We currently have two options when it comes to Zappi and its charge lead arrangements.
Untethered chargers, come without a cable attached and instead, you’d use your own cable, which is often supplied with the EV.
The main advantages with untethered chargers are :
• Those with Type 1 vehicles would require a special Type 1 to Type 2 cable so would tend to opt for an untethered unit
• If you required a custom length cable, e.g. needed a 12m cable between the charger and the vehicle. (tethered units come with a 6.5m cable attached)
• They are aesthetically neater, subject to opinion
Tethered chargers, come with a cable attached to the unit which cannot be detached.
The cable has a Type 2 plug attached which has become the worldwide industry standard and is suitable for all modern EV’s. (excluding a handful of early Type 1 models, hence if you have Type 1 you should choose the untethered unit)
The main advantages with untethered chargers are : –
• Convenience is the biggest benefit for choosing a tethered unit, negating the need to keep unpacking and packing away your detachable lead each time.