The most convenient charging option is the OEM-supported Charge Tank for 2015 models onward.
It's more convenient than an Elcon 2500, but for subtle reasons seems to be slightly less compatible with a range of charging stations (see the User Guide).
- Model Compatibility
- 2015+ S-platform bikes only (S/DS/SR/DSR)
- Incompatible with the OEM Power Tank accessory since it occupies the same bulky tank location.
- Station Compatiblity
- Only available with a J1772 inlet.
- Mennekes single-phase adapter offered for Europe, Australia, NZ.
- Initial 2.5kW Revision
- 2.5kW (discontinued)
- Released 2016, discontinued late 2017 in favor of the current version.
- Provides its own charging power (2.5kW) while also engaging the onboard charger in parallel, for a total of 3.8kW
- The accessory charging port circuit is not impacted by this charging circuit.
- 6.5kW Revision
- 6.5kW, released October 2017.
- Initially only available as a factory installed option for 2018+ models
- Now available as a dealer-installed accessory for 2015+ models.
- Provides 6.5kW but does not engage the onboard charger unless connected to 110V power.
- If the onboard charger is separately engaged (on 110V or 220V circuits), a potential total of 7.8kW is available.
- Unless the bike is a single-long-brick bike (7.2kWh) in which case it would exceed the ~7kW limit set by the 1C rate limit on the contactor.
- It only fits in the Power Tank area (so they can't both be installed) and requires a dealer-only installation (very involved).
- The bike must be keyed on before initiating a charge cycle with the Charge Tank.
- Once charging, the bike can be keyed off; the Charge Tank and onboard charger will keep the bike in charge mode.
- Zero Charge Tank User Guide
- install video by a dealer showing what it looks like under the tank