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Our feature reviews take popular EV charging products through a full suite of tests. Unlike many online reviewers, we actually acquire the product, go through the setup and installation process, and test using at least two different electric vehicles. Our “reviews” mean reviews, not internet research.

Assembly, installation, and full testing of each home EV charging station.
  • Leviton EV32W Smart EV Charger – Full Review

    Leviton EV32W Smart EV Charger – Full Review

    The Leviton brand needs no introduction, it has been in American homes for over a century. Their latest home EV charging products are the EV32W and EV48W, with 32 and 48-amp outputs respectively. Leviton’s EV chargers are part of a larger push into smart home automation, where connected electric switches, dimmers, and appliances can be […]

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  • Tera 48 Amp Home EV Charger – Full Review

    Tera 48 Amp Home EV Charger – Full Review

    The 48 amp home EV charger from Tera is a popular seller on Amazon, so we’ve decided to put this product through our tests. Tera is positioning this charging station for all EVs, including Tesla owners because of the included NACS adapter and wall holster. In fact, there is a lot of value packed into […]

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  • Tera for Tesla P01 Portable EV Charger – Full Review

    Tera for Tesla P01 Portable EV Charger – Full Review

    This portable EV charger from Tera is popular on Amazon and it is a good alternative to the official Mobile Connector product from Tesla. Tera even markets this charger as “Tera for Tesla” because it comes with required adapters for charging Tesla vehicles as well as other EVs using a J1772 connector. Although it is […]

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  • LENZ Level 2 EV Charger – Full Review

    LENZ Level 2 EV Charger – Full Review

    LENZ is a California-based startup that designs and sells a variety of helpful EV charging necessities. The company’s founder has an engineering background with professional experience at Rivian prior to starting LENZ, this gives the company more credibility and a technical edge over rival charging equipment manufacturers. LENZ’s first home EV charging station is competitively […]

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  • FLO Home X5 EV Charger – Full Review

    FLO Home X5 EV Charger – Full Review

    If you are considering installing a Level 2 EV charger on the outside of your home, there is probably no tougher charging station on the market than the FLO Home X5. FLO has a large public charging network in Canada and a growing one in the United States, and it appears they have brought their […]

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  • Autel MaxiCharger Home EV Charger – Full Review

    Autel MaxiCharger Home EV Charger – Full Review

    Autel may not be a household name in EV products, but its recent products are making a big push into home and commercial EV charging. The brand is more widely known for automotive diagnostic tools, but with the recent Autel Energy division, the company is releasing very competitive products like the Autel MaxiCharger. This product […]

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  • ChargePoint Home Flex Full Review

    ChargePoint Home Flex Full Review

    The ChargePoint Home Flex is one of the most popular premium home EV charging stations on the market. Since its release, the Home Flex has been the benchmark other home charging stations are measured against. We’ve had our Home Flex for eight months, and it is the main charging station in our garage when we’re […]

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  • ShockFlo G1 Portable EV Charger – Full Review

    ShockFlo G1 Portable EV Charger – Full Review

    The ShockFlo G1 is a recently released portable EVSE that is gaining popularity and positive user reviews. This unit is available in 32 and 40-amp configurations, connects to the wall via a NEMA 14-50 plug, and has a J1772 connector for charging virtually any new EV. The 20-foot cord length balances portability and utility, and […]

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  • ShockFlo S1 Home EV Charger – Full Review

    ShockFlo S1 Home EV Charger – Full Review

    The ShockFlo brand is a more recent entrant into the home charging category. But in this short time, they have surprised us with a unique design form factor and compelling pricing. The ShockFlo S1 is a home based charging station that comes in either 40 or 48 amp versions. The company also offers the G1, […]

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  • EVACA Spoiler Installed and Tested: OEM Look Without OEM Price

    EVACA Spoiler Installed and Tested: OEM Look Without OEM Price

    Only the top “Performance” trims of Tesla Model 3 and Y vehicles come from the factory with trunk lid spoilers installed. If you have a Long Range or RWD spec car, Tesla will be happy to sell a spoiler to you for $700 through a service center. But luckily there is a big aftermarket selection […]

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  • AMPROAD iFlow P9 EV Charger Full Review

    AMPROAD iFlow P9 EV Charger Full Review

    While reviewing the iFlow P9 from AMPROAD, we were debating whether it is more of a home based EV charger or a portable one. That is because this product has qualities of both categories, and it is surprisingly versatile given the price point. There are portable chargers built well enough to serve as full time […]

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  • Lectron 40 AMP (Portable) EV Charger Full Review

    Lectron 40 AMP (Portable) EV Charger Full Review

    The Lectron 40 AMP Portable Charger is one of the most popular level 2 EV chargers from the brand. After reading consistently good user reviews of this product on Amazon, we decided to purchase one for our own testing. This product has a NEMA 14-50 input connector on one end, a 15-foot extension leading from […]

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  • Morec Portable EV Charger Full Review

    Morec Portable EV Charger Full Review

    The Morec portable EV charging cable is readily available online and comes in 32 and 40-amp versions. All versions come with the industry standard J1772 car connector on one end, but the buyer has a choice between NEMA 14-50 and NEMA 6-50 input wall connectors on the other end. (The 14-50 is more commonly used […]

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  • Emporia Smart Level 2 EV Charger Full Review

    Emporia Smart Level 2 EV Charger Full Review

    Emporia Level 2 Home charger is found commonly online at around $400 and can supply up to 48 amps of power to an EV when hardwired, or up to 40 amps using a NEMA 14-50 receptacle. Although the Emporia charger is on the lower end of the price spectrum, smart hardware, and design choices make […]

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  • Grizzl-E Level 2 Charger Full Review

    Grizzl-E Level 2 Charger Full Review

    Grizzl-E Level 2 home charger is manufactured by United Chargers and comes in two main versions; a basic Classic charger and a connected “Smart” version for about $80 extra. Both versions top out at 40 amps (~9 kW), and feature identical hardware other than the extra connectivity option. The charger also comes in several color […]

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  • Wallbox Pulsar Plus – Full Review

    Wallbox Pulsar Plus – Full Review

    The Wallbox Pulsar Plus is one of the most popular home EV charging stations on the market and for good reason. The combination of good design and simplicity makes this product a great fit for many garages. The Pulsar Plus is available in 40A and 48A versions and is commonly sold online and in retail […]

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