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Bosch eBike 12v Travel Charger

Bosch eBike 12v Travel Battery Car Charger

By Martin Brown on March 24, 2015

Bosch have been working hard to create a user friendly ‘on the fly’ charger for their Bosch eBike battery packs. Today we announce the new 12v cigarette socket charger available. 

No longer do you have to use an inverter to charge your Bosch eBike battery pack in your car. The feedback from more serious customers to Bosch was that they would prefer the ability to be able to charge Bosch eBike batteries from their car.

This is particularly useful for midday charges out on the trail or those who wish to charge their battery packs whilst out on the move.

The neat new charger works seamlessly with later Bosch Active & Performance batteries, both 300Wh, 400Wh, frame mount & pannier rack mounted power packs. Its the same size as the original small Bosch charger but instead of the mains head on one end it features a direct plug ‘n’ play 12v socket to fit directly into every vehicles cigarette lighter socket.

The cabling is also a lot shorter as you don’t need so much length to reach the bike, you can tuck the battery away inside the car whilst on charge. The small unit weighs just shy of 800g and is easily stowable.

For older Bosch Classic+ batteries, this new travel charger can also be used in conjunction with the Bosch Classic+ to Performance adapter here.

Bosch Classic+ Battery Charger AdaptorWe expect charging to take a little longer than when using ordinary 240v mains. Interestingly the new charger also features an internal discharge protection system for the vehicles battery to prevent it from completely discharging.

Also we will take this opportunity to advise all customers to not leave their battery in direct sunlight, especially in the coming summer months, cars can heat up quite extravagantly and leaving your power pack in direct sunlight will cause further heat. Its not good for the battery to charge abnormally hot. So we suggest placing the battery on charge out of the way of direct sunlight and just leave the window ajar to allow a little breeze to flow through the car.

In stock today! To learn more or to order yours click here – Bosch Travel Charger

About Martin Brown

Martin has been in the electric bike industry for over 10 years & has helped it grow from the start. Promoting eBikes across the UK at events & offering the very best advice, tech articles, blogs & videos. In particular Martin is a major player for progressing the use of eMTB's, today owner of e-bikeshop.co.uk - The UK's largest eBike supplier specialising in Bosch & Yamaha, good quality European eBikes.



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