IEC type 2 for TW560

remember us lamenting the unavailability of a reliable solution to connect to IEC Type2 socket – to allow for a tri-phase charge of at least one TWIKE, better two.

well, finally, TW560 gets it’s type2 plug. there are multiple ways how to make this work. i downloaded the official documents from mennekes and combined the info with some of the ideas floating around on the internet. the hardware was bought in china and assembled at home.

initially, i had a short cable with the release switch close to the mennekes plug. now, my solution has a longer cable with the release switch built into the red tri-phase plug which remains in the vehicle. this will ensure that the plug and adapter cannot be stolen or the TWIKE unplugged during the charge.

below are some pictures documenting the cable assembly process.

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mennekes charging info

mennekes charging info

building the connector

building the connector

building the connector

building the connector

building the connector

building the connector

plug and switch

plug and switch