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Flea 4 SECC

Charge Controller
Flea 4 SECC is CarMedialab’s most up-to-date professional charging communications controller. It combines all nece­ssary charging and communication interfaces as well as supervision and analysis logs in a single system.

Intelligent charging communication

Drivers of e-vehicles expect charging to work easily. For vehicle and charging point to harmonize, software and hardware need to be perfectly coordinated. CarMedialab develops state-of-the-art technology for standard-compliant communication between charging point and vehicle. This reduces system complexity and integration costs. In addition, Remote Device Management makes it possible to communicate reliably, in accordance with industry standards, between the charging controller and the charge management system. This enables OTA software updates, a range of payment functions, control functions for operating and costs as well as Value Added Services.

Applications

CCS (Combined Charging System)

Both direct current and alternating current charging methods can be implemented with the standardized CCS connector system.

Panto Up

With Panto Up, the current collector is located on the vehicle roof and extends upwards in the direction of the charging station.

Panto Down

With Panto Down, the current guide is mounted on the infrastructure and lowers to the roof of the vehicle for charging.

Wireless power transfer

Non-conductive energy transmission through the means of inductive coils.

Test-Equipment

Equipment for simulating charging processes.

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Find your solution with us

  • Vehicle charging interfaces according to IEC 61851, IEC 61851-23, SAE J1772, ISO 15118 (AC and DC), ISO 15118-20, DIN SPEC 70121, SAE J3105, OppCharge 1.3.0 and CHAdeMO 0.9 & 1.x

  • Temperature, lock actuator and feedback
  • Plug and Charge, certificates and trust store management
  • Diagnostics and remote supervision
  • Mature understanding of the procedures of transport companies

  • Value Added Services based on VDV 261
  • CAN J1939
  • RS485 Modbus
  • OpenADR 2.0 (VEN only)

Technical Data

  • System

    System internal

    Processor:
    4 ARM Cortex-A53 at 1.2 GHz (64 Bit)
    2 ARM Cortex-R5 at 500 MHz

    RAM:
    1 GB LPDDR4 RAM

    System Memory:
    4 GB eMMC
    4 … 32 GB, Internal Micro SD (Optional)
    16 MB NOR

    Sensors:
    3 D Gyroscope
    3 D Accelerometer
    3 D Magnetometer (Compass)

    OS:
    Embedded Linux (Yocto-based)

    System external

    Dimensions: 152 mm x 107 mm x 36 mm incl. main connector
    Power Supply: 12, 24 V
    Operating Temperature: -40°C … +85°C
    Overvoltage Protection: 36 V
    Standby: < 0.5 mA @ 12 V
    Hibernation (Warm Start): < 10 mA @ 12 V
    Working: < 500 mA @ 12 V
    Wakeup Options: GPIO, CAN (Activity), RTC, Modem Ring

  • Connectivity

    Mobil
    LTE CAT4 (150 Mbit/s Download, 50 Mbit/s Upload)
    EMEA Region Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20
    HSDPA Category 24, HSUPA Category 6
    MIMO 2 x 2, RX Diversity
    3G, 2G, Quadband Fallback

    WLAN
    802.11 a, b, g, n (2.4, 5 GHz)

    Ethernet
    10, 100, 1000 BASE-TX

    Bluetooth
    BT, BLE 4.2

  • Interfaces

    5 x CAN-FD
    1 x PWM outputs IEC 61851, SAE J1772 (control pilot),
    1 x ISO15118-3 based on Homeplug Green PHY
    1 x OppCharge 1.3.0, ISO 15118-8, ISO 15118-20 Wifi Extension
    1 x DIN 70121:2012
    1 x SAE J3015

  • Positioning

    GPS, QZSS
    72-Channel with Dead Reckoning and Internal Sensors
    GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo
    Position Accuracy 2.5 m CEP with SBAS 1.5 m CEP
    Frequency of Time 0.25 Hz … 10 MHz
    Number on Concurrent GNSS: 3

  • Connectors

    ELO-54
    5 x CAN-FD
    1 x Automotive Ethernet (100BASE-T1)
    3 x Analog Input (0-60 V)
    1 x Digital Output (Open Drain)
    1 x Digital Output (High Side Switch)
    1 x I2C
    2 x RS232
    1 x RS485 Modbus
    1 x PWM outputs IEC 61851, SAE J1772 (control pilot) with
    1 x ISO 15118-3 based on Homeplug Green PHY

    USB
    USB-C 2.0 (Host or Client, OTG)

    Antenna
    2 x 2G, 3G, 4G Antenna Fakra
    1 x GPS Antenna Fakra
    1 x Wifi ex. Antenna (optional)




  • ISO 15118

    • ISO 15118-2/-20/DIN compliant communication
    • Support of Values Added Services (VAS)
    • Support of External Identification Means (EIM)
    • Support of Plug and Charge (PnC)
    • Support of CAN and other serial interfaces
  • OCPP

    • OCPP (Open Charge Point Protocol) Compliant Communication Engine
    • OCPP (Open Charge Point Protocol) Compliant Communication Test Tools
    • Support of certificates, loading profiles and customer-specific messages
    • Support of JSON

Charge controller successfully in use

We are happy to announce that our charging communication controllers are successfully used at ENIKA! Our Flea 4 SECC combines all required charging and communication interfaces as well as supervision and analysis logs in one system.

Practical examples

  • Shows two electric buses
    Dakar uses electric buses for public transport for the first time and controls the charging processes with MOBILEcharge
  • MOBILEcharge in use with the electric buses of Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr

  • MOBILEcharge connects hundreds of charging stations across Israel.

  • Prioritized charging with MOBILEcharge at the e-bus depot in Deventer (Netherlands).

  • Vehicle monitoring in the buses of Verkehrsbetriebe Hamburg-Holstein GmbH

  • Pantograph charging station Leipzig managed by MOBILEcharge.

  • Bus is charged efficiently with MOBILEcharge

  • Bus depot in Bergen managed with MOBILEcharge

    Feedback

    Satisfied customers worldwide

    • Eric F.

      Manager of communications and marketing, C-TRAN

      Sustainability is at the core of who we are as a public transportation provider, and battery-electric buses are crucial to our zero-emission future. We’re excited to partner with CarMedialab to improve the performance of these vehicles, and the experience for our riders.

    • Shirley W.

      Product Manager, Ayalon Highways

      We chose CarMedialabs charge management system for all our bus depots all over Israel. MOBILEcharge will help us to have a maximum number of buses available on time with minimal use of the grid and minimal costs. Let the electrification revolution begin!

    • Melissa D.

      Fleet management, HEAG mobilio
      The Data Tester by CarMedialab has convinced us: simple vehicle connection, efficient signal checking and a user-friendly web interface. We are very satisfied with the results.
    • Hugo V.

      Performance and Contract Manager, Tide AS, Norway

      Wonderful collaboration […] we will look forward to continuing this really good work.

    • Anton G.

      VCDB VerkehrsConsult Dresden-Berlin GmbH
      All in all, we are very happy with the Data Tester.
    • Tore G.

      Information Technology Manager, Tide AS Norge, Norway

      Finally somebody who’s understanding smart charging entirely.

    • Dennis H.

      VCDB VerkehrsConsult Dresden-Berlin GmbH

      The long-awaited system for vehicle data testing. We as VCDB have a great interest in the Data Tester, as we also provide vehicle inspections for customers.

    • Paul G.

      Director International Business Development, INIT Group

      It’s been a pleasure working with you guys from the beginning and the best is yet to come!

    • Mark S.

      Electric Vehicle Charging Vertical Manager, NXP Semiconductor

      A great example of how our customers can benefit with their ISO 15118 adaption through partnership and collaboration.

    • Christian F.

      Test Engineer, Volkswagen AG, Germany

      Thank you so much for the timely patches! In short: The Flea 4 can quite do something!

    • Prof. Dr. Chris S. L.

      President, Pacific Coast Research Inc., U.S.A.

      Strong products. Top precision and performance. Exactly what we needed.

    • Manuel S.

      Bosch Engineering GmbH

      Flea 4 is now an integral part of our platform solution. Thank you very much for your support and we look forward to continuing our good cooperation!

      A selection of our valued clients
      • Logo of Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA)
      • Logo of Salzburg AG
      • Logo of York Region Transit
      • Logo of Rheinbahn AG (Rheinbahn)
      • Logo of Verkehrsbetriebe Karlsruhe GmbH (VBK)
      • Logo of TotalEnergies SE (TotalEnergies)
      • Logo of WBC Wallbox Chargers Deutschland GmbH (wallbox)
      • Logo of ABB Ltd (ABB)
      • Logo of Hitachi, Ltd. (HITACHI)
      • Logo of Vattenfall AG (Vattenfall)

      Right from the start your experienced partner

      We are a member of the Open Charge Alliance. CarMedialab is a pioneer in Smart Charging. More than 10 years ago we contributed to the first development of a “Powerline” based smart charge communication protocol. We offer you the right software for both conductive und inductive charging. Your advantage: all components have been repeatedly tested and are already successfully in use. Plus, our systems are available immediately.

      Let’s connect

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      Leandro Campo
      Sales Manager Public Transport
      FAQ
      Frequently Asked Questions
      What is ISO 15118?

      International Standard – “Road Vehicles – Vehicle to Grid Communication Interface”. ISO 15118 is a collection of international technical standards that define a high-level communication interface for charging purposes. This standard finds broad utilization in modern electric vehicles (EVs). Thus, eEVs as well as electric vehicle supply equipments (EVSEs) are required to conform the ISO 15118 standard.

       

      In which way does ISO 15118 benefit to the charging process?
      In general, global acceptance of ISO 15118 not only enables all EVs and EVSEs to work interoperable, but it accelerates the development of charging technology drastically.
      What is Vehicle-2-Grid (V2G)?
      Vehicle-to-grid — integrating EVs into the grid. ISO 15118 enables the integration of EVs into the smart grid. A smart grid is an electrical grid that interconnects energy producers, consumers, and grid components like transformers by means of information and communication technology.
      What is the latest version of ISO 15118?
      The latest publication ISO 15118-20 from beginning of 2022 contributes as 2nd generation network and application layer standards. In short, it renews the previous definitions mainly in the manners of additional functionality, security and connectivity interfaces.
      What does ISO 15118 consist of?
      ISO 15118 consists of several sub-documents, collectively defining a complete communication interface covering all procedural and technical layers.
      What is OCPP Compliance?

      Systems with communication interfaces which use the OCPP standard are considered OCPP compliant or OCPP conform. It means that different charging points can be linked to different central systems if they have all been developed to be OCPP compliant.

      In order to verify how compatible they are with other systems, CarMedialab regularly takes part in “testivals” where all of our product’s functions are examined and validated to ensure they comply with standard application.

      What role does ISO 15118 play in Smart Charging?
      ISO 15118 can be described as the enabler for smart charging measurements. In other words, ISO 15118’s continuous data exchange between EV and EVSE, paired with the possibility to dynamically influence the charging process, allows Smart Charging activies of all kinds.
      Who needs to know about ISO 15118?
      • Vehicle manufacturers (OEM)
      • Charging infrastructure manufacturers and charging point operators (CPO)
      • E-mobility service providers (EMP)
      • Roaming platform providers (ROP)
      • flexibility marketers/service providers, and network operators.
      How does CarMedialab contribute to ISO 15118?

      CarMedialab offers productive and field-approved hardware and software solutions conforming the ISO 15118 standard. Developing not only our ISO 15118 software stack, but also our own EV/EVSE communication controller hardware, we can offer detailed knowledge to all aspects of high-level charging communication.

      What is OCPP?

      Open Charge Point Protocol

      What is OCPP 2.0.1?

      OCPP standard version 1.6 is the most widely used protocol in charging technology. Version 2.0.1 is a further development and is the latest version of the protocol.

      More information can be found here:

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