I’m planning on having an on-board battery charger to allow me to take advantage of charging stations.
Charging Station Map
J1772 Combo Socket
J1772 chargers are usually called “level 1” or “level 2” chargers. These are far more common but charge cars far more slowly than CHAdeMO chargers. Level 1 chargers provide up to 16 amps at 120 volts (1.9 kW). Level 2 chargers provide up to 80 amps at 240 volts (19.2 kW). Chargers from ChargePoint are typically 6.6 kW Level 2 J1772 chargers. For comparison, a standard household outlet can provide 12 amps at 110 volts (1.4 kW).
J1772 Plug and Socket:
The people at tucsonev.com sell a “level 1” J1772 socket:
CHAdeMO chargers are usually called a “DC Quick Charge” “Supercharger” or “Level 3” chargers. They can provide up to 62.5 kW of high-voltage DC power.
CHAdeMO socket (left) on a Nissan Leaf:
Tesla Supercharger Socket
Tesla has it’s own proprietary charging socket design.