Ego Commercial introduced its PGX Charging System. Ego said it designed this system to be a flexible charging solution that scales to the needs of each business.
A 1600-watt hub anchors the PGX Commercial Charging system, and users can mount it in a building, van, or trailer to run off a standard 15-amp, 120-volt outlet. The 1600W hub connects to 3-Port docks to charge up to 70 Ego 56V 2.5Ah ARC lithium batteries.
“Time is money, and uptime is top-of-mind for any landscaping professional, so we needed a charging solution that could help maximize uptime,” said Nick Feld, an Ego Commercial senior product manager. “Our batteries charge faster than they deplete, but we knew we couldn’t take a one-size-fits-all approach to a charging system because no two businesses are alike, and each has its own energy and runtime needs.”
Each PGX Commercial Charging 3-Port Dock holds up to three Ego batteries and charges them sequentially, with up to 24 docks connected to a 1600W Hub. Feld said the hub- and dock-based offering provides landscapers a solution to scale their system more economically.
“At the end of a workday, the landscaper will load up the docks with batteries, and when they come back in the morning to start their day they’ll be fully charged and ready to grab and go,” Feld said.
Ego Commercial also has off-grid DC-DC charging covered with the PGX Power Bank, which uses a large format 2.2kWh (40Ah) High-Capacity Battery to charge smaller handheld batteries off the grid for use during the workday. Once fully charged from the 1600W Hub, each high capacity battery can recharge more than 30Ah of smaller Ego 56V ARC Lithium batteries in the field through the Power Bank.
The new EGO Commercial series tools include:
- 800 CFM Backpack Blower with Peak Power
- 17.5-in. String Trimmer
- 10-in. Telescopic Pole Saw
- Curved Shaft Edger
- Straight Shaft Edger
- 21-in. Short Pole Hedge Trimmer
- 21-in. Extended Pole Hedge Trimmer
- 21-in. Articulating Pole Hedge Trimmer
- Bike Handle Brush Cutter
- 20-in. Chain Saw
- 22-in. Aluminum Deck Lawn Mower with Peak Power