Mobile Equipment Charger MEC500

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Key Specs

Rated Power (AC Input)
500 kW
500 kW
Voltage Range (AC Input)
400-660 VAC
400-660 VAC
Frequency Range
50 or 60 Hz
50 or 60 Hz



A first of its kind for the mining industry, the Cat® MEC500 Mobile Equipment Charger is a standalone fast charging system designed to charge quickly and safely wherever it’s needed.


Built Tough

Rated to meet the IP66 standard, critical components are protected from both water and dust infiltration. The charger also meets ISO 2867 standards, offering protection from minor rockfalls.<br>Key components are Isolation mounted against vibration or seismic activity.

Fast charge

The MEC 500 offered high-power, fast Opportunity Charging where needed. ultrafast battery charging is achieved by connecting two units in parallel to charge the LHD in less than 20 minutes.


Equipped with a durable skid mount and integrated forklift eyes, the charger is efficiently moved to where the equipment is working via towing or fork truck.

Product Specifications for MEC500

Rated Power (AC Input) 500 kW 500 kW
Voltage Range (AC Input) 400-660 VAC 400-660 VAC
Frequency Range 50 or 60 Hz 50 or 60 Hz
Input Supply (AC Input) 3-Phase Insulated Terra (IT) 3-Phase Insulated Terra (IT)
Voltage Output 300-1,000 VDC 300-1,000 VDC
Rated Current (DC Output) 700 Amps 700 Amps
Cable Output - Cat Proprietary Connector 700 Amp 700 Amp
Ambient Operating Temperature Range -25° to +50° C (-13° to 122° F) -25° to +50° C (-13° to 122° F)
Storage -40° to +80° C (-40° to +176° F) -40° to +80° C (-40° to +176° F)
Control Interface CAN CAN
Control Type IEC 61851-23/24 (with CAN) IEC 61851-23/24 (with CAN)
Compliance and Safety CSA M421; UL2202 (under development) CSA M421; UL2202 (under development)
MEC500 3650 lb 1656 kg
MEC500 with Optional Skid 4490 lb 2037 kg

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