[EVDL] List of low cost EVSE : Adding J1772 capabilities to a conversion
I posted a list of low cost EVSE a while back.
I just verified and updated it. Interesting, some prices went down, and
The plugin America link has up to a 70A EVSE listed.
[quote] Cor van de Water wrote:
> I checked the Home Despot website (assuming that is what
> you referred to with the HD) and saw that they have a
> very diverse set of charging stations, the highest power
> that I could find (the somewhat infamous GE WattStation):
> - the price is $979
> - the plug is NEMA 6-50P
> - max current is 30A
> All other charging stations appear to be Level 1, even when
> some call themselves level 2 because they are 12 or max 16A
> and have a NEMA 5-15 or 5-20 plug (120V)
> I cannot find a 40A $700 charging station.
> Do you have a link?
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> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Cruisin
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> Subject: Re: [EVDL] Adding J1772 capabilities to a conversion
> Corbin, the circuit you are designing would be acceptable for home use
> but could NOT be used on a public charger. New laws now limit the use of
> the charger for 4 hours in some areas. We should all design our systems
> similar to production cars using the J1772 for 220vac and a 110vac plug
> for public charging using less than 15amp. Chargers should also be at
> least 6kw for fast charging. I would NOT want to be stuck at a public
> charger with a 2k-2,5k charger unless you have a lot of time for
> shopping and am not in a 4 hour limit charging zone. A J1772 charger is
> available from HD for $700 and really works good rated at 40amp. Also
> has a delay for low rate night time charging. Gone will be the hot plugs
> and melting prongs that so many complain about.
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