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jazz999

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110v to J1772 Charging
« on: December 20, 2016, 01:37:54 PM »
Do you think something like this would work for the Enertia charging?  My city has been adding many more j1772 stations but no 110v so I cannot use them.

http://300mpg.org/2015/03/31/the-diy-j1772-charging-adapter/

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Re: 110v to J1772 Charging
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2017, 01:27:48 PM »
To update this.  I was told by the manufacturer that this would work.  Any opinions

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VIKM62Q/ref=s9_acsd_hps_bw_c_x_1_w


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Re: 110v to J1772 Charging
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2017, 03:42:49 PM »
Two different things.

1. http://300mpg.org/2015/03/31/the-diy-j1772-charging-adapter/

This is a J1772 inlet to allow you to connect an non-J1772 charging equipment to a J1772 supply, like most commercial car charging stations. Assuming that your charging equipment is compatible with 240V.

This should work fine to let you plug the Enertia charger into a J1772 EVSE. Note that this WILL NOT increase the speed that you charge at, and depending on the station may be quite expensive. Blink charges $0.04/minute for members, you're using approximately $0.0016 of electricity per minute. 2500% markup!

2. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00VIKM62Q/

This is portable J1772 EVSE to allow you to connect a J1772 charger to a non-J1772 supply.

You're adding a lot of weight and cost for flexibility; in effect these two things together do the same thing as a $5 IEC C19 cable (connect 120V wall plug to vehicle for charging), but also give you more flexibility to plug into a J1772 supply or later to connect another type of J1772 EV to a 120V or 240V wall supply.
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Re: 110v to J1772 Charging
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2017, 12:37:08 PM »
Thanks, appreciate the info. I think I read somewhere that the Enertia can handle 240v but not sure.  Anyway, I just want to be able to charge it.  I don't really want to add the additional weight but lack of 120v pluggins is making it difficult to charge away from home.  My work is putting in 4 charging stations but they will only be J1772 only.    Thanks again

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Re: 110v to J1772 Charging
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2017, 10:46:05 AM »
 :(  They just added a new charging station right next to my office but level 2 only no 110v....sadly

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Re: 110v to J1772 Charging
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2017, 10:29:02 AM »
Update:  The Enertia Charge controller specs are:

100-240v
50-60Hz
720w
output 72v-720w

So the Zero to J1772 adapter should work: http://www.tucsonev.com/ for $100.  I am going to buy it and try it out in the next couple of weeks.