charging

  1. R

    Inductive Charging Circuit Design Help

    In Short: I need help designing a circuit between a receiving induction coil and a battery load. Longer Explanation: I am entering a science fair project this year which requires wireless charging of a drone. So far, a have a transmitting coil that takes 12V at 2 amperes and the receiver coil...
  2. EricMark

    Charging batteries and battery voltage?

    OK I was an auto electrician back in the 70's and 80's so under stand a lot about batteries, however at that time the sealed for life battery was rather new, and you may have had a VRLA in a fire alarm, but not in a vehicle, the AGM battery was unheard of. So did have stage battery chargers for...
  3. Darkwood

    HMO car charging ports request.

    I will be upfront and honest I never really got involved or know too much about this so a few queries... -Do I need any paperwork, additional recognition to install several new charging points at an HMO -Are there still any grants available to the landlord to counter the costs -If I need to...
  4. T

    Charging an electric car

    Hello everyone. I am newly registered and I need some expert advice. I want to charge a 2014 Nissan Leaf overnight from my domestic supply. The charging cable supplied with the car will only reach a single socket 13 amp spur (wired with just one 2.5mm T&E cable) situated in the porch. Will a...
  5. HappyHippyDad

    Which RCD to use for EV charging point?

    I don't fit EV charging points as I am not OLEV registered. However, I am fitting a Tesla EV charger soon for a friend as I owe him a favour. The Tesla spec asks for a Type B RCD or Type A-EV RCD. Looking at Regulation 722.531.2.101 this sates the same as above. The regulation states a Type...
  6. C

    2919 EV Charging

    After spending most of my day researching this course and how to become approved with manufacturers and OLEV I have signed up onto the C&G course. Anyone who has done it got any tips? What’s the exam like? Decent enough course?
  7. Click Dual USB Sockets

    Click Dual USB Sockets

    Charge two devices simultaneously without fear of fluctuations within the power supply interfering! The load isn't split across both ports on our USB sockets, so you are guaranteed optimum charge every time! To find out more on this product visit: https://www.scolmore.com/products/usb/
  8. Gavin John Hyde

    Using a priority unit in garage with ev charging

    I have an install coming up where there is a 40 amp supply to a garage via 2 core 4mm swa buried. due to a rather expensive patio and other works its not possible to run a new swa to garage. Customer wants ideally to keep the sockets/lights in garage and have an ev charger. Charger will be used...
  9. HappyHippyDad

    Implications of Amendment 1 for EV charging points?

    I am a bit unsure of what Amendment 1 is saying regarding EV charging points and PME. I understand the existing 3 methods in section 722.411.4.1 regarding the use of PME and EV charging points but I am not sure what the additional methods are? Is it now easier to use EV charging points with a...
  10. HappyHippyDad

    Implication of Amendment 1 for EV charging points?

    I am a bit unsure of what Amendment 1 is saying regarding EV charging points and PME. I understand the existing 3 methods in section 722.411.4.1 regarding the use of PME and EV charging points but I am not sure what the additional methods are? Is it now easier to use EV charging points with a...
  11. Matt

    Samsung charging slow... and then not

    Hello everyone, Posting my question here as I did not find a strictly electronics section. This is a question regarding charging a mobile phone. I have a Samsung phone (Galaxy A10) and it is acting in a peculiar fashion. It has a real hard time charging when using the original charger and...
  12. G

    Best EV charging testing unit?

    Hi Guys, Completed an EV charging course a few months back. Looking to explore that growing corner of the market. My Megger 1720 multi function tester packed up recently. Always pretty happy with my Megger, but I'm looking to get a tester that has integrated EV testing and comes with its own EV...
  13. Midwest

    EV charging points 2020

    I'm just interested in the technicalities of charging points, specifically with PME supplies, I know there's been a few threads on here, but I just wonder where we are with things currently. Someone posted this vid; View...
  14. A

    Pricing

    New to the forum, I’m looking at starting up on my own but I find it hard to price work as I don’t really know the going rates had a look online and the prices seem really high? I live and work in the north of England. what would be a average price per day and hour? and do people charge for...
  15. T

    Unidentified issue

    Hi Everyone, I am struggling with a problem for what i cannot find any solution. I have an Opel Astra H 1.3 CDTI form 2008 and started to have some issues for a while. The situation is the following: My battery died on a morning, it was strange since the battery is only 3 months old. I took it...
  16. D

    Storage heater not charging

    Hi all, hope someone can help or just shed some light. We recently moved into a property that uses storage heaters in the living room. Now it is getting cold we need to use them, however we discovered faults, electrician replaced a part and assured us everything was in order. Have serviced on...
  17. P

    Leisure battery charging problem

    What am i doing wrong??? i recently bought 2 new leisure batteries from Halfords, linked them together neg to neg, pos to pos to double my bank while working away off grid. i fitted a Cargo 12v 140A Split Charge Intelligent VSR Relay but for some reason it just keeps flicking on and off every...
  18. the pict

    Electric vehicles charging course

    Off on the above in early December, I suppose I will find this out on the course,but, is Metrel the only ones doing a testing adapter , or is there a workaround for all testers the 6mA limit I think is going to be the real hurdle , but it looks like between the course, another guide...
  19. spud1

    Electric Vehicle Charging training

    Hi there, I have been offered an opportunity to do some EVC training through my local wholesaler. They are putting on a course run by the NICEIC and Rolec. Its a one day course and although the cost is considerable, included in it is; the NICEIC code of practice book for EV Charging and a Rolec...
  20. hey-hey-my-my

    Trouble with charging a large 12v battery

    Hello! I recently upgraded the 110ah battery in my camper van for a 260ah AGM one. My solar panels (200w via MPPT, soon to be doubled) struggle to keep up with my consumption, so once a week I hook up the battery to mains using CTEK's 5A charger, which supports AGM batteries but is not...
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