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    EV charger install

    Can the wiring go from the fuse box to a certain distance in the roof space, then exit the roof space via the eaves, then travel in conduit along the outside wall, to an EV charger? Or does the wiring need to go from roof space to wall cavity? It's an odd arrangement, and traveling outside will...
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    UK 32A or 40A breaker for 7kW EV Charger

    I note that in answer to another EV Charger question a member suggested a 40A breaker would be preferred to a 32A because of many hours at continuous full 7kW load. I am not an electrician but understand the reasoning. I have a 7kW charger (which generally runs full load for a continuous 5 hours...
  3. tony9i9i9i

    EV charger install...

    I have a client who wants an EV charger installed, charger TBC, but about 7KW, installed about 20m away from this installation. I've not done one before, but I understand I need to split the tails and main earth and add blocks so I can add an EV CU. CU is in a cupboard and the tails and earth...
  4. A

    First install of EV charger

    Hi all, Merry Christmas to everyone, and apologies for talking work during the holidays😅 I have my first EV charger install job early in the New Year, and I might be able to enjoy the holidays a bit better if I could ask your advice please. I'm going to install a 7kw Zappi charger with built...
  5. S

    EV charger cable in wall cavity

    I would like to hide the cable to an EV charger. The consumer unit, meter cabinet and charger would all be on the same wall. About 5 metres from the charger to the meter box or 6m to the CU. It's an external wall without insulation. Would 6mm NYYJ in the wall cavity be acceptable? It would be...
  6. PetesEV

    EV Charger installed in the garage see options

    I may have posted this before but not sure if it made it in. I want to install an EV Charger in my garage. The panel is two stories up and the floor between the garage and the 1st floor is 8" concrete. I can use an elevator shaft which is accessible behind the panel on the 2nd floor, however, I...
  7. Rockingit

    Caveat that this is from the Daily Fail... EV charger rage?!

    In fairness, dispite coming from the daily fail, this is entirely believable AND predictable...
  8. ElectricallyRandom

    EV charger issue - Garo PME trips

    Hi. Not sure if it's the right place to ask, so won't be upset if it gets removed. Apologies if the terminology (PEN/PME/etc) is used inaccurately. I had an EV charger installed in December on my detached garage by a local electrician. The charger is one that doesn't have a PEN fault detection...
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    EV Charger - No Internet required

    Good Afternoon All I have quoted for the installation of an EV Charger that is located in an underground car park. I don't install many however when I have done before I have installed the Zappi Chargers. I am wondering whether they need an internet connection to both set up and use. The reason...
  10. CopiamElectrical

    30mA Type A RCD Protection for EV Charger? Y/N? (TESLA Gen3)

    Afternoon everyone, I have a quick question about the Tesla Gen 3 Wall Charger? Does it require Type A 30MA RCD protection or not. Only because the Wall Connector features built-in RCD Type A + DC 6mA. I know we should be installing Type A 30mA protection however we also work with what the...
  11. MrGwythers

    Ev charger rccb fault

    Hello can anyone shed some light on this fault, we have a supply into 63A 100ma rccbs that feed matte for ev chargers. The rccbs keep losing a phase the first one lost L1 on rccb outgoing side, we've replaced that one now another 3 out of 5 rccb have lost L2 on all 3 faulty rccbs the first rccb...
  12. spamwize2

    205v ac supply to EV charger

    Hi I have a job at work, an ev charger keeps stopping functioning, the company that looks after it has been out and said its not there problem, the supply voltage is 205v ac, (I still need to check this) but is there a step up transformer out there that that can increase the voltage to 240v...
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    NICEIC Certification Scheme Mounting EV charger on external meter cabinet

    Customer wants me to mount his EV charger on the back of an external, plastic meter cabinet. The cabinet is a new plastic one at the other side of his drive from the house with a separate consumer unit inside. This would be an ideal location for ease of installation. Is this allowed or will I...
  14. J

    GFCI tripping EV charger CCID

    I have an issue with the GFCI breaker that was installed by my local electrician. It is not supposed to be installed with a charging circuit interrupting device (CCID) protection that is my charge point homeflex EV charger. Especially if using a plug. I would love to just replace it with a...
  15. S

    UK Emissions Trading Register and/or the Ozev Scheme for EV Charger installers?

    Hi there, please be patient with me because I'm old and still learning. My electrician nephew is being inundated with EV Charger requests. He's fully qualified and has NICEIC accreditation too. I registered him for Ozev, but if I'm honest I don't understand it. Should he also be on the UK...
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    High incoming supply voltage EV charger shutting down

    Hello, I have a EV charger that is reporting over voltage and is unable to charge. the charger will operate up to 253V The solar inverter reports voltages below 253V and when the solar is shutdown and isolated the incoming supply reports voltages in excess 248V consistently, peaking at 256V...
  17. Nexblue

    Brand New EV Charger - We need you for testing and more!

    Hi Everyone, After a long time of research and development, we are finally proud to launch our new smart EV Charger: The NexBlue Edge. Before we launch our new product officially, we would like to get professional electrician’s feedback on the installation and the usage, in order to be...
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    13amp or 40amp socket for EV charger whilst using an extension cable.

    I am looking for advice on getting an upgraded 25 meter extension cable from my office into my car park to charge my EV from an IP66 rated socket, from a standard Tesla 3 pin plug - plug in charger. I know not to use normal off the shelf extension cables as they're naff, melt and are a fire...
  19. PuddingMan

    Need to get new EICR after installing EV Charger?

    Hello everyone! I am curious to know if we need a new Electrical Installation Condition Report (EICR) after installing an electric vehicle charger at our property. Does anyone have any knowledge or experience with this? Any advice would be appreciated. The most recent EICR was only issued in...
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    moving an ev charger

    my son has recently had an ev charger installed for his car (last week) cost was £900, simple run ,consumer unit on outside wall ,drill through to garage and armour cable run of 3 metres to the charging point.Not disputing the cost as hopefully they have provided the relevant certs etc. now...
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