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    Separate connections to a EV charger and garage supply

    Hi all, Newly qualified electrician here who is in the process of re-wiring my own property. I have recently converted my old CU (if I can call it that!) in my 1950's property to a full RCBO C.U. (No SPD). Main fuse is 100A. Double pole isolator fitted prior to C.U.. 100A double pole switch...
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    EV Charger advice for ski lodge

    We have an unusual situation being a British-run ski lodge near Chamonix, France. The chalet is a 1930's, 20-bedroom facility run for around 200 private members that include a growing number of EV owners. We would like to get three 7 or 22kw EV charging points installed in the car park but...
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    Customer questioning his zappi EV charger.

    Hi Everyone, before I start ill admit I have very little knowledge of EV chargers etc, I have had a question from a customer who has had a 7kw zappi installed and his wife has just bought an audi a3 tfsi e. This apparently will only charge at a max rate of 2.9kw as its a hybrid, hes concerned...
  4. sythai

    EV - after few pointers please

    Hi Guys Not been involved with any EV much as of yet. But time has come now with new LABC regs that we have to fit on all new builds. Did the Niceic (think was 1/2 day) EV course 2-3 years ago, then signed myself up as a pod-point installer. That was about it ! All the OLEV paperwork put me...
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    How far from the house can I install a 7kw EV charger? Would 40m be possible?

    How far from the house can I install a 7kw EV charger? Would 40m be possible?
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    EV charger on split phase?

    I have a single 7kW EV charger that serves three holiday cottage. The supply to it is E7, with the night rate currently at exactly half the day rate, so most users charge at night, controlling the charge from apps. on their 'phones. Batteries are getting bigger, so it's becoming difficult to get...
  7. R

    Tesla Gen 3 EV charger

    Has anyone installed the Gen 3 Tesla EV charger. Is an RCD required at the supply as it says it has a type A one built into the unit. Also can anyone recommend a good Open pen detection device?
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    240v 50a relay for ev charger timer?

    Is there a relay I can get that will work to turn a 240v 50a ev charger on and off using an Arduino board or z wave module? I was going to get one of those outdoor boxes for breakers, spa disconnect I think it's called, and try to make a device specifically to do this either with an Arduino or a...
  9. Rockingit

    EV charger (for me) - what's the lowdown on the easiest/cheapest way to do it?

    I'm going to start some construction projects at my own gaff soon, including sorting out some better outdoor supplies. Currently have a 32a supply via SWA in what I think (need to check!) is 10mm which the previous installer has conveniently put a junction box join for right where I can...
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    Separate meter install for EV charger?

    I am looking to install an EV home charger for one vehicle, but possibly two in the future. I have a second unused (but still active) mains supply cable from a time when we had electric heaters. Unfortunately the separate meter on this supply was removed a few years back. It would seem to be...
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    How to position CT clamps correctly so solar does not interfere with EV charger.

    We recently had a solar panel system put it in. The solar batteries were delayed and put in after, at which point it became clear that the CT clamp for the solar system was positioned on the wrong cable. The inverter was reading the power generated by the solar system and including it in the...
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    How to position CT clamps correctly so solar does not interfere with EV charger.

    This is a DIYer looking for assistance: We recently had a solar panel system put it in. The solar batteries were delayed and put in after, at which point it became clear that the CT clamp for the solar system was positioned on the wrong cable. The inverter was reading the power generated by the...
  13. t01474

    Token Operated EV Charger

    Evening everybody. A Landlord who's pub I do a bit of work in called me today to discuss putting an EV Charger in for customer use. His idea was to charge £x for 60mins. I vaguely remember that Rolec had a token operated EV Charger but I'm not sure if they still make it. A fair bit of Google...
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    Upgrade Consumer Unit in Garage with EV Charger Capability.

    I’m looking to get my consumer unit upgraded in my Garage as it’s an old Chint board that is not very good.. My Dad is looking at EV Chargers too and I was wondering if it’s possible to get a consumer unit that would handle that. The current board has MCBs for 6A - Lighting 16A Electric Fire...
  15. Peter55

    Earthing question - three phase into main building, then single phase to EV charger

    Hi there, new to the forum and in final stages of completing C&G level 3; need to complete design project to complete. Am struggling to get my head around how to draw up correct circuit diagram showing EF Loop path for EV charger where initial supply is described as 'three phase TNCS' feeding to...
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    Bought 32A EV Charger, need to Change CEE plug to a USA Range plug.

    Hi, I Bought a 32A EV Charger, it comes with a CEE wall plug. I need to use it with a 60A range recepticle which I use to plug in my welder. So obviously I need to change the CEE plug into a Range plug. There is no paperwork, no schematic. As the CEE has 3 wires Red, Black and Yellow/green...
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    EV charger hacked for fun

    Just saw this on BBC news: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hampshire-61006816 Now re-directing to a pr0n site looks like a prank rather than a serious attempt to cause michief, but it got me wondering if chargers with internet access are being abused in more cunning ways?
  18. Spinball

    UK Do I need three phase or not? Your advice appreciated.

    Hello folks. I am about to complete on a (detached) house purchase and I want to ask your advice whether to have three phase connected to the house and possibly whether I can have it connected for free. I plan to have two Zappy EV chargers installed with them both charging at the same time...
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    Outdoor 230 EV charger with 115 V outlet: supply through conduit . Does this plan make sense?

    Hi! I’d like to install a pedestal-mounted (230 V, 30 A max - programmable) EV charger close to my driveway, which ends about 12 feet away from the house, on the other side of a landscaped rock wall of sorts. While I am at it, I would like to oversize the circuit to allow a second EV charger to...
  20. bigspark17

    Rolec ev charger tester and ics ev charger

    I have a rolec ev chargpoint tester. Been asked for an ics ev chargpoint to be installed. Anybody know if the tester is compatible for the ics model please :)
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