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7456Re: [solectria_ev] Re: J1772 conversion cable for Solectria Force

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  • kevin lubot
    Sep 2, 2011
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      you dont need to change the charger. The j1772 standard is just an ac power delivery system (a plug.)
      they have several and it will give you an idea. You just plug in the j1772 at one and and have a nema whatever at the other end.

      From: romastewart49 <romastewart49@...>
      To: solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Thursday, September 1, 2011 7:58 PM
      Subject: [solectria_ev] Re: J1772 conversion cable for Solectria Force

      With a new adaptor, would you need to adjust or replace the charger? I am very interested in this, since none of the public charging stations in my area work with a level 1 or level 2 charger.

      --- In solectria_ev@yahoogroups.com, "jgrossm3" <jgrossm3@...> wrote:
      > Has anyone in the Solectria user's group constructed an adaptor to bridge between the new J1772 standard employed in the public charging stations and the connection on an older EV?
      > I have a 1995 Solectria Force which takes 240/208 Volt input and would like to be able to use the available public chargers but need to construct a cable to bridge between the two.
      > If there is interest I have done some research. Adaptors are available on the internet but the price seems to range between $190 to $250 per unit. It seems likely that a comprable unit can be constructed for substantially less. A bit of engineering is required to get around the input controls employed int the J1772 standards but the information to do this is available.

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