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Request for review: Charging 'Contact card' DRAFT (to attach to converter)

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by Babylonfive, Apr 25, 2013.

  1. Babylonfive

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    You old timers here have lots of experience with charging circumstances and interactions with other charger users, so you could give me some help.

    I have a draft version of a 'contact card' to be attached to the Model S J1772 converter, alone or in combination with a charging lock. The purpose is twofold: to warn of charging in progress and desire not to be unplugged, and also to give users the ability to get in touch with you via cell or text message to alert you or negotiate some sharing (those of you concerned could get a google voice account to protect privacy). I'm not sure, but if it resonates with users and there is some interest, I could make it available - either directly as a tag, or as artwork.

    I'd appreciate any feedback on the design and content, here, by private message, or directly at [email protected]

    Many thanks in advance.
    David
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  2. Babylonfive

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    Updated version - please reply here or directly if you have feedback or suggestions

    Front side
    ContactCardFront.jpg




    Back side
    ContactCardBack.jpg
     
  3. Lloyd

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    If you are charging on J1772 without your lock, removal will not cause damage in any circumstance.
     
  4. brianman

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    I don't have an opinion on which I like better overall but I do have an observation: In your first version, the second picture had more room for a big font because it didn't say as much -- i.e. focus on the "see from a mile" message, with details provided on the back for up close inpection. Kind of like a giant-lettered "High Voltage" with a small font paragraph nearby.
     
  5. Babylonfive

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    I would point out that the plan was to attach this tag to the LOCK, so that if the lock were not in use, the tag wouldn't be visible.

    - - - Updated - - -

    Update: I've got another thread going on here, so I'd ask anyone with an opinion
    to either IM me or go there to comment

    My apologies for spamming two places and not realizing the downside of that. Mods please issue one 'oops sticker' to my account.

    David
     
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    Umm................I would point out that you indicated that it was alone or in combination with.
     
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    I've changed my mind about this tag - it'll only be for the lock. I agree with you that if it was intended for general use, it would need adjustment.

    Thanks for pointing that out. :redface:
     
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    #8 Babylonfive, Jun 22, 2013
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    I'm embarrassed I left this thread open with no update for so long.

    I've changed the 'tag' to a new label system, applied to the converter and the lock. This allows variable messages to be sent to an observer, dependent on whether you utilize the lock or not.

     
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