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Some Blink charging stations overheating

Discussion in 'North America' started by bonnie, Feb 2, 2013.

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  1. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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  2. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    So, I assume that OUR adapters are REMA? :confused:
     
  3. bonnie

    bonnie Oil is for sissies.

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    I didn't read that. I read 'be careful' when using a charging station with that type of connector to your adapter. I'd likely use it at 30amp and then check to see if it was warm (as they recommend) after about 20 minutes. If it was, I'd dial it down.
     
  4. Al Sherman

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    I get that yes.Maybe I'm mixing apples and oranges.I get the impression from the part about the Rav4 that his J1772 connector had bad pins. It is highly likely that I'm not "fluent"/experienced enough to understand. :smile:
     
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    Robert.Boston Model S VIN P01536

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    So not only are Blink chargers unreasonably expensive at $2/hr, but we can only safely draw 3.3kW from them? Why is this bit of electrical engineering so hard for Ecotality to get right?
     
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