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Wanted: J1772 to 14-50 adapter

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by dpeilow, Jan 7, 2013.

  1. dpeilow

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    #1 dpeilow, Jan 7, 2013
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    Does anyone have one of those J1772 to 14-50 (or similar) adapters (that people were using to plug in their UMCs or Avcon cars at public J1772 charge points) that they no longer require?
     
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    I hadn't seen the Tuscon one, thanks.

    I was hoping there might be old ones going cheap now Tesla has their J1772 adapter or HC Sharp's Can is out there.
     
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    I have a very early Tuscon unit that I no longer have a use for but I did have do a bit of alteration to the J1772 inlet to get it to fit current connectors. PM me for details if interested.
     
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    Hi Donauker,

    I was in fact contacted by another member before I saw your message - however by coincidence a member of the BVS forum was asking for something similar so I directed them here.
     
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    Well my J1772 adapter arrived in the post today, so I wasted no time converting it for European operation.

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    As you can see, it's not the most complex piece of electronics I've ever seen.

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    Here's the adapter successfully tested on a charging station.

    You can see it going from Type 2 -> Type 1 (J1772) -> 32A commando -> 16A commando -> Ampera EVSE -> J1772 on the car!


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    Pretty clever, buy why not just plug the type 1 (J1772) connector into your car?

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    Type 2 is totally electrically compatible with Type 1. That is not a problem.

    The reason I did it is because I can split the 32A output of the adapter box into 2x 16A, 3x 10A, 5x 6A or any combination thereof. Good for meetups.
     
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    #10 TEG, Jan 30, 2013
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    Some local LEAF owners have done something similar. They have a "J1772 splitter" so they can charge two 3.3kW LEAFs at once from one 6.6kW J1772 EVSE. I went to a "meet-up" event to see a prototype 2013 LEAF, and there weren't enough EVSEs around at the parking lot, so we "doubled up" each using our own portable EVSE connected to the splitter boxes. The EVSEupgrade modified portable LEAF EVSEs use NEMA L6-20 ends, so the splitter boxes are built with two of those as output.



    My Nissan Leaf Forum View topic - J1772 extender/splitter
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    (And another 3.3kW EVSE can plug in on the other side...)
     

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