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by sez
Fri, 04 Sep 2015, 15:48
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: EVSE electrician?
Replies: 1
Views: 801

EVSE electrician?

Hi All, Anyone have recommendations for electricians in Brisbane who know what an EVSE is? The first lot of electricians I rang said "No, we're not auto electricians!" When I explained that it was basically a giant wall socket and not something on the actual car they agreed to come out and have a lo...
by sez
Sun, 30 Aug 2015, 23:19
Forum: Nissan
Topic: What EVSE to replace dead Origin/ChargePoint?
Replies: 28
Views: 6483

What EVSE to replace dead Origin/ChargePoint?

Hi Les I'm sure we've met at Brisbane AEVA meetings, so hi! Thanks for the information about your experiences. Googling for "CT-500" seems to bring up lots of messages from folks who have had their unit go bad with buzzing noises etc. I'm sure if we did somehow get it repaired or replaced with anoth...
by sez
Fri, 28 Aug 2015, 18:26
Forum: Nissan
Topic: What EVSE to replace dead Origin/ChargePoint?
Replies: 28
Views: 6483

What EVSE to replace dead Origin/ChargePoint?

Thanks folks! This is great feedback. All very much appreciated. @gabz - my father-in-law is a retired lawyer and he's sifting thru the Origin contract doc regarding our warranty options. Here's hoping. @reecho - its wired into the house and what ever we replace it with will likely be as well. If yo...
by sez
Wed, 26 Aug 2015, 16:38
Forum: Nissan
Topic: What EVSE to replace dead Origin/ChargePoint?
Replies: 28
Views: 6483

What EVSE to replace dead Origin/ChargePoint?

Hi Forum folks! We bought a Nissan Leaf in June 2012, and were told it was a condition of the purchase that we get an Origin/Charge Point EVSE. This was the CT-500 . Ugly but durable, commercial grade. With installation costs it was close to $3000 of wall unit. It was over-priced partly because it w...
by sez
Sat, 16 Jun 2012, 03:07
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Nissan LEAF Pre-Order
Replies: 65
Views: 6454

Nissan LEAF Pre-Order

We bought our Leaf last week from Metro Nissan in Lutwyche. I'm a fan: http://blog.storybridge.org/2012/06/leaf-car-evolves.html    :-) The plan is to come to the AEVA meeting next week and it would be great to meet and compare notes. What about CarWings? The app installed OK on hubby's iPhone but d...
by sez
Thu, 03 Dec 2009, 20:09
Forum: AEVA QLD Branch
Topic: Prius Plugin PHEV Conversion
Replies: 2
Views: 1952

Prius Plugin PHEV Conversion

This does look interesting.

We have a Prius right now, and running a regular EV as well is a stretch with our current restrictions at our apartment.

Do you know of anyone running this conversion in Brisbane?