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by Gabz
Wed, 27 Nov 2013, 14:26
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please
Replies: 56
Views: 5856

EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please

(Like the trip to Bateau Bay in NSW for EV's , from Newcastle / Sydney (a 90 km trip from both ends) http://forums.aeva.asn.au/smileys/smiley1.gif    That Caravan Park , like many others, has 15 AMP All weather outlets. that caravan park unlike all the other ones the leaf guys called on the central...
by Gabz
Wed, 27 Nov 2013, 03:22
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: G2 Prius Plug in Purchased....
Replies: 89
Views: 13140

G2 Prius Plug in Purchased....

time to go see the blade guy ?
http://www.evcorporation.com.au/

he might be able to help you get rid of that ICE engine weighing your car down ?
by Gabz
Wed, 27 Nov 2013, 02:30
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please
Replies: 56
Views: 5856

EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please

Marty you may also want to hand them one of these

Factsheet on EV charging
by Gabz
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 17:41
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please
Replies: 56
Views: 5856

EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please

american 125v plugs... if you see them in Australia they are wrong data in recargo i assume.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NEMA_connector#NEMA_5

Where as we use 10amp 15amp 20amp type i for single phase http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AS_3112
by Gabz
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 14:30
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Power lobby moots petrol kick for electric cars
Replies: 14
Views: 1692

Power lobby moots petrol kick for electric cars

residential users are using more or at least more peak load, because residential substations is what we are mainly paying more for to be upgraded.

it's a lack of industry is why power usage is down. one aluminum smelter closing is the equivalent of like 100 000 houses of usage.
by Gabz
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 14:18
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Leaf vs. i-MiEV
Replies: 18
Views: 3410

Leaf vs. i-MiEV

the LEAF is a better car, in terms of size, technology ( bluetooth gps etc) and even acceleration. LEAF has cruise control (i wish i-miev did) the i-miev is a lot cheaper (if you find a ex-demo), also uses less electricity per km. I brought an i-miev for $15k less than a LEAF RRP. so i couldn't just...
by Gabz
Tue, 26 Nov 2013, 14:12
Forum: EV Motoring
Topic: EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please
Replies: 56
Views: 5856

EV Charge Places -Add A Site Please

btw marty 10amp 240volt single phase is a i-type not other conductive
by Gabz
Mon, 25 Nov 2013, 02:42
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: The chademo M1 (F3) pacfic motorway
Replies: 25
Views: 3264

The chademo M1 (F3) pacfic motorway

So the bad news about horsnby and tuggerah Westfield it's been confirmed that Westfield have started arrangements to have them removed.
by Gabz
Sat, 23 Nov 2013, 13:20
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Public charging
Replies: 29
Views: 1992

Public charging

"any unattend power point" was meant to be a extreme of every time you park you look for a powerpoint.

I'm happy with your definition of public unless your car is a fleet car then I would class it's home your place of work.
by Gabz
Sat, 23 Nov 2013, 01:41
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Public charging
Replies: 29
Views: 1992

Public charging

Johny you just need to order a J1772 test box with 10amp/15amp GPOs like this one scroll down a bit
then you can use them without issues.

Johny you've never "Borrowed" a powerpoint ?
by Gabz
Sat, 23 Nov 2013, 00:55
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: G2 Prius Plug in Purchased....
Replies: 89
Views: 13140

G2 Prius Plug in Purchased....

http://nilco2.com.au/about-us.html
there is a phone number give it a ring or sms message

otherwise chase the parent company AMR HOMEPORT PTY LTD
by Gabz
Fri, 22 Nov 2013, 23:23
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Public charging
Replies: 29
Views: 1992

Public charging

I keep on having discussion about more infrastructure for EVs but in 3 months of ev ownership I've only publicly charged once. Is this just me ?


by Gabz
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 03:04
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: G2 Prius Plug in Purchased....
Replies: 89
Views: 13140

G2 Prius Plug in Purchased....

how do you charge AC input into the car or external AC/DC converter?
by Gabz
Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 00:37
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Power Consumption for Dummies
Replies: 144
Views: 16932

Power Consumption for Dummies

who knows there are a couple of obvious spam accounts which are slow to be shut down.
by Gabz
Tue, 19 Nov 2013, 17:54
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: sun screen
Replies: 14
Views: 1935

sun screen

ask what the volume discount is ?
by Gabz
Tue, 19 Nov 2013, 17:50
Forum: Nissan
Topic: EV Highway Perth to Augusta to where-ever
Replies: 105
Views: 11047

EV Highway Perth to Augusta to where-ever

WOW! The electricity utility will charge you $5000 a year just to have it hooked up to the grid? Even though a household will have the same 60 kW connection and pay about $200 a year. it depends if you have other stuff on the connection but if all you have is a single charger it's less than 100amps...
by Gabz
Tue, 19 Nov 2013, 16:54
Forum: Nissan
Topic: EV Highway Perth to Augusta to where-ever
Replies: 105
Views: 11047

EV Highway Perth to Augusta to where-ever

The Schneider CHAdeMO units have a credit card or coin/cash options when you order them. currently the major problem which a level 3 charger is the dam expensive cost to run them. the network capacity charge per year is the cost of a chargepoint commercial level 2 ($5k+) I have the NRMA one it's act...
by Gabz
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 14:34
Forum: Nissan
Topic: EV Highway Perth to Augusta to where-ever
Replies: 105
Views: 11047

EV Highway Perth to Augusta to where-ever

Trying to finish a list of level 3 chargers in the country. for my dummies guide to level 3 chargers (AEVA members can read a draft in the members only section) : Victoria 2 Fuji Electric Chargepoint Network New South Wales 1 Aker Wade Chargepoint Network 6 Schneider Better Place Network Queensland ...
by Gabz
Mon, 18 Nov 2013, 13:22
Forum: Holden/Chev Volt
Topic: holden EVSE = $350 on website
Replies: 17
Views: 4798

holden EVSE = $350 on website

but be prepared to reset your RCDs or run it on a circuit without RCDs since the EVSE has an RCD in it already. Remember the only devices under the wiring rules to not have a RCD is circuit is those hard-wired in. you can not have a GPO or other powerpoint or lights without a RCD. National WHS (OH&...
by Gabz
Sun, 17 Nov 2013, 22:01
Forum: AEVA ACT Branch
Topic: Level 3 charger at NRMA MotorServe Tuggeranong
Replies: 0
Views: 1369

Level 3 charger at NRMA MotorServe Tuggeranong

is anyone able to confirm that there is a aeronviroment level 3 fast charger at this location ? any pictures ? google street view isn't helping me much. recargo has it listed as a level 2 http://www.recargo.com/sites/6726 but club assist have a picture of a level 3 http://www.clubassist.com.au/defau...
by Gabz
Fri, 15 Nov 2013, 03:27
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Electric Logo for your plates
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Electric Logo for your plates

In Victoria they have to have a green EV one right ?
by Gabz
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 21:12
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Question about rear seat belt warning lights
Replies: 13
Views: 1297

Question about rear seat belt warning lights

I actually really would like to be able to wire the child seat into the dash display. as she has just gotten to that age she has the ability to undo it herself.
by Gabz
Wed, 13 Nov 2013, 19:37
Forum: General EV Discussion
Topic: Hunter EV festival
Replies: 22
Views: 2708

Hunter EV festival

Date for 2014 have been decided:
- Saturday 16th August 2014 - EV Show including demonstrations, workshops, displays and a Charity Electric Bike Ride

- Sunday 17th August 2014 - EVPrize competition race day - Australia's largest electric bike Grand Prix - Cameron Park Raceway