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by lopezjm2001
Sat, 10 Oct 2020, 09:18
Forum: BMW and Mini
Topic: Mini electric fact Sheet now up on AEVA website
Replies: 8
Views: 468

Re: Mini electric fact Sheet now up on AEVA website

Can you provide a link to this fact sheet? Thanks.
by lopezjm2001
Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 20:39
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

lukeh5 wrote: Mon, 31 Aug 2020, 18:01 CCS1 is completely useless in Australia.
Not completely. There is a fast DC charger at North Wollongong University on Innovation Way that still has a CCS1 plug.
by lopezjm2001
Thu, 06 Aug 2020, 08:02
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

CCS1 to CCS2 cables are getting cheaper. Just saying there is a cheaper option. AU$637.66 on AliExpress. About half the price they used to be.
Khons 150A CE TUV CCS Combo 2 to Combo 1 DC Quick Charger Adapter With 0.5m UL Cable Charging Station
by lopezjm2001
Mon, 06 Jul 2020, 17:54
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2755
Views: 685159

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

I just upgraded my old PIP4048MS (purchased September 2015) with a Victron Energy MultiPlus II Inverter Charger 48 5000 70-50 IP21. The SCC in my PIP4048MS smoked itself about a year ago and MppSolar will not supply me with a new SCC as the inverter is too old. https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Victron-En...
by lopezjm2001
Sun, 07 Jun 2020, 11:04
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Charging your non-Tesla EV from a Tesla charger
Replies: 27
Views: 6362

Re: Charging your non-Tesla EV from a Tesla charger

One of the country Victoria motel I visit have their charger set to Tesla only and are willing to let me open it and change the switches, but I would not attempt it without knowing which position the 2 micro-switches need to be set at. https://photos.plugshare.com/photos/577665.PNG The photo shows ...
by lopezjm2001
Wed, 11 Mar 2020, 11:46
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Nuclear power for Australia
Replies: 9
Views: 1191

Re: Nuclear power for Australia

Didn’t think councillors get party political donations?
by lopezjm2001
Thu, 30 Jan 2020, 04:11
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP inverter repairs and hardware modifications
Replies: 541
Views: 72784

Re: PIP inverter repairs and hardware modifications

I have been waiting for about a year for a new SCC board (my old one has a heat sink) which blew up from mppsolar in Taiwan. Sounds like the SCC boards are having a high failure rate.
by lopezjm2001
Sun, 20 Oct 2019, 06:50
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-5048MK inverter
Replies: 398
Views: 47718

Re: PIP-5048MK inverter

I am struggling with MppSolar 'support' - have been for several months, trying to get a firmware upgrade for my 'obsolete pre-2019' MK. Welcome to the club, I am still waiting for MppSolar to supply me with a new solar charger controller which had previously blown up. Asked for a replacement SCC (U...
by lopezjm2001
Sun, 11 Aug 2019, 16:39
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

So just making sure I'm getting this right. If BMW were to swap out my existing DC fast charging port (CCS type 1) to their new CCS type 2, I wouldn't be able to use some of the tesla destination chargers? I do not work for BMW but that does seem to be the case. Please let us know if and how much B...
by lopezjm2001
Mon, 10 Jun 2019, 21:37
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP inverter repairs and hardware modifications
Replies: 541
Views: 72784

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Today the SCC stopped working on my PIP4048MS. The remainder of the PIP still works. A couple of PCB mounted relays were fubar which dropped off the PCB. According to my data logging the PV value was at 3kw when it happened. Any idea WTF happened? Anyhow I removed the remains of the SCC and cleaned ...
by lopezjm2001
Thu, 16 May 2019, 16:26
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

I have an adapter. So swapping the charge port to type 2 would be a waste of money for me. Unless I can upgrade from 7.4kW to 22kW.
by lopezjm2001
Sat, 11 May 2019, 13:13
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

Thanks. Not really worth it for me if you cannot use the two extra phases which means my BMW i3 does not have the two extra onboard chargers required to be able to charge from a Tesla destination charger at 22kW. That would be sweet...
by lopezjm2001
Fri, 19 Apr 2019, 18:34
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

Do you know whether the KLE will support the two extra phases? Do you think it might require Esys coding to go from J1772 to Mennekes? Good luck. Let us know how you go as I am also interested in doing this. The only down side is that the Mennekes on the new BMW i3 2018 will not work with the Tesla ...
by lopezjm2001
Wed, 17 Apr 2019, 08:41
Forum: i3
Topic: CCS 1 BMW i3's
Replies: 50
Views: 9622

Re: CCS 1 BMW i3's

Which parts did you source? Thanks.
by lopezjm2001
Fri, 01 Mar 2019, 06:41
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2755
Views: 685159

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Maybe you need to buy the counterfeit PL2303 chipset to use with the counterfeit PIP....https://owenduffy.net/software/ATB/PL2303.htm :D :D :D :D :D
by lopezjm2001
Sun, 24 Feb 2019, 07:54
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2755
Views: 685159

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

Sorry if this is not the right thread but do you think that this one is a REAL voltronic, the seller claim to be an officiel MPPS Solar distributor but ... i don't trust anyone anymore :D https://www.ebay.fr/itm/solaire-onduleur-5kva-5000w-48V-80A-MPPT-chargeur-de-batterie-60A-chargeur/162746191559...
by lopezjm2001
Thu, 21 Feb 2019, 15:43
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Zappi EVSE
Replies: 23
Views: 4924

Re: Zappi EVSE

I have recently installed the Zappi at my place which has a 3 phase supply using a 3 phase Elster A1100 nett utility meter. The zappi was installed using a Harvi and three CTs. Under advanced settings, Supply Grid, Export margin is set to the maximum value of 900 watts. But yet despite this setting ...
by lopezjm2001
Fri, 15 Feb 2019, 12:21
Forum: Renewable Energy and Storage (Non-EV)
Topic: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters
Replies: 2755
Views: 685159

Re: PIP-4048MS and PIP-5048MS inverters

I am using a Victron Energy - BMV 702 and uploading data to www.pvoutput.com.
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by lopezjm2001
Thu, 31 Jan 2019, 00:10
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Installing Traffic Jam Assistant on a BMW i3
Replies: 1
Views: 1121

Re: Installing Traffic Jam Assistant on a BMW i3

I successfully installed the Quidzel HOD module today and programmed it. Works well. You can read about here. http://www.mybmwi3.com/forum/viewtopic. ... 361#p47361. Possibly the first BMW i3 in Australia with a functioning Traffic Jam Assist. :D :D :D
by lopezjm2001
Tue, 29 Jan 2019, 14:41
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772
Replies: 33
Views: 10537

Re: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772

I have no idea where you are located. But you can check your cable with an untethered non-Tesla charger (Chargefox - EVlink) at Mc Donalds at Kellyville to check the non-legacy setting theory... https://www.plugshare.com/location/110533 This charger requires you to use your own cable and it has a Me...
by lopezjm2001
Mon, 28 Jan 2019, 18:28
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772
Replies: 33
Views: 10537

Re: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772

Hi Jin, You can do a wiring check by measuring resistance using a ohmmeter. Looking at your J1772 plug measure the resistance: 1. Between the Proximity Detection pin (LHS) and Equipment Ground pin (without pushing button in) - 150 ohms 2. Between the Proximity Detection pin (LHS) and Equipment Groun...
by lopezjm2001
Mon, 28 Jan 2019, 14:37
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772
Replies: 33
Views: 10537

Re: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772

Hi Jin, There is someone on www.plugshare.com who is using a type 2 to type 1 adapter cable on a Tesla charger to charge a 2013 Nissan Leaf at Supercheap Auto at Penrith and it works. You can send him a message using the mobile phone plugshare app. Name is Markr. https://www.plugshare.com/location/1...
by lopezjm2001
Sat, 26 Jan 2019, 21:44
Forum: Charging Infrastructure
Topic: Charging your non-Tesla EV from a Tesla charger
Replies: 27
Views: 6362

Re: Charging your non-Tesla EV from a Tesla charger

I just charged up at Rouse Hill Town Centre car park https://www.plugshare.com/location/17075 on a Tesla charger. Worked ok. I have installed a meter to the type 2 to type 1 plug adaptor cable to read the current and power drawn. As shown it was drawing 31.26 amps, 7.3kW at 236.4 volts. https://s3.a...
by lopezjm2001
Sat, 26 Jan 2019, 13:41
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772
Replies: 33
Views: 10537

Re: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772

The installing electricians of the Tesla chargers would not have a clue about any dip switch setting for legacy mode I suspect that they all not set for legacy mode. But it seems that BMW i3 is compatible with non-legacy mode.
by lopezjm2001
Fri, 25 Jan 2019, 03:36
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772
Replies: 33
Views: 10537

Re: Tesla HPWC adaptor >J1772

If that does not work you may want to look at getting a Teslanything.
Also try pushing the button on your j1772 plug for about 5 seconds when you plug it in to your leaf.