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Forum: Tools 06-01-18, 05:03 PM
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Posted By oil pan 4
All the charging setups I am aware of use AC...

All the charging setups I am aware of use AC input power.
The j1772 input voltage is something like 100 to 130vac for low power then 220 to 250vac for the high voltage.
Chademo sends pack voltage...
Forum: Tools 05-31-18, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
A leaf packs notmal voltage is something like...

A leaf packs notmal voltage is something like 380v.
This battery pack appears to have most of its 24kw intact.
My OEM EVSE is the 2011 and 2012 "brick" that was designed and over built by Panasonic...
Forum: Tools 05-29-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By oil pan 4
I made another convert. I took my nissan leafs...

I made another convert.
I took my nissan leafs 120v "brick" charger opened it up, broke the MOV off the circuit board, took the 20vAC control transformer hooked its wires up line to neutral/ground...
Forum: Tools 02-19-17, 11:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
Added another 240v tool to the mix. I converted...

Added another 240v tool to the mix.
I converted my old Japanese air compressor from a 100v motor to 240v.
The full load amps on this motor is rated for 7.2amps. The shut off amps are at 5.5 so I'm...
Forum: Tools 02-14-17, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
One 15 amp receptacle to rule them all. ...

One 15 amp receptacle to rule them all.
http://ecorenovator.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=7619&stc=1&d=1487135674
Forum: Tools 01-05-17, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
Yes always tandem breakers for 240v. Also...

Yes always tandem breakers for 240v.

Also the cord on the spot welder is 14awg not 16 like I thought.

The spot welder comes with a 6ft cord that had ring terminals on it, as if you are going...
Forum: Tools 01-04-17, 07:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
The spot welder says it can take a 50% duty...

The spot welder says it can take a 50% duty cycle.
I think if I tried to run it at a real 50% duty cycle it would smoke the transformer.
Realistically I think it's good for more like a 20% to 30%...
Forum: Tools 01-04-17, 11:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
New 240v tool. The harbor freight 240v, 2.4kw...

New 240v tool. The harbor freight 240v, 2.4kw spot welder that requires 16 amps.
Which if the name plate is correct is like a .62 power factor. So it will be getting some power factor correction.
...
Forum: Tools 12-21-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
For lighting it's poor mans 277v power. I'm...

For lighting it's poor mans 277v power.
I'm converting all my 78mm halogens to 240v power.
Added a 240v 6-20 receptacle to my plasma cutter, mainly for a convenient place to plug in my 240v German...
Forum: Tools 12-03-16, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
Why 240v? Well a standard 120v house circuit...

Why 240v?
Well a standard 120v house circuit give you between 1,800 and 2,400 watts.
Going up to 240v on a 20 amp breaker gives you 4,800 watts on one circuit.
Forum: Tools 11-28-16, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,120
Posted By oil pan 4
240v tools

The http://ecorenovator.org/forum/appliances-gadgets/4904-240v-powered-microwave.html got me thinking about using more 240v stuff.

A few years ago I switched out my work lights that had 120v 500w...
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