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by wmcbrine
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: EVSE (Charging Stations)
Topic: Portable CHAdeMO
Replies: 71
Views: 32168

Re: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger, DC-DC Converter

In case anyone is interested, an expensive portable CHAdeMO unit may well be cheaper than a new charger from Mitsubishi, and at least offer the option of charging at home (or having along on long trips) while troubleshooting the broken charger or looking for a used replacement. For example (I have ...
by wmcbrine
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:28 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Supplemental cooling for the charger.
Replies: 74
Views: 29177

Re: Supplemental cooling for the charger.

Don wrote:But, if not, recharging L1 at 12 amps (1440 watts) will cut your waste heat by more than half and it's a completely free option, costing you nothing and no mods needed.

L1 charging is less efficient, so there's a cost in terms of electricity. (I'm not sure how much.)
by wmcbrine
Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Admin: Posting Pictures on this Forum
Replies: 42
Views: 22464

Re: Admin: Posting Pictures on this Forum

Aerowhatt wrote:So far all I have gotten for trying to have my photos stay with the forum by being a paid subscriber is my handle in ugly red letters.

Also you're now a "Gold Member"

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by wmcbrine
Sat Jun 30, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter
Replies: 603
Views: 196015

Re: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger, DC-DC Converter

Not to derail the thread, but if we're contemplating replacing the charger, it would be... interesting... if we could upgrade it, to a faster rate, at the same time. Conceivable? Impractical?
by wmcbrine
Mon Jun 18, 2018 4:57 am
Forum: iMiev News
Topic: Poo Powered i-MiEV
Replies: 4
Views: 4365

Re: Poo Powered i-MiEV

I made a similar comment to praxidice's last year, wondered where it went -- turns out this is a duplicate thread:

viewtopic.php?f=9&t=3774
by wmcbrine
Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: iMiev News
Topic: Re-Imagined: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Rendered As a Tiny Nissan EV
Replies: 3
Views: 2929

Re-Imagined: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Rendered As a Tiny Nissan EV

From InsideEVs.com: https://insideevs.com/next-mitsubishi-m ... nissan-ev/

Not quite as cute as the original, IMHO. Kinda looks like a Spark.
by wmcbrine
Sun May 27, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Strange things with quick charging
Replies: 26
Views: 8854

Re: Strange things with quick charging

Gencis wrote:As 1 bar is 1kWh

Although we have 16 kWh, and 16 bars, I don't think the mapping is linear.
by wmcbrine
Fri May 25, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: 12V battery BCI Size?
Replies: 24
Views: 9357

Re: 12V battery BCI Size?

Don wrote:A Google search says it's a 151R - viewtopic.php?t=2789

I can add that a regular 151R is a perfect fit -- no boards needed. :)
by wmcbrine
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math
Replies: 116
Views: 53532

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

JoeS wrote:Pity that battery development lay dormant for 100 years. Now, EVs and large-scale storage are providing the impetus for its revival.

Eh, but handheld electronics have probably provided a bigger impetus.
by wmcbrine
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math
Replies: 116
Views: 53532

Re: Global Warming's Terrifying New Math

NeilBlanchard wrote:PBS NOVA had one of their best programs, ever:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/earth/decoding-weather-machine.html

An excellent presentation of the science behind AGW and an explanation of how solid it is. Too bad most of the people who really need to see it never will.

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