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Old 01-17-2009, 06:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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DIY Open Source EV Charger

Hey Folks!

Since Paul is going on the whole Open Source 144V EV motor controller, we need to come up with an electric car battery charger to match.

One advantage of a higher system voltage on an EV is that it opens up the possibility of using a home-built 120V AC battery charger.

Does anyone here have experience building one of these?

Keep in mind that we want it to:

1) Be inexpensive
2) Safe
3) Actually work
4) Able to be built by a non-rocket scientist

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