View Single Post
Old 02-26-2009, 01:44 PM   #42 (permalink)
bennelson
EV test pilot
 
bennelson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Oconomowoc, WI, USA
Posts: 4,434

Electric Cycle - '81 Kawasaki KZ440
90 day: 334.6 mpg (US)

S10 - '95 Chevy S10
90 day: 30.48 mpg (US)

Electro-Metro - '96 Ben Nelson's "Electro-Metro"
90 day: 129.81 mpg (US)

The Wife's Car - Plug-in Prius - '04 Toyota Prius
90 day: 78.16 mpg (US)
Thanks: 17
Thanked 654 Times in 383 Posts
I was just thinking that if the charger used PWM controls or other fancy electronics (which could be designed as a kit, sort of) it would be a great feature to integrate.

I do think 240/120 selectable would be a great feature, as would adjustable amp draw. It would suck to not be able to charge AT ALL because your charger draws 16 amps, and you only have a 15 amp outlet available!
__________________


300mpg.org Learn how to BUILD YOUR OWN ELECTRIC CAR CHEAP
My YouTube Videos
  Reply With Quote