Re: [EVDL] EVLN: popularmechanics.com reviews $64k Tesla-3p EV

2018-10-08 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting EVDL Administrator via EV : I quit posting  on  the EVDL list sometime ago when I understood my work with ClipperCreek CS 100 units to charge Tesla Model  S cars here in Hills, MN, did not fit the rules. Being born in 1941, I too have concerns about the downside of Tesla

[EVDL] Having it both ways

2018-10-08 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
I quit posting  on  the EVDL list sometime ago when I understood my work with ClipperCreek CS 100 units to charge Tesla Model  S cars here in Hills, MN, did not fit the rules. Being born in 1941, I too have concerns about the downside of Tesla "ownership', but I bought a Model 3 since I

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2018-10-08 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
I quit posting  on  the EVDL list sometime ago when I understood my work with ClipperCreek CS 100 units to charge Tesla Model  S cars here in Hills, MN, did not fit the rules. Being born in 1941, I too have concerns about the downside of Tesla "ownership', but I bought a Model 3 since I

Re: [EVDL] Why I Won't Buy a Tesla

2018-10-08 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Mark Hanson via EV : I'm surprised the media doesn't mention the thousands of itty bitty cells in a Tesla and that no one else does it that way for reliability reasons (even with each one fused Unfortunately,too many folks(Media)go through life lacking basic science concepts. 

[EVDL] Rules ClarificationRe: (no subject)

2018-10-08 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
in my career I have bounced back and forth between being a programmer and an IT administrator in the Portland Or area and I have never been told I could not post to the list because of it :) Damon From: EV on behalf of Ron Solberg via EV Sent: Monday

Re: [EVDL] On the "hopeless" challenges of converting a car into an EV

2019-01-08 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Lee Hart via EV : Sigh... rarely have I seen more EV mis-information in one place. https://hackaday.com/2019/01/04/why-converting-classic-cars-to-electric-drive-is-a-thing/ They describe EV conversions as incredibly complicated and expensive; "toys" for the ultra-rich. They seem to

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (EV-charging-101)> Charging without owning a garage

2019-04-01 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Lee Hart via EV : Ron Solberg or maybe Willie via EV (I can't tell which) wrote: Well back to your question.  Presumed to be "Can I clean up a square wave inverter power to something acceptable to my onboard Tesla charger?"  I'm out of my depth.  Surely Lee has ideas. In the

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (EV-charging-101)> Charging without owning a garage

2019-04-01 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Willie via EV : On 4/1/19 3:48 PM, Ron Solberg via EV wrote: We  like it as it is. Well back to your question.  Presumed to be "Can I clean up a square wave inverter power to something acceptable to my onboard Tesla charger?"  I'm out of my depth.  Surely Lee

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (EV-charging-101)> Charging without owning a garage

2019-04-01 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Lee Hart via EV : CHARGING OUR  EV OFF PV PANELS Can you offer any help with two questions related to charging our Tesla Model 3 off our Tracking 3K PV system? 1. Since our PV system inverter does not produce a sine wave it  has been suggested that I might  go through a filter to

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: (EV-charging-101)> Charging without owning a garage

2019-04-01 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Willie via EV : On 4/1/19 1:39 PM, Ron Solberg via EV wrote:  Quoting Lee Hart via EV : CHARGING OUR  EV OFF PV PANELS Can you offer any help with two questions related to charging our Tesla Model 3 off our Tracking 3K PV system? 1. Since our PV system inverter does not produce

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: £79k Mini EV 4sale.uk r:125mi ts:80mph 0-60mph:9.2s

2019-02-17 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting EVDL Administrator via EV : On 17 Feb 2019 at 2:22, brucedp5 via EV wrote: The extra elements have added 80kg to its weight but it is still a light car tipping the scales at just 720kg. Almost a quarter century ago, the Evergreen Mini replica of 1995 weighed 330kg without the

Re: [EVDL] NMC /w zero volts

2019-04-22 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
p up" converter that can take 12-24 volts and step it up to the 48-55 volts needed to charge a 48v battery. (But will lose some power in the conversion process.)    Yes, I will look into purchase of a "step up" converter. Thanks much...Ron Jay On 4/22/19 11:48 AM, Ron Solberg via E

Re: [EVDL] NMC /w zero volts

2019-04-22 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Jay Summet via EV : On 4/22/19 1:16 PM, Ron Solberg via EV wrote: I tried to put as much system information as I could into my question as I could however,  "vintage Jacobs" needs more explanation. This generator was made in about 1948, is DC(commutator), no electronic

Re: [EVDL] NMC /w zero volts

2019-04-22 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Lee Hart via EV : QUESTION ON A PROPOSED 32/48 VOLT DC MIX: Since I just monitor the EVDL, I have not learned the correct procedures to post. I hope that jumping in here with a question will be acceptable. Question: Will a vintage 2800 watt, 32 Volt Jacobs wind generator charge

Re: [EVDL] OT: Wind boost converters

2019-04-23 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting Lee Hart via EV : Having heard that the vintage Jacobs 1800 watt made more power than the 2800 watt plant, I am considering putting up one of each. There is a lot of 10 mph wind and I expect inertia might be a factor. I have two 48 ft towers next to each other. I could see how

Re: [EVDL] OT: Wind boost converters

2019-04-23 Thread Ron Solberg via EV
Quoting jim via EV : Charging my Tesla using PV/wind energy should be on topic. I tried not to digress and get off topic. Again, I say thanks for answering my questions. I have worked with wind power since 1970 so I was aware of and agree with everything in Mr Erdman's post. I appreciate