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So in reading the forms I see the gen 2 volt charger can be used with 120/240 however can the last rendition of the gen 1 2013 volt charger?
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Yes, with a modification. That one is made by Clipper Creek and the case should be secured with screws. It needs to be opened up and a wire or 2 needs to be moved and soldered. The Lear units with the 4 LED’s are glued shut and need no modifications to run on 240.
 

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Awesome! I just managed to find the video after 45 min trying to search youtube due to the several versions on L1 chargers. Seems simple enough! Thanks for the reply!
 

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Bear in mind that the modified EVSE will have not be able to provide the 16 amps that the on-board charger is capable of handling. The modified EVSE will provide a maximum of 12 amps. Still, it is much faster than charging at 120Volts.
 

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I can confirm the mod works, however, I wouldn't recommend doing it unless you're familiar with how household AC power works and have previous soldering experience.
 

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I also have this version of the charger for my volt 2013. I can not find information about what electronic components are meant to be soldered instead of the factory ones. I have 240V but 50Hz
 

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I also have this version of the charger for my volt 2013. I can not find information about what electronic components are meant to be soldered instead of the factory ones. I have 240V but 50Hz
Is it a United States charger? If it was initially sold in Europe it may be configured differently internally.
 

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I also have this version of the charger for my volt 2013. I can not find information about what electronic components are meant to be soldered instead of the factory ones. I have 240V but 50Hz
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