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I need a 25 foot cord for the Power Xpress as it will not reach my house without it, and "trenching" the power cord is more expensive according to the electrician.

Would this cord work for the Power Xpress? If not, are there any 25 foot cords available? The one offered by SPX will not be in stock for another month or so according to sales.

If not, can anyone recommend a different charging station to purchase with a longer cord?

Thanks!

Luke

oops, forgot link: http://store.leviton.com/Electric-V...archRank=salesrank&searchSize=12#.UPczBKHHc9V
 

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Luke, the Leviton cable will work and is the cheapest around. A few here have used them, their only complaint has been that the cable is a little stiff. If I were you however I would buy their 75A cable instead of the 30A. Then you'll be able to crank your Power Xpress up to its full 32A capability later on if you get a 6.6kW EV.

http://store.leviton.com/Electric-V...archRank=salesrank&searchSize=12#.UPdQtYl5nTo


How do you intend you change the J1772 cable on the sealed Power Xpress?
The Power Xpress is not sealed like the Voltec, you can open the case removing some screws.
 

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Or buy this. My friend is the seller. It has a 25' cord. I have two of them, of 40 A and one 60 A. Awesome chargers.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Clipper-Cre...33592?pt=Battery_Chargers&hash=item3cce247558

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Once again, these are refurbished EVSEs from the now defunct MINI E field trial program (2009 ~ 2010). Nate, what kind of reliability test has your friend performed. Based on the location of the seller (Pomona, CA), this is the same seller who retrofitted the yellow 120V Clipper Creek EVSE.
 

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So the electrician is here.. we can't figure out how to take off the case to replace the cord. We tried removing all screws and using a flat head screw driver but it doesn't want to come off. Any ideas?

Also, they didn't include a 70amp size cap for the cord either..

Thanks!

Luke, the Leviton cable will work and is the cheapest around. A few here have used them, their only complaint has been that the cable is a little stiff. If I were you however I would buy their 75A cable instead of the 30A. Then you'll be able to crank your Power Xpress up to its full 32A capability later on if you get a 6.6kW EV.

http://store.leviton.com/Electric-V...archRank=salesrank&searchSize=12#.UPdQtYl5nTo




The Power Xpress is not sealed like the Voltec, you can open the case removing some screws.
 

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Has anyone tried one of these on the Blink? I qualified for the SPX incentives and paid less than $100 for the system, including installation. However, I really need for the cord to be a little longer.
 

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Not to hijack the thread, but the clipper creeks are like new. The charging cord and J1772 connector is new on all units. You would be hard-pressed to tell them from new. Also, the only thing that would really wear out is the cord and connector, and they have been replaced. My four units arrived with the knockouts still in, in the original box, so I think these may actually be unused, but can't be sold as new.

I just ordered a fifth unit for a friend, what a bargain!

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We aren't able to get the 70amp cord working. Any idea if the 30amp cord will work? (the green power light comes on but not the amber ready light)

Thanks!

Luke

Luke, the Leviton cable will work and is the cheapest around. A few here have used them, their only complaint has been that the cable is a little stiff. If I were you however I would buy their 75A cable instead of the 30A. Then you'll be able to crank your Power Xpress up to its full 32A capability later on if you get a 6.6kW EV.

http://store.leviton.com/Electric-V...archRank=salesrank&searchSize=12#.UPdQtYl5nTo




The Power Xpress is not sealed like the Voltec, you can open the case removing some screws.
 
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