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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Mon Jan 16, 2012 8:15 pm

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I skimmed the previous posts, and it looks like nobody has mentioned this yet: there was this thread about a J1772 gun getting stuck in a LEAF. The gun looks the same; I have no idea if it's the same...
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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Mon Jan 16, 2012 9:29 pm

aqn wrote:I skimmed the previous posts, and it looks like nobody has mentioned this yet: there was this thread about a J1772 gun getting stuck in a LEAF. The gun looks the same; I have no idea if it's the same...

Andy, yes this was an earlier version of the Dostar plug. The new model, in production since March 2011, should work without any problems. I emailed a Leaf owner in Colorado, who is using this version of the product, and he confirmed that it worked for him. This was mentioned earlier in the thread as well.

Separately from that, Kevin Sharpe placed a volume order a little while ago for his charity, and he appears to be satisfied with the quality of the product. I believe that we are currently waiting for the Dostar plugs to get UL certified. Hopefully, it won't be much longer. The Uchen rep I spoke expected the application process to complete by the end of January.

Steve from http://www.tzev.com wrote:Yes, I have used their j1772 connector. I fitted it to an older AVCON charger and the unit has worked well with my Leaf and given me no issues what so ever. I have the 70a connector and should note that it does fit "tightly" to the Leaf, but I prefer that tighter fit to ensure good contact. By comparison, I will note that I believe the OEM supplied 110v Leaf connector seems all to fit too loosely to make a good connection. Just my two cents.

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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:11 am

Neither of the two "plugs" pictured in the "plug-stuck" thread match either of the two shown a few posts above.

The gray plug in the other thread has a longer "hood" over the hook/latch arm. The white plug has no hood. Both of the plugs shown above in this thread have "partial" hoods.

It was the long hood that made it difficult to remove the grey plug with the "stuck" latch.
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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Tue Jan 24, 2012 11:40 am

i would also be interested in 30amp j1772....sondo we have enough for a group buy??sinc kp couch

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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:25 pm

Do we have any update on the upcoming purchase of the J1772 cable assembly yet?

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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:49 pm

surfingslovak wrote:Separately from that, Kevin Sharpe placed a volume order a little while ago for his charity, and he appears to be satisfied with the quality of the product.
Unfortunately, as we entered volume production we did see variable quality from the Chinese vendors and decided to run with the new "Gen 2" products from ITT.

Here's a photo of our prototype cable with the new ITT connectors http://twitpic.com/8binqz
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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:03 pm

I'm not sure where everything is on ordering/purchasing, but thought I would throw this out. I have a Chinese friend with an import/export business and highly technical experience (different field). I am forwarding him some public info (Wikipedia, Yazaki, ITT, etc.) on the J1772 Plug/Cable in hopes that he can obtain these at lower cost. I'll let you know what I find out.

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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:18 pm

Kevin,
Is the picture of two slightly different size handles, or just one size?

What is the current rating of this ITT plug?

Is it UL listed?

It appears to have no provision to lock the Release lever, right?

If it comes with a cable, what lengths are available.

Will you sell in low quantity to us?

Will this "longish" handle fit inside the Nissan Charge-Hatch "cover"?

Price from you?
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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:57 pm

garygid wrote:Is the picture of two slightly different size handles, or just one size?
The picture has both the IEC 62196 Type 1 ("J1772") and Type 2 ("mennekes") connectors.
garygid wrote:What is the current rating of this ITT plug?
We use the 32A connector. ITT make a range from 16A to 75A.
garygid wrote:Is it UL listed?
Yes.
garygid wrote:It appears to have no provision to lock the Release lever, right?
No, you can use a pad lock on the J1772 connector.
garygid wrote:If it comes with a cable, what lengths are available.
Our cables are 5m long... they are custom made so any length can be produced.
garygid wrote:Will you sell in low quantity to us?
I do not intend to sell component parts to end users. The work involved is significant and it distracts us from our project to donate 1000 Charging Stations. I will sell a J1772 cable IF we can get enough interest on this forum... currently, that looks unlikely.
garygid wrote:Will this "longish" handle fit inside the Nissan Charge-Hatch "cover"?
I believe so although have not tested it.
garygid wrote:Price from you?
Our 5m mennekes-to-J1772 cable is 199 GBP (~$300 USD).
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Re: ITT J1772 Plug/Cable Set

Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:33 pm

I'm assuming we are still waiting for the group purchase on the ITT cables? I still need a 70-75amp version to complete my OpenEVSE. Do we have an estimated order date?
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