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Re: ChargePoint Charging Question

Tue Feb 05, 2019 12:24 pm

That's precisely what I think is happening. The ChargePoint unit is lowering the pilot during the pause, causing the car to resume charging at a reduced rate.
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Re: ChargePoint Charging Question

Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:02 am

It must be only certain ChargePoint units as I've never experienced anything like this and I frequently use their chargers.
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Re: ChargePoint Charging Question

Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:17 pm

ChrisEV wrote:It must be only certain ChargePoint units as I've never experienced anything like this and I frequently use their chargers.

Or maybe your battery is in a state where the BMS doesn't decide to do the pause.

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Re: ChargePoint Charging Question

Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:41 pm

coulomb wrote:
ChrisEV wrote:It must be only certain ChargePoint units as I've never experienced anything like this and I frequently use their chargers.

Or maybe your battery is in a state where the BMS doesn't decide to do the pause.


I shared this earlier.

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This pause?
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Re: ChargePoint Charging Question

Wed Feb 06, 2019 8:00 pm

ChrisEV wrote:
coulomb wrote: I shared this earlier. ... This pause?

Oops! :oops: That is indeed a pause, which I should have checked for.

I still wonder if it could be charrger firmware related though. [ Edit: for example, your charrger seems to be capable of brief periods of more than 3 kW, whereas kevin1956murray's doesn't seem to do that. ]

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Re: ChargePoint Charging Question

Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:13 pm

My mistake that's not actually a ChargePoint charger, it's a company that has a partnership with them and you can use your Chargepoint card to start a session. I only see such spikes with their chargers.

Here's an actual Chargepoint charge session from a dual head charger.

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