donaldus wrote: ↑
Sun Feb 07, 2021 9:11 am
Yup...ChargePoint EVSE “brick” with Longwell 220volt plug included.
I stand corrected then. I also do not recognize the chargePoint device in your photo.
More (unintended) intimidation: probably 240 volts, not 220
To your question:
Are you thinking about swapping out the dryer receptacle for an outlet that is compatible with the Chargepoint EVSE ?
IIRC, Chargepoint sells either 14-50 or 6-50 plugs. Match the plug to a photo on the internet
But be aware: you have to match the breaker/wiring to the outlet. If the dryer wiring and breaker is 30 Amps (24 Amps continuous), you cannot put in either a 14-50 or 6-50 outlet. You will be limited to either a 14-30 or 6-30 receptacle and you may have to buy an adapter to mate the EVSE to the outlet. You will also HAVE to be sure that the EVSE does not pull more than 24 Amps continuous.
For one solution, google 'dryer buddy' or go here:
Your other solution is to 1, obtain an EVSE made for a 30 Amp circuit; and 2, pay (or DIY) an outlet swap to match the EVSE. This is probably the more expensive route and you lose easy access to the dryer if you have one there.
One other detail to keep track of: EVSE manufacturers are inconsistent in how they market the Amps spec. Some report the derated (continuous) Amp max, and some the breaker Amp limit. Wiring is rated to match the breaker (i.e., NOT derated)
To your comment:
Knowing the meaning of the EVSE acronym is trivia; realizing that the plug dangling from the EVSE in your hand and the charger hidden behind the port of your car are very different will serve you well.