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6kWh no problem. Likely world work at 10. Sean will post more details later and how to buy his if you like. Pretty cool.
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I think this setup is a no brainer for traveling with a LW to destinations while transporting the bike. High/Mid speed charge at a track day or campground. Assuming you can get access to the right power.
That is exactly right. Because the power is completely adjustable, it will take any power you give it, up to 10 kilowatts, and convert that into DCFC. Perfect for campgrounds, and with the L2 conversion cable any place that already has L2 charging.
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That is exactly right. Because the power is completely adjustable, it will take any power you give it, up to 10 kilowatts, and convert that into DCFC. Perfect for campgrounds, and with the L2 conversion cable any place that already has L2 charging.
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Any idea what kind of warranty if any comes with these? Has yours seen a lot of use? Were you asking $3000 for yours plus shipping?
Any idea what kind of warranty if any comes with these? Has yours seen a lot of use? Were you asking $3000 for yours plus shipping?
Warranty is... "Chinese". What that means is the warranty (2 years I believe is what they stated) is as good as the people behind it. In the case of Setec, they have been good in the past, and have been ernest about making things right. The warranty on these types of things is best when they can help you find the problem and ship you replacement components, rather then mailing the whole thing back & forth.

That said, there is a pretty active community that was using these for Spark EVs and Leaf's to overcome their ananely small L2 onboards (3.3kw). They have proven to be very robust, and I only know of one that had a component failure in it. Setec was prompt in shipping out a replacement.

I would include shipping the in the price. My preference would be to deliver it myself to a buyer a reasonable distance from me here in the PNW. I would deliver in Or, Wa, Ca, Id or Nv. Personal delivery would mean I could make sure the buyer knows how to use it & is happy with the operation.
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Now if only someone could make this puppy compact and connect directly into the bike
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This is the unit that Setec is selling new for $2440, delivered?
This is the unit that Setec is selling new for $2440, delivered?
That's what they advertise it for, yes. By the time you have shipping and import fees, you are running about $3,500. Then by the time you have your cables made your closer to $4,200.
That's what they advertise it for, yes. By the time you have shipping and import fees, you are running about $3,500. Then by the time you have your cables made your closer to $4,200.
Got it.

I'll be curious.

Their price shipped is $2440. With another $250 of customs duty and $75 for plugs and adapters for RV/trailer park use, it wouldn't seem that expensive.

But, I'd be curious what adapters are needed to plug into a Tesla L2?
Got it.

I'll be curious.

Their price shipped is $2440. With another $250 of customs duty and $75 for plugs and adapters for RV/trailer park use, it wouldn't seem that expensive.

But, I'd be curious what adapters are needed to plug into a Tesla L2?
Actual shipping ended up being over $500 more than originally quoted, and I was hit with a state-side tariff of $720 by FedEx on delivery. Unexpected and disappointing, but what are you going to do. I believe it has something to do with the Biden administrations tariffs and restrictions on certain Chinese electronics at this point.
Got it.

I'll be curious.

Their price shipped is $2440. With another $250 of customs duty and $75 for plugs and adapters for RV/trailer park use, it wouldn't seem that expensive.

But, I'd be curious what adapters are needed to plug into a Tesla L2?
I purchased a 14-50 to J1772 adapter to be able to use the unit from any L2 supplies. I then added a Tesla to J1772 adapter to patch into any Tesla destination chargers.

Of note, the unit came with bare wires, I added the 14-50 adapter.
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Did you put the adapter on yourself? Could you have added a J1772 adapter to the wires instead of the 14-50?
Did you put the adapter on yourself? Could you have added a J1772 adapter to the wires instead of the 14-50?
You could do that, but that takes away your ability to use the ubiquitous 14-50 outlets found at campgrounds. I wanted the ability to use a wide variety of inputs.
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You could do that, but that takes away your ability to use the ubiquitous 14-50 outlets found at campgrounds. I wanted the ability to use a wide variety of inputs.
Would the charger survive riding on the back of the bike with a proper mount?
Not is you are jumping obstacles. I think it could be done. But it would be very large. Heavy cable etc etc
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Not is you are jumping obstacles. I think it could be done. But it would be very large. Heavy cable etc etc
Where's the fun in that?
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