Anyone use this Leviton Level 1 EVSE?

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  1. uropip

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    I am looking to pick up another EVSE to keep mounted in the garage, so I can keep the OEM one in the trunk for charging at work and out and about.

    I found this Leviton one; Leviton EVC11-300 Evr-Green Portable EVSE
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    Anyone use this one?
    Does it affect charge times at all? Quicker? Slower? Bout the same?

    I trust Leviton as a brand for electrical stuff.. just curious about how this one works..

    AND BEFORE WE GO THERE.. 220-240 is out of the question for me for a lot of reasons! lol :D
     
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    Also how about the one from a Chevy Volt? They can be had for under $400 online too.
     
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    I saw that one
    But I guess that company went out of business.. (slight concern on my part....lol )

    Also the Leviton one can be bout for under $400 as well if you shop around
     
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    There's a guy on eBay selling level 1 chargers for $300. I wanted a spare when my 240 upgraded Toyota EVSE was sent back because of a short in the cord.


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    huh? Clipper Creek is still very much in business. You're probably thinking of blink/ecotality.
     
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    sorry just going by what the ad says

    quote from the ebay ad
     
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    lensovet Not your typical youngin :)/BP Brigade 207

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    That's like trusting a dealership salesman to tell you that the car goes 20 miles on a single charge at highway speeds :-P
     
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    Well not exactly like that.... lol

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    Ended up getting a brand new one on Ebay for $400 shipped.

    Really like it. Has the choice to charge at 7 amps or 12 amps.

    Obviously 7 amps is slower (not much )and 12 amps is about the same charge time as the OEM Panasonic evse.

    Becuase I charge typically with "no rush" I am using the 7 amp setting as to have less stress on the garage circuit/ outlet.

    All in all very pleased. It also made me realize that the outlet I was using with the OEM evse was not porperly grounded. It wouldn't allow the unit to turn the charger on. Has a built in "fault protection".

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