PLEASE HELP! Home Charging Options for Prius Prime

Discussion in 'Prime Plug-in Charging' started by Edward.Howard, Nov 18, 2016.

  1. Lee Jay

    Lee Jay Senior Member

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    120V, 12A = 5.5 hours
    240V, 12A = 2.5 hours
    240V, 16A = 2 hours
     
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    If I had it to do over... Install a 30amp 240 volt outlet that matches your charger plug, not the dryer outlet, unless your dryer is in the garage near the car.

    At the ESEV link above, they also have adapters to go from dryer plugs to charger plugs.

    My recommendation would be to install the 240v as close as possible to the charge port. Get the dryer adapter, and take it and the charger with you on trips. The 120v can charge it overnight, but you may find a 240 outlet on a trip, like to a relative's house, and it may be a dryer type. You may only have an hour or two somewhere to charge. Never hurts to get a charge.
     
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    i notice the new nissan leaf 2018 evse charger, it connect directly to dryer. rated 32A. Would that work on the prime?
     
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    I believe so, I put 50 Amp CB. At 220V and 6.2 KW so I= Power(watts/ E or 6000 Watts/220 Volts = 27.3 Amperes of current. Your 32 Amp CB should be sufficient.
     
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