Originally Posted by WOJO
What do you guys think is the best charger for Karma from Home Depot?
GE, Schneider, Leviton or Legrand
http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/catalog/servlet/THDProductCompare?errorURL=ProductAttributeErrorVi ew&langId=-1&storeId=10051&catalogId=10053&prodComp_0=2030019 39&prodComp_1=202963679&prodComp_2=202950823&prodC omp_3=203013921&N=5yc1vZbzjt
My Questions are:
1) What gives you faster charge (Hard-Wired or 220v plug?)
2) Does it matter (30A or 16A) since Karma can only go as high as 16A?
Thanks for your input.
1: There is no difference. Both charge at exactly the same speed
2: The 30A charger is more flexible in that it can be used in the future if you get another EV that can use the additional charging capacity or if future Fiskers can handle higher charging currents. For the current generation of Fisker Karmas, 16A is all you need.
Another factor to consider is that some chargers (such as Blink!) provide features that the simpler ones do not, including programmable charging time, remote network monitoring of the charge cycle and the ability to notify you by SMS if the charge cycle is interrupted, and stats on power used for each charge. You should consider whether these features are important to you in addition to the price and charging current.