Originally Posted by sxotty
That is life. A 50A 240 volt circuit costs how much? A 30A 240V circuit is even cheaper. I just priced the materials myself it the cost is minimal so worrying about 120V seems overly silly.
Yeah, it isn't a big deal to add another 240V circuit, I wasn't implying that it was (my service panel is in my garage, it would take less than an hour to do). Charging anything with a big battery on 120V seems like a dumb idea. I think even including the capability to charge on 120V is kind of stupid, but the manufacturers are in a "damned if you do, damned if you don't" situation. If they include it, people complain it takes too long. If they don't people complain that they need 240V to charge.