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Old 10-07-2012, 08:57 PM   #153
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Originally Posted by dcsti View Post
It has a pretty big battery, and you can only pull ~2000 watts from a 120V circuit, so it's going to take a looooong time to charge. 240V or bust, I guess.

What makes the charge time look worse is that a full charge gets you about 100 miles of range. So, every hour plugged in gets you 2 miles of range? That is awful.
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.
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