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  1. General BMW EV Discussion
    Hi I bought my 225xe (2017 model) in the summer and had no problem charging on the 3 pin plug and at public chargers (when they are operational...). I decided to future proof my house and get a 7kw charger installed and ended up with a Zappi. However, it seems the Zappi does not like BMW...
  2. General Charging Discussion
    Hi, Trying to decide on a wall charger which is 50 meters away from the circuit box. I like the fact zappi 2 allows for 3 phase (mostly because of rcd and pen fault protection included) which is what I have but things are now adding up as I thought 5 core 6mm armoured cable was what is required...
  3. Tesla Model 3
    I have been considering the following: Zappi (I dont have solar panels) Ohme Pro 2 Wallbox Podpoint It's come down to Zappi vs Ohme Pro 2. Which is better and why please?
  4. Ice Breakers
    Hi from mid-Wales. I've dipped my toe in the EV water with an e-Niro and so far it's pretty good. It seems to be very comfortable to drive, and no doubt I'll be discovering more and more about how to work it as time goes by. Initially I was a little cautious because of the apparent scarcity of...
  5. General Charging Discussion
    Hi there, New and first post. Have just placed an order for a VW id.3, which hopefully will be delivered in a couple of months. VW pushed us towards a podpoint, but home chargers are a murky world so any help or advice would be great! Have seen the zappi, EASEE and hypervolt but there's...
  6. Charging Networks
    I have 4.1kWp of solar and a new VW ID4 (no V2G unfortunately, and no battery in the house yet). I want to install a charger but I’m not sure whether to get Zappi or Ohme. I can plug the car in 3 days per week and overnight. I only need to charge the car once per week. Zappi charges from PV...
  7. General Charging Discussion
    My setup is 4.3Kw of solar connected to the house via a GivEnergy 3.6Kw hybrid inverter and 8.2kWh GivEnergy battery. I want my Zappi to prioritise solar, but as the CT sensor does not differentiate between energy from the PV and energy from the house battery, it can end up draining the house...
  8. Home Charging Installation
    Hi, I'm talking to a few electricians about fitting a home charger and have decided that, because of the complicated nature of the cable run, I will get my usual handy man to run the cable or run a draw chord in advance of the electricians coming to fit the charger - this should hopefully end...
  9. General EV Discussion
    Hello, I have been looking to buy an EV for couple of years now but I put the idea on hold as we weren't travelling much and even the ICE at home looked like a massive waste of money. I finally sold the car and now seriously looking to buy an EV replacement. In the meanwhile, I also registered...
  10. Kia Niro
    It is generally said that minimum generation needed to charge on eco+ with Zappi is 1.4 KW. 4+ charges even with 0.9 KW, which is good on cloudy days. Not sure if it is to do with 3 phase charging unit in 4+. Has anyone noticed that? My MG ZS charges only when generation is over 1.4 KW.
  11. General Charging Discussion
    I’ve got the impression that Harvi, which is presented by Myenergi as optional, is pressed as a concomitant sale to Zappi. Suppose I want to simplify my EV home charging installation (meaning one without Harvi and any other wireless gadgets) and that I can hard-wire two CT sensors (one for the...
  12. Home Charging Installation
    Hi - I'm about to get a Used Leaf 24 - looking for 7kw charger - have solar panels so apparently I need a zappi to take advantage of those. The zappi 2 requires no earthing, so cost should be reasonable. Any idea who is good to fit it? I saw earlier threads suggesting £600 install was alot -...
  13. Home Charging Installation
    Hi there. I have recently had a Zappi Myenergi home charger installed (professionally). Pleased with the charger itself and installation was all fine. However, when I charge the car it seems like a large percentage of the energy pull from the grid appears to go into the house (image attached)...
  14. Home Charging Installation
    I am still looking into a home charging unit , i hoped to put into ion my side wide so it can be used at the back of my house ( in garage) or at front in driveway . I am still waiting on Quotes because my smart meter has not been installed yet. This may mean it's not a standard installation...
  15. General Charging Discussion
    I've adapted some existing tech to automate Zappi boost charging during 'Plunge Pricing' on 'Octopus Agile'. But have discovered that it's far more useful than I originally imagined. Using a Smart Wi-Fi Plug to trigger the Zappi 'E-Sense' feature. I thought others might be interested in this...
  16. First Generation Ampera and Volt
    Good morning all, I have a basic 16 Amp Chargemaster charge point which does what it should and the Volt is happy to charge on immediate charge or on delayed charge from it. In October I had a new 32 Amp Zappi 2 installed in addition, as I had heard of all the clever things that this technology...
  17. General Charging Discussion
    Hello everyone, I am a new EV owner and I am currently charging at my workplace, but I would love to install a charger at my household. What price would you say is acceptable for a Zappi charger under the OLEV EVHS grant? And is it true that the OLEV charger grant is coming to an end? I have...
  18. General Charging Discussion
    Is there a distance limit for the Zappi to be able to communicate with the hub. I am having a Zappi installed in my detached garage and it is too far away from my router to get a Wifi signal. So question is it best to locate the hub in the garage so it can communicate wirelessly with the Zappi...
  19. General Charging Discussion
    Hi Folks, my first post on SpeakEV so hopefully I’ve posted in the correct place? I have recently had a zappi fitted to charge our eGolf and hopefully make the most of our solar PV. We also have an iboost linked to our hot water cylinder immersion heater that was fitted at the same time as the...
  20. General Charging Discussion
    Well I had my Zappi working well for a month with the CT input hard wired to the Grid import. However the cable had to be run around the house outside as it wasn't practical to have it going through the house. I ordered the Harvi to send the grid info wirelessly. I got the Harvi detected and...
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