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Hi guys, can anyone help me. I’m installing the new pod point tethered S7-2C-6ma-2 7kW.

I have nearly everything installed and wired up. I’m just stuck with this CT clamp that was provided with the unit. I know the CT clamp goes on the incoming tail feed above the meter.

I’m just stuck with how to wire the CT CLAMP to the pod point unit. I’m not sure where the wires connect on the board.
I have enclosed pictures.

The CT clamp has two symbols on the connection side underneath where the screws are. It’s L and K. Please can some one advice what the symbols are.

please advice where to connect the CT clamp on the board in the pod point
Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks


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Hi guys, can anyone help me. I’m installing the new pod point tethered S7-2C-6ma-2 7kW.

I have nearly everything installed and wired up. I’m just stuck with this CT clamp that was provided with the unit. I know the CT clamp goes on the incoming tail feed above the meter.

I’m just stuck with how to wire the CT CLAMP to the pod point unit. I’m not sure where the wires connect on the board.
I have enclosed pictures.

The CT clamp has two symbols on the connection side underneath where the screws are. It’s L and K. Please can some one advice what the symbols are.

please advice where to connect the CT clamp on the board in the pod point
Any help will be appreciated.

Thanks


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2 core shielded for the cable.

It’s the blue connector at bottom left of pcb.

Grounded is l.
Hi there, thanks for the quick response.

so just to be clear.
I’m connecting a two core wire to this part of the board where there are two screws surrounded by blue casing.

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Can you please advice on the wire thickness/size.

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That's the connection mate yep, it's only a data cable so 0.2mm is the usually but it's not important.

L is GRD
K is EXCT

And ground the shield on both sides.

Make sure your dip switches are set and the clamp is on the live with arrow in correct direction.
 

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You are such a fantastic guy.

just one more question. What do you mean by “And ground the shield on both sides”.

thank you once again
 

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The shielding is the armour in protecting the single cables.

When you strip it keep the armour long and terminate both sides in L and GRD.

If your not gonna do it till tomorrow I'll send you a pic in the morning.
 

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I’m using 40amp RCBO TYPE A. Just need to check to make sure I understand feed and supply of the RCBO.
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Am I correct to say that the supply mains is coming from the red switch and goes in to the top side of the RCBO which is written N and 1.

And the connection from pod point to the RCBO is connected to underneath, where it’s written N and 2.

just need to make sure this is correct.

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Yeah that's fine, personally I'd bin the main (red switch).

Get at least a stuffer on the incoming cables. I'd recommend a 32mm wiska gland.

Are you running a 6mm 3 core swa to the pod?
 

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Yes I’m using 6mm 3 core swa under 10 metres To connect to the pod point.

also will have 32mm gland tomorrow.
 

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I have 80amp main supply fuse. I’m getting supply board to fit 100amps. Is it advisable to upgrade to 100amps on main fuse? Mains is not looped.

Also, the paper instructions that came with pod point state this about the CT CLAMP.
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Do I need to switch DIP NUMBER 4 to the ON position for something about 60Amps?
Or do I just leave it In the OFF position?

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I have 80amp main supply fuse. I’m getting supply board to fit 100amps. Is it advisable to upgrade to 100amps on main fuse? Mains is not looped.

Also, the paper instructions that came with pod point state this about the CT CLAMP. View attachment 133802

Do I need to switch DIP NUMBER 4 to the ON position for something about 60Amps?
Or do I just leave it In the OFF position?

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Are you using the terms main supply fuse and main fuse as the the same thing?
If the DNO are upgrading it for free get 100amp.

Your activating the fuse saver/clamp so switch dp4 but you have to call podpoint and get them to change it from 60amp from what ever your main fuse size is.
 

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While they don’t really hide them pod point also don’t push the install guides either as their business model isn’t self install.

I assume you also have the WiFi setup guide printed in the box (so they can remotely adjust you) but if not both guides are at this link.

 

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Yes the mains supply and mains, meaning the same thing. its currently at 80 amps.

so I definitely switch on DP4 as well as I am using the CT CLAMP ?

also I am going to be connecting WiFi to it. So I’m assuming I have to contact pod point to get them to go from 60 amps to 100amps?

I’m only doing this my self as i got the POD POINT FROM eBay as unused and unopened. The person who had it eBay bought two of these and only used one of them so hence he had to sell this one which I bought. I was originally going to install the QUBEV EV charger.

thanks for all your help guys.
 

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I assume you understand that fitting a charging point is a new circuit and is notifiable work under building regulations? Or are you an electrician able to certify under an approved body?

If you don't comply with building regulations and there was a fire due to the uncertified work, you may have issues with your house insurance.

A charging point cause a fire? Surely not....


Unless you are a qualified electrician I would strongly recommend you get everything checked by a professional.
 
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Hi there, I’m not a qualified electrician but have done basic electrical work before.
I have been reading about the regulations.
i am going to install it and get everything checked by an electrician.
Also the DNO has been notified and they are scheduled to come and have a look at main meter side.
 

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I assume you understand that fitting a charging point is a new circuit and is notifiable work under building regulations? Or are you an electrician able to certify under an approved body?

If you don't comply with building regulations and there was a fire due to the uncertified work, you may have issues with your house insurance.

A charging point cause a fire? Surely not....


Unless you are a qualified electrician I would strongly recommend you get everything checked by a professional.
I am installing it’s own dedicated circuit as pictured below.
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