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I did photos and how to change a Rolec to a smart charger for £6.99 using a WiFi switch and using a free app to schedule timers.
See the post on here :--
 

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Baden thanks that thread is just what I was looking for. Almost a no brainer at that price to give that a go.
I've now been using it since posting the details\photos without any problems. With the app you can set up to 8 different repeated daily schedules. I just use two , on at 00:30 and off at 04:30. These are set to work every day. If the car isn't connected it doesn't matter, if it's connected and charged it won't matter. If I want to charge outside those times I just go into the app and press "on" , I then switch it off manually by the same method when I have enough charge for any planned short trip. it will still do a full charge overnight at the scheduled start time. Think the app EWelink has a demo mode you can use even before buying a Sonoff device.
 

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Glad it worked ok for you. I find it easy and it doesn't matter if schedule switches it on and if car doesn't need charge it still won't tell the relay in the charger to switch on.
There's also a log in the settings on the app where you can see when it's been on\off.
The timer takes a bit of getting your head round but maybe that's just me. Only use that occasionally if I want an ad hoc short charge during the day on the more expensive tariff.
 

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did a quick search and there is a post relating to it here :--

Don't know what the conclusion was or the success of any suggestions.
 

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This is a bad idea. You could end up switching off the podpoint whilst it's charging, breaking a 32amp current will cause arcing and sparks and possible damage to the electronics in the pod point or car.
The system is designed for the car or evse to signal its shutting down and allow the car to ramp down to zero before opening the contactor so preventing sparks etc.
The wireless relay only makes\breaks the low ampage feed to the circuit breaker in the Rolec. Same as switching the rolec manually.
 
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