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Type 1 (schuko) Charging cables to type 2 at public charging stations ?

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What I understand has some Plug In cars, eg Prius PHEV 2012-16 (gene 1/3) only type 1 (schuko) contact for charging in ordinary household outlet. Are there cables or adapters so that you can charge these cars on public charging stations, which usually have type 2 sockets? Tips are gratefully received

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do you think this cable will work for charging an Prius PHEV gen 1/3 2012-16  on/at public charging stationsmennekes-typ-1-till-typ-2-laddkabel-for-elbil-7-4-kw-1-fas.thumb.jpg.79d62404cb220ce0bb910be613ecff34.jpg

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Is https://www.amazon.co.uk/EV-Charging-cable-meters-Type1/dp/B00YTWWYAO/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?adgrpid=64235148922&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsOaH796E4gIVSLDtCh1_YQGOEAAYAiAAEgIBr_D_BwE&hvadid=314035094071&hvdev=m&hvlocphy=9045080&hvnetw=g&hvpos=1t2&hvqmt=b&hvrand=17445462539473586916&hvtargid=kwd-317780446457&hydadcr=39_1867856&keywords=type+1+to+type+2+charging+cable&qid=1557071452&quartzVehicle=72-1783&replacementKeywords=type+1+to+type+charging+cable&s=gateway&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1 the sort of thing you are after? A Google search should come up with plenty of alternatives. I have no direct experience, as I have the current PHV with type 2 plug. 

I'm sure that if you contact a seller, they will confirm suitability. If they won't give you an answer, then that should tell you to look elsewhere. 

Cables are not cheap, and there is a lot of price variation, so research it well. 

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19 minutes ago, Ancient Nerd said:

Is https://www.amazon.co.uk/EV-Charging-cable-meters-Type1/dp/B00YTWWYAO/ref=sr_1_2_sspa?adgrpid=64235148922&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIsOaH796E4gIVSLDtCh1_YQGOEAAYAiAAEgIBr_D_BwE&hvadid=314035094071&hvdev=m&hvlocphy=9045080&hvnetw=g&hvpos=1t2&hvqmt=b&hvrand=17445462539473586916&hvtargid=kwd-317780446457&hydadcr=39_1867856&keywords=type+1+to+type+2+charging+cable&qid=1557071452&quartzVehicle=72-1783&replacementKeywords=type+1+to+type+charging+cable&s=gateway&sr=8-2-spons&psc=1 the sort of thing you are after? A Google search should come up with plenty of alternatives. I have no direct experience, as I have the current PHV with type 2 plug. 

I'm sure that if you contact a seller, they will confirm suitability. If they won't give you an answer, then that should tell you to look elsewhere

Cables are not cheap, and there is a lot of price variation, so research it well. 

 

Thanks !

I have asked two (not my local though) sellers/dealers but they didn't know so ...  no shoping there 🙂  😞 

 

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Yes, any Type 1 to Type 2 cable like the above should work. Don't bother with main dealers, there are plenty available online.

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1 hour ago, QuantumFireball said:

Yes, any Type 1 to Type 2 cable like the above should work. Don't bother with main dealers, there are plenty available online.

Thanks!

I have not bought any Prius Gen 1/3 PHEV yet, they are not so easy to find around here, but I continue to keep my eyes open.

But I wanted to be sure about the chargingcable.

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Now we traded in our Auris TS HSD 2014 for an Prius PHEV 2015 and I got this Type 1 to Type 2 cable for charging at public chargingstations

(as in this link, but the green one)

https://eyocar.en.made-in-china.com/product/YSFxHRITOzrW/China-TUV-IEC62196-2-Type2-Male-to-Female-Plug-EV-Charging-Cable.html

 

The manual for the Prius Plug In gen1 (as our 2015) says

"connect to a socket for AC 220V-240V with residual current circuit breaker (RCCB) and circuit breakers as for local regulations. Use of a single circuit for at least 13A is strongly recommended "

This applies to the original schuko cable, as I can understand.

Instructional book's data on hybrid Battery in our Prius Plug In 2015

Hybrid Battery
Type-Lithium Ion Battery
Voltage — 3.7 V/cell
Capacity – 21.5 Ah
Number — 56 cells
Total voltage – 207 V

But ... because I'm ignorant on the subject and I want to be able to charge at as many public chargingstations as possible, my question is…

Can/dare I use the above (pictured, green) type 1 to type 2 cable to charge our Prius PHEV at public charging stations with 1 phase 32A 7.4 kw? 

Most other public chargingstations hereby is unfortunately 3 Phase 16A 11kw or 3 Phase 32A  22kw and I assume I don’t dare to charge our car there, if I understand correctly or… is thete any way/possibility to charge our car there to. Maybe with some adapter ?

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You should be able to use that cable on any public charger that has a Type 2 socket. Even if they're three-phase they should be able to provide single-phase power to cars that require it. The car will only draw as much current as it is capable of using, which I think is 10A @ 230V (about 2.2 kW).

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15 minutes ago, QuantumFireball said:

You should be able to use that cable on any public charger that has a Type 2 socket. Even if they're three-phase they should be able to provide single-phase power to cars that require it. The car will only draw as much current as it is capable of using, which I think is 10A @ 230V (about 2.2 kW).

Tanks a lot.

You made my day.  I Will test right now. 

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Tested to charge from an public 3 Phase 32A  22kw station and it seemed to woork out well 🙂

Charged for an hour and got 19.2km (about 11.1637 miles I think) EV range.

What will probably happen if the charger is to strong/much? How do I notice ?

Is it likely that the cable or the hybrid Battery, will be to hot/warm?

Couldent detect any of these when i tested to charge from an 3 Phase 32A  22kw public chargestation

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There's nothing to worry about, the car will only draw the amount of power it needs. As long as it can provide single phase 230V AC at >10A it's fine.

It's like your mains sockets in your house - they are probably rated for 230V 16A (not sure what country you're in, it's 13A in UK/IRL), but you can still plug in a USB power supply (with a current draw of <0.5 A) and nothing's going to catch fire.

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1 hour ago, QuantumFireball said:

There's nothing to worry about, the car will only draw the amount of power it needs. As long as it can provide single phase 230V AC at >10A it's fine.

It's like your mains sockets in your house - they are probably rated for 230V 16A (not sure what country you're in, it's 13A in UK/IRL), but you can still plug in a USB power supply (with a current draw of <0.5 A) and nothing's going to catch fire.

Thanks again !

This (new to me) info. Increase my oppotrunities to charge at public chargingstations from (as I thought only 1phase was possible) 3 to more than 50 sockets in our small town, wherof 12 I regulary wisit each week.

In our biggest region town and in the area where my son lives my oppotrunities to charge at public chargingstations increase from 0/none to ten/10 sockets.

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