(not) Charging Alarm

 Wake up to find your..

Charge Point L2 Charger Steady Red Light 

Occurred three times in a year. Rebooting the charger clears the fault. 

Using an Alarm Clock set to alarm 12:05am and an inductive relay to warn when the EV is not drawing current at midnight.

Cut one speaker wire, extend both ends of the cut wire  12" 

Shut off circuit breaker, carefully insert one power cable through the M3056. Extend the terminals back to your arm clock setup. 

Grab a 5 volt USB charger and broken phone charger cable. Connect 5 volt to the line from the M3056 and a control relay. 

Magic Why not build an alert into Charge Point's app?  Yeah I know. 


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