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 Post subject: Annual OpenEVSE Steampunk Contest
PostPosted: Sat May 16, 2015 11:51 pm 

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OpenEVSE would like to announce the first Annual Steampunk Charging Station Build Off. This contest was inspired by an OpenEVSE builder Alex who built a Charging Station around a piece of Telephone test equipment from the 1960s. His project includes a working current meter and LEDs. More info on Alex's project...


1 - Build a SAFE Charging Station, be creative and have fun

2 - Can be built with inspiration from the past or future, must use OpenEVSE hardware with all standard safety features enabled. The only exception is countries/localities that require circuit level protection rendering the OpenEVSE feature redundant.

3 - Charging Stations can be a past build, rebuild or a new build.

4 - Enter by posting photos at the OpenEVSE forum or send via email to . Photos may be used by OpenEVSE on the Store, Guides or other material.

5 - Judging will be based on creativity, with bonus points for functionality (example working buttons, gauges, switches, LEDs, etc. Charging Stations deemed unsafe will be disqualified.

6 -. External devices are permitted such as additional microprocessors, small computers, power supplies, displays...

7 - You may use OpenEVSE firmware or noSpark firmware and remote communications.

8 - Enter any time between now and August 1st.

9 - Prize winner will receive a $500 credit or refund for parts purchased.

10 - Anyone, Anywhere may enter unless prohibited by local laws.

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