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Howdy! I have an I-pace on order with a dealership in Southern California. Was able to reconfigure one of their orders they already had in process. Was built on 11/30/18 and as of now, no info on the ship it is coming over on. The salesperson said that their info is slower than normal from JLR, and that it was put into circulation on 12/5. That’s the last they know. I am coming from a 2018 F-Pace that will go to my husband when the I-Pace finally comes home. I was able to watch the ship carrying the F-Pace from port to port and even switch to the Panama Canal cameras and watch it go through the locks! I know. Obsessive! Yep. Don’t shoot me, I ordered the 25T (4 cylinder) for gas mileage. Seriously fast enough and am over the embarrassment of ordering the “smaller” engine. I have had a lot of the same issues with the F-Pace I am reading that the I-Pace has. Dark screen (took it in twice for that-and fixed). On occasion I still get that dreaded dark screen, but have realized, as has been mentioned on this forum, that I need to slow down the start sequence. Start, hit the Ok button on the steering wheel for 2 messages that come up, THEN reverse. If I am not patient, I might pay the price!! I have also had the airbag icon come on several times (taken in twice for that). I am getting the icon again periodically now and will go in for service again. Wondering if that is the seat sensor??? I could look on my work orders to find out for sure. Another common issue that remains….I had to wait 4 weeks once my car came into port! I was told it was held in port purgatory for EPA approval (new engine at the time). There are things I will miss on the I-Pace that my F-Pace has……opening the panoramic roof, CD player, and sitting height. Will NOT miss sitting in line for gas!! Win!!! :smile2:
Trying to figure out whether to get the ChargePoint or JuiceBox EV Charger. Liked the price (<$500) some paid for the CP, but they aren’t offering that anymore. Any thoughts on which one?
Seriously jealous of those who already have their car! I came VERY close to buying the one that was featured in a video on a thread here (from Carlsbad dealer). Since I drive my very young grandkids around, I just can’t have the oyster interior, but that car is beyond elegant in person. I was torn, but the black interior wins out (again, grandkids). My order specifics: Farallon black, HUD, fog lights, air ionizer, HSE, ebony interior with oyster headliner (to break up the black a bit), heated steering wheel, and black window surrounds. Looking forward to joining the owners club!! Delivery Date 1/25/19, Planned Handover 2/1/19
 

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Welcome. You are probably best off with the ChargePoint Level 2 EVSE that Jaguar suggests, however there are options.
I used JuiceBoxes which are a different brand, and I have a Clipper Creek and a Bosch as well.

One interesting choice is the Tesla EVSE + TeslaTap adapter. This will allow you to charge at Tesla Destination chargers (not Superchargers, the ones they have at hotels).
I bought the TeslaTap adapter but haven't tested it. IIRC, NerdUno is the one who has detailed this setup.
 

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BTW - If you have a licensed contractor do the install in Calif, there are rebates from the state right now. Sadly, if you do the work yourself, you are not worthy.
 

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Howdy! I have an I-pace on order with a dealership in Southern California. Was able to reconfigure one of their orders they already had in process. Was built on 11/30/18 and as of now, no info on the ship it is coming over on. The salesperson said that their info is slower than normal from JLR, and that it was put into circulation on 12/5. That’s the last they know. I am coming from a 2018 F-Pace that will go to my husband when the I-Pace finally comes home. I was able to watch the ship carrying the F-Pace from port to port and even switch to the Panama Canal cameras and watch it go through the locks! I know. Obsessive! Yep. Don’t shoot me, I ordered the 25T (4 cylinder) for gas mileage. Seriously fast enough and am over the embarrassment of ordering the “smaller” engine. I have had a lot of the same issues with the F-Pace I am reading that the I-Pace has. Dark screen (took it in twice for that-and fixed). On occasion I still get that dreaded dark screen, but have realized, as has been mentioned on this forum, that I need to slow down the start sequence. Start, hit the Ok button on the steering wheel for 2 messages that come up, THEN reverse. If I am not patient, I might pay the price!! I have also had the airbag icon come on several times (taken in twice for that). I am getting the icon again periodically now and will go in for service again. Wondering if that is the seat sensor??? I could look on my work orders to find out for sure. Another common issue that remains….I had to wait 4 weeks once my car came into port! I was told it was held in port purgatory for EPA approval (new engine at the time). There are things I will miss on the I-Pace that my F-Pace has……opening the panoramic roof, CD player, and sitting height. Will NOT miss sitting in line for gas!! Win!!! :smile2:
Trying to figure out whether to get the ChargePoint or JuiceBox EV Charger. Liked the price (<$500) some paid for the CP, but they aren’t offering that anymore. Any thoughts on which one?
Seriously jealous of those who already have their car! I came VERY close to buying the one that was featured in a video on a thread here (from Carlsbad dealer). Since I drive my very young grandkids around, I just can’t have the oyster interior, but that car is beyond elegant in person. I was torn, but the black interior wins out (again, grandkids). My order specifics: Farallon black, HUD, fog lights, air ionizer, HSE, ebony interior with oyster headliner (to break up the black a bit), heated steering wheel, and black window surrounds. Looking forward to joining the owners club!! Delivery Date 1/25/19, Planned Handover 2/1/19
I bought the Juicebox as it was nearly $100 cheaper than the ChargePoint on Amazon. I haven't had any issues.
 

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Juicebox, Chargepoint, Clipper Creek, Schneider, Leviton etc are all good in their basic form. It is just a safety relay to connect power to the car. What really sets some apart is communication, monitoring, capturing data, and controlling the available charge. That is if you even need or want those features.

BTW I picked mine up last night. Was about 10 days early compared to the original time line.
 

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Thank you for the welcome as well as the Charger Info. I do have an electrician lined up, so that is good intel. I read somewhere on this forum that the ChargePoint was 20% off until (I believe) the 23rd, today! Going to pull the plug and purchase it. I have been following the info on the Tesla adapter and pretty much figure that will be in my future too.
 

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Will the Juicebox (or any charger) allow us to make up for the lack of capacity currently "working" in the I-Pace? I want to be able to tell it go to 80% and favor certain off peak hours to get there, but get there by X-o-clock tomorrow - preferably from my phone.

Anything do that, yet?

Barring that, I'd at least like to say Start at ______ and end at ______ and I can estimate the % SOC increase from those hours using a rough 7% an hour number.
 

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Howdy! I have an I-pace on order with a dealership in Southern California. Was able to reconfigure one of their orders they already had in process. Was built on 11/30/18 and as of now, no info on the ship it is coming over on. The salesperson said that their info is slower than normal from JLR, and that it was put into circulation on 12/5. That’s the last they know. I am coming from a 2018 F-Pace that will go to my husband when the I-Pace finally comes home. I was able to watch the ship carrying the F-Pace from port to port and even switch to the Panama Canal cameras and watch it go through the locks! I know. Obsessive! Yep. Don’t shoot me, I ordered the 25T (4 cylinder) for gas mileage. Seriously fast enough and am over the embarrassment of ordering the “smaller” engine. I have had a lot of the same issues with the F-Pace I am reading that the I-Pace has. Dark screen (took it in twice for that-and fixed). On occasion I still get that dreaded dark screen, but have realized, as has been mentioned on this forum, that I need to slow down the start sequence. Start, hit the Ok button on the steering wheel for 2 messages that come up, THEN reverse. If I am not patient, I might pay the price!! I have also had the airbag icon come on several times (taken in twice for that). I am getting the icon again periodically now and will go in for service again. Wondering if that is the seat sensor??? I could look on my work orders to find out for sure. Another common issue that remains….I had to wait 4 weeks once my car came into port! I was told it was held in port purgatory for EPA approval (new engine at the time). There are things I will miss on the I-Pace that my F-Pace has……opening the panoramic roof, CD player, and sitting height. Will NOT miss sitting in line for gas!! Win!!! :smile2:
Trying to figure out whether to get the ChargePoint or JuiceBox EV Charger. Liked the price (<$500) some paid for the CP, but they aren’t offering that anymore. Any thoughts on which one?
Seriously jealous of those who already have their car! I came VERY close to buying the one that was featured in a video on a thread here (from Carlsbad dealer). Since I drive my very young grandkids around, I just can’t have the oyster interior, but that car is beyond elegant in person. I was torn, but the black interior wins out (again, grandkids). My order specifics: Farallon black, HUD, fog lights, air ionizer, HSE, ebony interior with oyster headliner (to break up the black a bit), heated steering wheel, and black window surrounds. Looking forward to joining the owners club!! Delivery Date 1/25/19, Planned Handover 2/1/19
btw - if you like the lighter interior, my kids are 9, 8, 5 & 3 years old, living in the land of melting, muddy snow & the oyster interior is holding up just fine. My last 3 cars were all black & I just needed to lighten up & I am glad I did.
 

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Will the Juicebox (or any charger) allow us to make up for the lack of capacity currently "working" in the I-Pace? I want to be able to tell it go to 80% and favor certain off peak hours to get there, but get there by X-o-clock tomorrow - preferably from my phone.

Anything do that, yet?

Barring that, I'd at least like to say Start at ______ and end at ______ and I can estimate the % SOC increase from those hours using a rough 7% an hour number.

I am very unfamiliar with all of this as this is my first EV and I do not have off-peak rates, so what time the car charges makes no difference to me. However, I do know the JuiceBox allows you to set a schedule and a minimal charge (SPC) kWh, but what I have gathered from other posts regarding this, is the car seems to be doing something funky to prevent it from working correctly. I recall someone stating you can get the JB to override the car setting by setting it up as a Model 3 vs a Jaguar - not sure exactly what that does though.

I am curious as to why you would want to restrict the charging to any particular SOC? Why not just plug it it regardless of the SOC and charge to 100%?

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Will the Juicebox (or any charger) allow us to make up for the lack of capacity currently "working" in the I-Pace? I want to be able to tell it go to 80% and favor certain off peak hours to get there, but get there by X-o-clock tomorrow - preferably from my phone.

Anything do that, yet?

Barring that, I'd at least like to say Start at ______ and end at ______ and I can estimate the % SOC increase from those hours using a rough 7% an hour number.
I'll know this week. I got a new JuiceBox Pro for Christmas so Dad Can Open Something on Christmas. :wink2:

There is already a 14-50 outlet in my garage.
 

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I am curious as to why you would want to restrict the charging to any particular SOC? Why not just plug it it regardless of the SOC and charge to 100%?

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There's a lot of debate about this, and even conflicting information from Jag who have said it "both ways" in writing, but ...

The experience of most people in the world with Lithium Ion Batteries is that they will live longer the more you can keep them charged from 20-80% and only go to 100% for those times when you know you'll need the range. This is the default/recommended process from Tesla for their cars.

Now, there are rumors that when then I-Pace says it's at 100%, that it really isn't there - it's just protecting us from ourselves. And, some Jaguar sources are saying their Battery Management is making this unnecessary, and yet - the latest Jaguar Magazine has an article about the I-Pace that says the opposite. So, until that's confirmed unequivocally, I'm looking to generally charge to 80% as a general practice - as my daily miles never really go over 70, and are usually under 40. It may be unnecessary, but what we can say pretty much for sure is that it will not hurt. And, you definitely don't want to leave the car sit for any length of time at 100%. So, I recommend the practice as I've outlined.

However, the current software is making that difficult. My current charger has a button that you can hit to delay charging for 1-8 hours, which makes it easy to wait until off peak times to start charging, but stopping it is a manual effort, and you have to be awake (and I've been using Alexa to remind me). I made up the attached chart meant for a Level II charger that should be pretty close if this helps anybody. I tacked it up next to my charger.
 

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There's a lot of debate about this, and even conflicting information from Jag who have said it "both ways" in writing, but ...

The experience of most people in the world with Lithium Ion Batteries is that they will live longer the more you can keep them charged from 20-80% and only go to 100% for those times when you know you'll need the range. This is the default/recommended process from Tesla for their cars.

Now, there are rumors that when then I-Pace says it's at 100%, that it really isn't there - it's just protecting us from ourselves. And, some Jaguar sources are saying their Battery Management is making this unnecessary, and yet - the latest Jaguar Magazine has an article about the I-Pace that says the opposite. So, until that's confirmed unequivocally, I'm looking to generally charge to 80% as a general practice - as my daily miles never really go over 70, and are usually under 40. It may be unnecessary, but what we can say pretty much for sure is that it will not hurt. And, you definitely don't want to leave the car sit for any length of time at 100%. So, I recommend the practice as I've outlined.

However, the current software is making that difficult. My current charger has a button that you can hit to delay charging for 1-8 hours, which makes it easy to wait until off peak times to start charging, but stopping it is a manual effort, and you have to be awake (and I've been using Alexa to remind me). I made up the attached chart meant for a Level II charger that should be pretty close if this helps anybody. I tacked it up next to my charger.
Here’s the information I referenced earlier:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/JagIPace/permalink/1623613797784296/
 

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What is this for people who don't do Facebook? And, it won't show me your attachment ... [img= class=inlineimg]/forum/images/smilies/frown.gif[/img]
The attachment is a screen grab of the FB post discussing how the car does do TOU charging very easily and how to set up the JB to get it to work
 

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I could see it on my phone. Yes, I figured this out, too. DO NOT SET CHARGING TIMES IN THE CAR! Or you will find that your car refused to charge when you're away from home and possibly really needed it to charge.

I already entered a rant on HOW the Jag should control charging. You should be able to set TOU (preferred hours) in the car, but have that apply ONLY when you're AT HOME!! And, to ignore that when your GPS tells it that you're away. Then, it SHOULD allow you to set a target SOC % and departure time. Then, figure out if it can reach that only on Preferred or if it needs to use some minimum Peak time, too. And, it should start charging right away and "stop early" on Preferred hours - in case you want to leave early. It should know based on your location what the charging capacity of the charger is that you are at in most cases without you having to tell it, though it could also "sample" it the moment you plug in for just a brief moment.
 

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I have ChargePoint Home 25, and after having a NEMA 6-50 outlet installed in the garage (on its own breaker), hanging the plug-in model on the wall took me just 20 minutes. While you can set a specific TIME to start or stop charging, you cannot specify a state of charge (min or max) to start or stop charging. That would be a nice to have feature in the Jaguar Remote app, which I configured just today. That said, I know I charge at almost exactly 20 mi/hr on my CPH 25, so I can easily set a start/stop time (as if I had off peak hours) to achieve a specified SOC (see below CP screen in blue/grey). The Jaguar Remote app accomplishes the same thing (see below in maroon/grey).
To answer Dantrium's question, one reason to set a SOC stop limit (say, to max at 80%) would be to "baby" your battery by not fully charging it EVERY time if you don't require the maximum range the next day. I've read that the 2 most taxing practices for EV batteries are (i) overuse of Level 3 DC charging (vs. slower Level 2 charging) and (ii) maxing out SOC (100%) daily. Look, if you need the max range daily, do what you must (charge to 100%), but if not, it was interesting to learn how to be 'nicer' to your battery.

Lastly, unless you are capable of moving "most" of your energy consumption to the after-hours (low cost) periods, you may not save money on an "off-peak" electricity rate plan. In Florida, our biggest electric use by far (especially in summer) is HVAC, and we can't 'postpone' our AC use into the (off-peak) evenings.
 

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... The Jaguar Remote app accomplishes the same thing (see below in maroon/grey). ...
I highly recommend (at this time) you don't set any start/end hour values in the Jaguar app - or you will find someday when you're at a public charger after you plug in & walked away when you return - NOTHING will have happened because those weren't the "magic" hours that your Jag wanted to be charged.
 

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I highly recommend (at this time) you don't set any start/end hour values in the Jaguar app - or you will find someday when you're at a public charger after you plug in & walked away when you return - NOTHING will have happened because those weren't the "magic" hours that your Jag wanted to be charged.
I agree with this recommendation, although I expect few would even bother to use that feature. Interestingly, were you to set an end time in ChargePoint (presumably to apply only to your home charger/rate plan), but then 'forget' about this setting when using a ChargePoint public charger, there is a Notification in the Jaguar app for "Charge Stops Unexpectedly"... (see attached pic). Presumably a 'halt' by ChargePoint would be 'unexpected' by the Jag app and notify the owner.
Isn't this all so much more fun than just reading the fuel gauge! :grin2:
 

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Agree. I’ve been doing the same as @dtgsrq and using the ChargePoint app to guesstimate how much to charge each night- I drive about 80 miles a day so I set the charge point app to charge about 3.5 hrs from 12 am to 330 am to get me back to around 80-85% SoC.
I also like to keep the charge level set below 90% because I’ve noticed the regen is very limited above that- almost feels like coasting. Below (around) 90% the bar (the regen limiter) goes away and you can electric brake check away !!
 
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