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Best place to work? In a Model S!

Discussion in 'Model S' started by laorient, Jul 11, 2015.

  1. laorient

    laorient Member

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    I found that Model S is actually THE best place to work:
    1. You can work from anywhere you like: on the beach, by the street, in a park.
    2. Need to take phone calls? No problem. Bluetooth hands free and quieter than a cafe. Little road noises and no engine sound.
    3. environment friendly and guilt free. You can keep the AC ON all day without worrying about pollution and the battery drain is not bad at all.
    4. Charge your phone and tablet all you want, even your laptop if you get a cigarette charger.
    I really love the experience. It is so liberating!
     
  2. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    Been there. Done that. I agree.
     
  3. kirkbauer

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    It takes some getting used to for me, that you can sit in the car with the A/C going and the radio going without burning gas or running out of battery...
     
  4. pgiralt

    pgiralt Active Member

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    I just wish the browser was more functional so I could use WebEx on the screen.
     
  5. smilepak

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    Would be better if we get it to tether
     
  6. rlang59

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    Keep in mind that when you are on a call anyone outside the car can hear everything.
     
  7. laorient

    laorient Member

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    Right. Will keep that in mind. I have always wanting to work "at home" to avoid the commute. However, home is really not that exciting for me because of the isolation, and cafes are too loud. So Model S is really great. And I can always walk into a cafe if I want.
     
  8. Vgsllc1

    Vgsllc1 Member

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    Oh how do you plug in the cigar lighter?
     
  9. sorka

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    Do this all the time. I even have a "work" profile that moves the seat all the way back, sets the backrest, and moves the steering wheel all the way forward and up. This gives me tons of room for my laptop.
     
  10. demundus

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    This brings up a question that burns holes in my brain when my rated range is sub 100...

    What do the "extras" in the car actual use, or are rated to use? For example

    DRL: 50wh
    A/C 72F exterior 85F: 500wh

    I hope that makes sense... Its just a weird habit I'm trying to wrap my head around breaking (conserving battery).
     
  11. perkiset

    perkiset ... this one goes to 11

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    Ok serious question - how do you open the laptop sitting in the driver seat? Or do you keep a watermelon in the driver seat and sit yourself in the passenger seat?
     
  13. caps04

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    If you can't fit your laptop even after moving the seats and wheel away, set the car in camper mode and sit on the passenger seat.
     
  14. deonb

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  16. Ingineer

    Ingineer Electrical Engineer

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    I have to ask; Camper mode?
     
  17. llavalle

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    Where you put the car in neutral... then go put the parking brake ON using the touchscreen. That way the car will run forever. No timouts, AC on, etc etc. Usefull when camping in the car.

    But that trick does not work when charging.
     
  18. Ingineer

    Ingineer Electrical Engineer

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    What about putting a heavy object in the driver's seat? (or adding a manual bypass switch)
     
  19. rickgt

    rickgt Enthusiast owner/member

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    The comments on the Amazon site are a riot.
     

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