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BMW at Tesla Destination Charger

Discussion in 'Model S' started by NewTMSMan, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. NewTMSMan

    NewTMSMan Member

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    Didn't realize they could charge an i3 at a Tesla destination charging station.
     
  2. Webeevdrivers

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    Its just an adapter. We occasionally use ours at two specific locations (We drive a Leaf and a Smart ED but are wannabes Tesla owners). One of the locations provides the adapter to the user. We have our own. I noticed a few locations on plug share that actually inform that the adapter is available at the front desk. Tesla EVSE’s are good quality. I can see this getting more common at private locations where the owner knows the clientele and trusts the client to return the adapter. Expensive things. Couple hundred bucks. Not sure it was worth it but it’s handy for us for a couple specific locations. Meh. It’s only money. :)
     
  3. NewTMSMan

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    Yes I know it's an adapter, just didn't realize this was generally available. Turns out there is a company in Florida that makes these for many EVs (which I guess you already know).
     
  4. Webeevdrivers

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    I’m not specifically aware of a company in Florida. We bought ours from Tony’s company. Well made, works well. Solved a specific problem for a couple locations but we don’t use it a ton. Handy though.

    Cheers.
     
  5. NewTMSMan

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    Sorry I had it wrong from someone else, it is Tony's company - EV (Electric Vehicle) Charging Products
     
  6. HustleSimmons

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    I thought the SCs did some sort of check to verify that only Teslas can connect except when Tesla was testing allowing non Tesla car makers to lease the ability to charge..
     
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    The adapter won’t work on a supercharger, only on an L1/L2 Tesla unit. Tesla’s AC signaling and pin config is basically J1772 in a different package .
     
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  8. HustleSimmons

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    Duh.. If I read the post title fully it does say "Destination" charger
     

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