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For Sale: MC240 30amp

Discussion in 'Tesla Parts for Sale' started by gwagen27, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. gwagen27

    gwagen27 Member

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    #1 gwagen27, Nov 29, 2012
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    Selling my extra Mobile Charger that I received with my new-to-me 2008 Roadster. Since I received 2 of them with the car, I thought I would post one here for sale before it goes on ebay. Best reasonable offer will be accepted.

    Please PM me for more details or if you have any questions.
    Regards,
    Richard

    *****SOLD*****
     
  2. wiztecy

    wiztecy Active Member

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    I don't think they called the Telsa Chargers that came with the '08 Roadsters Universal Mobile Charger (UMC). That terminology came about I believe after the Foundry Charger was created by Eberhard. Telsa then used that design to create the UMC which allows different pigtails to be used for different charging amps, up to 50AMPs. The '08 charger is a 30AMP max current that utilizes the NEMA 14-50 dedicated adapter and doesn't allow any pigtail swap for other NEMA / Amp configurations.
     
  3. gwagen27

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    You are correct! Sorry all, for the mis-information on my extra charger. I just looked at the window sticker to my Roadster and it is listed as a "240v Mobile Connector." I edited my initial post but could not (or do no know how to) correct the title of the thread?!?

     
  4. Jackyche

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    Did they ever have a program or bulletin to swap out the old MC240 to the newer UMC?
     
  5. dhrivnak

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    No unfortunately except in a few cases that were a defective unit.
     
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    MC240:
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    UMC:
    charging-umc.jpg
     
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    I also have both the MC240 and the UMC. The MC240 appears to be built like a tank. I use that one for my daily charges outside my house ( no garage unfortunately ). I use the UMC for when I'm traveling since its more compact. The 30amps suits me fine, if I'm in a bind for time I'll charge with higher amps using the UMC.

    One thing I noticed is that the diameter of the black cable (wrap) is bigger on the MC240 than the UMC, I got confused just looking at the two side by side and thought the UMC would be thicker. Don't know about the gauge wire inside the wrap, could be the other way around since the UMC is pulling more amps.
     
  8. gwagen27

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    Thanks TEG! MC240 is what I am selling (since I have 2 of them)

     
  9. gwagen27

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    As requested, here are pics of the actual MC240 I'm selling. Sorry for the low quality iphone pics:

    IMG_2632 50.jpg IMG_2634 50.jpg
     
  10. Carnut

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    I have a 2008 and do not have an mc240 and so I would be interested. What would be your price?
     

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