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Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by joecasale, Apr 14, 2015.

  1. joecasale

    joecasale New Member

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    Tesla Suggested supporting the "Transformer"? (Part with green lights) rather than letting it hang from the outlet.

    Has anyone found or fashioned a hanger that works and looks ok?

    Joe
     
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    Klaus Member

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  3. Cosmacelf

    Cosmacelf Active Member

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    I've never had an issue with letting it dangle. If you have it plugged into a NEMA 14-50 outlet, those blades are really strong.
     
  4. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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  5. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    If you follow the view that NEC guidelines apply to the UMC, the 2014 NEC requires the UMC to be "securely attached" (625.44) because it is greater than 125V, which does not permit free hanging from the outlet.
     
  6. polything

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    i actually have the cable and box resting on top of the black 52 gallon oil drum
     
  7. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    mount some velcro and call it "securely attached" :)
     
  8. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    #8 CHG-ON, Apr 20, 2015
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    My 14-50 plug is so close to my hanger that I simply ran the cord through the channel at the back of the holder, which takes all pressure off the 14-50, which is the problem. The charger thingy hangs directly below the hanger and seems to have no stress at all.
     

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