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I am on the Tesla website... need help

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by firelegend, Apr 22, 2018.

  1. firelegend

    firelegend Member

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    So the Tesla website says to get a Nema 14-50

    It goes on to say that the model 3 will charge at 44mph at 90, and 44 mph at 60. So I don't need more then 60?


    The Nema 14-50 then says under it that it will be 240 volt / 50 amp and charge at 30mph

    So its recommending I use the nema 14-50, which will charge my car slower?? Is there not a nema 60 so I can get 44mph?
     
  2. dhrivnak

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    No the mobile connector is limited to 32 amps. While on the slow side it should fully charge you overnight. If you want faster you need a HPWC Wired into a 60 amp breaker not a plug. Then you can charge at the maximum 48 amps.
     
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  3. brkaus

    brkaus Well-Known Member

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    No NEMA 60 amp outlet.

    You would have to install a HPWC and have it wired properly for 60a.

    How far do you drive a day?
     
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    Actually, there *is* a NEMA 14-60 outlet, but they are rare and expensive. And nobody makes an EVSE that uses one, so it's not helpful anyway...
     
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