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Is there a 12V accessories plug near front to plug in Radar Detector. (Like on Model 3) ?

GroovaEV

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Jul 6, 2019
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I plug my Radar Detector in my Model 3 into the 12V Plug that's in the front console. It's a little unsightly, but not a problem.

Is there one in the Model S Plaid? I haven't found mention or photos of it yet? Tesla Raj had a nice walkthrough of the car and there was some sort of plug next to the USB C connectors, but I'm not certain if that was a 12V plug.

I'm going to assume most will reply with... "You're buying a $100k+ car, just get it professionally installed" But that is the very reason I can't afford to, and hell if I'm going to take apart a $100k+ car and DIY it. ;)
 

URBAN LEGEND

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There is. It’s below the 2 USB C plug ins. I had to buy this to reach the mute button on my Escort Redline.
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GroovaEV

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Sorry, I should have updated my post as the manual became available.

Now to someday wire it up, or "temporarily" permanently use the 12v outlet as I did for 2 years on my 3 ;)
 

thxphil

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Apr 7, 2017
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I plug my Radar Detector in my Model 3 into the 12V Plug that's in the front console. It's a little unsightly, but not a problem.

Is there one in the Model S Plaid? I haven't found mention or photos of it yet? Tesla Raj had a nice walkthrough of the car and there was some sort of plug next to the USB C connectors, but I'm not certain if that was a 12V plug.

I'm going to assume most will reply with... "You're buying a $100k+ car, just get it professionally installed" But that is the very reason I can't afford to, and hell if I'm going to take apart a $100k+ car and DIY it. ;)
I don't have the 2021 yet, but in my 2017 there is a plug available for power (above rear view mirror) which is a super easy DIY job (< 30 mins). I did it for my BlackVue dashcam. Here is a great thread on it - Dash Cam Install for Model S

Detailed install - BlackVue DR750S-2CH installation in 2017 Tesla Model S
 

Drew-MS

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