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Is wireless charging coming to the model 3?

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by Latibes, Jan 16, 2020.

  1. Jason71

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    No
     
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  2. Rajanm1

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    3.5 hours to charge 9.5kw ..... Don't see how this is going to work as a main type of charger.
    Expecting it to be similar to qi wireless charging on phones which isn't as fast as plugging in most of the time.
     
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    My tuppence worth ... not a chance in the foreseeable future. Unfortunately comes with built-in inefficiencies so not very "green" when energy efficiency is one of the driving forces behind the move towards EV take up.
     
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    With the kind of power involved to charge an EV (7.6Kw @ 32A), I can't imagine the magnetic fields generated by the charging coils are going to be particularly trivial either.. not sure how safe it would be to be standing too close to it while charging!
     
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    It was my first go :p
     
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  8. Mr H

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    Yes, i now have a vision of it pulling my belt buckle off and my trousers falling down :D
     
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    I use to work for one of the partners involved in this and been in a presentation of it. I can't find the official results, but found this instead sections 5.5 and 5.6
     
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  11. RichieC

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    Exactly.. so not without risk, especially if you have a pacemaker, or any metal in your body.
    Depending on power levels, it would be similar to having an MRI scan, which is dangerous if you have any of the above..
     

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