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My permanent charging stuff is in.

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by Al Sherman, Apr 19, 2013.

  1. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    While I'm waiting (patiently?) for Shane to come home from the Model S hospital I thought I'd attempt some photos of my charger configuration in the garage. HPWC, and two 14-50's so we're ready for the "get together." Come on out and set a spell!:smile:


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  2. scaesare

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    Very nice Al.

    I'm considering similar placement for my HPWC. May i ask what the spacing between your two roll-up door tracks are? I'd estimate 18" or so based on your picture...

    Thanks.

    -sc
     
  3. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    The board in the picture (behind the HPWC) is 16" wide. The total distance between the inside of the two door tracks is 20.5".
     
  4. scaesare

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    Excellent, thanks.
     
  5. jeffro01

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    Just curious, what is feeding your new 200 amp panel? Did you get a second, dedicated, meter for that?

    Jeff
     
  6. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    Yes. We upgraded the house service from 400 to 800 and got another meter. We only have the one 200 amp panel but the other 200 amps is available.

    Incidentally, they make a much smaller panel since I only have the two 14-50's and the HPWC but it was much more expensive so...
     
  7. FlasherZ

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

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    Yes, I run into this all the time. When you're talking about this level of current, it's typically cheaper to go with whole-home service panels rather than smaller sub-panels.
     
  8. montgom626

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    And remind me how fast is the HPWC???? How many amps? How many volts????
     
  9. jeffro01

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    240 volts at 80 amps. That will give you the max of 62 miles per hour of charge. You need twin chargers to achieve this though, otherwise you are capped at the max 31 miles per hour charge which makes the HPWC not worth the money.

    Jeff
     
  10. montgom626

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    Darn, that is some serious charging!
     
  11. AMPd

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    Nice!
    Everything is ready for the X!
     

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