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New Deliveries, check your UMC contains a 3 pin UK plug!

Discussion in 'The UK and Ireland' started by JohnnyMiller, Sep 26, 2019.

  1. JohnnyMiller

    JohnnyMiller Member

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    Just a heads up, I ticked off the UMC being present on my mental list when I saw the black bag in the boot on collecting my 3 today. Just had a look at its contents and its EU only.

    Luckily I've got a tethered pod point, but I'd be snookered if I hadn't, worth checking the content of the bag on delivery!
     
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  2. interbear

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    This is good advice so responding to bump it up the forum so people see it :)
     
  3. Rooster6655

    Rooster6655 Active Member

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    Oh yes check your cables before you leave, they expected me to leave without even checking that they were there!
     
  4. Marc Roberts

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    Yeah, same here, and I did! Luckily everything was there.
     
  5. Yev000

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    Mine had 3 pin and commando, but would quite like to get my hands on the EU adaptor eventually.
     
  6. Lx2m3

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    Collecting tomorrow. What cables/adapters should I get?
     
  7. NorfolkMustard

    NorfolkMustard Active Member

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    These three in a black zip bag
    1 x Tesla mobile connector (TMC)
    1 x short adapter for the TMC with 13amp plug (10amp charging)
    1 x short adapter for the TMC with blue commando plug (16 amp charging)

    this, separate
    1 x “type 2” cable for use on public AC chargers. Usually a blue cable

    see here Charging Connectors
     
  8. Rob R

    Rob R Member

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    You are lucky! Demand a UK 3 pin adapter from Tesla, to which you are entitled. Hold on to the EU one, which you thus get for free.
     
  9. JohnnyMiller

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    Have done, raised a service via the app and they’ve texted me to say they will contact me when parts are in stock. Also emailed deliverygb in case I can swing buy the delivery centre and swap it
     
  10. p_iv

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    Good idea - I'm not getting my charger installed for nearly two weeks post-delivery so I may not be going far without a 3 pin plug!
     
  11. mj88

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    Top tip: Don't assume as you have an EU adaptor it will work on the continent. I did a 1500 mile France trip this summer, and was advised I need 2 different adaptors, the two adaptors look virtually identical, the difference is that one operates on a reverse polarity so depending on where you are visiting depends on which adaptor you require. France is a bit of a funny one. As it was I ended up solely using Superchargers.
     
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  12. VanillaAir_UK

    VanillaAir_UK Moderator UK and Ireland

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    Were you on Gen 2 UMC ? Apparently Gen 2 doesn't care if polarity is reversed or not.
     
  13. mj88

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    No mines a 2016, so earlier UMC.
     

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