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New Model 3 UMC

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by SureValla, Aug 3, 2017.

  1. SureValla

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  2. ZBB

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    Hmmm. Looks like the plug is not interchangeable... 14-50 only?
     
  3. AlanSqB

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    I think it may be a bit early to jump to that conclusion. Perhaps they are going with a different type of adapter for this one. Maybe something the 14-50 plugs into or one that slides off making it smaller than the older ones.
     
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    Interesting
     
  5. AlanSqB

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    Look real close at the original on Instagram. There looks to be some type of ring in front of the outlet.
     
  6. Twiglett

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    the press kit says it comes with 14-50 and 5-15 adapters
     
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  7. TexasEV

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    That looks like the "non-UMC" (the Mobile Connector with a molded plug for 14-50.). Tesla has been selling that for a while now but I've never heard of anyone using one.
    Model S/X Corded Mobile Connector
     
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    If that is the new UMC will you be able to use the NEMA 14-30 and other NEMA adapters?
     
  9. Twiglett

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    Indeed - it would be better to get the bundle with the extra plug options
     
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  10. SureValla

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    Steve posted a video of it

     
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    We don't know. Tesla just says that it comes with the 14-50 and the 5-15 NEMA adapters. It doesn't say anything about other available adapters.
     
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    So it opens when you click a button on connector which is awesome but you have to use phone app to close it ? Why can't a second press of connector close it? Something not right with that logic.
     
  13. MP3Mike

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    Like the S&X it will probably close on by itself after a few seconds of not getting anything plugged in to it...
     
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    Tesla is selling it on their shops page: Model S/X Corded Mobile Connector along with the previous version. It's $30 cheaper. I wonder if you can opt for the interchangeable version?
     
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    Model 3 onboard chargers are 32 amp base and 40 amp for long range. Nothing more in the US than a Nema 14-50 needed.
     
  16. MP3Mike

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    Rumor has it the long range charger is actually 48 amps. (You just can't go above 40 amps with what is included with the car, you have to use a HPWC or high-amp J1772 EVSE.)
     
  17. Boourns

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    Source? Not trying to call you out. I'd just like to read about this.
     
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    I've never actually used the 14-50 adapter with my UMC... 10-30, 14-30, and 5-15? Yes.
     
  19. SureValla

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    there's a whole thread on this:

    Long range 3 has 48A charger!
     
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    I saw it in this post where someone claims to have gotten an email from the Tesla charging team with those details: Long range 3 has 48A charger!
     

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