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Power Outage - 2 Weeks in a row

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by ibcs, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. ibcs

    ibcs Member

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    Can't believe our power has gone out two weeks in a row while having a Roadster and Model S fully charged in the garage. Seems ironic to be sitting in the dark with all those joules in the garage.
     
  2. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Go for a drive?
     
  3. ibcs

    ibcs Member

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    That's an excellent idea everything can be cured with a roadster drive.
     
  4. adiggs

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    The cure for what ails you - a drive in a Roadster.

    That must mean this is a forum of some of the healthiest people in the world! :D
     
  5. TOBASH

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    1) Doug is 100%, as are ibcs and adiggs.
    2) Not sure you want to run the house on the battery in the roadster, because if you run her too close to dry you will be SOL.
    3) That brings us back to 1... Go for a drive? (and maybe buy a generator).

    I lived for weeks without power here in NYC after Superstorm Sandy. I feel your pain.

    Best,

    T
     
  6. spaceballs

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    #6 spaceballs, Oct 3, 2014
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    For the roadster you could try an 12v to 120v pure sinewave inverter (i think 1000 watts max if I remember), it might void the warranty of the car. I posted a photo of where the main 12v connects to the car from the ESS, of course use at your own risk. Also you have to make sure water pump is always flowing, easy enough to verify and hear.
     

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