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Prototype Roadster plug to Model S charge adapter

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by drbradfo, Jul 21, 2012.

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  1. drbradfo

    drbradfo Member

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    Spotted the prototype in the back of the red sig today in Portland.
     
  2. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    Looks like a Tesla 1.0 plug to Tesla 2.0 plug adapter.
     
  3. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    I heard that VIN #10 uses one of those for charging at Santana Row.
     
  4. AndyM

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    I believe vfx is correct... that's very likely the orange-cabled adapter I saw in the Tesla charging area in the parking garage:

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  5. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Corrected the thread title.
     
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    Saw one of those at Refuel races too.
     
  7. vfx

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    Guess the odd curve is because that's what's behind in the Roadster...
     
  8. doug

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    So how much current is that orange cable good for?
     
  9. widodh

    widodh Model S R231 EU

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    What a crappy solution, sorry for saying it this way!

    Again some extension cable which can be laying on the ground in the mud and water where people can stand on.

    They should be able to make something like a "soda can" which does the job much better.
     
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    markwj Moderator, Asia Pacific

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    I'm not sure this is a 'prototype' of anything. More likely a Heath Robinson temporary solution for some engineers,
     
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    widodh Model S R231 EU

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    I really do hope so.
     
  12. JoshG

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    HPC-to-Model S Adapter

    Maybe old news Was sitting on the chargers at Santana Row.

    Not sure if final production would look like this or if this is a 1-off.
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  13. JoshG

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    It did have a chrome Tesla logo on the "S" end but the Roadster female end looked a little rough.
     
  14. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

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    Merged this with another thread, but I'm sure it shows up elsewhere as well.

    The Roadster end is looks out of the Roadster parts bin and is likely the same part that's behind the Roadster charge port door.

    The sticker in the earlier photos says "Adapter TSL01 to TSL02".
     
  15. Lyon

    Lyon 2016 S P100DL, 2016 X P90D

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    Kipernicus Model S Res#P1440

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    I was quoted $650 for the roadster to model S adapter cord. I don't think I need it since the Rabobank HPCs along 101 have been converted to J1772. But it appears that many of the ones in Oregon and Washington are still using the Tesla roadster plug. Maybe the Barstow one too.

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  17. Cottonwood

    Cottonwood Roadster#433, Model S#S37

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    Call the folks at Clipper Creek, Contact Clipper Creek. They made the original Roadster HPC and have a conversion kit to convert it to a J1772 charger for a similar price.

    To keep charging your Roadster at 70A, you will also have to buy a Roadster J1772 cord. The total will be more, but you will have a J1772 cord for your Roadster for all those 30A, Public, J1772 charging stations appearing everywhere.
     
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    Maybe I missed this somewhere, but then how do you charge your S off J1772?
     
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    NEWDL R#350 R#1323 Sig23 8136

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    And you get this how?
     

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