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(Some) adapters now available for purchase

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by PattyChuck, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. PattyChuck

    PattyChuck P6703 VIN4080

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    #1 PattyChuck, Feb 15, 2013
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    Tesla just updated their Model S online store. They added the 6-50 adapter a few days ago, but now you can also buy the 14-50 and 5-15 adapters.

    Still no winter floor mats :crying:
     
  2. fiksegts

    fiksegts Active Member

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    how much is an extra UMC?


     
  3. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    Indeed, that's what I'm looking for too.
     
  4. PattyChuck

    PattyChuck P6703 VIN4080

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    Just added the J1772 adapter. No word on an extra UMC, although with the addition of all the adapters, I would imagine (hope) the UMC will be showing up in the very near future!
     
  5. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    Hope they'll have some 30amp adapters up soon too. Most of my garage is outfitting with twist lock connectors, NEMA L6-30, but I'll take anything as long as it's 30amps.
     
  6. spatterso911

    spatterso911 MSP#7577 **--** MX#1891

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    $45 per adapter, $95 for the J1772
     
  7. shokunin

    shokunin P85 & S40

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    Yeah, don't lose your J1772 adapter. Geez Tesla, $21 in shipping for an adapter??
     
  8. badgerlake

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    no kidding, I was going to pull the trigger on a 6-50 but that shipping cost is ridiculous. If the service center can't get me one for closer to the 45 bucks I'll probably end up doing it, but I won't like it.
     
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    How likely might I be to ever come across a NEMA 6-50 in the wild? Thinking of places like friends houses, hotels, etc. Trying to decide if it's worth picking up that adapter to add to the pack "just in case." Worth it?
     
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    what adapters come with the UMC? what is the standard UMC plug (pre-adapter)?
     
  11. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    You get the 14-50 and the 5-15. The J1772 comes with the car too. The UMC itself ends in a pluggable cutaway that snaps nicely onto (and, with the aid of a button, can be easily unplugged from) one of these adapters.
     
  12. Vger

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    I was able to order the 10-30 and the 14-30 "dryer" adapters directly from Tesla Canada in Toronto (who of course got them from Palo Alto). I received them in late January.
     
  13. mitch672

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    It would be nice if Tesla could expand their shipping carriers, FedEx is too expensive for low cost items like adapters.
    UPS Ground or USPS Flat Rate boxes would be much more economical...

    Another option for larger/bulky items would be "drop ship to my local Tesla service center", they could have weekly deliveries batching up the items, saving on the shipping costs... I was going to buy frunk and floor mats, but I'm not willing to spend what the FedEx charges are. Stocking these items in the service centers would also work...
     
  14. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Model S Facts | Tesla Motors
     
  15. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    No reason they couldn't stick these small items in the mail.
     
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    I have a 6-50 at my place in leavenworth (old welding outlet on the exterior wall). You might just find it in the wild.
     
  17. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Derp. Wish I had known that this weekend.
     
  18. andrewket

    andrewket 2014 S P85DL, 2016 X P90DL (soon 100)

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    How about selling them via Amazon using fulfillment by Amazon. Easier for Tesla, better for customers, Amazon shipping rates.
     
  19. gmontem

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    Wow these adapters plus shipping are rather pricey. Has anyone made some sort of lock to keep thieves from stealing the adapter? Right now I don't think I can deal with charging my car to a 120 volt (if I have to) or NEMA 14-50 at an RV park unattended.
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  20. dsm363

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    That's an awesome idea. Have you suggested that to ownership?
     

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