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Supercharger - Palmdale, CA (LIVE 19 Oct 2020, 20 V3 stalls)

mociaf9

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Oct 18, 2018
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The number and layout of the cabinet side conduit is distinctive. V3 cabinets are connected to 4 stalls and urban supercharger cabinets, as a form of V2 supercharger, are connected to 2 stalls. So, even if you can't recognize the differences, you can compare the number of cabinet positions to the number of stall positions. If those are in a ratio of 1:4, then it's a V3 site. If the ratio is 1:2, then it's a V2 site.

In otter's bottom picture above, ignore the grouping of conduit on the left as that will be for power distribution and control. The 5 locations to the right will be for V3 cabinets. To compare that to what a V2 pad looks like, here's a picture from South SF, CA that shows the conduit stubs for the 10 V2 cabinets. You can immediately see that the layouts are very different.
 

miimura

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Aug 21, 2013
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Thanks for the update. What specifically distinguishes the layout as V3 instead of Urban Superchargers?
V3 cabinets serve 4 stalls. V2 and Urban only have 2 stalls per cabinet.

In the pictures above, for each V3 cabinet, you can see 4 large conduits, one for each stall, 3 conduits for AC power, and two conduits for DC interconnect. It appears that the DC interconnect for 4 cabinets goes to the 5th cabinet (far right) in the picture above. The group of conduits on the left is the AC distribution cabinet.
 
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