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TeslaFi vs API ?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by insaneoctane, May 31, 2018.

  1. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    Simple question ... Does TeslaFi use the same API as documented by Tim Dorr? If so, I thought people who hammer the Tesla servers risk being blacklisted? I have seen data from TeslaFi that looks like it must have polled the server very frequently....

    I'm writing my home-grown version and want to know if I can poll my car (while driving) every 30 seconds without issue like I'm assuming TeslaFi does?
     
  2. hiroshiy

    hiroshiy Vendor

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    Not sure if it's ok to poll every 30 seconds but TeslaFi default is every 1 minute and it's working for years for me. I have a paid subscription for my car(s).
     
  3. timdorr

    timdorr Model S P1698 / VIN 1657

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    Yes, we all do. It's the API that powers the mobile app.
     
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  4. insaneoctane

    insaneoctane Active Member

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    I'm just trying to confirm that if TeslaFi can poll x data points per hour without getting your account in trouble, then I should be able to do the same polling rate without issue. Has anyone ever established the maximum "safe" polling rate?
     
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    Anyone?
     

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