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Time from Standard to Range

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by napabill, Dec 24, 2012.

  1. napabill

    napabill Active Member

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    What are folks experiencing in time, when going from a standard charge of 238 to a range charge?
     
  2. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    A little over an hour but have only done that once so far.
     
  3. montgom626

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    What kind of charger????
     
  4. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Sorry, very important detail. Just at 40A with the UMC. It was probably closer to 90 min now that I think about it but maybe someone who has done it more recently can chime in.
     
  5. montgom626

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    What is a UMC??????
     
  6. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Universal Mobile Connector. The cable that is included with the car for charging.
     
  7. montgom626

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    Thanks, I now know a bit more MS lingo!
     
  8. Zextraterrestrial

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    I am always seeing 277 miles at standard charge and it drops to 275 after a few hours. My range charges are at 315 miles and drop to about 310 ( the time I let it sit for a few hours before leaving) I think It was taking about 1 1/2 hours to finish before I drove on Friday. and the last bit was at a lower power level of charge

    I will be doing a range charge on wednesday morning and will try to update my time #
    I plan on a standard charge over night and then a range charge in the morning while we are getting ready to leave
     
  9. pilotSteve

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    I left home this morning with a full standard charge, then drove 6 miles (running errands) and stopped at a Walgreen's to try the ChargePoint J1772 connector just for fun. Set my car for a Range charge, plugged in and watched the display. It showed "1 hour" to fully charged, at 30A/210V.

    Was pretty happy to verify my J1772 adapter and ChargePoint card work as documented, and to verify 1 hours @ 9kW for the Range charge.
     
  10. Jason S

    Jason S Model S Sig Perf (P85)

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    It is about 1 hour from nearly full standard to nearly full range with a 40A connection via NEMA14-50 and UMC.

    I think it slows down at 97% full, but is running at about the usual rate from 90-97%.

    I do the standard charge overnight then use range change at about an hour before leaving when I'm going to be pushing the mileage. Seems to work well.
     
  11. dennis

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    What is the advantage of doing it that way rather than just doing a range charge overnight?
     
  12. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    It is thought to be easier on the battery to not sit at a full charge for a long time. Also, you would minimize any vampire drain from when charge is complete to when you take off for your trip.
     
  13. goaliemanshark

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    Wow, does the car adjust the miles remaining based on driving habits? 277 is a lot! Mine is always somewhere between 242 and 237 in the morning after a standard charge.
     
  14. Doug_G

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    Around half an hour at 70A. Ish.
     
  15. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    It matters if you have your display set to show rated versus ideal miles. You must have your setting set in rated so 240 is about right.
     
  16. Zextraterrestrial

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    No, that is backwards Ideal shows ~ 275-280, Rated shows ~240 miles. That makes more sense to me now. I need to leave it in Rated! more like my real range
     
  17. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    That's what I thought I typed but you're correct. 240 for rated and around 270ish for ideal after a standard charge. I leave it in rated too.
     
  18. mcornwell

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    OK, I know my DS showed me how to change the display, but now I can't find the menu that lets you choose which type of range to show on the center console. Where is it again?
     
  19. brianman

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    Under controls, settings, driving, 4th/last setting. IIRC.
     
  20. aviators99

    aviators99 Model S - R140

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    Yes, the vampire drain! I'm planning a long trip in a week, and this is what I plan to do. When I do a range charge overnight, it finishes at around 2am @ 273 miles, and by the time I am ready to leave it is down to 260 or so.
     

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