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True 3-phase Charging the Tesla Roadster in Germany (with 32A)

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Eberhard, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Eberhard

    Eberhard #421 Model S #S32

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    #1 Eberhard, Sep 10, 2011
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    You can only do this with 3 Roadster attached on a single 3-phase socket.
     
  2. Eberhard

    Eberhard #421 Model S #S32

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    #2 Eberhard, Sep 10, 2011
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    a BMW E-Mini showed up and pegged for a charge too. But i couldn't provide him a Mennekes Type 2 socket.
     
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    So is there any problem if one of the 3 stops charging?
     
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    Eberhard #421 Model S #S32

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    No, the charge can be done on each phase independently.
     
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    Unter Schieflast versteht man die ungleichmäßige Belastung der Außenleiter eines Dreiphasenwechselstromnetzes (Drehstromnetzes).
     
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    Eberhard #421 Model S #S32

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    The story behind this: a tesla owner visit me to join an event the day before. Then i got a call from the munic tesla store, asking for a new tesla owner, who just picked up his new Tesla Roadster, to charge on my 32A socket on his way home. Then i got an other call of an friend of mine, to help the driver of the E-MINI, who had a problem charging on a Type 2 charging station nearby. All ended up in a big event and a little party and all problems were solved.

    Now you know, why it makes sense to install a 3-phase socket in the garage.
     
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    I bought a splitter for this a while ago. It splits the three phases into a blue 32A single-phase connector.

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    I haven't got a better picture at the moment. But I've used this multiple times to charge three Roadsters with 32A on a single CEE32A 5p socket. Works fine :)
     
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    Bonus points for the wind turbine in the bg.

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    Psst, the big building at the back is a cole fired plant.. Oh, I shouldn't have told that!
     
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    Gnat?
     
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    You left out King.
     
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    widodh Model S R231 EU

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    Hehe :) That should have been a "coal fired plant"

    Btw, I got this splitter from Vello Elektro, http://www.vello.nl
     
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    The title of this thread made me think someone was using a three to single phase converter.
     
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    Yeah but I'm soooooooooooooo bored of that subject.

    (soooorrrryyyy)
     
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    Join the club...
     
  18. Eberhard

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    i would be bored too, if i had to charge on 120V/208V in america at what? 20A? even here you could do 3-phase charging
     

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