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UMC available in the Tesla Gear store

You can always order the HPWC, for $1,200 (in a month or two, when they put it on the web store). $450 more, but comes with a 25' vs 18' cable, and is 80A capable (if you opt for the dual chargers). It's actually not much more than building a 30A J-1772 OpenEVSE, which will cost you about $450-500, but max amperage you can get is 24A (or 30A if you build it with larger than normal wiring etc). $750 is not a bad price, really for 40A capable EVSE.
 

Rather, a J1772 adapter is included in the price of the car and is provided. However, there have been some instances where the J1772 adapter was on the due bill as they weren't available at time of delivery. Since I will be heavily dependent on the J1772 adapter, I ordered a second one as a spare a couple weeks back and received it.
 

andrewket

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I recently had my UMC replaced. I was told that a LOT of UMCs were going back to Tesla, being refurbished and sent back out. I hope for that price you're getting a new unit and not a refurb. Sure, same warranty and such, but still...

Manufacturers have to disclose that a product is refurbished when selling it. Tesla can use refurbished parts for warranty repair and exchange however.
 
You can always order the HPWC, for $1,200 (in a month or two, when they put it on the web store). $450 more, but comes with a 25' vs 18' cable, and is 80A capable (if you opt for the dual chargers). It's actually not much more than building a 30A J-1772 OpenEVSE, which will cost you about $450-500, but max amperage you can get is 24A (or 30A if you build it with larger than normal wiring etc). $750 is not a bad price, really for 40A capable EVSE.

but isn't UMC just an extension cable ? as S carries onboard charger.
unlike most J1772 OpenEVSE, that are actually a charger.
 

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