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What adapter is this for?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Jeffruby, May 5, 2014.

  1. Jeffruby

    Jeffruby Member

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    Got a new cable today and it came with this? Doesn't fit in my standard Tesla home socket (see pic of plug and socket) uploadfromtaptalk1399343255729.jpg uploadfromtaptalk1399343225185.jpg
     
  2. Trnsl8r

    Trnsl8r Blue 85kwh since 12/8/12

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    Well, it says 14-30 on it...
     
  3. nwdiver

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    A lot of stoves have that... let your service center know; that happened to me too.
     
  4. Jeffruby

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    Lol. I know. But when they tell everyone to get a nema 14-50. Didn't know they had this adaptor. Are these plugs uncommon? Forgive me, I. Electrically ignorant
     
  5. Jeffruby

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    I guess it's good to have around in case I get desperate... Lol
     
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    NEMA 14-30, used by dryers typically.
     
  7. stevezzzz

    stevezzzz R;SigS;P85D;SigX

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    Well, if you feel like making a home modification, remove the 'L'-shaped pin and you can use the same adapter in either a 14-50 or a 14-30 socket. Just remember the 14-30 adapter you showed us is limited to 30A and you will be stuck at the lower amperage even when 40A is available on a 14-50.
     
  8. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    It's a 30A dryer plug. NEMA 14-30. Fairly common. Good for 24A charging.

    By default Tesla ships a 50A stove plug, NEMA 14-50. Good for 40A charging. Much faster.
     

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