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What adapter is this for?

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

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  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
     
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    Trnsl8r S85 since 12/8/12, X90 since 12/20/16

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    Well, it says 14-30 on it...
     
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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;S90D;XP100D;3LR

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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.
     
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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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