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What adapters come with the car?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by metafor, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. metafor

    metafor Member

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    So I've gotten my delivery date and it's next week!

    Which happens to be the week I'll be making a trip down the coast here in CA to San Diego. Seeing as I'm leaving on the day I take delivery, I'd like some insight into what accessories I should buy now. In particular, I plan on charging from a normal 110V wall, dryer outlets (10-50?), 14-50 and possibly roadster charge ports.

    I would like to know what adapters the Model S comes with and which ones I should purchase now.
     
  2. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Vehicle comes with J1772 adapter, UMC cable, 110V UMC adapter, and another UMC adapter.

    Generally 14-50 is the common "another" adapter, but check with your delivery specialist to be sure or to let them know if you want a different one.

    If you want a roadster (cable) adapter it will cost you $650. It does not use the UMC cable.
     
  3. JohnQ

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    Standard is J1772, traditional 110V and a NEMA 14-50. You can request something other than the 14-50 if it suits your needs for charging at home though I suggest you take that and supplement with what you need. There's a host of adapters at the Tesla Store. Others will chime in regarding do it yourself options and other sources for less common adapters.
     
  4. metafor

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    Thanks all! My house happen to have a 14-50 plug. I think all I'll need is a 10-30 for dryer outlets and I'm good to go.
     
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    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    This will work as a temporary measure, but the right solution is to use Tesla's adapters. Using the "universal adapter" linked here violates NEC and comes with insurance and liability risk in use. If you're satisfied with that risk, enjoy. :)
     
  7. Brandonm

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    When I received my car last month they wouldn't switch adapters for me (wanted a 14-30 instead of 14-50)
     
  8. aaron0k

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    Same here. Before delivery I asked what my options were for a 10-30 and stated I didn't need a 14-50; I was told to go "order one online" and was told the same at time of delivery. This is despite the web site language stating otherwise.

    I didn't want to put up a fuss; I ordered the 10-30 online.

    Seems earlier deliveries had better experiences, i.e. personal delivery, personal pickups, adapters,... etc.
     
  9. metafor

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    Wait, do most dryer outlets use 10-30 or 10-50? Or 14-30?
     
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    I believe it's basically 10-30 before 1996 and 14-30 after - FlasherZ can correct me :)
     
  11. metafor

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    Dang. Someone needs to make a universal adaptor so I can keep track.
     
  12. Btrflyl8e

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    Thanks, I only have it in the event I have no other options. Hopefully I'll never even need to use it!
     

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