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What charging adapter comes with the car?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by johndoe74, Jan 20, 2013.

  1. johndoe74

    johndoe74 Member

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    For those who have received the car, what charging adapter comes standard with the car?

    My garage has a NEMA 6-50 outlet, so I would need a 6-50 adapter. But I also want the J1772 adapter for public charging. Would Tesla make you pay for extra adapters?
     
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    by default you will receive a 110v, a J1772, and a 14-50. You may request a 6-50 instead of a 14-50, no charge, but will pay if you want both.

    All just one man's anecdote, trust but verify as always ;)
     
  3. andrewket

    andrewket Well-Known Member

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    I believe this correct with one modification; if you ordered the HPWC with the car they will give you the 6-50 in addition free of charge, until such time that they are shipping the HPWC's with or before the car arrives.
     
  4. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    All true from my experience.
     
  5. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    It looks like the HPWCs are shipping so they might not be giving out the 6-50 adapters anymore if they can deliver the HPWC with your car. Maybe you can substitute the 6-50 for the 14-50 but you'd likely want both as the 14-50 is used at campgrounds which is useful for travel if you bring your UMC with you.
     
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    kendallpb Model S: P 8061

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    Solar city said I would get the 6-50 adapter instead of the 14-50 one, and that I should warn my PS, to make sure I got the right one. I did so.

    With HPWCs shipping, maybe I should let him know to send me the 14-50. But I don't even have my car yet, so probably I won't get my HPWC for a while, and will need the 6-50 as a stop-gap. So probably I shouldn't say anything.

    Anyway, short version: My understanding is you get one or the other, not both, 14-50 or 6-50.
     
  7. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    When I prepared to take delivery, due to the delay in the HPWC my DS said he would get a 6-50 adapter for me to marry with my pending SolarCity 6-50 install. I was told it would be free and there was no "turn in your 14-50 adapter for it".

    At delivery, no 6-50 adapter. As SolarCity install was nearing, I called the Service Center and thay mailed me the 6-50 adapter. No cost, no trade-in of 14-50. It arrived in 2-3 business days.

    YMMV.
     
  8. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

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    I have both 14-50 and 6-50 adapters as a result of my on-order HPWC.
     
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    kendallpb Model S: P 8061

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    @brianman and @FlasherZ - Great to hear. I should've checked my DS e-mail; he didn't say anything specific (just thanks for letting him know I'd need the 6-50), so the Solar City guy must've been wrong. (Or if my HPWC is actually installed before I get the car--which seems unlikely--I guess I wouldn't need the 6-50 and maybe they wouldn't bother sending it.) (I'm presuming the left and right hands know what each other are doing--kinda foolish, I know. ;-) )
     
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    #10 Puyallup Bill, Jan 20, 2013
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    My charging situation is going to be far less than optimal and heavily dependent on J1772. I have been hearing of deliveries sans the J1772 adapter, so on 1/13/2013 I emailed Tesla to check the adapter status. No response to date - I expect car delivery early February.

    Guess I'll have to call, but my poor hearing makes that an unpleasant experience.
     
  11. strider

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    You are supposed to get: 5-15 (120V), J1772, and one 240V adapter of your choice from this page: Tesla Charging | Tesla Motors

    Currently the only 240V adapters that are available are the 6-50 and 14-50 - hence the wide variety of responses above. Once the rest are available it'll be simpler.
     
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    Is the 6-50 worth carrying in the car? I can't think of where I'd run into one in the wild.
     
  14. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Not unless you frequent welding shops.
     

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