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Whats the largest Power Inverter you can use in a Tesla?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by Toasty, Nov 26, 2016.

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Whats the largest Power Inverter you can use in a Tesla?

  1. 200 watts

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  2. 400 watts

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  3. 500 watts

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  4. 1000 watts

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  5. 1500 watts+

    9 vote(s)
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  1. DarkMatter

    DarkMatter Member

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    Shouldn't have a problem, since the MacBook Air doesn't use that much power. I have a 150W inverter that I use with a Surface, no problem. It uses a similar amount of power to your Air.
     
  2. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

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    Tesla has a service bulletin for properly tapping into the 12V supply circuit for auxiliary devices.
     
  3. appleguru

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    Indeed, but it still only gets you a 15A circuit. So if you need more than ~ 150W you'll want to hook up the 12V battery directly.
     
  4. K-MTG

    K-MTG Sunshade Captain of TMC

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    charge another Tesla using an inverter???
     
  5. Drone Flyer

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    Can you plug your charger cable in it? LOL!
     
  6. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    I hooked up a projector to my 12V plug while waiting in the Model 3 line. Not enough amps to keep it from powering down in a few seconds though. :(
     
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