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Ideal power outlet specs

Ideal power outlet specs

I am in the middle of a new residental construction project, and have the ability to work with an electrician and PG&E to spec out the load for the house. While I could potentially mimic the setup of a tesla supercharger station in my garage (in terms of current and voltage) , I don't think supercharging batteries every night wouldbe good for them. It does beg the question, given the flexibility to do over your electrical system (and future proof it) what type of circuit would you run to your garage to charge your tesla. I.e what is the max voltage and max amps Tesla would recommend for daily charging if you are not confined to a standard dryer outlet in a typical house .

brian4591 | 2013年7月23日

Standard charging is 208v-240v 40A. Breaker being a 2pole 50A.
As per: http://www.teslamotors.com/sites/default/files/downloads/universalmobile...

Other option is the High Power Wall Connector 208-240v
Twin Charging: 60 - 100A (I believe this is a special model of the Model S that supports "Twin Charging"
Single Charging: 40 - 50A
As per: http://www.teslamotors.com/sites/default/files/downloads/highpowerwallco...

The 120v 12A is not a suggested charging method. This is just a slow back up.

I do not see a difference in the charging speed between the High Power Wall Connector or the Standard Charging Cord. Only difference is if the car has Twin Chargers.