Newbie ? on Charging at Tesla Charging Stations

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I just completed a 3 day trip and was able to fully charge at my hotel's "Tesla Destination Charger" using the TeslaTap 60Amp adapter

It worked perfectly.
I see that TeslaTap now has an 80A version available. Any reason to go with a 60A vs a 80A model?

I’m not very familiar with the E-pony limits.

 

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I was able to charge at a Tesla destination charger in a parking garage in Naples, Fl. using my lectron adapter. Charged to 100% for free before my drive back to Miami. ?❤
 

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I see that TeslaTap now has an 80A version available. Any reason to go with a 60A vs a 80A model?

I’m not very familiar with the E-pony limits.
No reason to go with 80A version. The MME can charge at a max of 48A @240VAC.
 

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Do you find that it's really useful having one on hand, or have you found that there are enough L3/L2 chargers around your destinations that you really haven't needed it much?
I have found that there are often more Tesla Destination chargers at hotels than other level 2 chargers, therefore it is useful to carry the adapter. Because Tesla was first to market, and liberally did deals with hotels they are the most prominent.
 


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Curious... Can Teslas charge at EA and other non-Tesla superchargers? Do they have an adapter to use other superchargers?
There are no supercharger stations in Hawaii. I see the Tesla’s at our local Greenlots stations using CHADEMO and an adapter. That’s rather limiting speed wise, except out here where everything is 50 kW.
 

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I see that TeslaTap now has an 80A version available. Any reason to go with a 60A vs a 80A model?

I’m not very familiar with the E-pony limits.
If you're thinking you might someday buy the F-150 Lightning ... and you want to be able to share the adapter, then yes. (The F-150 Lightning has dual on-board chargers ... combined they can pull 80 amps).

The Mach-E has a single on-board charger with a max of 48 amps. So the 50 amp version would be sufficient.

 

 
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