Home charging Cybertruck using Tesla Mobile Wall connector?

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I cannot find any videos or information regarding home charging using the Tesla Mobile Wall connector. I charge my Model X 60 amp breaker 48 amp I get 35 MPH charging at home.
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I cannot find any videos or information regarding home charging using the Tesla Mobile Wall connector. I charge my Model X 60 amp breaker 48 amp I get 35 MPH charging at home.
check out Smart Charge America on YouTube. They have good info on all charging Tesla
 

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I cannot find any videos or information regarding home charging using the Tesla Mobile Wall connector. I charge my Model X 60 amp breaker 48 amp I get 35 MPH charging at home.
Should be able to do similar current, but mileage will be about 30% less due to the higher W/mi of the CyberTruck.
 

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I cannot find any videos or information regarding home charging using the Tesla Mobile Wall connector. I charge my Model X 60 amp breaker 48 amp I get 35 MPH charging at home.
The mobile wall connector only charges at 32 amps max.
 

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The mobile wall connector only charges at 32 amps max.
yea but how many mph of charge is that ? just kidding.. people whoever you are that use mph to describe charge rate, please dont, just switch your display to percentage, and look at the kw rate and the kwh added. also helps with range anxiety.
 


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The mobile wall connector only charges at 32 amps max.
There is no such thing as a Mobile Wall Connector.

Theres a Wall Connector, a Universal Wall Connector that can charge cars with legacy CCS1 ports (as well as NACS vehicles) and there is a Mobile connector.

Mobile Connector: 240V @ 32 amps max
Either Wall connector: 240V at 48 amps max

I have an original Mobile Connector that goes up to 240V @ 40 amps
 
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There is no such thing as a Mobile Wall Connector.

Theres a Wall Connector, a Universal Wall Connector that can charge cars with legacy CCS1 ports (as well as NACS vehicles) and there is a Mobile connector.

Mobile Connector: 240V @ 32 amps max
Either Wall connector: 240V at 48 amps max

I have an original Mobile Connector that goes up to 240V @ 40 amps
Posted this in another thread... https://www.cybertruckownersclub.com/forum/threads/charging-the-cybertruck-at-home.12940/post-263629

But is this to say I should keep my old MS mobile connector that can do 40A (off a 50A breaker) to get faster charge speeds for my CT?
 

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Posted this in another thread... https://www.cybertruckownersclub.com/forum/threads/charging-the-cybertruck-at-home.12940/post-263629

But is this to say I should keep my old MS mobile connector that can do 40A (off a 50A breaker) to get faster charge speeds for my CT?
How many miles do you do daily? How long does it take to charge at 32A? Is that within your charging windows? Then the difference between 32A and 40A is irrelevant.

Fastest isn't best, when fastest isn't needed.
 

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How many miles do you do daily? How long does it take to charge at 32A? Is that within your charging windows? Then the difference between 32A and 40A is irrelevant.

Fastest isn't best, when fastest isn't needed.
if you have the 60amp breaker why not just get a wall connector and hard wire it and call it a day, you will get 48amps to charge with and keep the mobile connector in the truck like sane people do ;)
 

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There is no such thing as a Mobile Wall Connector.

Theres a Wall Connector, a Universal Wall Connector that can charge cars with legacy CCS1 ports (as well as NACS vehicles) and there is a Mobile connector.

Mobile Connector: 240V @ 32 amps max
Either Wall connector: 240V at 48 amps max

I have an original Mobile Connector that goes up to 240V @ 40 amps
Thank you for saying that. I was thinking "WTF is a mobile wall connector?" And why would Wall Connector be limited to 32 amps on a 60 amp breaker unless load sharing was going on or the settings were made to be 32 amps by whoever set it up?
 


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if you have the 60amp breaker why not just get a wall connector and hard wire it and call it a day, you will get 48amps to charge with and keep the mobile connector in the truck like sane people do ;)
Because you could install a good Quality NEMA 14-50 and it be used for charging other EVs, hooking a trailer up, or even a welder.
And I've got a mobile connector plugged into the wall, as well as one that stays in the car. The mobile connector is cheaper than the wall connector.

And in some cases, you don't get charged the "Tesla Tax" from the electrician. Installing a NEMA 14-50 for a welder is often a lot cheaper than installing anything for a Tesla.
 

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Thank you for saying that. I was thinking "WTF is a mobile wall connector?" And why would Wall Connector be limited to 32 amps on a 60 amp breaker unless load sharing was going on or the settings were made to be 32 amps by whoever set it up?
Don't make the assumption that bigger it better. There will be very few, if any situations where you will notice the difference between 32A and 40A charging. Commonly, you will be charged in just a couple of hours anyway. 8 AH difference is basically minutes.
 

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Don't make the assumption that bigger it better. There will be very few, if any situations where you will notice the difference between 32A and 40A charging. Commonly, you will be charged in just a couple of hours anyway. 8 AH difference is basically minutes.
The Wall Connector and the Universal Wall Connector charge at 48 amps, 16 amps difference. That means the Wall Connector will charge 50% faster than the 32 amps of the Mobile Connector, the difference is huge. I know because we have both Wall Connectors and 40 amp Gen 1 and 32 amp Gen 2 Mobile Connectors on a NEMA 14-50 outlet. The Wall Connectors are the way to go, especially for a vehicle like the Cybertruck with a 123 kWh battery.

Even charging our Model 3's, when I have to use the NEMA 14-50 outlet, I only use the Gen 1 Mobile Connector because the 40 amps of charge current is quite a bit faster than the 32 amps from the current Mobile Connector. And they only have 75 kWh batteries. The difference shows up even more when the mercury drops below freezing because the battery may need to be warmed before charging and the extra power just makes everything go more quickly.

Often, time is not of the essence but, when it is, more power equates to less stress. Having more power is especially nice because it facilitates only charging to 60-70% for battery longevity while remaining confident I can quickly throw another 20% if the need arises for a longer than expected trip and I can do it while I get ready to leave.

There is never any downside to having more power than you need, in fact, the larger copper conductors and lower resistance of a Wall Connector vs. a Mobile Connector will be slightly more efficient, especially since the car can go into sleep mode only after it reaches the set stage of charge. The longer it takes to charge, the more energy is wasted keeping the BMS and other systems awake.

I've explained all this to you multiple times but you continue to advocate for wimpy charging solutions (relative to the energy needs of a Cybertruck) that will complicate matters if a family adds another EV and wants to share charging infrastructure.

Sure, if the available spare power is limited without an expensive electrical service upgrade, then go cheap, just know that it will be inferior to a more versatile, higher-powered system.
 

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Because you could install a good Quality NEMA 14-50 and it be used for charging other EVs, hooking a trailer up, or even a welder.
And I've got a mobile connector plugged into the wall, as well as one that stays in the car. The mobile connector is cheaper than the wall connector.

And in some cases, you don't get charged the "Tesla Tax" from the electrician. Installing a NEMA 14-50 for a welder is often a lot cheaper than installing anything for a Tesla.
If your electrician is charging you a "Tesla Tax" you hired a disreputable electrician and need another bid.

The Mobile Connector is a bit cheaper than a Wall Connector, but it is also less robust, with more points of potential failure, and it costs more to install a NEMA 14-50 than to hardwire a Wall Connector. Unless you already have an outlet, the overall cost is about a wash, in most common situations.
 

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Just a FYI on the 110v charging speed via the mobile connector adds a max +3 kw per hour (because I did not have a NEMA 14-50 when I got my Cybertruck), it takes a long time to charge a 123 kw battery. The Tesla Universal Wall Charger adds +11 kw per hour, which works out to approximately 28 miles per hour added via the Tesla Universal Wall Charger. If you plug into the normal 110v with the mobile charger you will get about 7 miles added per hour.
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