Rivian powers laser engraver at music festival

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At the (Castoro Cellars) whale rock music festival (benefit for my high school marching band).

Miir has a booth engraving their mugs and bottles. Laser engraver is running off outlets on the Rivian

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I think electrical provided by EVs will be more and more common at large venues. Power at these huge festival is unreliable and expensive. Generators are noisy, smell bad, require juggling gas cans, and have their own reliability issues. An EV which provides clean power for a weekend.

It’s a no-brainer for food carts and any kind of vendor who requires more than a little power at an event. As a bonus… camp mode!
 
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i wonder if one of the stock, mandated "ev noises", that can be played is the ice cream truck song :ROFLMAO:
 

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I remember the first rave we brought the solar panel to.

We had light all night long while the tunes sucked every drop from the noisy generator they had to tuck a campsite away so it wouldn't out compete the bass for rhythm.

And then we recharged another car's battery the next day during cleanup 'cause it wouldn't start.

That was fifteen years ago. Today's EV's are so much more capable than the battery in my Sentra was. Heck, the LFP I have in my Mazda is rated 50% more amphours than that old AGM deep-cycle was (and that AGM has since been downrated to half what it was, as people actually using lead-acid in deep cycles showed their weaknesses...)

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Fortunately for the Rivian, there is a J1772 charger (and a Tesla dest charger) right there at the winery.

I did ask them how the trip went (Seattle) and they said it was surprisingly easy and not what they had expected.
 

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This just makes me excited to plug welders and bench set ups into my king dorito.
 

 
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