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Does anyone have experience charging their car using an adapter (compatible with a Tesla charging cable) ? I’ve looked at the product on TeslaTap 50 amp and mini 60 amp online — and reviews look good. Thought I’d check first.
 

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I have no use for, but cannot see why it shouldn't generally work. It's not ideal though, for example one issue is if relying on this adaptor while arriving to a parking spot marked with Tesla Only signage, or if on rare occasion the destination charger is software-limited to Tesla cars only, or a Tesla driver gets triggered.

TeslaTap Mini Adapter feedback?

Another issue is if not bothered to decouple the adaptor at home, then you will apparently need find a way to reholster the cable outside of the charger's built-in holster. Another issue is needing a second adaptor to carry with you for hotels.

Again not insurmountable or maybe not even relevant issues, but it is not completely 100% simple. General advice seems to be don't get the lower amp ones though, especially the 40amp.
 

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Also worth checking is if the Tesla cable will easily reach the EQ charging port if it is on the other side of the car or something. I had a Tesla charger years ago but the cable was too short to reach around to the new port location on the EQC. I was wary of using extension cable and the official Tesla installer couldn't/wouldn't help me so I replaced the entire charger.
 

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I have been using an 80 Amp TeslaTap adapter with my Gen1 Tesla HPWC since last April with no issues. I also purchased a 60 Amp TeslaTap which I am using with my Gen1 Tesla Mobile Charger. I was dismissive of the Level 1 charge cord provided by Mercedes and I had invested in multiple adapters for my Tesla Mobile Charger which made it a very flexible tool for charging on the go. No issues at all.
 
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