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Use Tesla connector lead on other CP?

  • 28-01-2023 5:16pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 2,948 ✭✭✭


    Would it be a straight forward cable swap if one wanted to replace the lead from a wallbox/zappi/hypervolt etc with the cable and plug of a Tesla charger?

    The benefit envisaged would be the ability to use the button on the tesla head to open the charger flap and release the charger when done. I know I chose against a Tesla wall connector because it has no solar integration and is not very future proofed as a result.

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  • Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 18,426 Mod ✭✭✭✭slave1


    Not sure, there’s not only power wires in the (Zappi2) cable, there’s also communication cables and dunno if there are in the Tesla “plug”



  • Registered Users Posts: 6,418 ✭✭✭zg3409


    I also am.not sure if the tesia cable uses a separate dedicated wire to power the unlock charge door button.

    You can buy aftermarket unlock tesia door buttons like this:

    You could glue this near the wall box or tie it near the plug.

    There also was custom, modified plugs or leads with a battery powered button on the plug specifically for tesia owners using non tesia hole charge units. These were hacked/modified plugs to add the button and the power for the button was a battery hidden inside.

    I think the linked button is a good compromise unless you are a real no button Tesla fan!



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