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Genuine Tesla Charging Cable, Europe

PROS: PE protection, 3P or single-phase, long cable (10m), silver-coated contacts, variable connectors

CONS: IP44 (low liquid ingress protection)

⭐⭐⭐ Security
⭐⭐⭐⭐ Quality
⭐⭐⭐ Functionality
⭐⭐⭐ Value for money

1. Specs

Type2, 3P or single-phase, Current: 16A per phase (3P), 12A per phase (single-phase)
Charge time to full (Tesla 100D: about 10h with 3P 16A)
Manufacturer: Tesla
Cable length: 6.5m

2. Security

Waterproof: IP44: ++ YES (Water splashing against the enclosure from any direction shall have no harmful effect)
Bad PE (protection) detection: ++ YES (alarm with red led)
Manual stop button: ++ YES, at car plug

3. Accuracy

Single-phase:
Real Charging Amperes: 11,77A ( 12A declared, so accurate)
Real Charging Power: 2,74kW
3P:
Real Charging Amperes: 14,83A
Real Charging Power: 10,5kW

4. Controls

LED: Stop, Power, Fault, Charging (integrated, LEDs with variable colours)
Buttons: Stop (at car plug), reset (back)

5. Quality

Connectors: silver coated.
The charger is small, rigid, made out of good plastic, and aluminium, filled with epoxy resin. We cannot open it to check the quality of the relays. No outer signs of overheating (tested with FLIR thermal camera, after 1 hour of charging). The stop button is installed at the car plug. Both – EVSE & Car (Tesla) show bad PE protection with red led. EVSE has a replaceable connector for Shuko 1P and 16A 3P. EVSE changes charging speed automatically by detecting, which plug is connected.

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