This adapter is specifically for the North American and Japanese versions of Model S, Model X and Model 3. For Model S, without Supercharging enabled, onboard hardware must be activated to use the CHAdeMO adapter. Every new Model S or Model X is already Supercharging enabled. 2019.24.1 firmware or later is required for Model 3 compatibility.
How to use:
For Adapter CHAdeMO USA Tesla we recommend to use the following steps:
1.Plug in the CHAdeMO end of the cable to the charging station
2.Plug in the Tesla end of the cable to the car’s charging socket
3.After the cable has clicked in place you are ready for the charge*
*Don’t forget to activate the charging station
When you finish with the charge, disconnect the vehicle side first and then the charging station side. Remove the cable from the charging station when not in use.
How to store:
The charging adapter is the lifeline of your electric vehicle and is important to keep it protected. Store the adapter in a dry place preferably a storage bag. Moisture in the contacts will result in the cable not working. If this happens place the cable in a warm and dry place for 24 hours. Avoid to leave the cable outside where the sun, wind, dust and rain can get to it. Dust and dirt will result in the cable not charging. For longevity, ensure that your charging cable is not twisted or excessively bent during the storage.
The Adapter CHAdeMO for USA Tesla Model 3, S, X is very easy to use and store. The cable is designed for both outdoor and indoor charging and it has IP54 (Ingress Protection). This means that it has protection from dust and splash of water from any direction.
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