AC WORKS® Library — Tripping Breaker

AC WORKS™ Wisdom: How to Set the Charging Limit on a Tesla to Avoid Tripping your Breaker

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

When using an adapter to charge your Tesla, it is very important to follow the 80% rule. This rule is in place to make sure you can get consistent charging and to avoid tripping a breaker. 

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: Outlet & Adapter Max Wattage

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Last week, we talked about maximum wattage for generator usage and how that plays into the outlets built in. This week, we will talk about another common concern our customers have: the maximum wattage of certain outlets and our adapters. If the power source side of the adapter is less than the female side of the adapter, then the maximum operational wattage will be the same as the power source because that is what it can provide. The maximum wattage of the adapter is printed on the adapter itself, or on a tag attached.If you have any further questions, don’t...

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