Expecting my new Roadster next week. I'm lucky in that the main breaker for my house is in the garage, which doesn't have any sheetrock, so installation will be quick and easy. I have some slots open in my Challenger brand circuit breaker box. I'm either going to install a 220v 30amp or 50amp line to charge the car. I'm in the US, btw.
My question is: what outlet type should I install for 30amp, and which for 50amp? My thinking is that I should install what I'm most likely to find on the road, so that I'm not buying an extra adapter.
I'm thinking for 30amp the answer is a regular dryer outlet. That way if I travel and visit friends, I could use their dryer outlet to recharge. Even here, however, I think there are variations, aren't there?
But, I don't know the most common 50amp outlet I'd encounter on the road. I assume it would be a mobile home/RV park, right? What are those and do Lowes/Home Depot style stores carry them?
Any comments or suggestions would be appreciated.
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