Mobile Connector power consumption

Mobile Connector power consumption

Does anyone know how much power the Mobile Connector consumes while plugged in to the wall but not the car? I'm sure it's minuscule compared to while charging, but is it significant enough to consider unplugging or a switch?

I like the convenience of having it ready to go, but I see that little green light. | January 21, 2013

I was wondering the same thing, but don't have a way to measure it. It really needs a clamp-on amp meter and access to the wires - likely in the breaker box.

jat | January 21, 2013

I measured the Aerovironment J1772 charger for my LEAF and it was under 100mA. I suspect the Tesla mobile charger would be about the same as it performs essentially the same function.

If you have a way to measure your overall use, you can just plug it in, measure, trip the breaker for the outlet, measure again, and repeat a few times to make sure something else didn't change.

Brian H | January 21, 2013

Seems like kind of an OCD issue ...