By Mia Yamauchi
Rick of Rick’s Performance and the Plugless Team Get Ready for the Install
What Surprised Rick the Most About the Wireless Charging Adapter? It’s Insanely Thin!
Installing the Wireless Charging Adapter Under Model S’ Front Shielding
Wireless Charging Adapter for Model S Completely Disappears After Installation
Unpacking The Wall Unit, or “Control Panel” For Hands-Free Tesla Charging
The Control Panel Hangs on the Wall & Connects to a 240V Outlet
Control panel installation is as simple as hanging it on the wall and connecting to a 240V, or “Level 2” outlet. This is the same type of outlet as the one used by an electric dryer.
The Parking Pad Sends a Charge to the Model S Over the Air
Rick’s Tesla Model S Can Now Charge Itself
Rick uses the Tesla as a customer shuttle at the shop and loves the idea of his Plugless Tesla being part of customers’ experience.
Watch the Video of Rick’s First Hands-Free Charge
See video of the Tesla charging port indicating a charge in progress with no cord connected as well as video of Rick driving the his self-charging Tesla over the parking pad for wireless charging.