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  • Lectron V-Box 40 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station - Powerful Level 2 EV Charger (240V) with NEMA 14-50 Plug / Hardwired - Energy Star Certified for J1772 EVs
    Lectron V-Box 40 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station - Powerful Level 2 EV Charger (240V) with NEMA 14-50 Plug / Hardwired - Energy Star Certified for J1772 EVs
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    Lectron V-Box 40 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station - Powerful Level 2 EV Charger (240V) with NEMA 14-50 Plug / Hardwired - Energy Star Certified for J1772 EVs

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS POWERFUL CHARGING - The V-BOX has a maximum output of 40 amps - allowing for much faster-charging speeds. You can...

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  • Lectron V-Box 48 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station - Powerful Level 2 EV Charger (240V) with NEMA 14-50 Plug / Hardwired - Energy Star Certified for J1772 EVs
    Lectron V-Box 48 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station - Powerful Level 2 EV Charger (240V) with NEMA 14-50 Plug / Hardwired - Energy Star Certified for J1772 EVs
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    Lectron V-Box 48 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station - Powerful Level 2 EV Charger (240V) with NEMA 14-50 Plug / Hardwired - Energy Star Certified for J1772 EVs

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS POWERFUL CHARGING - The V-BOX has a maximum output of 48 amps - allowing for much faster-charging speeds. You can ...

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  • Lectron Level 1/2 EV Charger - 110V 16 Amps with 21 ft Extension Cord - Compatible with J1772 EVs
    Lectron Level 1/2 EV Charger - 110V 16 Amps with 21 ft Extension Cord - Compatible with J1772 EVs
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    Lectron Level 1/2 EV Charger - 110V 16 Amps with 21 ft Extension Cord - Compatible with J1772 EVs

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS NEMA 5-15 CHARGER - Boosting 110V (Level 1 charger only) up to 16A, connect the charger to a voltage transformer o...

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  • Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 Portable EV Charger - 240V 40 Amp with 15 ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs
    Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 Portable EV Charger - 240V 40 Amp with 15 ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs
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    Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 Portable EV Charger - 240V 40 Amp with 15 ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS FAST CHARGING - This Level 2 EV charger makes charging your car quick and effortless. Compact and durable, it is t...

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  • Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 21ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs
    Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 21ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs
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    Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 21ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS FAST CHARGING - This product is designed with the intent of making EV charging quick and effortless. Compact and d...

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  • Lectron 240V 40 Amp Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with 20ft J1772 Cable & NEMA 14-50 Plug
    Lectron 240V 40 Amp Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with 20ft J1772 Cable & NEMA 14-50 Plug
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    Lectron 240V 40 Amp Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with 20ft J1772 Cable & NEMA 14-50 Plug

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS FAST CHARGE - Faster charging than other EV chargers. With 40A and 9.6kWs, charge up to 28 miles of range per hour...

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  • Lectron 240V 32 Amp Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with 20ft J1772 Cable & NEMA 14-50 Plug
    Lectron 240V 32 Amp Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with 20ft J1772 Cable & NEMA 14-50 Plug
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    Lectron 240V 32 Amp Level 2 Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station with 20ft J1772 Cable & NEMA 14-50 Plug

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS FAST CHARGE - Faster charging than other EV chargers. With 32A and 7.68kWs, charge up to 28 miles of range per hou...

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  • Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 15 ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs
    Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 15 ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs
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    Lectron NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 15 ft Extension Cord & J1772 Cable - For J1772 EVs

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS FAST CHARGING - This product makes EV charging quick and effortless. It is compact and durable, making it the per...

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  • Lectron Level 1 / Level 2 Portable J1772 EV Charger (12 Amp / 32 Amp) with Dual Charging Plugs (NEMA 5-15 & 14-50) - Compatible with All J1772 EVs (White)
    Lectron Level 1 / Level 2 Portable J1772 EV Charger (12 Amp / 32 Amp) with Dual Charging Plugs (NEMA 5-15 & 14-50) - Compatible with All J1772 EVs (White)
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    Lectron Level 1 / Level 2 Portable J1772 EV Charger (12 Amp / 32 Amp) with Dual Charging Plugs (NEMA 5-15 & 14-50) - Compatible with All J1772 EVs (White)

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS UNIVERSAL CHARGING - Lectron's portable charger for J1772 EVs comes with a NEMA 5-15 plug, providing up to 6 mile...

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  • J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New
    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New
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    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New

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    PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 40A J1772 NEMA 14-50 Charger & ONE (1) J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS NEMA 14-50 EV CHAR...

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  • J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & Tesla to J1772 Adapter Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New
    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & Tesla to J1772 Adapter Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New
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    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & Tesla to J1772 Adapter Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 40A J1772 NEMA 14-50 Charger & ONE (1) Tesla to J1772 Adap...

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  • J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J1772 to Tesla Adapter Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New
    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J1772 to Tesla Adapter Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New
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    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J1772 to Tesla Adapter Bundle (240V 40A Level 2) | Brand New

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE BOTH YOUR TESLA AND J1772 COMPATIBLE EV PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 40A J1772 NEMA 14-50 Charger & ONE (1) J1772 to Tesla Ad...

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  • J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & Tesla to J1772 Adapter Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New
    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & Tesla to J1772 Adapter Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New
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    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & Tesla to J1772 Adapter Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 32A J1772 NEMA 14-50 Charger & ONE (1) Tesla to J1772 Adap...

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  • J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J1772 to Tesla Adapter Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New
    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J1772 to Tesla Adapter Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New
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    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J1772 to Tesla Adapter Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE BOTH YOUR TESLA AND J1772 COMPATIBLE EV PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 32A J1772 NEMA 14-50 Charger & ONE (1) J1772 to Tesla Ad...

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  • Lectron Bundle - J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug 40 Amp Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter
    Lectron Bundle - J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug 40 Amp Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter
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    Lectron Bundle - J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug 40 Amp Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 48A Tesla To J1772 Charging Adapter & ONE (1) 40A J1772 NE...

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  • Lectron Bundle -NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 18ft Extension Cord for J1772 EVs & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter
    Lectron Bundle -NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 18ft Extension Cord for J1772 EVs & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter
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    Lectron Bundle -NEMA 14-50 Level 2 EV Charger - 240V 32 Amp with 18ft Extension Cord for J1772 EVs & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 48A Tesla To J1772 Charging Adapter & ONE (1) 32A J1772 NE...

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  • Lectron Bundle - J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug 32 Amp Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter
    Lectron Bundle - J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug 32 Amp Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter
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    Lectron Bundle - J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug 32 Amp Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 48A Tesla To J1772 Charging Adapter & ONE (1) 32A J1772 NE...

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  • J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New
    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New
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    J1772 NEMA 14-50 Plug Electric Vehicle (EV) Charger & J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock Bundle (240V 32A Level 2) | Brand New

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    PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 32A J1772 NEMA 14-50 Charger & ONE (1) J-Hook Nozzle Holster Dock *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS NEMA 14-50 EV CHAR...

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  • Lectron Bundle - V-BOX 48 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter, Max 48 Amp & 250V
    Lectron Bundle - V-BOX 48 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter, Max 48 Amp & 250V
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    Lectron Bundle - V-BOX 48 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter, Max 48 Amp & 250V

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) 48A Tesla To J1772 Charging Adapter & ONE (1) V-BOX 48 Amp...

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  • Lectron Bundle - V-BOX 40 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter, Max 48 Amp & 250V
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    Lectron Bundle - V-BOX 40 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station & 48 Amp Tesla to J1772 Charging Adapter, Max 48 Amp & 250V

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    ONE BUNDLE TO CHARGE YOUR J1772 EV ON THE ROAD AND AT HOME PACKAGE INCLUDES: ONE (1) V-BOX 40 Amp Electric Vehicle Charging Station  & ONE (1) ...

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  • Lectron Level 1 / Level 2 Portable Tesla Charger (12 Amp / 32 Amp) with Dual Charging Plugs (NEMA 5-15 & 14-50) - Compatible with All Tesla Models
    Lectron Level 1 / Level 2 Portable Tesla Charger (12 Amp / 32 Amp) with Dual Charging Plugs (NEMA 5-15 & 14-50) - Compatible with All Tesla Models
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    Lectron Level 1 / Level 2 Portable Tesla Charger (12 Amp / 32 Amp) with Dual Charging Plugs (NEMA 5-15 & 14-50) - Compatible with All Tesla Models

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    *SHIPS WITHIN 1 - 2 WORKING DAYS UNIVERSAL CHARGING - This charger is compatible with Tesla or any EV that uses the North American Charging Standar...

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Today, we're looking at the NEMA 14-50 plug, also known as a 50-amp range receptacle. This is an older plug style that can still be found in many homes today. At one time, it was primarily used for appliances.

But in recent years, the plug has fulfilled another essential need. Let's take a look at what makes the NEMA 14-50 special, as well as its many uses.

What Is a NEMA 14-50 Outlet for EV?

A NEMA 14-50 outlet is a type of receptacle commonly used to charge electric vehicles. It is an industrial and commercial-grade plug and receptacle configured for 240-volt electrical service with a maximum amperage of 50,

This configuration allows for fast charging of batteries in cars such as the Nissan Leaf or Chevrolet Volt. The EV charger features a four-prong configuration with two hots, a neutral connection, and an earth ground. If you have an EV charger installed, it will likely be a NEMA 14-50.

NEMA 14-50 is rated for use in both indoor and outdoor locations—making it great for EV charging in the garage or at public charging stations.

It's important to note that the NEMA 14-50 outlet requires a dedicated 40-amp circuit, so it's essential to check the local building codes and ensure that the outlet is properly installed. With proper installation, NEMA 14-50 outlets can be used safely and effectively as EV chargers to charge any compatible electric vehicle.

NEMA 14-50 Description

The NEMA 14-50 is a 50 ampere, 125/250 Volt AC three-pole, four-wire grounding plug and receptacle commonly used to deliver power to large appliances. It is the most common 240-volt plug in North America and is generally used to supply power for everything from large appliances to fulfilling vehicle charging needs.

The NEMA 14-50 receptacle is designed to accept both a 4-prong plug and a 3-prong plug. The outlet also features a built-in ground fault circuit interrupter (GFCI), which protects against electrical shocks in the event of an accidental short circuit or grounding fault.

Overall, the NEMA 14-50 is an effective and safe way to charge electric vehicles. It’s important to remember to consult local building codes before installation and ensure that the outlet is properly wired for optimal safety.

NEMA 14-50 Outlet Requirement

To install a NEMA 14-50 outlet, you will need to use a circuit breaker that is rated for at least 50 amps. The circuit should also feature correct gauge wiring for the power draw of the appliance.

Once the circuit is connected and wired, the NEMA 14-50 outlet can be secured to an appropriate box with screws and connected to the direct wiring.

It is important to note that a dedicated GFCI circuit must be installed for all large appliances, such as those listed above, which use NEMA 14-50 outlets. This will ensure that the appliance does not overload the circuit and cause potential hazards.

Moreover, the NEMA 14-50 should not be used for any other type of appliance, as this could lead to potential safety risks. Therefore, it is important to check the requirements of your appliance before installing a NEMA 14-50 outlet.

Features of NEMA 14-50

NEMA 14-50 plugs and receptacles include a larger diameter plug that offers higher amperage capacity of up to 50 amps. The NEMA 14-50 is typically used in RV parks, industrial applications, and some residential applications.

The NEMA 14-50 has three prongs for its configuration; two hot wires (one black/red/white) and one neutral wire (white), as well as an equipment grounding conductor (green). The two hot wires are connected to a double-pole, 50-amp circuit breaker.

NEMA 14-50 plugs and receptacles are designed for higher current demands that require more power than a standard NEMA 5-15 or NEMA 6-20 plug can provide. The plug is also designed to prevent accidental connection to a lower-amperage circuit.

The NEMA 14-50 offers superior safety features for higher amperage applications, including a protective ground pin that prevents shocks and short-circuiting, as well as an insulated body construction for added protection from electric shock and fire hazards.

Furthermore, the NEMA 14-50 is designed with a locking feature to ensure a secure connection when in use.

The NEMA 14-50 is an ideal choice for high-power applications that require up to 50 amps of electricity and offers superior safety features compared to other plug types. It can be used in RV parks, industrial applications, and residential applications that require higher amperage.

How Does It Work?

As discussed, NEMA 14-50 features two hot wires (black and red), one neutral wire (white) and one ground wire (green). The two hot wires provide a total of 240 volts, which is split in half between the two hot wires.

The neutral wire carries any unused current back to the main electrical panel, while the ground wire is an extra layer of protection that helps prevent electric shock.

Frequently Asked Questions


What are the most common types of NEMA plugs?
The most common types of NEMA plugs are the 5-15, 6-15, and 14-50. The 5-15 plug is used for standard household appliances like irons and lamps. The 6-15 plug is used for larger appliances such as clothes dryers and ranges. And the 14-50 plug is used for RVs, large equipment like electric welders, and some charging stations for electric vehicles.

How many amps can a NEMA 14-50 handle?
A NEMA 14-50 outlet can support a maximum of 50 amps, which provides up to 12,500 watts of power. This is more than enough power to run multiple appliances simultaneously and is suitable for larger homes or buildings. The 14-50 outlet has become increasingly popular in recent years, as it provides a common connection point for high-powered appliances.

What is the difference between a NEMA 6-50 and a 14-50 outlet?
The NEMA 14-50 outlet is safe to use with the 40 amp Level 2 charger due to its two hots, a ground, and a neutral connection. In contrast, the NEMA 6-50 plug features an amperage of 50, making it perfect for appliances that need more power, such as stoves or dryers.

Can you charge a Tesla with a NEMA 14-50 outlet?
Yes, a Tesla wall connector can be used to plug into a NEMA 14-50 outlet. In fact, Tesla wall connectors are able to supply up to 44 amps and 240 volts of power, which a NEMA 14-50 is perfectly capable of handling. Some Tesla models require more or less amperage.

NEMA 6-50 vs 14-50 – Which One is Right for You?
The NEMA 6-50 provides up to 32 amps at 240 volts, while the NEMA 14-50 offers up to 50 amps at 250 volts. If you need more power than 32 amps, then the NEMA 14-50 is the right choice. Be sure to check your appliance or vehicle's power requirements to determine the right plug type.

Does Tesla come with NEMA 14-50?
Evert Tesla vehicle comes with both an adapter and a mobile connector—both of which are needed—in order to allow the driver to plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 outlet. This is so that drivers can easily and conveniently charge their Teslas off of the power outlet's dedicated circuit.

What type of work does an electrician do for a NEMA 14-50 outlet installation?
An electrician would need to install an outlet box and run power cables from the main panel to the new outlet. In addition, they would need to make sure that they're using a GFCI circuit that is properly grounded and protected with a breaker, as well as ensure the outlet is properly rated and meet local building codes.