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Old 05-25-2012, 07:34 PM   #1
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120V Question

I purchased an AC Voltage Meter from Camping World so I could monitor the voltage coming into my Rockwood 2306. It is reading on the low side and I was wondering if this would cause a problem or not. I have the trailer plugged in at home and the only things I have running are the fridge, fan and a light or two. Here's a pic of the meter as it is plugged in. What are your thoughts?
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Old 05-25-2012, 07:40 PM   #2
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I have one of the exact same units in our rig. As far as what I see from your picture, it is showing somewhat low voltage. This could be because the unit itself is defective, or your supply voltage is indeed low. I would test the reading against a more accurate digital voltage meter, and/or test it alongside another exact same unit back at the store for comparison.

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Old 05-25-2012, 07:56 PM   #3
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plug it into your house and see what it reads
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:17 PM   #4
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As others have suggested check the meter with a known accurate meter, plug it into the house and see what you are reading. Are you running thru an extension cord at home? If so how long, excessive extension cord length will drop voltage as well.
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Old 05-25-2012, 08:47 PM   #5
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Those were all straight forward suggestions I should have thought myself Anyway, I plugged it into several outlets in my house and got the same reading. I am going to take it back to CW and see if it is the meter.
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