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Old 08-26-2016, 03:27 PM   #1
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Need some advise, I found one camping spot left at a campground over labor day but it shows it as being a 20 amp site and my camper is 30 amp, any issues?
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Old 08-26-2016, 03:30 PM   #2
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Issues? You will need a 30 to 15/20 amp adapter. You will have to manage your electricity use more closely otherwise will trip 20 amp breaker: will not be able to use AC with microwave or AC with water heater etc etc...you should be able to manage....also watch that hair dyer...
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Old 08-26-2016, 03:34 PM   #3
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Thanks for the quick response, I'm good with the adapter, I can always run fridge off propane if needed, my concern is my 15000 btu a/c I was told by the dealer never run the a/c when plugged in at home so I thought this would be similar to doing that, I don't want to damage the a/c with low power current
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If you run the AC, then yes run everything else on propane. Your converter always use 2 to 8 amps for 12 volts load and battery charging, but you should be OK.....your AC uses about 15 amps running......
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Thank you for the help
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Might not even be able to use a/c
Without a ems I wouldn't even try it
My 15k a/c draws 18 amps all day long.
Your converter is a constant at 2-8 amps


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If you want more info on voltage, I would monitor voltage inside trailer with one of these.....anything below 108 volts when AC is running would be a concern....

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Camco-RV-...Meter/29764594
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Dealer gave good advice too a point. If you just want to charge the batteries or run the fridge you should be ok, but most outlets in a home are wired on a 15amp breaker and #14 wire. This will not run the A/C, or if it does, not for long, and you hope the breaker trips before the wire gets to hot. A 15,000 A/C needs to be on a 20 amp circuit which requires #12 wire also dependent upon the length of wire. One thing us RV owners should consider is adding an RV box for home use because one day, sooner than later, you will need to power the RV at home. Be safe.
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I also wouldn't do it. The AC could be to much.
It will to hot without your AC. I installed a 50 AMP at
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Thanks to EVERYONE for your advise, I found one last site elsewhere that just opened up with a 30 amp so booked it, I have learned very valuable info and appreciate your help!!
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