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Old 09-11-2015, 07:30 PM   #1
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Can I plug my camper into a 110 outlet using an adopter just to run the refrigerator? The camper has a 30 plug.
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Old 09-11-2015, 07:41 PM   #2
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Can I plug my camper into a 110 outlet using an adopter just to run the refrigerator? The camper has a 30 plug.
Yes! You will need a 30 amp to 15 amp adapter. Walmart has them as do some big box stores. Here is a link to one type just to give you an idea. There are many out there.
http://www.amazon.com/Camco-55165-Po...15+amp+adapter
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Old 09-11-2015, 08:15 PM   #3
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Can I plug my camper into a 110 outlet using an adopter just to run the refrigerator? The camper has a 30 plug.
You can run 'everything' in your unit, but the AC unit. If you try to use the AC, your 110 15/20amp breaker will pop......
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Old 09-11-2015, 11:59 PM   #5
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FWIW department: I have my TT plugged into a receptacle in my garage when the unit is at home--all the time. It gets so hot down here and with the humidity we have I found out with my previous TT that it is better to leave it plugged in with the A/C set at 80 degrees and the fridge off. BUT--the newer TT has an outdoor kitchen and I do leave that little fridge on so I can put bottles of water in there for when I am working outside. I do use a 15 amp male x 30 amp female adapter and the outlet is on a dedicated 20 amp breaker. So far, going on five (5) years now the breaker has never tripped and the cord has never been warm to the touch.
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I have a 20a 110 on my garage.
I can run the air.


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I have a 20a 110 on my garage.
I can run the air.


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I can as well but I turn the hot water breaker & outside refer off. No need for it while parked.
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Another method is to run an extension cord from you house directly to the power cord of your refer in it's exterior panel.


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I have a 100ft 14 gauge extension cord I use at home. Walmart sells a small 15 amp to 30 amp adapter. You should be OK to run everything except high current loads (A/C unit or electric heater on high)

While your at Walmart, get a 50amp to 30amp adapter also - I occasionally use this at parks or campgrounds when the 30 amp plug on the pedestal is flaky. I get my adapter and plug into the 50 amp plug.

When using adapters and extension cords, periodically inspect them for discoloration (running hot). I put my hand around the connectors and plugs, if they fell warm or hot, its normally a bad connection and time to replace them.
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