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Old 08-14-2014, 11:17 PM   #1
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2010 georgetown 300fws.. 50 or 30amp ??

I'm trying to figure out what adapters I need but don't remember if I have 50 or 30 amp system .. It does have a. 5500w Olan gen and two Ac units .. Anyone familiar with this unit can help me out..

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Old 08-14-2014, 11:36 PM   #2
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Well...with the Onan and 2 AC's you have a 50 amp coach...so you will need a 50 to 30 adapter at least and you may also want to get a 30 to 15 so you can plug into household current.
NEVER run both AC's on anything less than the 50 amp cord. Never run anything with a motor in it or any heavy loads on the 15 amp plug. One thing at a time on 15 amps. Anything but the air conditioners on 30amps...though you might be able to run ONE and nothing else.
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^^^agreed
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Old 08-15-2014, 11:26 AM   #4
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Exactly what Cam said
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Thanks guys...I appreciate the help..
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One more question what determines 50 or 30amps?? Is it because your familiar with the unit?? Or is it the gen
Or the fact that it has two Ac?
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Old 08-15-2014, 06:01 PM   #7
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Well..
1. A 5500 watt generator puts out 120V current...current is measured in amps. Amps x Volts = Watts. So we have 5500 watts= 120 x ? ....which resolves to 45.8 amps. Not much sense in buying a "50 amp" generator if you have 30 amp house loads and breakers.

2. 30 amps is what is used in coaches with one A/C usually of around 14000 BTU.
If you want to upgrade to 2 AC's then you need to get 50 amp service. The fact that your coach has 2 AC's is a dead giveaway.

Of course we could have just told you to look at the plug for the park power...4 prongs is 50 amp. 3 is 30 amp.
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Old 08-15-2014, 06:17 PM   #8
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Only reason I'm asking is before I posted on site I called salesman .. Who just got back to me and stated he thought it was a 30 amp.. I asked him to please confirm as I was under the impression if it had two Ac it should be 50 amps .. He said he would call me back.. Now he tells me the rig is at another shop being prepped .. So he asked another salesman who said if it has two ac it's a. 50 ...

I hate it when a salesman knows nothing about what he is selling.... So I'm going on what you guys say. 50 amps

I also ran both ac on the gen on the test drive ..so it has to be 50
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