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Old 07-24-2013, 11:18 PM   #31
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The later. The module is made to turn the gen set on if the shore power goes out and the inside rig temp goes up in summer by 2 degrees or more which you can set or in the heating season if it goes down by two or more degrees. It also monitors the batteries and auto starts the gen set if they go too low and the shore power goes out. It is a very nice system. It really takes care of all of the issues stated in this thread.
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Old 07-25-2013, 08:25 AM   #32
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Here is the cummins module video for installation

Two Guys Garage - Episode 806 - EC30W product - YouTube
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:04 PM   #33
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EC-30W Auto Start

I'm having a difficult time understanding on how this system would work in my 2011 Georgetown 360F as I have to perform the following steeps in order to change over from shore power (120V) to generator power (120V).
A. While shore line power cord is plugged into external source & I wish to use the coaches generator for 120V power, I must unplug the RV shore line plug from the external source and then plug it into the internal generator power outlet box located in driver side rear storage bay next to the generator bay underneath the floor of my coach.
B. If I want to utilize a external source of power (120V) rather than generator supplied (120V) power, reverse the steeps listed in A.
Does anyone know if I'm missing some sort of a automatic switching system within my coach's electrical system, or does the EC-30W system supply the hardware to make it work.
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Old 08-20-2013, 10:08 PM   #34
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I'm having a difficult time understanding on how this system would work in my 2011 Georgetown 360F as I have to perform the following steeps in order to change over from shore power (120V) to generator power (120V).
A. While shore line power cord is plugged into external source & I wish to use the coaches generator for 120V power, I must unplug the RV shore line plug from the external source and then plug it into the internal generator power outlet box located in driver side rear storage bay next to the generator bay underneath the floor of my coach.
B. If I want to utilize a external source of power (120V) rather than generator supplied (120V) power, reverse the steeps listed in A.
Does anyone know if I'm missing some sort of a automatic switching system within my coach's electrical system, or does the EC-30W system supply the hardware to make it work.
Yeah u need an auto transfer switch.
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Old 08-21-2013, 11:01 AM   #35
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I'm having a difficult time understanding on how this system would work in my 2011 Georgetown 360F as I have to perform the following steeps in order to change over from shore power (120V) to generator power (120V).
A. While shore line power cord is plugged into external source & I wish to use the coaches generator for 120V power, I must unplug the RV shore line plug from the external source and then plug it into the internal generator power outlet box located in driver side rear storage bay next to the generator bay underneath the floor of my coach.
B. If I want to utilize a external source of power (120V) rather than generator supplied (120V) power, reverse the steeps listed in A.
Does anyone know if I'm missing some sort of a automatic switching system within my coach's electrical system, or does the EC-30W system supply the hardware to make it work.
Turbs is correct. A transfer switch is simply a electo magnet switch which defaults to the shore power when available. If not the gen will supply the power via the opposite contacts if it is on line. Available at dealers and rv repsir shops.
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Old 08-21-2013, 01:03 PM   #36
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Sorry for asuming you had an auto transfer switch. Like the replies before this I agree, you must have one. It is an option that is a very common one to have.

Here is a very short video on it:


About $180 USD at:
Amazon.com: Go Power! TS-50 50 Amp Automatic Transfer Switch: Automotive

That will bring you cost to the $600 if you do it yourself. Not cheap but you can get an I Phone app to tell you if something went wrong, however it wont fix it like this will.
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