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Old 05-14-2014, 08:59 PM   #11
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I bought a similar unit for my sun seeker based on your post. It also has an external readout. My question is I want to install after the transfer switch also. When looking at the switch there are 3 wires coming into it. One from the shore power, one from the generator I am suspecting based on where it is connected and where it runs and one that goes directly to the breaker panel. The surge should go between the breaker panel and the transfer switch is this correct?

That is correct. The wire from my transfer switch to the breaker panel had lots of slack in it, so I cut it about a foot out of the transfer switch and fed that into the Progressive unit, then used the other end to connect to the output of the Progressive unit. Didn't need to disconnect or rewire anything at the transfer switch or breaker panel--and didn't need to supply any extra wire.
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Old 05-15-2014, 11:35 AM   #12
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Thanks I know exactly what to do now. Always good to get confirmation.
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Old 08-10-2015, 02:56 PM   #13
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Hi guys,
I have Prism 24G and want install EMS HW 30A.
Prism have receptacle as transfer switch, plug in shore power cable and use generator power, unplug shore power cable and plug at camp power box get commercial power.
EMS will be install in shore power cable and in case using one of each power sources I will be protected.
My question is, do I need install additional transfer switch or I can do that function plug in/plug out shore power cable from that receptacle by myself.
Thank you for suggestions or instructions.
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Old 08-10-2015, 09:05 PM   #14
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On our present unit a 2012 2300 I just put our hard wired unit on the wall in the storage unit where the cable enters the MH.
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Old 08-11-2015, 08:42 AM   #15
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Subscribing to this thread as I am interested in the Progressive Industries surge protector as well. I considered putting it in the basement compartment where the power cord is but will investigate putting it under the bed where it can protect the shore power and generator power.
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Old 06-16-2016, 08:53 AM   #16
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We have a 2013 Sunseeker 2300 and like others have the portable surge protector in the storage compartment and run an extention cord. I did this so I would not have to buy another surge protector when/if we purchase another MH.
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Old 06-18-2016, 07:27 PM   #17
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I have been meaning to do this so thanks for the pics.
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Old 09-28-2016, 09:01 PM   #18
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I put it under the bed it's an easy install. In doing so I can tell you that you can't protect the generator Power as well. It can only be installed on shore Power side as per forest river tech.
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Old 10-01-2016, 04:57 AM   #19
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I put it under the bed it's an easy install. In doing so I can tell you that you can't protect the generator Power as well. It can only be installed on shore Power side as per forest river tech.

I've had mine installed for over 2 years. It is between the transfer switch and the breaker panel (see post above). It protects both the shore power and generator power sources. Not sure why someone would say you can't protect the generator side. Like real estate--it's all about location location location.

The only part of the 110v system not protected is the transfer switch itself. I accept that risk in favor of having protection from a faulty generator that may output under or over voltage and ruin air conditioning, etc.
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Old 10-04-2016, 09:38 PM   #20
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Out of curiosity why would you guys put it under the bed ? I just put mine in the storage bin right above the converter where the power cord comes in - I have the progressive 30 amp hardwired with the readout and in the instructions it just said to put it in line with the 30 amp power cord coming in ?
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