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Old 04-16-2015, 09:09 AM   #1
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Main Breaker Switch On or Off during plug in?

Just wondering thoughts on the Main breaker position,On or Off during plug in to the electrical box? On my motorhome it was easy to get to and use to have it in the off position. Now I have a WindJammer 3025 and with the slides in you can't easily get to the Panel. Hate to leave it on during hook up.
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Old 04-16-2015, 09:13 AM   #2
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Most campground pedestals have a breaker that you can turn off/on in the pedestal itself...which you do want off when connecting up. If it's turned off at the pedestal, then it doesn't matter about your RV, as no power is going to it until the pedestal breaker is turned back on. I turn all pedestals breakers off before connecting or disconnecting to prevent electrical arcing.



However, if you are a place that doesn't have the circuit breakers in the pedestal, it presents a different dilemma.
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Old 04-16-2015, 09:14 AM   #3
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I turn the breaker in the campgrounds electrical box off before plugging into it. After plugging in I turn that breaker back on. I think thatís the way most folks do it.
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Old 04-16-2015, 09:20 AM   #4
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After (Checking) the Hookup Box for Proper Voltage we turn it OFF before plugging in! Youroo!!
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Old 04-16-2015, 09:31 AM   #5
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I have always checked the voltage at the pedestal before plugging in and with both mains off. Then turn them on checking the voltage flipping them on in order. I just know these all in one converters are prone to spikes.
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Old 04-16-2015, 09:33 AM   #6
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I just plug in and let the ems do its thing!

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I just plug in and let the ems do its thing!

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Come on Turbs,Thats like saying (I Never look Both ways before I walk across the Street,I let the Blinking Hand Tell Me)! Youroo!!
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That's the beauty of a progressive industries ems surge guard !
Plug in the camper, ems delays to check voltage and correct wiring then either turns on "voltage good" or it doesnt.

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