Originally Posted by jimh
sounds like it was doing its job. it didn't see a reason to trip. the overload on the pedistle did and tripped.
the only voltage measurement u made was good. i don't see an autoformer doing anything here.
A power check at the pedestal with no load will only tell you that the post is wired correctly. It is no indication of how it will do under load.
If there is a 20 amp duplex next to the 30 or 50 amp socket, plugging in a voltmeter while you are running the microwave or AC will give you a better clue as to the pedestal's capability to provide steady power under load.
I ordered two of this display for my permanent install of my Franks autotransformer. It will continuously measure volts and amps in and out of the unit. I also ordered a 12 inch set of 30 amp RV pigtails (male and female) to make the wiring easy. The hot lead of pigtail will go through the ammeter "donut" provided with the display.
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