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Old 04-23-2013, 09:06 PM   #71
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Turbo,

How difficult was the hard wired EMS to install in your Sabre?

I have a 2012 Sabre 32BHTS where the breaker panel (and presumably the converter) is located at the floor level as you come in the door. I haven't opened up the panel to see how much room is there to install, but I can't help but imagine it is pretty tight in there. Any thoughts or helpful hints?
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:16 PM   #72
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Turbo,

How difficult was the hard wired EMS to install in your Sabre?

I have a 2012 Sabre 32BHTS where the breaker panel (and presumably the converter) is located at the floor level as you come in the door. I haven't opened up the panel to see how much room is there to install, but I can't help but imagine it is pretty tight in there. Any thoughts or helpful hints?
Thats where I put mine . And there was loads of room !
The converter is in the distribution panel in the L shape of panel.
30 minutes start to lift off !

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look where the 3 purple stickers are on the distribution panel that is where the converter is located
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Great info.! Thanks for the pics, too.

I'll need to get out there and open up my panel to confirm mine looks like yours and then I'll be ordering in the next week! I feel a lot better about having it hard wired in the security of my 5er rather than dangling off the pedestal.
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Great info.! Thanks for the pics, too.

I'll need to get out there and open up my panel to confirm mine looks like yours and then I'll be ordering in the next week! I feel a lot better about having it hard wired in the security of my 5er rather than dangling off the pedestal.
make sure power cord is removed !

Theres 2 screw on your cover where my panel meter is located then that comes off.
Then remove for mounting screws and then the distribution panel comes out of the hole.

Is your camper 30amp or 50 amp ?

If its 30 then it should be the orange 3 wire .

Cut it to allow enough length to be able to go into each end of the EMS and still be mounted back far enough that the distribution panel doesn't hit it.

You can also remove wire from breaker then put that on the "input" side of the EMS and then buy another 2 footer to go from EMS output back to the distribution panel.

Mine has fancy disconnects to allow removal in the future in case of repair or I sell camper "that way when removed the other two plugs can be connected together and all is normal" . BTW this would not be the cheap route as these connecters will run you an easy hundy !



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I really like your fancy disconnects - that's pretty slick.


I have 50 amp service...South TX summers require 2 ACs! I suspect my wiring may be a little larger then...maybe 6 gauge?
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Mine has fancy disconnects to allow removal in the future in case of repair or I sell camper "that way when removed the other two plugs can be connected together and all is normal" . BTW this would not be the cheap route as these connecters will run you an easy hundy !

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That is exactly what I recommend as well!
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I really like your fancy disconnects - that's pretty slick.


I have 50 amp service...South TX summers require 2 ACs! I suspect my wiring may be a little larger then...maybe 6 gauge?
Yes, it will be bigger and may even be separate wires VS covered.

50 amp twist locks will be even more probably over 2 hundy !
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Great! Thanks for the insight!
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Great! Thanks for the insight!
Your very welcome !
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