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Old 10-14-2017, 02:21 PM   #1
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Can someone tell me if my 2011 Winnebago View needs a 30A or 50A EMS protector? I think I better get one after 3 years without one. My luck maybe running out.
From what I can tell most people are very high on the Progressive brand.
I am looking at a portable type rather than hardwired. Any comments will be welcome.

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Old 10-14-2017, 02:28 PM   #2
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It all depends if your coach is wired for 30 or 50 amp service. Look at the end of your power cord. If it has 2 leads and a ground then it's 30 amp. If it has 3 leads and a ground it's 50 amp. (In all cases the ground terminal is round and the leads are flat.)

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Old 10-14-2017, 04:27 PM   #3
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Old 10-15-2017, 04:02 PM   #4
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Thanks for all the good info on EMS. I have learned a lot on the subject.
So I just ordered a Progressive EMSPT 30X from Amazon. I am going for a short trip this week so I don't see a reason to wait any longer.
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Old 10-17-2017, 02:23 PM   #5
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Yep 30 amp is it and the progressive 30 amp EMS is the way to go, either portable or hard wired.
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Old 10-18-2017, 10:28 PM   #6
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I go with the two part approach. I have the Surge Protection device but also put in a voltage correction device to fix the problem of low voltage from brown outs, line loss, etc.

Since installing one I have not had a single air conditioner or other appliance failure in the past ten plus years. No more burned contacts on the transfer switch either from persistent low voltage issues at campgrounds nor having to choose between hitting the bypass on the EMS or going without electricity until a low power event was over.

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