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Old 03-09-2014, 11:08 AM   #1
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110V to rv system

Have just bought a new Jayco Precept, our first rv. Can I use adapters to hookup to standard 15A electricity at my storage to my 50A rv cable and system to run my battery charger and fridge or is there another way to do this?
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Old 03-09-2014, 11:17 AM   #2
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Yes you can get a adapter but remember only run the bare needs because the fridge will pull a lot power and will trip the breaker in your house
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Depending on the charger you may not be able to run both the charger and fridge at
the same time on a 15 amp source.
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Welcome to iRV2!

Yup - we have a 110 VAC 15A line run to our motor home so it can charge the batteries and run the refrigerator over the winter when it is parked. Check at Walmart or other local places to find the correct adapter to connect to your RV.

Do be mindful of the load on the 110 VAC line, as you don't want to overload it or the circuit breaker will pop. Our 110 VAC line is on a dedicated circuit breaker.

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Hi and welcome to the forum.

Not only can you use an adapter to hook up to a 15/20 amp service so your batteries will be maintained ... each year I spend a month at my FIL's place in rural Minnesota hooked up only to a 15 amp service.

I have a 40DP so it's pretty power hungry but I switch the water heater and fridge to propane and we just make sure we don't use things like the microwave or AC and we get along just fine.

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Ours stays running between trips on a 20 amp circuit between trips. The RV is ready when we are because I keep it fully stocked.
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Walmart usually has the adapters.
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When parked at the house,I run my GE househalt fridge and the 2000 Watt
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Thanks all for the great help. I feel much better about the hookup now.
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