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Old 07-04-2016, 09:27 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by larrymo View Post
sdennislee , very good response. So in order of priority, of the 6 electrical loads, what is lost to go from 50 amp pedestal to 30 amp pedestal to be able to run the W/D when it's hot outside?

Also, in what way does this affect the scheduled use of the W/D? I've read the main schedule is load the stackable washer, then leave in the toad for a day of exploring the local hub and spoke system. When arriving back at "home", put the washed clothes into the dryer (those with stackable W/D).
What will be lost when shifting from 50 a to 30 a service depends on your EMS's shed table. My EMS will shed water heater, rear A/C, washer/dryer and finally front A/C.

If you run one A/C and the WD while gone there should not be a need for the EMS to shed any additional loads.

Before leaving, turn on both A/Cs, and the WD. Hang around for full wash and dry cycle as you want to make sure to evaluate the EMS shedding during peak loads, i.e. A/C compressor start up, washer hitting spin cycle, dryer heating element.

Owners manuals should list current draw for your A/Cs and W/D. Add them up to give you an idea.

I have run the front A/C, TV, pedestal fan, W/D and iron on 30 amp with out issue.

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Old 07-04-2016, 10:33 PM   #16
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so my simple response is that I understand the wattage load of every item in the coach... furnace, AC, converter, microwave, hot water heater... etc... etc... and we manage the total load so that we can run on a 30 amp service... sometimes that means turning something off... that we might run if we were connected to a 50 amp service... when we're on a 30 amp service.. my better half might ask... can I run the hair drier, curling iron while the AC is on.... or when the Microwave is running... etc.... as she does this I'm thinking about the constant draw of the converter, and other items that are always turned on....

BTW - my wife has never tripped the 30 amp service by following the simple chart we've put together... based on the electrical label on the appliance...

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My 2012 landmark Rushmore has two 15k btu AC s. While on 30 amp hook up I start one ac then start the second but 2 degrees apart. otherwise they may kick on at the same time. This seems to work for me

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