Go Back   iRV2 Forums > TRAVEL TRAILER, 5th WHEEL & TRUCK CAMPER FORUMS > Travel Trailer Discussion
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-13-2012, 11:43 AM   #1
Senior Member
 
capsfloyd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Lancaster TX
Posts: 221
Cool amp draw

we have a 2012 flagstaff 831 rkss , dual micowaves , a/c, using water heater on elec , 1 tv going ,
This trip one of the brakers inside

Does anyone have access to a amp draw imformation

This weekend we are going to run the water heater on gas , if we need to run the a/c .. see what happens

I don't believe we can run all this on 30 amp
refridg
2 mico waves
tv a/c
water heater on elec
some lites inside
we have a 30 yr old sunbeem elec skillet off the pole with ext cord
Thanks
__________________

__________________
capsfloyd is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 09-13-2012, 04:56 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
wa8yxm's Avatar
 
Damon Owners Club
Workhorse Chassis Owner
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 22,799
The Rules for power use:

Big ticket items include Air Conditioners, Space heaters, Microwave, Water heaters and in some cases your converter (If the batteries are real hungry)

Small ticket items are TV's. Radios, Lights, and the converter if the batteries are NOT hungry,

Fridge is in between 350-450 watts.

The rules:

15 amp: One big ticket, not an air conditioner
20 amp: one big ticket
30 amp: Two
50 All you can eat

Amp draw on the A/C will be on the A/C. likely around 13-14 amps when running, way more starting,

Water heater is aroudn 11 amps, as is microwave

Fridge 3-4

Does this help?
__________________

__________________
Home is where I park it!
wa8yxm is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-13-2012, 05:13 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: Walnut Creek Ca USA
Posts: 641
Rather then ask what's going on with your amps, buy a clamp on meter and know what's going on. A clamp on AC amp meter should run no more then about 30$
-Paul R. Haller-
__________________
Paul R. Haller is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.