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Old 10-09-2010, 10:51 AM   #1
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voltage booster?

Are they worth it, and if so witch ones do you recommend ?

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Personally, I don't recommend one, but f you frequently camp in places with low voltage they can be of help. My personal experience is that it simply is not that frequent of a problem, but your mileage may vary.

Older, 30A-only, campgrounds tend to have voltage problems, due to inadequate wiring in the entire park. If that's your environment, a Hughes Autoformer is the choice (in my opinion).

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Hi kenscomet,
Are voltage regulators worth it,,,,you be they are. I got one about 18 months ago. It has saved me several times. It has more than paid for itself in that I have not lost a single appliance or capacitor since installing the unit. I also have a surge protector. The unit I have is by Surge Guard. Go to Surge Guard RV Voltage Regulators - Product - Camping World to read about it. My surge protector is also by surge guard. Go to Portable Surge Guard - Product - Camping World to read about it.

Unfortunately it is not only old CGs that have a voltage problem. Since installing the voltage regulator, I have had it jump in and save the day at brand name RV "Resort" properties where one pays a fortune for the best available resort experience. One never knows when the regulator will be needed. The circumstances change, but the need is there. Don't leave home without it.

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