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Old 04-17-2016, 07:50 PM   #1
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I have a coach with a 50 A system . If I buy a surge protector for 50 A system and have to use a 30 A adaptor at a 30 A park will it still protect me on that circuit?
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I have a coach with a 50 A system . If I buy a surge protector for 50 A system and have to use a 30 A adaptor at a 30 A park will it still protect me on that circuit?
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I have a coach with a 50 A system . If I buy a surge protector for 50 A system and have to use a 30 A adaptor at a 30 A park will it still protect me on that circuit?
yup. if you use a portable unit then you'd need the adapter. if you get a hard wired unit no adapter on the surge protector would be needed.
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yup. if you use a portable unit then you'd need the adapter. if you get a hard wired unit no adapter on the surge protector would be needed.

The coach hooks to the pedestal. That is where the 50/30 adapter attaches, whether portable or hard wired.
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The coach hooks to the pedestal. That is where the 50/30 adapter attaches, whether portable or hard wired.
of course it does. my point was if the OP buys a portable 50-amp SP he will need a 30/50 adapter to connect to a 30-amp post. if he has a hard wired unit he just plugs into the 30-amp connection like he's doing now.
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Yes it will protect you and yes if you have 50a service you will need to use your 50/30 adapter. But you'd have to use that adapter anyway if that was all that was available on the pedestal.
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