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Old 06-04-2019, 07:27 PM   #1
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50/30 amp surge protector

My storage facility only has 30 amp power available. Can I use my 50 amp surge protector with an adapter while hooked up or do I need to get a 30 amp surge protector?
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The short answer is yes. I have done it many times.
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My storage facility only has 30 amp power available. Can I use my 50 amp surge protector with an adapter while hooked up or do I need to get a 30 amp surge protector?
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Using an adapter is fine.
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The surge protector is for voltage spikes , and the amp rating of the service isn't important .
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:42 PM   #6
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Yep.

We've been doing it that way since 2006 with our first 50a RV. We also have only 30a at storage.

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