Free 7 Day Trial RV GPS App RV Trip Planner Campground Reviews RV Maintenance Free 7 Day Trial ×
RV Trip Planning Discussions

Go Back   iRV2 Forums > THE OWNER'S CORNER FORUMS > New Horizons Owners Forum and NHOG
Click Here to Login
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 10-09-2013, 03:14 PM   #1
Member
 
StmbtRubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: La Quinta, CA
Posts: 45
EMS and Portable Generators

We took delivery of our Majestic in July, and it came equipped with a hard-wired Progressive EMS (HW50C). We're big believers in these EMS devices and used a portable version in our Summit. In case you ever end up needing to power up while using a portable generator with a hard-wired EMS, however, turn the EMS off at the monitor.

Portable generators have no neutral-ground bond, and the EMS detects an "open neutral" condition once you fire it off. The EMS will not allow power into the RV but also blanks the monitor, so the user is left with no clue. Turning off the EMS allows for portable generator use - just don't forget to turn it back on when you return to shore power!

Rick and Joni Beal
__________________
2007 Int'l 4400 from 2L Custom Trucks
2013 New Horizons Majestic, F41RL4SS
StmbtRubi 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 10-09-2013, 03:17 PM   #2
Community Administrator
 
CLIFFTALL's Avatar


 
Fleetwood Owners Club
Ford Super Duty Owner
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 46,007
Thanks for that. Good to know.
__________________


Cliff,Tallulah and Buddy ( 1999-2012 )
CLIFFTALL is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
generator



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


» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:18 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.