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kopy kat

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Posted: 10/27/20 05:05pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I have a spot reserved at an Rv park, but all they had available was a 30 amp hookup.

So...

-do I still put my 50 amp EMS In line after the 30/50 converter?

-I know I can’t run both a/c units, but can I still run the heat pump?

So much to learn with this new unit!

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Yes.

Shore power-->adapter-->ems-->rv

Limit your loads to 24 amps if that is possible.

If you are lucky enough to have a hybrid inverter/charger, then turn on the load support feature.


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You can live well on 30 amps!


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EMS and heat pump OK, you just can't exceed the 30A pedestal CB limit with all of your loads.


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I have been able to run everything inside on 30amps, including the fireplace and microwave at the same time. Like you said just not two A/C's.


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Make a chart of starting and running amps.

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Thanks for the responses.

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pianotuna wrote:

Yes.

Shore power-->adapter-->ems-->rv

Limit your loads to 24 amps if that is possible.

If you are lucky enough to have a hybrid inverter/charger, then turn on the load support feature.


Not really --- You'll do it this way:
shore power pedestal >> eMS >> adapter >> rv cable.


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Ed_Gee wrote:

Not really --- You'll do it this way:
shore power pedestal >> eMS >> adapter >> rv cable.
How you going to push a 50a EMS into a 30a pedestal?


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time2roll wrote:

Ed_Gee wrote:

Not really --- You'll do it this way:
shore power pedestal >> eMS >> adapter >> rv cable.
How you going to push a 50a EMS into a 30a pedestal?
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