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Surge Protector Adapter

50amp to 30 amp

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#1 PopNDelly



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Posted 05 March 2014 - 03:13 PM

We have a 2014 Winnebago Sightseer 33C with 50 amp service. Stopped at a state park with 30 amp. Tried plugging electrical cord to Surge protector, then 30 amp dog bone into power. Didn't work.

Here is what Progressive Industries said would work: All you need to do is plug your RV into the SSP-50 and then put your 50 to 30 dogbone adapter on the male end of the SSP and plug into the 30 amp plug.

Same thing we did. Any suggestions?

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 06:10 PM

When you say it didn't work, what did not work?  Possibly you are being protected, and therefore, the power is not passing through.  I have the same system and have used a 30 amp male to 50 amp female to connect our coach without any problems.

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Posted 05 March 2014 - 10:01 PM

The PI takes a little over 2 minutes to actually turn the power on to the coach after testing the incoming power. It seems like 5 minutes. I am plugged into a 30 amp circuit with a 50 AMP PI and a dog bone right now and it works as advertised. My PI is a permantly mounted unit inside the power compartment in my coach.

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