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Old 09-13-2019, 02:16 AM   #11
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I also have the Progressive 50 amp portable EMS.
I love that the display on it shows how much amperage is being pulled.
When I turn on multiple electrical items, I check how many amps they are drawing and adjust my future usage of those items accordingly.
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Old 09-13-2019, 06:10 AM   #12
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Bought a portable 50 amp in '05, went full-time in '08 with portable plugged in daily for 10+ years all across the country, worked great, never walked away & I did not lock it to the pedestal.
Same here. I've never had my EMS want to walk off and have never locked it to a ped anywhere we've been.
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Old 09-13-2019, 07:04 AM   #13
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I also have the Progressive 50 amp portable EMS.
I love that the display on it shows how much amperage is being pulled.
When I turn on multiple electrical items, I check how many amps they are drawing and adjust my future usage of those items accordingly.
Yep, having that display available is great. I have one in both of our trailers.
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:35 AM   #14
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To me the only downside to a hardwired unit is you leave it in the rv when you trade it in.
It wouldn't be that hard to remove on a sale, but I figure I'll move from my current 30 amp to a 50 amp with my next trailer.

So yeah, selling feature.
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:36 AM   #15
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I also have the Progressive 50 amp portable EMS.
I love that the display on it shows how much amperage is being pulled.
When I turn on multiple electrical items, I check how many amps they are drawing and adjust my future usage of those items accordingly.
Does the portable unit have the ability to display inside?

I have my display above my fridge (power comes in under my fridge) and can look at it any time.
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Old 09-13-2019, 08:43 AM   #16
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Does the portable unit have the ability to display inside?

I have my display above my fridge (power comes in under my fridge) and can look at it any time.
Only by looking "through the window"... The display units are wired to the EMS with a "telephone like cable" and there's no "plug in for the cable" on the portable units.
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Old 09-13-2019, 11:38 AM   #17
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Does the portable unit have the ability to display inside?

I have my display above my fridge (power comes in under my fridge) and can look at it any time.
The new Surge Guard 34951 (replaces 34950) is compatible with their wireless LCD display. I'm thinking I'll be phasing my 34950 out for one of these and utilize the remote.

https://www.amazon.com/Southwire-Sur.../dp/B07NW1Q52Z

Read product description.
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Old 09-13-2019, 12:54 PM   #18
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This is what I bought, has a wireless Bluetooth Monitor that I mounted inside my trailer, I do not work for Surge-guard or Technorv, I did have very good service with technorv when I ordered my Surge-guard

https://www.technorv.com/50a-surge-g...tection-34951/

https://www.technorv.com/surge-guard...ortable-units/

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