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Old 09-10-2019, 09:00 PM   #1
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EMS/Surge Protector

I have an Impact 330 with 50 Amp connection. I am looking at getting Progressive Industries EMS-PT50X to keep my electrical safe.

My question is, can this be coupled with 30-50 Amp dogbone connector if we are at a place that only has 30 Amp service?

I really don't want to have to buy one of each, as they are quite pricey, if I don't have to.

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Old 09-10-2019, 10:49 PM   #2
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Yes it will work with a dog bone adapter.
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Old 09-11-2019, 03:47 AM   #3
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I have that same protector and can also verify that it works fine with a 50 to 30 amp dog bone. Never have had an issue and used it many times.
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Old 09-11-2019, 05:33 AM   #4
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Yep, it will work just fine.
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Old 09-11-2019, 11:35 AM   #5
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Thank you. I wasn't sure.
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Old 09-12-2019, 12:05 PM   #6
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Any reason (besides price) to not go for the hardwired version? I've got the 30 amp version and prefer it as nothing to go for a walk and nothing to forget to plug in.

Just a thought.
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Old 09-12-2019, 01:15 PM   #7
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Any reason (besides price) to not go for the hardwired version? I've got the 30 amp version and prefer it as nothing to go for a walk and nothing to forget to plug in.

Just a thought.
I was looking at them shortly after I posted this originally.

Yes... Seems like the better way to go since it can be used to monitor both shore and onboard generator.
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Old 09-12-2019, 08:03 PM   #8
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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.
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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.
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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.
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