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Old 07-27-2015, 01:18 PM   #1
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50A to 30A Adapter

Does anyone make a 50A to 30A adapter that will fit the connection on my 2014 27FB International 50A unit? I would like to use my 30 A cable when I need to connect to a 30A outlet rather than using the heavy 50A cable.
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:50 PM   #2
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Try Furrion.
An adapter will not allow the use of L2 of your 50 amp service.... Your second air conditioning!
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Old 07-27-2015, 01:56 PM   #3
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I found mine on amazon,
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The typical 50 to 30 adapters will provide power to both legs of the 50 amp tailer service. The user's responsibility is to ration power demand to not exceed 3600 watts. We are able to run the front air conditioner or the the rear air conditioner but not both when plugged into a 30 amp service. Each air conditioner is on a different leg than the other to balance the power draw when on 50 amp service.
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I guess I'm living on the edge. Today it is record hot in Michigan Upper peninsula I'm at a spot with 30 amp running both a/c units. One on each leg and no breakers tripped yet. I have the refrigerator on gas and nothing else on. It's working and cooling down nicely. Hope I don't regret doing this. I also have a surge guard and it has not tripped either

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As long as the breakers don't trip and the compressors don't stall, you're fine!
Fwiw, my Penguin I units have a low voltage indicator and relay that inhibit the compressors from engaging.
I am in 100 degree heat on a 20 amp plug..... Nice and cool!
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Thanks. Yep. Me too. No low voltage or the surge protector would trip Nice and cool even while the gas burners are on


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Camping World stocks them. Not a hard item to get.

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More than what you need, but I found a 30 A cable that has the 50 A female connector. Since we use both AC units rarely, this lighter cable has really come in handy.
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More than what you need, but I found a 30 A cable that has the 50 A female connector. Since we use both AC units rarely, this lighter cable has really come in handy.
Do you have the info on where to buy one of these? How do you make sure the female connector will fit the connection on the trailer?
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Old 07-28-2015, 04:23 PM   #11
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Do they make a 50A to 15A adapter so you can plug into 110v to charge batteries?
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Here is a link to the Furrion product:

50 AMP 125/250v (F) TO 15 AMP (M) PIGTAIL ADAPTER W/POWERSMART LED - YELLOW - FURRION
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How do I know it will connect to the trailer?
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If it says 50 amp female, it will fit.

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