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Old 01-18-2015, 10:57 AM   #1
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newbie and want to power up my TT

Hi All,
I just took delivery of a 1990 29 foot excella.

I want to power it up electrically from a 120 v extension cord.
What adaptor do I need?
Im not near the camper, but does it have a 220 volt 30A male
connector on it?

Also, this may not be the correct forum, but what other hookups
, hoses will I need for waste, clean water, etc.
THis will be in winter freezing conditions.


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Old 01-18-2015, 10:59 AM   #2
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Also, if it is a 220 vac connector, is that what this trailer really wants rather
than 110?

I assume there is a converter that takes the 120 or 220 vac and makes it into 12v dc.

Does the converter take either 220 or 120?

.... confused

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Old 01-18-2015, 11:45 AM   #3
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That's NOT a 220 connector. It is 110 volt/30 amp. DO NOT plug into 220. It will fry your camper!!!!

There is an adapter that you can buy at Wal-Mart to plug your camper into a regular 110 volt household out let. Plugged in to a 15 or 20 amp outlet, you can run most everything in the trailer wit the possible exception of the a/c.

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My guess is that is a 120 VAC 30 ampere system and cable. Be certain before you connect to power. I believe there was a recent thread where someone fried a bunch of their electrical system when they hooked to 220 VAC.

You'll need a dump hose to connect to sewer/septic dump, a potable water hose for filling the water tank. If the trailer has been winterized, you should treat the water system (Google it) to kill any critters. Get some toilet treatment to put in the black water tank. I recommend only hooking up hoses as needed, since you're in winter conditions. They can freeze. Run the furnace to keep tanks from freezing. An electric heater may not protect you. Have lots of propane, you'll probably need it. A surge protector would be a good idea, too.
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It is a 120 plug. All you need is a 30 amp to 20 amp adapter available at Walmart for $17. You can run everything in the trailer except the air conditioner plugged into a 20 amp receptacle.
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Just so you don't miss it....... IT IS NOT A 220V PLUG!!!!

I have an adapter for mine to go from 110V outlet to the 110V 30A 3-prong plug.

Here are a couple of adapters:

110V 30 Amp Power Cord Adapter for camper Travel Trailer Pop Up RV Plug | eBay

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