Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 09-25-2006, 06:20 AM   #1
4 Rivet Member
 
2007 25' International CCD
Arlington , Virginia
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 323
Images: 5
Question Honda EU3000i Generator Users

Was just wondering about a few things:

1) The 30 AMP plug on the AS I am about to buy (96 25' Excella) I believe is a "flat pinned" plug whereas the receiver/receptacle on the EU3000 is a "twist-lock" plug type. I think I read in another thread that there is an adapter to let the two mate successfully?

2) Even if 1) is correct, I believe the EU3000 puts out 23.3 AMPS from its biggest outlet. Is that "no big deal" for a 30AMP circuit cause its LESS versus MORE (i.e. Overload)? In other words, things in the trailer will still operate as long as the demand is less than the amps supplied?

3) Since I have yet to venture to a campground yet, are most of the power receptacles of the flat pinned variety or of the twist-lock type?
__________________

__________________
Streamer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2006, 06:49 AM   #2
2 Rivet Member
 
1993 30' Excella
1993 19' "B" Van Airstream 190
Apache Junction, AZ
Join Date: Dec 2002
Posts: 30
1 Yes, there is an adapter. I got mine at Walmart.
2 not a problem. The contacts and wiring are rated for more than the generator puts out.
3 Flat

We have used our 3000 to run everything in our 30', including the the A/C. You probably have a switch in your A/S which allows use of either the A/C or the microwave, but not both at the same time.

Terry
__________________

__________________
n7bdl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-25-2006, 07:30 AM   #3
4 Rivet Member
 
2007 25' International CCD
Arlington , Virginia
Join Date: Aug 2006
Posts: 323
Images: 5
Thanks Terry!
__________________
Streamer1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Honda Generator Mounting dmac Our Community 24 07-17-2016 10:46 PM
Onboard generator bhsl8 Generators & Solar Power 39 07-29-2003 06:31 PM
Honda 2000i generator wayner1239 Generators & Solar Power 22 02-28-2003 03:48 PM
towing and the Banks Power Pack kooblekidz Airstream Motorhome Forums 11 10-31-2002 01:09 AM
Extra Battery Placement JaceBeck 1999 Safari 16 10-02-2002 02:03 PM


Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:17 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Airstream is a registered trademark of Airstream Inc. All rights reserved. Airstream trademark used under license to Social Knowledge LLC.