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Old 08-07-2012, 10:14 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Lumatic View Post
Anybody know what would happen if the wires are crossed? Is there a safety feature such as a fuse? Would you fry both generators? Or what?
Nothing. They work fine regardless of how they're hooked up.

On the 2000i there is no bonding between ground and "neutral," and as a result the "neutral" and "hot" are interchangeable.

The only way you could possibly run into problems would be if the neutral is bonded to ground in the trailer (which you're not supposed to do and which causes all kinds of problems of its own), then if the parallel wires are backwards, the wrong terminal would be bonded to ground on the duplex outlet on the generator not connected to the trailer. Which, in most cases, doesn't matter anyway.

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Old 08-16-2012, 04:35 PM   #16
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I'm pretty sure it would cause a thermonuclear reaction and earth would implode in a matter of days.

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Old 08-16-2012, 05:00 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Mexray View Post
I recently bought this dual 20amp/30ampRV adapter at a local RV dealer...

It plugs into both of the 20amp sockets on our e2000 Honda genny - you can then plug the RV three prong 30 amp plug directly.

As you can see, it makes for a 'cleaner', more stable adapter for an RV 30 amp plug...

Neat gadget...As I recall, I paid about $9+- for it...

The adapter has the words "Power Maximiser' on the front...

Found one supplier... INNOVATIVE MAKETING INC PM1 - Innovative Maketing Inc Power Maximiser 30/15 Adapter PM1 - RV Plus
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The advantage of the 'Power Maximizer' as I see it is that it uses both sockets, electrically, to connect to the 30 amp RV plug...

Otherwise you have to use a 20 amp - 30 amp adapter that only plugs into one of the genny's 20 amp sockets...

I don't believe there is any other 'claim' for more amperage, etc... Just a more secure connection with the load spread between the two sockets instead of only one...

That's my story and I'm sticking to it... Ha ha
Hi, I bought that same adapter for my Yamaha 2400 and it works great. It connects the two 20 Amp outlets on my generator and makes a solid connection to my trailer's power cord. I like it much better than using my 30 Amp to 20 Amp dog bone.
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