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Shore power

Postby bobby6319 » Wed Jan 25, 2017 8:38 pm

I am building a 5x8 and it will have 5000btu ac and a battery tender and a small tv all the lights will be 12 volt. Do I need a 30 amp rv receptical or just a Normally male 110 with a weather cover
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Re: Shore power

Postby Shadow Catcher » Wed Jan 25, 2017 9:19 pm

The AC will use 5 amps more during hard starts, converter about 6 amps so yes you can use a 20A (assuming it is there and works). However it is surprising how much your "needs" for current can grow the coffee maker, the electric fry pan...
a number of us have a Progressive Dynamics 4045 http://www.progressivedyn.com/all_in_one_pd4000.html which simplifies the electrical
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