Surge Protectors

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Surge Protectors

What kinds, models, or manufacturers of surge protectors do you like or recommend? Do you not use any? I am leaning toward the Hughes Autoformers PWD30-EPO. 

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Surge Protector Cords

Here is a good selection. I think most any of the recommended ones would work fine.

https://amzn.to/3TG0dY9

Camco is a well known brandhttps://amzn.to/3Od1zZj

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That's a good list of

That's a good list of everything that Amazon sells but you can see that covers stuff from 20 to 300 bucks... Here is a link to Camp Addict's review of surge protectors and electrical management systems that includes a lot of very informative material. There are also lists and recommendations at the end. They are not paid for any of this...

 https://campaddict.com/best-rv-surge-protector/

Great reading... note, this does not include the PW that I  prefer, I liked it for the higher joules and the shut off feature... an EMS...

Carl

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Good Article

I think most any of the cords that have good specs will work, however, I wouldn't put too much money in a corded surge protector as they do "walk" from time to time. The more expensive they are the more prone to a quick theft. 

FYI, here is the Hughes Autoperformer line you mentioned: https://amzn.to/3UNxcuS

If you put $$$ in a surge protection system I would recommend it be an internal hardwired EMS unit.

Progressive Dynamics units have a good rep:  https://amzn.to/3V8kyXa

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What can ya do about theft...

I worry about where to install hardwired things in a Scamp, the size and space! I guess I'll find out! I will lock up what I can, but as they say- that only probably stops the honest folks. In all my camping years, I have never had anything stolen (KOW). Glad you liked the article,  it was very informative. 

Carl

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Never thought

An interesting comment regarding corded and theft of units.  I did not know why the one we bought had a steel ring securely attached to it and is likely how one might lock it to the post. . I will have to look into this as it was around $100 and would be a real bummer to see it grow legs. 

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Cord Theft

I used a hasp to make a simple cable lock for our power cord. At least someone would have to cut the cord. 

 

 

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Lock the box

I have chained the suppresser to the post and/or locked the box. I do not like locked electrical boxes, but I do not like stolen 400$ suppressors either.

 

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nice

Cord lock is a nice solution

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