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Old 09-12-2014, 12:37 PM   #31
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I picked up one of these a few weeks ago.
X 2 Picked up one about 6 months ago.
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That looks interesting, Hitch Pin. What is it?
It called an auto former, in other words it's a voltage booster. It also has a built in Surge Protector.

https://hughesautoformers.com/
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Wow, those are kind of pricey. Do they work better than the Progressive Industries EMS? Would it be worth the extra cost to get the Hughes instead?
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This is the only surge protector device I have ever used, so I can not compare.
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it does everything the EMS does except it doesn't shut off like they do when you have a low voltage. It keeps things going.
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I'm impressed with the autoformer. This provides both surge protection & low voltage protection?
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I would just get an EMS. You don't need the autoformer....
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Wow, those are kind of pricey. Do they work better than the Progressive Industries EMS? Would it be worth the extra cost to get the Hughes instead?
I got mine a Amazon, no taxís and no shipping.

We used it all last week, the park where we camped has very low voltage out put, most people there couldnít run their ac at all. We was able to run the ac the fridge and the hot water heater and the voltage never went below 116 volts in side the rv with everything running.

If we didnít have the auto former last week we would have fried just about everything in the rv, most of the other campers didnít have more than 110 volts in side their rv with nothing running.

So to me it was totally worth what I paid for it.
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I'm impressed with the autoformer. This provides both surge protection & low voltage protection?
an EMS does as well.....The only difference is the EMS will shut down and not restart until the voltage has corrected itself.
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an EMS does as well.....The only difference is the EMS will shut down and not restart until the voltage has corrected itself.
That's the thing, hard to tell how long it will take it to correct itself. A few min. or a few hrs.?
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