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View Poll Results: What type, if any, electrical protection do you use?
I check for proper electric service with a test light but I have no protection devices 15 8.98%
I check for proper electric service with a test light and I do have surge protection only 28 16.77%
I have an Energy Manage System - Before I got it I experienced damage 4 2.40%
I have an Energy Manage System - I have never experienced any damage 63 37.72%
I never check for proper electric service - I just hook up 57 34.13%
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Old 09-25-2014, 03:04 PM   #31
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I've never had damage that I know of with or without an EMS. I can verify that my EMS has shut down my power supply because of under voltage (below 104) and over voltage (above 132); without the EMS, my system would have been subjected to those problems.

I have noticed that some campground power pedestals seem funky or worn out. I'm glad that my EMS is there to protect against bad grounds and reversed neutrals as well.
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Old 07-15-2015, 02:04 PM   #32
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Not really fair. We boondock so:


A) I keep the genset running properly for when we camp.
B) The barn/shop has it's own transformer on the pole. The trailer will be least of my worries if something goes afoul there.
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Old 07-15-2015, 02:14 PM   #33
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I have insurance on my trailer....and I use plugin surge protector (Progressive Industries) not hard wire that I plug my trailer in.
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Old 07-15-2015, 09:13 PM   #34
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Progressive industries plug in protector for me as well
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