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Old 15-07-2019, 14:31   #16
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Re: can two a/c units be run on a 30 amp shore

Originally Posted by Captain Bill View Post
It may work, but I have burned up a couple of shore connectors doing it for long periods. I have the twist lock kind which are not really all that good. The "smart-plug" connectors are supposed to be better at handling high current loads.
Being liveaboards we ran our two A/C units a lot during summer months and used reverse air early spring and late fall (a 16k and 8k). Both units and the circulating pump are on their own 30 Amp line. I installed Smart-Plugs for that very reason.

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