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Electrical Surge Protection.

Last updated: 10 October 2023

You have thousands of dollars invested in your RV. Poor power quality entering your RV not only affects the longevity of your electronic equipment, but can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs and create frustrating and unnecessary travel delays. Surge protection in and around the home is commonplace in today’s world.

Surges, however, are not the only dangers to your electronic equipment. The quality of power entering a home is generally consistent; however, the same can not be said for RV parks. Power quality in RV parks is subject to vast fluctuations and is dependent upon many factors. Intensity of electrical loads placed on an RV park, weather conditions, faulty wiring, and undersized or deteriorating electrical connections affect the quality of power entering your RV.

With today’s RV containing sophisticated and sensitive electronics, a few short seconds of faulty power can wipe out appliances within the coach such as stereos, satellites, microwaves, televisions, and refrigerators.

Today’s surge protection devices protect your RV from a variety of dangers including:

  • High/Low Voltage 
  • Miswired Pedestals 
  • Open Neutral
  • Open Ground
  • Overheating Plug/Receptacle Thermal Protection
  • Power Surges

Surge Guard Power Protection devices shut off power if the voltage drops below 102V or rises above 132V. Once the voltage resumes within these parameters, power is restored to the RV with a time delay to account for Air Conditioner head pressure bleed off and easier starting.

Surge Guard devices monitor for faulty wiring from the power pedestal and protects from reverse polarity and the dangers of open neutral and ground conditions. Thermal Protective Plug/Receptacles will shut off when overheating, reducing the risks of fire and damage.

Multi-mode surge protection eliminates the potential for power surges to enter the RV through power cables during electrical storms, and indicates when surge failure has occurred. Surge Guard Power Protection is available in portable and hard-wire configurations. We carry a variety of models that will help to prevent your investment from going up in smoke!

Contact the Rosman RV Parts Department for more details – 1-800-667-0024

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