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Old 05-20-2020, 06:04 PM   #1
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If I want to run the A.C. in my travel trailer will it run with the 110 adapter?


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Old 05-20-2020, 06:09 PM   #2
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:09 PM   #3
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The lower amperage of the 110 plug is the issue. It will likely cycle on but you'll here it really struggle on start up. It is harder on your AC unit than anything else. Likely after a few cycles the breaker will pop. Unless, you have a higher amperage 110 outlet supply that you are using.
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Will it damage it trying to start up?


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Old 05-20-2020, 06:36 PM   #5
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I run my entire RV with a 15k btu, normal is 13.5k btu on a 25 amp circuit all the time but have had no problems with a 20 amp circuit. It will depend what else is one the circuit that runs at the same time. You can also get a start kit to help it with the startup, basically a bigger capacitor. If your outlet is on a 15 amp breaker you may have some problems.

It shouldn't damage anything to try it, the compressor just won't start. Just don't do it repeatedly.
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:38 PM   #6
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If I want to run the A.C. in my travel trailer will it run with the 110 adapter?


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Yes it will. All day long. You will have to be aware of running any other major appliances while it is running though.
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:39 PM   #7
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:50 PM   #8
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Use a thick cord. I learned that while teating mine in front yard. Cord got reallllly hot.
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:53 PM   #9
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Dont run the ac and microwave at the same time either
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:56 PM   #10
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Ac pulls about 15 amps, so if you outlet is on a 15 breaker, you might have trouble. Make sure you dont use an extension cord
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Old 05-20-2020, 07:13 PM   #11
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So the trailer cord to the dog bone and into the wall then?


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