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Old 08-04-2013, 11:41 PM   #11
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We thought we wanted a detachable cord but do not have one. No problem. We hold the cord in one hand with a towel on it in the other and run the towel down it as we put it away. We use a soft caulk at the opening to keep bugs out when in use. We also have an extension which we have had to use quite a few times.

A surge protector is not the EMS that some owners have. The EMS protects against a lack of power as when everyone is using the A/C but the campground can't handle it. That situation will ruin your A/C without an EMS. The EMS also has surge protection.

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Old 08-05-2013, 06:13 AM   #12
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You are correct, EMS or Electrical Monitoring System protects against several potential issues, surges, spikes, over/under voltage, mis-wiring of cg pedestals. A surge/spike protector only protects one of these potential problems, thus they are less expensive- $80 vs $230. You get what you pay for , so to speak. You can get portable EMS systems that you plug into the pedestal and then plug your trailer into it as well as portable surge/spike units. The factory EMS is permanently installed inside by the converter.
The detachable cord is a personal preference, either one is perfectly fine, and both function the same whereas EMS and surge protection are somewhat different.

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Old 08-05-2013, 07:34 AM   #13
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Meanwhile, no one has said whether the refrigerator hums? Or if there are any difficulties with the larger refrigerator?
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Old 08-05-2013, 07:43 AM   #14
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Meanwhile, no one has said whether the refrigerator hums? Or if there are any difficulties with the larger refrigerator?
Hi: Ruthe... Can't say about the new fridges, but they are digitally controlled, I believe.
As for humming that might be better than singing!!!. Alf
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Old 08-05-2013, 07:49 AM   #15
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The only time I use the bypass is for low voltage, and then only if I'm using devices that are not damaged by low voltage - that is resistance heating appliances.
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Old 08-05-2013, 02:44 PM   #16
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Like FloatingCloud, we wipe ours the same way.
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Old 08-05-2013, 04:42 PM   #17
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We have the new 6.7 cu foot fridge and love it. It is completely humming whatsoever.


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