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Old 10-29-2017, 12:33 PM   #1
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Does anyone know what make/model surge protector Escape uses if you add it to the build sheet?

Is it hard wired or portable, etc?

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Old 10-29-2017, 01:27 PM   #2
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Does anyone know what make/model surge protector Escape uses if you add it to the build sheet?

Is it hard wired or portable, etc?

Thanks,

Dan
Hard wired. Someone else will need to tell you the brand/model
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Last i knew it was a Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C.
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Old 10-29-2017, 01:59 PM   #4
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Last i knew it was a Progressive Industries EMS-HW30C.
It is.

Also, although Escape calls it a surge protector, it really is an EMS. They do more than clamp a surge.
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Yes, it is a monitor of your cg electric, if it is miswired then it will not allow the dirty electricity to enter your camper to cause damage. If it is over or under 120V range then it will not allow it to damage your trailer's electronic circuitry. Spikes and surges can happen far away from the cg and if it travels to your electric, it disconnects. If your area suffers from a brown out during heavy use times, it will disconnect, again to protect your trailer. It carries a lifetime warranty also. So when you plug in, it will analyze everything and after a minute or so, allow the electric to flow or shut it off. Well worth the cost.
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Electrical Management System (EMS) helps to protect your RV against voltage fluctuations, power surges and incorrectly wired shore power which can cause sever and costly damage to RV appliances and electronics. Feel secure with multi-mode surge, voltage, polarity and lost/open neutral protection. Each unit includes a digital display scrolling continuously through the power source information. A state-of-the-art microprocessor provides peach of mind, day or night, even when you're away from your RV.

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Old 10-29-2017, 03:02 PM   #7
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....... A state-of-the-art microprocessor provides peach of mind, day or night, even when you're away from your RV.
I didn't get peach of mind with mine. I was ripped off!! Who writes this stuff anyway....
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...... A state-of-the-art microprocessor provides peach of mind, day or night, even when you're away from your RV.
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I didn't get peach of mind with mine. I was ripped off!! Who writes this stuff anyway....
Gee, I wonder if there are flavor options. I'd sure like a citrus one, or maybe avocado.
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We had a faulty 30 amp Service at Anacortes this past year and we were thankful the new to us 21 was equipped with an EMS. I’d consider this option as in the top three and even if the camper doesn’t have one, a portable unit would serve as well.
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Old 10-29-2017, 05:36 PM   #10
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I added that exact same unit to our Casita years ago. It's my goto everytime we hookup. I really like knowing things are wired correctly, and if things go awry, it will take care of it. It's also pointed out the fact that many places have low voltage issues, not good for our new AC unit...also good to know.

The remote display doesn't come standard from Escape I guess. I may add one later, as it's very nice to know what's going on with the power situation.
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