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SoftStartRV Soft Start for RV AC Units - Qty 1

SoftStartRV Soft Start for RV AC Units - Qty 1

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Reduce your RV air conditioner startup power demand by up to 70 percent and eliminate that loud, clunking compressor noise. Start and run your AC and other appliances without the fear of tripping a breaker or overloading your generator. Call 800-298-1624 to order SoftStartRV accessories and parts part number SSR54FR or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all SoftStartRV products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for SoftStartRV Soft Start for RV AC Units - Qty 1. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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SoftStartRV Accessories and Parts

  • RV Air Conditioners
  • Soft Start Kit
  • SoftStartRV

Reduce your RV air conditioner startup power demand by up to 70 percent and eliminate that loud, clunking compressor noise. Start and run your AC and other appliances without the fear of tripping a breaker or overloading your generator.


Features:

  • Soft starter reduces the power needed to start your RV's air conditioner for a more efficient operation
    • Designed and tested for all RVs and motorhomes
    • Perfect for boondocking or supplementing generator power in high altitudes
    • 1 Soft start controller required per AC unit
  • Allows you to run your AC on a small generator or simultaneously with small appliances
    • Run 1 AC unit on a 20-amp household hookup
    • Run 2 AC units on a 30-amp hookup (requires an additional soft starter)
    • Run your electric water heater, coffee maker, and other appliances
  • Eliminates trailer shaking and loud, clunking start-up noise from your compressor
    • Won't jolt you awake in the middle of the night
  • Limits stress put on the motor, compressor, and drive train to extend the life of your AC
    • Built-in start capacitor controls torque to ensure smoother starts and stops
  • Shows operation status and alerts you to potential faults using 3 diagnostic LEDs
  • Prevents overheating using an integrated bypass contactor
  • Resists vibration, flames, and is IP65-rated against dust and low-pressure water jet spray
  • Includes hardware for easy wiring and installation
    • Pre-drilled holes and 3M adhesive backing allow for simple mounting


Specs:

  • Application: single-phase air conditioner units
    • 110V: 1 - 1.5 HP
    • 220V: 1 - 3 HP
  • Dimensions: 6" long x 3" wide x 3" tall
  • Power consumption: less than 3 watts
  • Nominal working voltage:
    • 110V: 90 - 135 VAC
    • 220V: 187 - 266 VAC
  • Maximum continuous current: 18 amps
  • Current consumption: 48 milliamps
  • Maximum surge current: 170 amps
  • Operation hours: 45,000+ hours
  • Working temperature: -40 F to 185 F (-40 C to 85 C)
  • Weight: 2 lbs
  • 2-Year limited warranty


Don't get caught in the heat. The SoftStartRV kit is the perfect tool to quietly fire up your AC with ease and run it more efficiently on those hot and humid days. Designed, engineered, and tested for all RVs, this small, lightweight soft starter reduces your AC's start-up power demand by 70%, allowing you to start up and run your AC while also running your electric water heater, coffee maker, and other appliances without the fear of tripping a circuit breaker or overloading your generator. Best of all, the SoftStartRV eliminates trailer shaking and that loud thumping and clunking in the middle of the night from your AC's compressor, giving you a smooth operation along with a cool, quiet night's sleep.


The SoftStartRV works great for a variety of setups. Use it to start up and run your 15,000 Btu AC on a 20-amp household hookup, small portable generator, or when moochdocking (RV camping on a friend or family's property for free). You can also run two 15,000 Btu ACs on a 30-amp hookup with no problem (additional soft starter required for each AC unit). This handy device lets you ditch that large or 2nd generator, used to help power your AC in high altitudes, for a single 2200-watt inverter generator that will start your AC right up to keep you cool while boondocking at 6,000 to 8,000ft above sea level. 1 SoftStartRV kit is required for each AC unit.



JP-M71E-PE11 SoftStartRV AC Soft Start for RVs

Item # SSR54FR






Customer Reviews

SoftStartRV Soft Start for RV AC Units - Qty 1 - SSR54FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

Reduce your RV air conditioner startup power demand by up to 70 percent and eliminate that loud, clunking compressor noise. Start and run your AC and other appliances without the fear of tripping a breaker or overloading your generator.

- SSR54FR
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I installed this device yesterday on my Dometic 13,500 BTU rooftop AC. I did download a wiring diagram from the Mfg's web site that matched my 2010 unit. All wire colors were correctly identified. One issue I had is that the connection on top of the Compressor requires a flag type disconnect instead of an inline disconnect. I had to order some flag connectors to do this. I tested it today on my Wen Generator 1900 running watts 2300 starting watts and it started and ran fine. Prior to this installation the AC would not start on generator, it pulled too many amps and shut down. I cannot say how much the new starting amps are as my power monitor is not communicating. But very happy with the results.



- SSR54FR
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Received the item on sunday and installed tuesday afternoon, the acquit working during a hot spell and repair parts were not available. I installed the soft start and the ac unit started up and was much quieter when the compressor starts and runs. Don't have the ability to measure starting current but it seems to start the compressor much smoother.



- SSR54FR
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Received right on time and in great shape. Installed without any problems with the instructions and print out from Etrailer's web site. Will save alot of gas by not having to use both of the EU2200 Honda's that I have been using while dry camping. Happy customer!



- SSR54FR
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The only complaint is you didn't ship the installation kit. I called and you are shipping it to me.



- SSR54FR
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This Soft Start works great!!



- SSR54FR
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Great product works excellent.



- SSR54FR
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Works great. Easy install.



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