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Hughes Autoformers Voltage Booster with Surge Protection - 30 Amp

Hughes Autoformers Voltage Booster with Surge Protection - 30 Amp

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When others at the campground are having power problems, this voltage booster keeps your lights bright, your fans spinning, and appliance motors safe. Surge protection modules prevent damage caused by voltage spikes and lightning strikes. Great Prices for the best rv surge protectors from Hughes Autoformers. Hughes Autoformers Voltage Booster with Surge Protection - 30 Amp part number HU24FR can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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Hughes Autoformers RV Surge Protectors

  • 30 Amp
  • Voltage Booster
  • Portable
  • Hughes Autoformers
  • 2400 Joules
  • 3600 Watts

When others at the campground are having power problems, this voltage booster keeps your lights bright, your fans spinning, and appliance motors safe. Surge protection modules prevent damage caused by voltage spikes and lightning strikes.


Features:

  • Voltage booster increases volts going to your RV during periods of high demand at the campground
    • Protects your appliances from damage caused by insufficient power draw
    • Boosts voltage by 2% when voltage is between 115V and 114V
    • Boosts voltage by 10% when the voltage is 113V or below
    • Automatically shuts off when the unit receives 90 volts or less
  • Surge protection module offers 2,400 joules of protection in case of lightning strike
    • Can be replaced once it wears out - no need to replace the entire unit
  • Status lights illuminate to indicate the operation of your voltage booster
    • If boosting light is on, the unit is boosting voltage
    • If surge capacity light is red, you need to replace your surge protection module
  • Park diagnostic lights let you know if power pedestal is safe to use
    • If lights 1-3 are green, you are all set to connect your RV
    • If any of these lights are red, there is a problem and you shouldn't connect your RV
    • Compare LED lights to legend on unit to determine what the error is
  • Included cable lock loops through carrying handle to deter theft
  • Easy to use - plug into pedestal to check for a safe circuit and then connect your RV shore power cord
    • Compatible with power cord adapters
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Voltage booster dimensions: 5-1/2" long x 5-1/2" wide x 12" tall
  • Cord length: 54"
  • Amps: 30 amps
  • Wattage: 3,600 watts
  • Energy dissipation: 2,400 joules
  • 3-Year limited warranty


Note: Not compatible with park poles with GFCI outlets.


Protect your investment

If you aren't using a surge protector, you're taking a big risk. While spikes caused by lightning can damage your electrical system and appliances, there are common electrical issues that can be just as dangerous. Choosing a surge protector with advanced features will help you protect your RV.


Voltage Boosting

Electrical problems are not uncommon at campgrounds, especially ones where wiring was originally installed decades ago. When a campground is full on a hot day and everyone is running their air conditioners, low voltage may cause a brown-out situation and damage your RV appliances.


Hughes Autoformers Voltage Boosters respond by automatically boosting voltage when low levels are detected. As voltage drops, electrical circuits respond by increasing amps. The booster converts the increased amps into volts to keep your connection strong. If volts drop below a usable threshold, it automatically cuts off power.



RV2130SP Hughes Autoformers with Surge Protection - 30 Amp

Replaces RV 2130-SP

Item # HU24FR

Installation Details HU24FR Installation instructions



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Hughes Autoformers Voltage Booster with Surge Protection - 30 Amp - HU24FR

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (32 Customer Reviews)

When others at the campground are having power problems, this voltage booster keeps your lights bright, your fans spinning, and appliance motors safe. Surge protection modules prevent damage caused by voltage spikes and lightning strikes.

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I haven’t had a chance to use the product yet therefore I can’t comment on it. But etrailer customer service was great and the sale price was the best I see anywhere. I received the product promptly and well packed for shipping.




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Have used it for one year with no problems and no regrets! Takes care of low power,surge protection, lights to indicate if there is a problem with power pedestal at the park before I connect our RV.




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I have just receive our unit so I can't really review but will write a review once we have set it up and use it.




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Great Product!!




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This booster is great now we can run the heater in the microwave at the same time before we had to shut the heaters off to run the microwave with everything else that is being used




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So far, so good




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The product is fine however I would like to mention Kristina* over at etrailer, had an issue and not even 10 minutes later she got on the horn and another call came in letting me know it was fixed. It’s hard to get anyone to do their job at all. Girl needs a raise!




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I just got it I have not tried it yet .




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While I haven't had the opportunity to use this yet, I thought I would at least rate etrailer.com. First off, the price was cheaper than the big box website, enough so that I returned the unopened one from them so I could buy from etrailer. etrailer was easy to order from and was quick to ship/arrive. I received update emails throughout the process. I will use the Autoformer on my next trip and think it will do what it's designed to do. This booster is heavy, which I hadn't paid attention to but not so much that I can't handle it. Overall so far, very pleased with etrailer.




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Order was delivered days before anticipated. Products arrived exactly as expected. Easy installation I could do myself. Within 30 minutes had Autoformer installed within RV and all electric working properly. Thank you for the prompt response to my order. The video of the install and product features eTrailer provide are excellent.


Comments
A year later, product still functioning properly.
TERRY - 07/25/2022


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Replaced Progressive device which constantly dropped out due to low supply voltage. Huges Autoformer instantly corrected that problem.


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Still working perfectly.
James - 08/12/2022


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Unit works as describe. Glad to have this to protect the RV electrical system.




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Product just as advertised. Arrived quickly and in great condition




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The education videos on the website sold me on the value of purchasing the Hughes booster and surge protector. I have been an an RV park when there was a major power drop and so this product will be a great peace of mind for the protection of our home. Thank you etrailer




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Excellent service




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Love it. Works great. Let's me know the power in the parks good or bad.




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Needed in a hurry. Etrailer didn't disappoint. It made my camping deadline with a day to spare. Awesome attention to the customer.




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Have not used but from other reviews it appears to be a quality piece of equipment. Great pricing and very fast shipping from etrailer. It often seems as if items have already shipped before the order is complete (LOL) as they are very fast.




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have not used it yet.




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great product,great vendor




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