Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector - 50 Amp

Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector - 50 Amp

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This 50-amp voltage protector helps protect your RV from damage caused by low or high voltage and power spikes and surges. It automatically disconnects when dangerous voltage levels are detected and reconnects when voltage levels stabilize. Call 800-298-8924 to order Camco accessories and parts part number CAM55306 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Camco products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector - 50 Amp. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.


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Camco Accessories and Parts - CAM55306

This 50-amp voltage protector helps protect your RV from damage caused by low or high voltage and power spikes and surges. It automatically disconnects when dangerous voltage levels are detected and reconnects when voltage levels stabilize.


Features:

  • Voltage protector protects your RV from excessive voltage and power surges
    • Automatically disconnects when dangerous voltage levels are detected
    • Reconnects when voltage levels stabilize (between 102V-132V)
  • Female end connects to your RV's 50-amp power plug
  • Male end plugs into a 50-amp receptacle
  • Built-in handles on each end make unplugging the cord effortless
  • Water-resistant unit protects electrical components
  • Multilevel surge protection works together with diagnostic lights to visually alert users to faults
  • Reconnect relay protects sensitive equipment, like air conditioner units, by not rapidly cycling power
  • 1-Year warranty


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Video Transcript for Camco RV Wiring CAM55306 Review

today, we'll be reviewing part number CAM55306. This is the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor. The voltage monitor is going to protect your RV from excessive voltage and power surges. It's going to automatically disconnect when dangerous voltage levels are detected and then it will reconnect when the voltage levels stabilize between 102 volts and 132 volts. The female end of the unit is going to connect to your RV's 50 amp power plug and then the male end of the unit is going to plug into your 50 amp receptacle. It's going to feature the built in handles on each end that's going to make unplugging the cord very easy. It's also going to feature a water resistant design that's going to protect all of the electrical components. This has a multi-level surge protection. It's going to work together with a diagnostic center that's going to be able to visually alert you of any faults that you may have with the unit or with the electrical connections. It's also going to feature a reconnect delay and that's in place to protect sensitive equipment such as an air conditioner unit.

That's going to protect it by not rapidly cycling the power. We take a measurement of the overall length, measuring from end to end, it's going to give us an approximate measurement of about 26 inches. That's going to do it for our review of part number CAM55306. This is the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor. .


Customer Reviews

Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector - 50 Amp - CAM55306

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (164 Customer Reviews)

This 50-amp voltage protector helps protect your RV from damage caused by low or high voltage and power spikes and surges. It automatically disconnects when dangerous voltage levels are detected and reconnects when voltage levels stabilize.

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I used this product for 20 weeks last year without any issues - I made connection is some 40 different sites. I feel well protected with this product 499291


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Yes - the device is working well - just finished a 4 week trip visiting 4 different campgrounds. The only issue is waiting after you plug it in for it to do its necessary checks before giving the green light. I feel good with the protection

Mr A - 04/24/2019

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this product is even better than I thought it would be 469458



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After almost burning out the wiring in my new RV at a camp site. I purchased this item and feel very comfortable in the protection it provides me. 550863



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So far, so good. Took about a minute to run through it's diagnostics, then all good to go. Bought this because the last army corp campground we stayed at, had problems with the power going on and off. Will feel a little more protected now. 489255


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Works great, and with the 30 amp adapter, can use it with 30 or 50.

Bob - 03/26/2019

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I haven't had a chance to use this yet but it seems to be a well built product. I like the large pull handles to assist in unplugging. 411856



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Great product for RV protection. Gives you a piece of mind knowing that your rv has this electrical protection 485841



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The CAM55306 looks well made. Received the item in a couple days plugged it in and in a couple minutes camper powered up. Every thing's working fine. While away from the camper had power outage everything came back on no problems. One less thing to worry about. Thanks for a great product at a better price than competition. 560946



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Good quality product. Can wait to go ca mping 656194



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The only place I have used this product is at my home. I plugged it into my 50 amp service that I had run to check the circuit as well as to see if it worked. After a few seconds it showed all was good. We are fixing to go on back to back camping trips in a couple of weeks so I will give it a good work out then. 647475



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i have not had the chance to use the product yet but etrailer got it to me very quick. 2 days. very easy web site to order from. Great customer service with followup emails letting me know it shipped and follow up for product satisfaction. 641440



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I knew I had to have a surge protector. The functions on this covered all my wants. I've only used it at the house so far. Time will tell on the actual quality. It seems well made. 638609



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I have had refrigerator trouble I was told it was voltage surges shutting down my refrigerator. that's why I bought the defender . usually the plugins are not always wired correctly at the parks, 636368



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Did a lot of research on this product. Will work well with my new RV. Solid production and craftmanship. Worth the costs. 618005



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It is what I thought it would be and I'm sure it will work just great for me when I get my camping season started this year. 614449



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Yes I would purchase again. It's comforting knowing I don't have to worry about surges to my RV. For me it's no problem but it could be a little heavy and cumbersome for some older folks. I devised my own cable locking system to the elect. box just incase Im in a park where I don't trust everyone. This is such a nice item to have someone else may want it more than me. 606796



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It's very heavy but so far has protected our RV on more than one occasion. Would recommend this product. 604767



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Put the product to work the weekend after receiving it in the mail from etrailer. Worked immediately to protect our electrical system. Only saw the green light during our stay in the RV resort but having it gives me peace of mind. 584447



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Excellent product, it has given us peace of mind! 566271



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Extremely fast service, product came packaged excellently and is just what I needed, would highly recommend etrailer. 552423



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The CAM55306 works great so far. Easy to hook up and looks nice. Fast shipment and they matched the lower price. Thanks 520248



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Yes, it took about 140 seconds to provide power to the Motorhome after the diagnostic routine. Great service from Danny T. Thank you, BJ 483753



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It works great and it was exactly what I needed 478829



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This is my 4th or 5th experience with etrailer and they have yet to disappoint. Not much to evaluate on the 50 amp surge protector. I did find there is a delay while it searches for faults. Seemed to be about 2 minutes before the air came on in the motor home but its not even an issue. Works fine though I haven't had a surge so ill assume all is well. 438091



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So far so good you should always protect your RV from power surges but this takes it a step further so you can monitor your power. We have had power pedistial problems at 2 RV parks in the last year it's good to know before you connect your RV and possibly cause any damage. 416793



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The product was back ordered, but when it came in it was sent to me in a very timely fashion. I thank you. 381816



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Product received is high quality and was delivered on the date promised. 661755



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Products are as advertised, actually better than I expected, going to use both of them this coming weekend, SUPER FAST SHIPPING!!!! 620265



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


It was a great, easy transaction purchasing from etrailer! The item came in a timely fashion, as told... and the item works like it’s supposed to. Very happy with my purchase, and I’m confident if I had any questions or concerns, a quick call or email will take care of my concern(s). The video review of this dogbone surge protector was very, very helpful in my search for what I needed for my camper. I will buy again, I’m positive! 506114


Comments

Product has worked great! I’ve purchased another one for a fellow camper friend, as well!

RonnyC - 05/09/2019

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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


This product works exactly as advertised and is of good quality. I would recommend it to anyone. 484970



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Hard to say anything negative, I haven't experienced any issues that I would need the defender for. It does give me a solid piece of mind knowing it's there though. 409560



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


simple to use 481468



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


I got this this help with lightning done had lightning strike it 547919



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


good product - served the purpose at the time - 321014



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Just bought a new RV that uses 50 amp power. Too early to tell operational issues, but the build quality is rugid. Before this we bought a 30 amp surge protector from Etrailer by Camco and used it for 3 years with no problems. Even went through a few thunderstorms and power outages with no damage. We feel confident that this 50 amp surge protector will perform similarly. 596147



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Exactly what I needed. Fast shipping combined with excellent communication. The folks at etrailer have never disappointed me. This is our 4th RV and we always seem to need something. 505936



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


The Camco RV Power Defender has been great for me. Twice it has saved the electrical system in my motorhome so it has more than paid for itself. Contractors get in a hurry and wire outlets sometimes with reverse polarity, unaware to campsite owners and campers. This can cause a short in your RV and a shock potential when you think appliances are turned off and they still have a live current running through them. I would highly recommend this product . E-Trailer sells these at an affordable price so there is no reason not to have one to protect your RV from costly repairs. 600227



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


I’ve now placed my 3rd order with etrailer; each order has been promptly filled and has arrived sooner than my expectations! etrailer has now become my “go to” company for my RV needs. Additionally, their prices are some of the most competitive around. 450088



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Hooked the 30amp dogbone with surge protector up right away, to the outlet I installed outside my house for my new camper. Anytime I hook up my new camper to a 30amp outlet it's going to be good insurance to know that the circuit is wired correctly! Great product... Best Price at etrailer! Excellent service.... thanks etrailer and Karen! I compare prices when it comes to trailer, or RV equipment. Consistently, etrailer has the best prices on the same exact items . Also, most of the time the purchased item arrives much faster then I was told it would take to get to me. (Most of the time I don't pay for delivery.) Thank you! I've been a happy customer for over three years. 463414



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Just what I was looking for! 574115



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Great price and fast shipping. Have not had a chance to use it yet but will follow up with a review once I have. 478327


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I use this every time I connect my 5th wheel to power, gives me a peach of mind that my trailer is protected from a potinail power surge.

Al - 02/23/2019

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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


These mirrors are well made, fit like a glove, look great, and installed in minutes. It took longer to view the videos than to install the mirrors on the truck! We're very pleased with this purchase and the quick delivery from etrailer. 218769



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Feel much better with this being utilized. The day this was delivered and I was plugging it in I noticed one of the electrical legs was fried and didn’t know it. Sure don’t want any issues with our new fifth wheel 568288



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Received my product yesterday. I'm excited about using it to protect my 5th wheel camper. Ill be going out in a couple of weeks. Great transaction and quick delivery time (3 days.) Thanks George and the rest of your team for providing great products. I truly appreciate you taking care of us budget conscious consumers. 521957



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


This is a great company to do business with. The product is just what I needed and very good quality. I purchased it and then found it cheaper at another store. Etrailer matched the price and then some ....I will buy all my stuff from these guys. Thank you so much. 552063



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


As always etrailer is top notch with great service. Have not had time to use the CAM55301 power defender yet ,but will be using for the next two weeks. Sure it will work fine. THANK ETRAILER YOU ARE ALL THE GREATEST!!!!!! 394489



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


great product at reasonable price 475140



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


This appears to be exactly what I was looking for. I have not had a chance to use it on the road yet, but I connected it to our hookup at home, that I wired myself, and was reassured to see all of the correct lights light up. When I hit the road, I will be a first timer, and everything I have read strongly recommends testing circuits prior to hooking up and using surge protection. This device does both. 541060



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


This has worked out well for us. It was brought home to us how important this surge protector is at one of our camping trips last year. There was a power surge at the campground and quite a few people had things burn out. Not us!! 610479



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Writing a great review for etrailer is so easy. Fast delivery. Great products. Fantastic prices. Everything I have purchased has been terrific. I am completely satisfied and I would gladly recommend etrailer to anyone. The camco rv power defender voltage monitor is just what I was looking for. 442984



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Review from a similar Camco Power Defender in Accessories and Parts


Hello I receive today Some trouble with man delivery But,it is a good product I send you picture installation 486304


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  • Can I Use The Camco Power Defender 50 Amp Monitor When Only A 30 Amp Shore Recepticle Is Available?
  • Yes, you can run the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor - 50 Amp, # CAM55306 in line to a 30 amp shore recepticle. It will provide you with the protection from power surges and excessive voltage. It has a diagnostic center that's going to be able to visually alert you of any faults that you may have with the unit or with the electrical connections. It's also going to feature a reconnect delay and that's in place to protect sensitive equipment such as an air conditioner unit. You...
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  • Does Camco RV Power Defender Circuit Analyzer CAM55313 Protect Against Low Voltage
  • The Camco RV Power Defender Circuit Analyzer # CAM55313 does not protect against low voltage. But there is a similar product that does both low voltage and surge protection. It is the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306. It disconnects power in a dangerous voltage situation and will reconnect when voltage gets to the 102 to 132 volt safe range.
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  • Comparison of Camco Circuit Analyzers and Voltage Protectors
  • Camco Power Defender voltage protectors, parts # CAM55301 and # CAM55306, have a bit more protection than the circuit analyzers, parts # CAM55310, # CAM55312, and # CAM55313. Both the analyzers and protectors have diagnostic lights for faults but beyond that the analyzers are just surge protectors. The voltage protectors go a little further by detecting the voltage and shutting off if the voltage level falls below 102V or goes over 132V. The voltage protectors also reset themselves...
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  • What is the Difference Between a Power Analyzer and a Surge Protector 50 Amp Adapter
  • An analyzer such as # CAM55313 has diagnostic lights to indicate faults so that you can avoid damage to your RV. This model also offers surge protection. A model that offers only surge protection would not have any diagnostics. But some have both. There is also the Power Defender # CAM55306 that takes surge protection a step further by having the ability to detect too much AND too little power and disconnect and reconnected as needed.
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  • Recommended Surge Protector for 50 Amp 5th Wheel Trailer Connection to Shore Power
  • For your 50 amp system, you will want the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor - 50 Amp # CAM55306. This voltage monitor disconnects when dangerous voltage levels are detected and then reconnects when it stabilizes. This is much better than the cheap surge protectors that need replacing and are only good for one surge and then leave you disconnected or vulnerable. You won't need a different surge protector for your 50 amp RV wiring. For sites that won't have a 50 amp service, I...
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  • Recommended Adapter and Surge Protector for 50 Amp System to 30 Amp Shore Power
  • With your 50 amp camper system, I recommend using the Power Grip RV Power Maximizer - 50 Amp Female to 15 Amp Male and 30 Amp Male # CAM55025 to allow you to plug into 30 amp power supplies. Then you will use a surge protector like # CAM55306 for multiple surge protection or # CAM55313 for single time surge protection. Many people use the Camco Power Grip Cable with Lock # CAM44290 to protect their investment. Unless you convert your entire system to 30 amp, I don't recommend using...
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  • Recommended Power Defender Circuit Analyzer and Voltage Monitor Options
  • The Camco RV Power Defender Circuit Analyzer Dogbone - 125V - 50 Amp # CAM55313 is the correct circuit and power surge protector for a 50 amp system. This is a one time protector that could save an appliance or your entire system. The Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor - 50 Amp # CAM55306 has multilevel surge protection and visually alerts user to faults. It has a reconnect delay to protect your bigger systems like AC units. It will automatically disconnect when dangerous voltage...
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  • Connecting 50 Amp Electrical of 2019 Thor Challenger to Regular Electric Outlet for Storage Power
  • From your outlet, you will first use the Mighty Cord Dogbone RV Power Cord Adapter - 50 Amp Female to 15 Amp Male - 12" # A10-1550VP or the Power Grip RV Power Maximizer # CAM55025 and then the circuit protector # CAM55306 to protect your RV electrical system followed by the 50 amp power cable to your RV. There is nothing you need to do differently inside your RV as it is already designed for your refrigerator and other appliances to function.
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  • 50-Amp Rated RV Power Protection Device to Guard Against Bad Wiring and Voltage Irregularities
  • Yes, Camco offers two items similar to the 30-amp RV Power Defender Voltage Analyzer # CAM55310 that are suitable for your RV's 50-amp electrical service. Part # CAM55313 is a 50-amp Power Defender Circuit Analyzer that provides both diagnostic and surge protection functions. Camco also offer the 50-amp RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 which adds the additional capability of automatically disconnection when dangerous voltage levels are detected, anything below 102V or...
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  • Joules of Surge Protection for the Camco Voltage Defender
  • I spoke to my contact at Camco and he informed me that the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Analyzer # CAM55310 that you referenced offers 1,050 joules of surge protection but it's primary function is to determine if a power outlet/pedestal is wired correctly. For more voltage protection you may be more interested in the # CAM55301 that offers 2,450 joules of protection or the part # CAM55306 that provides 3,850 joules of protection. Review videos for all three products are attached.
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  • Can the Camco RV Power Defender 50 Amp Voltage Monitor be Used on Motorhome with 30 Amp Service
  • A 50 amp surge protector like the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor - 50 Amp, # CAM55306, can be used but it will not not provide the level of protection that you need for your motorhome with 30 amp service. A voltage monitor protects your motorhome from excessive voltage and power surges and automatically disconnects when dangerous levels are detected. Excessive voltage for a 30 amp service is much different that of a 50 amp service which means it would not disconnect at the...
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  • What Types of Protection Does Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor CAM55306 Provide
  • The Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 is rated for 50-amp applications where it will automatically disconnect power if it senses low or high voltage (below 102V or above 132V), power spikes, surges or ground faults. I confirmed with my contact at Camco that grounding issues also trigger the protection. It also features a re-connect delay to protect connected items from rapid on-and-off cycling when power is unstable. The unit will take about 2 minutes to analyze the...
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  • Recommended RV Power Monitor/Defender for 50-Amp Service
  • No, instead you will want to use the 50-amp version of the Camco Power Defender, which is their part # CAM55313. This provides the same circuit analyzer and voltage monitoring functions along with surge suppression but in the 50-amp capacity you need. A similar but better option is their RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 which provides those functions but adds the ability to automatically disconnect when dangerous incoming voltage levels are detected. It will automatically...
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  • What Voltage Protector Should be Used on Trailer with 50 amp Plug Using 30 amp Plug Adapter
  • If your trailer is rated for 50 amp service then that's what the appliances are rated for as well. The idea is to protect them and since they would be drawing up to 50 amps the 30 amp protector would potentially cause problems. For that you would want the part # CAM55306.
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  • 30 Amp Surge Protector Recommendation for Travel Trailer
  • You'll need a 30 amp protector to match the amperage of your travel trailer. The 50 amp surge protector wouldn't do anything to protect a 30 amp setup. For that you'd want the pat # CAM55306.
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  • Surge Protectors for 30 Amp and 50 Amp Power Sources for RV
  • I wish there was a circuit protector that could cover both amperage ratings but you'd have to have a 30 amp protector like the part # CAM55301 or the # CAM55306 for a 50 amp setup. For a 30 amp female to 50 amp male adapter you'd want # A10-5030FHVP.
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  • Can 50 Amp Surge Protector be Used with 30 Amp Power Source
  • A 50 amp surge protector like Camco RV Analyzer 50 amp # CAM55306 won't do anything unless you exceed the 50 amp rating of the product. If you need surge protection for 30 amp it won't stop a surge relative to a 30 amp setup. It basically would let anything through till it exceeds 50 amps.
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  • Is Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 Weather Resistant
  • The Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 is weather resistant. Which means that if you kept it out of direct rain fall or snow it's going to be just fine. If you wanted to use it in a small plastic box to protect it from the elements that would be just fine.
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  • Availability of Surge Protector for 50 Amp RV Electrical Service
  • We have exactly what you're looking for. Take a look at the Camco 50 amp RV Power Defender, part # CAM55306. The Defender automatically disconnects power to protect your RV electrical system from spikes, and will reconnect when voltage levels stabilize.
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  • Does the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor Sense an Open Neutral Pedestal
  • Yes, the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 will actually show faults for reverse polarity, open neutral, and other power pedestal wiring issues.
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  • What Type of Faults Will the Camco RV Voltage Monitor Detect?
  • The Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Monitor # CAM55306 will show faults for reverse polarity as well as ground faults. It is going to going to detect faults for numerous power pedestal issues, and diagnostic lights will alert you should faults occur. It's most important function may be that it automatically disconnects when voltage levels get to dangerous levels and re-stabilize when the volts have a range between 102 and 132. I've added a link to a review video of this product for you...
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  • Differences Between Camco Circuit Analyzers and Power Defenders
  • You are correct. The 30 Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector # CAM55301 is like a circuit breaker and automatically resets if there's a surge whereas the 50 amp Circuit Analyzer part # CAM55313 is like a fuse and it only can handle one surge. For a 50 amp breaker style you'd need the part # CAM55306.
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  • When Going from 30 Amp Power Source to 50 Amp RV What Power Amperage Circuit Protection is Needed
  • You want circuit protection to protect your RV's wiring which is rated for 50 amp....so you'd want to go with 50 amp circuit protection. For that we have the part # CAM55306 which automatically resets or the part # CAM55313 which is more like a fuse and is internally damaged and needs to be replaced in the event of a surge. To adapt this to a 30 amp power source you'd want the part # A10-3050FHVP and you'd be set.
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  • Difference Between Camco RV Power Defender and Circuit Analyzers
  • The 30 Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector # CAM55301 is like a circuit breaker and automatically resets if there's a surge whereas the 50 amp Circuit Analyzer part # CAM55313 is like a fuse and it only can handle one surge. For a 50 amp breaker style you'd need the part # CAM55306.
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  • 50 Amp Surge Protector Recommendation for 2014 Keystone Laredo
  • For a 50 amp surge protector for your RV you would want the Camco RV Power Defender part # CAM55306.
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  • Troubleshooting Low Power from Shore to Transfer Switch
  • It sounds like you have a short in your Power Cord wiring as there isn't anything between the power cord and the Go Power Transfer Switch # 34270278 as they are directly wired. I've attached a video of the Go Power Transfer Switch - Quick Connect - 30 Amp # 342GPTS which shows these connections. If you don't use and in-line circuit breaker like # CAM55306 then there has to be an issue with the wiring or the ground on the transfer switch itself.
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  • Camco Power Defender Showing Open Neutral When Plugged Into RV
  • If you are plugging the Camco RV Power Defender Voltage Protector # CAM55306 directly to the shore power outlet and only getting the "Open Neutral" fault when plugging in the RV then there is an issue either with the outlet itself or your RV cord. The reason the error is only showing when plugging in the RV is because it will only detect it when power is being sent back to the RV/trailer. It is basically needing a bigger load placed on the circuit to identify this fault. I recommend...
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  • Troubleshooting Camco 50A Power Defender Not Allowing Power to Go Through
  • I reached out to my contact at Camco who said that if you didn't give the Camco RV Power Defender # CAM55306 2 minutes to run through diagnostics after plugging it into the power source then that would cause the lights to act like what you described. If you plug it in and let it sit for at least 2 minutes it should then either give you one of the different light indicators and/or will work properly. If this doesn't solve your problem let me know and I can help you troubleshoot further.
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