# 30/50 amp hookup at home

### Index

- How do you hook up a 30 amp to a 50 amp?
- Whats the difference between a 30 amp and 50 amp RV hookup?
- What size wire do I need for a 30 amp outlet?
- Can you plug a 50 amp generator into a 30 amp outlet?
- Can you plug a 30 amp into a 50 amp adapter?
- How do you hook up a 30 amp to a RV?
- What is the difference between a 30 amp and 50 amp RV?
- How to hook up a 50 amp RV to a pedestal?
- What size wire do I need for a 30 amp circuit?
- What size circuit breaker do I need for my receptacle?
- What size wire do I need for an RV outlet?
- What size wire do I need for a 240 volt circuit?
- Can you hook up a 50 amp generator to a 30 amp?
- How many amps will a 240V generator put out?
- Can I use 50 amp and 30 amp at the same time?
- Can you have two generator hookups in the same house?

### How do you hook up a 30 amp to a 50 amp?

I purchased a a big, yellow adapter that is a 50 amp male with two 30 amp females. Put the male 50 amp plug into a 50amp pedestal, then plug 30amp Rv male into one 30 amp female and use a 30amp male-to-15amp female adapter in the other for regular extension cord.

### Whats the difference between a 30 amp and 50 amp RV hookup?

In terms of power, 30 amp RV hookups receive 3,600 watts of power, while 50 amp systems receive more than 12,000 watts. In practical terms, an RV with 30 amps of power can run fewer appliances than one with 50 amps. With a 50 amp RV electrical hookup, youre on your way to bigger and better things.

### What size wire do I need for a 30 amp outlet?

Let it be known that ALL 30-amp RV shore power outlets are to be wired with a single-pole circuit breaker, and must measure 120 volts across the hot and neutral contacts. That’s because your 30-amp RV outlet needs one neutral, one hot and one ground wire to be connected properly, as shown in this diagram.

### Can you plug a 50 amp generator into a 30 amp outlet?

If you have a nominal 50 amp generator then you may install a 50 amp inlet and associated wiring in your home electrical system. You can still use a smaller generator with an external 50 amp female to 30 amp male adapter or extension cord.

### Can you plug a 30 amp into a 50 amp adapter?

Yes, it is possible to plug a 30 Amp into a 50 Amp adapter safely using a 50-amp setup. But for that, you will need another adapter. These special adapters do not usually come with an RV, but you can buy them from an RV store, electrical store, or a sizeable automotive store.

### How do you hook up a 30 amp to a RV?

You just take the 30 amp cord from your RV and plug it into the female socket on the adaptor. Once it’s seated snugly, you plug the male end of the adaptor into RV park’s 50 amp shore power socket.

### What is the difference between a 30 amp and 50 amp RV?

But a 50 amp RV has two legs of service going into the rig instead of just one. So if you add the two lines of 120 volts, that is a total of 240 volts. Then multiply that by 50 amps for each line and you have 12,000 watts of consumable power at one time. Clearly then, a 50 amp RV uses a lot more power than a 30 amp RV.

### How to hook up a 50 amp RV to a pedestal?

I purchased a a big, yellow adapter that is a 50 amp male with two 30 amp females. Put the male 50 amp plug into a 50amp pedestal, then plug 30amp Rv male into one 30 amp female and use a 30amp male-to-15amp female adapter in the other for regular extension cord. I am traveling now but do not have the big adapter with me.

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### Can you hook up a 50 amp generator to a 30 amp?

You can still use a smaller generator with an external 50 amp female to 30 amp male adapter or extension cord. Do not install two generator hookups (say, one for 30 amps, one for 50 amps) to feed the same house electrical system.

### How many amps will a 240V generator put out?

Since it is a 13000, I expect to have more amps than the 50 amp plug on the generator can output. I read on duromaxs website that you can use both the 50 amp plug and the 30 amp plug at the same time. I think the generator will put out like 60 or 70 amps at 240v.

### Can I use 50 amp and 30 amp at the same time?

I read on duromaxs website that you can use both the 50 amp plug and the 30 amp plug at the same time. I think the generator will put out like 60 or 70 amps at 240v.

### Can you have two generator hookups in the same house?

Do not install two generator hookups (say, one for 30 amps, one for 50 amps) to feed the same house electrical system. (Exception: You may install two such hookups where the portion (s) or subpanel (s) served by one inlet are not eligible to receive power from another inlet.)