A 50 amp service RV provides a maximum 12,000 watts. Even with an adapter, your 30 amp service RV wont receive more power than the 3,600 watts it can handle. Conversely, if you use an adapter for a 50 amp RV, youll be limited to 3,600 watts.

## How many watts do you need for a 50 amp RV?

A 50 amp service supplies a total of 12,000 watts because a 50 amp plug actually has two 120-volt hot wires. Some refer to this as a 120/240 split service. The formula for determining wattage requires in a 50 amp service RV multiplying amps by volts. If we multiply 50 amps by 120 volts, we get a rating of 6,000 watts.

## Will a 5500 watt generator run a 50 amp camper?

With 5,500 starting watts and 4,500 running watts, you should have no trouble running your 50 amp RVs AC system as well as other appliances!

## How many watts is 50 amps?

12,000 watts 50-amp 240-volt circuit: 50 amps x 240 volts = 12,000 watts.

## What is the best generator to run a 50 amp RV?

Intro to 50 Amp Portable GeneratorsModelRunning Watts (W) Starting Watts (W)Runtime (h) Noise (dB)Champion 1001617500 W 9375 W8 hours @50% 74 dB, 23 ftA-iPower SUA12000E9000 W 12000 W9h @50% 78 dBPulsar PG10000B16Gas: 8000 W Propane: 7000W Gas: 10000W Propane: 9000W12 hours @50% 68 dB, 23 ft2 more rows

## Can I plug my 50 amp RV into a generator?

RVs with 50-amp service have a plug with 4 wires – two 120V wires, a ground wire, and a neutral wire. When you connect the plug to a power generator, you can draw either 120V or 240V (2 x 120V).

## Is a 50 amp RV outlet 240 volts?

Even though the receptacle found in your RV is rated at 120 VAC, the 50-‐amp shore power is actually a 120/240 VAC four wire service (see Figure 1).

## Are 50 amp RV plugs 220 or 110?

A 30 amp plug has three prongs – a 120 volt hot wire, a neutral wire and a ground wire – and is generally used on RVs with lower load requirements. A 50 amp plug has four prongs – two 120 volt hot wires, a neutral wire and a ground wire – that supply two separate 50 amp, 120 volt feeds.