In a typical RV with a 30 amp electrical service some of the power hungry appliances and portable devices are the air conditioner, electric water heater, microwave, coffee maker, electric skillet, hair dryer, space heaters and a toaster.
How much can you run on a 30 amp breaker?
A 30-amp outlet supplies 3,600 watts (30 amps multiplied by 120 volts). Therefore, the breaker on that outlet could meet code and still trip anywhere between a total load of 2,880 watts (80 percent of 3,600 watts) and 4,320 watts (120 percent of 3,600 watts).
What uses 30 amps in a house?
The 15-amp and 20-amp breakers are used for baseboard heating, the 30-amp breakers are used for water heating, the 40- and 50-amp breakers are used for electric ranges, and the 70-amp breakers are used for air conditioning.
What do you need a 30 amp breaker for?
Double-pole breaker The 15-amp and 20-amp breakers often handle baseboard heaters, 30-amp serve water heaters and electric dryers, 40- and 50-amp are for electric ranges, and the 70-amp could serve a large air conditioner or a subpanel.
Can you run a 110 outlet on a 30 amp breaker?
You will need to get a 30 amp breaker along with some 10-2 Romex. 10 being the wire size and 2 being two conductors. You will need a romex connector for your panel and some romex staples along with a 30 amp plug and a single gang box.