RV News RVBusiness 2021 Top 10 RVs of the Year, plus 56 additional debuts and must-see units → ×

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-24-2017, 10:15 AM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: New England
Posts: 68
Year: 2003
Coachwork: AmTrans
Chassis: International
Engine: T444E
30 Amp AC Load Center Wiring Question

Hello all,

I am having trouble figuring out how to wire up my AC load center. I am wiring my bus with a 30 amp shore power receptacle, which is wired to my inverter/charger, and then passes through to my AC load center. The inverter/charger is an Aimes 2,000 watt with 30 amp AC pass through. My question is how to wire the 120v 10/2 wire from the inverter to a breaker panel load center? All of the 30 amp breaker panels I see appear to be fed by a 3 wire main line with two legs of 120v. These panels only have two breaker spots and each one has separate 120v main connection. Since, I only have one hot wire, am I limited to only using one side of the breaker panel? Or can I tie them together? If I am stuck with only one breaker it would be tough to be able to utilize all 30 amps, and Id really like to have at least 2 breakers. I suppose I could put one split breaker on ones side of the panel?

Thanks for your help.
WhiteWhale is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2017, 04:31 PM   #2
Bus Crazy
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Salt Lake City Utah
Posts: 1,633
Year: 2000
Chassis: Blue Bird
Engine: ISC 8.3
Yes you can feed both poles in a two-pole panel from the same supply.

I'm not sure about the panels with only two breaker spots. Are those the main breaker feeding the panel, perhaps? You could use either a main breaker or a main lug style panel. They're easily available with 6 spaces to support up to 12 circuits.
family wagon is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:23 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.