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TT-30 receptacles #50757
04/11/05 03:34 AM
04/11/05 03:34 AM
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What is the idea behind the TT-30 style of receptacles for power supply to motorhomes?. Why couldn't the 5-30R configuration be used to do the same job?

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Re: TT-30 receptacles #50758
04/11/05 09:16 AM
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NEMA patterns aren't that old...dating maybe from the late '60's. Nor does every industry care about NEMA protocols. The RV industry being a case in point- RV manufacturers typically had little contact with the electrical community until recently, and developed their own standard.

Perhaps the real question should be: Was NEMA showing its' own ignorance when they ignored an existing pattern when they developed theirs'? This is not the only such example.


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