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The Marinco 30A 125V Standard Power Inlet features rugged Marine grade UV stabilized glass-filled polyester construction.
The watertight Soft Touch cap stays open in the upright position. Safety features include the Easy Lock System and 4-way right angle rear safety enclosure.
Replacement Cap & Bezel sold separately
3-wire Locking (NEMA L5-30R)
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Shore Cord Receptacles
Mounting this under vehicle (EuroVan) back of unit would be subject to moisture from rain splash. Do I need to mount in a waterproof enclosure for this type use?
It would be better if you did mount it in a waterproof enclosure since the back of the unit is normally not exposed to the elements.
Thank you I will rethink
The item itself is completely waterproof. i used it as an emergency power input into my home. Very similar to your application.
Our shore line is mounted about 4 feet up, on the side of an ambulance. this allows the cover to drop over and thoroughly protect the plug-in from water. mounting the plug-in under a vehicle will allow the cover to fall open.
well, it does mount on the side of a boat and subject to water splashing on it quite often without damage or problems.
I would try to protect it as much as possible from the spray. I would also coat all the connections with a water proof Anti-Oxidation grease to prevent corrosion.
Thanks for the info, I will rethink how I will do this.
The receptacle itself has a watertight cap but this is for marine use. While it would probably be fine I expect there are a couple of variances that warrant extra protection. First is that this will be mounted on a vehicle where other hazards beside rain and road spray exist. If this receptacle is powered by an inverter that is on when the vehicle is running then you have a hot receptacle while driving. If there is a potential for icing that is another factor. I would suggest a weatherproof housing mounted higher up on the vehicle to avoid both contaminants and collision damage. A hardware store should have such an enclosure and if not then try an electrical supply shop.
Yes, a weatherproof enclosure can be purchased at any hardware store for this receptacle to insure that moisture and the elements stay out.
The unit seals the hole with a gasket. The connector area is waterproof.I have mine installed on my boat (salt water), for quite a while, and I have had no issues.
Screw hole size center to center the distance on the hole pattern?
BobThe screw holes are 2-7/16" center to center both vertically and horizontally.
Marinco 30A 125V Standard Power Inlet
This was a direct replacement part for one that broke. It lasted over twenty years in the Florida sun which says a lot for the construction and durability.
Part was a exact match to what I had
The part was just what I expected. It was an exact match to what I had. So it was easy to install.
great quality item
Marinco makes great quality products, this is the best to use on your boat, a little expensive, but when it comes to your boat and electricity you want the best.