What is L5-30R used for?

What is L5-30R used for?

NEMA L5-30R receptacles are often found in docks and campsites, where they are used to connect vessels (boats, RVs, etc.) to shore power.

What does L5-30R mean?

It is in the L5-30R configuration, “R” meaning receptacle as opposed to a plug. A pure L5-30R would be a receptacle that you would mount into an outlet box versus the connector which is pictured. A L5-30P (“P” for plug) would be the female plug that would fit into either.

Will L6 30P fit L5-30R?

L6-30R is a 208-240v single-phase 30 amp twistlock Receptacle. Its highly unlikely you will want to plug an L5-30P in to an L6-30R, because the voltages won’t match.

What does L5-30P plug into?

Use an L5-30P pigtail power adapter to plug a device with a 5-15P or 5-20P into a device with an L5-30R power strip receptacle or wall outlet. Uses heavy-duty commercial grade cord ends, and SJOOW water and oil resistant cord.

What is the difference between L5-30R and L14-30R?

The NEMA L5-30P is a 30 Amp, 125 Volt, 3-prong male plug. The NEMA L14-30R is a 30 Amp, 125/250 Volt, 4-prong female connector.

What is the difference between L5-30R and L14 30R?

Is L5-30P same as L5-30R?

L5-30P is NEMA L5-30 plug. L5-30R is NEMA L5-30 Receptacle.

What is a L5 plug?

Item #152403Model #L530PZ. Typically used for temporary power/generator hook-up. Internal “Triple Gripper” cord grip secures and protects wire and eliminates extra screws for simplified wiring.

What does L5 20P mean?

A 5-20P is a standard straight prong plug or receptacle. If there is a L in the plug or receptacle description such as L5-20P this tells you that it is a Locking style outlet. Locking means the once the plug is inserted into the receptacle it is twisted to lock it into place.

What is L14 30R?

The NEMA L14-30 twist lock receptacle is the type you usually find on portable generators that provide 240-volt electricity. The plug is rated by the National Electrical Manufacturer Association to supply 240-volt electricity at a maximum current of 30 amps.