Tag Archives: shore power

VoltSafe seeks marinas for shore power pilot program

VoltSafe is currently partnering with marinas across North America to conduct a large-scale beta pilot program of VoltSafe Marine.  This exclusive opportunity will allow participating marinas to test this innovative product by setting up a smart control box and pedestal-side connector (which retrofits onto existing pedestals). Once installed, the marina manager will be able to monitor and manage power consumption ...

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Updating shore power connections

SmartPlug shore power

For boat owners with shore power connections, the part that’s the biggest potential problem is the easiest to change: an outdated twist-type connector. With a retrofit kit from SmartPlug Systems, it’s fast and simple to upgrade to the safest and most thoroughly modern 30A or 50A marine power supply equipment available, while reusing the cable and saving money. Traditional twist-type ...

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SmartPlug offers new safety options for onboard air conditioners

As summer draws near, many boaters are planning overnight cruises. To sleep comfortably, they’ll rely on factory installed or portable air conditioners. These appliances, however, can put tremendous electrical loads on outdated, twist-type shore power electrical connections, leaving owners wide-eyed awake wondering if their older plug is going to overheat and catch fire. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly ...

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