A quality electrical connector is especially important when connecting a vehicle. Your RV power cord needs to be well-insulated and resistant to water, as well as able to be connected to the campsite’s power outlet. It is equally important to maintain cleanliness and storage, as well as to maintain safety. High-visibility RV cords should be included on checklists, and designs that reduce electric shock risks should also be included.
Despite being available at a wide price range, each of these RV power cords has its own unique advantages. A 25-foot cord with a 30 amp rating was chosen for ease of comparison. There are some manufacturers who offer longer cords. Extension cords that are designed specifically for RVs are also available. It depends on the campsite whether you’re dealing with 30 or 50 amps. There’s one cord that works with both 50-amp and adapters (and comes with a dedicated 50-amp cord), but it doesn’t need an adapter.
An RV power cord made with high-quality materials, the Dumble 5630 is designed for a variety of RV applications. There is an indicator light on this product, a grip handle, and a twist connector. Also included are two straight blades and a 30-amp female connection.
Weekender by ParkPower 30ARVD30
There are two LED indicator lights on each end of the Weekender, which has wide handles and LED indicator lights to ensure a watertight seal. Despite low light levels, it is easy to see due to its bright yellow color. ParkPower provides warranty coverage for the Weekender for three years.
Leisure Cords 226871
Plug and connector ends are molded into Leisure Cords 226871 to accommodate female connections. An LED light indicates that power is available. Cords are designed to remain flexible even in cold weather.
Camco Power Grip 55501
The 5501 RV power cord from Camco has no price attached to it. In order to meet a standard, it has to be affordable, not meet a standard. A copper wire is used in this cable, along with a jacket that is supposed to resist fire and heat. An adapter is included for ease of converting male to female connections for weatherproof connections.
Adapters are another piece to store and possibly lose, but it may be possible to store and possibly lose separate adapters. The Conntek 14435 RV Power Cord connects the 30-amp output of an RV pedestal to the 50-amp outlet in an RV.