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30 Amp Temporary Power Inlet

  • UL listed and ANSI certified
  • Outdoor NEMA 3R Enclosure
  • Galvanized steel construction with electro-deposition paint
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Product Overview

The GE 30 Amp Power Inlet features a single enclosure that allows you to connect your generator power to a panel powering your required loads. It's compact size and standard features give you the protection and functionality you are looking for. It is designed for use with a generator panel, a load center with an interlock kit or a manual transfer switch for stand-by power.

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
5.1875
Product Height (in.)
14.38
Product Width (in.)
6.75

Details

Electrical Product Type
Power Inlet Box
Maximum Amperage (amps)
30
Product Weight (lb.)
8.08
Returnable
180-Day
Voltage (volts)
240

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
One year warranty from first use

Questions & Answers

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Will the door close over the plug and cord and stay raintite while in use?

Asked by Don October 26, 2018
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That is the design of the box. I haven't open it after it rained but it is rated for outdoor use.

Are there punch outs on the top to accept a cable?

Asked by Frank May 16, 2018
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No it is 3R which is raintight, so best not to, but if you must you would need a Meyers hub, sealing locknut or other suitable method to keep water out, caulk is not the answer!

is this compatible with 10, 4 wire

Asked by whiz May 3, 2017
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Yes. I wired my box with 10-4 wire. No problems.

Is there room for a hole be drilled to feed the 10 gauge wire in through the back when mounting o...

Asked by kvpgh May 16, 2020
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Hi, no holes but various size knockouts

This is a 50A so a #10 copper wouldn't work???

Asked by Rico October 18, 2019
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No!! Check your code for size

Many 50A twist-lock generator cables have a center pin (CS6364). Some cables do not (L14-50R). C...

Asked by Arby September 21, 2018
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CS6364 is fine. L14-50R is a receptacle (http://www.globalsources.com/si/AS/Zhangjiagang-Youcheng/6008825106571/pdtl/UL-Plugs-and-Receptacles--Nema-L14-50r--receptacl/1069992595.htm) like one for el. dryer. Plug for it is NOT a twist-lock.

Is it paintable?

Asked by Brad July 17, 2019
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Yes. But why? Looks to have excellent powder coat paint, matches other utilities.

I have 6-3 wire with ground will these connections accept wire this size ???

Asked by carman605 February 16, 2014
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10 gauge is code for 30 amps and that's what the plug is rated. It will accept 8 gauge (like I installed) but 6 gauge is too big.

Is this box for outdoor use ?

Asked by JimR December 31, 2012
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Yes. And it is considered "weathertight while in use" due to the configuration of the door on the panel box. Nicely made enclosure - better than any of the plastic boxes.

Is this compatible with the NEMA L14-30P Plug? What I want to do is place this on the wall outsid...

Asked by JohnK August 14, 2019
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This box contains an L14-30P (male plug) receptacle. The female end of the extension cord would plug into the box. The male end of the cord plugs into the generator. It’s a 30 amp rated unit. Make sure that meets your needs.

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Once installed it's sturdy and functional. Installation was fine except the writing of the actual...
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Once installed it's sturdy and functional. Installation was fine except the writing of the actual socket. They use Allen screws ( fine, just different). I had to loosen the socket from housing to access them ( also fine). However, when tightening the lugs it was apparent the threads were not chased, or maybe just not formed. It was extremely difficult to thread them on order to clamp the wire. I backed off one grub screw and immediate regretted it. The screw was captive and wouldn't start threading. Fixing this one screw took an extra 45 minutes, basically doubling the install time. If the terminal lugs were simply threaded before being sent this would be a 5 star review. Also, tip while installing, see the photo below, remove the cover plate, flip it out towards you, re-secure ( upside down), then thread and install your wire. This let's you get the right strip length and bend on the wires for installation.
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Used for my portable generator setup to power the whole...
Used for my portable generator setup to power the whole house, But you must have a interlock for the main breaker , or you could kill a lineman. the interlock can be a slide interlock ($75 you install, If you're qualified) that bolts into your current breaker panel, or a full manual or auto interlocking switch in a separate panel $300 to $1000. This box is just a good cover to plug your generator into. You can have it plugged in and close the lid fully. If you're not fully comfortable get electrician, But easy install if you're comfortable/skilled with electricity.
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It's bigger than expected, but made a great connection point for my generator. I then wired 5 out...
It's bigger than expected, but made a great connection point for my generator. I then wired 5 outlets in the house, only for generator power. Our "lights out weekend" testing everything went very well. If you can't afford a whole house generator system, this is a nice piece to making some necessary preparations for when situations are beyond your control.
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I looked at several generator inlet boxes and found this to be the overall best value and quality...
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I looked at several generator inlet boxes and found this to be the overall best value and quality. It is well built and allows you to cover the plug and cord during inclement weather. I would rather have something over designed than just the minimum. Especially during a emergency situation.
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Delivered on time and well made box.
Delivered on time and well made box.
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The power inlet box is well built with heavy wall enameled steel. It is also well designed, note...
The power inlet box is well built with heavy wall enameled steel. It is also well designed, note that the outlet is installed at an angle to prevent water infiltration when plugging in the extension cable in the rain. Also note that the extension cable can remain plugged in with the cover plate folded down, protecting the connection from the weather, the cable extends out of the bottom of the box when plugged in and the cover closed. Finally, also note that the cover door can be locked in place with the extension cable connected; notice the tab for a padlock that extends through the cover plate on the right side. All in all a first quality product at a reasonable price.
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This is a serious piece of hardware. It will certainly last a long time and won't get damaged if...
This is a serious piece of hardware. It will certainly last a long time and won't get damaged if a baseball hits it. I need to think of a way to keep bees out of it, though.
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When using solid 10-gauge copper wire in this box, it is important to have plenty of working leng...
When using solid 10-gauge copper wire in this box, it is important to have plenty of working length so that the wire can be folded correctly inside the box when re-inserting the receptacle / plate. The clearance between the receptacle and the rear of the box is a bit tight at the "fold" point in the center. The cover does not seal the box in a normal manner when the generator cord is not connected - - it may be prudent to cut some foam or similar material to stuff into the slot to prevent bugs building a nest.
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Cost is a little high but worth it. Easy to install and wire.
Cost is a little high but worth it. Easy to install and wire.
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Excellent Product! Perfect for my application! Buy It Now!
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