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EHUs - help please

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alexw Fri 26-Jun-09 13:20:23

Are EHUs all the same in terms of power? Do i need a specific one if camping in France?
thanks

ZoeC Fri 26-Jun-09 13:22:06

Check with the campsite if you can use the connector used here of if you need the different french one - they should be able to advice.

I have seen campsites quoting 10amp and also 16amp here, have a feeling I read somewhere they are sometimes lower (6amp?) on the continent but again, would suggest asking the campsite.

Lucycat Fri 26-Jun-09 17:39:36

yes they are all the same sort, you will need an adapter which can be bought form your local camping shop - we have also had to go and buy extra cable in france as we were 30 metres from our hook up so it's worth asking the site whether the standard 20 m cable (make sure it's orange cable not cheapo blue stuff from ebay) is enough.

alexw Fri 26-Jun-09 17:41:59

Thank you will investigate with site smile

Lucycat Fri 26-Jun-09 17:45:43

as for the power thing - caravans use more as they run mahoosive fridges, TV's, lights and stuff. Most tents go for 6amp with no problems.

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