Can you plug in two rapid chargers into the same outlet.....probably one of the outdoor outlets. I understand the two will pull 950 watts

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Two rapid chargers on one outlet?
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They are standard electrical devices.  I have 4 plugged into a power strip and then into a single outlet.  No problems.
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Thank you so much. That's some really good information.
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I have one rapid and one standard charger plugged into a single outlet. No problem at all.
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A "standard" US outlet is typically on a 15 amp circuit breaker, which is rated at 80% for continuous usage, or 12 amps. 12 amps at 120 volts is 1440 watts (about what a space heater uses).
So two quick chargers (at 950 watts maximum) shouldn't be an issue. (Unless the circuit that outlet is on is ALSO used by other high current devices such as hair driers, heaters, microwaves, toasters, etc...)
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If I remember right the Rapid Charger is rated at 550W, so two would be 1100W but still a safe load for a 15A circuit.
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Thanks Summetj. I was thinking the same thing about other devices plugged into the circuit. But typically the front Outlet runs through a living room where those kind of devices wouldn't be used so I should be safe. Thanks for the info man