Originally Posted by obthomas
My 50 amp smartplug lasted about a year. The neutral prong burned just the other day. The 50 amp does not have the heat sensor. I went back to the standard plug because they are common and less expensive and I did not experience an improvement with the smartplug.
The problem with investing in the "best" power cord is that when you plug it in to a power pedestal with a damaged receptacle, your plug may be damaged. Many times these receptacles have loose or burned contacts and they can burn the contacts on your plug.