A GFCI is a fast-acting safety device that detects circuit leakage to the ground and immediately shuts off power to the circuit. A GFCI Interrupter outlet is a portable GFCI that can be utilized virtually anywhere to provide quick, on the go safety. The number quad refers to the number of outlets or GFCIs for the device.
A power center requires a direct input electrical source in either 120V or 220V depending on the power center you purchase. A power generator creates it own electrical current by running off gasoline or solar power. Both power centers and power generators are portable and ideal for job sites, however be sure to check your electrical accessibility beforehand.
Most appliances use less than 125 Volts so that a 30 AMP power center should be enough to power all your appliances. However, if you are running more than the load capacity you may run into issues. Be sure to check your total wattage usage and make sure you have enough amps. It is also a good idea to add a portable GFCI quad outlet for your power center.
The weatherproof covers prevent nuisance tripping and moisture from entering sockets and contact points. They do require and outdoor power chord that comes with weather resistant ends but should not be used in areas that are near a pool or other large amounts of water. Be sure to consult the manufacture’s safety instructions prior to using.