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Everything you need to know about campervan electrics.

Learn how to design, size, install and troubleshoot your camper’s electrical system.

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Calculate your entire campervan electrical system, including solar, batteries, wire gauges, fuses, switches and relays and automatically generate your bespoke wiring diagram.

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Sizing a Camper Electrical System

Figuring out what size batteries, solar panels and inverters you need takes a lot of thought & a LOT of mathematics. Our Solar Calculators will help you work out the correct size components with confidence.


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  • 29 No-Cook Camping Meals For Your Next RV Adventure
    If you’re planning a camping trip, one of the first things you need to think about is what to eat.  After all, camping is all about getting back to nature. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice eating well while camping. You can enjoy delicious, healthy meals with a bit of planning. No one …
  • Best RV Surge Protector In 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    A surge protector is your best friend when you are about to plug your RV into a campground pedestal. It can help do early diagnostics to stop you from hooking up to a miswired pedestal. It can also provide you safety against a variety of electrical problems. While some RVers feel that a surge protector …
  • Best RV TV Antennas in 2022 (Reviews & Comparison)
    People live or travel in an RV for varying reasons. Some would say that it’s counterintuitive to bring technology with them onboard, but we think that a television set is essential for a lot of beneficial reasons.  If you install a TV set in your RV, you will need good reception, and that is only …
  • Can An RV Refrigerator Fan Make Your Fridge More Efficient?
    Have you wondered why you might need an RV refrigerator fan? Have you ever camped out in the hot sun and thought that an ice-cold beer would be nice right about now? We’re sure you have.  Unfortunately, RV refrigerators work less effectively in hot weather, meaning your cold beer may not be as chilled as …
  • A Complete Guide to RV Refrigerators
    RV refrigerators are necessary for serious road trippers, RVers and campers. It keeps food fresh, drinks cold, and makes life on the road a whole lot more pleasant.  But with so many different types and models on the market, it can be hard to know which one is right for you. This guide will cover …
  • Jackery Portable Power Stations For Camping & Van Life
    If you’re looking for an easy way to power your van, especially if it’s not already equipped with a DIY electrical system, then the Jackery Portable Power Stations could be just what you need! Some Jackery Portable Power Stations are perfect for van life! Others are best suited for camping weekends. They are easy to …
  • 25 Easy Instant Pot Recipes For Camping To Try On Your Next RV Trip
    Eating good food while you’re on the road doesn’t have to be expensive or tiring. When camping out in your RV and cooking for a group, DIY meals are the way to go. Mealtime should have an equal mix of convenience and enjoyment. Of course, you want to cook fast enough to enjoy the rest …
  • Best Portable Power Stations In 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    Over the last few years, the market for portable power stations has built itself up into a $250-$300mn business, growing upwards of 5-8% every year.  The reasons are clear – more people want to disconnect from the grid, live the van life, and need a reliable but eco-friendly power source. But buying a portable power …
  • 12 RV TV Shows To Inspire Your RV Lifestyle
    If you’re like us, you love RV TV shows. There’s something about watching people travel the country in their RV or remodeling them on the fly and then selling them for a profit that just gets us going.  RV shows are the perfect way to keep up with the latest RV trends, see how people …
  • Best 30 Amp RV Generator In 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    Own an RV? If you don’t have enough electricity from your solar panels, one of the most valuable pieces of equipment that you can purchase is a generator. This will ensure that you have power no matter where you are. However, with so many generator options on the market, how do you choose the right …
  • Best Camper Awning In 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    One of the great things about RVing is enjoying the great outdoors. You don’t want to be cooped up in the RV, and you want to be enjoying the beautiful fresh air. The sunlight. The moonlight. The sounds of nature. There is no greater excitement than sitting outside your RV, perhaps enjoying some good food …
  • 16 RV Bathroom Storage Ideas You’ll Absolutely Love
    If you’ve ever been on an RV trip, then you know that space is often at a premium. This is especially true in the bathroom, where everything feels cramped and cluttered. RV bathrooms are always small, so finding ways to store items in a way that takes up as little space as possible is a …

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