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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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  • AirSkirts Inflatable RV Skirting: The Best Skirting Kits for RVs, Travel Trailers & Fifth Wheels
    When you click on links to various merchants on this site and make a purchase, this can result in this site earning a commission. For more info, please check our disclosure page. Every once in a while, a new product hits the market that unbelievably no one ever thought of producing before. And in the world …
  • How to Cool a RV or Camper Van Without Air Conditioning
    Van life is full of unique challenges. Some are obvious, like the space constraints of living in just a few square feet, and others might be less obvious. For example, how’s the weather? RVers and Van Lifers need to prepare for the weather at their destinations. A little while back, we wrote about RV skirting …
  • Chiloé Island: A Complete Guide to Chile’s Magical Archipelago
    Chiloé Archipelago is unlike anywhere else in Chile. A land of myths and legends, beaches, penguins, and churches. What a crazy mix! Let’s explore this corner of Patagonia. Wild winds off the Pacific Ocean batter the west coast beaches, hemmed in by sand dunes and a rugged landscape home to feral Chilote ponies. Penguins breed …
  • The Best Campervan Accessories for a Comfy Van Life
    Life on the road in a campervan is full of freedom and adventure — that’s the whole point, right? There comes a point, though, when you’re willing to trade some of that freedom and adventure for some good old-fashioned creature comforts. That’s where some good campervan accessories come in. The right gadgets can make your …
  • Van Life Kitchen Essentials You Need to Cook Up a Feast
    Cooking while living in a van can be a challenge. But having the right van life kitchen essentials can make a huge difference. When you’ve got the right tools, you’ll find yourself more motivated to cook rather than head out to eat. This is a win-win situation because you’ll save money, spend more time with …
  • Best RV Gifts for the Whole Family
    Buying gifts for RVers is a little different than buying presents for anyone else. They don’t have a lot of space, so everything they bring along with them has to count. We’ve been taking our camper around the country for years, so we’ve got lots of insight on what makes a great RV gift and …
  • Best Gifts for RV Owners & Happy Campers
    If you’re not an RVer yourself, you might struggle with gift ideas for RV campers. Life on the road is so different from life in a house or apartment, so it’s no wonder you might not have any idea where to start. We’ve been living in our camper and traveling the country for years, so …
  • 25 Unique Campervan Gifts every RV Owner will LOVE
    Finding the perfect gift for the campervan enthusiast in your life is no easy task. They’re already a bit different, so traditional possibilities like ties and perfume aren’t likely to move the excitement needle too terribly much. Still, you want to buy them something they’ll actually use — but what? Fear not, for we have …
  • RV Skirting for Winter: A Guide for 5th Wheels, Travel Trailers and Campers
    If you live in your RV full time, there’s a good chance you’ll experience some cold temperatures if you travel to certain parts of the country during winter. Winter RVing takes some preparation. Adding extra insulation, protecting your camper’s water system, and installing the best heaters are only part of the job. If you leave …
  • 5 Best 12v RV Water Pumps for your Campervan Conversion
    Your RV water pump is one of those machines that you don’t fully appreciate until it decides to die on you. This isn’t a sexy device — but when you’re on the road with no way to take a shower, you’ll develop a whole new appreciation for one of these things in a hurry. Of …
  • 10 Of The Best Peak District Walks: Great Hikes, Walks & Jaunts
    The Peak District was the first national park to be recognised in the UK, and to this day, it’s still one of the most impressive — and one of the most popular. Over 13 million people pour into the Peak District every year to drink in all the majestic natural beauty you can find here, …
  • 13 Peak District Waterfalls & The Walks To Discover Them
    The Peak District is home to some of the most enchanting walks and hiking trails in the entire United Kingdom. So whether you want to hike through dense forest or traipse across open fields and farmland, there’s a path somewhere that can accommodate you. What really sets the area apart, however, is the waterfalls. There …

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