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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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  • Our Favorite Things To Do In Mendoza (That Aren’t All Drinking Wine)
    Plan for the perfect first visit to Mendoza with our epic list of the best things to do in Mendoza – the world’s capital of Malbec. In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to plan your visit to all the best things to do in Mendoza, Argentina. People come from all over the world …
  • The Complete Guide to Campervan Flooring Options
    You’ve finally made it through the bulk of your campervan conversion and on the home stretch! It’s probably been a long road for you to reach this goal, and now it’s time to get your flooring sorted. Your camper’s flooring consists of several different parts, starting with your van’s metal floor. It also includes a …
  • 6 Best Portable Propane Heaters for Inside Your RV
    Having a portable propane heater for inside your RV is key when it comes to your winter travels and those chilly nights on the road. Having the right one can really make or break your RVing experience when you need that extra warm and toasty feeling. But, of course, you always must factor in size, …
  • What Does An RV Inverter Do & Why Do I Need One In My Camper?
    If you’re planning on living in your camper full-time or even for a few weeks at a time and want the luxury of using your household appliances without the need to stay at campgrounds, you need an RV inverter. Most campervan conversions, motorhomes, and RVs include a battery bank for charging 12v DC devices.  But …
  • 5 Best 12 Volt TVs for RV Campers in 2022
    As full-time campers and avid RVers, we can tell you that one of the things we missed most about living in a house was not being able to relax in front of the TV. TV has been shown to help relieve stress, enhance our moods and even improve our immune system. But with all the …
  • 11 Best Campgrounds in New Hampshire for Your Van or RV
    Camping is one of those things that everyone wants to do! BUT, do you have what it takes to camp in a van or an RV? The Granite State has a lot to offer its visitors, especially when it comes to outdoor recreational activities and camping opportunities. So, if it’s your first time visiting, you …
  • 6 Best Portable Satellite Dishes for RVs in 2022 + A Complete Buying Guide
    Going camping or RVing used to mean getting completely off-grid for a few days. But with a growing number of us living off-grid for weeks or months on end – or even full-time, like us – we that’s fast becoming a thing solely for weekend warriors.  If you enjoy watching TV (and there are some …
  • 8 of the Best RV Wheel Chocks
    Every camper should have a good set of RV wheel chocks. They are extremely important for safety because they prevent your vehicle from rolling away, especially if you end up parking on an incline. Nothing is worse than seeing your rig rolling away down a hill, but thankfully, a simple tool like a wheel chock …
  • 6 Best RV TVs for 2022 + Complete Buying Guide
    If you’re in the market for a new RV TV, you’re in luck. We’ve compiled a list of the best RV TVs for 2022, as well as a complete buying guide to help you choose the perfect one for your needs.  Whether you’re looking for a small, budget-friendly option or a large screen that will …
  • 5 Best Texas, Piney Woods Campgrounds for RVers
    If you ever find yourself near the Piney Woods of Texas, it has some of the best camping spots in the whole state with lots of trees, rivers, lakes, and gorgeous scenery. The Piney Woods region is located in East Texas and is well-known for its thick pine forests, hence the name.  There is also …
  • 15 Best Places for Camping in the White Mountains National Forest
    For real campers, it’s an adventure. Many people DREAM of camping in the White Mountains National Forest. If you only get one shot to camp in this forest, which campground are you going to choose? For those of you planning a trip to the White Mountains National Forest, you’re in for a real adventure! The beauty …
  • Mendoza Wine Region: How To Plan The Perfect Wineries Visit(s)
    Argentina & Wine. Almost as perfect as Argentina and football, for Argentinians at least. The Mendoza wine region is the world’s capital of Malbec and the major tourist attraction. Here’s how to plan the perfect visit to Mendoza wineries!  Argentina is home to some of the best wines in the world. Mendoza wine region produces …

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