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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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Van Life Tips & Tricks

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  • Solar Panel Mounting Ideas For Your RV
    Over the last decade, solar panels have become more efficient and cheaper. Installing solar panels on your RV today is a beautiful idea. It adds to your ability to go off-grid and makes you more sustainable and reduces the noise and air pollution that gasoline-based generators bring with them. But if there is one thing …
  • 13 Printable RV Checklists for Beginners: Camping, Packing & More
    If you’re new to RV camping, it’s essential to be prepared for every possible situation. So we’ve put together this printable RV camping checklist to help make your first time a success! Having an RV checklist can help you ensure that you have everything you need so that you don’t forget anything important. As a …
  • 99 Camping Food Ideas That Need No Refrigeration & Recipes To Try In Your RV
    If you’re looking for some camping food ideas that don’t require refrigeration, you’ve come to the right place! While it may seem like a challenge to find snacks and meals that don’t need to be kept cool, quite a few options are actually available. With a little bit of creativity, you can quickly put together …
  • 11 Simple Tips For Cooking In An RV Without Going Crazy
    Cooking in an RV can be a challenge. You’re often dealing with limited counter space, so meal planning and prep have to be efficient. Storage space is also at a premium, so you have to be more mindful of what ingredients and tools you bring. The number of cooking options might be limited as well. …
  • RV Cooking: Everything You Need To Know About Cooking In An RV
    RV cooking can be challenging, especially for novice RVers who are just getting started. Without a fully equipped kitchen at our disposal and limited counter space, things can quickly go awry in the RV. That’s why it’s essential to plan ahead and be organized when it comes to RV cooking.  One of the best ways …
  • Best RV Battery for Dry Camping & Boondocking in 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    If you’re an RV traveler who likes to camp in remote areas, you know the importance of having a reliable battery bank. Many RV travelers are looking for the best batteries for dry camping and boondocking. There are a lot of options out there, and it can be tough to decide which battery is right …
  • 24 Crockpot Camping Meals To Easily Make In Your RV Camper
    If you love RVing but don’t love spending hours over a hot stove, these Crockpot camping meals are the perfect solution. With some advance planning, you can easily make delicious and nutritious meals that will leave you more time to enjoy the great outdoors. Slow cookers are ideal for RVs, van life, and camping because …
  • Best RV Leveling System in 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    Leveling your RV is extremely important, but many van lifers try to make do with wood blocks or stones instead of doing it right. This article will look at some of the best RV leveling systems to perfectly level your RV.  We will also explain why you need leveling blocks, the various types of blocks, …
  • 17 RV Trash Can Ideas
    RV trash cans tend to be overlooked when thinking about furnishing your camper. But finding a waste system that works for you prevents so much stress (and mess). If you don’t want to deal with your RV trash cans rolling around or loose bags everywhere, take a few minutes to find a waste bin for …
  • 25 Easy RV Meals for an Affordable and Nutritious Dinner
    An RV camping trip isn’t complete without eating a delicious meal while enjoying the scenery around you. However, preparing food in an RV is no easy task.  Before leaving for your trip, you need to prepare your recipes and ingredients. You’ll want to pick easy RV cooking recipes that are compatible with your RV kitchen, …
  • Best RV Patio Mat In 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    If you want to prevent nature from moving into your RV, look for a good patio mat. These work as a buffer to prevent dirt or debris from tracking into your home, and they create a nice visual space for outdoor living areas. Patio mats come in many sizes, patterns, materials, and weights. We layout …
  • Fastest Way to Cool RV Refrigerator
    Finding the fastest ways to cool your RV refrigerator can help you get on the road faster while keeping your food at a safe temperature. The fastest ways to cool an RV refrigerator are: Cooling it while empty Using bags of ice Utilizing a fridge fan Beyond cooling your RV refrigerator quickly, you should also …

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