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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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    Are you looking for things to do in Essaouira? Morocco’s windy city has a laidback vibe, but you can easily fill a few days here. In this guide, you’ll find everything you need to plan your visit. It includes the best things to do in Essaouira, advice on where to stay, and essential travel tips. …
  • Inverter Calculator | What Size Inverter Do You Need In Your Campervan Conversion?
    This inverter calculator will help you correctly size your inverter for the daily load of your AC appliances in your camper. It’s simple and straightforward to use. However, we’ve included a section below to answer some questions you may have. This calculator forms part of our camper solar setup series and the broader subject of …
  • The Best Portable 12 Volt Refrigerator For Campervans & Vanlife In 2022 + Complete Buying Guide
    Fancy a cold one while you’re on your travels? But what’s the best way to keep your drinks cold when you’re on the road? That’s where a 12 volt refrigerator comes in. 12 volt refrigerators are becoming increasingly popular among RVers and vanlifers, as they offer several advantages over RV fridges. For one, 12v fridges …
  • 5 Best RV Refrigerator Options For Campers, Travel Trailers & Motorhomes + Definitive Buying Guide
    We’ve got detailed reviews and comparisons of 5 of the best RV refrigerator models. Plus, we’ll help you figure out what type of RV fridge is best for you. We’ve even included a comprehensive buyer’s guide. So if you’re looking for a new refrigerator for your RV, you’re in the right place! RV refrigerators are …
  • The Pros & Cons Of An RV Outdoor Shower & Why We’d Never Travel Without One
    Are you considering an RV outdoor shower but not sure it’s worth it? Keep reading our complete guide to help decide if an outside shower is suitable for your camper. Spoiler alert – it probably will be. We’re all familiar with the scenario. We’ve been hiking all day, muddy and sweaty, and the dog is …
  • 5 Best Diesel Heaters for Van Conversions, Campervans & RVs | A Buyer’s Guide
    Looking for the best diesel heater for van conversions, RVs, or campervans? We’ve got you covered! This guide will show you everything you need to know about diesel air heaters and help you choose the best one for your needs. Living in a camper during the cold winter would be unbearable without a way to keep …
  • Bluetti Portable Power Stations Review – Are They Any Good?
    Bluetti began its journey in 2019 in Walnut, California, with just two products: their EB150 and EB240. They have expanded their product range significantly to cover a wide spectrum of power station users in just three years.  Below is the range of products that Bluetti currently offers: Bluetti AC series – High-end segment power stations …
  • Best Electric RV Awning In 2022 (Reviews and Comparison)
    Let’s dive right into these reviews, shall we? This is a list of the best electric RV awnings available. There are five of them here, each bringing something slightly different to the table. Do bear in mind that some of these options are not directly comparable, so make sure that you read through all the …
  • Ultimate Guide To Campervan Wiring For Conversions: How To Wire A Campervan Electrical System
    This is the ultimate guide to campervan wiring. With this guide, you can wire your camper like a pro. You’ll have everything you need to know about campervan wiring, from the basics all the way up to more advanced concepts. Ready? A campervan electrical system is a lifeline to van living. With the proper setup, …
  • 9 Best Drive Away Awning for Campervans, Motorhomes & Car Camping
    The best drive away awnings provide extra space when camping in a smaller campervan, motorhome, or car. This guide will help you find the perfect awning for your needs. Drive away awnings are a handy way of expanding your space, especially when driving a smaller campervan or car camping. They give you more room to …
  • The Best RV Ice Makers for Your Next Road Trip
    Are you tired of lugging bags of ice from the store every time you want to fill up your cooler or freezer? If so, then a portable RV ice maker might be a good investment for you.  Portable ice makers are small, compact units that can fit on your countertop or be stored away in …
  • 5 Best RV Sewer Hose Support Options & Everything You Need To Know
    This guide will help you find the best RV sewer hose support for your rig & provide all the information you need to empty your poop more efficiently. Dumping your black water tank with the help of an RV sewer hose support makes for a cleaner, hassle-free experience. If you’ve ever dumped your RV’s black …

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