How you connect your solar panels on your RV depends on many things. A common question is whether to connect them in a series or parrallel configuration. In this article I'll share some pros and cons of each setup and demonstrate on my solar panels what happens when you connect them both ways.
One way to make your RV feel and sound like home is to upgrade the audio and video components. If you've got an old TV or sound system in your RV, then what are you waiting for? We ditched our old tube TV and haven't looked back. Here are the TV and surround sound upgrades I've done.
How much more efficient are LED replacement bulbs compared to traditional incandescent bulbs. Here is a side by side power comparison. A second video demonstrates the nice bathroom replacement bulbs we chose that put out just the right light.
Each year RV manufacturers put their new new RVs on display under one roof in a city near you. We enjoy going to our local RV show just to get DIY ideas for improving our RV. Here are some highlights from our visit to the RV show here in Seattle.
Your choice of PWM versus MPPT solar charge controllers is critical if you plan to use a high voltage solar array. Choose the wrong type of controller and you may be missing out on a nice power boost. I'll show you why MPPT might be your best option.
There are several options available for towing a vehicle behind a motorhome. Each has its pros and cons. We enjoy having the the freedom and security of having our car along with us. This article covers it all from tips and towing techniques to equipment options.
We replaced the plastic shower head and shower faucet in our RV with new brushed nickel fixtures from Oxygenics and Dura Faucet. What we got was increased spray velocity even with low water pressure. In this video we compared the old shower head with the new to see which used more water.
To run AC powered equipment in your RV without shore power, you'll need to run your generator or install a power inverter. I installed a 2000 watt power inverter in my RV which allows me to plug into any outlet in my RV while boondocking. I'll show you how it all works here.