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Motorhome Battery Systems

Improving 12-volt DC systems using the latest technology can dramatically extend off-grid livability One of the primary benefits of owning a motorhome is the ability to travel to out-of-the-way places…

State-of-the-Art Battery Management from REDARC

Whether you’re heading off on a day trip or a long adventure off-grid, chances are you’ll need some form of dual battery system. No matter what your charging requirements are,…

Dometic PLB40 Portable Lithium Battery

Perfect for off-grid camping, the Dometic PLB40 lithium battery was designed to run 12-volt DC appliances — specifically, Dometic’s line of CFX mobile compressor coolers. The compact 40-Ah battery can…

Power Source

  Batteries are the lifeline of any motorhome, and proper care and maintenance will keep appliances and accessories running for a long time Since the beginning of modern RVing, the…
Motorhome News, New Gear

Battery Maintenance

  Topping up your battery’s cells with water is a necessary part of RV maintenance procedures and the HydroLink Watering System from Trojan Battery Company can simplify that sometimes-messy chore,…

Powermania Turbo M430 onboard battery charger

Powermania’s Turbo M430 onboard battery charger is waterproof and can charge up to four 12-volt batteries at one time. The battery charger is available prewired with four DC output cables…
Quick Tips

Better Battery Access

Our house battery is in a vented battery box located in a storage area under the couch. Accessing the battery requires removing a dozen screws, some of which are difficult…
Tech Q&A: Motorhome Magazine

Bubbling Battery

This is in regard to “Battery Exploded” from Bobby Ratliff in the September 2012 issue. Your reply stated, “Weak or old batteries, particularly with faulty cells, tend to outgas even…
Tech Q&A: Motorhome Magazine

Dinghy Battery Tip Two

This is in regard to “Dinghy Battery Tip” in the December 2012 issue. I have a 1995 Bounder that was having a moderate drain caused by various components when I…
DIY, Tech Q&A: Trailerlife Magazine

Battery Drawdown

Q: I have a 2009 Skyline Malibu 24-foot travel trailer and have been careful not to leave the shorepower connected for more than four days at a time for fear…