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How Much Solar Do I Need on My RV?

Having four big solar panels attached to the roof of our trailer attracts a bit of attention when we pull into most campgrounds. It is not uncommon for a new…
DIY, Gear, Lifestyle

Solar-Power Survival in Yosemite

Off-the-grid lessons learned from one family’s DIY solar install Last fall, our family embarked on a journey across the United States in our 30-foot Winnebago travel trailer. We knew our…

Unplugged: RV Solar Systems

Harnessing the sun with solar panels keeps the power flowing when hookups are not available Did you know that an area the size of a 32-foot travel trailer’s roof receives…

Solar Charged: Victron System from AM Solar

Keeping batteries charged while dry camping can be a challenge unless an AC generator is powered up. A smart alternative is a Victron Complete Charger System from AM Solar, which…
New Gear

PulseTech Solar Panels Save Your RV Batteries

To help keep batteries from discharging when in storage, PulseTech Products introduces its SolarPulse Temporary Solar Charger Maintainer for 12-volt batteries. The new SP-5 OTR 5-watt system utilizes a simple,…
Motorhome News, New Gear

Zebra Power

  One of the biggest headaches faced by RVers is keeping the house batteries charged when stored or parked in primitive locations. With the SunSparks Solar Charging System by Zebra…
RV Living

Sun Power

While motorhomes are reasonably well equipped for dry camping – boondocking, as it’s often called – many come up short of 12-volt DC reserve power except in limited use. The…

Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Solar Generator

Billed as an alternative to gasoline or LP-powered generators, the Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Solar Generator provides AC, DC and USB power using internal components and solar panels for recharging. The…