RV Solar 101: Charge Controllers (Part 4) The solar charge controller is a critical component in your RV solar system. The controller maintains the life of the battery by preventing overcharging. When your batteries are low, the controller provides a full flow of current from your solar panels to replenish your battery banks. When your

RV Solar 101: Batteries (Part 3) Mobile power systems are only as good as the batteries that hold the power. RVs typically use deep cycle, valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries that can be regularly discharged and recharged. There are two types of VRLA batteries—  gel and absorbed glass mat (AGM)—with the latter being more popular. AGM

RV Solar 101: Solar Panels How they work. Solar panels are made up of individual solar cells that convert sunlight into energy. That energy comes in the form of direct current (DC) electricity, which is used to charge and replenish your RV’s batteries. Typically, several panels are joined together, creating a ‘solar array.’ What to

How To Replace a Pre-Installed Inverter Charger With the IC Series Inverter Charger So you think removing your old inverter charger and installing the IC Series inverter charger is difficult? Think again! Sean steps you through the upgrade process here. Watch the video:

Installing the Temp Sensor With Your IC Series Inverter Charger Your battery temperature sensor is an important safety feature, and easy to install and connect with your inverter charger. Sean shows you how here. Watch the video:

Properly Starting an Inverter Charger Is this thing on?! Have you installed and configured your IC Series inverter charger and now you’re ready to start it up? Sean walks you through the proper start-up procedure using the ICR-50 remote and touches on a few ‘dos and don’ts’. Watch the video:

How to Set the Battery Type on and Inverter Charger In this final video on configuring your inverter charger using the ICR-50 remote, Sean takes you through how to set your battery type.

What is an inverter? An inverter takes 12-volt DC power from your RV batteries or solar system and converts it to 120-volt AC to power your standard appliances. Modified Sine Wave versus Pure Sine Wave Inverters Modified sine wave inverters are older technology and generally less expensive. They can be used for many standard appliances

US Residents Could Receive Tax Rebates on Solar Power Solutions For RV Disclaimer: the solar tax credit information listed is valid only for US residents, and is generally valid for RV’s that have been deemed as a second home for tax purposes, you should consult your account or tax advisor to confirm you qualify. Learn

How RV Solar Works Solar power lets you take your RV off-grid and still use your refrigerator, lights and other appliances. The best part? It’s cost-effective, environmentally friendly, and requires little maintenance – but how does it work? In this guide, we will explain how RV solar works, and the components to a complete solar