Optimizing Your RV Battery Investment Most savvy RVers use checklists to prepare for their road trips and camping adventures. There’s even an app for it! However, too often, campers and boondockers don’t check the condition of their RV batteries before heading out. And battery failure can lead to major headaches when you’re parked literally in

GP-MPPT-40 Solar Controller Dip Switch Positions   This video will show you the different positions of the Dip Switch on the MPPT 40 amp Solar Controller and what their configurations mean.  

In this 6-part series, we explain everything you need to know about RV Solar and how it works!   Part 1 – Confused by wattage, voltage, amperage, battery banks, and wiring size? Then this is for you. How is your RV solar system like the fuel system in your car? It helps to think of

Solar for RV – What You Need to Know A well-designed RV solar solution built with quality components will provide you with the ultimate flexibility for going off grid and should give you years of trouble-free service. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing your solar set-up: Understand your current and

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

How to Choose a Solar Kit or System The trick to understanding a solar set-up is to first identify the kind of RVing you like to do and second, understand how much power is required to maintain that lifestyle.  For example, do you enjoy watching TV or running a microwave, and if so, how many