Category: Technology & Camping

RV Inverter/Charger Basics

Motorized RVs come equipped with either a battery charger/converter or a battery charger/inverter. The converter basically charges the house battery bank, which supplies 12-volt DC (direct current) to the coach. Of course, this only happens providing the charger is plugged into a 120-volt AC (alternating current) shore power source. If no shore power is available, the

Tech Tips: Hose Close

To keep the RV’s cabinet doors closed in case the standard door-catches fail while on the road, we use a 6-inch length of 1⁄2-inch inside-diameter clear plastic hose (from the hardware store) and slip the hose between the handles. Do not use black hose, as it will leave marks on the cabinets. William Bouma, Wildwood,

How Many TV’s Do You Need In A Motorhome?

With large class A motor coaches today, bigger always appears better, as is more. Nothing mirrors this more than the televisions that can be found on most. One, or possibly two CRT TV’s were in demand fifteen or twenty years ago. Usually a 19” to 26” in the living room, with a 17” or so