BY Christopher Gardner—BioLite Energy has made a headlamp that offers almost all of the advantages one would want in a headlamp, while also doing good for the world. Let’s look in turn at the lamp as wearable tech, then as a valuable part of your toolbox, exercise routine, and camping gear.Continue reading #PRODUCT/REVIEW: The Rechargeable BioLite HeadLamp 325
#SPONSORED/PRODUCT: The Most Powerful RV Cell Signal Booster on the Market
“The Destination RV is the obvious choice for anyone that’s looking to ensure strong cell signal on any cellular-connected device, no matter where ‘home’ is that month“, according to Wilson Electronics’ CEO Bruce Lancaster.Continue reading #SPONSORED/PRODUCT: The Most Powerful RV Cell Signal Booster on the Market
#PRODUCT/REVIEW: Using the BioLite BaseCharge 1500 Solar Generator
BY Marco Kathuria—The BioLite BaseCharge 1500 is a portable power station that can be used to charge a variety of devices, including laptops, phones, and cameras. It has a capacity of 1521 watt-hours and can be charged using a variety of methods, including solar panels, a wall outlet, or a car outlet.Continue reading #PRODUCT/REVIEW: Using the BioLite BaseCharge 1500 Solar Generator
#NEWBIE/TIPS: How Do I Determine What Generator Load is Right for my 30 Amp RV?
By Scott Rivers—What size generator is appropriate for a 30 amp RV? When it comes to buying a generator for an RV, you have to think about the size of your motorhome, what kind of appliances you have on board, and how much time you plan to spend in the trailer.Continue reading #NEWBIE/TIPS: How Do I Determine What Generator Load is Right for my 30 Amp RV?
#PRODUCT/REVIEW: A Monitoring System for Multiple RV Battery Banks
BY Marco Kathuria—The Philippi Battery Monitor BLS is a compact battery monitor for battery systems consisting of a 12/24 V starter battery and one or more 12/24 V house batteries connected in parallel. The 2.4″ TFT touch screen displays the current charging state of the entire battery system at a glance in our 1973 GMC Motorhome.Continue reading #PRODUCT/REVIEW: A Monitoring System for Multiple RV Battery Banks
#PRODUCT/REVIEW: OPT7 Aura Pro Interior LED Lighting Kit Video
BY Marco Kathuria—I installed the standard kit in our 1973 GMC Motorhome a few years ago with the intention of having a system that provided footwell lighting that was both dimmable and also offered a full spectrum of colours to choose from. I recently added another four LED light strips to the setup after it became clear that light strips along the side windows were needed to complete the subtle constant glow effect.Continue reading #PRODUCT/REVIEW: OPT7 Aura Pro Interior LED Lighting Kit Video
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#ELECTRIC/EVNEWS: Battery Material Plant will Feed GM’s North American EV Supply Chain
BY Bengt Halvorson—In order to produce affordable electric vehicles at scale, automakers need to both drive down battery costs and secure a stable supply of critical materials. For General Motors and its Ultium Cells LLC joint-venture battery plants with LG Energy Solution, that will be aided by plans to form a joint venture between the automaker and South Korea’s Posco Chemical.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/EVNEWS: Battery Material Plant will Feed GM’s North American EV Supply Chain
#REHAB/RANCH: Get Rid of Your “Stinky Slinky” and Replace it with a Macerator
BY Jim Bounds—In this video, I take you through the basic setup of a macerator system on a GMC Motorhome—this system is good for most ANY RV!—and why you should consider switching to this clean and efficient means of dumping the contents of your black and gray tanks.Continue reading #REHAB/RANCH: Get Rid of Your “Stinky Slinky” and Replace it with a Macerator
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#ELECTRIC/EVSE: KOA Announces Plans For Camper-Friendly EV Charging At Campgrounds Across North America
BY Kampgrounds of America—At their annual Convention, Kampgrounds of America (KOA) announced a program to implement Level 2 EV Chargers designed by Jamestown Advanced Products at select campground locations across the United States and Canada.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/EVSE: KOA Announces Plans For Camper-Friendly EV Charging At Campgrounds Across North America
#BLACK/FRIDAY: $200-$300 off Bluetti EB240 2400Wh/1000W Portable Power Station
PROMOTION—Apply the additional $100 coupon available to Amazon Prime Members on Amazon.com for a final price of $1399.00 (as of November 29, 2021).Continue reading #BLACK/FRIDAY: $200-$300 off Bluetti EB240 2400Wh/1000W Portable Power Station
#GENERATOR/SOLAR: Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station
ADVERTISEMENT: The Jackery Explorer 1000 is one of the most powerful portable power stations. With a 1002Wh capacity, it can supply 1000W of power (2000W surge power) using multiple output ports. Thus, it meets the power supply needs of most higher-power electrical appliances.Continue reading #GENERATOR/SOLAR: Jackery Explorer 1000 Portable Power Station
#ADVERTISER/COUPON: 12% Off the BougeRV 180W Solar Panel
#ELECTRIC/CAMPER: The First Electric Camper Van Is around the Corner
BY JAY RAMEY: LEVC’s take on a European-style camper van, once represented here by the Volkswagen Westfalia and its descendants, is the VN5 e-Camper. The London Electric Vehicle Company revealed renderings of what such a model could look like after partnering with camping vehicle specialist Wellhouse Leisure, and it’s headed into production at the end of 2021.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/CAMPER: The First Electric Camper Van Is around the Corner
#PRODUCT/INFO: WeBoost’s Insights into Remote Learning & Online Access
In an effort to keep students safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, schools and universities across the nation have closed their doors and turned to distance learning. Unfortunately, this universal implementation of the remote learning model hasn’t been an easy transition for students, parents, or teachers. Uncertainty looms as these institutions are unsure when they will be able to return to a traditional education environment.Continue reading #PRODUCT/INFO: WeBoost’s Insights into Remote Learning & Online Access
#REHAB/RANCH: The Alternator Light Circuit in a 1973-1978 GMC Motorhome.
I know its hard to believe but there was a flaw in the chassis circuit wiring in our coach. I say flaw, actually every GM vehicle of the era was wired exactly the same so I’m not sure exactly why our coaches are more susceptible to this problem but it looks like they do.Continue reading #REHAB/RANCH: The Alternator Light Circuit in a 1973-1978 GMC Motorhome.