Comparison of the Different Types of Solar Charge Controllers for your RV

Share Solar charge controllers, or solar charge regulators are definitely as the name suggests voltage or current regulators, which keep batteries from overcharging, and also prevent generated current by solar panels from flowing back to the solar array. The solar charge controller mostly manages the current going to the batteries…

Continue reading

Fulltime RV Solar Panels Blacktop Boondocking

Looking at some different solar panel set ups. The panels on that Patriot Class A were really impressive! I think swiveling on the roof is the optimal set up.

Find your perfect RV on eBay!

We participate in the Amazon affiliate program, as well as the eBay affiliate program.

Nomad Plug Portable Solar Charger Test and Review

I donated on Indie GoGo to this family start up, and got this as a gift. Works well, charges my iPod completely in 1/2 – 1 hour. Small, storable, and versatile. One suggestion, more complete instructions, but this is the company start up package. Best of luck, Nomad Plug, I will be using this! Continue reading

We participate in the Amazon affiliate program, as well as the eBay affiliate program.

Bug Out RV Boondocking My Batteries Down on Solar

I’ve been boondocking for about a week, and the batteries were fully charged the whole time, till this morning, down to 1/4 all of a sudden! I ran the generator for maybe 45 minutes, and all is well again. I only have the one 90W panel hooked up.
Continue reading

We participate in the Amazon affiliate program, as well as the eBay affiliate program.

Harbor Freight Solar Panels to Portable Battery Pack

I know this is not the optimum solar set up, but the cheap Harbor Freights were up there anyways doing nothing, and this gets me something until I have the $500 or so for a 200W panel and two more 6V batteries. Continue reading

We participate in the Amazon affiliate program, as well as the eBay affiliate program.