Wire Size Guide Chart

When installing DC powered appliances and accessories it’s important to use the proper size wire. The size of wire required for a given task depends on the voltage being used, the amount of amps required and also the distance that power is being transmitted. Don’t worry, calculating the wire size is made easy with the wire size guides below. We have a chart for 12-volt, 24-volt, 36-volt, 48-volt and 72-volt applications. Wire size by gauge, ampers draw and maximum feet of wire. Continue reading “Wire Size Guide Chart”

Heaters Powered by Your 12-Volt Lighter Socket

Heaters powered by the 12 volt lighter socket or 12 volt accessory outlet in your vehicle can really come in handy when the factory heater stops working. The trouble is that there’s a limited amount of power available from the lighter socket in any vehicle. Everybody knows that it takes a good amount of power (AC or DC) to generate a reasonable amount of heat. This is of course why most homes don’t use electric heat. Continue reading “Heaters Powered by Your 12-Volt Lighter Socket”

12Volt TV Audio Quality & Settings

If you’ve purchased a new 12-volt television for your truck or RV and are having trouble with the audio there are a few simple steps that can help clear things up a bit.

Some folks don’t care for the factory audio settings on new TV’s. The description of the audio symptoms are normally “sounds like the TV’s in a tin can” or “volume isn’t quite loud enough”.

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A Jensen 12 Volt RV TV Nicely Replaces The Original Doghouse TV

Replacing an old RV TV may be easier and less expensive than you might have anticipated. 12 Volt RV TV by JensenSince the 12 volt CRT television has for the most part gone away, the first thing you should consider is how to mount a new Flat Screen 12 Volt TV.

Though wall mounting a flat screen RV TV in your motorhome is not necessary, it is highly recommended that you do so that the TV is properly secured.

Installing a new television in the doghouse location is fairly easy and can usually be completed in just a couple of hours. This is carried out by first removing the original television.

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Solar Battery Maintainer ~ Mounting & Operating the SP-200

Assembly and mounting instructions.
Remove all cords wraps and uncoil the cables prior to using the solar battery maintainer.

To mount the solar battery maintainer (in a dry location off the ground):
• Using the solar panel as a template (guide), mark the location of the four pre-molded mounting holes on a secure, flat surface.
• If necessary, drill four 7/64” (0.109) dia. Pilot holes.
• Mount the solar panel using the four stainless steel screws provided.
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