How Do I Charge My RV Battery?

RV batteries can be charged in numerous different ways. If you’re unfamiliar with RV battery charger systems and want to get the best charge for your battery, you’re in luck. Our team of experts will share how to best charge your RV batteries. How Do I Charge My RV Battery? …

How to Calculate and Compare Watt Hours to Amp Hours

Discussing electricity can become a charged topic in RV and boat circles. But many campers and boaters are adding solar solutions to and upgrading their electrical systems, so possessing a basic understanding of measuring currents, energy, and storage can be helpful. Let’s see if we can break down a few barriers…

Battery Sizes Explained: Choosing the Right Size For Your System And Use

It’s no secret that the batteries you put in your TV remote are not the same as the battery under the hood of your car. Your application typically determines the battery size you need, and in some cases, you may have multiple choices that will work. Today we’re going to…

What’s The Difference Between Wiring Solar Panels in Series or Parallel?

When wiring multiple solar panels together in a system, you have two choices: series and parallel. Determining whether you wire your solar panels in series or parallel mainly depends on your application. Let’s examine the differences and when each method is best. What’s the Difference? Solar Panels: Series or Parallel…

The Major Components of an Off-Grid Solar System

There’s been a tremendous boom in off-grid solar systems in recent years. The off-grid solar sector is a whopping $1.75 billion annual market with over 420 million users. This industry shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.  Whether people are looking to eliminate their power bill or avoid weather…

What Is Voltage Drop and How To Calculate It

Whether you’re designing a 120-volt electrical system for your house or a 12-volt system for your RV, it’s critical to understand what voltage drop is and how to calculate it. Correctly calculating the voltage drop in your system will help keep you safe and make sure all of your electronics…

What Is A Lithium-Ion Battery?

Lithium-ion batteries provide many advantages to those who make the upgrade. Everyone wants the longest-lasting and fastest-charging battery available. There has been incredible growth in the lithium-ion battery industry globally, and consumers are the benefactors. Today we’ll look at what a lithium-ion battery is and how this new battery technology…

What’s The Difference Between Wiring Batteries in Series Vs. Parallel?

Understanding the difference between wiring batteries in series vs. parallel is critical if you have a multiple battery system. How you connect your batteries will determine how they perform in different applications. Let’s look closer at how to wire batteries in series vs. parallel and when each method is appropriate. …

What Is An MPPT Charge Controller?

The most basic functionality of a solar power system is solar panels collecting energy from the sun and storing it in batteries so that you can use it whenever you’d like. However, you can’t simply connect your solar panels directly to your batteries and expect them to charge. To get…