Dave Solberg

Running 12 Volt Appliances on Generator While Boondocking

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When boondocking in your RV, there are a number of 12 volt appliances that you might use that require power supply from a generator. It’s important to factor each of these appliances into your plans, so you know you have enough juice for the trip. Our expert RV repair and maintenance guide Dave Solberg teaches you about each of these appliances, from makeup lights and powered vents in the bathroom to LP-fueled appliances in the kitchen. Consider the power they’ll draw, and keep the total in mind when making plans for your next boondocking adventure!

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3 Responses to “Running 12 Volt Appliances on Generator While Boondocking”


    I need to run a Cpap with humidifier all night Need to replace my batteries-2 original in motor home. They won’t last thru night anymore. Any recommendations?

  2. Dennis M Arinello

    would have liked for you to discuss how exactly to calculate some of the appliances you mentioned against the life of the batteries while boondocking.

  3. Stan Hume

    You forgot to mention the furnace.

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