• RV transfer switch
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    The shoreline cord is what gets connected to your RV bringing in power to your distribution center. Older models have a J Box, which has a receptacle coming from the generator and another that goes to the distribution center. This requires you to have to go outside and plug in the generator every time you… Read more »

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  • RV Inverter Power Source Overview
    2:59

    Once connected to an outside power source the power coming into your unit is routed through RV electrical systems and distribution centers. The distribution center is where the fuses and circuit breakers are located and where the power is rerouted to the appliances and the converter for 12 volt electric sources. Though most are similar,… Read more »

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    If you’re looking to discover the correct technique for learning how to mount a TV in an RV, Dave Solberg knows an insider tip that will add one step to the process but also make the mount much more secure and leave you feeling more carefree. In teaching how to mount a TV in an… Read more »

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  • Electrical System Overview-007917f_T3147u_c
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    The comfortable life of living in an RV is made possible, in large part, by the electrical system that runs the interior. From the refrigerator and microwave that make your meals possible to the air conditioning that keeps out the summer heat, your comfort depends on having reliable power running through your system. This power… Read more »

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  • RV Battery Maintenance: Testing House Batteries
    3:14

    RV battery maintenance has just became easier! The 12-volt deep cycle battery or batteries of your house system must be properly charged to prolong their life and reduce sulfation. You can check not only the current state of charge in your house batteries but the charging system of your converter with a multi-meter. House batteries… Read more »

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  • RV Monitor Panel Overview
    3:55

    An RV Monitor Panel is the information center for most of the systems in your RV. It is generally located in an easy to read location such as the kitchen or hallway. Older models provide limited information on holding tank, freshwater tank, LP power and battery power levels. An older RV monitor panel may have… Read more »

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  • RV Power Converter Troubleshooting
    4:27

    Getting on the road in your rig can give you a sense of freedom, but having appliances that don’t work swap that freedom for a job that has to be done. Finding out why your refrigerator won’t stay cold or your microwave won’t heat is crucial for having a happy trip. When your RV appliances… Read more »

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  • RV Electrical Systems Overview: Distribution Center
    2:37

    Once connected to an outside power source the power coming into your unit is routed through RV electrical systems and distribution centers. The distribution center is where the fuses and circuit breakers are located and where the power is rerouted to the appliances and the converter for 12 volt electric sources. Though most are similar,… Read more »

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  • Using a 50 AMP RV Electrical System  
    2:57

    RV electrical systems bring power inside the unit from an outside source. This includes power being supplied by an onboard or portable generator. Your RV will have a power cord commonly referred to as a “shoreline” cord on the outside of the unit where you can easily connect the outside power source to your RV,… Read more »

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