In the past few decades, advanced technology has dramatically altered the way we find amusement as we travel the country by RV. From crisper digital RV TVs to decked-out entertainment systems, manufacturers are constantly releasing new RV appliances and RV electronics that make life on the road more comfortable and enjoyable.
Maybe you need to distract fussy children with calming music, or perhaps you just want to catch the big game—whatever your reason, we can help you install and upgrade the most essential RV electronics on your rig. In this tutorial series, we teach you the expert tips and techniques necessary to set up your RV appliances.
With step-by-step walkthroughs from RVing master Dave Solberg, you’ll learn to complete a range of RV electronics installation and improvement projects. He’ll show you how to mount and wire an RV TV satellite, strip wires, convert your RV lights to brighter LEDs and get the most out of your RV TV antenna.
If you’re unsure how to hook up any RV electronics on your rig, we guarantee Dave’s got the answers. Follow along as he shows you the simple tips and techniques you need to install and maintain the electrical RV appliances you rely on to make each trip memorable!
Like any component on an RV, the Accu-Slide cable slide room is liable to wear down and require maintenance after repeated uses, especially when it comes to the cables that retract and extend the unit. If you notice that your slide room doesn’t seem to pull tightly into the wall or push all the way… Read more »Watch Now >>
Despite what the forums might say about standard RV battery life being only 2 to 3 years, your on-board, deep cycle batteries should have the capability to last you between 5 and 7 years. That is, if you take proper care of your battery and complete regular maintenance to combat invasive sulfation. There are a… Read more »Watch Now >>
When conducting electrical work on your RV, it is important to know how to strip a wire and the different connectors available for splicing electrical wires together. With a few simple steps, you can properly strip and terminate wires using a butt splice. Using a butt splice is the same as an eye splice or… Read more »Watch Now >>
If you’re like us, you feel better having the option to watch TV when you’re out on the road. Having weather and traffic updates is crucial for certain parts of the country, and you never know when you’ll be traveling during a big game. Depending on how much you use your TV antenna for RV… Read more »Watch Now >>
There are a variety of satellite receiver options when RVing. Some are permanent structures attached to the top of the rig, while others have to be cranked up to receive a signal. Lucky for us, with so many new advances in technology and the making of devices more portable, we are now able to take… Read more »Watch Now >>
Some RV owners like to go through and upgrade all of their motor home lights with LED lights. If you are finding that the wall lamps in the RV have bad sockets or are loose and flickering, it might be time to considering upgrading to new 12 volt RV wall lights. It is simple to… Read more »Watch Now >>
When traveling, sometimes what you want to watch on television is not what the kids, your husband or wife or other travel companions want to watch. Because of this, your RV entertainment center offers you the ability to control what signals are fed into the two different parts of the RV – the front and… Read more »Watch Now >>
One of the best things about living the RV lifestyle is the beautiful scenery you’ll enjoy right outside your front door. Anything gets old after enough time has passed, though, and that includes even beautiful natural vistas. Sooner or later you’re going to want to enjoy your favorite television shows just for a change of… Read more »Watch Now >>
For years, RV manufacturers built boxes above the front of the cabin to house television sets. Most sets were thicker from front to back than they were from side to side, so they had to sit flush in a dedicated box, aimed straight toward the back of the rig. If you wanted to sit at… Read more »Watch Now >>