Category: Electrics

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12v Van PC – Video

The final part for the Van PC arrived last week so I decided to bench test the whole system, from a 12v battery, in my office before installing it all in the van. I’ve...

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Internet Access From A Motorhome

The Next problem to solve is internet access. this is crucial to me if I’m to work while away in the van. Actually, internet access from a van wasn’t as difficult a problem to...

New 12v Electrics – Total Charging Solution 38

New 12v Electrics – Total Charging Solution

I’ve been struggling with 12v electrics right from the start of planning my camper conversion. This is the final system that’s being installed. The problem was my knowledge of 12v electrics was close to...

The Jump Start System 4

The Jump Start System

I had a lot of problems when I bought the van with the battery going flat overnight and wanted an emergency jump start system. When I first bought the van it had a lot...

Batteries 4

Batteries

Because of running a PC in my van I need a fair amount of battery power. After quite a bit of thought I decided to go for four 100ah batteries. My calculations for working...

Control Panel 2

Control Panel

I looked around to see what was available in the way of control panels but couldn’t find anything that I liked. Time to make my own. What I wanted was a central point that...

The Van PC 1

The Van PC

As I mentioned in an earlier post my plan is to build a camper van that I can also work from. I work online so to be able to work from the beach I...

Fitting Reversing Cameras 6

Fitting Reversing Cameras

Once the van was all cleaned up I decided my first job would be fitting reversing cameras. After doing some research I settled on a kit from Ebay that had 2 cameras and a...