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RVelectricity™ – What is this mystery amperage draw?

Dear Readers, I just had an RVelectricity group reader ask about what appeared to be a mysterious current draw of 20 to 40 amps on...

RVelectricity™ Newsletter Issue 41

Issue 41 • December 2, 2021 Brought to you as a public service by RVtravel.com. Support comes from our sponsors, advertisers and the contributions of readers,...

RVelectricity™ Newsletter Q and A’s: Lithium batteries; Campground pedestals

The following are a couple of questions from my new RVelectricity™ Forum on RVtravel.com. These are regarding lithium battery charging and what to do...

Mike’s Gadgets – The Jackery 1500 Portable Power Pack

Mike's gadgets! The Jackery 1500 with 400 watts of solar panels Now, I don't often wax poetic about a new piece of gear, but the latest...

RVelectricity™ – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): How much energy does it take to make pork and sauerkraut in a slow cooker?

Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie who's never...

RVelectricity™ – A deadly “RV hot-skin condition” can spread to other RVs

Dear Readers, Time for a reminder about a miswiring condition I first discovered some 50 years ago, and then found in campgrounds around 10 years...

RVelectricity™ – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): My most memorable Thanksgiving meal, in 1971

Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie who's never...

RVelectricity™ – Dear Santa, I really want/need a surge protector…

RVelectricity™ News: My RVelectricity™ forum is now up and running. So if you want to ask me questions about Surge Protectors or get a preview...

RVelectricity™ – Just Ask Mike (J.A.M.): Solar battery packs: The best way to use cell phone in emergency; Jackery update

Welcome to my J.A.M. (Just Ask Mike) Session, a weekly column where I answer your basic electrical questions. If you're a newbie who's never...

RVelectricity™ – Do “Solar Generators” really work?

Dear Readers, As you may know, I wasn't enamored with the marketing hype of the so called "Solar Generators" last year. In fact, I was...