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An RV Inverter: What Is It And How Do You Use It?

So you love RV travel and especially enjoy camping off the grid… but you ALSO love your modern electrical conveniences. You work on a computer. You like to use a coffee maker in the morning or a microwave to warm up something for dinner. Or it’s raining hard outside and binge-watching a few episodes of …

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Inverter Update, Auto Gen Start & ComBox. And We Have a Winner!

After installing our new Xantrex inverter/charger last summer, we promised to provide an update. Now with 6 months of flawless performance under our belts, we’re also sharing our AGS system and our ComBox, which is one of the coolest pieces of elec-tech ever! Not only can we set our generator to operate autonomously, but we …

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Xantrex Interview – Part II: The RVgeeks Hit The Road

Xantrex has just released the second video in their series about our 13+ years of experience as full-time RVers. This short video touches on some of the reasons we hit the road in the first place. We also visited Xantrex headquarters in Burnaby, BC, Canada recently, where we hosted a meet & greet on board …

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PRESS RELEASE: Xantrex Interviews The RVgeeks!

Xantrex recently interviewed us about our switch to their Freedom SW 3012 inverter/charger. They created the above video about it, plus you can read their companion article about us here. Our decision to replace our Magnum inverter/charger with a Xantrex unit was a long time in the making. We’d been having some minor glitchy behavior with …

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Inverter Upgrade: Xantrex 3000-watt Pure Sine Wave

Our RV’s original inverter/charger has been acting up a bit lately. So when Xantrex asked us if we’d be willing to test out one of their Freedom series Pure Sine Wave models, we said “Sure!” Since we’d had a trouble-free experience with a Xantrex inverter in our first RV, and they’re now included as standard …

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Special Guests: Gone with the Wynns – Inverters 101

An inverter is one of the greatest devices to have on an RV, allowing you to power your appliances when you’re camping “off the cord” (without hook-ups). A power inverter converts the 12-volt DC power in your RV’s batteries into standard 120-volt AC household current. But how many watts do you need and what’s the …

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