Posted by Neville | Posted in Free Camping, Preparations | Posted on 05-07-2012
Tags: Battery, Free Camping, Power, Solar
The 12V Experience.
Our first experience of Free Camping, completely of the grid, has pointed out that for a reasonable stay we will have to find ways to make sure that we have power for all of those appliances that are essential.
I guess the first thing to consider is just what is essential and what are un-necessary luxuries.
Since we are living in the caravan full time, with the occasional house-sit, most of the appliances are necessary.
Currently we have both 12V DC and 240V AC powered appliances. The 240V ones are the Microwave, Washing Machine and Airconditioner. 240V power is also provided to the power points for things like the toaster, frying pan, grill, computer and modem. While free camping, at unpowered sites these are not useable. Read the rest of this entry »