🎄 Holiday Schedule 🎄Summer of 2023-2024As the holiday season approaches, we want to ensure that all our valued customers are aware of our operating hours during this festive period. Our schedule is designed to provide continued support while also allowing our team to...
Discover how to secure your Victron power systems in your motorhome. Learn to change the default Victron PIN, troubleshoot with PUK codes, and ensure uninterrupted power and safety on your travels.
Celebrate growth with us at Motorhome Solar! Explore our journey, innovations, & the bonds built with our valued community. Thanks for being part of our Kiwi success story!
We’re excited to announce Dave Jones as the winner of our Ultimate Off-Grid Adventure Bundle Draw at the Covi Motorhome and Caravan Show! A big thank you to everyone who participated and to R&J Batteries for sponsoring the Redmax PowerHub. Stay tuned to our updates for more insights and events on sustainable off-grid living solutions!
Experience the future of sustainable motorhome travel with Motorhome Solar at Mystery Creek’s NZMCA Motorhome Show 2023. Dive into solar innovations, get expert insights, and gear up for greener adventures!
Explore the latest on NZ’s electrical standards for motorhomes & caravans. Understand why the Australian AS-NZS 3000:2023 standard is not in effect in NZ, and how it impacts you. Stay informed.
Learn about the new Self-contained Motor Vehicle Legislation in New Zealand requiring fixed toilets in motorhomes and caravans. Motorhome Solar can help certify your vehicle, guiding you smoothly through this significant change.
Folding solar panels are evolving! Join Wayne Hunt as he uncovers cutting-edge advancements in efficiency and design.
Optimize your caravan or motorhome’s solar system with our essential maintenance and troubleshooting tips. Experience off-grid living at its best with Motorhome Solar.
Discover how RELiON batteries power Lee Asher’s animal rescues & adventures, offering insights for NZ’s RV & van life fans. Upgrade for reliable, eco-friendly power.
Read about Greg and Sandy Corbett’s journey to off-grid freedom in their 24-foot Jayco, powered by a custom Motorhome Solar solution that supports their work and leisure needs.
No more rainy day worries: Keith & Brenda’s ex-rental powered by Motorhome Solar for reliable off-grid living.
Learn how the team at Motorhome Solar helped Lloyd and Laura Jerome convert their courier van into a comfy off-grid camper with unhindered TV viewing, hot water, and heating. Get a free assessment of your vehicle and lifestyle requirements to design a customised solar system for your campervan setup. Contact Motorhome Solar for a no-obligation, lifestyle power assessment for your caravan or motorhome, in-person or remotely, anywhere in New Zealand.
Consider a lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery for your RV. With superior chemical & mechanical structure, they’re less prone to thermal runaway & more resistant to harsh conditions.
A comprehensive guide to using a MPPT Solar Controller and a case study detailing its importance and power in aiding the efficient use of solar energy. This is a real-life overview of high-quality solar system components and benefits
An inverter is a device that converts direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC). Modified sine wave inverters are less expensive than pure sine wave inverters, but they may not work well with some appliances.
This post about installing lithium batteries is primarily for DIY builders and installers. We have started to see people having a few performance issues with self-installed Lithium batteries.
As promised, here's the full rundown of what I discovered (and what I did to fix it!) while checking out the Muddy Manor (MM) solar and systems set up for Jane Morgan a couple of weekends ago in the sunny Hawkes Bay.There were five primary issues, and I've broken...
Many of our motorhomes have a lot of gear on the roof that can cause shading on some of our panels, which can reduce efficiency. Let’s take a look at the detail.
Batteries discharge and recharge over time, leading to power loss. Shunts allow for controlled electricity flow from one battery to another, preventing this issue.
If you’re looking to install solar panels on your motorhome, you’ll need to purchase an inverter. But what exactly is an inverter, and what should you look for?
“I wanted a cleaner look in the main battery box on the lithium bank, so gave my system an upgrade. Take a look at what I did and the outcome.”
Wayne shares his research on Lithium batteries for motorhomes in NZ, to help to clarify an area of misinformation and huge price variances.