Automated Intelligence


By Dennis Brewer
February 23, 2015

  How to remotely control 120-volt AC circuits, lights and appliances in a motorhome using Z-Wave technologies   One of the features of today’s custom homes and high-end bus conversions is automation, or the ability to control just about anything from one place, even when you’re not actually... Read more »

A Better Shower


By Bob Livingston
February 20, 2015

  Ecocamel Jetstorm handheld wand conserves resources while providing a powerful, yet soft, spray of water   Taking a shower in a motorhome can be a less-than-invigorating experience. Most of the showerheads supplied by motorhome builders struggle to provide a stream of water strong enough... Read more »

Cold-Food Storage


By Kevin Livingston
January 29, 2015

  Dometic’s new CFX35 portable refrigerator/freezer keeps perishables safe in two temperature zones   All motorhomes have a refrigerator and freezer; some have two doors, some have four doors. The size of the refrigerator is definitely a selling point when choosing a motorhome as buyers... Read more »

Smoke-Free Fire Pit


By Kevin Livingston
January 29, 2015

  Campfires are always enjoyable, but not everyone likes the associated smoke — and some campgrounds prohibit wood-fueled fires. Campfire In A Can keeps the convivial ambiance alive while providing an approved means to sit around and enjoy a soothing flame — and it’s pretty warm, too. The... Read more »

Brake Time


By Ben Smith
December 23, 2014

  Installing the RVibrake2 auxiliary braking system, with a tire-pressure-monitoring feature, nets shorter stopping distances and greater confidence   There are a great number of RVers who want to take the comforts of home with them when they travel in a motorhome. Of course, these include... Read more »

Can You Hear Me Now?


by Bob Livingston
December 17, 2014

  SmoothTalker’s wireless and direct-connect radio-frequency amplifiers improve phone and data service, especially in fringe areas   There’s no denying that staying connected is an important factor when picking places to visit in your RV. Many times, RV parks are chosen because of Wi-Fi... Read more »

Steam Powered


By Kevin Livingston
November 21, 2014

  Compact, nesting cooking system from SteamVita uses boiling water to prepare great-tasting, healthy foods   Quite often, the kitchen is the place where friends and relatives gather. Let’s face it, we all love to eat and many times it’s even the main reason for gathering in the first... Read more »

Go With the Flow


October 29, 2014

Truck System Technologies, an established provider of tire-pressure monitoring systems, has introduced its state-of-the-art TST507 Flow Through System, which features a fill port that allows users to add or remove air without having to remove the sensors. This system monitors air pressure and temperature... Read more »

Patty O’Shade


by Owen Mitchell
August 27, 2014

  Dometic offers relief from the sun in a tidy package Along with warm weather comes the enjoyment of being outdoors and hanging out with family and friends. But it may also come with the challenge of staying cool in hot afternoons without retreating into an air-conditioned motorhome. When the... Read more »

Music by Bluetooth


by Bob Livingston
June 24, 2014

  Miccus Home RTX transmitter and receiver is a big hit with those wanting to control tunes from a wireless device Listening to music is a priority in our RV household. Much of our music collection has been stored on iPods since Apple introduced the very first one. Like most electronic geeks,... Read more »

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