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Inverter installation in our Sprinter van

One of the best things about my work is that I can take it on the road. In order to do that (and be productive) I need two things: 1) reliable internet and 2)  power to keep my MacBook Pro computer charged. I’ll save a post about reliable internet for another day as that is a big topic with no easy answers, but keeping my MacBook Pro charged is done with an inverter. This post dives into how I installed a 1500W inverter in our Sprinter van.

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Installing 200W of Renogy solar panels on our Sprinter Van

Sprinter van in Death Valley National park

This is going to be a pretty massive post covering a significant upgrade to our electric system. Specifically we will go over exactly how we installed  200W of Renogy solar panels on our Sprinter van by tapping into our existing electrical system. While we also installed an inverter during the same time, I’ll save that post for another day as it is a whole different beast. 

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Dry run with our solar hot water system and privacy curtain

Sprinter van rear door privacy curtain

We recently took our van out on a day trip to Upper Klamath Lake in Oregon to do some birding and adventuring. This made for the perfect opportunity to test out our KISS (keep it simple silly) roof-top solar hot water system and DIY privacy curtain.

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