What kind of solar/electrical system do you need in your camper van? Some tips below!


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Step 1: Figure out your needs with a load calculation. We have a detailed blog post including sample load calculations you can use for this step. This exercise will really help you with the next two steps!

Step 2: Make a foundational decision on the type of system you'll be building. We've narrowed this down to three basic approaches/architectures - all of which use lithium-type batteries, and each one has a detailed blog post, free example wiring diagram, and, for the Victron-based systems, a corresponding kit/bundle of products that you can configure to your specific needs. You'll save a bundle with our bundles! You can think of this as the primary components and the products in the bundle are specific to the architecture/system design you've chosen.

Step 3: Add on the "accessories" that you need for your particular system with our best price accessories bundle that includes everything from shore power inlets to circuit protection and wiring, and our solar components bundle that includes everything from mounting brackets to solar extension cables and charge controllers. These are the products that will tie everything together into a fully functional power system but are not specific to a particular example wiring diagram/architecture.

Example: in this blog post, where we compare a "traditional" Victron-based system to an EcoFlow Power Kit, we have some video screen captures from our store product pages showing how we configured our internal BMS bundle and our accessory bundle to get a close comparison. These screen capture videos are helpful to see how versatile our bundles are and how you might configure them.


Solar Components Bundle


Our discounted solar accessories bundle has tons of options for all of the products you need to wire up your solar panels to your electrical system. Only the best, road-tested components are offered here. We recommend pairing this accessory bundle with one of our solar panel options.

Need solar panels? Check out our selection.

Need help deciding which solar charge controller to use, check out Victron Energy’s calculator. Start by switching on the “custom module” option and then find the specifications of your panels from the manufacturer and start calculating! We typically recommend wiring panels in series or series/parallel strings.

All of these products are for sale individually in our store.

Please scroll down to toward the bottom of the page, in the description, to see photos and a link to most of the products offered in this bundle.

You may also be interested in our electrical system bundle/kits or electronics and monitoring products.

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