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deltabravo

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I have a lot of photo equipment and other things that need charged when I'm out adventuring.

In my truck camper I switched things around part way through the project and ended up with a 12v battery monitor up near the control panel, and 12v / USB down below.

Here's how I did it in the truck camper.


In my Nash 17k, I connected the 12v and USB to the stereo power lead, which is right next to where I mounted them.

12v and USB in my Nash 17k

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deltabravo wrote:

Yep, I really do own 2 RVs, the ones in my signature line.

I have a lot of photo equipment and other things that need charged when I'm out adventuring.

In my truck camper I switched things around part way through the project and ended up with a 12v battery monitor up near the control panel, and 12v / USB down below.

Here's how I did it in the truck camper.


In my Nash 17k, I connected the 12v and USB to the stereo power lead, which is right next to where I mounted them.

12v and USB in my Nash 17k


Nice video. Something I plan to do!


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I cheated and used this to add usb charging ports to my rig.


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coolmom42 wrote:

deltabravo wrote:

Yep, I really do own 2 RVs, the ones in my signature line.

I have a lot of photo equipment and other things that need charged when I'm out adventuring.

In my truck camper I switched things around part way through the project and ended up with a 12v battery monitor up near the control panel, and 12v / USB down below.

Here's how I did it in the truck camper.


In my Nash 17k, I connected the 12v and USB to the stereo power lead, which is right next to where I mounted them.

12v and USB in my Nash 17k


Nice video. Something I plan to do!



How does one go about locating, accessing, and identifying the wiring to something like the stereo?

The inside entertainment setup has some cubbies around it that would provide a good location for chargers. There is also an outside unit that I never intend to use (TV, speakers) and would like to use the power supply to that system, too.

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Do those usb outlets work on 12v power or require AC power?


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