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Add a small inverter and save the big inverter for the big jobs

| Updated Jun 20, 2023

Most new RVs come with a hefty inverter. The one in our 2017 Roadtrek CS Adventurous XL 4X4 puts out 2,500 watts! That's great for the microwave and the air conditioner. But the rest if the time, I don't need nearly that much power to charge by cellphone, laptop, tablet or camera batteries.

My friend the famous Campskunk joins me in this video to show how to add a second, smaller inverter to your RV.

The inverter is the Wagan Elite 400 watt pure sine wave. I got mine from Amazon at

Circuit protection is your friend! Make sure to be safe and always install any DIY project to proper specifications.

Mike Wendland

Published on 2018-03-13

Mike Wendland is a multiple Emmy-award-winning Journalist, Podcaster, YouTuber, and Blogger, who has traveled with his wife, Jennifer, all over North America in an RV, sharing adventures and reviewing RV, Camping, Outdoor, Travel and Tech Gear for the past 12 years. They are leading industry experts in RV living and have written 18 travel books.

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