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Old 07-02-2015, 11:38 AM   #1
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New 12V outlet

Thought I would share my latest mod....We like to have a fan running every night when we sleep but sometimes dry camp and even though we have a 2000 watt inverter and solar, it's inefficient to run the inverter through the night to power a normal 120 volt fan so I bought another 12 volt outlet and put it next to the dresser. This outlet is almost identical to the 12 volt outlet in the kitchen which includes a USB outlet as well (great for charging cell phones, etc)
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Old 07-02-2015, 05:08 PM   #2
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EXCELLENT MOD! I think we will do this too... RW needs to re-think where they put their USB/12v. I do NOT like to set my phone/electronics on the kitchen counter (near the sink and a VERY busy spot) to charge. FOR US charging takes place while we sleep, and I need to have my phone in the bedroom in case of emergency calls in the night (it's a MOM thing, I think other mom's can agree). A lot of people also use their phones for an alarm clock if they MUST be awakened early ;-) GREAT IDEA! Thanks for sharing!!
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Old 07-02-2015, 06:36 PM   #3
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EXCELLENT MOD! I think we will do this too... RW needs to re-think where they put their USB/12v. I do NOT like to set my phone/electronics on the kitchen counter (near the sink and a VERY busy spot) to charge. FOR US charging takes place while we sleep, and I need to have my phone in the bedroom in case of emergency calls in the night (it's a MOM thing, I think other mom's can agree). A lot of people also use their phones for an alarm clock if they MUST be awakened early ;-) GREAT IDEA! Thanks for sharing!!

That's exactly why I looked for the outlet with the USB port because we also charge phones in the bedroom..... Really easy to do because I tapped into the antenna booster above for the 12 volt supply
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Old 07-02-2015, 08:12 PM   #4
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Don't whine too much, at least you have one!!

Those of us in older RW's don't have the USB/12 outlet...the only 12v outlet we have is the one for the TV amplifier in the bedroom cabinet next to the TV!

Not a big issue for us, we just use the adaptors for our phones.
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Old 07-02-2015, 11:45 PM   #5
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That is why they developed 120v phone chargers. There is a plug on either side of the bed that works great for this.shore power or generator. Unless you are running off battery's.the 12v outlets are very easy to install. Fishing the wire to the source sometimes can be tricky
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Old 07-03-2015, 01:06 AM   #6
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We have the Breeze fan as well. Couldn't be happier.
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We have the Breeze fan as well. Couldn't be happier.
Agreed. We are very impressed with that fan. Power draw is minimal too which is important while running on house batteries
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