Help & Advice

Thursday, 27 January 2022  |  Craig
Picking the right LED light

We often get asked by customers to recommend an LED light - there are so many to choose from and lots of considerations when assessing which one would be most suitable. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the key things to consider when choosing the right LED light for your application.

Thursday, 20 January 2022  |  Craig
How long will my battery last?

A topic that often comes up during our conversations with customers is 'What is the lifetime of my battery?'. This can be a tricky figure to put a solid number on, however we are able to make an estimation as long as we account for differences in battery specification, type and usage.

Thursday, 13 January 2022  |  Craig
12 Volt Power & Stealth Camping

Stealth campervans have become increasingly popular, thanks in large part to them being less attractive to thieves than a conspicuous camper. The difficulty with stealth camping, however, is ensuring that there's nothing that visibly gives the van away, which often means no mains hook-up, and solar panels become something requiring extra thought. We discuss options for 12-volt power for those looking to create a stealth camper van.

Thursday, 25 November 2021  |  Craig
LED Lights & LED Drivers

In this article we will be explaining why you may find some 12V LED lights require drivers & others don't.
LED Lights have become increasingly popular over the years thanks to low energy requirements and high light output, but whilst the technology has made its way both into homes and vehicles, this has lead to some confusion.

Thursday, 11 November 2021  |  Craig
Storing your Campervan / Motorhome this winter

Some of us may decide this winter is simply too cold for adventures in our beloved motorhome, caravan or campervan, but how can we make sure they're in top shape when the weather does improve? In this article, we'll take you through a few things to keep in mind when thinking of parking up for the long winter period.

Thursday, 4 November 2021  |  Craig
Do I need a DC-DC Charger?

In this article we are discussing DC-DC chargers and answering some of the key questions asked around these products... What is a DC-DC charger and how does it work?

Thursday, 28 October 2021  |  Craig
Buying a 12 Volt Kit

12 Volt Installation Kits, Electrical Wiring Kits - everything you need for 12 Volts ..
In today's article we will look at why buying a ready-made 12 volt wiring or installation kit may not be the best idea for your electrical set-up

Tuesday, 5 October 2021  |  Craig
World Charge Your Car Day

Today is world 'Charge your Car Day' so here at 12 Volt Planet we take a look at the importance of maintaining your battery.

Wednesday, 29 September 2021  |  Craig
Connecting Multiple Wires

Today we will be looking at making multiple connections. This is something that can be handy when looking to reduce the number of messy wires you will have in your vehicle but one that can cause a lot of confusion to 12 Volt newcomers. So first what are the benefits? ..

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