Tag Archives: voltage

Ask Outside Interests

James H. sent us this excellent question: “The voltage in our current campground is running 107 to 100 volts with my 5 year old Dometic air conditioner running. How low can the voltage go before I risk overheating the compressor?” Most AC-powered appliances are capable of handling +/- 10% voltage without damage, which means from … Continue reading Ask Outside Interests

Top 9 Airstream Accessories

You’ve got a new (or new to you) Airstream—what upgrades should be first on your list? Alumapalooza 7 attendees learned about these favorites from Rich Luhr, author of Airstream Life’s (Nearly) Complete Guide To Airstream Maintenance and Terry Halstead, an ASE certified master mechanic and Airstream factory-trained service tech. “This is by no means a … Continue reading Top 9 Airstream Accessories

Digital Voltage Monitor

Should you care about the power that comes into your Airstream from the campground? Absolutely. YES. Even newer campgrounds can have problems with their electrical power. Outlets may be mis-wired or damaged in a way that can be hazardous to your health—and the health of your Airstream. Especially on a hot and humid day, when … Continue reading Digital Voltage Monitor