Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Best RV Campsites on the East Coast

Summer is not over yet and you know what that means… time for a vacation! In these summer months, take advantage of the high temperatures and beautiful sunshine. Pack up the RV and hit the road. Don’t want to travel too far? Here are some of the best campsites to visit along the East Coast. South Carolina: Ocean Lakes Family Campground Ocean Lakes Family Campground is located in Myrtle Beach, and is the largest campsite…

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

RV Safety Tips from Mike Sokol

Summer is in full swing! It’s the season of RV adventures, camping and cookouts. At SmartPlug, we’re all about safety. We thought it’d be the perfect time to share some safety tips before you head out on your next excursion. Mike Sokol is the nation’s leading authority on RV electricity. He is the author of “No Shock Zone,”a guide to learning about the electric in your RV and how to avoid being shocked. Recently he…

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

SmartPlug Makes RV Air Conditioning Safer

Once considered a luxury, air conditioning is now commonplace in RVs. Whether it’s a motor-home’s duct system, rooftop unit on a trailer or portable model cooling a pod, they’re invariably plugged into shore power. Their massive, spiking power draws place a serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug. It’s the singular upgrade that provides the peace-of-mind needed to thoroughly enjoy a cool…

RV Summer Preparation Checklist

RV Summer Preparation Checklist

Adventure season is here! For many RVers, the season is just beginning and it’s the perfect time to do a routine check on your camper. Before you head out, be sure to follow along with this handy checklist to avoid problems on the road: Do A Safety Check– Do you have smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors, LP gas detectors, fire extinguishers and a first aid kit on board? These are all essential to a safe…

Bring It On Mother Nature, SmartPlug Is Ready

Bring It On Mother Nature, SmartPlug Is Ready

Mother Nature and RVers don’t always see eye-to-eye, especially when it comes to cold weather. But with SmartPlugSystems onboard, she can bring on her worst and not affect the safe flow of electricity to the RV, nor dampen the spirits of those who appreciate four-season camping. When it’s time to plug into the pedestal, the SmartPlug System can’t be beaten. Its SUPERFLEX50 50A 125/250V 30′ dual configuration cord set remains flexible and easy to coil…

Winter RV Tips

Winter RV Tips

For most people, winter means hibernation time. But, for RV adventurers, winter brings with it some beautiful RV destinations. Snow frosted mountains, icy lake campgrounds… doesn’t that sound peaceful? Before you head out for the winter, we wanted to share some important tips to help keep you safe and warm: Insulate: Keep as much warmth inside the RV as possible by insulating. Use thick rugs to help add an additional barrier to the cold floor….

With SmartPlug, RV Builders Plug into the Future

With SmartPlug, RV Builders Plug into the Future

Buyers are increasingly expecting residential-like electrical systems on new RVs. Faced with dealing with the massive power draws imposed by an ever-growing list of onboard appliances, devices,and outlets, savvy RV builders are increasingly turning to SmartPlug Systems’ revolutionary SmartPlug for their shore power connection solution. It’s an effective strategy for separating themselves from the competition. Safety is a significant, yet often untapped, selling point that resonates with a broad consumer base. The SmartPlug’s unique design…

SmartPlug is the Easiest RV Power System!

SmartPlug is the Easiest RV Power System!

At SmartPlug, our goal was to not only create a safe and secure electrical connection system, but we wanted to make sure it was easy to install and use as well. Hearing from our happy customers means we’re doing our job right! Thanks to Roger for sharing his shore power installation review! Check out what he had to say on his blog “Casa Rodante –Our House on Wheels.” “Our shore power connector is a 50amp…

Another Happy SmartPlug User

Another Happy SmartPlug User

Recently we had the pleasure of donating a SmartPlug to the Southeast Region Rally to raise money for the Heartland Gives Back Project. Bob Curry was the winner of our SmartPlug donation and was kind enough to share hisinstallationexperience with SmartPlug. Here is what Bob had to say: “At the Abilene TX Rally I placed an offer on a silent auction for a SmartPlug and won. For those that are interested I installed it today…

RV Destinations for Winter

RV Destinations for Winter

While most people may think the Winter season calls for closing up your RV, it can actually be a great time to take a trip. You can use your RV to to escape to warmer weather this winter season. Here’s SmartPlug’s “coolest” winter RV destinations: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina If you’re an RV snowbird that wants the beach experience, you really can’t do much better than Myrtle Beach. This area is home to several RV…