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 Their massive, spiking power draws place a serious burden on outdated, twist-type connectors that can overheat Safety-minded RVers are increasingly replacing these devices with the state-of-the-art SmartPlug.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…

Onboard Air Conditioning Is Safer with SmartPlug

Onboard Air Conditioning Is Safer with SmartPlug

As summer draws near, many boaters are planning overnight cruises. To sleep comfortably, they’ll rely on factory installed or portable air conditioners. These appliances, however, can put tremendous electrical loads on outdated, twist-type shore power electrical connections, leaving owners wide-eyed awake wondering if their older plug is going to overheat. Using the revolutionary SmartPlug not only greatly improves onboard safety, but allows cruisers the worry-free rest they need. The amperage draw of an air conditioner…

Your Spring Boat Repair Checklist

Your Spring Boat Repair Checklist

With Spring officially underway, that means people are taking their boats out of winter storage and prepping them to head into the water for a fun-filled boating season. As you get your boat ready this Spring, be sure to follow this repair checklist to avoid future problems during the season: Check belts, cables, and hoses as they can become brittle and may crack during winter storage. Inspect the fuel system for leaks or damage including…

How to Inspect an Outlet

How to Inspect an Outlet

Faulty shore power connections are one of the leading causes of marine fires. It’s important to always keep a close eye on the condition of your connections and to take the necessary safety precautions. Do A Safety Check Often It’s time to update and replace your electrical connection if you notice any of the following: Signs of Melting or Discoloration Don’t ignore any signs of burning or melting. This is a red flag something is…

Get Your Boat Ready for Spring with SmartPlug

Get Your Boat Ready for Spring with SmartPlug

What better way to kick off your boating season than being safe and secure? With the SmartPlug lineup of marine products, we’ve got you covered. Our revolutionary products feature the latest technology and highest quality materials that you’ll find easy to use and install. Here’s what you need to keep you safe on every boating excursion you’ll take this season and beyond: Inlets: Our inlets provide 20X’s more electrical contact area eliminating the overheating conditions…

Boosting Rv Safety, One Shore Power Plug At A Time

Boosting Rv Safety, One Shore Power Plug At A Time

As lifestyles go, RVing is one of the more laid-back, focused more on enjoying family and nature than pumping adrenaline. But a scorched shore power connection is enough to get the pulse racing of the most seasoned RVer. It means the electrical connection overheated and is close to a critically failure. The revolutionary SmartPlug overcomes the shortfalls of a traditional twist-style connection. With it, RVers worry less about electrical equipment and more about when to…

Miami Boat Show 2019 Recap

Miami Boat Show 2019 Recap

We’re back from another productive trip to Miami, Florida for the annual Miami Boat Show! The event was filled with a sea of people eager to check out the latest and greatest the marine industry has to offer. It was nice having everyone to our booth to see first hand how SmartPlug works. We were able to make a lot of connections and sell product as well. Overall, it was an incredibly successful event for…

SmartPlug Debuts Dual Coax and Coax-Ethernet Inlets at Miami International Boat Show 2019

SmartPlug Debuts Dual Coax and Coax-Ethernet Inlets at Miami International Boat Show 2019

Whether at a dock or campground, it’s a wired world. And with SmartPlug Systems’ new Dual Coax and Coax-Ethernet Inlets, it’s never been easier to connect to a cable TV or Internet data source. The product’s debut at the Miami International Boat Show, Feb. 14–18, booth C349. The new inlets use SmartPlug’s distinctive asymmetrical stainless steel housing for a unified appearance. The cutout size and hole pattern match industry standards to make installation fast and…

SmartPlug Launches ELCI/Breaker Combination

SmartPlug Launches ELCI/Breaker Combination

SmartPlug Systems’ new Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter provides boat owners with another layer of electrical safety. It shuts down shore power if current leakage is detected. This eliminates potential problems such as dangerous electricity in the water and electrolysis. Ideal for OEMs and custom boatbuilders, the Equipment Leakage Circuit Interrupter is available in 30A and 50A, and match the company’s distinctive inlets. Operating in tandem, they meet ABYC E-11 standards 11.11 for ground fault protection…