power

  1. L

    Lost all power

    We bought a second hand StarCraft tent trailer last year and have been having problems with it loosing all power after about 1 day each trip; however we’ve barely used electricity the battery is still almost fully charged (confirmed with volt meter). We thought it was the in line fuse and...
  2. J

    Elixir-25 Converter - No 12V Output!! - SOS

    Hi Group, I have a new to me, Starcraft 1707 from 2004, I think. It is fitted with an Elixir-25 Converter. I know these are terrible! When I first hooked up to mains power, everything worked, then there was an audible pop from the converter and the lights went out. I still have AC Power and...
  3. Jimbo1227

    Solar??? Maybe?

    what's up everyone? I know i ask a lot of questions but here's another. Lets say i wanted to run solar in my camper and i want to run maybe portable ac or space heater , tv, lights just a bunch of random stuff, not all at the same time but just in general. Is there a full kit i can just buy and...
  4. lynnmarie0123

    Generators. Help?!

    Thinking of boondocking but have no clue whatsoever what sort of generator i would need to run my large portable AC, portable ice maker, my one burner electric stove my microwave, and a small fan. (NOT ALL AT ONCE AT SAME TIME THOUGH ) so years ago i had a big, (2 foot long 2 foot tall maybe...
  5. NerdyNovelist

    Newbie w/ power questions

    I've done minimal camping in my life, and have no experience with pop-ups. My husband and I are inheriting his parents' old pop up camper and I've been researching like crazy. Most of my research has been about remodeling/decorating via Pinterest, lol. Anyways, it's a 1985 Coleman Sequoia. Is...
  6. A

    No power 1994 sun lite discovery 192ws

    Hello everyone, I'm new to the camping world and can't figure out hot to turn power back on to my wall outlets. I've tried replacing the GFCI but there is still no power running to it. No hot/live wires have electricity. Tried tripping the main circuit breaker but still nothing. In cabin...
  7. T

    Dutchmen galley kill switch

    Hi all, We bought a new to us 1999 Dutchmen voyager 1205d. All was fine. Plugged it into shore and started painting etc. Power was working on both battery and on shore. At some point we noticed what we now know to be the kill switch. What’s this?? So we pressed it down..... all our power went...
  8. S

    Power converter recommendations.

    Hello guys. As you all know, I have purchased a 1976 Starcraft Starmaster 6. It comes with a power converter that is nothing more than just a small transformer, outlet, and 12 volt pop out circuit breaker. I’d like to upgrade it. My eventual plan is to add LED lights. I have already installed a...
  9. M

    Newbie PUP owner 1999 Coleman Fleetwood power inverter question

    I just bought a 1999 Coleman popup (Fleetwood Taos). The power converter has been removed by previous owner. Which one do I buy to replace it? I’ve searched the forum but no solid answer for this year/model. And is it possible for us to connect it ourselves? We are pretty good at these...
  10. Blue411

    Power for PUP in driveway?

    Hey all! We are renovating our ‘new to us’ PUP in the driveway and it is too HOT. I want to plug in my camper 30 amp- but I need a converter right? I know nothing about PUPs and am learning now. I have an outlet in my garage. Can I buy a converter, which one??, that can plug my pop-up into the...
  11. Ty Bower

    Adding solar to system with existing power converter

    I have a 2009 Fleetwood (Coleman) Bayside pop-up. It has an electrical system which is all in good working order. I have a relatively fresh single Group 24 deep cycle battery, and a WFCo 8700 series power converter. The battery is sufficient to work the interior lights (recently converted to...
  12. T

    93 Starcraft Refrigerator Questions

    Hello, I just purchased my first pop up camper. It is a 1993 Starcraft Galaxy 1224. When opening the side panel to the refrigerator controls, I see there is a 12 volt on/off switch and what looks like controls for using the fridge via propane. The challenge is that I had the camper plugged...
  13. C

    questions about battery power

    Im a first time pop up owner and i bought a '93 Coleman Newport shortly after summer. Ive been doing some research stuff i need to buy before camping season starts up again and im having a hard time wrapping my head around my power situation and the best way to go about it when there is no...
  14. K

    2000 Starcraft Spacemaster Wiring Troubleshooting

    Hi all. First post here. Bought a 2000 Starcraft Spacemaster with some mice damage as a fall project. The DC system wasn't working and I've troubleshooted it to this point where I am looking for a tip. Quick rundown on what I've done: Replaced the battery and fuses. Plugged into shore power...
  15. G

    Pre-trip Refrigerator

    We have a Dometic 3 way fridge in our PUP (sorry I don't have the model). I am wanting to plug into house power to get the fridge cool prior to our trips, then use 12v while in transit. Our PUP has the sink that folds down, and there appears to be switch that turns off power when it is down...
  16. Kitrina

    Troubleshooting power issue on Fleetwood Niagra

    Hi there. First-time poster here. Just bought a 2007 Fleetwood Niagara last weekend and I'm trying to troubleshoot a power supply issue. When we're hooked up to shore power, everything works great. When we are on battery, everything is dead. No lights, radio, outlets, fridge, or anything...
  17. Riveyman

    Possible converter issues

    Hey all, could use some advice. Went camping for 5 day and on the evening of the 3rd day the lights quit working. In the morning of the 4th day noticed the fridge temp was going up, but the green light was on steady. We turned on a light and the fridge green light went out. Lights didn't work...
  18. Carolyn1978

    2010 Coleman Utah - Lights won't work?

    Hi everyone... My husband and I just bought our very first camper! We bought a used 2010, Coleman Utah, and we love it!! We set it up in the driveway today, and for some reason we can't get the lights to come on... The electric lift for setting it up works fine, but the power inside won't come...
  19. lquinn1

    Cutoff Switch Walkthrough

    I made a quick walk through on adding a cutoff switch to my pup. https://imgur.com/a/MYoIf
  20. mhcrowder

    Buying new Power Converter

    I'm renovating my 1993 Coleman Destiny Roanoke camper and plan to "update" the power converter to something new/better. I'm looking at a 30Amp mains input and would also like to have and run on battery when needed. What converters should be on my radar? What is the "best" converter currently...




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