Category Archives: Installations

Blogs about our Installs

Posted on by outdoorbits

We fitted our first Avtex Snipe Pro yesterday alongside a 140w solar panel coupled to a votronic MPP250 MPPT regulator and associated Votronic 1250 Solar Monitor Panel and just wanted to let our readership know our thoughts on this new piece of kit. The Snipe Pro feels like a substantial system, by feel I mean … Continue reading Avtex Snipe Pro + Votronic MPPT Installation

Posted on by David Burley

We often have customers who have old none working satellite systems on their roofs who are wanting to upgrade to something new / operational. This is possible and if done correctly has no issues. Firstly you unscrew / unbolt the main system. You then carefully try and separate the sealant holding the waterproof gland and … Continue reading Now you see it, Now you don’t – Removing a satellite system from a Motorhome

Posted on by David Burley

Outdoor Bits is now a South West Banner Battery Dealer. We have a number of Banner batteries in stock at our premises including Banner AGM Batteries (Running Bull range) and the Standard Banner Leisure Batteries (Energy Bull Batteries) We can also fit banner batteries to motorhomes and caravans. Give us a call on 0845 8698940 … Continue reading Banner Battery Dealer

Posted on by David Burley

A growing trend amongst motorhome and caravan owners for fitting work for us is de-installation / migration work, i.e. a customer owns a motorhome, they have invested £1000s having satellite equipment installed, gaslow, solar panels etc. They then sell on this motorhome to a dealer, but motorhome dealers do not appear to take into account … Continue reading Take it or Leave it ?

Posted on by David Burley

We have a van in today carrying out a solar panel installation wired to both the leisure and engine batteries. Whilst carrying out our pre install survey with the customer we obviously checked the location etc for the leisure battery(ies) The picture below shows the current setup in the van, anyone care to comment on … Continue reading Another one for the wall of shame DIY installations

Posted on by David Burley

At the Westpoint show last week we spotted a very unusual reversing camera implementation on quite an expensive A Class Van. Instead of drilling through the back wall and mounting the camera as most professionals might have, the original installer (unknown) had decided to fashion a metal bracket that fitted across the rear wall of … Continue reading Interesting Reversing Camera installation !