‘eNow’ Offering Solar Products to RV Industry

June 6, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

eNow, Inc., which specializes in renewable energy systems, announced that it has officially moved into the recreational vehicle as well as commercial and leisure marine industries with its solar solutions. According to a press release, eNow provides “eco-friendly solar and battery technology, which results in cost savings for RV and boat owners.” Solar power is captured and stored in the on-board battery system and distributed to various RV and truck/trailer functions, such as air conditioning... Read more

ASA Introduces ‘Multimedia’ Navigation System

June 6, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

ASA Electronics has released the JRV9000 to the RV market. The multimedia navigation system features a large, 6.2-inch touchscreen with a feature set that includes Bluetooth, Sirius XM capabilities, HDMI/MHL input and extensive navigation options. “Built for Class A and C motorhomes in the RV market, this system incorporates RV specific functionality with multicamera embedded switching, programmable navigation by vehicle size, along with Canadian maps which usually require a separate purchase,”... Read more

Winegard Introducing ‘Rayzar z1’ RV Antenna

May 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard Co., a leading U.S. antenna manufacturer since 1954, has introduced the Rayzar z1 Amplified Local HD and Digital Broadcast RV TV Antenna. According to a press release, the Rayzar z1 offers optimal UHF reception along with strong high-band VHF provide access to the major broadcast networks. Optimized for North American digital TV frequencies the Rayzar z1 is designed to eliminate interference from other non-TV frequencies (like radio) to maximize signal reception. With high-quality HD... Read more

ASA Electronics Issued Patent for DVD Radio

May 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

ASA Electronics has been awarded a new patent based on its cutting-edge product development, the Elkhart, Ind.-based company announced today. The patent covers the ornamental design of the JWM9A wall-mount DVD radio. According to a release, after assessing the direction of the industry and the trends of their customers’ purchases, the need for a “sleek RV stereo with residential styling became clear to the team at ASA Electronics.” Once the product was developed, the company quickly applied... Read more

Reese Debuts Gooseneck Kit for Nissan Titan

May 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Cequent Performance Products has launched the Reese Elite Gooseneck Accessories Kit, now for use with the Nissan Titan OE underbed kit. According to a company release, the kit (PN: 30137) provides the “comfort of knowing they have North America’s leading brand of towing products and accessories backing them up.” “Those who tow want to be able to use the same hitch for everything they pull,” said product manager Tom Stalder. “This kit enables them to do just that.” The Reese Elite... Read more

Winegard Engineers a New RV Ladder Mount

May 10, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard Co. announced the launch of the MT-4000 Satellite TV Antenna Ladder Mount, designed specifically for satellite TV antennas in used on poles with outer diameters between 1 inch to 1 1/8 inch.  According to a release, the MT-4000 extends from 19 1/2 inches to 23 1/2 inches in 2-inch increments for three setting options, allowing RVers to raise a Winegard satellite TV antenna above ground level obstructions to gain the best line of sight to the satellite. The MT-4000 is compatible with... Read more

Winegard Rolls Out DISH ‘Playmaker’ Antenna

May 3, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Winegard Co. has introduced the DISH Playmaker portable automatic satellite HDTV antenna developed exclusively for DISH high definition and standard definition programming. According to a press release, mobile TV viewers will find the DISH Playmaker ideal for a variety of outdoor activities such as tailgating, RVing, camping and hunting. The new DISH Playmaker antenna is available through Camping World Supercenters and RV dealerships nationwide. MSRP is $329. The DISH Playmaker portable automatic... Read more

PDQ Introduces OneSource for Cell, Wi-Fi, TV

May 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

PDQ Connect, a San Diego wireless company, has introduced the OneSource system to provide cellular and Wi-Fi service along with HDTV reception using one antenna and one cable connection for all three services. According to a press release, the new system gives mobile users long-range voice and data and cost-free high definition TV. Features of the OneSouce system include: • 3G and 4G cell boost up to 20 miles for all carriers. • Fast, long range Wi-Fi Internet. • A Wi-Fi hotspot to connect... Read more

LCI’s One-Touch Travel Trailer Leveling System

May 2, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Elkhart, Ind.-based Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) officially launched its newest leveling system today, Ground Control TT, the industry’s first ever one-touch automatic leveling system designed for travel trailers. (Click here to view a short informational video on the Ground Control TT travel trailer leveling system.) According to a press release, fifth-wheels and motorhomes have offered one-touch automatic leveling for years, and now LCI has brought this technology to the much larger travel... Read more

Icon Adds Models to Waste Holding Tank Lines

April 26, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Aftermarket supplier ICON made several additions to its waste holding tank category. According to a press release, model additions were planned based on “feedback from parts distributors, dealers and small trailer manufacturers that were seeing the current supply dry up.” In total 29 new tank sizes have been designed and planned for, with 19 already available. Additions range in capacity from six to 76 gallons, in a variety of drain configurations. The tanks are all designed to come standard... Read more

United Shade Engineers Digital Printed Fabrics

April 5, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

United Shade, a Dicor Corp. affiliate, has introduced digitally printed valance fabrics for its new patent-pending Impulse Shade System. With digital printing, United Shade can offer virtually any color, pattern or simulated texture for the integrated valance on the Impulse Shade platform. “We understand that RV product managers and designers want a unique look that stands out in the crowd, but works with the rest of the interior décor,” said Bob Keller, general manager of United Shade, in... Read more

Xantrex Intros ‘Freedom Xi’ Sine Wave Inverters

March 31, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Xantrex has introduced the Freedom Xi, a new generation of advanced true sine wave inverters specifically engineered for use in all types of mobile applications. According to a press release, the Freedom Xi marks the evolution of Xantrex’s best-selling XM and HF products which have been installed in more than 300,000 RVs, trucks and boats in the past few years. The Freedom Xi offers many new features including clean AC power, smart battery management and quick connection terminals in a lightweight... Read more

Rear View Safety’s Backup Camera is Top Rated

November 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Rear View Safety’s backup camera system Rear View Safety, a supplier of backup camera systems, announced has again ranked the company as the top provider of backup camera systems, according to a press release. Rear View Safety manufactures devices for all types of vehicles and prides itself on offering options that are both more advanced and more affordable than competing companies. reviewed a wide range of consumer level backup camera systems and other types of... Read more

Truma Offering AquaGo Decalcification Tablets

November 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Truma has developed a line of decalcification tablets to ensure peak performance and longevity for its newly AquaGo hybrid instant water heaters. “Water inherently contains minerals and other deposits, such as calcium, that when heated causes build-up within all water-heaters called scale. Tankless or on-demand water heaters are especially susceptible to calcium build-up as a result of the small diameter pipes throughout the heat exchanger,”said Vice President of Sales and Marketing Elden... Read more

Lippert Debuts New ‘Keyed Alike’ Lock System

November 17, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Lippert Components Inc. (LCI) introduces the new Keyed Alike lock system, which allows a manufacturer or dealer to standardize each RV so just one key works with every door lock. The Keyed Alike system is available on LCI’s complete line of RV entry, ramp and baggage doors. “In some cases, customers are leaving a dealership with up to seven different keys for one RV. It’s just not practical or efficient. Changing out all those locks could cost them hundreds of dollars,” says Andy Murray,... Read more

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