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Travel Electronics

Product Review: ASUS Eee Pad Transformer 10.1-Inch Tablet

A compact, lightweight, unlocked 10.1 inch tablet great for van-camping and other travel ASUS Eee Pad Transformer TF101-B1 32GB 10.1-Inch Tablet Specifications 10.1-inch WSVGA IPS capacitive pressure-sensing multi touch display for brilliant HD entertainment and intuitive navigation. 178° viewing angle (1280 x 800) Powered by NVIDIA® Tegra™ 2 mobile processor for best web experience with […]

Product Review: Samsung Galaxy Note Pro 4G LTE Tablet, 12.2-Inch 32GB

A versatile tablet well suited to travel: compact, durable, lightweight, with an elegant flip-hinge design. Features 12.2-inch 2560×1600 WQXGA Display Android 4.4 Kit Kat OS, 1.9GHz Samsung Exynos 5 Octa processor 32 GB Flash Memory, 3 GB RAM MicroSD slot which allows up to 64GB of additional storage Includes Hancom Office, Multi Window (up to […]

10 Great Van Camping Accessories

Any day spent on the road is better than a day spent at work, and a good piece of travel gear can make it even better. DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteers Vanagon campers tend to take the road less traveled, beyond the borderlands of Wi-Fi, cell service, and flush toilets. The DeLorme Atlas & Gazetteers will […]

Product Review: Pioneer MVH-X580BS Digital Media Receiver

This affordable easy-to-use car stereo is a direct fit for the VW Vanagon, and offers several modern features to update your classic van. NOTE: This original review of the Pioneer MVH-X560BT Digital Media Receiver has been updated to reflect the functions of the newer MVH-X580BS, with all the same great features but also adding SiriusXM-readiness, […]

Replace the Vanagon Cigarette Lighter with a USB Port

Update your loose lighter socket (and optional DIN socket) with modern 12-volt power and USB ports Many early-1980s Vanagon dashboard cigarette lighter sockets are slightly larger than North American plugs, making for a sloppy fit when using modern 12-volt phone chargers, lights, dashboard fans and other accessories. In addition, some Vanagons are also equipped with […]

Product Review: ZeroLemon SolarJuice Dual-USB Portable Charger

A compact, rugged solar USB charger for maintaining portable electronics & digital devices while on the go Modern road-trippers now travel with more and more digital devices: smartphones, handheld GPS units, tablets and laptop computers, and more. And all these devices require frequent charging to provide their valuable functions and features. But if your travels […]

Staying Cool On Summer Road Trips in Your Camper Van

Tips and advice for keeping yourself, your children, pets, and other companions cool while travelling The summer travelling season is upon us, and we’ll all be putting on some miles in our camper vans. For many of us, road-tripping is the best part of owning a VW Westfalia! Every VW Vanagon or Bus owner knows […]

Product Review: Pioneer MVH-X560BT Digital Media Receiver

This affordable easy-to-use car stereo is a direct fit for the VW Vanagon, and offers several modern features to update your classic van. Features New Compact Chassis Design 3 RCA Preouts (2V) for System Expansion Built-In MOSFET 50W x 4 Amplifier Detachable Faceplate Rear USB Port and AUX Inputs Wired Remote Input Included Remote Control […]