To be able to use mains devices in your camper van, you will need a main hook up (240v) power system.
What hook up do I need for my campervan?
All modern caravans and motorhomes should be supplied with a 25-metre flexible cable (usually orange, so that it can be seen in the grass to avoid people tripping over it) with pre-fitted 3-pin blue connectors suitable for UK sites. They should be compliant with BS EN 60309-2.
Can you run a 240V TV off 12V?
To run from 12v the TV it will need a stabilised 12v supply which I suspect is built into the TV but designed to be fed from a 230v supply. Powering the TV directly from the vans 12v un-stabilised supply is therefore not an option.
Can you convert 12V to 240V?
If you want to use any mains power electrics or electronics in the car, then most likely you will need one of there inverters. It convert the 12V DC of the car battery into 240V AC. You can then plug your device into this inverter just like you would do with a normal UK wall socket.
Do you need electric hook up for campervan?
The short answer is “No” you dont need to plug into a mains supply unless you need access to a power socket so you can remain autonomous of campsites for your entire trip if you like.
Will a normal TV work on 12v?
Can a TV run on a 12V battery? Yes, a standard 12V battery can power a television. However, in order to do so, youll need a power inverter that can change direct current (DC) power thats put out by a battery into alternating current (AC) power that runs most household appliances. There are even 12V televisions.