August '20

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"I am passionate about innovation and product development. Nothing gives me more satisfaction than developing a product that customers love and ask for by name," says Anthony Kittel, owner and CEO of REDARC, pictured here in the company's product testing room. REDARC's latest product offering for the North American RV market is its RedVision Total Vehicle Management System, which is already used by more than a dozen Australian RV makers. RedVision allows users to monitor and control a multitude of features on their RV, either through a convenient in-vehicle display with a user- friendly interface that can be customized, or remotely through a smartphone app. rv-pro.com August 2020 • RV PRO • 55 storage data, as well as real-time status on the state of a charge. This feature educates users about the rate at which their home battery is discharging and when solar or DC power must be introduced to replenish it. Collectively, these features translate to complete transparency and "the beauty of it all is that travelers can head to the mountains, pull into a campsite off-grid and just start living," says Craig Herriot, export manager for REDARC. There are other products on the market that offer some of the features that RedVi- sion does, but they don't generally work as well or in such a coordinated way, according to Herriot. "While those (competing) products can be difficult and timely to install, ours is more comprehensive, user-friendly and easy to install," he says. "Another key difference between REDARC and the competition is that RedVision provides power for all electrical loads in an RV." Herriot also touts RedVision's streamlined installation process, thanks to its simple connec- tions and CAN architecture, which requires less wiring and crimping of components. Plus, the number of components, tools and material required for installs are significantly reduced, according to the company.

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