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Power supply for caravans with the right CEE cable

How the power supply works for caravans, motor homes and campers

Just parked at the caravan site, one of the first steps is to connect the vehicle to the camping power connection to relieve the vehicle's batteries and ensure the power supply.

When connecting the caravan, motorhome or camper to the power socket or power distributor of the camping site, DIN VDE 0100-721 for caravans and motorhomes must be observed.

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The caravan CEE connection

Generally already known as the camping plug, the blue, 3-pole CEE connection is used on camping sites.
This CEE 230 V plug is designed for continuous currents of up to 16 A.
According to the regulations, the plugs must be splash-proof (IP44).

With brennenstuhl® connection cables for the caravan power supply, you can choose between a normal CEE plug connection or one with a combination socket, the so-called angle coupling with an integrated protective contact socket.

The right connection cable for the caravan

The right CEE cable for connecting the caravan to the camping power distributor must meet various requirements for camping power distribution.

According to the regulation/standard, the cable between the campsite power outlet and the vehicle plug meets the following requirements. The connection cable for the caravan ...

  • consists of a heavy rubber hose line of the type H07RN-F or an equivalent line.
  • has a minimum cross-section of 2.5mm².
  • does not exceed the maximum length of 25 m (+/- 2m).