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Solera 18V Power RV Awning - 20' Wide - Rechargeable Battery - Black Fade

Solera 18V Power RV Awning - 20' Wide - Rechargeable Battery - Black Fade

Item # LC729517
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Is this right for you? Product Expert Mike S says:

Yes, if you:

  • Like to boondock and don’t want to drain your RV’s power supply
  • Want a powered awning that won’t get stuck if your RV loses power
  • Would like an awning that will extend and retract faster than most electric awnings

No, if you:

  • Think you might forget to re-charge the included battery
This battery-powered awning attaches to your RV to provide shelter from the sun and rain. It extends and retracts with the flip of a switch. Rain dump feature releases pooled water automatically. Easy installation - no need to wire into your RV. Lowest Prices for the best rv awnings from Lippert. Solera 18V Power RV Awning - 20' Wide - Rechargeable Battery - Black Fade part number LC729517 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Lippert RV Awnings - LC729517

  • Complete Awning Kits
  • 20 Feet Wide
  • Black Fade
  • Powered
  • Extends 96 Inches
  • Lippert

This battery-powered awning attaches to your RV to provide shelter from the sun and rain. It extends and retracts with the flip of a switch. Rain dump feature releases pooled water automatically. Easy installation - no need to wire into your RV.


Features:

  • 18V Power RV awning provides shade and protection from the sun and rain
  • Powered awning extends and retracts quickly with the flip of a switch
    • Waterproof toggle switch located at base of awning arm for easy access
    • Manual override lets you operate the awning with a power drill (not included), if needed
  • Battery operation means no need to wire into your RV - no pull on RV power, no complicated install
    • Rechargeable battery operates 22-25 times between charges
    • 110V charge kit included
  • Auto rain dump releases water when it pools in the canopy
    • Awning arms automatically drop to release the pooled water and then return to their original position
  • Simple angle adjustment lets you stay shaded from the sun at different times of the day
    • Manually move arms to adjust awning pitch for perfect shade
  • Durable fabric is made with premium 13.5-oz vinyl
    • Cold-crack protection to -25 degrees Fahrenheit ensures fabric won't crack in cold temperatures
  • Black Fade fabric matches included roller tube and arms
  • Simple installation with included hardware
    • Awning rail (LC715217 - sold separately) required to attach fabric to RV


Specs:

  • Motor voltage: 18 volts
  • Dimensions:
    • Wall-mounted bracket: 69" tall
    • Outer arm: 63-1/2" long
    • Inner arm: 50" long
    • Pitch arm: 32-5/8" long
    • Roller tube: 20' wide
    • Canopy (when awning is fully extended): 19' 1" wide x 8' long
  • Installation Tips
    • Minimum clearance of 2-1/2" between awning rail and top of entry door is required
    • 69" Of open space is needed on wall of RV from awning rail straight down for installation of wall-mounted brackets
  • Warranty:
    • 1-Year limited on awning roller
    • 1-Year on electric components
    • 5-Year on fabric


Solera 18V awning dimensions

Battery-Powered Awning

Solera 18V internal awning battery

The Solera 18V Power awning provides shelter from the sun and inclement weather. A battery-charged motor conveniently extends and retracts the awning with the flip of a switch. The beauty of this awning is that you get a powered unit without the hassle of having to wire it to your RV's power supply. This also means that you don't have to deal with the added expense of paying a professional to install it. The battery pack comes inside the awning arm, so there's no wiring to connect internally. Everything comes ready to go.


Solera 18V battery pack

The rechargeable battery lets you deploy the awning 22 to 25 times between charges. A 110V charge kit is included. This AC adapter plugs into any 110V wall socket and connects to the battery pack built into the arm. There is no need to remove the battery pack from the arm to charge. A manual override allows you to extend and retract the awning using a power drill (not included) if the battery runs out of juice.


Durable Vinyl Fabric

Black Fade Solera Awning Fabric

The durable awning fabric holds up to the rigors of the outdoors. It's made of premium 13.5-oz vinyl, which is an upgrade over the 10-oz fabric used in many awnings. In addition, this fabric features heat-welded seams to prevent leaks. The fabric is cold-crack protected to -25 degrees Fahrenheit, so it won't crack or degrade during cold weather.


Manual Angle Adjustment

Solera 18V awning manual pitch adjustment

The Solera 18V Power awning offers manual pitch adjustment for each arm to keep you shaded from the sun all day long. This is a great feature on hot summer days. When the awning is initially extended, it will be parallel to the ground. This provides protection in the middle of the day, when the sun is high in the sky.


Solera Awning Tilt

As the sun gets lower throughout the day, you can tilt the awning to one side to effectively block the sun. When you're ready to retract the awning, you can do so no matter what position the arms are in. There's no need to readjust the pitch to its original, parallel position before retracting.


Auto Rain Dump Feature

This awning also makes a great rain shield. Its automatic rain dump feature prevents too much water from building up in the canopy, so there's no need to manually adjust the pitch to release the excess water. When the arms sense that there is about 10 lbs of water pooled in the canopy, the dump feature will automatically activate. The awning arms will reposition to release the pooled water and then return to their original position. Just don't get caught walking by when it happens!


Simple Installation

Solera 18V awning installation

An awning rail (LC715217- sold separately), which is used to anchor the fabric of the awning to the RV, is required for installation. You will need a minimum clearance of 2-1/2" between the awning rail and the top of the entry door. You'll also need 69" of open space on the RV wall - from the awning rail straight down - so that the wall-mounted brackets for the awning arms can be installed.


The roller tube, which comes with the awning fabric already mounted, attaches to the awning arms. The other side of the fabric slides into the awning rail on the RV. To complete installation, just use the included self-tapping screws to secure the arms to the wall-mounted bracket. Because this awning is powered by the self-contained, rechargeable battery, no wiring is required.



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Customer Reviews

Solera 18V Power RV Awning - 20' Wide - Rechargeable Battery - Black Fade - LC729517

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (10 Customer Reviews)

This battery-powered awning attaches to your RV to provide shelter from the sun and rain. It extends and retracts with the flip of a switch. Rain dump feature releases pooled water automatically. Easy installation - no need to wire into your RV.

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Jan. 3-2020 What a great company and staff. Thanks to hard the hard work you performed in my behalf. I had purchased a Solera 18 volt-20 ft awning package and had it shipped to Camping World in Minnesota. Somewhere along the way the 20 ft awning escaped from the delivery truck. I won't mention who the freight shipper is, but the awning is still on the loose. After many calls to the freight shipper and etrailer the staff decided to send me another awning to help me get on the road for an upcoming trip with my RV. Otherwise it would have ruined my trip. Thanks to everyone and I will continue to be a loyal purchaser of the many fine products the company sells. Hats off and a big salute!!! Thanks Dino P.S. I hope to post pictures after the awning has been installed. Hopefully it will be found and returned to E-Trailer


Comments
Its been a year since we had camping world install the Solara 20 ft awning. Its is beautiful and has held up well. this is the 18 volt model. I am very pleased with it, plus all the help from etrailer who made it all possible, oh yeah, plus the money we spent. :-. Thanks to etrailer.
Dino L - 01/05/2021


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- LC730523
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


Super great quality, easy to install and works awesome!! Thank you Greg S for all your help, you did a great job getting me what i needed in my very short time frame!!


Comments
awesome! I was worried about the built in battery, well its been a year and ive only had to charge it a few times and just got the trailer out to use it and it was still charged!!!! Awes product and Damned happy with my purchase!!! Thank You again etrailer!!!!!!
Pat S - 05/17/2021


- LC730523
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


I have not been able to install my awning and cradle support yet. I'm giving 5 stars for the customer service I have received from the ordering process to receiving. There was a slight glitch (missing component) but was remedied quickly without hassle.



- LC730510
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


love the awning works great only complaint is the instrution manual is not very good we kinda had to wing it.



- LC730492
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


Easy to order, fair price, quick delivery. The new awning is a great update to our 20 year old trailer.



- LC730523
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


I love the awning, it is doing great!



- LC730492
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


It was easy to install, usage is easy with the battery power, however I would think the controls would be on the end where the door to my RV is not the other end, that's the only issue I have



- LC730523
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings


Please give call about parts.



- LC729505
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Review from a similar Solera 18V Power in RV Awnings



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Ask the Experts about this Lippert RV Awnings

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    It is important to differentiate between, (1.) A typical RV awning that is powered by the 12 volt battery system built into your RV, or (2.) An independent awning that is NOT connected to your RV's 12 volt battery system, but rather has it's own 18 volt battery built into the awning. The Lippert/Solera # LC729517 is the latter with its own battery, which is 18 volts. The replacement motor is Lippert # 373566
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  • Replacement 20 Foot Awing for 2000 Fleetwood
    For a manual 20 foot awning replacement for your 2000 Fleetwood the Solera Power Awning part # LC729517 would be your best option. It is priced well and would work great for your application.
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  • Solera 18V Power RV Awning Only Makes 1/2 Turn in Either Direction
    If you are only getting 1/2 a turn on your Solera 18V Power RV Awning then the first thing I would do is apply power directly to the motor (18 volt drill battery). If the awning then works then you know there is an issue with the battery (even if it is fully charged) and it will need to be replaced. The correct replacement we have for this is the 18.5V Lithium Ion Battery for Solera Powered Awning part # LC387959. If the awning does not work when you apply power to the motor then you know...
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  • Availability of 20 Foot Manual Awning From Solera
    For a 20 foot RV awning that is manual you'd want the part # LCV000335274-334719 for black or part # LCV000335300-334718 for white.
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  • Parts Needed to Install 20 Foot RV Awning on 5th Wheel that is Missing Rail
    Our awning kits like the 20 foot Solera part # LC729517 come with everything but the awning rail which we do offer separately with the part # LC715217. If you needed a 20 foot awning you'd have everything you need with just these two part numbers.
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  • Attaching The Solera 18V Power RV Awning
    The Solera 18V Power RV Awning - 20' Wide - Rechargeable Battery - Black Fade, # LC729517, is not designed for the purpose of attaching to a house but I suppose you can do do so with a custom installation. The awning fabric attaches to a rail that will need to be attached to the house.
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  • Parts Needed to Convert Manual Awning to Powered Arms
    If your arms are damaged then your best bet is going with a complete awning kit since this will give you everything you need to replace all of the potentially damaged components. I recommend using the Solera 18V Power RV Awning - 20' Wide - Rechargeable Battery - Black Fade # LC729517 which uses a rechargeable battery to power the awning; we do not have a plug in powered awning, but this would eliminate the need for any connection to the battery of the coach. This also would replace your...
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