Are you an off-the-grid boondocker looking for a power awning solution that doesn't drain your RV's power supply? Or a DIYer wanting to save time and money installing their own power awning kit? Look no further than the Solera 18V Awning Hardware Kit by Lippert. This RV awning system gives you the automation you want without fussing around with a major installation project or draining your rig's power. And it's compatible with most leading awning brands – including Dometic and Carefree, so adding the 18V power awning to your RV is a breeze. Powered by an 18V rechargeable battery, this easy to install, awning upgrade lets you extend and retract your patio cover with the push of a button and doesn't require any internal wiring for connection. In no time, you'll be able to operate your 5th wheel RV or travel trailer's awning right from the integrated, waterproof control panel located on the arm. No going in and out of your rig operating switches. No hassle. It can even be operated 22-25 times before needing a recharge. Equipped with an automatic rain dump feature and a manual override that allows you to extend and retract your awning with a power drill in the event of a power failure — the 18V awning kit is a must-have for RVers looking to add ease and convenience to their adventures without breaking their budget.