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This Off-Grid, Solar-Powered Camper Van Boasts a Charming Design and a Supreme Gaming Rig

As an avid gamer and camper van enthusiast, I've always dreamed of building a tiny home on wheels with a proper PC setup. One of the best rigs I've seen that integrates such a setup is that of Trent, also known as "TTTHEFINEPRINTTT" on YouTube. Let's take a closer look at his build.
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Photo: YouTube Screenshot / TTTHEFINEPRINTTT
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Trent calls his mobile home a "luxurious battle station on wheels" - to be frank, once you see what he has inside, you'll understand it's quite a fitting title. His rig is built on a 2020 Ram ProMaster 3500 159" extended wheelbase van. From the outside, you can definitely tell this is a camper. However, the rig's exterior is nowhere as cool as the interior – it's finished in white paint. You won't notice any distinctive features besides the roof accessories, which I will talk about later.

Enter through the main sliding door, and you'll discover a beautiful interior with many wooden elements and dark details, making it very masculine. On your right, you'll find the driver's cabin. Both the driver's and passenger's seats can be swiveled to face the rest of the interior.

There's a fold-up table just near the driver's seat, perfect for enjoying a meal or to chill out. Moreover, you'll notice two sizeable overhead storage spaces above the driver's cabin.

The rest of the interior was devised to fulfill Trent's three significant requests: a comfortable sleeping space, a well-equipped kitchen, and a powerful gaming station. And that's precisely what you'll find in this van, all blended into one fine-looking interior.

This Off\-Grid, Solar\-Powered Camper Van Boasts a Charming Design and a Supreme Gaming Rig
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / TTTHEFINEPRINTTT
I'll start with the kitchen. It's located on the driver's side of the vehicle and takes up quite a large chunk of space. It consists of a refrigerator with a small freezer area, an oven with a three-burner stove, a large sink, and a spacious countertop.

Underneath the sink, you'll find a 6-gallon (23-liter) jug with purified drinking water. The sink's water is supplied by a 40-gallon (151-liter) freshwater tank housed in the rig's garage. What's more, a 15-lb. (7-kg) propane tank sits directly underneath the water tank.

For storage, Trent installed three spacious overhead cabinets. He also devised cabinets underneath the countertop, as well as a small cubby integrated into the kitchen wall, complete with two power outlets.

I love the combo between the black elements in the kitchen and the wooden wall and countertop. Moreover, the kitchen really catches your eye via white stenciled designs on the overhead cabinets. They make a difference as your eyes transition from the white wooden ceiling to the contrasting black interior.

This Off\-Grid, Solar\-Powered Camper Van Boasts a Charming Design and a Supreme Gaming Rig
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / TTTHEFINEPRINTTT
Opposite the kitchen, you'll discover the part of the van that gets me most excited: the gaming station. I'm aware that some of you might think, "Why the hell would I occupy the already compact space of the van with a gaming station?" If you don't play video games or just do it occasionally, I understand your perspective.

However, if you're a devoted gamer like myself, you'd probably want to have some sort of gaming setup onboard, be it a console or a PC. Recently, I've even covered a camper van with a sim racing rig inside, something I'd never seen.

If you do it smartly, like Trent did, it doesn't even have to take up a lot of space. Having a full-on PC might occupy a bit too much room. Luckily, technology has evolved to a point where laptops can provide more than enough gaming power.

Trent's gaming station sits on a long and spacious desk with two large drawers. It features a ROG Strix SCAR 18 laptop, which boasts a 13th-gen Intel Core i9 processor with an insane Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU and 32 GB of RAM. It's connected to a monitor on a swivel mount, a keyboard, and a mouse.

This Off\-Grid, Solar\-Powered Camper Van Boasts a Charming Design and a Supreme Gaming Rig
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / TTTHEFINEPRINTTT
Other notable elements in this area are two overhead cabinets and a comfy ROG gaming chair. Moreover, he has some LED pucks above the desk, a window behind the monitor, and some plants hanging from the wall as a decorative touch.

Trent also streams from his van, so he mounted a camera and a microphone. Of course, streaming and playing online are only possible with an internet connection. Like many other van dwellers, the obvious solution was installing a Starlink so that he can get a steady internet connection no matter where he is.

Believe it or not, everything in this van, including the gaming station, is solar-powered via 600 W panels on the roof. They're connected to the electrical system, housed in the garage, right underneath the bed. It features 600 Ah lithium batteries, a breaker box, a DC/DC charger, a solar charge controller, and other components.

Trent explains that he doesn't have to worry about running out of power with this system as long as he gets enough sun. Specifically, the only problem is when he has several cloudy days in a row – that's when the system can't keep up with the amount of energy being drawn. In these cases, the DC/DC charger allows him to charge the batteries while driving, and he also has a shore power connection.

This Off\-Grid, Solar\-Powered Camper Van Boasts a Charming Design and a Supreme Gaming Rig
Photo: YouTube Screenshot / TTTHEFINEPRINTTT
You've probably noticed there isn't any bathroom inside this rig. Trent explained he's often out walking in nature, and that's where both number one and number two. When he's in town, it's even easier, as there's always a public bathroom nearby. However, he does carry a collapsible toilet for emergencies.

And lastly, we have the bedroom. It features a full-size bed, two overhead cabinets, a ceiling fan, a conventional fan, and a relatively small hanging closet with a mirror on the inside of its door. Oh, I forgot to mention Trent travels with his dog Millie. He wanted to give her the same comfort he was enjoying, so he devised her own cozy bedroom underneath his bed. It even has a light and a fan, and there's some extra storage in the form of drawers both above and under Millie's bedroom.

The final part of the van we'll be checking out is the garage, accessible via the rear of the vehicle. It offers a lot of storage space and integrates most of the utilities. As I mentioned, you'll discover the electrical system, as well as the water tank and the propane tank. Another notable feature is an outdoor shower.

All in all, this is a stunning off-grid camper conversion – it's practical, cozy, and even has a gaming station. If I were to add something to it, I would integrate more exterior lights and add bug nets on the vehicle's door. If you check out the video below, you'll see many insects flying around at all times.

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About the author: Mircea Mazuru
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Starting out with a motorcycle permit just because he could get one two years earlier than a driver's license, Mircea keeps his passion for bikes (motor or no motor) alive to this day. His lifelong dream is to build his own custom camper van.
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