Battery Chargers for 4×4, Off-Road and Camping

How will you power your life on the road? Whether you’ve got a 4WD, camper trailer or caravan, it’s important to choose the right battery charger for your set-up. But we’re not just talking about on the road. If you select the right battery charger, you can use it at home too. Win, win! Before we look at battery chargers, here’s a quick intro to dual battery systems: A dual battery system ...

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What Will My Camping Battery Run?

- There are a few basic principles behind working out your run time and power requirements of your off-grid camping set up. You’ll need to answer the following questions: How much will my appliance draw?;How big is my battery bank? and;How much charge will my solar panel or solar blanket put into my battery bank? If this all seems overwhelming, don't worry; we are here to help! Firstly, you will need to understand ...

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Can I Run My Caravan Air Conditioner From a Battery?

Considering how to power your caravan air conditioner when you don't have access to mains power? Your options are a small portable camping generator or caravan batteries... yes it is possible to run a caravan air conditioner from the right RV battery set, but there are a few things you need to know first. Find out more below: Let's use The Dometic Aircommand Ibis 4 as an example for ...

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Goal Zero: The Best Portable Power Packs for Camping?

Goal Zero offer a vast range of high quality power packs to allow you to travel off-grid for a longer time. With innovative solutions for the off-grid opportunities, they have managed to find a passion in respecting the planet. Their market leading portable solar products and power packs are able to supply off-grid adventures around the globe. They are designed to be a reliable source of power, both indoors and ...

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The Best Caravan Batteries: Lithium, Gel and AGM

As with anything caravan related, the better you can suit your battery to your application, the better performance you will achieve. But with so many caravan batteries on the market, how do you identify the one for your set up? Well we are here to help! Our caravan battery guide lays out the information you need to keep your gadgets running while you’re off the grid – along with some information you never ...

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Powering Your Trip With Caravan or Camping Solar Panels

  If you’re looking to power your favourite electrical appliances while you travel, solar panels are an essential accessory. Whether you are wanting to charge your camping appliances straight from the solar panel or recharge your batteries, solar is a great way to travel off-grid indefinitely! The struggle with choosing a solar panel for your setup is knowing which size, style and cell type is suitable for your needs! To help, we've ...

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The Best Camping Battery Packs

You don’t need to carry around fuel to power your favourite appliances anymore! While a generator still can be an efficient way to travel off-grid (especially for high power drawing appliances), portable battery packs are becoming increasingly popular. These fuel generator alternatives allow for portable power without the noise, fumes or maintenance of a traditional generator. The best thing about camping battery packs are that they’re portable so they don’t need ...

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Best New Caravan Appliances of 2019

Whether you’re planning a big trip or lots of long weekends in 2019, don’t go anywhere without checking our list of the best new caravan appliances. From fridges to air cons and everything in between, our experts have picked out the appliances that no caravan should be without in the year ahead. Are you ready? Check out our list of the best new caravan appliances to take your road trip to the next ...

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The Latest Caravan RV Air Conditioner: Dometic Ibis 4 Review

The Dometic Ibis 4 is the latest Caravan RV air conditioner model to hit the Australian market. The Dometic Ibis 4 makes improvements on many of the industry-leading features of the highly sought-after Dometic Aircommand Ibis 3; which has been a leading air conditioner for caravan and RV's in Australia for many years. The Ibis 3 built a strong name for itself for being extremely reliable and performing in even the harshest climates! So what exactly does ...

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Best Brake Controller for your Caravan?

  Whether you’ve bought a caravan or are just about to take the plunge, there’s one thing you might not have considered: a brake controller.   Wait – what is a brake controller? These days, most caravans weigh more than 750kg and are built with an electric braking system. But for those vehicles that aren't, our advice is to go and purchase one! The brake controller is mounted to your tow vehicle (usually your dash) ...

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