Our Guide To DC to DC Chargers

A battery system for your recreational vehicle is the essential power hub. It is important to make sure that you are equipped with all the tools to ensure that power hub is fully charged and maintained for as long as possible. That's where a DC to DC charger comes into play! But with so many brands and models on the market, how do you choose the right charger for your application? ...

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What Size Inverter Do I Need For My Caravan Camping Off-Grid Setup?

So, you’re planning to travel off-grid. You want to pack your home comforts, like a laptop, coffee machine and other AC and 240V appliances. Now you need to work out the most convenient way to run them. The answer? Use a DC to AC inverter from your battery system. But you can’t just buy any inverter. You need to choose the right size for your camping or caravan set-up. Photo courtesy of ...

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What Size Battery Charger Do I Need For My Off-Grid Setup?

If you want to live or travel off-grid, you need to get one thing right first: the right size battery charger. So, how do you know which size charger you need? Work out your charger size based on the following factors: - 1. Battery Type For lead acid deep cycle batteries (AGM or Gel), ideally you want a charger with an Amp output of 10-20% of the total battery bank. So, for a 100Ah ...

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Pressure Washer Accessories, Nozzles & Fittings

Choosing suitable pressure washer accessories is just as important as choosing the pressure washer! These accessories, nozzles and fittings can potentially make your life and job easier and more efficient. To find out which pressure washer accessories are suitable for your needs, read on. - Pressure Washer Nozzles: - When it comes to pressure washer nozzles, having the right spray tip for your pressure washer unit could potentially reduce your run time and increase ...

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Choosing The Right Pressure Washer For The Job!

When it comes to a pressure washer, it can be confusing to select the right unit for your application. Naturally, you want to purchase a unit that will last, but this will depend on the frequency and duration of use. Let’s first define frequency of use, and duration of use, then take a look at some factors to help you decide. Frequency of use: This means how often your likely to ...

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Power On The Go: Generator vs Battery

So, you want to plan your dream power system for your caravan or 4WD. Which is the better option: generator or battery? Whether you’re heading off for a weekend adventure or going all the way around the block, you need to consider how you’ll keep things powered up on the road. The truth is, both batteries and generators come with pros and cons. Let’s see how they stack up in our generator vs battery review: Pros of Generators Generators ...

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Caravan Diesel Heater vs Caravan Gas Heater

Baby it’s cold outside, but that doesn’t mean you should store your caravan until warmer weather. Get yourself a caravan heater and long may the adventures continue. When buying your caravan heater, there’s one important question to answer: diesel or gas? There’s no right or wrong answer. As with all caravan appliances, it depends on a few important factors, including your set-up, how you like to travel and how cold it’s going to ...

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Caravan Battery Review: AGM vs Lithium

AGM or lithium? If you’re buying a caravan battery, this is one of the first decisions you need to make. Back when the only choice was lead acid AGM batteries, the answer was simple. AGM batteries provided everything you could want in a deep cycle and starter battery. Then along came lithium and everything changed. Lithium batteries promise higher efficiency, better life cycles and lightweight package – just for a much ...

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Yamaha EF2200IS vs Honda EU2200i Generator Review

Thinking of buying an ultra-reliable inverter generator for camping, caravanning or around the home? Chances are you’re torn between the two most popular inverter generators on the market: the brand new Yamaha EF2200iS and the Honda EU2200i. Who can blame you? When it comes to portable inverter generators, Yamaha and Honda are streets ahead with their ultra-durable, reliable units. But which one do you choose? We pitted the EF2200iS vs ...

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Caravan Power & Electricals: Our Favourite 12V Products

Heading off on a caravan adventure? It takes more than just an amazing caravan to have the trip you’ve been dreaming about. You need a range of 12V products and accessories to power you along the way.  With so many to choose from, we know it can be overwhelming working out the right products for your caravan. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of some of the best 12V products ...

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