Camping & Caravan Solar Panels: FAQ

Thinking of buying Caravan Solar Panels? You’ve probably got a ton of questions. To help, our team has answered the most common questions here: - Why Should I Use Solar Power? There are several benefits of powering your caravan or camping appliances with solar: Solar panels create free energyThey are environmentally friendlyThey provide the ability to travel off-grid for extended periods of time - What Are Watts, Volts, Amps and Amp Hours? Let's start super basic, to ...

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4WD Recovery Gear

What Should Be In Your 4WD Recovery Kit?

Unexpected problems can happen on any 4WD trip. It doesn’t matter how experienced you are or how long you’ve been travelling for. That’s why investing in a 4WD recovery kit is an absolute must before you take your 4WD off the bitumen. With a well-stocked recovery kit, you can get out of the toughest situations (without embarrassment!). The big question is – what should go in your 4WD recovery kit? - Here’s Our Must-Have ...

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Sealed Performance Batteries

Invicta Lithium Battery Review: Worth the Price?

If you’re searching for a top-quality lithium battery, it won’t be long before you come across the Invicta battery range. Their Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries are renowned for their premium quality and safety features. But getting a premium Invicta battery comes with a price tag to match. You’re probably wondering, is it worth it? Invicta 12V 100Ah Lithium Battery with 4 Series Functionality In this Invicta lithium battery review, we seek ...

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MPPT vs PWM Solar Regulators

MPPT vs PWM Solar Regulators

Which solar regulator should you choose: MPPT vs PWM? MPPT and PWM charge controllers are both used to regulate the power from solar panels to charge batteries.   But when it comes to MPPT vs PWM, which one is best for your needs? Read on to find out. - What Is A Solar Regulator? A solar regulator, or solar charge controller, is required if you have a solar power system with batteries. The job of the solar regulator is ...

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Upright 12V Fridge

How to Install a 12V Upright Fridge

Step 1: Measure Your Cut Out Space A 12V upright fridge will vary in the dimensions (l x w x h) relative to the cut out or recess dimensions. E.g. Often a fridge may have a narrower cut out required than the overall width of the fridge. This is to allow for frames, doors and the overall shape of the fridge. You can find the cut out required in the specifications of each ...

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Caravan Storage

Maintenance Tips For Storing a Caravan, Camper Trailer or RV

You’ve arrived home sweet home from your trip, relaxed and full of stories from your adventures. But before you stow away your caravan and download to your mates, there are a few things you need to take care of. We’re not just talking about the dirty pile of laundry. Storing your caravan comes with a few important tasks like covering your van. Tick these off now and your vehicle will ...

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How to Prepare Your Home and Family for Bushfire Season

Temperatures are rising and the cooler wetter winter days are a distant memory. While for many of us this means trips to the beach and barbecues with mates; for others it has other more serious implications. Bushfires. - - In many parts of Australia, bushfires go hand-in-hand with the summer months. Yet every year we are seeing more formidable and devastating bushfires hit, and in places they have never struck before. Despite this, ...

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Best 200Ah Lithium Battery: What Your Trip Needs

Lithium batteries are becoming the go-to power source for caravans in Australia. Especially a 200Ah lithium battery. It’s easy to see why! Lithium batteries are not only lightweight. They also boast a high performance and have an incredible life cycle compared to other battery types. Enerdrive ePOWER B-TEC 200Ah Lithium Battery - What Is A Lithium Battery? A lithium battery might look similar to a lead acid AGM battery. But the way they work ...

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Enerdrive Canopy Systems: Ultimate 4×4 Canopy Setup

Every serious 4WD camper needs a brilliant canopy setup. We’re excited to announce that Enerdrive has come to the party with a market leading 4WD canopy setup. - Who Is Enerdrive? Enerdrive started life as a company called Advance Trident Limited, which mostly served the marine industry. However, in 2008, the company changed leadership, name and direction. Now, it is not only a leading supplier of independent power products, but also designs ...

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What Is An Inverter Generator?

Inverter generators are used to power everything from campsites to offices, coffee vans and home appliances during blackouts. But what exactly is an inverter generator? Here we explain what they are, how they work, and the pros and cons. - What is an Inverter Generator? In a nutshell, it is a generator that can safely power sensitive electronic gadgets and smart devices. They produce clean and stable energy in comparison to traditional generators. ...

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