Sometimes running with one battery isn’t enough. Maybe you need to boost your battery bank capacity? Or increase the run time of appliances when off grid.
Good news! There are ways to connect lithium batteries in parallel to double capacity while keeping the voltage the same.
This means two 12V 120Ah batteries wired in parallel will give you only 12V. But increases capacity to 240Ah.
Connecting your lithium batteries in parallel requires some ...
Wanting to purchase a caravan battery management system but not sure where to start? Read our guide below!
What Is A Caravan Battery Management System?
A Caravan Battery Management System is the central hub where all your charging, monitoring and protection takes place. This central hub can be made up of one device with a display screen or multiple devices mounted on a pre-wired board or box. The best battery management systems ...
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) ...
Our Comprehensive Guide To Enerdrive DC To DC Charger Wiring:
Setting up a dual battery system in your 4WD, caravan or camper trailer doesn’t just end with purchasing a charger and batteries. Your system needs to be wired in the safest way that will provide the greatest performance and longevity.
As with any electrical installation, you should always consult the owner’s manual for correct installation. Enerdrive provides detailed DC to DC ...
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 ...
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? ...
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.
Use a DC to AC inverter from your battery system.
But you can’t just buy any inverter. You need to choose ...
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 ...
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: a generator or battery?
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 ...
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 ...