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 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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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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Enerdrive Review: The Australian Brand Leading the Way in 12V Products

Enerdrive is leading the way in 12V products. But who are they? Should you choose them over other brands? Our Enerdrive review has the answers. First things first… - Who is Enerdrive? Enerdrive was actually born out of another company called Advance Trident Limited, which mainly served the marine industry. Then, in 2008, Australian businessman Chris McClellan led a management buyout and changed the name and direction of the company. This was the beginning ...

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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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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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