The Battle of Off Grid Power: Solar Panels vs Generators

- Which is the better off grid power option: solar or generators? The solar vs generator debate isn’t new – but it is becoming more important for anyone thinking of travelling or living off the grid. Let’s face it. We can’t leave home without our smart phones, tablets, laptops, air-conditioner and maybe even a coffee machine. But with all these creature comforts, we need a reliable power solution to keep everything running ...

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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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Briggs and Stratton Generator Review: Do They Stack Up?

Would you buy a Briggs and Stratton generator? They might be the king of mowing equipment, but when it comes to the generator market, is there any reason to choose Briggs and Stratton over Yamaha or Honda?...or a cheaper brand? Our Briggs and Stratton generator review has what you need to know. - Who are Briggs and Stratton? In 1908, American entrepreneurs Harold M. Stratton and Stephen F. Briggs became business partners, and ...

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Generator Maintenance

Generator Maintenance & Safety Tips

A little generator maintenance goes a long way. When you invest in a generator – whatever its size – it’s important you take the time to look after it properly. This will not only maximise the life of the generator but will keep you safe and also save you money in the long run. Don’t wait for your unit to break down before you do some generator maintenance. Whether your generator ...

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Selecting a Generator for Your Caravan

If you’re planning a caravan trip that involves free stay camping, then chances are you’ll need some power to run your appliances (caravan generator). Many caravan owners will pack a portable generator as an option to charge their deep cycle batteries, or to run those appliances that generally require a bit more power such as caravan air-conditioning units, washing machines, microwaves, kettles, hair dryers and the like. Our team of generator ...

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Caravan Generators

Experts Select Top Caravan Generators

You’ve got your caravan or maybe a sparkling new Motorhome/RV, kitted it out with all the modcons…now you just need some power…especially if you want to enjoy the freedom of remote camping! The good news is we have the word on the top motorhome/caravan generators on the market. When it comes to motorhome and caravan generators, there are a few things you need to look out for. You want to ensure it ...

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Best Caravan Generator: Yamaha EF2400iS vs Honda EU20i

YAMAHA vs. HONDA Caravan Generator How do Yamaha and Honda caravan generators match up? Does anything compare to the Yamaha EF2400iS? In this blog, we answer the big questions. You might have seen that the Yamaha EF2400iS recently came out on top in the Caravan & Motorhome Magazine’s Mega Portable Generator Comparison of 2014. This inverter generator boasts 2000W continuous output and 2400W peak output, which is pretty much all you’ll need ...

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Five Top Types of Rigs for Grey Nomads

So you’ve decided to follow your dream and travel around Australia. Good on you! First thing’s first – you need to invest in a motorhome. Or should that be an RV? Perhaps a caravan? Hmmmmm… Choosing the perfect rig is the challenge every new Grey Nomad must face. And there is a long list of factors to consider: level of luxury, driving performance, add-ons and of course, space. Not too long ...

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