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The DC Charger in my caravan isn’t charging properly

The DC Charger in my caravan isn’t charging properly

I have a DC charger in my caravan, but it doesn’t seem to charge properly? With pretty much all new vehicles these days running smart alternators, the requirement for DC chargers has increased exponentially. The biggest problem we see with DC chargers not operating...

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Lithium Batteries: What Size Inverter Can I Use?

Lithium Batteries: What Size Inverter Can I Use?

This is a question we get asked all the time. The size of the inverter is really dictated by the loads that you want to run. Let’s say your largest load is a microwave. A typical microwave will draw between 900-1200w. With this load you would install a minimum of...

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Are Your Batteries Constantly Going Flat?

Are Your Batteries Constantly Going Flat?

Are Your Batteries Constantly Going Flat? A large portion of DC power systems these days don’t come with any protection to stop the battery from being completely drained away when loads are running. Over discharging a battery can and will shorten its overall lifespan...

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How does an inverter work?

How does an inverter work?

So you want to know how an inverter works? You've come to the right place! We'll also talk you through what you need to know to conduct a proper installation for optimal performance. Firstly, an inverter is a piece of equipment that works by converts DC battery power...

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Flat v Angle Installation of Solar Panels

Flat v Angle Installation of Solar Panels

The positioning of solar panels determines the power output. The angle of the sun in relationship to the angle of the solar panel determines the maximum power density. The tilt angle has the biggest effect on the efficiency of the solar panel. When the angle of the...

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Lithium Battery Overview

Lithium Battery Overview

Lithium Battery Overview Lithium Based batteries are quickly becoming a reasonable replacement for the 150 year old technology of Lead-Acid batteries. In applications where weight is a consideration, Lithium batteries are among the lightest options available. In...

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How to charge a flat battery with an ePOWER charger

How to charge a flat battery with an ePOWER charger

Enerdrive Unplugged – A Wealth of Knowledge at Your Fingertips: Before you jump into our explanation of charging a flat battery with an ePOWER charger, consider joining our community Facebook group – Enerdrive Unplugged. Designed to be an educational tool, you’ll find...

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Why Do I Need Power Filtration Protection?

Why Do I Need Power Filtration Protection?

ALL electronic equipment that plugs into AC power should be protected. Without suitable protection, your expensive home theatre, sound system, TV, entertainment centre or computer equipment will likely be damaged by the surges and spikes that afflict our electrical...

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How to connect batteries in series, parallel, or both

How to connect batteries in series, parallel, or both

How to: Connecting Batteries in Parallel, Series, or Both There are several things to consider when connecting batteries in parallel or in series to achieve the correct battery voltage or capacity for a particular DC installation.  By connecting batteries in series or...

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What’s With Solar Panel Warranties?

What’s With Solar Panel Warranties?

There is so much confusion with solar panel warranties these days, and in our opinion so many of them are not worth the paper they are written on. There are two forms of warranty commonly used these days – Structural & Power. Let's focus on structural. This looks...

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Explaining the Enerdrive eLITE Battery Monitor

Explaining the Enerdrive eLITE Battery Monitor

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Lithium Batteries: What Size Inverter Can I Use?

Lithium Batteries: What Size Inverter Can I Use?

This is a question we get asked all the time. The size of the inverter is really dictated by the loads that you want to run. Let’s say your largest load is a microwave. A typical microwave will draw between 900-1200w. With this load you would install a minimum of...

read more
Are Your Batteries Constantly Going Flat?

Are Your Batteries Constantly Going Flat?

Are Your Batteries Constantly Going Flat? A large portion of DC power systems these days don’t come with any protection to stop the battery from being completely drained away when loads are running. Over discharging a battery can and will shorten its overall lifespan...

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Battery Monitors – a window into your power system

Battery Monitors – a window into your power system

Battery Monitors - a window into your power system - written By Chris McClellan - Director Enerdrive For as long as I’ve been involved in selling Independent Power Products which is now 21 years, battery monitors have been a very major part of the products within my...

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How does an inverter work?

How does an inverter work?

So you want to know how an inverter works? You've come to the right place! We'll also talk you through what you need to know to conduct a proper installation for optimal performance. Firstly, an inverter is a piece of equipment that works by converts DC battery power...

read more
Flat v Angle Installation of Solar Panels

Flat v Angle Installation of Solar Panels

The positioning of solar panels determines the power output. The angle of the sun in relationship to the angle of the solar panel determines the maximum power density. The tilt angle has the biggest effect on the efficiency of the solar panel. When the angle of the...

read more
How to charge a flat battery with an ePOWER charger

How to charge a flat battery with an ePOWER charger

Enerdrive Unplugged – A Wealth of Knowledge at Your Fingertips: Before you jump into our explanation of charging a flat battery with an ePOWER charger, consider joining our community Facebook group – Enerdrive Unplugged. Designed to be an educational tool, you’ll find...

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Lithium Battery Systems Explained.

Michael Browning, Caravan World. To better understand the advantages of having a Lithium Battery System installed in your new caravan, 4WD or camper van, Wally O'Hea represents Enerdrive as Michael Browning from Caravan World takes us through the world of "unplugged"...

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Why Do I Need Power Filtration Protection?

Why Do I Need Power Filtration Protection?

ALL electronic equipment that plugs into AC power should be protected. Without suitable protection, your expensive home theatre, sound system, TV, entertainment centre or computer equipment will likely be damaged by the surges and spikes that afflict our electrical...

read more
How to connect batteries in series, parallel, or both

How to connect batteries in series, parallel, or both

How to: Connecting Batteries in Parallel, Series, or Both There are several things to consider when connecting batteries in parallel or in series to achieve the correct battery voltage or capacity for a particular DC installation.  By connecting batteries in series or...

read more
Explaining the Enerdrive eLITE Battery Monitor

Explaining the Enerdrive eLITE Battery Monitor

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Michael Browning Chooses Trakmaster & Enerdrive

Michael Browning Chooses Trakmaster & Enerdrive

Specialist RV and motoring writer and event organiser Michael Browning is a regular contributor of news and reviews to Caravan World Magazine and Caravan Camping Sales website. As an enthusiastic remote area traveller, Michael recently designed and purchased a new...

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200 Series Landcrusier Off-Road Lithium Powered Beast

200 Series Landcrusier Off-Road Lithium Powered Beast

It not every day do you purchase a $120K top of the range 4WD and instantly take an oxy torch to it and cut off the rear section. Well, Peter Cedergren did just that. Peter does a lot of serious off-road escapes and wanted a purpose built vehicle to suit his needs....

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Lithium Powered 4×4 Off-Road MAN Motorhome

Lithium Powered 4×4 Off-Road MAN Motorhome

Back in 2015 we were approached by Matt Exley from Truck Master Expedition Vehicles in QLD to supply a full electrical system including Lithium battery power for there new MAN 4x4 off-road truck. The mission was to design the full electrical setup including AC...

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Complete RV Power Systems from Enerdrive

Complete RV Power Systems from Enerdrive

Reduce Install time / Improve Performance and Reliability PLUS One Stop Fault and Warranty Support from the Team at Enerdrive Enerdrive have spent considerable time developing a simple, turn-key installation plate for the Caravan, Motorhome, Camper Trailer and...

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Lithium Battery Systems Explained.

Michael Browning, Caravan World. To better understand the advantages of having a Lithium Battery System installed in your new caravan, 4WD or camper van, Wally O'Hea represents Enerdrive as Michael Browning from Caravan World takes us through the world of "unplugged"...

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Lithium … It’s All The Rage

Lithium … It’s All The Rage

But does your Caravan or RV really need a lightweight, super-efficient battery system? We get many people inquiring about lithium batteries for their caravans, motorhomes and boats, but the big question is do they really need to switch to lithium over their current...

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The Evolution of the Other Solar Market (Mobile)

The Evolution of the Other Solar Market (Mobile)

So, you finally have your dream campervan. After decades of planning, you’re finally on the road. It’s jammed to ceiling with superfluous junk, the kids are whipping up road-trip funk to be feared and you have your fridge, water and solar systems installed. You are...

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