Camping generators

You want one thing from your generator – for it to start every time you push the button. That’s the case whether you’re on the road, on the work-site, caravanning in the outback, or at home in a blackout. An electric start generator is designed to start without any fuss. But with so many electric start generators on the market, how do you know which to choose? Our experts have done … Read More

Need to keep the noise down? Find out what quiet generator models will keep the neighbours happy. There are times when you need a quiet generator. You might be camping, running a food van or working in a residential area. Quiet generators are also a good choice for home and business standby power – the last thing you want during a power outage is a noisy generator. First, let’s look at … Read More

Ryobi Generator Review

Ryobi is a big name in power tools, so how do Ryobi generators compare to the rest? We put them to the test. See our Ryobi generator review. A well known manufacturer the world over, Ryobi should have a generator range right up there with the best of the generator brands... Shouldn’t they? Let’s see how their generators compare and provide an expert Ryobi Generator Review: The Contenders The two Ryobi … Read More

If you’ve got a 4WD, you’re no stranger to using your car battery and alternator to power up your 12V accessories. But when you’re on a big 4WD adventure, you need a trustworthy power source you can rely on to keep you powered up for days on end. Here we reveal the top three generators on the market. Before we get to the good stuff, let’s look at the benefits … Read More

Charging 12V batteries with a generator

You’ve bought a camping inverter generator with built-in 12-volt outlets. But how do you go about charging 12v batteries from your generator? Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know. Let’s get straight to point: camping generators may have a 12-volt output on them, but when it comes to the crunch, they are not designed to fully charge your batteries directly. There are two main reasons why: First, … Read More

Planning a camping trip this summer? Before you pack your generator, take some time to read the generator rules for national parks across Australia. Nothing beats the convenience of portable power. For some, that may be solar and battery packs, and for others it may be a modern camping generator - and there’s no time like the summer months to get out there and test out your new ultra lightweight … Read More

CAMPING GENERATOR

Best Camping Generators Revealed

EXPERTS PROVIDE CAMPING GENERATOR REVIEWS  Today you don’t have to leave power behind when you hit the road. Camping generators mean you can power up things like microwave, television, laptop, toaster, coffee maker and even the air conditioner in your Motorhome. Of course, the other most common use for a camping generator is recharging your deep cycle battery packs which run all your favorite 12 volt appliances; this is where … Read More

Honda 2kVA generator

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 2000 watt Generator When it comes to inverter generators, Yamaha and Honda are head and shoulders above the rest. And if you’re looking for a 2000W generator for camping, caravanning or boating, there’s simply no comparison between these two powerhouses and the rest of the field. So how do you choose between them? Continue reading about Honda 2kVA generator. Following from our in-depth comparison of the Yamaha EF1000iS and … Read More

camping gear

The Gear You Need For Camping This Summer

Summer is just around the corner… you beauty! That means camping with your mates and family; stories around the campfire, BBQ’s by the beach, star gazing at night and getting back to nature. And because we know you’d rather spend your time exploring the Aussie outback than the aisles of another department store, we’ve made a list of cool camping gear that can be found online and delivered to your … Read More

Yamaha generators

Like car manufacturers, we find that generator manufacturers are typically good at different things. Some are the best at industrial generators. Others have a knack for backup generators. And of course, there are those who know exactly how to make the most lightweight and compact portable generators. But with Yamaha generators, there seems to be no limit to their skills. Yamaha produces the gruntiest generators for the worksite. The lightest … Read More

buy a generator online

Remember the days when shopping for a petrol generator meant trekking from store to store comparing prices and models? Trying in vain to find an expert who could tell you the difference between this generator and that generator? Those days are long gone. Thanks to this fang-dangled thing called the Internet, today the most convenient way is to buy a generator online. With the internet, you have the biggest range … Read More

Back in 1973, when Yamaha first started producing generators, nobody could have imagined that 50 years on they would be building gensets that make manufacturers like Honda quake in their boots. But today Yamaha is one of the biggest names in generators. If you’re looking for portable generators for camping/caravanning, they've got it. Rugged, powerful workhorses for the jobsite? Reliable, hassle-free companions for your mobile business? They've got it. The … Read More

Yamaha Inverter Generator

There was a time that if you put the words “Yamaha” and “Power” in the same sentence, you could only be talking about the roaring power behind the latest Yamaha motorcycle. After all, Yamaha has been a leading name in motorcycles since the very first 125cc YA-1 Motorcycle was made and sold in Japan in 1955. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jui3qHhmhc Today Yamaha is a big name in another power industry: generators. Yamaha first started producing … Read More

Best Generator Brands

Thinking of buying a new generator? Maybe you’re finally going on that caravan trip you’ve been planning for the past 12 months. Perhaps you’re investing in a new generator as back-up to your solar system. Or maybe this is the year you’re finally getting your home extension built and you need a generator to see you through. Whatever the reason, before you purchase a new generator, it pays to know … Read More

If there’s one thing the GFC taught us, it’s how to make our family budget go further. There’s nothing like a free family holiday. Getting out into our own backyard and exploring the great Australian outback is a great option for a family holiday. Of course, the best thing about going camping is that you can do it for free, or almost for free. By choosing free camping sites in … Read More

Top 10 4WD Tracks you MUST drive

Invested in a new 4WD toy and want to get it dirty? Or maybe you want to set your beloved 4WD a new challenge? Time to throw the esky, tent and Inverter Generator in the back of the 4WD and get off the beaten track... Luck for you, Australia has some of the most famous and thrilling 4WD tracks in the world. North, east, south, west or middle of the country … Read More

There’s nothing like a secluded getaway – just you, your campervan and a sense of adventure. But what if you get there and realise there is no power for your essentials? That’s why we’ve put together this list of the 13 best secluded camping sites around Australia where you will need to pack Portable Power. Be that: solar panels and/or an Inverter Generator. So what are you waiting for? Choose … Read More

In order to camp remotely, taking in the best of the great outdoors, you need to be able to power your lights, fridge and other essential equipment. In order to really enjoy your camping trip you need to be able to generate your own power supply. There are several options available to campers, including a solar set up and portable generator, with each involving the use of batteries to store … Read More