Inverter Generators

Kipor Inverter Generators

Kipor generators have been around for a while now, so we thought it was about time we put them up against the big (budget and premium) brands to see how they rank in our Kipor Generator Review: You may have heard of Kipor; they’re global brand that make not only generators of many sizes but other construction machinery and engines. This article focuses on their portable range of inverter generators which … Read More

5kva generator

There are some generators that are versatile enough to use across a wide range of applications – recreation, home backup, on boats, construction sites, events, small businesses and more. The key aspect of a generator that allows this kind of multipurpose use is its size: 5Kva generator. This level of power output makes them a great choice for all sorts of equipment from your home devices, power tools, kitchen appliances … Read More

best generator engines

The Best Generator Engines Revealed

Ever wondered who builds the best generator engines? We’ve put them to the test –now it’s time to crown the winners. A generator is only as good as its engine. Sure it might be packed with the most innovative features, large capacity fuel tanks, noise-reducing casing, remote starting and more. But when it comes to the crunch, if the generator’s engine isn’t up to par, its performance won’t be either. … Read More

Inverter Generator

Looking for a generator for the jobsite but don’t want to go big? An inverter generator could be the way to go. Here’s why… When we talk about power around the jobsite, we’re usually recommending the open frame trade generators that pack the most grunt. Those Petrol or Diesel powerhouse generators that you can rely on for a full day’s worth of electricity for your big and small equipment. And … 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

PORTABLE GENERATOR REVIEWS Over the years we’ve sold countless portable inverter generators to campers, caravaners and motorhome enthusiasts all over the country. With each of our customers, we endeavor to get feedback on their experience using their new generator on their trips. This helps us to ensure we have happy customers (and happy campers!), as well as provide advice to new customers. It also allows us to pass on useful … 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

caravan generator

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 … Read More

generators for camping

Whether you are heading on a camping trip in your camper trailer or a family holiday in your caravan, chances are you’ll be relying on a battery system at some point to provide power for your appliances… your batteries will get charge when your vehicle is running, but your battery juice will get used up by your appliances if you stay in an un-powered spot for a little while. You … Read More

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 … 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

Home backup generator

BEST HOME BACKUP GENERATOR MODELS After tropical storms, cyclones and hurricanes hit, the resulting power cuts can cause disruption for days or weeks afterwards. Keeping food cold, living by torchlight and trying to keep mobiles, laptops and radios powered up becomes a daily challenge. Australians are no strangers to natural disasters – which is why many people are doing the smart thing and buying a home backup generator. While it … Read More

coffee cart generator

Top Coffee Cart Generators Revealed

Starting a mobile coffee cart business? Before you start honing your milk frothing, you need enough portable power to run the coffee machine. Here, we look at the best coffee cart generator on the market. Operating a coffee cart with a generator is the best way to expand your business into new locations as it eliminates the need for a mains power connection. The type of generator you choose for your … Read More

road trip preparation

 ROAD TRIP PREPARATION & ESSENTIALS You have made the reservations, you have packed your gear and you can’t wait to get away from it all! Indeed, it seems like you are ready for a road trip! However, before you get ahead of yourself, make sure your vehicle is as ready for the journey as you are. Get your vehicle preparation off to a good start by keeping the following basics … Read More

honda 6.5kva inverter generator

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 6500 watt Generator Honda and Yamaha set the benchmark for the world of power. And the largest portable inverter generators in their class by a country mile are the Yamaha EF6300iSE and Honda EU65iS (now also available is the Honda 7kVA generator, known as the Honda EU70iS model). So let's find out exactly how they match up. We’re going to say it: both of these generators are … Read More

Honda EU30iS

YAMAHA vs. HONDA 3000 watt Generator Honda and Yamaha are so iconic in terms of anything to do with power, that it’s a true battle of the titans when you put their 3000W generators to the test. Let's see how they match up, as we compare their features and specs. Okay, so the Yamaha and Honda 3kVA generators might be more power than most people need for a camping trip. But … 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

Lectron Generators

Lectron Generators : A couple of years back, we told you how Lectron was the new kid on the generator block. We were excited about these budget generators made in China, especially because they came with some appealing features and were backed by a 1 year warranty. However, 2 years on and we are withdrawing our support for the Lectron generators brand. We like to be open with our customers about why we do and don't stock certain products. … 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

Buying a Generator for your Business

Thinking of buying a generator for business use? Whether it’s a farm, event, construction site, satellite office or something else entirely, there’s a whole range of commercial generators that can power your Australian business day and night. The only challenge is working out which one is best for your needs. That’s where we come in.  Below are the top 9 things to consider when buying a commercial generator. You may … Read More

The Great Portable Inverter Generator Showdown: Yamaha vs. Honda: Are you in the market for an inverter generator? While there are several reputable manufacturers out there to choose from, there are two big brand names that stand head and shoulders above the rest: Honda generators for sale and Yamaha generators for sale. So how do you choose between Honda generators for sale and Yamaha generators for sale? Both brands have popular portable generator … 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 Generators for Food Vans revealed

There was a time the only food truck to jingle its way round town was Mr Whippy. Now the kids who used to run out into the streets screaming for soft serves in a cone are all grown up and now they’re chasing a new breed of food truck. From tacos to gumbo, curry to burgers, food trucks are serving up a whole menu of appetising and (sometimes) gourmet goodies. It’s … Read More

Behind every great outdoor event is power generator technology. Generators have long been the power option of choice for market stalls, festivals, and school fetes. Now their popularity has reached an all-time high thanks to the growing trends of pop-up bars and food vans. In fact, portable electric generators provide power to almost all events and festivals in Australia today. But with so many generators to choose from, how to … 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

inverter generators

Buyers Guide to Inverter Generators

Whether you’re on the road towing a caravan or at home in the shed, these days we rely on an array of electronic gadgets and smart devices to live our lives. These types of sensitive electronics require a cleaner, more stable energy source than a Traditional Generator can provide. Safety is the key, as you don’t want to damage your electronic equipment or your inverter generators. It’s no wonder that … 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