With campsites becoming increasingly reliant on electrical power, it is important to ensure that you are selecting the right deep cycle batteries for your application and that you understand their strengths and weaknesses. This guide aims to explain in plain English everything you need to know to confidently purchase your next 12V battery.[Read more…] about A Comprehensive Guide to Deep Cycle Batteries
Hardkorr LED camping lights are great for illuminating your campsite, but did you know that they can also be used as ute canopy, cargo area or tailgate lighting?
In fact, our camping lights are one of the most popular choices for this type of application. Most Australian aftermarket canopy builders and auto electricians use and recommend our products nowadays for their unbeatable combination of brightness, toughness and reliability, and because of the unique accessories we’ve developed especially for installation of our lights inside a vehicle.[Read more…] about Ute Canopy and 4WD Cargo Area Lighting: A Complete Guide
Whether you’re a keen camper or just starting out, you’re probably aware that portable solar panels are now considered to be an essential part of most camping trips. This is especially the case if you’re travelling with your family, for an extended period of time, or in a remote location where supplies (such as ice) aren’t readily available.[Read more…] about Everything You Need To Know About Portable Solar for Camping
If you go camping nowadays, one thing will stand out: almost everybody uses LED camping lights. Gone are the days of fluorescent and gas lanterns, today’s campsites are filled with LED lanterns, strips, bars, torches and head torches. You’ll also notice that many of these lights have the ability to produce both white and orange light, which is something we’ll discuss later on in this article. This guide compares and contrasts LED camp lighting with older technologies, and provides a summary of the different types of LED camping lights on the market today and what each can be used for.[Read more…] about What LED Camp Lighting Do You Need For Your Campsite?
IP ratings, or Ingress Protection ratings, are standardised and globally recognised ratings of the degree of protection provided by mechanical casings and electrical enclosures against the entry of solid particles (from body parts to dust) and liquids into the object.[Read more…] about Ingress Protection or IP Ratings: What Do They Mean?