Category Archives: Equipment

How to secure sufficient electrical power on a trip

The days when you could go off into the bush to ‘get away from it all’ are long gone. The modern traveller simply cannot go camping without having electricity to power all the electrical equipment that we need to stay in touch and camp comfortably.

Your most important needs for electrical power on a camping expedition will be to charge your cell phone, laptop, camera equipment and fridge/freezer. If you are going on an extended trip or plan on doing regular camping trips you would be wise to have a few USB ports, preferably 2.1 Amp capacity, installed in your vehicle for charging equipment while you drive. Continue reading How to secure sufficient electrical power on a trip

Solar panels are essential for bush campers

Let’s face it; nowadays it is difficult to camp for longer than a day without having electricity available. Most modern day campers travel with a fridge or a freezer, or both. On top of keeping our food fresh, we all have cell phones, laptops, iPads, tablets, cameras and a variety of electronic equipment that needs to be charged regularly. Continue reading Solar panels are essential for bush campers