National Luna Distribution Boxes

A previous blog post covered the pros and cons of a portable dual-battery system versus an installed unit. Aside from portability being the most apparent advantage, one of the main benefits of a battery-box system is its feature-filled control panel, boasting: USB ports Power sockets Solar input (model dependant) A quick-connect coupling for our 220V …

Which Battery Box Solution Is Best For You?

While the benefits of a portable-battery system are seemingly obvious (mobility around camp, backup household use, and an easy installation in your vehicle or trailer), deciding which portable system is best for you, isn’t always so clear. To help with the decision, here’s a breakdown of National Luna’s full range of class-leading battery boxes, starting …

SNEAK PEAK: National Luna’s new 40A DC-DC power pack

In a recent technical column, we described the pros and cons of using a 40A DC-DC charger versus a 25A unit. You can read that blog piece here, otherwise, here’s a summarised version below… 25A VERSUS 40A Although a 40A DC-DC charger appears to be the ultimate dual-battery solution, the benefit of using a 40A …

BUILT-IN DUAL-BATTERY SYSTEM vs PORTABLE POWER PACK

Which is best? An installed dual-battery system, or a portable unit?   Dual-battery systems generally come in two formats:   1)  Installed units that are permanently mounted within your vehicle, or… 2)  Those packaged within a portable power pack / battery box.   If you’re having trouble deciding which solution is right for you, here’s …

Portable Power Solutions for Campers on the move

Although dual-battery systems have been around for many decades – commonly in the form of a manually operated switch – it was only until 1998 that the split-charging system was automated via an Intelligent Solenoid. A short while later, the market called for a portable version, one that could be recharged via a vehicle’s alternator, …

Fast Charge

Is it time to ditch your lead-acid battery for lithium-ion technology? While some overland travellers have migrated away from lead-acid batteries in favour of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4), others are not yet convinced of the economics. Although it may be true that the higher costs of a LiFePO4 auxiliary battery make it harder to justify …

DC to DC Chargers: When is bigger better?

QUESTION I read your previous column that compared the recharge performance of an Intelligent Solenoid system against your very own 25A DC-DC charger. In the same editorial, you mentioned that the results would differ if a 40A charger were used. Well, I’ve got my heart set on a DC-DC setup, purely because I like the …

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