How much is the Powerpack 2?
Where can I purchase a Powerpack 2?
From any BCF or Rays Outdoors stores nationwide
What size battery can it take?
The Powerpack 2 can accept up to 130Ah battery
How long will it last?
Depends on the overall current draw, we tested the Powerpack 2 fitted with a
130Ah battery and it ran a 40L Waeco fridge for up to 6 days
What is the built in charger?
The built in charger is a 1.5amp smart charger designed to charge, condition and maintain the battery over prolonged periods of time. This charger works from 240V mains power only.
What types of batteries are compatible with the Powerpack 2?
The Powerpack 2 can accept Lead Acid, GEL and AGM batteries
Can I connect an inverter to the Powerpack 2?
Yes, you can connect an inverter directly to the external terminals or accessory port as long as the inverter current draw from the Powerpack 2 does not exceed 10A.
Can I charge from my vehicles 12V outlet?
Yes, a DC car charger is supplied with the Powerpack 2
Can I charge from Solar Panels?
Yes, you can connect your solar panels directly to the top terminals or accessory socket on the Powerpack, this method charges the battery directly and bypasses the built in charger
Can I charge from my vehicles alternator?
Yes, you can charge from your vehicles alternator by setting up the Powerpack 2 as an auxiliary battery through a dual battery system, this method charges the battery directly and bypasses the built in charger
Can I charge from a generator?
Yes, you can charge from a generator using the 240V adaptor or if the generator has charging leads you can connect them to the top terminals on the Powerpack
Can I charge and use the Powerpack 2 at the same time?
When charging with the built in charger, it is not recommended to charge and use the Powerpack 2 at the same time. If you are charging from Solar panels or from your vehicle, you can charge and use the Powerpack at the same time because you are bypassing the built in charger
Can I jumpstart vehicles with the Powerpack 2?
Yes, you can jumpstart from the Powerpack 2 only if the battery you place in the Powerpack has high cold cranking amps which are designed to start vehicles.
How long will the Powerpack 2 take to charge my battery?
It depends on the battery size and how much charge it has. For a completely flat 100AHr battery the Powerpack 2 will take about 3 days. To calculate the charge time in hours for a flat battery, divide the battery size (Ahr) by 1.5. For example, 100AHr ÷ 1.5 = 66.66 hours (or 2.77 days).