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How to install a REDARC BCDC battery charger

Looking for a DIY guide to installing a REDARC DC-DC Charger? Adding a dual battery system to your vehicle means you can travel further for longer, take extra accessories like fridges, camp lights and so much more to power your adventures or weekend getaways.

NO LIMITS | EP 8 | AS WE WANDER

Escape the city, stay the journey, become part of the van life movement. Episode 8 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series is all about taking the time to explore the Eyre Peninsula, soaking in the sun, sand and serenity, through the eyes of As We Wander.

REDARC Trailer Battery Charger for tail lifts, Hiabs and winches

The REDARC BCDC1212T 12A trailer battery charger is designed to charge your auxiliary trailer battery to 100% state of charge while on the move. Perfect for charging tipper trailer battery and liftgate charging, this dump trailer charger operates in a 12- or 24-volt vehicle and is 12 Amp input current limited to charge your secondary battery banks to 100% state of charge while on the move.

How to install the REDARC BCDC1212T trailer battery charger

Want to install the REDARC BCDC1212T 12A trailer battery charger to charge your auxiliary trailer battery to 100% state of charge while on the move? Follow this helpful guide to safely and effectively install this charger with all battery makes and chemistries, including Standard Lead-Acid, Calcium, Gel, AGM and Lithium LiFeP04.

NO LIMITS | EP 7 | BOUND FOR NOWHERE

Take the road trip you've always dreamed of with on-board power perfect for off-grid experiences. Episode 7 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series is all about taking off down the highway and finding fun and adventure off the beaten track, through the eyes of Bound For Nowhere.

NO LIMITS | EP 6 | PAT CALLINAN

See Australia your own way, with off-grid power by REDARC. Episode 6 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series is all about experiencing the diverse landscapes of Australia on 4 wheels, through the eyes of Pat Callinan.

Categories: Pat Callinan, About REDARC

REDARC | The Industry Choice | Cub Campers

Cub Campers place great value in the relationships they have with their suppliers and the industry at large. That's one of the reasons they choose REDARC products because they know the Australian made gear is backed up by a local team capable of offering specialised technical and product support.

REDARC | The Industry Choice | Wedgetail Campers

Australian camper trailer manufacturer Wedgetail Campers chooses Australian made 12v gear from REDARC for their off-grid ready builds. Utilising the sophisticated RedVision total vehicle management system, Wedgetail's camper trailers give their customers peace of mind to know exactly how much power they have on-board and how much battery power they're using to run their gear.

REDARC | The Industry Choice | OffTrax

When it comes to building a system that is easy to use, reliable and adaptable, OffTrax rely on REDARC to help support their customers. With the market leading RedVision total vehicle management system, OffTrax's camper trailers offer sophisticated camping with all of the comforts from home powered safely and reliably.

REDARC | The Industry Choice | Patriot Campers

REDARC are the only brand that Patriot Campers trust to keep their camper trailers powered up both on and off-road. Patriot's rely on REDARC's Australian made gear to run fridges, charge accessories and to keep control of what they're towing with the market leading Tow-Pro Elite brake controller.

Why you need a high draw Lithium deep cycle battery

Looking for a lithium battery for your 4x4, RV or caravan? The REDARC 100Ah heavy duty LiFePO4 battery is perfect for running high powered devices, from inverters through to coffee machines and power tools.

NO LIMITS | EP 5 | ROAMING LOST

Adventure? Powered. Off-grid overlanding in Utah in a kitted out 2020 RAM 1500 Rebel EcoDiesel. Episode 5 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series is all about getting remote, taking time to breathe and enjoy the moment, through the eyes of Roaming Lost.

NO LIMITS | EP 4 | 4WD 24/7

Remote 4WDing fully charged with REDARC and 4WD 24/7. Episode 4 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series is all about winching, conquering tracks and remote camping with your best mates, through the eyes of 4WD 24/7.

NO LIMITS | EP 3 | Built Not Bought

From the west to the east, island to island, through any type of adventure, know NO LIMITS. Episode 3 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series is all about adrenaline, exploration and life on the lighter side, through the eyes of Built Not Bought.

The full 12v power solution with REDARC lithium batteries

Build the perfect battery bank for your 4WD, RV, camper, caravan, or boat with REDARC's lithium battery range. Find out what Macca has to say about how REDARC can help deliver longer lasting power for your next great adventure.

NO LIMITS | EP 2 | Overland Travellers

Overland film making by Overland Travellers. Episode 2 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series explores the natural beauty of The Flinders Ranges, through the eyes of Overland Travellers.

NO LIMITS | EP 1 | All 4 Adventure

Freedom is being able to roam, reconnect with the land and have NO LIMITS to where you can go. Episode 1 of REDARC's NO LIMITS series looks at exploring the wonder of Australia, through the eyes of All 4 Adventure.

NO LIMITS | OFF-GRID HILUX BUILD BY REDARC

Are you ready to tackle your own off-grid build? The experts in 4x4 power have custom built this Toyota Hilux to do anything and go anywhere powered by our Australian proof 12v gear. Take a look behind the build to find out how we turned this stock Hilux into an off-grid tourer ready for any adventure. With REDARC on-board, there are NO LIMITS to where you can go.

Categories: About REDARC

NO LIMITS | HILUX OFF-GRID BUILD | TEASER

It's time to POWER UP and push the limits. REDARC have built an off-grid Hilux powered up with market leading 12v gear ready for any adventure. Full build coming soon.

Categories: About REDARC

REDARC DNA | NO LIMITS

However far you want to go, is however far you should be able to. Nobody designs, engineers, builds, tests or uses gear like we do. REDARC products are built to take you there and back. Supporting customers with our market leading technical and sales support, our ruggedized product design and our outback proven gear means there is NO LIMITS to where REDARC can take you.

Categories: About REDARC

Adding a 3-in-1 battery charger to your 4x4

Looking for a versatile, reliable and effective way to charge your 4WD batteries? The Manager30 offers three options to charge your dual battery system to keep you on the road longer with all of the comforts from home.

How does the RedVision screen work?

Thinking about a control and monitoring system for your 4WD, caravan or camper trailer? REDARC's RedVision TVMS and Manager30 BMS, makes it perfect for a weekend trip or extended remote travel.

12v control with the RedVision app

Looking for one simple way to control and monitor your 12v gear and on-board accessories? The RedVision total vehicle management system from REDARC gives you full flexibility in the palm of your hand.

Benefits of brake controllers with Jase Andrews

If you need to tow anything from trailers to horse floats to boats to caravans or camper trailers, you'll need an effective brake controller that allows you to keep control on any terrain. Jase Andrews from All 4 Adventure walks through the features and benefits of the market leading Tow-Pro Elite and gives a personal insight into how it's helped him tow safely for years.

The ultimate Hilux 12v setup? Jase Andrews reviews the REDARC Hilux

All 4 Adventure's Jase Andrews knows what it takes to build an off-road tourer capable of tackling the terrain, and keeping charge when at camp. Watch as Jase walks through the kitted out REDARC Hilux and takes a closer look at at the 12v gear he trusts.

OWN THE ROAD | VAN LIFE POWER

Are you ready to break free and live life on your terms? Embrace the van life with no fixed address, no worries and nowhere to be but right where you want to be. With REDARC you can power life's next great adventure. Live remote, off-grid and totally self sufficient.

TAKE YOUR JOURNEY TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Experience the new, take in the view, find yourself and each other. Take the power of REDARC on your next great adventure to create memories and experiences that'll last a lifetime. 

How to choose a dual battery system with Shaun Whale

Have you just bought your first 4WD and are looking for a 12v setup to suit how you want to travel? Shaun Whale guides you through the different types of dual battery systems available no matter your budget or vehicle type.

Keeping power tools charged off road with a Pure Sine Wave Inverter

When heading into the bush it's important to be prepared for anything. Using a REDARC Pure Sine Wave Inverter, Shaun Whale keeps all his power tools charged ready for anything the tracks can throw at him.

Categories: Shaun Whale, Inverters

The ultimate Ford Ranger dual battery setup with 4x4 Australia

Looking to add a dual battery setup to your Ford Ranger? Look no further than this epic 12v build from 4X4 Australia, complete with REDARC's RedVision TVMS and Manager30 BMS, makes it perfect for a weekend trip or extended remote travel.

Taking power off grid with a Pure Sine Wave Inverter

With a REDARC Pure Sine Wave Inverter, 240v AC power is available right at your fingertips. Shaun Whale talks choosing the right size inverter for all your power needs.

Categories: Shaun Whale, Inverters

Managing batteries at camp with the Manager30

Are you looking for the most efficient way to keep on top of your batteries while on the road? Shaun Whale talks keeping his batteries charged not only on the road but when he's parked up at home.

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

Shaun Whale's guide to 12v setups at REDARC HQ

Want to learn more about 12v setups for your 4WD? Take the guesswork out of selecting the right product with a tour of the REDARC factory with Shaun Whale from 4WD 24/7.

Shaun Whale's ultimate RedVision canopy setup

A 12v game changer, Shaun Whale talks through his ultimate canopy setup featuring REDARC's RedVision Total Vehicle Management System. Connected to his Manager30 Battery Management System, RedVision brings an unprecedented level of control and automation to any camper, caravan or 4WD setup. 

The perfect battery charger for your gear in storage

Looking for a safe and easy to use AC battery charger? Justin from Patriot Campers reviews the REDARC range of SmartChargers that are perfect for keeping those batteries topped up when your favourite toys are stuck in storage.

 

Ford Ranger 12v canopy setup featuring RedVision

Looking to upgrade the canopy in your Ford Ranger with the ultimate 12v power management system? Check out 4x4 Australia's setup featuring the REDARC RedVision TVMS and Manager30 kit that provides full control and monitoring of their batteries and on-board accessories.

Built Not Bought Patrol canopy walk through

Take a look inside Sam Eyles' RedVision install inside the Built Not Bought Patrol. Sam has customised REDARC's total vehicle management to suit his travel style and needs.

Where is your next great adventure taking you?

REDARC want you to get ready to tackle the unknown. To get out there and get inspired. To live and breathe a lifestyle that allows you to break free of the norm, and drink in the beauty of your own backyard and beyond.

 

Categories: About REDARC

Why you need an easy to use and versatile brake controller

Even if you don't need to travel as remote or as rugged as Jase from All 4 Adventure, you do need to have a brake controller on board to keep your trailer, caravan or camper under complete control. 

Full Ford Ranger 12v canopy setup with 4x4 Australia

Renowned 4WD magazine 4x4 Australia setup their new Ford Ranger with REDARC's innovative RedVision Total Vehicle Management System - allowing them to take full control of their onboard devices and gear.

Tour the REDARC facility with Pat Callinan

Pat Callinan visits the upgraded REDARC manufacturing facility to find out how our products are designed, engineered, built and tested to ensure they survive and thrive in the toughest conditions around the world.

Categories: About REDARC, Pat Callinan

How a REDARC Manager30 can extended your next trip

REDARC's Steve Moore talks to HEMA Maps about the benefits of travelling offroad with the Manager30 Battery Management System.

Look inside the Ultimate Amarok 12v setup!

Take a tour of Pat Callinan's ultimate VW Amarok canopy build! This insane customised canopy features all of the latest REDARC gear, including the RedVision Total Vehicle Management System which helps power all of his gear, including coffee machine and BEER KEG! 

4WD Action's best 12v Setups - from basic to ultimate

Come behind the scenes at REDARC as Shaun Whale teaches you how to choose the best dual battery setup for your 4WD.

Overland Journal reviews the Tow-Pro Elite electric trailer brake controller

Experienced overlander Scott Brady from Overland Journal and Expedition Portal reviews the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite electric trailer brake controller during his recent expedition across the Great Australian Bight.

Categories: Brake Controllers

Macca finds out how Australia's favourite brake controller works

Macca from What's Up Downunder finds out exactly why the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite is Australia's favourite electric brake controller.

dition Portal reviews REDARC products

Scott Brady from Expedition Portal and Overland Journal tours the REDARC Electronics facility and gets a closer look at the products that have helped power his expedition across the Great Australian Bight.

RedVision for 4WDs now available

RedVision by REDARC is a Total Vehicle Management System which allows the control and monitoring of multiple on-board devices in a 4WD, caravan, camper trailer, or motorhome in one place.

 

Full Ford Ranger 12v canopy setup with 4x4 Australia

Renowned 4WD magazine 4x4 Australia setup their new Ford Ranger with REDARC's innovative RedVision Total Vehicle Management System - allowing them to take full control of their onboard devices and gear.

RedVision 79 series Landcruiser Build

Mike Ellem photographer from Offroad images teams up with REDARC to go over his 79 Series Landcruiser build featuring RedVision. 

Justin from Patriot Campers walks through RedVision

Justin from Patriot Campers walks you through what he thinks is the perfect total vehicle management system for any camper trailer, caravan or even 4x4 vehicle.

How redarc has me covered when it comes to camping

Watch how we help power-up Camping Downunder

'What is RedVision?' with Caravan and Camping WA

Want to know more about REDARC's RedVision Total Vehicle Management System? REDARC's Area Sales Manager for Western Australia, Scott Montgomery shows Caravan and Camping Western Australia how it all comes together.

Unboxing a SmartCharge AC Battery Charger

Expert travellers My Aussie Travel Guide unbox the REDARC SmartCharge AC Battery Charger from DEFA

Categories: AC Battery Chargers

REDARC talk RedVision with Caravan Industry News

Joel from REDARC walks Macca from Caravan Industry News through the market leading RedVision Total Vehicle Management System.

 

10 facts about REDARC Electronics

Did you know that 'REDARC' wasn't the company's original name, or that our Surface Mount Technology line can place almost 6 million components in a month? Pat Callinan has 10 fun facts about REDARC that you might not know about...

Categories: About REDARC, Pat Callinan

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #12: Coxs River, NSW

When Shaun Whale is in the mood for tackling tracks and camping along the river, he looks no further than Coxs River in the Mount Walker region.

But when he needs to make sure he has all the power to camp and 4wd as he likes to, central to that is the REDARC Manager 30 Battery Management System.

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

A Tow-Pro Elite electric trailer brake controller demonstration

Want to learn more about the true value and features of the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite trailer brake controller? The Tow-Pro display board is the perfect education tool to showcase all of the safety features and uses of the market-leading brake controller.
Categories: Brake Controllers

Patriot Games ultimate 4x4 battery management setup

Justin from Patriot Games TV walks through the only battery management system he trusts in his vehicle and camper builds.

4WD Action reviews REDARC Tow-Pro Elite Electric Brake Controller

If you’re heading bush with a camper trailer, the most important thing to have installed in you 4WD is an Electronic Brake Controller. Watch Shaun from 4WD Action test out the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite.  

How to Use REDARC's 52mm Dual Voltage Gauges

Stuart Peddle from REDARC Electronics explains the benefits of the REDARC G52-VVA Dual Voltage Gauge installed in Jamie's (from Jamie's Touring Solutions) Defender.

Categories: Tech Help, Gauges

Why You Need REDARC Dual Battery Systems in Your 4WD

Pat Callinan explains the benefits of using an Electric Trailer Brake Controller when towing, as well as the Remote Head Electric Trailer Brake Controller by REDARC.

Why You Need the REDARC BCDC In-Vehicle Battery Charger

Leading 4x4 expert Pat Callinan explains the features and benefits of a REDARC BCDC In-Vehicle Battery Charger and outlines the advantages of installing one in your vehicle.

The difference between a REDARC SBI & BCDC

REDARC's Greg Mitchell meets with Lars Vogel from 4WD New Zealand to explain the differences between a BCDC in-vehicle battery charger and a SBI Smart Battery Isolator.

REDARC featured by the CCIASA

The Caravan Camping Industries Association of SA speak with REDARC Managing Director Anthony Kittel about the journey of the business and its deep ties in the caravan, camping and RV industry across both South Australia and Australia.

Categories: About REDARC

Shaun Whale reviews REDARC's new BCDC1250D

Shaun Whale from Australian 4WD Action takes a closer look at REDARC's new In-vehicle battery charger, the BCDC1250D.

RedVision in All4Adventure's new 79 Series

RedVision key to All 4 Adventure's new 79 Series build

Testing the Tow-Pro

REDARC's Area Sales Manager for WA Scott Montgomery catches up with Caravan and Camping Western Australia to show the differences between braking force and driver control when towing with the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite brake controller.

Categories: Brake Controllers

Keeping 4x4 batteries charged at camp with Caravan and Camping Western Australia

REDARC's Scott Montgomery catches up with Caravan and Camping Western Australia to show how you can keep your 4x4 and caravan batteries fully charged when remote camping. Whether you have a dual battery system or solar charging available for your vehicle, REDARC has a solution for you.

RedVision from REDARC. Keep a closer eye.

The RedVision Total Vehicle Management System from REDARC lets you keep a closer eye on things when you travel.

The Story of REDARC CEO & Managing Director Anthony Kittel

Discover the journey undertaken by Anthony Kittel towards owning and managing REDARC Electronics.

Categories: About REDARC

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #13: Blacksmiths Beach, NSW

Free camping doesn’t get much better than this. And to help you enjoy beautiful beachside campsites like this morning, noon and night, you’ll need some quality camp lights powered by a dual battery system.

Being Australian made and designed, the REDARC Manager 30 Battery Management System works with all battery types and is the only BMS Shaun trusts to not only survive the harshest conditions in Australia, but thrive in them.

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

The ultimate Tow-Pro Elite review from Patriot Campers

When it comes to vehicle builds, Justin from Patriot Campers is one of the best in the business. And there is only one electric brake controller he trusts in his vehicles and it's the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite.

Red Dirt Diary powered by REDARC

Very few tackle off-road travel like the team from Red Dirt Diary. Their obsession with pushing the limits and outback exploration are the stuff that many only dream of.

Central to that obsession are the vehicles they trust to get them there and back, and the products that make sure it's done safely and to the max.

REDARC products have been a big part of the Red Dirt Diary rigs for years and have helped the team go beyond their imaginations and right into the heart of the country.

Categories: About REDARC

Vehicle battery maintenance with REDARC

Kahlan from REDARC talks battery maintenance with Macca and the benefits of trickle charging thanks to the SmartCharge range of AC Battery Chargers from DEFA.

All 4 Adventure's ultimate 4x4 canopy upgrade - RedVision by REDARC

All 4 Adventure's epic Back in Black 79 Series Landcruiser features the ultimate canopy automation with REDARC's RedVision Total Vehicle Management System.

Customise, control and monitor all of your onboard devices with the award-winning RedVision system, perfect for any 4x4, caravan or camper trailer installation.

Discover more here.

Explore Tips: Tow-Pro Elite

Matt has been using the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite on his trusty 79 Series for years now to help him stay in control of his on and off-road adventures.

Categories: Brake Controllers

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #15: Pieman Heads, TAS

Remote camping at its best on Tasmania’s West Coast. But when Shaun Whale sets up camp in beautiful, but sometimes testing Australian conditions, he wants a brand and build quality he can trust when it comes to the electronic accessories that keep the show running.

Categories: Shaun Whale, Inverters

Using a 50amp DC-DC Charger to keep the beers cold

When you're like Macca and the rest of the crew from What's Up Down Under and need to keep your batteries charged and beer cold, the REDARC BCDC1250D has you covered.

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #14: Kenilworth Campgrounds, QLD

Lush green grass, riverbed camping, room for the dogs and all the fishing to keep you going. When Shaun Whale sets up camp in picturesque locations like Queensland’s Kenilworth Campgrounds he has a 1000w pure sine wave inverter onboard his 80 series to keep the electronic accessories he needs fully charged.

Categories: Shaun Whale, Inverters

Explore Tips: Tow-Pro Elite Brake Controller

Matt from Explore 4x4 talks Tow-Pro in the latest instalment of Explore Tips. Matt has been using the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite on his trusty 79 Series for years now to help him stay in control of his on and off-road adventures.

Ultimate 12v battery management system review with Explore 4x4

Matt from Explore 4x4 talks about the benefits of the REDARC Manager30 battery management system and how this has helped power his 76 Series Landcruiser for over 2 years and counting.

The REDARC Manager30 is a 30A state-of-the-art battery management system designed to charge and maintain auxiliary batteries by incorporating AC, DC and solar inputs, ideal for recreational vehicles, caravans, and camper trailers with multiple battery banks.

For more information, visit the Manager30 product page.

Categories: Manager30 , Explore 4x4

Make coffee on the road - Explore Tips from Explore 4x4

Matt from Explore 4x4 shows you how you can enjoy a proper coffee on the road with the right 12v setup.

Categories: Inverters, Explore 4x4

Guide to Setting Up the REDARC Manager30

This video answers your questions on the setup of the REDARC Manager30 Battery Management System, its features and how to access the advanced settings in a step-by-step guide.

Categories: Manager30

Shaun Whale reviews the SmartCharge range of AC Battery Chargers

Shaun Whale from Australian 4WD Action explains why REDARC’s SmartCharge AC battery chargers are the perfect portable battery charger option for keeping all his toys in his garage charged and ready to go.

Taking charge of your batteries with Camper Trailer Australia

If it's worth having a second battery, it's worth having a REDARC BCDC. Tim Van Duyl from Camper Trailer Australia talks about the benefits of an Australian made DC-DC battery charger.

REDARC In-Vehicle Battery Chargers feature technology designed to fully charge auxiliary batteries to a proven 100%. The unique DC to DC charging profile ensures an auxiliary battery is able to achieve and maintain an optimal charge regardless of its type or size.

#REDARCTurns40 - Celebrating at Camper Trailer of the Year 2020

Haydn from REDARC talks about our milestone celebration at the Camper Trailer of the Year 2020 awards.

For 40 years REDARC have been researching, designing, developing and manufacturing a range of electronic voltage converters, power supplies, battery chargers, brake controllers and trailer braking products.

Discover more here.

Categories: About REDARC

Benefits of the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite with Camper Trailer Australia

Tim Van Duyl from Camper Trailer Australia discusses the innovation and benefits behind the market leading Tow-Pro Elite electric trailer brake controller.

 

Categories: Brake Controllers

Latest camper trailer 12v technology - RedVision at Camper Trailer Awards 2020

Take a closer look at REDARC's RedVision Total Vehicle Management System, which took the 2020 Camper Trailer of the Year awards by storm!

Featuring the latest technology in automation and on-board monitoring, RedVision is the perfect addition to any camper trailer, caravan or 4WD.

Discover more here.

Offroad Addiction review Manager30

Find out why the crew at Offroad Addiction rate the Manager30.

Categories: Manager30

Offroad Addiction review REDARC Gauges

REDARC Gauges form an essential part of Offroad Addiction's rig. Find out why.

Categories: Gauges

4X4 Australia review REDARC BCDC and Solar Blanket

Matt Raudonkis and Ron Moon from 4X4 Australia review REDARC's BCDC In-vehicle battery charger and monocrystalline Solar Blanket

Alloffroad powered by REDARC

Steve from Alloffroad 4x4 Adventures TV breaks down what kept him powered up during his recent trip to Fraser Island.

REDARC Solar Blanket Touring Tips by Camper Trailer Lifestyle

Interested in solar? Camper Trailer Lifestyle has the latest Touring Tips for all your solar needs when going off-road.

Categories: Solar blankets

REDARC Tow-Pro Elite Touring Tips by Camper Trailer Lifestyle

In this Touring Tips by Camper Trailer Lifestyle, Stuart from REDARC "brakesdown' the award-winning, Australian made Tow-Pro Elite Electric Brake Controller. Unmatched in the market, Tow-Pro Elite provides users with two types of braking; Proportional and User-controlled.

Categories: Brake Controllers

Behind the Scenes with WUDU - Making our In-vehicle Battery Chargers

What's Up Down Under show behind the scenes footage of how our In-vehicle Battery Chargers are made.

Thinking of an off-road adventure? Think REDARC!

The most exciting and rugged off-road adventures captured at the 2020 Camper Trailer of the Year awards started with the power of REDARC.

From market leading brake controllers, pure sine wave inverters through to the latest and greatest in Australian made and manufactured battery charging products, REDARC has you covered.

Get REDARC Ready here.

Categories: About REDARC

Creek to Coast powered by REDARC BCDC In-Vehicle Battery Charge

Roger Vickery from Channel 7's Creek to Coast shows us how he powers his adventures with his Dual Input 25A In-Vehicle DC to DC Battery Charger - BCDC1225D.

REDARC 115W Portable Solar Blanket reviewed by Danny's 4WD Adventures

Danny Bosch from Danny's 4WD Adventures reviews the REDARC 115W Sunpower solar blanket. For ease and portability, they are the perfect camp accessory for your next trip. 

Categories: Solar blankets

Danny Bosch from Danny's 4WD Adventure's talks about his Vehicle Set-up

Danny Bosch, who runs Danny’s 4WD Adventures, explains how his set-up has been designed for the ultimate adventurer, and the vehicle accessories he has installed to ensure he has all the essentials.

Pat Callinan's Top Tips for the Victorian High Country

Mr 4x4 gives us his top tips for tackling the Victorian high country. Pat also tells us a few essential places to visit and also gives a few tips on your 4WD!

Categories: Pat Callinan

Talking REDARC Solar

Talking solar with REDARC's South Australia Area Sales Manager, Steve Moore at the 2017 South Australian Let's Go Caravan and Camping Lifestyle Show.

Talking Brake Controllers

REDARC's South Australia Area Sales Manager, Steve Moore talks brake controllers at the 2017 South Australian Let's Go Caravan and Camping Lifestyle Show.

REDARC Solar Blanket SunPower® Cells reviewed by Pat Callinan's 4x4 Adventures

Let Pat Callinan show you how easy it is to use the REDARC Solar Blanket SunPower® Cells for charging your 12v batteries when on the road.

How Jase Andrews Manages his 12 Volt Needs

Discover how the REDARC Manager30 keeps your auxiliary batteries charged from 240 volt mains power, DC power and solar power.

Patriot Campers LC79 Supertourer Black - Build Part 4

REDARC gave a lending hand during the final build to ensure they had the best but most importantly safest set up for managing, monitoring and charging thier lithium batteries.

The New REDARC Solar Blanket Range

Discover the benefits of using the new range of REDARC solar blankets, including the red 112W amorphous cell and black SunPower cell available in 115W, 150W and 190W power ratings.

Categories: Solar blankets

REDARC's Range of 52mm LCD LED Gauges

Discover the features and benefits of REDARC's range of dual and triple function 52mm LCD LED gauges.

Categories: Gauges

Tour the Upgraded REDARC Electronics Manufacturing Facility

Pat Callinan takes a tour of the newly upgraded REDARC Electronics Manufacturing Facility to discover the changes that were made.

Categories: About REDARC, Pat Callinan

Benefits and Uses of Solar Power when on the Road

Find out everything you need to know about solar power, voltage, maintenance and regulation with Matthew Wright from REDARC Electronics.

The Latest Updates in Batteries and Battery Charging from REDARC

Matthew Wright from REDARC Electronics discusses batteries, battery charging and the REDARC range of battery chargers and battery management systems.

The Importance of Brake Controllers

It is useful to understand the importance of an electric brake controller and how best to use it on your next adventure.

How to Use the Tow-Pro Electric Trailer Brake Controller

REDARC's Stuart Peddle discusses the REDARC Tow-Pro Electric Brake Controller as installed in Jamie's (Jamie's Touring Solutions) Defender.

Features of the REDARC Tow-Pro Electric Brake Controller

4x4 expert Pat Callinan discusses the features and benefits of the all-new REDARC Tow-Pro Electric Brake Controller for towing campers, caravans or trailers.

Features Review: the Manager30

Discover the benefits of The Manager30 in this short video featuring 4x4 expert Pat Callinan.

Using REDARC's Solar Range to Power Your Vehicle

Pat Callinan explains how the REDARC solar panels and blankets can help power your 4x4, off-roading and recreational vehicles.

Benefits of REDARC Dual Battery Systems and REDARC Gauges

Pat Callinan reviews the REDARC Dual Battery Systems and gauge range and explains why you need one in your 4x4.

Calibration Guide - REDARC Tow-Pro Electric Brake Controller

Learn how to calibrate your REDARC Tow-Pro Electric Brake Controller with this simple step-by-step calibration guide from REDARC’s Steve Moore.

How to Transform a Dual Cab Work Ute into a 4x4 Touring Weapon

Discover how a fully kitted out Navara STX dual cab 3.0 litre, Turbo Diesel V6 4WD 170kW/550Nm is the ultimate Dual Cab Tourer.

Features of the REDARC Smart Start Dual Battery Isolator

Carlisle Rogers from 4WD Touring Australia discusses the features and benefits of the REDARC Smart Start Dual Battery Isolator SBI12 with Victorian Area Sales Manager Tim Chivers.

Tips on Using REDARC Amorphous Solar Blanket

Carlisle Rogers 4WD Touring Australia presents this video explaining the features and benefits of REDARC Amorphous Solar Blankets.

Expert Advice on Using REDARC Solar Products

Learn from the experts with tips and advice on how to get the best setups for REDARC solar products and save money in the process.

Tips on Using REDARC Power Systems

Discover the features and benefits of the electrical system that REDARC have set up on Carlisle Rogers' vehicle with this demonstration from REDARC Victorian Area Sales Manager Tim Chivers.

The 2 Bestselling REDARC Products for your Next Off-Road Adventure

Learn about the features and benefits of the REDARC Smart Start Dual Battery Isolator and the Remote Head Electric Trailer Brake Controller.

Tour of the REDARC Manufacturing Facility with Carlisle Rogers

Carlisle Rogers from 4WD Touring Australia takes a tour of the state-of-the-art REDARC advanced electronics manufacturing facility with Stuart Peddle from REDARC.

The REDARC Camper Trailer

Discover the REDARC Adventure Camper Trailer with Carlisle Rogers from 4WD Touring Australia.

The Power of REDARC

Discover the Power of REDARC on your next outback adventure.

Categories: About REDARC

Tour the REDARC Manufacturing Facility with Pat Callinan

Explore the recently renovated, state-of-the-art REDARC electronics manufacturing facility in Lonsdale, South Australia.

Categories: About REDARC, Pat Callinan

Review of the REDARC Solar Panels

Pat Callinan from 4x4 Adventures discusses a range of REDARC solar products and the solutions they provide.

Review of the REDARC EBRH Remote Head Trailer Brake Controller

4x4 expert Pat Callinan gives advice on how to install and use a trailer brake controller in you 4x4.

Dual Battery Systems reviewed by Pat Callinan

Dual Battery Systems - In this review leading 4x4 expert Pat Callinan provides advice regarding the installation of the Redarc isolator and the location of the second battery to be installed.

Review of REDARC's In-Vehicle Chargers

Rick Huckstepp discusses why he loves to use his BCDC1220 in-vehicle charger from REDARC when travelling across Australia.

4WD Action reviews REDARC Solar Blanket Range

Australian 4WD Action review the new range of REDARC portable solar blankets. Take a look at what they have to say.

What's Up Down Under reviews the new range of REDARC Solar Blankets

The team at What's Up Down Under review the new range of REDARC portable solar blankets. Take a look at what they have to say.

Review of the REDARC Battery Management System

Discover the features and benefits of REDARC's award winning Battery Management System.

Categories: Tech Help, Manager15

How to calculate which solar blanket you need for off-grid camping

In this video we show you exactly which size solar blanket you need for your-off grid requirements with our new range of solar blankets. s

Categories: Solar blankets, Tech Help

Redarc Electricité à bord

Redarc Electricité à bord - Redarc est une société australienne, établie depuis plus de 30 ans.

Categories: About REDARC

Review of the REDARC Smart Start® Battery Management System

Pat Callinan explains the benefits and uses of the Smart Start® Battery Management System from REDARC.

Categories: Pat Callinan, Manager15

REDARC Customer Testimonials

Real REDARC customers review our service and the quality of our Battery Management System.

Categories: About REDARC, Manager15

What does Active Calibration look like on the Tow-Pro Elite?

In this video, we show you the calibration process on the REDARC Tow-Pro Elite. The Tow-Pro Elite will calibrate itself through Active Calibration as soon as you start driving - its that easy. Watch the video to learn more.

My Aussie Travel Guide REDARC Solar Blanket Review

Grant from My Aussie Travel Guide shows you how easy it is to connect and use our new range of solar blankets to charge your 12v batteries while travelling. 

Categories: Solar blankets

Pat Callinan tours the REDARC Electronics Manufacturing Facility

Pat Callinan takes a tour of the state of the art REDARC electronics manufacturing facility and gives an insight into how your favourite REDARC products are made.

Categories: About REDARC, Pat Callinan

Review of the REDARC Low Coolant Alarm

Pat Callinan discusses the benefits of the REDARC Low Coolant Alarm. 

Ideas Boom - National Innovation and Science Agenda

While other companies tightened their belts, REDARC accessed Australian Government R&D support and continued to invest in innovation.

Categories: About REDARC

Review of the Award Winning Smart Start® Battery Management System

Understand the importance of maintaining healthy batteries and why you need to keep them running at an optimum level on your next 4x4 adventure.

Categories: Pat Callinan

RedVision Total Vehicle Management System

REDARC is excited to pre-release launch information on its Total Vehicle Management System (TVMS), which sets a new level of automation in the recreational vehicle industry by bringing information and control right to the user’s fingertips.

Taking a closer look at the REDARC TVMS

Take a closer look at the functions and features of REDARC's latest innovation, the Total Vehicle Management System. It will revolutionise the way you camp forever!

My Aussie Travel Guide have a first look at the TVMS

Watch as My Aussie Travel Guide give their first impressions of the REDARC Total Vehicle Management System.

RV Daily Towing Guide - REDARC Pure Sine Wave Inverter

In this episode of RV Daily's Towing Guide, Pat runs through various caravan power sources, including REDARC's Pure Sine Wave Inverter. 

Categories: Pat Callinan, Inverters

RV Daily Towing Guide - Solar

In this episode of RV Daily's Towing Guide, Pat runs through various caravan power sources, including solar.

RV Daily Towing Guide - REDARC Battery In-vehicle Battery Charger

In this episode of RV Daily's Towing Guide, Pat runs through various caravan power sources, including REDARC's In-vehicle Battery Charger.

Offroad Addiction TV at the 2017 Polaris NZ1000 Offroad Race

Offroad Addiction TV use REDARC's Manager30 and Pure Sine Wave Inverter to power their trip to the 2017 Polaris NZ1000 Offroad Race

Offroad Addiction TV powered up touring

Offroad Addiction TV use a REDARC Manager30 BMS and Pure Sine Wave Inverter on all their tours.

REDARC BMS inside the 4WD New Zealand Land Cruiser

4WD New Zealand stay charged up and out on expeditions for longer thanks to the REDARC Electronics BMS setup.

4WD NZ Use REDARC Gauges

When it comes to monitoring their vehicle and accessories, 4WD New Zealand only trust REDARC's range of 52mm gauges.

Categories: Gauges, 4WD New Zealand

Possum Palace Camping with Offroad Addiction TV

After a tough day on the tracks, the boys enjoy a cooked meal and some Playstation thanks to their REDARC setup.

Paul from Offroad Addiction TV's battery management setup

Paul from Offroad Addiction TV walks through his fully kitted up touring setup, equipped with REDARC Manager30 BMS, monitoring gauges, solar panels and Pure Sine Wave Inverter.

Managing power 4WD New Zealand

4WD NZ discuss full power management suite with Greg Mitchell, REDARC's Area Sales Manager for New Zealand.

All 4 Adventure powered by REDARC's 190w Solar Blanket

Perfect for when Jace wants to top-up those batteries while he's off fishing, the REDARC 190w solar blanket when used with the Manager30 Battery Management System take care of his power needs so he can concentrate on the fun stuff.

REDARC's Manager30 keeping All 4 Adventure off-road and powered up

Going off-road for weeks at a time to some Australia's most extreme and remote locations means there's only one system the boys from All 4 Adventure trust to keep them powered up.

Carlisle Rogers talks solar technology with Scott Montgomery

4WD Touring Australia's Carlisle Rogers talks with REDARC expert Scott Montgomery about the differences and benefits of solar blankets, panels and battery management.

Carlisle Rogers reviews the Manager30

Functionality and reliability are just two of the main benefits of the REDARC Manager30 for 4WD Touring Australia's Carlisle Rogers when he's out capturing some of the most iconic photography ever captured in remote Australia.

REDARC Solar blankets transform 4WD Touring Australia's trips

The Monocrystalline Solar Blankets from REDARC have completely transformed the way 4WD Touring Australia tackle life on the road. Not only a highly efficient source for power, but being easy to use, compact and rugged mean they're the perfect on-board companion.

Camper Trailer Lifestyle talk REDARC inverters

Australian offroad expert Borgy from Camper Trailer Lifestyle explains the importance of pure sine wave inverters and the sizes and variants available to charge your sensitive devices on the road.

Categories: Inverters

RedVision selected as one of Australia's best design innovations.

In 2018 RedVision was selected as one of Australia's best design innovations by Australia By Design.

All4Adventure find out more about RedVision

Jase Andrews visits the REDARC factory and explores the evolution of power management from the Smart Battery Isolator through to our latest innovation, the RedVision Total Vehicle Management System.

Jase Andrews' toasted lunch powered by REDARC

Food on the road can be pretty boring so the boys from All 4 Adventure make sure they pack their sandwich press, coffee machine and REDARC inverter to make meal times a bit more exciting.

Categories: All 4 Adventure, Inverters

How to setup your 4WD for outback touring

Want to know how to setup your 4x4 for outback touring? Join Pat Callinan as he walks you through the setup in his 4WD that allows him to travel further and stay longer.

Roothy install REDARC gear into Milo 2

Living legend Roothy was only ever going to trust one brand when it came to the 12v setup in his recent Milo 2 build, and that's REDARC.

4x4 Australia unbox the REDARC BCDC1250D

Matt Raudonikis from the iconic 4x4 Australia Magazine talks about REDARC's high powered 50amp dual input in-vehicle battery charger, the BCDC1250D.

Explore 4x4 review the REDARC Manager30 BMS

There's only one Battery Management System Matt from Explore 4x4 would trust in his kitted up LandCruiser to help power his popular tv show, The Explore Life.

Categories: Manager30 , Explore 4x4

Salty Davenport on REDARC's Manager30 Battery Management System

Salty Davenport talks to REDARC about his latest journey from Perth to Broome and how our Manager30 Battery Management System enabled him to make the most out of his 4WD's 12volt system.

Categories: Manager30

RedVision review by What's Up Down Under

Michael Borg from What's Up Down Under takes a closer look at the RedVision total vehicle management system from REDARC.

Why Pat Callinan trusts REDARC

Pat Callinan and his team have scoured the country and the globe for all the latest in 4WD technology and accessories. And when Pat travels to some of the most remote and harsh locations on the planet, he needs to be able to trust the gear he has on-board to get him there and back safely. Every time.

Categories: Pat Callinan

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #10: Toolangi State Forest, VIC

Toolangi State Forest offers up some of the most picturesque views, and fun-filled tracks for 4x4ing. And Shaun Whale picks the perfect time to camp out during winter when things are nice and quiet. But to make sure him and his team keep warm and energised, just like the batteries in his 12 volt setup, is the REDARC Manager30 BMS.

 

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #11: Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, TAS

When Shaun Whale sets up camp in beautiful, but sometimes testing Australian conditions, he wants a brand and build quality he can trust when it comes to the electronic accessories that keep his 80-series running.

Being Australian made and designed, the REDARC Manager 30 Battery Management System works with all battery types and is the only BMS Shaun trusts to not only survive the harshest conditions in Australia, but thrive in them.

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

Making Cappuccino off-grid with The Blonde Nomads

The Blonde Nomads show us how they make a fresh hot cuppa off-grid. And for more tips and tricks like this, check out the Blonde Nomads on Facebook

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #2: Casuarina, QLD

This perfect REDARC solar setup helps Shaun Whale from 4WD Action enjoy unbelievable camp sites just like Casuarina camp ground in Byfield National Park, Queensland for longer with charged up batteries that let him enjoy all of the comforts of home.

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #3: Cod Hole, NSW

Cod Hole camp ground has some of the best remote fishing around. And with a REDARC 1000W Pure Sine Wave Inverter on board, Shaun Whale can charge all of his sensitive electronics that are reliant on a constant supply of 240v power.

Categories: Shaun Whale, Inverters

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #4: Lake Mary, QLD

Private campsites like this one in Lake Mary, Queensland are exactly the kind of place Shaun Whale likes to setup to get away from it all. And with a 150W REDARC solar blanket on board, even in low light conditions, he can top up his batteries to keep his beers cold and cameras charged.

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #5: Norval Park, QLD

Norval Park in Bundaberg is coastal camping at its absolute best. And with his 80 Series’ 12-volt dual battery system powered by REDARC, Shaun Whale from 4WD Action has the freedom to stay as long as he likes to camp, fish, swim and get amongst the 4x4 fun without having to worry about losing charge.

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #6: Sam Creek, QLD

With crystal clear waters that are perfect for a quiet swim, Sam Creek on the old Telegraph Track is exactly the kind of remote camping Shaun Whale is after. And with a green-powered priority BCDC dual battery charger topping up those batteries with the sun’s energy via a simple solar panel input, what more can you ask for when you’re off the beaten track?

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #7: Connie’s Beach, QLD

In the latest edition of Shaun Whale’s favourite campsites, he shows off a hidden paradise right near Cape Flattery called Connie’s Beach. With endless views come endless possibilities and with the perfect 12-volt setup in his 4WD, utilising solar power and his REDARC battery management system he can stay and enjoy beautiful untouched places like this for as long as his heart desires.

Categories: Manager30 , Shaun Whale

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #8: Running Creek, QLD

These picturesque campgrounds just an hour’s drive from Brisbane are the perfect place for Shaun Whale’s and his team to set up and recharge after a big day on the tracks. And with quality products backed by quality components and installation, it helps ensure that he’ll have 12-volt power when he needs it the most.

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #9: Mount Sunday, NZ

Shaun Whale has really uncovered a winter wonderland at Mount Sunday in Hakatere Conservation Park. This surreal location is an experience that has to be seen to be believed. And with freezing conditions like this, keeping sensitive electronics charged using a 1000W Pure Sine Wave Inverter is just as important as a roaring campfire.

Categories: Inverters, Shaun Whale

Explaining Offroad Battery Chargers - with Patriot Campers

Looking to start building your dual battery setup but unsure what charging option you need? Justin from Patriot Campers is here to help explain some key differences between REDARC's SBI and BCDC.

Pat Callinan reviews REDARC's SmartCharge AC Battery Chargers

Iconic 4x4 expert Pat Callinan unboxes a brand new REDARC SmartCharge AC battery charger.

REDARC’s range of SmartCharge AC Battery Chargers by DEFA are compact, easy to use battery chargers that keep your 12-volt vehicle battery healthy, fully charged and always ready to use. Available in 4,6,8 and 10amp variants, they are perfectly suited for the home and garage.

REDARC's SmartCharge range from DEFA

REDARC are proud to announce the release of our new range of 240V AC Battery Chargers.

REDARC has teamed up with Norwegian innovator DEFA to bring a co-branded battery charger range called SmartCharge into the Australian and New Zealand market. They are ideal for maintenance charging of batteries in a range of automotive applications.

Categories: AC Battery Chargers

Why you need a SmartCharge AC Battery Charger

There’s a range of new, very smart AC Battery Chargers out there. In fact so smart they’re called SmartCharge and are available in 4,6,8 and 10amp variants. Available from REDARC in association with DEFA an international company dedicated to creating great products.

Categories: AC Battery Chargers

Offroad Addiction TV explain what a Manager30 does

Paul from Offroad Addiction TV talks about the power management benefits of using a REDARC Manager30 Battery Management System and what the key features allow his vehicle to do to stay offroad longer.

RedVision from REDARC Touring Tips by Camper Trailer Lifestyle

Camper Trailer Lifestyle brings you the latest Touring Tips with RedVision, total vehicle management system from REDARC. 

Shaun Whale’s favourite campsite #1: Gummi Falls, NSW

Shaun Whale from 4WD Action is in his element when he’s off grid and camping remotely. And in this first installment of Shaun’s favourite campsites he’s on the riverbank at Gummi Falls camp ground, Barrington Tops National Park, New South Wales.

Categories: Shaun Whale, Manager30

RV Daily Towing Guide: Keeping it Legal - Weights

In this episode of RV Daily's Towing Guide, Pat and his team go over the various acronyms and mumbo-jumbo when it comes to your caravan's various weight ratings.

RV Daily Towing Guide - Towing Hardware and Accessories

In this episode, RV Daily cover the different towing accessories required for your towing set-up. 

Todoing family REDARC solar review

The Todoing family show us how they get the full benefits of solar for their 12-volt set-up in their van.

Categories: Solar blankets, Inverters

A Merry Christmas Message from REDARC

This year has been a big year for REDARC, watch Anthony Kittel, Managing Director show you some of this year's highlights.

Categories: About REDARC