Updated: July 1

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Best Battery Monitors & Management Systems in Australia

Do you ever think about your caravan battery?

You should because it’s effectively the beating heart of your camping vehicle. Every appliance inside the caravan relies on the battery. That’s why it’s important to regularly check the condition of your batteries in case they are deteriorating.

But how do you do this?

The easiest way is to invest in a caravan battery monitor. These systems are usually simple to follow. You can even configure them with your mobile phone! In this guide, we’ll try to find the best battery management system for your needs.

Check it out now!

 

Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart

BMPRO BatteryCheck100 Bluetooth Battery Monitor

Hard Korr Remote Battery Monitor With High-Precision Shunt

Century BM12V Battery Monitor


premium option
Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart
BMPRO BatteryCheck100 Wireless Bluetooth Battery Monitor
Best Value
Hard Korr Remote Battery Monitor With High-Precision 100V500A Shunt
Century BM12V Battery Monitor

6.5 - 70 VDC

8 - 16 VDC

8 - 100 VDC

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± 0.4%

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±1%

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12 volt

12 volt

12 volt

12 volt

0.7Ah per month

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0.5-0.6Ah per month

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Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

-20°C to 50°C

-20°C to 70 °C

-10°C to 65°C

-40°C to 90°C

5 years

2 years

2 years

2 years

Best Caravan Battery Monitors Australia

Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart

Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart

Premium Option

Pros
  • Bluetooth enabled
  • Extremely accurate readings
  • Operating range of -40 +50°C
  • Flush-mounted
  • Extremely accurate
  • Easy to install and optimum performance
  • Midpoint voltage monitoring
  • Low current draw
  • Visual and audible alarm
  • Historical readings
  • Five-year warranty
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Lower temperature range than competitors