Updated: May 18

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Best Portable Battery Box For Camping – Our Opinion

In the 21st century, most of us have multiple devices that require a daily recharge. When we go out camping, we often want to power a number of appliances like fridges, lights, fans or heaters too, to ensure we are comfortable and can enjoy ourselves.

Today we are reviewing the best portable battery boxes for camping that will enable you to power and charge devices, appliances, lights and more. Read on and see which external power source best suits your needs next time you head out for a weekend in the bush.

 

Engel Series 2 Smart Battery Box

Hardkorr Heavy Duty Battery Box

Projecta Power-Hub Battery Box

XTM Battery Power Box with USB & Cig Socket


Engel Series 2 Smart Battery Box
Best Value
Hardkorr Heavy Duty Battery Box
Our pick
Projecta Power-Hub Battery Box
XTM Battery Power Box with USB and Cig Socket

44 x 24 x 32.7 cm

45.5 x 24 x 32.5 cm

40 x 23.5 x 33 cm

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Plastic

ABS plastic

Glass-reinforced plastic

Plastic

12V & 24V DC, 240V AC, solar panel

12V & 24V, 4 x 50A Anderson input/outputs

240V AC, DC-DC, Solar panel

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1 x 12V cigarette socket
1 x 12V Engel Posi Fit socket
1 x 240V AC 300W
1 x 52.2 1A USB

2 x 10A 12V cigarette socket,
4 x 50A Anderson inputs/outputs
1 x 175A Anderson,
1 x dual USB

2 x 15A Merit,
2 x 2A USB
1 x Engel
1 x DC terminal
1 x 50A heavy duty
2 x 10A cigarette sockets,
1 x 240V AC

1 x 5V/2.1A USB
1 x 5V/1A USB
1 x 50 AMP connectors,

Lead acid, gel calcium, AGM & LiFeP04 up to 130Ah

Deep cycle, Lithium, AGM, Calcium, Wet, Gel

Up to N70

All

4.62 kg

4.15 kg

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1 year

2 years

1 year

1 year

Best Portable Battery Box For Camping

Engel Series 2 Smart Battery Box

Engel Series 2 Smart Battery Box

Runner Up

Pros
  • 300W modified sine wave inverter
  • Compatible with LiFeP04, Gel, Calcium, AGM and lead-acid batteries
  • Multiple options for charging
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Minor motherboard issue