If a light-weight station is what you are looking for, consider the Safari LT. We plan on running a fridge and to charge other accessories like our laptops, cell phones, off-road communication radios, and much more. This is a really Universal Power Station that can be used for more than just off-roading, powering your fridge/accessories, and Overlanding. Then plug the fridge into the AC outlet on the Safari LT. At this point, the fridge runs directly from the AC port on the Safai LT. Great write btw! An unregulated DC output in this case means that the projected 12-volt rating will not always stay at 12 volts. This is not good when you are running a fridge that requires AT LEAST a certain amount of volts to run. The faster charger is included in orders placed directly on Lion Energy’s website. Powering a 12V fridge using the 110V inverter is actually quite inefficient as most tests I’ve seen show significant drop in fridge running time. Swifty, you can find those in our store: Universal Heritage Toyota Stripe Decals. From small pocket size power banks to larger more feature-driven power stations and power generators, the options are virtually endless. On the popular Dometic line, most of their units have high, medium, and low settings that you can program to shut your fridge off when the battery output voltage drops below a certain point. Once our fridge needed to cool back down to a certain temperature, the compressor turned on and caused a high amperage draw. USB (5v 2.4amp) X 3: These have worked as expected for direct phone charges, LED lights and smaller GPS accessories. Lion Energy Safari LT Power Station & Solar-Powered Generator – Full Overview, https://trail4runner.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Trail_4R_Logo-4.png, https://trail4runner.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/lion_energy_safari_lt_31.jpg, HIKEit Throttle Controller Install & Review for the 5th Gen 4Runner, 5th Gen Mods, Accessories, Performance, Tech. The EVO MTs are true rock tires. What does this mean in a real-world scenario? I have a few other issues that you did not discuss and I’ll let you know what I have done. The Lion 100W Solar Panel can charge the power station in 5 to 7 hours with one panel or about 3.5 hours using two panels depending on direct sunlight. Get Up to 20% Off the Trail 4Runner Store! Required fields are marked *, Returns/Refunds You can use up to 6 of these panels to charge the ME and the ME - XP (expansion battery). Email Us: firstname.lastname@example.org Call Us: 1-847-461-8710. provides everything you need to generate, store and renew your energy supply quickly enough to sustain the daily power consumption needs of necessaryappliances and devices - for as long as you are off the grid or without power. I like the integrated shelf that’s on it too. Introducing the new Safari ME Generator that will have enhanced charging capability, longer run times, will be more powerful and with a sleek new look. Every time the compressor kicks on to start cooling, it creates a power spike (typical with refrigerators). and has pass through power mode, Expandable for More Energy You can fill your entire cargo area from edge to edge and run this power station off to the side with more than enough room and clearance for cables, chargers, and any lines you’re running to charge accessories. Great overview on this power station. When we turn the 4Runner off/on the DC cigarette lighter adapter kicks on and charges the Safari LT until its fully powered.