Caravan Mover has become popular among campers, it is partly because there is still a growing need for more comfort, and caravans have become bigger and heavier.
Moving your caravan can be a challenging maneuver in particular can be difficult, to get the caravan into some plots with trees or small para cells as well as in the driveway – Unless you have a caravan mover mounted.
There are different brands Caravan Movers market blah.:
Truma Mover, SimPark Mover, GO2 Mover, Enduro Mover, Powrtouch, Powrwheel, Move Kronings, Reich Mover, AL-KO Mammut Mover, Trolley Mover, E-go Mover, PS-Mover/ P1-Mover. (P1-Mover og PS-Mover er den samme Mover, P1-mover is provided to Holland, and imported into Denmark named PS-Mover).
It can be very, to decide which model Caravan Mover To Buy:
You should be aware of, that the mover you are eyeing to pull the caravan total weight, check always the Caravan Mover can take your caravan laden weight. You can scroll. see the strength Caravan Mover is, To see how much Caravan Mover max manages the increase of such 13% the move max 2.300 kg.
Most caravan movers today aluminum rolls, there are small and large aluminum rolls according Caravan Mover brand. You should not buy a Caravan Mover without aluminum rolls.
There has been great udviklling of Caravan Movers, and quality Caravan Movers is blah. Truma, SimPark just to mention a few.
Which mover should buy:
Ruma Mover Mover SimPark og er bla. quality Caravan Movers available on the market. Truma Mover is the only market one Mover without coal (Truma XT), which has several advantages – Read more below in the article. Truma XT which is the most expensive Caravan Mover does not take up as much, considering the internal and as mentioned with the brushless motor.
Simpark Mover is made of stainless steel, and is optimal for campers as campers throughout the year.
Sale of movers started in earnest in 1999 in Denmark
Mover caravan without carbon / brushless:
Initially, it can be noted there are many advantages of a brushless electric motor (without coal), which probably is the future.
Mover caravan without carbon / brushless have fewer wearing parts, uses less power, generates less heat, better performance, higher torque so that efficiency can be made higher, and usually has lower electrical noise. This also prevents the coal dust and moisture which can make the motor lethargic. kulfri / Brushless “motor” is maintenance free, as it is without coal and commutator.
a ball-free (brushless) caravan Mover (the motor) acts as a DC motor with brushes, except that kummuteringen done electronically.
When the brushless motor is the motor speed which determines the speed field, and the motor speed is adjusted by changing the voltage.
Typically having a brushless electric motor (brushless) not the same starting torque as a motor with brushes (having fun), This is because the controller does not know the position of the motor when it does not rotate. the kulfrie (brushless) Electric motors have the same characteristics as the engine with cool, if you look away from the start.
If, for example mounted a form of position sensor on a brushless electric motor, so the controller always knows the position of the motor, can achieve the same high starting torque of the brushless (brushless) the motor.
Pluses and minuses you should consider before purchasing the Caravan Mover:
|senior citizen - In addition to the price should have the following in its deliberations:|
|Compact modern design.|
|Strong signal with high range between remote control and control box with radio frequency 868 Mhz.|
|handy remote control.|
|Speed, If you live somewhere where the caravan to be moved quickly into the driveway. There is a difference between the speed of the various movers.|
|Can run up on a wedge without help.|
|The ground clearance between the ground and the bottom edge mover.|
|You can buy parts for your Mover via the Internet.|
|Low Mover weight and low battery weight.|
|4-5 year full warranty "without conditions" (Check any. special conditions) - See more about Mover warranty:click here.|
|Mover is "fun free" called, also brushless. See more about brushless motor:click here.|
|MINUSES - As one should have in its deliberations:|
|Map warranty period, and optionally. with conditions - See more about Mover warranty:click here.|
|To- and disconnection.|
|The radio frequency less than 868 Mhz.|
|Relatively weak broadcast signal and possibly. died 45 ° angles, may work best when the door is open or maybe the antenna must be through the bottom of the caravan.|
|High Mover weight as well as high battery weight.|
|Backflow from increases example> 10% increase and rollback by wedge forcing.|
|The key can be Useless manual for- and disconnecting the rollers when the power fails.|
|Can not run up on a wedge without help.|
|The ground clearance between the ground and the bottom edge mover.|
|Spares for your Mover can not be bought over the Internet (See more in menu).|
Installation of the Truma XT Mover:
Installation of the Truma Mover XT has never been easier, and the weight has gone down and there have been significant improvements and a different design – See article via this link:
See also link regarding winterizing of the Caravan Mover:
Power consumption using the Caravan Mover:
Power consumption is different in the different Caravan Mover brands, some mover brands informs average power consumption at normal level terrain on such ca. 35 A and 20 A, and max power consumption of approximately. 120 A to 150 A. Truma XT is with brushless electric motor with lower power consumption due to it is with brushless motor.
When buying a battery, make sure the battery can handle the large current discharges one Caravan Mover needs, otherwise works mover not. Therefore, you should know how big max power consumption Caravan Mover.
Maintaining the Caravan Mover:
Your Caravan Mover should be maintained and cleaned as needed if your mover should last for many years, and be operational when needed.
Fortunately, it is simple and you can do much yourself, for example, before you ask your caravan for the winter, you should make sure to clean Caravan Mover with water, and remove mud,sand salt m.v.. Then you should spray the sliding and moving parts with a quality lubricant. See more about maintenance:
One should buy a battery that fits the Caravan Mover buying as well as one's needs and Pushchairs. You should not save here, It is important your Mover provides max always, and it does so only if your battery can deliver the maximum power it needs using. Like your batteri's life may be extended by proper charging, and not least with the right type of battery charger to fit the battery.
Lithium batteries have fallen in price, and falls continuously in price while is going great development of lithium batteries. Lithium batteries have many advantages, including just to name a few:
- low weight
- fast into- and discharge
- Long life
- Increased security
Do not charge a lithium battery by “battery temperature” under 0 grader, you can use the battery to the mover m.v. even if the battery is 0 grader. Lithium battery is typically used down to -20 grader.
NB. Do you have a caravan of 1.000 kg total weight, you should not install a lithium battery less than 20 Ah.
Peak Power Pack 40 Ah Lithium batteri 8,6 kg for Caravan Mover and consumption by Camper:
We have decided to change our battery in the caravan with this battery power. It is not a any lithium battery – We chose Victron Peak Power Pack 40Ah which has many features / options.
You must decide whether you want, the battery must be connected to the caravan 12 volts so you can use light, and power for water pumps m.v. in the caravan even if you are not connected to the fixed power such as at a campsite.
Have you battery in the caravan should get connected 12 volt in the caravan. Depending on how independent you want to be on of connection of real power, and your consumption of power will help to find the correct size battery and charger, However, you are well covered with the above battery solutions.
It is important you use the correct battery charger for your battery in the caravan, blue. To ensure long battery life and to prevent battery damage.
You should not skimp on kvalitetten battery and battery charger. You should choose a charger with multiple steps such as my 3 step charger, However, it depends on which battery you choose for your caravan.
Victron Blue Smart IP67 battery charger for caravan is a pro. battery charger for the discerning campers who want a quality battery charger which ensure your battery longevity, and which can be controlled via
bluetooth med Victron Connect APP. In addition, Victron Blue Smart IP67 without fans to cool the battery charger, thereby avoid fan noise.
See article via this link: Victron Blue Smart IP67 battery charger for caravan
Are you a type of camper who are interested in equipment and extend the life of your battery, you may want to see more here:
Victron Battery Monitor BMV-712 Smart Quality, and displays real-time accurate information on your battery whether the charger is plugged. You can view data on your battery from Victron App, Easy and quick. BMV 712 Smart has many good features compared to other similar products.
See article via this link: Victron Battery monitor BMV-712 Smart
There are many variations on guarantees, why the warranty period and conditions for the warranty period may be different, and it is worth considering the differences as they may affect the cost of any repairs in the future.
Some Caravan Mover brands offer full warranty coverage where such disclosed: We give x-year warranty on Caravan Mover, However, not a part of the rollers, which provide 2 year warranty. The warranty covers parts, However, not labor for replacement.
It is therefore an important parameter when purchasing Caravan Mover you get so good warranty as possible, that is, a guaranteed where the labor and the materials are warranted.
•Link: See more in menu Mover guarantee via this link .
Insurance Caravan Mover:
Have you fitted one Caravan Mover on your caravan, considered it in some insurance companies do not optional, It is part of the caravan trade value and is therefore fully insured.
Some insurance looks at the fixed equipment:
Fixed equipment and dismantled equipment, which is devoted exclusively to the cart, is usually covered to the extent, the value of the equipment and the value of the caravan is not greater than the total value, as stated in your insurance policy.
You should therefore make sure your mover is covered by the policy, comprehensive insurance typically include enhancement of up to 10.000 kr., you have a Mover mounted is the amount swiftly used, Also, there may not cover your other fixed equipment.
The insurance can often be expanded up to larger amounts, Thus, all your fixed equipment is covered by your insurance policy – Optional example. be conditioned, caravan Mover, Battery or fixed awning just to name a few.
Equipment that is not attached:
Not fixed equipment (equipment that you typically go with in and out of the caravan) covered by your home insurance, remember the caravan to be locked.
Some Caravan Mover brands include information about the range of parts that can be purchased over the Internet in Denmark, other Caravan Mover brands do not have spare parts range available via the Internet in Denmark.
There are companies outside Denmark which offers a wide range of spare parts for Caravan Movers.
Where and what brand mover you bla. can buy spare parts for:
|mover brand||weight kg||GVWR (kg)||Spare parts via the Internet||Links:|
|ALKO AMS Mammut - gl. chassis||29||2250||No||caravanmovershop.de|
|ALKO AMS Mammut - now chassis||29||2250||No||caravanmovershop.de|
|PowrTouch Model 3||35||2000||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|PowrTouch Model 4||37||1800||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|PowrTouch Model 6||33||2500||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|PowrTouch Model 7||33||1400||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|PowrTouch Evolution manual||32||2800||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|PowrTouch Evolution automatically||32||2800||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|Reich Move Control Cross||39||2000||No||caravanmovershop.de|
|Reich Move Control Cross Twin||38||3000||No||caravanmovershop.de|
|Reich Move Control Compact||25||2000||No||caravanmovershop.de|
|SimPark Handmatic||38||2400||And||SimPark Mover|
|SimPark Easymatic||38||2400||And||SimPark Mover|
|Truma GO2||38||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|Truma SR||34||1800||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|Truma SE R||33||2000||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|Truma TE R||33||2250||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
|Truma XT||28||2400||And||olympic-as.dk caravanmovershop.de|
How often should you check the distance between the rollers and the tires is correct
You should annually eg by spring preparation controls the distance between the rollers and tires are properly aligned. By changing tires should also controls the distance between the rollers and tires are properly aligned.
Is your Caravan Mover is not properly adjusted, can you risk it not working properly when you need to use the mover. We have often been asked whether there is a guide to how to adjust the distance between the rollers and the tires is correct, Therefore, this guide 🙂 .
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|Type / size battery||number of votes|
|Yellow Top 75 Amp||88|
|Yellow Top 55 Amp||114|
|Yellow Top 38 Amp||37|
|Alm. Lead battery||111|
|I use 3, 6 or 8 stage battery charger (Fully automatic charger)||531|
|I do NOT 3, 6 or 8 stage battery charger (Fully automatic charger)||93|
|I have one "bacteria Booster" connected||195|
|I have solar systems installed||144|
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