Keeping cool, calm and collected when the weather is getting a little toasty isn’t always easy, but with the Companion Maxi Evaporative Cooler you can add some cool air to your tent, office, caravan or home.
Operating from either 12V or 240V and with adaptors included, this Cooler will give you up to 6.5 hours of air, and is easy to operate with its simple and clear control panel.
The compact and lightweight construction with an added top handle makes handling and transport easy, so you can add some cool air to your set up without the bulk and weight.
Hi. I am interested in this item but really cannot find the answer to my main question in your description. Does the unit work directly off a 12-volt power source so that I can run it for longer than the battery will allow, or even if the battery is flat or removed? ie just plug it directly into a power source ( 12 volt outlet or 240 volt outlet) and it will run directly off that source. I wish to run the unit on high for 6 to 8 hours. Thanks
The Companion Rechargeable Maxi Evaporative Cooler will run off external 12/240V sources, but the battery will only charge when the unit is switched off. You can download the instructions to have a look at a more detailed description here.
Can you run this model while in motion?
Good question. This is a tough one to test, but I've just read through all the technical information for the Companion Rechargeable Maxi Evaporative Cooler and there doesn't appear to be any motion sensor built in.
Hi going to the Kimberley in May wondering if this unit would be our best option for cooling the RV tent. If so are they in stock. Cheers Ash
Howdy Ash. These evaporative coolers are more a personal item than a room cooler as such. This particular one out of the two we do stock is more likely to cool an RV5 than perhaps the smaller compact version.
A couple of things that you do need to take into consideration would be air flow. You need to have air come in one side behind the fan, and blow out the other side of the ten in order to get proper cooling. Humidity is also an issue. Unfortunately, humid air cannot be cooled by an evaporative cooler. The cooler itself will create its own cool humidity that affects the body. So in humid weather you might find it less effective than on a drier day.
In saying that, these area coolers are fairly effective and can really help you enjoy your camping experience on a hot day or night much more than without.
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