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Buyers Guide: Portable Fridge-Freezers

Fridge freezers are by far one of the most welcomed additions to any overlanding kit. They absolutely change the way you eat in the back country and can raise your culinary game to the next level. True, you can certainly live without one, but once you take the plunge you’ll wonder why you didn’t break the ice leash sooner. There are several advantages, and very few disadvantages to switching from a cooler to a fridge/freezer. However, we won’t be arguing for or against either here, instead we have compiled an alphabetical list of quality fridge freezers that are sure to accommodate your beer payload and provide you with years of dutiful service. If you are interested in a head to head comparison of fridge versus coolers, you can find that in a previous article here.

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Below, you will find several high end refrigerator manufacturers. Each brand was carefully chosen for this list based on quality factors such as construction, compressor manufacturer, and overall durability. Many of the examples listed below have been owned and/or tested by Expedition Portal staff at some point. However, we hold no specific allegiance to any particular brand and have chosen our personal fridge freezers based on our own specific tastes and needs. We suggest that you do the same.

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Things to consider:

  1. Amperage draw: The higher the draw, the greater the demands on your electrical system. If power draw is too great, you will need to consider supplementing your starting battery. If voltage drops below a specified amount, the fridge will turn off to ensure that you can start your vehicle. Obviously, this can spoil your food and trip. You can avoid this issue by either choosing a fridge with a relatively low amperage draw, by adding a second battery, solar, or both. A jumper pack can also rescue a dead battery.
  2. Clearance: The mechanical/electrical components of the fridge freezer require airflow to function properly. This requires leaving space around the fridge to maintain this airflow *Consult your user manual for specific space requirements -you may find it helpful to review the online PDF manuals where available to determine if this is a limiting factor for your setup.
  3. Wiring: This goes back to number 1 above. Factory wiring is often too small to handle the current draw required by almost all fridge freezers on the market -which tend to start at 2.5 amps and increase from there. This means you will likely need to run a separate wire from your battery to the fridge in order to accommodate the increased electrical demands.
  4. Compressor: With the exception of a few brands and models listed below, all use the same brand and model of compressor: Danfoss, particularly, the BD35F. This means that the proprietary advantages of one fridge over another primarily comes in the form of insulation materials and thickness, compressor controls, temperature monitors, electronics, and construction materials. Many claim to use “higher quality compressors than the competition” when in reality, they likely share the same brand and model. To help with you make an informed decision, we have provided the compressor brand of each brand and model listed below.

 

This is by no means an exhaustive list. In fact, there are countless 12 volt fridge freezers popping up all the time. We chose to provide the following brands based on two factors: availability in the United States, and high quality. If find that we have missed any key models or brands, please drop us a note in the comment section below.

 

 

ARB


“ARB Fridge Freezers are the ideal way to keep your food and beverages chilled or frozen on your 4×4 adventures, regardless of ambient conditions. Not to be confused with less effective 12 volt ‘coolers’, the ARB unit is a true refrigerator/freezer. Own one and you’ll never again find your lunch water- logged by shifting ice, and there’ll always be a cold drink on hand during the sweltering summer months.” -ARB

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ARB: 37 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $849

Model: 10800351

Capacity:

-37 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital control panel

-Drain plug

-Internal LED light

-Recessed powder coat steel fixed carry handles

-Integrated battery protection system

-Removable lid; removable internal basket

-Separate dairy/fruit compartment

-Right angle power plug for additional clearance

-Operates at angles up to 30*

-Optional transit bag adds insulation and physical protection

-3 yr warranty

Weight:

-46.6 lb

External Dimensions:

-H16.9” x W15” x L27.8”

Current Draw:

-0.7 to 2.3 amp/hr @12 volts

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Powder coated zinc steel cabinet shell; UV stable, injection molded lid

 

ARB: 50 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $924

Model: 10800472

Capacity:

-50 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital control panel

-Drain plug

-Internal LED light

-Recessed powder coat steel fixed carry handles

-Integrated battery protection system

-Removable lid; removable internal basket

-Separate dairy/fruit compartment

-Right angle power plug for additional clearance

-Operates at angles up to 30*

-Optional transit bag adds insulation and physical protection

-3 yr warranty

Weight:

-53 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20” x W27.76” x L14.96”

Current Draw:

-0.7 to 2.3 amp/hr @12 volts

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Powder coated zinc steel cabinet shell; UV stable, injection molded lid

 

ARB: 63 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $1092 

Model: 10800602

Capacity:

-63 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital control panel

-Drain plug

-Internal LED light

-Recessed powder coat steel fixed carry handles

-Integrated battery protection system

-Removable lid; removable internal basket

-Separate dairy/fruit compartment

-Right angle power plug for additional clearance

-Operates at angles up to 30*

-Optional transit bag adds insulation and physical protection

-3 yr warranty

Weight:

-54 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H16.9” x W19.7” x L33.3”

Current Draw:

-0.7 to 2.3 amp/hr @12 volts

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Powder coated zinc steel cabinet shell; UV stable, injection molded lid

 

ARB: 82 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $1294

Model: 10800782

Capacity:

-82 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital control panel

-Drain plug

-Internal LED light

-Recessed powder coat steel fixed carry handles

-Integrated battery protection system

-Removable lid; removable internal basket

-Separate dairy/fruit compartment

-Right angle power plug for additional clearance

-Operates at angles up to 30*

-Optional transit bag adds insulation and physical protection

-3 yr warranty

Weight:

-59.7 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20” x W17.7” x L33.3”

Current Draw:

-0.7 to 2.3 amp/hr @12 volts

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss BD50F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Powder coated zinc steel cabinet shell; UV stable, injection molded lid

 

 

Dometic


Dometic recently revealed the 26 liter fridge freezer at Overland Expo West. This smaller unit is part of the company’s expansive line of heavy duty CFX model fridge freezers.  Dometic has been producing cooling equipment since 1968. They produce refrigerator and freezer solutions for home, boating, trucking and yes, overlanding applications.

Dometic: 26 Liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $608.99

Model: CFX-28

Capacity:

-27 at

Features:

-Soft touch digital controls

-Quick chill/turbo function

-Strong hinges, latches, and drop-down handles

-Memories maintains preset temperatures when shut off

-Internal LED light

-Holds 31 12 oz cans

Weight:

-36.4 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H16.75”  x W13.5”  x L24.5”

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Waeco

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Polypropylene exterior

 

Dometic: 35 Liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $525.56

Model: CFX-35

Capacity:

-37 qt

Features:

-Soft touch digital controls

-Quick chill/turbo function

-Strong hinges, latches, and drop-down handles

-Memories maintains preset temperatures when shut off

-Internal LED light

-Holds 47 12 oz cans

Weight:

– 39 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H16”  x W16”  x L27”

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Waeco

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Polypropylene exterior

 

Dometic: 41 Liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $679.99

Model: CFX-40

Capacity:

-43 qt

Features:

-Soft touch digital controls

-Quick chill/turbo function

-Strong hinges, latches, and drop-down handles

-Memories maintains preset temperatures when shut off

-Internal LED light

-Holds 60 12 oz cans

Weight:

– 41 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H15.7”  x W18.1”  x L27.2”

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Waeco

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Polypropylene exterior

 

 

Dometic: 50 Liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $585

Model: CFX-50

Capacity:

-53 qt

Features:

-Soft touch digital controls

-Quick chill/turbo function

-Strong hinges, latches, and drop-down handles

-Memories maintains preset temperatures when shut off

-Internal LED light

Weight:

– 44.97 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H17.9”  x W18.5”  x L28.5”

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Waeco

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Polypropylene exterior

 

Dometic: 61 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $681.62

Model: CFX-65

Capacity:

-65 qt

Features:

-Soft touch digital controls

-Quick chill/turbo function

-Strong hinges, latches, and drop-down handles

-Memories maintains preset temperatures when shut off

-Internal LED light

Weight:

-51 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H26”  x W22”  x L18”

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Waeco

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Polypropylene exterior

 

Dometic: 94.5 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $1049.99

Model: CFX-95

Capacity:

-100 qt (57 qt fridge compartment; separate 43 qt freezer compartment)

Features:

-Soft touch digital controls

-Quick chill/turbo function

-Strong hinges, latches, and drop-down handles

-Memories maintains preset temperatures when shut off

-Internal LED light

Weight:

– 84.9 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H26”  x W22”  x L18”

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Waeco

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Polypropylene exterior

 

 

Edgestar


 

 

Edgestar provides a myriad of products from recreational refrigeration to commercial. Their extensive knowledge and experience of cooling products is passed on to their fridge freezer line. Whether remodeling the bar in your man cave or simply chilling some beers in the backcountry, Edgestar has you covered.

 

 

 

Edgestar 43 qt 

 

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Price: $699

Model: FP430

Capacity:

-43 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Variable temperature control

-Flash freeze function

Weight:

-45 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20 13/16” x W11 7/16” x L17 11/16”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Plastic external shell, metal insulated internal walls

 

Edgestar 63 qt

 

 

Edgestar 63 qt

Price: $799

Model: FP630

Capacity:

-63 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Variable temperature control

-Flash freeze function

Weight:

-57 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20 11/16” x W28 1/8” x L17 7/8”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Plastic external shell, metal insulated internal walls

 

Edgestar 80 qt

 

 

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Price: $899

Model: FP861

Capacity:

-83 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Variable temperature control

-Flash freeze function

Weight:

-66 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20 11/16” x W28 1/8” x L17 7/8”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Plastic external shell, metal insulated internal walls

 

 

Engel


“The heart of every new Engel fridge/freezer is the next-generation F-Series Sawafuji Swing Motor compressor. This extraordinary compressor motor provides the refrigeration you need without placing unreasonable demands on your batteries. With just one moving part, this motor is the epitome of efficiency. Its piston-action is powered by electro-magnets. Start up power draw is minimal, with piston moving just a fraction of an inch and gradually gaining speed. (Just the opposite of a radial motor compressor which places an enormous power draw on your batteries every time it starts up.)

Spring-mounted in a steel cocoon, the Sawafuji Swing Motor is maintenance-free and designed to do its job in extreme conditions. Vibration-resistant and capable of unaffected operation at inclines of up to 30-degrees, you can count on refrigeration virtually wherever you roam.” -Engel

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Engel: 16 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $814

Model: MT17F-U1

Capacity:

-16 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-40 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H14.2” x W12” x L21.2”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Plastic external shell

 

 

Engel: 22 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $840

Model: MT27F-U1

Capacity:

-22 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-45 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H18.2” x W12” x L21.2”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Plastic external shell

 

Engel: 34 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $868

Model: MT35F-U1

Capacity:

-34 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-60 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H16” x W14.3” x L25.5”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Galvanized steel exterior

 

Engel: 40 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $849

Model: MR040F-U1

Capacity:

-40 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-48 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H18.5” x W15.5” x L25”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-ABS plastic external shell

 

Engel: 43 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $910

Model: MT45F-U1

Capacity:

-43 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-66 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20” x W14.3” x L25.5”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Galvanized steel exterior

 

Engel: 64 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $1320

Model: MT60F-U1

Capacity:

-64 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-85 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H17.4” x W19.3” x L31.1”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Galvanized steel exterior

 

Engel: 64 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $1436

Model: MT60F-U1-C

Capacity:

-34 qt (fridge), 26.5 qt (freezer)

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

-Split fridge/freezer compartments

-Removable hinged lid

Weight:

-85 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H17.4” x W19.3” x L31.1”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Galvanized steel exterior

 

Engel: 84 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $1635

Model: MT80F-U1

Capacity:

-84 qts

Features:

-Interior wire basket

-Internal rubber mat

-Heavy duty handles (removeable)

-Variable temperature control

Weight:

-100 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H21.7” x W19.3” x L31.1”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Engel

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 120 volts AC

Construction:

-Galvanized steel exterior

 

Indel B


“In 1982 Indel B was selected by NASA to create a refrigerator for use aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia.” -Indel B It’s not known whether the rigors of backcountry travel can match that of a shuttle launch, but with NASA’s backing, the Indel B is should be high on your list of contenders.

Indel B: 30 Liter Fridge

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Price: $430

Model: TB31a

Capacity:

-32 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital display

 

-Interior light

-Interior basket

-Eco function to conserve battery life

-3 level battery protection system

-Max cool function to speed up cooling

-0-41F temperature operating range

Weight:

-35.2 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H15”  x W13.75”  x L23”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps  

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss DB35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 115/230 Volts AC

Construction:

-Outdoor grade plastic interior/exterior

 

Indel B: 40 Liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $530

Model: TB41a

Capacity:

-42 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital display

-Interior light

-Interior basket

-Eco function to conserve battery life

-3 level battery protection system

-Max cool function to speed up cooling

-0-41F temperature operating range

Weight:

-37.4 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H17.5” x W13.75” x L23”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss DB35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 115/230 Volts AC

Construction:

-Outdoor grade plastic interior/exterior

 

Indel B: 50 Liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $570

Model: TB51a

Capacity:

-52.8 qt

Features:

-Integrated digital display

-Interior light

-Interior basket

-Eco function to conserve battery life

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-3 level battery protection system

-Max cool function to speed up cooling

-0-41F temperature operating range

Weight:

-40.7 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H21” x W13.75” x L23”

Current Draw:

-2.5 amps  

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss DB35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 115/230 Volts AC

Construction:

-Outdoor grade plastic interior/exterior

 

National Luna


“Originally designed to meet World Health Organisation specifications for transporting medicines in harsh African conditions, National Luna fridges are now the preferred choice for safari operators, caterers, mining companies, camper manufacturers and serious 4×4 enthusiasts. National Luna refrigerators boast superior cooling power and exceptional efficiency in the harshest environments. All models are tested and guaranteed to freeze to a minimum of -18 in tropical conditions of 43 degrees celsius.” National Luna

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National Luna: 40 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price:  $1550 (aluminum exterior) $1835 (stainless exterior)

Model: National Luna 40

Capacity:

-42 qt

Features:

-Internal LED light

-Lockable latch

-High strength carry handles

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-Digital thermostat

-3 level battery protection

-Up to 3 baskets

Weight:

-50.5 lbs

External Dimensions:

H20.25” x W16.5” x L25”  

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior or structured 3004-H44 aluminum exterior

 

National Luna: 50 liter Fridge/Freezer -Weekender

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Price:  $1650

Model: Weekender 50

Capacity:

-42.25 qt fridge; 10.5 qt freezer

Features:

-Internal LED light

-Lockable latch

-High strength carry handles

-Digital thermostat

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-Dual-direction hinging lid (customizable)

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-3 food grade plastic baskets

Weight:

-58 lbs

External Dimensions:

H20” x W15” x L28”  

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior

 

National Luna: 52 liter Fridge/Freezer -Weekender

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Price:  $1470 (aluminum exterior) $1650 (stainless exterior) 

Model: Weekender 52

Capacity:

-55 qt

Features:

-Internal LED light

-Lockable latch

-High strength spring loaded handles

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-Digital thermostat

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Dual-direction hinging lid (customizable)

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-Optional fridge freezer compartments

-3 food grade plastic baskets

-Holds 84 12 oz drink cans without basket

Weight:

-51 lbs

External Dimensions:

H33.25” x W20” x L28”

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior or structured 3004-H44 aluminum exterior

 

National Luna: 60 liter Fridge/Freezer  

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Price:  $1720 (aluminum exterior) $1950 (stainless exterior) 

Model: Twin 60

Capacity:

-36.87 qt fridge, 25.57 qt freezer

Features:

-Internal LED light

-Lockable latch

-High strength spring loaded handles

-Digital thermostat

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Dual-direction hinging lid (customizable)

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-5 food grade plastic baskets

Weight:

-57 lbs

External Dimensions:

H21” x W17” x L30”

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior or structured 3004-H44 aluminum exterior

 

National Luna: 72 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price:
 $2535

 

Model: 72 Liter Dual Door

Capacity:

-36 qt right bin, 40 qt left bin

Features:

-Internal LED light

-High strength spring loaded handles

-Dual independent digital thermostats

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Dual lids with lockable latches

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-5 food grade plastic baskets

Weight:

-95 lbs

External Dimensions:

H21” x W19.5” x L32.87”

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior

 

National Luna: 80 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price:  $2125

Model: National Luna 80

Capacity:

-36 qt right bin, 40 qt left bin

Features:

-Internal LED light

-High strength handles

-Digital thermostat

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Lockable latches

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-4 food grade plastic baskets

Weight:

-90 lbs

External Dimensions:

H21” x W19.5” x L32.87”

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior

 

National Luna: 90 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price:  $2535

Model: Weekender 90

Capacity:

-95 qt (dual compartments, one 50 liter, one 40 liter)

Features:

-Internal LED light

-High strength handles

-Digital thermostat

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Lockable latches

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-5 food grade plastic baskets

Weight:

-73 lbs

External Dimensions:

H21” x W19.5” x L32.87”

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior

 

National Luna: 125 liter Fridge/Freezer

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Price:  $2525

Model: National Luna 125

Capacity:

-135 qt

Features:

-Internal LED light

-High strength handles

-Digital thermostat

-Turbo mode, when surplus power available

-3 level battery protection

-Battery monitor

-Lockable latches

-Separate freezer compartment with internal lid

-7 stainless steel baskets

Weight:

-105 lbs

External Dimensions:

H29.5” x W19.5” x L32.87”

Current Draw:

– 2.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

Danfoss BD35F

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 100-240 Volts AC

Construction:

-Rigidized stainless steel exterior; smooth aluminum interior

 

Smittybilt


Rock-rails, sliders, lift kits …Smittybilt is well known for their Jeep upgrade components. However, the company also offers a breadth of items to make your camping experience more comfortable. This list includes everything from tools to roof top tents to …well, their new Arctic fridge freezer.

Smittybilt: 52 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $799.99

Model: Arctic

Capacity:

-52 qts

Features:

-Fast cool capability

-Digital temp presetting and LCD display

-Interior LED

-Removable internal basket

-3 level battery protection

-Separate dairy section

Weight:

-46.1 lbs

External Dimensions:

H21” x W13.5” x L22”

Current Draw:

-3.3 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Danfoss

Power Source Compatibility:

-12 volt DC, 120 volt AC

Construction:

-Aluminum lined interior, plastic exterior

 

 

 

Whynter


Whynter produces a host of fun products, including ice cream makers and humidors. They also produce refrigerators and freezers for commercial applications and 12/24 volt fridge freezers for marine and automotive purposes. They are possibly the most economical company listed on our list, but also have the highest amperage draw by almost two fold.

Whynter: 45 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $645

Model: FM-45G

Capacity:

-45 qt

Features:

-Fast freeze function

-LED temp display

-Low power indicator

-2 removable wire baskets

-Side handles

Weight:

-45 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H20.5” x W23.5” x L16.5”

Current Draw:

-4.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Panasonic

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 115/230 Volts AC

Construction:

-“Tough and solid outer casing”

 

Whynter: 65 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $690

Model: FM-65G

Capacity:

-65 qt

Features:

-Fast freeze function

-LED temp display

-Low power indicator

-2 removable wire baskets

-Side handles

Weight:

-57 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H21” x W28” x L18”

Current Draw:

-4.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Panasonic

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 115/230 Volts AC

Construction:

-“Tough and solid outer casing”

 

Whynter: 85 qt Fridge/Freezer

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Price: $833

Model: FM-85G

Capacity:

-85 qt

Features:

-Fast freeze function

-LED temp display

-Low power indicator

-2 removable wire baskets

-Side handles

Weight:

-57 lbs

External Dimensions:

-H21” x W29” x L21”

Current Draw:

-4.5 amps

Compressor Manufacturer:

-Panasonic

Power Source Compatibility:

-12, 24 volts DC; 115/230 Volts AC

Construction:

-“Tough and solid outer casing”

For 8 years, Brandon cut his teeth building and maintaining high-end Porsche race cars for Autometrics Motorsports, provided track support for NASA, PCA, American Le Mans and Grand-Am events, and competed at PCA-sanctioned autocrosses. During this time, he worked as a mechanic and tire changer at prestigious races such as the Rolex 24 Hours of Daytona, and helped AMS achieve third place overall in the NASCAR-owned, Grand-Am racing series—the highest of any independent team at that time. For the past 9 years, the skills acquired from his racing background have been directed toward planning and modifying vehicles for overland travel, and organizing trips. When he isn’t traveling, Brandon can be found seeking zen in his workshop or planning his next outdoor adventure.