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For those who enjoy exploring Australia’s breathtaking landscapes, having the necessary gear on board can ensure your journey doesn’t come to an unplanned halt.
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A Powerful Companion

iTechworld is a proudly Australian family-owned and operated company, and for the past 17 years has been continually pushing itself to produce new and improved power solution products that reflect Australian innovation and are also designed for Aussie customers and conditions.

The iTECH120X PRO 12.8V Lithium Battery is one of the new and top tier additions to iTechworld’s range, alongside the JS80 3000A Jump Starter and the iTECH1300P Lithium Power Station. Other products include portable generators, folding solar panel blankets and inverters.

The company’s new iTECH120X PRO battery is a leading product on the market, with 10 years of extensive design behind it to ensure it is a premium product for all kinds of adventurers. A new and more powerful version of the ever-popular iTECH120X Lithium Battery, the iTECH120X PRO 12.8V/120Ah Lithium Battery is ideal for anyone wanting to head off the grid, or simply have a reliable deep cycle battery backup for whenever the need strikes.

Much like the existing iTECH120X, the new iTECH120X PRO is a lithium drop-in replacement for exciting systems, making it easy for those who already own a lead-acid or AGM battery to simply pull out the existing system and drop in either of the iTechworld lithium batteries. Both iTECH120X iTECHWORLD batteries work with 99 per cent of chargers.

The iTECH120X PRO offers 100 per cent usable capacity, allowing you to utilise the full 120Ah stored in the battery, rather than the 50 per cent of usable amps a lead-acid battery can supply. It is not recommended for lead-acid or AGM batteries to be discharged below 50 per cent, as the heat produced when charged back up can damage the cells and significantly reduce the lifespan. Comparatively, lithium batteries can be discharged to a higher level safely, providing more usable amps with no long-term effects – much to the delight of all travellers who enjoy heading off the grid.


The iTECH120X PRO is the toughest deep-cycle battery iTechworld has ever built. Designed to withstand Australia’s environment, the battery is IP67 waterproof rated, meaning you can submerge it under 1m of water for up to 30 minutes. While this might not be necessary for many motorhome setups, you can rest easy that it can be stored safely in exterior storage boxes. Weighing in at 12.5kg, the iTECH120X PRO is a lighter option than lead-acid or AGM batteries that can weigh up to 30kg – so you can either ride easy with a lighter load or make space for those luxuries you’ve always wanted to take on the road.

The design of this new battery features a new prismatic cell design, different to the type used in its predecessor. This new design offers more vibration resistance and stability for rough terrain with vibration dampening technology. Additionally, the iTECH120X PRO incorporates an all-new supercharged BMS allowing for less cell degradation. The battery is also suitable for under-bonnet applications, although iTechworld recommends using a heat shield. Please note, while the iTECH120X PRO is tough and ready to go, it cannot be used as a cranking battery.

Owners can also enjoy a longer lifespan of up to 4000 cycles with high current use, giving you approximately 10+ years of life, compared to the 3-5 years you might expect with a good quality AGM. The recommended charge current for the iTECH120X PRO is 1-60A, but the product is capable of going up to 100A. Enjoy a discharge current of 270A with peak discharge in five seconds, compared to the approximate 40A discharge rate of a lead-acid battery. To put  the power in other terms, the iTECH120X PRO will run a fridge for four or more days, based on a 1A draw, double what you might expect of a non-lithium battery.

With an extensive Australian warranty of five years, even for under bonnet use, travellers can rest easy knowing that the team at iTechworld will be able to help.

The iTECH120X PRO is available for purchase online or you can contact iTechworld’s Australian sales team on 1300 483 249.

For more information about the iTECH120X PRO or iTechworld’s other products, head online:

Stay off-grid for longer with iTechworld batteries


Whether you are an all-time adventurer, or simply wanting a reliable battery management solution — REMCO’s well-known brand and newly extended warranty for its lithium batteries might just catch your eye.

Providing easy energy solution for more than 30 years, REMCO is a specialist battery brand well known among the RV, 4x4, marine and solar markets, producing reliable products that are suitable for professionals and adventurers alike.

“REMCO has been producing batteries for over 30 years, so when it comes to looking for easy energy solutions that you can trust we’ve got you covered,” said Anthony Trigona, REMCO Product Manager.

The REMCO Lithium Deep Cycle Range was launched in mid-2022, offering a quality and lightweight product that features Bluetooth Connectivity, a built-in battery management system (BMS), faster charging, 100 per cent usable  capacity, and a life span rated to achieve over 3000 cycles – five times longer than a traditional AGM battery. The range is also backed by a warranty that was recently extended from four years to five, demonstrating REMCO’s confidence in the quality of the range.

“Our lithium batteries have been designed and manufactured to perform day-in and day-out. Now, with the added peace of mind of a five-year warranty, you can be sure you have the right battery for your adventuring setup,” said Mr Trigona.

An added bonus is that this newly extended five-year warranty will apply retrospectively to all lithium batteries purchased before this change.

The REMCO range can be purchased from Autobarn, AutoPro, Battery World and Opposite Lock retailers. For more information, head to the REMCO website:

Enjoy the newly extended warranty


With a company heritage dating back to 1989, Projecta has established itself as one of Australia’s leading manufacturers of high-quality battery maintenance and power products. Renowned for its extensive range that can power any kind of adventure, Projecta has solidified its place in the market.

Providing battery and power solutions for all kinds of applications, from recreation through to farming, Projecta is based in the Melbourne suburb of Knoxfield and its facility covers 14,000 square metres. It is here that all products are designed, engineered and tested by the knowledgeable Projecta team before being shipped off to the company’s many stockists.

Projecta’s wide and growing range of power management products ensures this brand stands out in the market. The team’s development program continually strives to advance and incorporate new technology and products into its range and has recently released a catalogue with more than 180 new and upgraded Projecta products to the RV market.

This new range of elite battery and power management solutions includes the launch of Projecta’s new Intelli-Grid power management systems and lithium battery range. Other products to receive an upgrade or expansion include its DC-DC chargers, power inverters, battery chargers and off-grid power solutions. All this aids Projecta’s mission to provide the widest range of battery and power products on the Australian market.

All Projecta products are designed, engineered and tested to stringent quality standards to ensure market-leading power, reliability and functionality. Additionally, it strives to make power solutions simple and accessible for users, with  integrated and connected fullsystem solutions that can be tailored to the needs of the user.

The company’s after-sales support services allow customers to speak directly with Projecta’s dedicated support system who will walk through all DIY installations and technical questions. Or head over to the online Projecta Community Group where professionals and enthusiasts alike band together to share their knowledge, answer questions and upload video demonstrations. Customers can also rest easy with leading warranty services that back each product. Projecta has recently upgraded the warranties for many of its products, including battery chargers, IP range inverters and lithium batteries, giving customers five-years of warranty backed usage.


Lithium Batteries

Projecta’s lithium battery range was launched late last year, providing powerful, safe and reliable products backed by six years of comprehensive development and testing. Projecta’s parent company, Brown & Watson International, was able to share its extensive experience and technology regarding lithium iron phosphate products, ensuring Projecta’s range reflected the company’s stringent standards.

The new 12V 100Ah Lithium Battery (LB100) provides a true 100 discharge current, capable of powering 1000W inverters, plus your fridge, and is compatible with Projecta’s Intelli-RV range, battery chargers, inverters and lithium battery monitors. The built-in BMS protects and extends the life of the battery, delivering over 2000 cycles. Projecta utilises lithium iron phosphate technology, ensuring not only quality but safety as well. The LB100 is equivalent to a 160Ah lead-acid battery and can be discharged down to 20 per cent depth of discharge without reducing the life of the battery. And with a weight of only 14kg, it’s suitable for adventures of all kinds.

The second new lithium battery to be released in Projecta’s 180 product upgrade is the 12V High Discharge 100Ah Lithium Battery (LB100-BT), which is an ideal companion for 4WDs and RVs that require plenty of power. Not only does the LB100-BT have an impressive 150A high discharge, it can also monitor the battery status via a smartphone or tablet using Bluetooth, allowing owners to check the State of Charge of the battery (SOC%) easily with  the power level indicator. Much like its LB100 counterpart, this battery features the same safety, technology, reliability and weight advantages (12kg), and is compatible with Intelli-RV and other Projecta lithium products.


ICB2000 12V 25A Power Management Board

Intelli-Start Lithium Jump Starters

With more than 30 years of experience Projecta knows what end users need when it comes to jump starters. They need their jump starter ready to go at any time with an expectation it will be safe, reliable and portable.

One of the smartest jump starters on the market, the Projecta Intelli-Start Jump Starters utilise the patented Rapid Recharge Technology (RRT) which can recharge directly from the vehicle it has just started in only 40 seconds. This means that you’ll always have a jump starter ready to go whenever or however often you might need it, rather than being left high and power dry with a flat jump starter. 

While the range varies in physical size, all remain lightweight which travellers will appreciate, and with lithium iron phosphate technology they are very safe and easy to use.

The Intelli-Start range features several jump starters designed for different applications. The IS920 and IS1220 are designed for emergency use, while the IS1400 is for both emergency and trade applications. The IS1500 is Projecta’s long-standing trade powerhouse jump starter. The IS2000 has 12V and 24V output and is an ideal option for all trade applications. Last but by no means least, the industrial options include the IS3000 and IS5000, which have enough power to start almost any equipment.

Intelli-Wave Inverters

Projecta’s Intelli-Wave Inverter range was not overlooked in the new upgrade release, ensuring there is an option to suit whatever needs powering around your RV. The range was expanded to include the IP1500, which is a compact unit ideally suited for powering appliances such as your trusty coffee machine, and the IP3000 which is the most powerful inverter in the range.

The IP3000 features an RCD ‘cutout’ switch for safety, ECO mode and an AC transfer switch. The IP inverter range has grown with the addition of these two new models, which now join the existing IP1000 and IP2000. Remarkably, all IP inverters enjoy a start-up power time of only three seconds, making them capable of starting larger devices than other comparable inverters. The range has recently been  upgraded to feature a five-year warranty.

The IDC25X DC-DC Charger

IDC25X DC-DC Charger

The IDC25X DC-DC charger is the most advanced product Projecta has ever produced and is one of the toughest DC-DC chargers on the market. It is designed to withstand the harsh conditions of under bonnet mounting, not to mention Australia’s extreme climates, while still providing reliable charging. The IDCX program utilises MPPT charging that captures and harvests sunlight in a highly efficient way, meaning that it produces 25A of charge up to 75°C — which is ideal for under the bonnet mounting.

The other key feature of the IDC25X is that it takes the best possible care of deep cycle batteries, ensuring they are topped up and maximising their lifespan. The IDC25X is also compatible with all major battery chemistries, including lithium.

Customers can also control  and monitor the IDCX, as well as up to 14 other appliances, via Projecta’s unique Intelli-IQ system. This system consists of an Intelli-IQ 2in display that provides easy control over the IDC25X and other Projecta accessories all from one point.


The Intelli-RV is Projecta’s allin- one power management unit for RVs and caravans, making battery power and solar management easier than ever. The system provides a single, centralised wiring location, and utilises the remote control and monitoring options to stay informed and in command of the system.


Like the Intelli-RV, the Intelli-Grid is a full AC and DC mobile high power management system designed for 12V 2kW and 3kW and 48V 3kW systems — perfect for running all the comforts of your home on the road. The system is connected via CAN bus communication, meaning you can add components to the Intelli-Grid as required. Each component communicates through the system, meaning it gives you not only 50 per cent extra battery life but also a system that is truly modular and can be customised to suit your unique requirements.


The more than 180 new and upgraded products in the latest Projecta catalogue are simply some of the most notable or unique advancements within Projecta’s wide range of battery and power management products. Whether you are looking for a product to suit your home on the road, provide power around camp or take your off-the-grid adventures even further — Projecta has plenty of options to fulfil your requirements. For more information about its products, head online:

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Written: Mon 01 May 2023
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