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post #1 of 12 Old 02-03-2019, 08:56 AM Thread Starter
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Kodiak K2

Hi Guys,

I can see a new Kodiak.

Updates - Somewhat Good

- USB is now Live
- MPPT
- Can be added with soon to be Inergy lithium batteries

Not so good

- 5lbs heavier
- max input has been reduced to 500 watts.

Still a good option perhaps?

Soon. 136" HT Black + Orange + Apple Green interior.
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post #2 of 12 Old 02-03-2019, 08:58 PM
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The K2 can only be connected to Inergy solar panels as per description. It appears they are using a different connector - E8 as opposed to MC4. One could rewire the connector, however, it is annoying change. Wonder why they would go that route. Other upgrades are good
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I'm wanting to go this route. It's only 25 pounds, so not that heavy to start with. Another plus... it's cheaper than the og model. Not to crazy with having to use their panels and I hear the connectors are crap.

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Has anyone looked at the Titan generator? 2500w inverter (peak at 6000 for 10 seconds), 2100wh lithium battery (detachable and stackable in multiples of 2100wh). Can be ganged for 220vac output. Replaceable battery packs (simple snap-on installation). While the basic unit weighs 60lbs, it separates into two 30lb units (electronics separate from battery pack).

1kw MPPT solar input, pure sine wave 2.5kw continuous inverter

It is supposed to launch at the end of Feb at a price less than two Kodiak K2s. I'm interested!



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This sounds almost too good to be true. Here is a link to the article https://poweredportablesolar.com.

I like that the usb pops out. Built in usb becomes obsolete too fast given the speed of technology improvement.

Interesting he was running heaters off the battery. One battery would not be sufficient for overnight but will do for a couple of hours.

I would like to see the specs with the user manual. If what he is saying in the video is true this will blow away the K2.

Great find Tybalt39 and thank you for posting. Will definitely keep following this.
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One thing that comes to mind is how to connect a 12 volt fuse block to this. It's great that there are so many AC plugs but I would need more 12 volt connections. Connecting a fuse block would address that need.
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I believe most of these units are marketed to the home owner (especially at 60lbs) as emergency solar generators. 12v fuse block expansion is ideal for vans/rvs, and I hope it is expandable. If the Inergy K2 can utilize a 12v volt fuse block, I think I would save a $1000 and go with it, as it produces more power than I will need. Will be interesting to see the final product. Nice find.

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If you're interested in this unit, there are various discount codes available. I just found one that drops the price to $1300 (during the pre-sale period). Regarding solar panel compatibility; any panel that falls within the voltage and wattage ratings of the unit should work. Just adapt the connectors as needed. See picture to show the actual discount:


(They changed the product name due to possible trademark infringement issues)
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... Ben is about to publish a public update on the Titan 'Solar Generator' . He is loading the video still, so viewing is not available until the upload is finished, but you can see it at the link below. For my application this is like Christmas and Birthday combined lol ~ S

edit: 10:52pm / appears upload is taking longer than expected or this link is not valid ... guess we will know which - tomorrow ...

edit2: (how come i can still edit a day later?) ... took all nigh tto upload... now active link below. Cheers ~ S



On order:
159 ext Cargo - Granite (rejected this one and placed new order after 6.5month wait)
159 ext Cargo - Deep Red (ETA Jul 2019)
for metal tent modification

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post #10 of 12 Old 04-26-2019, 06:00 PM
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Awaiting the "for sale" date. Ready to buy one!


I "glamp" multiple times each year. I can use it now to replace/support my two existing lithium solar generators (440wh and 500wh), then move it into any conversion I ultimately go with.
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