An ultra-cool idea might rework glamping for tech-loving adventurers by permitting them to stream boxsets on a projector display – in the midst of nowhere.
The Nissan x Opus is a ‘trailer camper’ with an eco-friendly battery pack that helps as much as every week of electrical energy for adventurers who go ‘off-grid’.
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After ‘inflating’ in lower than 90 seconds, the camper opens as much as present a kitchen, seating space and sleeping lodging for as much as six folks.
Inside, there are USB sockets for charging smartphones, LED lighting, a 4G cell WiFi hotspot for as much as 10 gadgets and a HD digital projector.
Whereas most campers have a restricted energy provide or must be related to a mains supply, the Nissan x Opus has a high-tech energy pack that connects to a photo voltaic panel recharger to assist generate sufficient electrical energy for as much as seven days use.
The pack, known as Nissan Power Roam, is a conveyable, all-in-one, weatherproof unit which makes use of lithium-ion cells recovered from first-generation Nissan electrical automobiles.
With a storage capability of 700Wh and an influence output of 1kW – offering energy to each the camper’s 230v circuit and the 12v leisure battery – it ensures a sustainable second-life for EV batteries.
The idea, a collaboration between Nissan and Opus Campers, can be unveiled at this week’s Caravan, Tenting and Motorhome Present at The NEC in Birmingham.
It kinds a part of Nissan’s Clever Mobility imaginative and prescient and demonstrates methods of integrating its battery know-how and electrical automobile experience into new sectors.
Francisco Carranza, managing director, Nissan Power mentioned: “Nissan’s management in power providers means we’re not solely reworking the way in which folks drive, but in addition the way in which we reside.
“The Nissan x Opus idea is a real-world instance of how Nissan Power Roam can combine into our existence – on this case the vastly well-liked leisure exercise of tenting.
“Our prospects have already got the flexibility to take management of their power use at residence by means of Nissan’s residential storage options.
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“Now we may give them full independence to expertise ‘off-grid’ adventures.
“The brand new Nissan Power Roam can ship clear, sustainable energy to essentially the most distant of areas, and be loved by everybody.”
The Opus makes use of AIR pole know-how with an onboard compressor to inflate the camper in round 90 seconds.
Hungry campers are catered for with a conveyable microwave, two-burner gasoline hob and a fridge. Further energy comes through photo voltaic panels.
The idea has off-road tires, alloy wheels, racks for 2 bicycles and even a kayak service mount.
When a top-up cost is required, the Nissan Power Roam is definitely faraway from the modified entrance compartment.
The unit can then be plugged into any normal 230v socket and recharged in round an hour.
Whereas the Nissan x Opus is an idea at this stage, a typical Air Opus prices from £15,995.
Costs for the Nissan Power Roam power-pack can be introduced forward of its official launch later this 12 months.
Jonathan Harrison, managing director, Opus, added: “Opus homeowners actually love getting out into the wild and having fun with the extra distant corners of the countryside.
“In the meanwhile, to go ‘off-grid’ for any prolonged interval, you both flip to a fossil-fuel generator – which isn’t good for air high quality or a peaceable tenting ambiance – otherwise you compromise on the facility you should utilize with present battery options.
“This new idea integrating Nissan Power Roam is answering actual buyer
“Quickly campers would possibly be capable of take whichever highway – or unbeaten observe – they select, protected within the data they are going to be related to a sturdy and sustainable power provide.”