Yes! The Original Bushman can be used as a freezer in 35L, 42L and 45L configurations.
Original Bushman Fridge 35-52L35L to 52L Camping Fridge - 12V / 240V
- – 10L extension collar
- – 7L dome lid
- – 3 stacking baskets
- – 240V – 12V adapter
- – 4 Heavy duty tie-down brackets
- – HD Anderson lead
- – Anderson to cigarette adapter
- + Free transit cover
Since 1998 our customers have thrown everything at this fridge. Rain, hail, sunshine, and it’s still going strong.
If you want a fridge that’s extremely light on power and proven reliable for more than 2 decades in Australia, look no further. The Original Bushman Fridge stands the test of time, 20 years and counting.
Bushmans unique 35L – 52L extension kit is included. So you can adjust the fridge from 35L to 45L and right up to 52L. There’s separate areas for your frozen food, fridge items, crisper and tall bottles. And the 3 stacking baskets make it easy to access food that’s on the bottom.
The extension kit is the best way to get more from your portable fridge investment. It’s one of a kind, and only available from Bushman.
Independent Awards Winner – Best Portable Fridge 2017 + 2018 + 2019 + 2020 + 2021 + 2022 + 2023
“If you only ever buy one fridge, this is the one.”
- Over 20 years of use in Australia
- Nidec Danfoss BD35 compressor
- German designed / Japanese owned
- Full steel cabinet
- 5 Year warranty
- Genuine Bushman designed cooling system
- 360º ventilation top, bottom & 3 sides
- Wire on tube condenser gets heat out faster
- Average 0.67 Ah in 52L (set at -4º in 25º ambient)
Easy to Use
- Use as a fridge only in 35L, 45L or 52L
- Use as a freezer only in 35L or 45L
- Use with 3 cooling zones in 52L
- 3 Internal stacking baskets
- Simple digital thermostat
- Heavy duty tie-down points
- Side opening lids
Superior 360º Ventilation
We all know hot air rises. Top, bottom and side vents let the heat out easily. This is the secret to efficiency.
3 Cooling Spaces
The bottom of your fridge is always colder than the top, so work with it. Three internal stacking baskets create varying temperature zones and provide room to stand up large bottles.
A fridge like no other
Adjust the fridge volume to suit your needs. 35L for everyday use, 45L for a weekend away, or 52L for extended trips. The choice is yours.
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Set temperature range-18º to 10º
Average power consumption0.67 Ah in 52L (set at -4º in 25º ambient)
Current drawVariable speed compressor (2A - 4.5A)
Low voltage cut-out10.4 V
Heights35L 380mm, 42L 475mm, 45L 465mm, 52L 545mm
Weight in 35L22.5kg
Can I use the Original Bushman 35L - 52L as a freezer?
What size battery do I need for the Original Bushman 35L - 52L?
We recommend a 100Ah deep cycle (AGM) or 60Ah lithium battery for the Original Bushman 35L – 52L and this will give you approximately three days and nights of operation.
How many watts of solar does the Original Bushman 35L - 52L need?
You will need approximately 200W of solar paired with a 100Ah AGM or 60Ah lithium battery for the Original Bushman 35L – 52L.
How much power does the Original Bushman 35L - 52L use?
In the 52L configuration, the Original Bushman 35L – 52L uses approximately 0.67Ah every hour. This is measured with the fridge set at 4˚C and a 25˚C ambient temperature.
What are the battery protection setting on the Original Bushman 35L - 52L ?
We set the low voltage cut out very low on the Original Bushman 35L – 52L, so your fridge does not turn off unnecessarily. Cut-in 10.9V. Cut-out 9.6V.
Does the transit cover fit the Original Bushman 35L - 52L in different size configurations?
Yes, the included transit cover will fit the Original Bushman 35L – 52L in all configurations (35L, 42L, 45L and 52L).
How do I strap down the Original Bushman 35L - 52L?
The Original Bushman 35L – 52L has four heavy duty tie-down brackets, two on each side. You can use these to strap your fridge down anywhere.
Can I use the Original Bushman 35L - 52L as a fridge and freezer at the same time?
Yes! If you have pre-frozen foods, you can use the bottom section of the Original Bushman 35L – 52L as a freezer, the middle section as a fridge, and the top section as a crisper for fruit and veggies. All at the same time.
Does the Original Bushman Fridge 35L - 52L have a matching fridge slide?
Yes, the Original Bushman Fridge 35L – 52L has a matching fridge slide. This is available for purchase here.
What size are the different baskets in the Original Bushman Fridge 35L - 52L?
The approximate size of each basket in the Original Bushman Fridge 35L – 52L is as follows: Large basket: 375mm long x 275mm wide x 245mm high. Medium basket: 270mm long x 270mm wide x 170mm high. Small basket: 270mm long x 270mm wide x 100mm high.
Can I run the Original Bushman 35L from 240V power?
Yes, you can run the Original Bushman 35L – 52L in any size configuration from 240V power using the supplied 240V to 12V transformer. This is included for free with every fridge.