Bushman DC230-X

230L Caravan Fridge - 12V / 24V



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What's included

July 2024 – No longer available for new orders

  • – Ultra low-power
  • – 5 Year compressor warranty
  • – Genuine Secop® Danfoss compressor
  • – Digital thermostat display
  • – Internal 45L Freezer
  • – Reversible door
  • – Crisper
  • – Mounting kit included


  • Proven Reliable

    • 5 Year compressor warranty
    • Genuine Bushman designed cooling system
    • Secop Danfoss BD50 compressor
    • Compressor is German designed / Japanese owned
    • Designed for off-road use
  • Light on Power

    • Extra low-power design for superior performance
    • Our thickest insulated fridge ever
    • Extensive ventilation options
    • Average 2.4 Amp/hr over 24hrs (25º ambient, 4º fridge)
    • Variable speed drive compressor
  • Easy to Use

    • Digital thermostat display
    • Large door shelves
    • Room to stand up tall bottles
    • 45 litre freezer
    • 185 litre fridge
  • Strong and simple design

    All Bushman upright fridges have full steel cabinets for maximum strength.

  • Hot weather hero

    A genuine tropical rated fridge for northern Australia and ultra-low power consumption up to 43˚C.

  • Secop® Danfoss compressor

    We only use genuine Secop Danfoss compressors in every fridge with a 5 year compressor warranty standard.


  • Temperature fridge

    4º ( +/- 2ºC)

  • Temperature freezer

    -15º ( +/- 2ºC)

  • Fridge dimensions

    Height 1460mm, Width 595mm, Depth 575mm

  • Minimum cut out (with mounting kit)

    Height 1465mm, Width 600mm, Depth 575mm (Allows a 50mm gap at rear when installed with the door sitting proud from the cabinetwork)

  • Weight

    51 kg

Frequently asked questions

How do I mount my Bushman DC230-X fridge?

There are many different ways you can mount your Bushman DC230-X upright fridge, this includes using the supplied mounting frame, using the internal mounting sleeves or even creating your own brackets. Contact us if you have any queries.

Does the door on the Bushman DC230-X protrude past the outside of the fridge cabinet when it is opened at 90˚?

No, the door on the Bushman DC230-X does not protrude past the fridge cabinet when opened 90˚, however the door handles do (20mm).

Can I fit 2L milk bottles in the Bushman DC230-X door?

Yes, 2L milk bottles fit in the door of the Bushman DC230-X.

What are the dimensions of the shelves in the Bushman DC230-X?

The wire shelves in the Bushman DC230-X fridge are approximately 490mm wide by 300mm deep; and the wire shelves in the freezer are approximately 430mm wide by 320mm deep.

What are the freezer dimensions for the Bushman DC230-X?

The freezer dimensions in the Bushman DC230-X are approximately 440mm wide, 360mm deep and 270mm tall. Please note the freezer has rounded corners.

What size battery do I need for the Bushman DC230-X?

We recommend a 260Ah deep cycle (AGM) or 150Ah lithium. This will run the Bushman DC230-X for at least 3 days and nights.

How many watts of solar do I need for the Bushman DC230-X?

To run the Bushman DC230-X you will need approximately 400W of solar paired with a 260Ah AGM or 150Ah lithium battery.

Can the doors on the Bushman DC230-X open from the other side?

Yes! With the Bushman DC230-X you can move the hinges from the right side to the left side. The door handles can also be moved to accommodate this.

What colour is the Bushman DC230-X available in?

The Bushman DC230-X is only available in matte black.

Can I run the Bushman DC230-X from 240V power?

Yes you could operate the Bushman DC230-X on 240V power by using a 240V to 12V transformer, however most customers choose to run their fridge from their battery bank all the time. When they have access to 240V power they plug in their smart battery charger to maintain their battery bank.

I need to replace a Dometic RPD218 220L 12V fridge, will the Bushman DC230-X fit?

Yes, the Bushman DC230-X is a direct swap replacement for the Dometic RPD 218 220L 12V fridge.

What Next?

  • Read buyers guides

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  • Visit your local stockist

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  • Talk to an expert

    You’re welcome to call or email us anytime. We’ll happily answer your questions and provide the best advice possible.


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  • 3-5 Year Warranty
  • Easy Customer Service
  • Australian Owned & Operated