Can You Use An Air Fryer In An RV?

Hello! Air fryer lover. Today we will look the best air fryer for use in an RV. Many time people visit outside home for enjoy a good moment. Many American enjoy to use RV. Around ten million household has own RV. It is a lot of people use Rv and they wondering whether they can use an air fryer in their RV. Let’s find this answer.

Air fryer was build and design to be used in the kitchen countertop small appliance. Many use or adventure want to know can I use an air fryer in an RV, Caravan or Camper? In short the answer is yes. You can use this appliance in an Rv or other family size vehicle. Before use you need to do some research, planning and caution for safely use.

In this article, we try to explain the way to safely use a compact air fryer in your favorite tour vehicle. And what the best air fryer you should choose. You Cn use it as a replacement to microwave.

How Much Amps Does An Air Fryer Use?

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Every air fryer manufacturing company tell you how much wattage the appliance will need. They never tell you how much amps does an air fryer use. Air fryer amps consume or use depend on few factors.

The fast things is what type of battery or power system running. Most of the cases, our household provide 120 volt system. On the other hand, the camper provide you 12 volt system since the Caravan don’t require as much as power to all the appliances.

Below the list of the most air fryer wattage and how many amps pull based on 12 volt power system.

900 watts75 amps
1000 watts83.3 amps
1200 watts100 amps
1500 watts125 amps
1700 watts141.6 amps
1800 watts150 amps

Why should I know How Many Amps an Air Fryer Pulls?

You should need to know how many amps pull your air fryer. Because if it pull too many amps while other appliances are running (fridge, blender or air condition), then you will kill your battery. As a result, your batter won’t run in future.


Most of the caravan battery set up for (2 x 120) amps or 240 amps and (2 x 150) amps or 300 amps solar panels with a 40 amp AC battery charger.

With its power system, you can run all 12-volt devices off of the battery system while maintaining the ability to re-charge your battery through 240-volt power.

Note that, if you don’t have a 240-volt main power source (every caravan built in at least one, otherwise you need to custom build), then you will deplete your Caravan battery because your solar panel won’t be able to provide enough power to run your 12-volt appliances.

If you use this condition for several days, you will deplete your RV battery. It will be worse if you have a few cloud days and you won’t connect with another charging source.


That is why you need to know how many amps need your air fryer. Should you use an air fryer or not in this situation? Obviously no. First, you need to figure out how many amps provide from your Caravan. Then you can use your air fryer and other appliances.

Your Caravan 240 volt and 12 volt system means

The caravan has two power systems. One is 240 volt for the main system and another is 12 volt and another is 12-volt system for low volt appliances use.

The 12 Volt: The 12-volt system will provide power for small appliances like a water pump and strip light. This power system comes from the onboard battery and allows you to use keep lighting and water pomp use. The 12 volt power system battery charged through a multi-state charge or through solar panels.


The 240 volt power system: The 240 power supply allow you to use large capacity appliances. Your fridge, television , microvan, electric kettle and air condition. The 240 volt power is the main source of your vehicle. It recharge your vehicle batteries and help to run devices. When you connect a plug into a caravan, you are using 240 volt.

How to calculate your Camper/Rv/Caravan’s Appliances total power needs on the base of 12 volt System

AppliancesPower Consume
LED Light0.5 amps/hr.
Refrigeration1-6 amps/hr. Small to Large
Water Pump0.5 amps/hr.
Power Outlets0.5 amps/hr.
Hairdryers20 -50 amps/hr.
Tea Kettle20 – 50 amps/hr.
Microwaves20 50 amps/hr.
Air Condition60 amps/hr.

That means if you want to run a compact air fryer of a 1,000 watts, you need at least 83.33 amps to run it. If your Caravan low amount of power supply, you will drain your power system.

What’s the best Air Fryer for an RV?

There are many air fryer available in the market. But air fryer large capacity may damage your Caravan battery. Large family size air fryer consume more power than small size. Small size air fryer will best for your Caravan. So, in this section we list 3 best Air Fryer for Caravan.

Top 3 air fryer for an RV

1. Philips Compact Air Fryer

Model Name: HD9252/91
Brand: Philips Kitchen Appliances
Capacity: 4.1 Liters
Color: Black
Product Dimensions: 13.31 x 13.31 x 13.98 inches; 9.92 Pounds

Philips HD9252 is a rapid air fryer technology. 4.1 litter this air fryer best small size family. And can cooking for 4 to 6 members. Philips Air fryer Premium design and use low oil use about 90% less oil. You can fry delicious grills, roasts, bakes and reheat food. Digital large screen comes with 7 build in cooking option. And keep warm option for better food experience.

Philips air fryer that can cook tastier and healthier food. The company provide a recipe book and headful for beginner user. You can down the recipe book from their website. The rapid air technology help to cooking quickly. All removable parts are dishwasher safe. It is easy to clean and non-tick coating easy to clean accessories. The manufacture provide 1 year warranty.

  • Excellent crisp result
  • Easy to use
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Digital Screen
  • Premium design
  • Expensive
  • Small capacity

2. Dash DCAF200GBBK02 Tasti Crisp Electric Air Fryer

Model Name: Tasti Crisp™ Electric Air Fryer
Brand: DASH
Capacity: 2.6 Quarts
Color: Black
Package Dimensions: 12.1 x 12.1 x 10 inches; 1 Pounds

Dash also a popular kitchen appliance brand. Their DCAF200GBBK02 air fryer another best use for your Caravan. Dash tasti crips air fryer use 70% to 80% oil less for healthy food making. It is quite easy to use. The 2.6 qt capacity can cook for 2 to 4 members. Dash air fryer non stick coating easy to clean and safe for use. It’s1000 watt safely use for Caravan.

Auto shut off feature help to prevent from overcooking. Safe to use and cool handle for easily remove basket. Cool design crisper basket for grate surface area for more faster, crisp and delicious food making. It is small and compact size best for use for your RV/Caravan. Design for USA based user.

  • Small size
  • Powerful and cool design
  • Cheap
  • Easy to use
  • Small basket
  • No digital display
  • Less cooking option for it 1000 watts

3. Chefman Turbo Air Fryer | 2 Liter

Model Name: Dishwasher Safe Basket & Tray,
Brand: Chefman
Capacity: 2 Liters
Color: 2 Liter Air Fryer
Product Dimensions: 6 x 6 x 9.5 inches; 3.31 Pounds

The Chefman turbo fry 2 quart air fryer is compact and lightweight appliance. 2 liter capacity enough for 2 to 3 members. Narrow design best to keep its footprint on your countertop small. The turbo extraneous fans quick cooking and also use oil less frying.

Healthy and fat free restaurant food can make at home. It’s handle use rubber for better grip. So, you can safely remove the basket from the air fryer. And it has time and temperature control for easy to cooking. It also prevent from overheating. The Chefman air fryer oven is dishwasher safe. So, removable parts easy to remove and clean. Materials are cETL approved and durable. Manufacture provide 1 year warranty.

  • Budget-friendly
  • Compact size and easy to store
  • Easy to clean and use
  • No digital or touch display
  • Manual control may hard to use
  • Small capacity for small batches cooking
  • Nonstick coating flakes off

Are you looking for best family size air fryer? Then you can read our another post of this website.

Rosa Coriell

Rosa Coriell

I am Rosa Coriell. Writer of your kitchenist blog website. I am a professional chef of a restaurant. I like to share kitchen tips, kitchen tools reviews, food and more.

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