Portable power stations can be used in all places you can’t imagine, so you need to know it.
It was one of those cold weekends after a long, tiring week. You’ve arrived at the campsite, pitched your tent, and are ready to prepare dinner for your family. Now is the perfect time to play some camp music.
But to your dismay, the Bluetooth speaker is dead, and there’s no way you can get your only power bank to set the mood.
So you’ve just found yourself in a situation where you need a portable power station to save your outing. For those still unfamiliar with the term, let’s dig a little deeper.
What is a portable power station?
In recent years, portable power stations have become increasingly popular. They are essentially high-capacity portable battery packs that can charge many devices and small applications from rechargeable batteries. This means you don’t need any fuel to keep running.
Portable power stations often have a combination of AC outlets, DC outlets, USB-C outlets, USB-A outlets, and car outlets. With these, it’s now easier than ever to stay close to a power source.
Why do you need a portable power station for camping?
From the roughest adventures to family camping trips, keep all your gear charged and ready so you can explore without limits. Here are some other reasons why having a portable power station is beneficial:
- You spend a lot of time on the road
If you’re into camping or adventuring, having a compact portable power station can come in handy when you don’t have an outlet available.
- Charge all your devices and small appliances at once
Compared to power banks, portable power stations have a much larger capacity and can charge all your essential devices wherever you go. Time to get rid of bulky adapters and cables
- Continuous power supply during power outages and emergencies
Want to be prepared for power shortages in your home and survive a power outage? It always pays to have a portable power station. Having one allows you to continue with your daily activities like cooking or keeping essentials powered up.
- Rechargeable and green
Unlike traditional gas generators that pollute the environment, portable power stations provide clean and sustainable electricity for a long time. They can also be charged via solar panels.
- Stay in touch with your loved ones
Even though people go camping to get away from it all, they still want to keep in touch with their loved ones. It’s important to keep family and friends informed about your trip and send photos whenever possible. The power station provides enough power for all your equipment, so you can quickly contact emergency services in the event of an accident.
What are the benefits of a power station?
Keep your electronic devices fully charged
It’s no fun when you’re out in the field and your phone dies. Or maybe you’re shooting a video of stunning mountains and then your drone battery dies. Portable power stations can power everything from smartphones and tablets to headlights and GPS trackers. Your smartphone or rechargeable lights won’t go out on you when you need them most.
Ability to charge different devices at the same time
Because portable charging stations have multiple ports, they’re capable of charging many devices at once—laptops, Bluetooth speakers, coffee makers, car refrigerators, and more. And instead of worrying about how much battery you have left, all you have to do is check your device’s display for a summary.
Power outage emergency
Having an independent power source ensures that no matter what happens, you have power under control. Some people like to go camping without an electrical grid, and in those situations, a power station comes in handy. It can also provide power during blackouts or natural disasters. With a power station, you can always have backup power during hurricane season.
The Best Portable Power Stations for the Outdoors and Emergencies
If you’re an outdoor enthusiast or someone who wants to prepare for the next disaster, you need reliable power to run all your essentials and stay connected to the world. For this, you must invest in a high-quality portable power station.
600W Powerstation – 595Wh
The 600W Portable Charging Station has a 595Wh battery capacity and is designed to power your phone, laptop, or any small device with a USB-C port. It comes with 2 AC ports, 2 USB-A ports, a USB-C PD port, and a car outlet, so you can charge 6 devices at the same time. Plus, built-in LED lights on the front panel add convenience wherever you take it—perfect for weekend getaways or an ideal companion for emergencies.
As for why it is the most durable portable power station to date, the portable power station is equipped with a high-quality lithium iron phosphate battery that lasts 6 times longer. The power station also features drop-resistant unibody construction with a seamlessly integrated handle and industry-standard electrical components—all built to withstand any adventure.
1200W Powerstation – 992Wh
The 1200W portable charging station can power a large number of devices under 992Wh. 2 or 3 AC outlets, 2 fast-charging USB-C ports, 2 USB-A ports, and a car socket allow you to power up to 8 devices at the same time! Like the previous model, the power station is also equipped with LiFePO4 batteries, which last 6 times longer and are safer in the long run. Another impressive feature is its ability to charge from 0% to 100% in just 2.4 hours.
Despite its massive 992Wh capacity, it’s compact enough to provide unparalleled convenience for field work, RV camping, and emergencies at home, keeping you connected wherever you go. With built-in LED lights, you won’t need to carry extra lights when you’re camping with this power station or when the power goes out. How convenient!
1800W Powerstation – 1488Wh
The 1800W portable charging station can power a large number of devices under 1488Wh. 3 AC outlets, 2 fast-charging USB-C ports, 2 USB-A ports, and a car outlet allow you to power up to 10 devices at the same time! Like the previous model, the power station is also equipped with LiFePO4 batteries, which last 6 times longer and are safer in the long run. Another impressive feature is its ability to charge from 0% to 80% in just 2 hours.
2400W Powerstation – 2232Wh
This portable power station has it all. Debuting on October 15, 2022, the 2400W Portable Power Station is SOUOP’s most advanced, long-lasting, high-capacity backup battery that does much more than provide emergency power.
- The world’s longest-lasting battery
- Capacity does not drop significantly until more than 3,000 full charge cycles – 6x the industry average
- 50,000-hour rating for all electronic components—5×industry average
- 5-year warranty – 3 years longer than the industry average
If you live in a place with frequent power outages, or you are an avid outdoor enthusiast, this portable power station is definitely not to be missed. Not only can it charge your phone and tablet, but it can also run your electric grill, refrigerator, pump, coffee maker, CPAP machine, and more.
Unlike other power stations on the market that take hours to charge, the 2400W Powerstation charges from 0% to over 80% in just 1.5 hours.
Fast charging is possible through multiple charging methods, using a bi-directional inverter to draw power from a standard AC plug at a faster rate.
Planning a weekend road trip for an extra sense of security without worrying about power shortages? These durable, portable power stations are practical enough to take with you wherever you go to keep your equipment running for a day or more. If you still have questions, browse our store or visit our community to join the discussion and get help from experts.