Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium: New Lithium-Powered 1500W Portable Solar Generator
Hope you have already come across the news of Goal Zero’s foray into lithium-based solar generators. Well, the American firm unveiled a line of Goal Zero Yeti Lithium solar generators at CES 2017. Absolutely, the new Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium is one of the cool products in the list. Of course, it is a brilliant product for many reasons. Stay tuned with us to know more about Yeti 1000.
Goal Zero, as you know, is the most trusted brand in portable solar industry. For the last decade, it has been selling variety of portable power gadgets. Thanks to its range of compact, quality products, its reputation hit skies. Yet, Goal Zero didn’t introduce a much-awaited lithium-based power back, even when many small time makers had come up with lithium alternatives to Yeti series.
Whatever, Goal Zero has now abridged the gap in style with a collection of powerful Yeti lithium generators. They are Yeti 400 Lithium, Yeti 1000 Lithium and Yeti 1400 Lithium. However, Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium is the only item that Goal Zero has shared some specs and pics of as of now. Regarding its release, the company told us that only select Costco stores would sell it.
Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium: Powerful Lithium Solar Generator
Specs wise, Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium is a 1500W generator. It touts an inventive patent-pending AC inverter capable to produce 1500 watts and 3000 watts at peak. Well, the main difference it makes form Yeti 1250, as you see, is it offers more power. Plus, you have it with a lithium battery. We have no info on the capacity of battery, however. By the way, like old models, you can charge it from solar, AC and car port.
Coming to output ports, Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium features a range of rich options. It has a pair of 110 AC ports, four USB 5V 2.4A ports, three 12V ports and one Anderson Power Pole. Moreover, another point of attraction is a rather finished screen that shows full data on battery charge and discharge.
By the way, the new Yeti 1000 solar generator is rather lightweight and compact than Yeti 1250. Thanks to the lightweight lithium instead of lead acid, you have the device with more handy design for outdoor and camping uses. It touts the size of 10 x 14.7 x 13.5 in and weighs at 42 lbs. It is when Yeti 1250 weighs over 100 lbs.
What Makes it Special
Lithium Powered Goal Zero Yeti Generator
Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium is now going to be one of the first lithium portable power packs from Goal Zero. Actually, customers have been looking for a lithium variant of Yeti for a while. Surely, it is a fact that Goal Zero, pioneer in portable power industry, has been a bit late to make its foray into lithium power packs. A lithium is rather lightweight and long standing than lead acid battery, which Goal Zero has in its old generation Yeti line.
State-of-the-Art 1500W Sine Wave Inverter
Set aside the lithium battery, the next big thing with Goal Zero Yeti Lithium series is the advanced, patent-pending AC inverter. Inside Yeti 1000, as you know, situates a 1500W pure sine-wave power that can deliver 1500 watts and 3000 watts at peak. Well, this innovative inverter ensures stable power for a wide range of devices. It will work with all types of gadgets from phone and tablets to power tools and space heaters.
More Light, Compact and Handy for Camping
Thanks to lithium, Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium weighs only two times less than Goal Zero’s old flagship, Yeti 1250. Yes, as noted it above, the new Yeti 1000 weighs just 42 lbs, meanwhile Yeti 1250 scales up to over 100 lbs. Moreover, size of the generator is also very smaller and compact as you can see in the pic above. Of course, these two features make the new Yeti 1000 more handy for camping and outdoor applications.
Smart Display and Enough Ports
Brand new Yeti 1000 is equipped with a smart display. It would show correct status on the battery usage, says Goal Zero. The advanced screen works with a perfect meter to show you the exact information on battery charge and discharge. Certainly, it will help you plan your trips and charging schedules. By the way, the new Yeti also features all required output ports to charge all type of your gadgets and appliances easily.
What You May Not Like
As Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium is yet to hit stores, we can’t tell what things would be unexciting for you. But, as we know, Goal Zero is to sell this awesome solar generator through some Costco stores only. It was the reply we got from Goal Zero team when sought about its release date. The company also didn’t mention its exact release date, meanwhile it said it would launch Yeti 400 Lithium and Yeti 1400 Lithium in the spring 2017. We are not anyways sure if Goal Zero would start selling the Yeti 1000 through other retailers in future.
Along with the new line of Yeti Lithium, Goal Zero also launched three revised Boulder solar panels at CES. One of the models in the brand new Boulder series is a foldable briefcase-style one. No doubt, Goal Zero Yeti 1000 Lithium solar generator would be doing great job for campers with this new Boulder panel. Overall, we have the new Yeti 1000 with all necessary features required for all types of outdoors-men and campers. Share your thoughts about the new collection of Goal Zero Yeti series in comments below.