Jackery has expanded its popular Explorer solar power station line with two high-power variants. Jackery Explorer 1500 portable power station is the first one, which clearly comes as your next upgrade to Explorer 1000. It is a 1800W, 1488Wh power station with three 110V AC sockets.
The next model is a more powerful Jackery Explorer 2000 portable power station. That will surely be taking on the new range of midrange solar power stations lead by Bluetti AC200P. Along with the two new power stations, the brand has obviously upgraded its SolarSaga solar chargers with a 200W variant.
Here, we would like to explore the specs and features of Explorer 1500. In another article, we will have our take on Explorer 2000 so you can get a clear view of both the new Jackery power stations, which the brand unveiled in live product launches on its social media profiles on March 17, 2021.
Jackery Explorer 1500 Portable Power Station
Explorer 1500 is simply the next upgrade to Explorer 1000.
Of course, the Jackery fans have been long waiting for powerful machines from the brand. With Explorer 1500 and Explorer 2000, Jackery has realized the big machines, and with them, the brand is all set to take on other leading players on the market like Bluetti, Goal Zero, AllPowers, and more.
With its large battery pack and higher wattage inverter, Jackery claims that Explorer 1500 can power up 85% of your appliances quite smoothly. They can be your household appliances, power tools, fridges, microwaves, and more. Check out the link below to pre-order Explorer 1500, starting from April 5, 2021.
The bigger Jackery Explorer shows off versatile charging options, indeed. To start with, as said above, it integrates three full-size 110V 1800W AC pure sine wave sockets that can surge at 3600 watts.
Apart from AC sockets, it carries singles units of 60W, a USB-C PD port, a USB 3.0 Quick Charge port, a USB-A port, and a 12V regulated car socket. The rich collection of charging outlets absolutely makes Explorer 1500 support nearly all your outdoor and indoor electronics, for sure.
Meanwhile, for smart and rapid solar charging, Jackery has introduced a new technology called, Solarpeak. It is, in fact, an upgraded MPPT module that can ensure charging from solar panels 30% more efficient.
COMPATIBLE SOLAR CHARGER
Fine, the new power station gets a new solar charger. It is SolarSaga 200, a 200W four-layered folding solar charger that the brand launched along with the new Explorers. Thanks to the unique SolarPeak technology, you can charge the device in four hours with two units of SolarSaga 200 solar chargers.
SolarSaga 200 features an ETFE film surface, which helps the panels get an increased light transmittance for fast charging of your backups. Along with a high solar conversion efficiency, it also gets a very compact and handy size. You can pre-order SolarSaga 200 at the link below.
Well, the solar charger is waterproof with a certification of IP67. It can resist the intrusion of dust and other foreign objects and endure immersion to one meter of water under normal temperature.
As you can fold it down into a small unit, it is easy for moving. The built-in handle and kickstands make it a further awesome choice for off-grid power needs. It has an overall weight of just below 3 kg.
- 1800W Solar Power Station with 3600W Peak Power.
- 1488Wh (36V, 41.3Ah) Panasonic 18650 Li-ion Batteries.
- Three Full-Size 110V AC, 60Hz, 1800W Sockets.
- USB C PD 60W, USB 3.0 18W, and 12V/10A Carport.
- SolarPeak Technology for Fast and Smart Solar Charging.
- 15KG Weight and a Size of 14 x 10.4 x 12.7 Inches.
Why Should You Buy
1. Powerful Solar Generator
Explorer 1500 is a quite powerful solar generator once attached to 400 watts of solar power. You get it with a 1800W power inverter and a 1488Wh premium quality battery pack. It can make the power station run up to 85% of your household appliances as well as other gadgets.
2. Versatile Charging Options
Including three 110V AC sockets, the new Explorer has got a variety of charging options. They include USB-C, USB 3.0 Quick Charge, and a 12V carport.
3. Fast Recharging
Thanks to a dual-AC adapter, charging the machine from a wall socket takes only two hours to reach 80%. It is when you can charge it rather faster from a DC socket and a solar source.
4. SolarPeak Technology
As said above, to make solar charging faster, the device integrates an innovative SolarPeak technology, which is an upgraded MPPT module, which enables you to charge Explorer 1500 in a few hours with two units of 200-watt solar chargers.
5. Compact and Stylish Design
The new Jackery power station has the same design and color as its entry-level variants. You get the orange and black-shaded device with a strong, built-in carrying handle.
That has been our overview of the new Jackery Explorer 1500 portable power station. It is really a great product of its kind. With its increased output and a higher watt power inverter, Explorer 1500 will certainly raise critical challenges to the models like Goal Zero Yeti 1500X.
However, the sad thing is that though the product was launched with much hype, it would take time for you to get it at your doorstep. The brand will start selling it only from April 5. 2021. It comes in limited units only. So rush up to ensure your unit of the wonderful Jackery device, which starts at $1599.