When it comes to the portable power industry, Jackery is the company which is known for its high-end product. Over the years, they have been the pioneer of the industry and the company has produced some advanced product in the market. If we go back in time and look at the history of the company when it started ten years back, earlier they came up with power back but gradually they diversified their products, and now you will see them all over the place in the power industry.
The company sensed the need for power in outdoor activity. jackery made some cool portable power stations which made life very easier. There are other companies as well in the market, but Jackery always remains ahead when it comes to innovation and technology.
What I love about the company that they are powered by Honda batteries. Having the Honda brand in the portfolio itself boosts the morale of the company. Their product is also solar powered which makes their product very eco-friendly as well. Jackery was chosen as one of the fastest growing companies in the outdoor portable power industry.
Recently jackery launched their power explorer series in which you will find different power options to choose from. We’ll cover all three models one by one, you read about all of them and choose the one that suits your requirement.
Explorer 160 Power Station
This is the first portable power station in their Explorer series. It is lightweight and one of their most affordable product. It has a lithium-ion battery which gives you the 167-watt hours of storage. It is a reliable power source, and you can use it indoor and outdoor both. No matter where you are going, it will always be your good companion, whether you are going for fishing, hunting, camping, outdoor party or any music festival, it will always fulfill your power requirement. With this station, you get multiple connection options where you can charge mainstream gear or other items as well. Below are some of the important things that you should be aware of regarding Explorer 160 Power Station.
It is very compact and weighs around 3.86 lbs. Its dimensions are 7.5” x 4.5” x 6.7” which makes it portable and you can carry it anywhere without any glitch.
You get multiple power options that include three USB ports, 12V car output, and an AC outlet as well.
It can be recharged by three options. You can either go with regular AC wall outlet, 12V car outlet and you can also charge it with a solar panel as well. You have to buy the 50w solar panel separately.
It also has an inbuilt LED flashlight with SOS mode. Its LCDs ample amount of information and you also what is battery status and much more.
You get two years warranty with the product that includes a battery as well. You can download the user manual from here.
Explorer 240 Power Station
This is the second product in the list. It has a high capacity generator with rechargeable lithium batteries. It is 240Wh with 16.8Ah and 14.4V. This is one of the most popular as it is capable of charging your smartphone around 18times, laptop four times and GoPro 40 times. You can use the power for almost any electronic devices. You can also use it for drones, mini projectors, small refrigerator and also small power appliances as well. You can use this power station during camping, RV outings and in case of emergency and power cut as well. Below are some of the important things about the product that you should be aware of.
It weighs around 6.6 lbs, and when it comes to its dimensions, it is 8 inches tall and 5 inches wide which makes it compact and you can easily carry it from one place to another.
Build Quality of the product is also pretty good. It has a built-in handle that makes it easy to carry.
It’s completely noised free and has zero vibration. It does not harm nature, and you can use it without any tension.
When it comes to charging method. You can use the carport, or you can also use a 50w solar panel that you have to buy separately.
With the package, you get the portable power station, AC adapter, charging cable and user guide as well.
You can use it for charging a phone or laptop. But the company recommends not to use it with heater, water kettle, and hairdryer.
Explorer 440 Power Station
This is the biggest portable power station; it has a 440-watt hour of energy storage. It weighs around 12 pounds but still is travel-friendly. There are other portable power stations in the market with the same power, but this one is the most lightweight one.
You can use it for indoor and both outdoor purposes depending on the requirement. You can carry it when on hiking, camping, hunting or fishing. You can also use it with medical devices like CPAP machines. You won’t face any fume or clanging problem with the product. It also has easy to carry handle as well which makes it more portable as well.
With the product, you get a pure AC sine wave. It also gives you multiple connection options as well. You get three USB A port, two DC port, and a carport as well.
It also has a LED flashlight like other jackery power stations which is helpful during dark.
You can also go for a 100w solar panel that will charge your battery through the sun. But, for this, you have spent some extra bucks.
You get two years of jackery warranty with the product and company also gives you the 30 days money back guarantee as well.