The fight to carry sufficient portable energy around with us has turned out to be a huge pain point in last few years, as lifestyles turn out to be more and more mobile. Jackery, the portable battery company, is taking orders for a huge-time battery that it claims can put back stinky loud generators when you are away from the fuel grid. Jackery defines its Power Pro as a battery-power 578-Wh generator that can at the same time power and charge whatever you require just as you might at home on the road. The power bank has a weight of 5.4 kg (12 lb) and features a North American style, 3-prong 110-volt outlet, a DC cigarette lighter port, a pair of 12-volt DC 6-mm ports, a built-in flashlight, and 2 x USB ports.
The device itself can be fueled up by being plugged into an outlet of 110-volt for 6–7 Hours on the grid or, maybe most impressive is the capability of using an85-watt well-matched, foldable array of that can completely charge the Power Pro with merely 7 Hours of complete sunlight. Essentially the Power Pro unites AC/DC inverter and a big battery into a sole portable splash-proof package that comprises short circuit and surge protection as well as a nifty LCD screen to check discharge level along with other statuses and temperature control. None of these techs are new, but placing them together has characteristically been clunky with lots of wires and parts and surely not something you can roam around with in a tiny backpack. The SunSocket emerged with something same a couple of years ago, but it was not quite as compact, portable, and consumer-friendly as what Jackery is.
Jackery states that each charge of the device can fuel a television for 4 Hours or a mini fridge for 10 Hours. You can also hope to get dozens of smartphone charges or 4–7 laptop recharges from each. Orders for the Power Pro are presently being taken through Kickstarter for $375, less than 50% of the estimated retail price of $799. So hurry up and pre book for yourself now.