21 Apr '17, 8pm

RIVER portable battery & solar charger delivers power on the go for off-grid adventures

RIVER portable battery & solar charger delivers power on the go for off-grid adventures

This mobile solar power station offers a lightweight high-capacity lithium-ion battery with all the bells and whistles. The portable solar and backup battery market is heating up, with new manufacturers entering the fray almost daily with offerings that promise lighter, higher capacity, and more practical models that can power anything from your phone to your laptop to your fridge. And a new entry, from the startup EcoFlow Tech, promises to be a feature-packed portable power station that can charge up to 11 gadgets simultaneously, with an onboard inverter to allow for plugging in two AC devices at once. The RIVER is dubbed a solar generator, but it's actually a high capacity battery that can be charged with a solar panel (but doesn't have to be). When coupled with the company's optional 50W folding panel, the RIVER is said to fully charge in about 10-15 hours of bright sun...

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