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The Bluetti EB3A solar generator is one of the newest devices from the Bluetti stable. Like most Bluetti solar generators, this one is a camper’s delight for its power and portable nature. Plus, it sports a compact form factor and bundles several exciting features.
The compact form factor makes it easy to stow when not in use. When required, you can charge it up and use it. Also, you can load it in your RV and zoom away.
On a serious note, this 268Wh capacity solar generator easily doubles as a backup, especially if your area suffers from frequent power cuts. It uses the safest, most stable, and prolonged LiFeP04 battery technology. In this post, we will explore the best features of the Bluetti EB3A solar generator.
Let’s get started.
1. LiFePO4 Battery Tech
The EB3A runs on LiFePO4 batteries, which are a step above the typical Lithium-ion batteries. For one, they boast a long life cycle. They can run more than 3,500 charge and discharge cycles compared to the 500-1000 life cycles of lead batteries. This long lifecycle translates into low maintenance costs for the generator since you won’t have to replace the battery less often.
At the same time, LiFePO4 cells have a slow self-discharge rate and can operate over a wide temperature range, which makes LiFePO4 generators work even in areas with extreme temperatures. Lastly, these cells are efficient. The EB3A generator packs built-in measures to protect the generator from voltage surges, overheating, and short-circuiting.
2. Nifty Powerlifting Mode
Household electronic appliances like electric kettles, hairdryers, and air heaters demand a lot of power. And when you are on an alternative power source like a generator, it is challenging to drive these gadgets since they tend to hogg plenty of power.
The Bluetti EB3A features the Powerlifting Mode to drive heavy devices like hairdryers and kettles. When enabled, it can up the power to 1200W. This mode comes in handy when you are on the road.
Another nifty feature is the UPS bypass mode. Using it, you can power the AC ports directly when you connect the generator to an AC outlet.
3. Fast Charging Speed
One of the main highlights of the Bluetti EB3A solar generator is its charging speed. For now, it bundles two charging modes—Turbo Charge and Standard. And you can switch between the two depending on your requirement. For example, if there’s a prediction of severe weather (or you have stopped by a gas station during a long drive), you can use the Turbo Charge mode to juice it up fast.
The EB3A can charge from 0% to 80% in around 40 minutes. This fast charging time is helpful when you are in a hurry to replenish the charge quickly.
4. Versatile Charging Methods
The EB3A supports various charging methods, apart from solar charging. That’s quite helpful when you travel by road often. For example, you can recharge it through conventional AC outlets, solar panels, cars, and other generators. Yes, you read that right. For the record, it can accept up to 200W solar input.
The best part is that it also supports parallel charging. So if you have a compatible solar panel and an AC outlet, you can connect both of them to recharge the generator.
5. Clever Port Selection
This modern generator can accomodate all modern gadgets and packs a bunch of interesting ports. It bundles two AC outlets that deliver up to 600W of power. At the same time, the USB-C ports with Power Delivery charge your phones, tablets, and laptops.
The 100W capacity of the USB-C ports is apt to charge USB-C laptops like the Apple MacBook Pro and the MacBook Air. Moreover, you also get a USB-A port to charge nimble gadgets like earphones, smartwatches, and power banks.
While it charges the gadgets, you can see vital information like the remaining charge, recharge time, and the power on the generator’s LCD screen.
6. Control Remotely
The EB3A solar generator makes monitoring convenient using a compatible mobile app. That means you can step away from the unit and still take a peek at the power, recharge, and charging status. Besides monitoring, you can also manage and operate the generator as per your needs.
The official Bluetti companion app is available on Google Play Store and the Apple App Store.
These were some of the interesting features of the Bluetti EB3A solar generator. This portable generator will release in June 2022 on the official Bluetti website.