REVIEW – My son/co-reviewer has been wanting one of these for years. At first, it was for camping. Then as a power back-up for our house, when the power goes out. And most recently, for his car as an additional power source. I kept putting him off, thinking the idea was silly. But when we had the opportunity to test the EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000 review, we decided to give it it try.
What is it?
EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000 is a power station that supplies portable power with a lithium battery and can be charged with a wall or car outlet, or with solar panels (sold separately). It has a long battery life and multiple ports, making the possible usages nearly endless.
What’s in the box?
- EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000
- Wall plug adapter
- MCR-7909 connector cable
- 12V car charger cable
- User manual
- Manufacturer: ShenZhen Intelligent Energy Co., Ltd
- Part number: MP1000
- Weight: 23.1 pounds
- Dimensions: 15.67 x 10.31 x 10.79 inches
- Country of Origin: China
- Item model number: MP1000
- Voltage: 110 Volts
- Wattage: 999 watt hours
- Rated power: 1000W
- Rated capacity: 999Wh
- Standard capacity: 3.7V/270000mAh
- Overload Protection: 1100±80W
- AC output: 110V±10%/50Hz
- Output waveform: Pure Sine Wave
- USB output: QC3.0/18W
- Output type-C: PD 60W
- Cigarette lighter socket output: 14V 8A
- DC 55*2.1 output: 14V 8A
- Wireless charger: 10W
- Charging input voltage: 12-26V
- Recharging temperature: 32 to 104F (0 to 50C)
- Discharging temperature: 14 to 113F (-10 to 45C)
Setup of the EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000 was as simple as attaching the power cord and charging it into a wall plug overnight. A digital display tells you when it’s 100 percent charged.
The charging time for the wall charger is listed at 7-8 hours, which matched our experience.
It’s listed as taking 9-11 hours (when the car is running) from the 12v car port.
Or it takes 6-9 hours to charge the power station from a 150W solar charger (not included). According to the company, this power station would be compatible with a 150W solar panel that uses a 150W Anderson Interface or MC4 to DC7909 interface.
The first time Mason put the EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000 in his car, his idea was to charge some LED lights, maybe his phone. He ended up using it to jump his bosses’ van.
He says it was incredibly easy and reliable. Worked perfectly the first time. Compared to having to drag out a power cable, he says this worked so much better.
An additional feature he really liked on the power bank was the light. When setting up the jumper cables, it was very handy.
Now it’s three weeks after that first use. They’ve jumped his bosses’ car a few more times. He’s charged his phone at least once a day, plus LED lights and friends’ phones. The most amazing part? It’s still at 87 percent battery!
This power station has enough juice on a single charge to supply power to a mini-fridge or laptop for about 20 hours. It could power a floodlight for 212 hours. And it could fully recharge a smartphone about 84 times before needing recharging.
It has spots for:
- DC 5525 output
- Cigarette lighter output
- USB-C output
- USB-A output
- 1000W AC-outputs (2)
- DC input
- PV input
- Wireless charger
It also features a folding handle, air intake vent with cooling fan, and an SOS mode/LED light.
There are a few watch-outs with this, such as it’s not allowed on airplanes, it’s not waterproof, and not suitable for extreme temperatures.
What I like
- Long battery life
- So many outlets and potential uses
What I’d change
The EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000 has a big price tag, but the number of potential uses and workhorse reliability make it a solid investment.
My co-reviewer, Mason, is building a cabin off-the-grid this summer with his buddies. He’s using several of our products from Gadgeteer reviews to help with the process.
First and foremost, the EBL Portable Power Station Voyager 1000 has been essential. So far, they’ve used it to charge batteries for power tools, a fan, their phones and a string of lights.
For overnights in the woods, they’ve also like the ease and convenience of the lightweight FLEXTAILGEAR One-Key Automatic Inflatable Lounger.
The Imalent high-powered flashlights are also essential gear.
And he can charge up the inflatable lounger and flashlights with the power station, too.
Additionally, when he’s sore after a long day of hard labor, he’ll get out the Sportneer massage gun.
Price: $999.00 (currently offering a $450 off coupon on Amazon)
Where to buy: Amazon and on EBL (use coupon code Powerstation to bring the price down to $599.99)
Source: The sample of this product was provided by EBL.