Wagan Solar e Power Cube 1500 – Portable Solar Generator
What makes you worry so much when you are out for a vacation in an island or any remote area? Obviously, it could be the power outage. We need electric power to function. Our daily routine and all the necessities run on power and we cannot afford to have a shut down just because you can’t access power from those remote areas.
Now you don’t have to worry about that. Here is the Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500, a portable solar generator that recharges itself in presence of sun and you can recharge or work any kind of electric appliances on an emergency. This portable solar generator comes with a rechargeable battery on wheels and a trolley so that you can take it with you anywhere, without hassles.
Features of Wagan EL2546 Solar e Power cube 1500
- The Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 work on 5 solar panels that are used for it recharging. The solar panels are foldable or stackable inside. You can open the folds or just pull the panels out from the power cube.
- It can be recharged from the AC power as well. This recharging works faster than with the solar panels.
- The total power of the solar generator is 1500 watts. There are power ports compatible with AC, USB and other DC devices.
- The whole Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 comes as a single box and is ready to use. No assembly is needed. The trolley can be pulled out to drag it with you. It runs on 2 wheels provided at the rear end.
There is a total of 5 solar panels for the Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500. They are all kept, either folded or slid inside the box. Unfold or slide out the panels when needed. Place them in the sunny spot to recharge. Once recharged, it can be taken in or near you to work any kind of devices. Depending on the wattage of each device the running time differs from a few minutes to hours.
Each of the solar panels is 16 watts to make a total of 80 watts together.
- There are 2 115V AC outlets, 2 outlets for 12V accessories for the DC devices, and 2 USB ports also. The digital LED display shows the voltage and battery status.
- The recharging ports for the generator are also provided at the rear.
The best feature is that there is space for extra solar panels to be connected for the extra power. It can accommodate an addition 70 watts of solar panels.
This works well for any area where the power is unpredictable. Areas where hurricanes and other natural emergencies arise, you can have this solar generator ready for the use. It could well be the must-have for these areas.
There is also a hidden storage compartment where you can keep some supplies for emergency or tools related to this.
Use it for camping, barbecues, tailgates, those who living off the grid and simply outdoors. It comes with a 1-year warranty from the manufacturer.
Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 battery run time
- Cell phone charger with 30watts can run for 27.5 hours
- Color TV of 70watts would be working for a maximum of 7.2 hours continuous.
- Coffee pot of 200watts would run for 2 hours.
- Laptop for 5-6 hours
- Digital camera- 18 hours
- Cooler- 8 hrs
All these running time is when the battery is fully charged and relatively new in use. The battery used here is 55 Ah AGM/Gel hybrid battery.
What is included in the package
The Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 solar generator comes with a
- Solar ePower cube with the power outlets, handles and wheels attached.
- 5 solar panels already fitted
- 1 AC charger
- 1 DC charger
The initial charging in any way will take 24 hours. From the next time onwards, it takes some 16-18 hours of direct sunlight under the peak rays. If you are connecting to the AC power, it charges within a few hours. The charging could be done with the AC power or from DC power from the vehicles. It can stay connected with the AC power when it is not in use.
When the Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 is not in use for a while, recharge it every month or every other month, at least.
What you need to be careful with
Wagan EL2546 Solar e Power cube 1500 is not weather proof and cannot withstand rain or moisture. It should be kept away from water or moisture. The temperature it can survive is 32-104F.
Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 reviews
The Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 customer reviews show that people prefer this over the gasoline generators. This has become very convenient as the solar panels are included and that they are already installed and ready to use.
Portability of the generator is the next high point of this. The flexibility to use extra solar panels or an extra battery connected with it increases its desirability.
People are also using it to reduce the utility bills. With this solar generator, they can run their computers, coolers, and all that does not require high wattage.
Wagan EL2546 Solar e Power cube 1500 portable solar generator is a must have for every home. Whether you use it for outdoor purposes like camping or vacations, it’s up to you. You can easily use this as an alternative to the grid power to work your low watt devices and save more energy. The solar panels make you use the solar energy for the good purposes. It is one way for you to utilize the renewable solar energy.
During summer when you need those extra fans around you or the cooler working all the time, this Wagan Solar e Power cube 1500 could be the best solution for you.