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BLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station Review

A energy-efficient and powerful portable power station that can power your smart devices as well as a small refrigerator

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It is that time of year when people start to spend more time outside. Whether it's just in the backyard or on camping trips, power is usually limited. It's also that time of year when strong summer storms can knock out your power for a few hours or days. Every smart home should have a backup plan for power. And GearBrain has a good solution, a portable power station.

A portable power station is a device that stores energy in a rechargeable battery and can be used to power up to 13 electronic devices. They are similar to power banks but have a larger capacity, higher output power, and AC (wall) outlets so that they can power anything from phones to home appliances. Lighter models can be taken camping; bigger models can serve as home backup power during outages. We recently tested a smart portable power station, BLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station, and were extremely impressed with its ease of use and power capability. Here is an in-depth look at what else we found while testing the EB55 Portable Power Station.

What is BLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station?

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The BLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station is a compact and portable power station that can be used to charge a variety of devices, including laptops, smartphones, tablets, and cameras. It has a capacity of 537Wh and can output up to 700W of power. This portable power station can come in handy on camping trips, parties outside, or when you are off the grid.

One of the best features of the EB55 is the number of charging ports. It comes with nine different charging ports:

  • XT60 DC Charging Port
  • DC7909 AC Charging Port
  • 2X DC 12V/10A Output Port
  • Cigarette Lighter Port
  • 4X USB-A Output Port (5V/3A)
  • USB-C Output Port (100W)
  • 4X AC Outlets
  • Pure Sine Wave Inverter. ( In case you don't know, a Pure Sine Wave inverter is an electronic device that converts direct current (DC) to alternating current (AC). It does this by converting the DC input into a pure sine wave output. Used often to power mini appliances.)

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In addition, there is a 15W Max. wireless charging pad on top of the EB55 Power Station. You will have no problem keeping your devices powered up with all these charging ports. also, you can do simultaneous charging with the EB55 Portable Power Station.

And when you are running low on battery power, no worries. You can recharge the EB55 six ways. You can use a wall outlet (120V), your car's cigarette charger or charge port, another generator, and solar power. You can also charge the EB55 using AC+Solar, or AC+Adapter. All will help you charge your EB55 but over varying times. The fastest you can recharge your EB55 in 1.8 hours using Dual AC (400W) or AC and Solar together.

The EB55 Portable Power Station comes with an LCD Screen to help you monitor the output of your EB55. It also has a light on the backside, which comes in handy when the lights go out in your home.

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How to use EB55 Portable Power Station?

Portable charging stations are a convenient way to charge devices on the go. They are also good for people living in areas without power outlets, such as camping or hiking. Some portable charging stations can be taken with you wherever you go, providing a great way to charge devices without power outlets. And many of these portable power stations can charge a variety of devices, including smartphones, tablets, and laptops, simultaneously and are relatively affordable.

However, there are some drawbacks to using a portable charging station. Many of these devices can be bulky and heavy. The battery may not last long, depending on the battery's size and the charger's power output. And we found some can not charge devices as quickly as a wall outlet.

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When we tested BLUETTI EB55, we found none of these drawbacks. It was not light, but it was not too heavy to carry. The EB55 weighs 16.5 pounds and is durable to withstand heat and cold. Its operating temperature ranges from -4 to 104℉ (-20-40℃) and is designed to be used outdoors, which is how we tested this portable power station.

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For our tests, we had the EB55 outside powering up smartphones, smart lights, speakers, and even a laptop at the same time. We had no issues since the portable power station has so many outlets and plugins. And the setup was so easy with the EB55. After unboxing the unit, we powered it up, and within a few hours, we were ready to use it outside.

After testing the EB55 portable power station for a few days, we can see how this device will be a must-have for campers, hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, and even the average consumer who wants a portable power station around their home for when the power goes out. Also, consumers can use the EB55 for things like backyard parties or watching a movie on a projector TV. It is powerful enough to even run your outdoor appliances like a mini-freezer or microwave.

Another nice feature of the EB55 is how you can recharge the power station. You can plug it into a wall outlet (120V), a generator, a car outlet, or use solar panels. The EB55 has an MPPT solar charge controller, a DC-to-DC converter for your solar power system. How does it work? As your power station receives voltage from the solar panels, the MPPT converts it to charge your battery at a more appropriate level. Users can buy BLUETTI solar panels that are compatible with the EB55 to keep power flowing all day long. This comes in handy if you are off the grid on a hike or camping trip.

a photo of charging BLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station with standard outletBLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station can be recharged 4 ways: solar, generator, car cigarette lighter and standard 120V outlet GearBrain

How much does the BLUETTI EB55 Portable Power Station cost?

The EB55 has an MSRP of $499.99 but is on sale for $399.99 on the company website. You can also buy BLUETTI EB55 on Amazon for $499.99. This is a good price since we found many portable power stations with 700W, and solar power cost over $500.


Overall, portable charging stations are a convenient and affordable way to charge devices on the go. They are a good option for people living in areas with no power outlets or needing to charge devices when they are away from home. They are also good for consumers who like the outdoors and don't have power nearby. And they can help the environment since they don't use gas to provide power.

The BLUETTI EB55 portable power station is a great option for people who need a reliable and powerful source of power for outdoor activities or for use in the event of a power outage. It is also a good option for people who want to save money on their energy bills by using solar power to recharge the unit. And it's good for when you have a party, and everyone is looking for a quick charge for their smartphones. But the best feature of this portable power station is it's affordable.

Buy BLUETTI EB55 for only $399.99

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