It has been a scorching summer for most of the country, pushing electrical grids to their limits and prompting blackouts in some areas. While we assess a future in which experts say temperatures could rise between three and 12 degrees by the end of the century, average people are doing what they can to prepare. For many, that means looking to equip their homes with backup power sources—and with renewable energy.
For both reasons, the release of Bluetti's new AC500 modular power station—set to debut September 1, at 10 a.m. EST—comes at the perfect time. The AC500 is Bluetti's most powerful solar generator it has ever made and, whether equipping your house with backup energy, looking for a take-along power source for outdoor activities, or both, it has you covered.
- Is fully modular and expandable, meaning it can be both powerful and portable by connecting and disconnecting individual components. All together, the AC500 can reach a capacity of an incredible 18,432Wh.
- Is compatible with the new B300S as well as existing B300 expansion battery packs.
- Includes a 5,000W AC pure sine wave inverter, with 10,000W surge.
- Allows multiple ways to charge, from solar to AC.
- Has a 3,000W solar input, with 8,000W input rate by dual charging.
- Can be easily monitored and controlled with the Bluetti app.
To reach massive capacity, solar generators are typically massive in size. Not the AC500. The modular design significantly reduces the overall size and weight of the unit while increasing flexibility. Each battery pack and be disconnected and treated as its own unit, giving you the ability to take it out to a campsite in the woods, to the tailgate, or along for an RV adventure.
The AC500 is the next iteration of Bluetti's popular AC300 series. Because Bluetti values its existing customers, the company has enabled B300 series batteries—released in conjunction with the AC300—to work seamlessly with the AC500. Those who want to upgrade their generator but aren't ready to upgrade batteries are in luck.
A blazing fast recharge on the go
Bluetti is a company dedicated to building a more sustainable future with renewable energy by providing budget-saving options to go solar. That's why the AC500 comes equipped with a matchless MPPT solar inverter, allowing 3000W maximum solar input—highly competitive to others in the market. With prime sunshine, the battery takes just an hour and a half to recharge from 0 to 80%. With the AC500, as long as you can get a glimpse of the sun, you're equipped with unlimited power.
Even better: With an AC500 equipped with dual B300S batteries, both recharging via AC and solar simultaneously, you'll be able to reach an 8,000W input rate. At this rate, you'll recharge from 0 to 80% in just one hour. With that sort of speed and convenience, it's time to do away with loud, annoying gasoline generators that produce toxic fumes.
Temperature adaptive, with impressive performance
Bluetti is known for its innovation. The company adopts state-of-the-art technologies and pushes user experience to the next level. With the B300S' temperature adaptive function, it's done it again.
Power stations have long had the problem of losing responsiveness on freezing cold days, a particular issue for adventurers in cold climates. With the temperature adaptive function, once the ambient temperature reaches -20 degrees Celsius, the new B300S battery will automatically heat up to above 0 degrees Celsius, ensuring it can run smoothly, so you never skip a beat.
PV400 Solar Panel will take solar charging to the next level
What's next in innovation for Bluetti? The company is currently in the initial testing phase for the solar panel PV400, an upgraded solar panel. Although the company is not yet sharing full details, the panel will come with innovative double-glazed technology expected to boost the solar input rate to higher efficiency.
AC500, B300S, and PV400—availability and price
The AC500 solar generator, B300S battery pack, and PV400 solar panel are set to debut on Indiegogo at 10 a.m. EST on September 1. The combination deal for the AC500 and B300S will debut at a severely discounted price of $2,999.
For more information about all of Bluetti's power and battery options, visit www.bluettipower.com.