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Power outages are an unfortunate reality in many parts of the world. Whether it's due to natural disasters, equipment failure, or routine maintenance, losing power can be a major inconvenience for businesses and individuals alike. That's why having a reliable power back-up solution is so important. In this article, we'll discuss what kind of power solutions are available and the benefits they offer.

Portable Power Packs

Whats the Best Solution for Power Back-up?

Generators have long been a popular choice for power back-up. They're widely available, relatively affordable, and can generate a significant amount of power. However, generators have a number of drawbacks that make them less than ideal for many situations. For starters, generators are notoriously noisy. If you're using a generator in a residential area or near other people, the noise can be a major nuisance. Additionally, generators require regular maintenance to keep them running smoothly. This can include tasks like changing the oil, replacing the spark plugs, and cleaning the air filter. If you're not comfortable performing these tasks yourself, you'll need to pay someone else to do it for you.

Another issue with generators is that they can be unreliable. If a generator isn't maintained properly, it may not start when you need it to. This can be a major problem if you're relying on the generator for emergency power. Additionally, generators can be finicky when it comes to fuel. If you're not using the right type of fuel or if the fuel has been sitting for too long, the generator may not run properly.

So, what's the alternative to generators? A fully electric powerpack solution is a far better option for many situations. Electric powerpacks are quiet, reliable, and require no maintenance. They're also much more eco-friendly than generators, as they don't produce any emissions. Plus, electric powerpacks can be charged using renewable energy sources like solar panels, making them an even more sustainable choice.

Best Powerpacks for Power Back-up

A power pack or "powerpack" is a portable device that stores energy in batteries and can be used to power a variety of electronic devices, such as smartphones, laptops, kitchen appliances and lighting. Power packs are also convenient for  keeping electronic devices charged, especially when traveling or in remote locations. However there are some limitations so when it comes to Power Back-up you'll want to make sure your powerpack can run everything you want it to.

Here are the top 5 powerpacks we recommend:
Below you'll find approximate run times as well as a list of the type of appliances these are perfect for.

Powerpack 100+ (2-4 Hours)

  • Phone Charging
  • Tablet Charging
  • Torch
  • Desk Lamps

If you're just looking for something small to keep your devices charged for a few hours than the 100+ is perfect for you. It can provide great utility as it has a Universal plug socket that can power loads up to 100W, ideal for phones and tablets. It even has a built in torch making it the ideal camping companion.

Powerpack 450+ (4-8 Hours)

  • Laptop Chargers
  • Small Lighting
  • Radio / Bluetooth Speaker (I.E Alexa)
  • Alarm Clocks

Should you need something to power through the night then the 450+ will happily provide. With a larger battery capacity and inverter size of 450W, you'll be able to keep your laptop charged for hours and keep your alarm clock from resetting itself throughout the night.

Powerpack 1000R-LF (8-14 Hours)

  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Lights and chargers
  • Small Kitchen Appliances under 1000W (I.E Nutribullet)

If you're looking for something more substantial then the 1000R is perfect for you. It can power loads up to 1000W and has an incredible 1400Wh battery, allowing you to power small kitchen appliances and keep your fridges running through a power-cut.

Powerpack 2000R (20-48 Hours)

  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Kitchen Appliances up to 2000W (I.E Microwave, Hotplate)
  • Computer Servers
  • Lights and chargers.

If you want to ensure your business or household can continue to function without mains access then the 2000R is the best candidate for the job.  What makes the 2000R even better is that it has a built-in UPS function, allowing for automatic changeover when the grid fails.

This means your computer servers and fridges will continue to run seamlessly during a blackout, giving you complete peace of mind.

Powerpack Pro 3000 (20-48 Hours)

  • Fridge / Freezer
  • Kitchen Appliances up to 3000W (I.E Hairdryers, Air Compressors)
  • Computer Servers
  • Power Welders
  • Industrial Lights and chargers.

Our last candidate here sports the largest inverter available on a portable power pack. With 3000W at your disposal, you'll struggle to find an appliance that won't run on this. It has built-in torch functionality and can be fully recharged at lighting speed in under 4 hours. They even come in smaller sizes if you needed something with less punch.

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