If you’re looking for a generator to help with rare, short term outages the Rockpals 250-Watt generator is a great option. Powered by a rechargeable lithium battery this generator will be able to power up and charge necessary equipment in the event of an emergency. It’s a highly portable generator that you can use in a pinch.
Highlights of the Rockpals Generator
- Noise Level – Due to the battery operation this generator creates no noise!
- Customer Reviews – As long as you don’t expect it to be a backup generator for your entire house, you’ll be satisfied.
- Ease of Use – Easy to use and you’ll be able to set it up in a few minutes after opening the box.
This generator is super lightweight coming it at around 5.5 lb. Compared to other portable generators this is extremely light. As a result, you can guess the wattage output is significantly less. Because of this, the Rockpals generator is best for short and infrequent outages.
We found this generator was best for recharging electronics and powering up one or two main appliances during an outage. As you can imagine, this generator on hand, power outages will no longer become the inconvenience they once were.
Another great use for this generator is camping or parties – really anything offsite that would require a little power. We’ve seen people use these to power up lights, sound equipment, or other small electronics.
More about the power source
The generator runs on a rechargeable lithium battery. When the lithium battery needs to be recharged you can plug it directly into a wall socket to charge. But in the event that you aren’t able to do this, you can also use the sun to recharge it. And what is great is this generator is compatible with any 50 watt or 100 watt solar panel.
If you don’t have any solar panels however you’ll need to just recharge the battery using a wall outlet. This is a disadvantage if you still are without power after you’ve drained your battery. Something you’ll need to consider if long outages is common in your area.This generator has a 300 watt surge and 250 watt continuous output. You’ll find dual AC outputs built in, as well as 2 USB ports and 2 DC volt ports. The generator comes with a cigarette light adapter, 110V wall charger, and car charger.
Another plus is the pure sine wave technology that it uses this means that the power is cleaner, more stable, and more safely charges your electronics.
Additional Features of the Rockpals 250-Watt Generator
- Pure Sine Wave Inverter – You’ll get clean power from this generator with little interference with your electronic devices.
- 18 Month Warranty – This generator has a shorter warranty than others we’ve reviewed, but 18 months will ensure you get through at least one storm season.
- Lightweight – The weight is a great feature as it’s easy to move around for those always traveling.
- Size – Many were surprised at the small size of this generator. While tiny, it is packed with power and can be used on a large range of electronics.
Customers Thoughts of the Rockpals 250-Watt Rechargeable Generator
Here are some of the more common comments on the reviews of this generator:
- Customers are often surprised at how long the generator can run on one charge.
- This generator has come in very handy for customers using CPAP machines. Keeping those machines running overnight is a great benefit.
- Some customers were cautious because of the fact that you can’t power up too many items. A small fridge may or not be able to powered with this. It’s important to read the surge watts needed to power some of your devices or appliances.