BLUETTI EB3A Review: Game Changer For Outdoor Enthusiasts

what is bluetti eb3aRecently, the most compact Bluetti solar generator was released. The EB3A.

Let's put it straight out there. If you are a outdoor enthusiast who enjoys straying off the beaten path, then this should be your goto power resource. 

In this article we aim to break down what the EB3A is, and what exactly it can power. 

Let's get started. 

What is the BLUETTI EB3A?

Put simply, the EB3A is a solar generator capable of transforming DC into AC electricity.

In essence, the EB3A comprises the following technology:

  • LiFePO4 Battery
  • MPPT Charge Controller
  • Pure Sine Wave Inverter 
  • A whole bunch of high tech electronics

What are the Features of the BLUETTI EB3A?

Lightweight

bluetti eb3a is a game changer for outdoor enthusiasts

The EB3A has been designed to be more energy-efficient than traditional gas generators. By design, the EB3A is so super light in terms of weight, meaning it makes the perfect travel companion. 

600W AC Pure sine wave inverter

The EB3A houses an impressive 600 watt pure sine wave inverter that allows for a 1200 watt surge. Even though it's compact, it could allow you to power a small refrigerator. 

Fast charging

EB3A fallows for 430W fast charging that enables an 80% charge within 30 minutes, the same amount of time it takes you to drink a cup of coffee or have a chitchat with a friend.

6 Ways to recharge

The Bluetti EB3A can be recharged in multiple different ways: 

  • AC (mains electricity)
  • Solar panels
  • Car
  • Gas generator
  • AC + Solar
  • AC + Adapter

Latest LiFePO4 battery technology

The LiFePO4 battery EB3A adopts possesses a natural advantage due to its remarkable thermal and chemical stability, giving you better performance and longer life cycle (2,500 cycles to 80%). While the built in BMS is monitoring and protecting your device from every potential risk, at all times. 

9 Different outlets

The EB3A has enough ports for simultaneous charging, such as:

  • Classic AC and DC outputs
  • 100W Type-C
  • Car socket
  • Wireless charger

BLUETTI EB3A Specifications

bluetti eb3a portable power station size and weight

 

OUTPUT

AC Outlets: 2 x 120V/5A Outlets 600W In Total

Inverter Type: Pure Sine Wave

Surge Power: 1,200W

USB-C Port: 1 x 100W Max.

USB-A Port: 2 x 5V/3A USB-A

DC Outlets: 1 x 12V/10A (Car Outlet) 2 x 12V/10A DC 5521 (5.5mm Outlets) *All Regulated.

Wireless Charging Pad: 1 x 15W Max.

INPUT

AC Charging Cable (Standard Mode): 268W Max.

AC Charging Cable (Turbo Mode): 350W Max.

Solar Input: 200W Max, VOC 12-28VDC/ 8.5A

Car Input: 12/24V from Cigarette Lighter Port

Maximum Input: 430W, with AC and Solar Input Simultaneously

RECHARGE TIMES

AC Charging Cable (Turbo Mode 350W): ≈1.3-1.8 Hours

AC Charging Cable (Standard Mode 268W): ≈1.5-2.0 Hours

Solar (200W): ≈1.8-2.0 Hours (With prime sunshine, ideal orientation and low temperature)

12V/24V Car Outlet (100W/200W): ≈3.2-3.7 or 1.9-2.4 Hours

AC + Solar (430W): ≈1.2~1.7 Hours (With prime sunshine, ideal orientation and low temperature)

Dual AC (430W): ≈1.2~1.7 Hours (With optional BLUETTTI T200 Adapter)

GENERAL

Pass-through Charging: Yes

Weight: 10.14lbs/4.6kg

Dimensions (LxWxD): 10.04*7.09*7.20in/255*180*183mm

Operating Temperature: -4-104℉ (-20-40℃)

Storage Temperature: 32-104°F (0-40°C)

Certifications: UL Standard, CEC, DOE, FCC, CA Prop 65

Warranty: 24 Months


    What can the BLUETTI EB3A Power? 

    what can the bluetti eb3a power

    The Bluetti EB3A is capable of powering the following items: 

     

    What EB3A can power
    Time 
    Drone 4.5 times
    CPAP 9 hours
    Fan 11 hours
    Laptop 3.5 times
    iPhone 12 25 times
    Mini Fridge 3.6 hours
    Camera 50 times
    Light 30 hours

     

    Final thoughts

    If you are looking for lightweight, portable power to take along with you on a camping trip, then the EB3A should be your goto choice. 

    One important note from us would be to make sure you understand your energy needs before purchasing any solar generator on the market. 

    Not all solar generators are made the same, in terms of what they can power and for how long. 

    Just remember this rule of thumb, the more things you want to power, the larger capacity solar generator you will need. 

    The EB3A is our smallest solar generator, so if you are looking for more power we recommend you take a look at the EB55 and the EB70S.

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