Basically, it's a rechargeable battery unit that powers other electronics. Some are big enough for home backup or small enough to take camping. They generally have some combination of AC (wall) outlets, USB outlets, and sometimes less common types of outlets. What makes them different from other energy storage devices is that they balance high capacity with portability.
No, generators make electrical power from some other source, usually a mechanical source like a gasoline engine. A portable power station is a large rechargeable battery that can be charged several different ways and it can also run many different electronic devices using a range of outlet plug options.
Generators create electrical energy from some other type of energy, like a gas engine. Whereas portable power stations act as a place to store energy, so that it can be used later.
The TP60A is equipped with five different port options to power a wide range of devices—including 2x AC outlet (120V 500W 1000W Peak), 12V automotive, 12V 8mm, USB-A, and USB-C PD—to power everything from phones to cameras and televisions to portable fridges. Keep all your small to medium-size devices and appliances charged with a whopping 629 watt-hours of power on camping trips, at backyard parties, tailgating, or on-the-go power in case of an emergency.
There are several ways to charge a Telsong portable power station including the sun (Teslong also makes solar panels), wall outlets (the included 85W power supply for a full recharge in just 8 hours), USB-C, and a 12V 8mm.
The TP60A is equipped with five different port options to power a wide range of devices—including 2x AC outlet (120V 500W 1000W Peak), 12V automotive, 12V 8mm, USB-A, and USB-C PD—to power everything from phones to cameras and televisions to portable fridges.
No it is not, please take great care to keep the portable power station dry as it has high voltage components that could short circuit if they become wet and cause a voltage hazard.
Yes, our portable power stations are compatible with solar panels and being recharged using solar power.
Our portable power stations are designed to run a wide range of electrical accessories including vehicle accessories but it does not replace the battery in an automobile. It is designed to be used in addition to the battery that is already in your automobile.