Generators costs hundreds of dollars or even thousands if you want a high-end model with a big tank. Sometimes you can’t get around the need for a generator — for example, if you live in an area with lots of storms that knock out your power all the time. But for most people, a generator isn’t really necessary.
If you want something to serve as a backup power source every now and then when the power goes out, or to charge your gear when you go camping, there’s a new option out there that costs a fraction of what you’ll pay for a generator. It’s also portable, so it’s a better option than a traditional UPS backup battery.
Meet the Anker PowerHouse Compact 434Wh Portable Power Station, the most compact portable power supply you’ll ever come across. It’s huge 434 watt-hour battery will fully charge a laptop from empty 15 times, and yet it’s compact enough to carry anywhere. More →