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.

Some key details from the product page:

  • The Anker Advantage: Join the 10 million+ powered by our leading technology.
  • Portable Power: Off-grid power supply for camping or emergency backup, capable of powering lamps, phones, laptops, TVs and even mini fridges. PowerHouse boasts triple output modes: a 12V car socket, an AC outlet and 4 fast-charging USB ports.
  • Remarkably Compact: PowerHouse is the smallest and lightest 400Wh power supply on the market. A high-density lithium-ion battery allows for a more compact build than that of lead-acid power packs.
  • Safety Guaranteed: Battery Management System (BMS) undertakes voltage control, temperature control and more advanced safety operations, ensuring complete protection for you and your devices.
  • What You Get: Anker PowerHouse (434Wh Portable Power Supply), 10ft / 304cm AC adapter, 2ft / 60cm Micro USB charging cable, welcome guide, and friendly customer service.

Oh and did we mention the best part? The PowerHouse is a bargain at $499.99, but we have a special promo code that will knock a full $100 off that price!

Anker PowerHouse Compact 434Wh Portable Power Station: $399.99 with promo code ANKPower

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