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R600p - a mobile Solar and Battery Setup - too for 4x4 rigs


 
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PostPosted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:27    Post subject: R600p - a mobile Solar and Battery Setup - too for 4x4 rigs Reply with quote

This week that small and tiny 8.5kg device did arrive. It is not on the market yet - I did go successfully through the risk of crowfunding.

My Plan is to "renew" my Powersolution in my Landcruiser 200, which was my mobile Home during travelling, from Transafrica, Europa till south america

My current setup is classic, 95 AH AGM Battery, Solenoid, Inverter, Booster very heavy (35kg) and bulky. Lets see if that tiny and shiny new R600 Pro can replace a classic power-setup! I dont think it will be more capable.

But it should be exactly what we Overlanders who are sleeping in our smaller cars should need: Power for a 12v compressor fridge, camera, smartphone and probably a drone or video cam. Ready to charge by Wall, Car and Solar.

Will the Ecoflow R600pro be that solution?







Here I did compare the R600Pro to other brands bevore I did order:  Crowdfunding: Ecoflow R600 Solarbatterie vs Goalzero 400


Here you find some:   first impressions of the R600 Pr


There is a language Switch to the right.

The first view tests did run very well so far! The embedded 220v Inverter even fire up my Water heater who is rated for 1800W.

And the embedded USB-C Port with 100W is able to charge any modern notebook like the Lenovo Yoga X1 (Gen5) or MacBook Pro (2020). So we dont have to use the 110/220v Power Adapter for charge them!

I did also link some more or less critical reviews of the older small Unit R600Max.

We will see in further Tests, if these Issues are still existing and if they are relevant for us on the road.

If you would like to see some special tests - give me here some questions and I will do my best.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 15:16    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was so lucky to be able to work on my rig!  And to test my new power setup at severall trips  Wink

I did went the way with crowdfunding to get one of the Ecoflow R600 Pro. Lucky me, because it will not hit the market with lifepo4. But the Ecoflow River Pro is near the same with Lithium batterys.  The shipping did arrive late, at december 2020.

I did remove my 95 AH Battery, a 25a DC DC Booster, a 600w Sine-Inverter, MTTP Solar charger, a Wall Charger and cables - it was 35kg - 77 lbs where I did spent around 1500$ 10 years ago.  And I just add this small and lightweigt Ecoflow device with 8.5kg / 18.7lbs what isnt near that expensive.



Here is my detailed review and new setup:
https://vanlife.4x4tripping.com/2021/06/vanlife-offgrid-power-solution-solar.html.html


It is a perfect fit for overlanding purpose! Did was able to stay a week self-sufficent offgrid just with solar (and still full batterys afterwards). Would work too in a boat, a tiny house or similar.


There are severall competitor products - but no one was able to fulfil our need that well.

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