What you need to know
- Goal Zero has announced new Yeti X models.
- They're next-generation power stations for mobile charging.
- There are new sizes and upgrades across the board.
Goal Zero has announced its new next-generation Yeti X power stations at CES 2020.
In a press release Goal Zero said:
The Yeti X line is a range of lithium power stations for mobile charging. They've expanded the range by adding new sizes. There's a new 200X, the most compact, and lightweight model yet, and at the other end of the scale is the 6000X, which can be used as backup power to "run key circuits in your home for days at a time." The new full lineup is as follows: Yeti 200X, 500X, 1000X, 1500X, 3000X and 6000X.
All six Yeti X models have been upgraded to include USB-C compatibility, as well as maximum power point tracking that provides up to 30% faster solar charging. The USB-C power delivery can utilize fast-charge in compatible devices. There are also new regulated 12V ports for use with portable fridges and other devices.
On top of that, the three largest Yeti X models have a new high powered 2000W AC inverter:
There's also a new Yeti App. Version 3.0 features historical power tracking, charging profiles and a "Battery Saver Mode." As of right now you can buy the 200X from GoalZero.com, Amazon and approved retailers. The rest of the range will be released throughout 2020.
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