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Anker just launched its most powerful portable battery that could power an entire home

The Anker Solix F3800 is a 3,849Wh rolling battery and is just one of the many products Anker announced for IFA 2023.
Written by Maria Diaz, Staff Writer
Anker Solix F3800

This hurricane season has delivered strong winds, power outages, and a new line of Anker portable power stations to help. The electronics company is taking to IFA 2023 in Berlin to showcase new power banks, its professional line of Eufy Security cameras, Soundcore Space One headphones, and more. 

But as many Americans are affected by the remnants of hurricanes on both coasts, some products stand out: The new Anker Solix power stations, the F3800, and C1000.

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"With the next generation of Anker Solix power stations, consumers can access reliable power storage in any situation," said Shaun Xiong, general manager of Anker and Anker Solix. "It's not just about powering outdoor adventures, but also ensuring they have a dependable home power backup solution at an incredible savings over traditional home backup solutions. We believe in energy independence for our consumers, and to power a sustainable future together."

Anker Solix F3800

Anker Solix F3800

The biggest star is the Anker Solix F3800, a rolling battery that packs 6000W of power and features dual voltage output plugs at 120V and 240V. With its 3.84kWh capacity, the F3800 can be an emergency home backup battery capable of running appliances like a washer and dryer, window AC units, and even refrigerators. 

The Solix F3800 is also stackable and expandable, as users can add up to six expansion batteries for up to 26.88kWh of power. It also supports home solar power cycling with the Anker Solix Home Power Panel and electric vehicle (EV) charging without the need for additional grounding accessories.

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"We are really excited about getting the F3800 into the homes of our consumers," added Xiong. "Not only does it offer a powerful storage option with an expandable form factor, but it will do so at a significantly reduced cost compared to more traditional home power storage options; helping to address one of the biggest hurdles of battery storage ownership."

The 240V output can be connected to an optional transfer switch for a smooth handover from the grid to backup batteries in case of a power outage. But even during clear skies, the F3800 is the perfect companion for an RV, especially thanks to the portability the four built-in weeks offer.

Though no pricing has been announced, the Anker Solix F3800 will launch on Kickstarter on Oct. 9, with orders shipping as early as the first quarter of 2024. 

Anker Solix C1000

Anker Solix C1000

As part of its camping and outdoors series, Anker launched the Solix C1000, a compact portable battery that holds up to 1056Wh of power. Aside from working for camping, it can come to the rescue to power laptops, Wi-Fi routers, CPAP machines, lights, a mini fridge, and aquariums during a power outage. 

As an uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system, the Solix C1000 can keep devices running during power outages with a switchover time of under 20 milliseconds.

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The Solix C1000 features six AC outlets, two USB-C and two USB-A ports, one carport or cigarette lighter port, and more. It is also expandable with an optional BP1000 to double its capacity to 2112Wh. 

At $999, the Anker Solix C1000 is available for preorder with a 25% discount and will go officially on sale on Sept. 25. 

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