Finally, Nissan Motor has also embarked on development! The latest and popular portable power supplies are here! |MOBY [モビー]

MOBY introduces an article written by a writer who actually enjoys staying in the car and camping car from the web magazine DRIMO, which distributes outdoor and car travel information such as camping, staying in the car, van life, etc. To do. *The contents of the following article are quotes and references from DRIMO

When I try to stay in the car, it follows me “electricityis the problem.

Whether you’re charging your smartphone in the car, using your computer, or bringing in a microwave for simple cooking, you need a power source.

If you take electricity from the car battery with the engine off, you may be worried that the next time you try to drive, the battery will be dead and the engine will not start.

In such a case, it is possible to easily use electricity in the car “portable power”.

No construction work is required, just put it on the car you are currently riding, it is a simple and convenient Suguremono that can use electricity at any time as long as it is charged.

With the recent boom in overnight stays in the car, various companies have released portable power supplies, but finally, the major automaker Nissan Motor has decided to enter this field.

including those aroundNewest hot selling portable power supplyI would like to introduce five.

Points to consider when choosing a portable power supply.

portable power

First of all, the price range of the portable power supply that you care about isAbout 40,000 to 300,000 yenThat’s what I said.

It’s sharp.

Of course, the higher the price, the larger the capacity, which means that you can use a lot of home appliances.

If you are staying in the car and only need to charge your smartphone or computer and use a reading light, then a cheap and small-capacity battery will do.

If you don’t plan to use it that much at first, but you might want to use more home appliances if it’s convenient, you can choose a model that has a small capacity but can be installed with an extra battery (extra battery). You can reduce the possibility of regretting that you should have made it large capacity.

You can buy one cheap and small product first.

It is also good to choose something that is not so expensive and can add batteries.

You can suddenly introduce a large-capacity product.

Budget, initial usage, future usageKeep these three things in mind and choose the one that you think is right for you.

5 popular and best-selling portable power supplies

Then we would like to introduce the recommended models that are popular and selling well.

Start with something that has basic performance and is relatively inexpensive.

You can start cheap and expand in the future. EcoFlow RIVER

I want a portable power supply, but the price is so high that I can’t afford it.

EcoFlow RIVER has a tax-included price39,600 yen.

The number and types of output terminals are abundant, and it is possible to simultaneously supply power to up to 10 electrical appliances such as home appliances and smartphones.

About 1.6 hours to full charge.

It weighs 6.56 kg and is suitable for carrying around, so it seems to be a user-friendly product.

Moreover, the power capacity is basically 288Wh, but if you purchase an extra battery (27,970 yen) and add it later, you can double the capacity to 576Wh.

Start with 39,600 yen, and if you feel that the capacity is not enough while using various home appliances, consider an extra battery.

One recommended for portable power beginnersit might be.

size/ 34.6 × 28.4 × 24.6cm
weight/ 6.56kg
output port/USB-A x 2, USB-A fast charging x 1, USB-C x 1, cigarette lighter socket x 1, DC x 2, AC x 3
capacity/288 Wh
*It is possible to double the capacity to 576Wh by adding an extra battery.
Rated output/600W *Instantaneous maximum 1200W

It’s not that expensive, if you care about usability. SmartTap PowerArQ3

This is recommended as a portable power supply that is small and not so expensive and easy to use.

The built-in manganese lithium battery is a cassette type,DetachableThat is the best feature.

If you have a spare battery (sold separately), even if one battery is used up, you can quickly replace it with a fully charged battery.

Since the battery can be charged by itself, it is convenient to use electricity without interruption.

Unusually for a portable power supply, it comes in four body colors.

Red, charcoal (gray), coyote tan (ocher), olive drab (near moss green).

You can choose as you like.

size/ 29.5×23.0×22.5cm
weight/ 7.9kg
output port/USB-A x 2, USB-A fast charging x 2, USB-C PD x 1, AC x 2, DC x 1, wireless charging port x 1
capacity/555 Wh
Rated output/500W

For those who want to choose a portable power supply with a long life. Anker 757 Portable Power Station

Lithium-ion batteries are the most commonly used batteries for portable power supplies.

However, there are various types of lithium-ion batteries, and those that use “iron phosphate” have a relatively long life.

With this product, even among long-life lithium iron phosphate batteries,high quality batteryare carefully selected to ensure a high level of safety.

The more you use any battery, the faster it will decrease than when it is new, but with this product, even if you repeat discharging (using) and charging 3,000 times, the maximum capacity of the battery will only drop to 80%. … apparently …

It is also attractive that there are 14 output ports!

size/ ‎46.26 × 23.73 × 28.81 cm
weight/ 19.9kg
output port/USB-A x 4, USB-C x 2, DC x 1, Ac x 6
Rated output/1500W

Large capacity from the beginning. I will not be in trouble in the future. EcoFlow DELTA MAX 1600

Large capacity of 1612Wh. With this alone, you can use quite a variety of electrical appliances at the same time, but you can expand it to a maximum of 5,644 Wh by connecting the Sextra battery (sold separately).

In addition, it features a speed charge that can be fully charged in 1.7 hours despite its large capacity.

There are 15 output ports including AC, DC, USB and cigar socket.

You can use 4 charging methods: solar panel, charging while driving from a cigarette lighter socket, generator, and household outlet, so you can charge according to the situation.

Comprehensively looking at capacity, ease of charging, expandability, etc., if you buy this, you can use electric appliances while sleeping in the car,Future proof productThat’s what I can say.

DELTA MAX 2000 (242,000 yen, tax included) with a larger capacity (2016 Wh) is also available.

size/ ‎49.7 x 24.2 x 30.5 cm
weight/ 22 kg
output port/ AC output x 6, USB-A output x 2, USB-A quick charge x 2, USB-C output x 2, cigarette lighter output x 1, DC5521 output x 2
Rated output/2,000W

A very popular large-capacity model! Jackery Portable Power 1500

The capacity is 1534.68Wh. There is plenty of space for a microwave and an electric kettle.

Equipped with a Twin Turbo system, it can be fully charged in as little as 4 hours.

The weight is 16 kg, which is relatively small for a large capacity, so an adult can carry it by themselves.

There are three charging methods: AC, cigar socket, and solar panel.

If you use two separately sold solar panels, Jackery SolarSaga 200, you can charge from 0 to 80% in 4 hours.

Jackery has a track record of cumulative sales of 1.5 million portable power supplies and solar panels.

Popular model with high user reviewsis.

size/ ‎41.6 x 39.4 x 33.9 cm
weight/ 16kg
output port/ AC output x 3, USB-A output x 2, USB-C output x 1, cigarette lighter output x 1
Rated output/1800W

Nissan Motor and JVC Kenwood are also jointly entering the portable power supply business!

So far, we have introduced recommended portable power supplies that are currently on sale.

With the popularity of sleeping in the car, portable power supplies are becoming more and more popular, and various manufacturers are selling portable power supplies.

At the end of April this year, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Nissan), JVC Kenwood (JVC and Kenwood merged), and 4R Energy jointly developed a portable power supply using the regenerated battery of Nissan’s electric vehicle Leaf. It was announced that they had agreed to work together.

On April 26, the (development) prototype was also released.

Nissan’s electric vehicle is the LEAF.

More than 590,000 units have been sold worldwide so far.

4R Energy, which handles regenerated batteries that were installed in these Leafs, has high residual performance and safety even after use, and does not generate CO2 during manufacturing, for secondary use in portable power sources. development.

In addition, JVC KENWOOD, which has an extensive track record in portable power sources, is utilizing the technology and knowledge cultivated through the development of in-vehicle devices such as car navigation systems and drive recorders, as well as portable power sources. It is said that it will carry out customized design and product development.

In other words, in this partnership, Nissan, 4R Energy, and JVC Kenwood collaborated to developPortable power supply using recycled batterieswill be commercialized in the near future.

Portable power supplies are attracting attention from major automobile manufacturers.

From the user’s point of view, it’s great to have more options when considering a purchase.


A portable power supply that can easily use a microwave oven in the car or charge a personal computer or smartphone by just popping it on the existing car without any construction work.

no longerNecessities for sleeping in the carIt’s nice to say.

Choose the one that suits your usage of electricity and make your car stay more fulfilling than now.

Writer: Shiro Kashiwagi

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