With almost 15,000 vans and mounted vans sold in 2021 in France, the market is experiencing a real boom. madness “ Vanlife » is not just a fleeting trend linked to the health crisis: freedom, direct contact with nature, adventure… Travelers want to return to a simple life, ready to travel many kilometers or proudly pitch their tent pegs in the middle of nowhere.
A nowhere, which, however, has a price for these contemporary nomads, followers of technologies. Nature, yes, but not without some comfort: ideally, you should be able to work on your laptop, use your smartphone, plug in your plancha, recharge your speaker, all while respecting the planet.
Ecoflow, a specialist in mobile solar energy supply solutions, has become a world reference in just a few years. Its latest generation station, Delta 2, is particularly aimed at today’s environmentally responsible nomads.
Fast and powerful, the Delta 2 handles all everyday situations
This portable powerhouse stands out from the competition with the fastest charging time on the market. Connected to an AC input (like a wall socket), the DELTA 2 is able to go from 0 to 80% capacity in just 50 minutes thanks to its X-Stream technology. And up to 100% in 80 minutes.
Performance on average 7 times faster than competing products, the manufacturer assures. This charging speed will appeal to travelers who are sometimes disorganized as it allows for last minute departures in a van trip or an impromptu camping weekend.
Solar charging takes 3 to 6 hours using solar panels, which must be purchased separately. Rain or shine, the portable 400 W panel continues to collect energy, which is a significant plus depending on the chosen destination. Designed for outdoor life, the ETFE protective film and its high level IP 68 resistance protect the solar cells against wet, dry and dusty environments.
The weight of the DELTA 2 is equivalent to the weight of eight bottles of water – i.e. twelve kilos – but its relatively compact size makes the DELTA 2 significantly more transportable than a regular generator. Especially since it has two handles.
You can therefore move this portable power station as you wish: in the garden to enjoy the power and connect your drill, for example in your car or van during outdoor stays, and even in the house in the event of an accidental power cut power.
DELTA 2 can actually power more than 90% of household appliances thanks to its 1800W AC output power. You can connect up to 13 devices simultaneously without creating overload or overheating.
Concretely, this means that you can easily supply your phone, laptop, fridge and oven at the same time thanks to the many ports on the portable power station. It actually has:
- 4 USB-A ports, 2 of which are fast charging
- 2 USB-C ports
- 1 car charging outlet (which handles 12 V/24 V, 8 A batteries)
- 4 x 1800W in total AC outlet
A solar powered and environmentally responsible portable power plant
For several years, EcoFlow has been committed to making energy more accessible with quiet, light and, above all, durable devices. DELTA 2 does not fail in this commitment: it is designed to last 6 times longer than a regular station thanks to the chemical composition of its LiFePO4 battery, which offers more than 3,000 full discharge and charge cycles. You can use it for 10 years and still enjoy 80% of its original capacity.
The technical advantages of DELTA 2 do not stop there: its capacity is scalable. This means that if you need more energy, if your needs change, for example, there is no need to change the entire station. You can easily add extra batteries to reach a capacity of 2048 Wh or 3040 Wh. However, the initial capacity of 1 kWh is enough to run appliances for hours.
To appeal to the most discerning technophiles, this portable electric station comes with the EcoFlow application to control its DELTA 2 from anywhere using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection. Either way, you can check charging data, customize settings and easily adjust charging speed, both on the portable power station and on solar panels.
Durable, with a 5-year warranty, this latest generation of portable electrical stations has what it takes to appeal to nomadic travelers looking for comfort and green electricity.
We will also see you at the end of October to discover EcoFlow’s future River 2, a more portable, lighter and therefore more accessible station.
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