JACKERY Explorer 500 Portable Power Station – South African Plug

Original price was: R10999,00.Current price is: R6999,00.

The Jackery Explorer 500 is a portable power station combining a lithium-ion battery, Pure Sine Wave 230V, 500W inverter and a MPPT solar charge controller in one compact unit. Designed to give you reliable, easy-to-use, portable power wherever you need it from exploring and camping to power outages.

The Jackery Explorer series is designed to provide power outdoors. The solar-ready portable power station improves mobile living and outdoor life.


Jackery Explorer 500 provides power-to-go in a compact, lightweight design featuring multiple connections to charge your gear, devices and more. Use it indoors in your home or office as a back-up power supply or take the Explorer 500 with you on camping holidays, overland trips, hiking, outdoor recreational outings and much more.





Lithium battery power: 518Wh/144400mAh battery capacity, 500W Rated Power and 1000W Surge Power from the pure-sine wave AC port.

Portable and lightweight: weighing in at just 6kg with an easy-carry handle.

Multiple output ports:  charge mainstream electronics and small appliances, including Smartphone’s, tablets, laptops, cameras, drones, mini-fridges and more.

All-in-one portable power station includes three USB ports, AC outlet and 12V car output.

Recharge the power station three ways: AC outlet, DC carport or via optional solar panels.

An easy-to-read LCD screen displays charge/discharge data and battery life status.

Unlimited green power bundle: can work with compatible solar panels (sold separately) to perform as a solar kit or solar generator.

Please note: the Explorer 500 (with South African 2-prong outlet and plug) is identical to the Explorer 500 sold in the USA except for the differing voltage and USA plug.

The Explorer 500 comes with a handy additional South African 2-prong to 3-prong outlet adapter.

Camping Fridge* (60W) (DC Outlet) Up to 39 Hours

Cell Phones * 50 charges

Laptop (MacBook Pro) * 7 Charges

TV (60W) * 7,5 Hours

LED Light (5W) (DC Outlet) * 90 Hours

RECHARGING: *charging times to 80%


Featuring an AC outlet, a DC carport, three USB ports, and an LCD display, the power inverter can charge multiple devices at the same time, and the LCD display gives you a clear understanding of the battery level and charging power.

Battery management system (BMS) and power on/off buttons ensure safety for your devices and yourself. The BMS enables short circuit protection, voltage control, temperature control and more advanced safety operations.

Pure Sine Wave Inverter ensures safety when powering sensitive devices like laptops and electronics without damage.


Technical Specifications:

Peak Capacity: 518Wh (21.6V, 24Ah) 144,400 Mah / 3.6V

Cell Chemistry: Li-ion NMC

Lifecycles: ≥500 cycles to 80%

Shelf-life: Charge every 3-6 Months

Management System: BMS, Over Voltage Protection, Short Circuit Protection

Charge Methods: AC Wall Outlet, 12V Car adaptor, Solar Panel (optional)

Full Recharge Time:7.5 Hours (AC) Around 8 Hours (Optional Saga 100W solar panel with Full Sun)

Colour: Gray & Orange

Product Weight: 6.04 kg

Dimensions (L x W x D): 300 x 193 x 234MM

Operating Usage Temperature: (0 – 40C)

Certification: FCC, ROHS, UN38.3

Charging Input (DC, 8mm): 12V-30V, 3.5A (100W Max)

DC Output (Car port): Around 16 Hours

DC Output (6mm): 12V, 10A (DC cable to Car Port cable provided)

USB Output: Three USB-A ports (5V 2.4A each, total 30W max)

AC Output (pure sine wave): 230V AC, 500W Continuous, 1000W Surge Peak

Safety by Design:

Battery management system (BMS) enables short circuit protection, voltage control, temperature control and more advanced safety operations.

Other enhanced safety features include:

Powerful built-in LED flashlight with SOS mode

LCD screen with charge/discharge and battery life status

Switch with indicator light for on/off output port charging

In the Box: AC Adaptor, DC to Car Adapter cable and AC to DC cable, SA 2-prong to 3-prong outlet adaptor, User Guide.

Additional information

Weight 6,04 kg
Dimensions 300 × 193 × 234 mm
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