Without electricity, our daily lives would not be the same. While we have almost unlimited access to it at home, at the workplace, or in the recording studio, the situation becomes more complicated when we go on a trip or spend time outdoors. That’s why Power Station devices are gaining popularity, allowing us to become independent of electrical outlets, in places such as the car, camper, garage, recreational plot or boat. In this article, we’ll take a look at all the Newell brand power stations. You will learn how they differ from each other and how they can make life easier for travelers, professionals and users of a wide variety of electronic devices.
It’s hard to imagine the modern world without electronic devices. Smartphones, computers, tools, gadgets, consumer electronics/appliances – almost nonstop we need access to power sources that allow us to enjoy the benefits of technology without worrying about dead batteries. Whether you’re a traveler, video maker, DIY enthusiast, gardener, or simply want to protect yourself in case of a power outage, our Power Station comes to the rescue.
From this article, you will learn:
- what power stations are,
- what is the difference between a power bank and a power station,
- in what situations are power stations useful,
- what models of power stations are in our offer,
- what distinguishes the various models of Newell power stations.
What is a power station?
We all know and appreciate power banks, which are ideal as portable and handy sources of energy. Power stations can be considered their larger, more versatile cousins. Moving on from this simple comparison, it’s worth understanding exactly what power stations are. They are powerful, portable energy sources that offer much more capacity and power than traditional power banks. As a result, they are able not only to charge smartphones, tablets, or headphones, but also to power devices with higher energy requirements, such as laptops, monitors, and even some household appliances or power tools. The power stations are equipped with a variety of ports and outlets to connect a wide range of devices, making them extremely versatile and practical for a wide variety of situations.
When is it worth investing in a power station?
Power stations come in handy in a wide range of situations, both in everyday life and during travel and expeditions into the unknown. Their versatility makes them a useful source of energy in the event of a power outage, on camping trips, during outdoor gatherings, as well as during construction or renovation work. Imagine hosting an outdoor event where access to electricity is limited – a power station will allow you to run your music equipment and lighting, ensuring an unforgettable atmosphere. It’s also ideal for photographers and filmmakers who use LED lights or want to make sure drones, cameras, camcorders, and other devices can be charged on set.
Who might find a power station useful?
Power stations aren’t just ideal for those traveling and working away from home. They are a good choice for anyone who values independence and freedom of action. Truck drivers or owners of caravans and campers who spend a lot of time on the road often do not have access to a constant power source. Power Stations allow you to replenish energy in your devices, without having to search for outlets or use free-standing chargers. The advantages of power stations will also be appreciated by do-it-yourselfers, repair crews, and allotment holders. With the help of large and extensive power banks, they gain the confidence that tools and devices will operate without downtime, and work will run smoothly and on schedule.
Newell power stations: which model to choose?
In the previous paragraphs, we discussed what power stations are and in what situations they can be useful. It’s time to get down to specifics and take a closer look at the various Power Station models from Newell. The devices we offer differ in the number of available outlets, power, capacity, and additional features, among other things.
You’re about to learn about 6 of our Newell Power Stations that are designed to meet different needs and requirements. We hope this guide will help you get to know each device in detail and choose the one that works best for you.
- Power Station Newell Samra 500
- Power Station Newell Argus 600
- Power Station Newell Argus 1200
- Power Station Newell Argus 2200
- Power Station Newell Asvala 220 V 41600 mAh PD 45 W
- Power Bank Newell GP12 24000 mAh PD 60 W
Power Station Newell Samra 500
The Newell Samra 500 Power Station is an excellent compromise between price, number of available ports, power, and capacity. What sets this model apart from other power stations? It has a capacity of 532 Wh (36 Ah, 14.8 V), which allows for multiple charging of various electronic devices. It is equipped with 12 popular outlets and ports, to which you will connect equipment with a maximum power of 500 watts. The available outlets and ports are:
- 1 x USB-C port (supporting the modern 60W Power Delivery fast charging standard)
- 2 x AC outlets (compatible with different types of electrical plugs)
- 4 x USB Type-A ports (including 2 ports with support for Quick Charge 3.0 technology)
- 1 x car cigarette lighter socket (12 V – 10 A)
- 4 x DC sockets (12 V – 5 A)
The distinguishing feature of this model is the ability to use two different power sources. This reduces the time needed to replenish energy. The device can be simultaneously charged via the DC input and the USB-C port, which supports 60W Power Delivery technology. Charging the station using two independent power sources will work well wherever you care about time. It’s worth noting that the Newell Samra 500 Power Station can be charged in 4 different ways: via a power outlet, car outlet, solar panel, or USB-C port.
Power Station Newell Argus 600
The Argus 600 offers a slightly smaller capacity (461 Wh), but supports devices with up to 600 watts of power and features a USB-C port with 100-watt Power Delivery. This will certainly be appreciated by those who want to charge compatible laptops (such as the new MacBooks) in the field. You’ll also connect to the station for hiking coolers, fans, dryers or monitors, among other things. Available outlets and ports are:
- 1 x AC electrical outlet (support for 2 types of plug)
- 2 x DC sockets (13.8 V – 3 A)
- 1 x DC outlet – car cigarette lighter (13.8 V – 10 A)
- 2 x USB-A ports (5 V – 3 A, DC 9 V – 2 A, DC 12 V – 1.5 A)
- 1 x USB-C port (Power Delivery 100 W)
The Newell Argus 600 Power Station is equipped with an LCD display, indicating the battery’s charge status and the power consumed and output of the device. There is also an LED panel with a maximum output of 2 watts, allowing you to use the Power Station as a light source. Here, too, you can use two different power sources for the station (an AC outlet and a USB-C port).
Power Station Newell Argus 1200
Another representative of the Argus family offers 1132 Wh of capacity. You will connect devices with a maximum power of 1200 watts to the device. Here we also have great possibilities when it comes to replenishing the station. Those who often travel by car or camper can use a 12 or 24-volt cigarette lighter socket. You can also charge the Newell Argus 1200 power station using a solar panel. Included with the device you will find a DC cable with a compatible MC4 connector. Available ports and sockets:
- 2 AC power outlets – 230 V AC, 50 Hz, 1200 W, peak 2400 W
- 2 DC sockets – 12.8 V – 3 A
- 1 DC outlet – car cigarette lighter – 12.8 V – 10 A max (adjustable)
- 4 USB-A ports – 2 x DC 5 V – 2.4 A, 2 x DC 5 V – 3 A, DC 9 V – 2 A, DC 12 V – 1.5 A
- 2 USB-C ports – DC 5 V – 3 A, DC 9 V – 3 A, DC 12 V – 3 A. DC 15 V – 3 A, DC 20 V – 3 A (Power Delivery 60 W)
Power Station Newell Argus 2200
The most powerful model in the Argus family is numbered 2200, which refers to the maximum power rating of devices that can be connected to the station – it’s as much as 2200 watts. The station also offers an impressive capacity – 2131 Wh (96 Ah / 22.2 V). Available outlets and ports:
- 2 x AC electrical outlets – 230 V AC, 50 Hz, 2200 W, peak 4400 W
- 2 x DC sockets – 12.8 V – 3 A
- 1 x DC outlet – car cigarette lighter – 12.8 V – 10 A max (adjustable)
- 4 x USB-A ports – 2 x DC 5 V – 2.4 A, 2 x DC 5 V – 3 A, DC 9 V – 2 A, DC 12 V – 1.5 A
- 2 x USB-C ports – DC 5 V – 3 A, DC 9 V – 3 A, DC 12 V – 3 A. DC 15 V – 3 A, DC 20 V – 5 A (Power Delivery 100 W)
The time for one full charge of the Newell Argus 2200 station using a single power supply is 7.5 to 8.5 hours. However, you can cut it in half. That’s because you’ll find 2 330 W power supplies included with the station. When you connect them to the station at the same time, the time for charging the device is 3.5 to 4.5 h. The device offers 3 ways to charge the station – wall socket, car cigarette lighter, and solar panels.
Power Station Newell Asvala 220 V 41600 mAh PD 45 W
Slightly less demanding users, who want to power devices with a maximum power of 200 watts from the station, will certainly appreciate the Asvala model. It is much smaller than the previously presented power stations, making it perfect for places where you are limited by the size of your luggage. At the same time, the device offers 46400 mAh capacity, which outclasses popular power banks. A full charge from an electrical outlet here takes just 5 hours. This is a time that is often not enough to replenish the power in a much smaller power bank charged from a micro USB port. The station is also compatible with portable solar panels that can be plugged into a DC (19V) outlet.
Power Bank Newell GP12 24000 mAh PD 60 W
Finally, something for traditionalists who would like to equip themselves with a solid power bank instead of a power station. The Newell GP12 is a versatile power source that you will successfully use not only for charging smartphones, tablets, and headphones, but also for much larger devices such as laptops or drones. The device supports charging via a traditional USB Type-A cable and USB-C. With the included adapters, you can also conveniently charge almost any laptop! The GP12 also allows wireless inductive charging. Just place a compatible smartphone or headphones on the power bank, and the charging process will start automatically.
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… and may you never run out of power! 🖖