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Jackery Solar Generator 500 (Jackery 500 + SolarSaga 100W)

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Current price $799.00
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Current price $799.00

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*We do not price match past orders, local stores, prices below our costs, and the item must be in stock.

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Explore 500 Portable Power Station + SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel: Jackery Portable Solar Generator for Outdoor Adventure Car Camping.

  • Clean & Quiet: Drawing energy from the sun and powering through a battery. No gasoline, toxic fumes, or noise during operation。
  • Convenient: With a compact, lightweight design, it's easy to carry around wherever you go.
  • Safe: Emissions-free energy source and reliable battery management system make it safe enough even for indoor use.
  • Lower Cost: Harnessing the sun’s energy for free and with virtually no maintenance.

Jackery Explorer 500 is one of the lightest and most portable rechargeable lithium battery generators on the market. It features with PURE SINE WAVE 500 watt AC outlet which provides stable power to a wide range of AC-relied devices from TVs, projectors to small blenders, a pellet smoker, etc. Note: the appliance must be rated under 500 watts (surge 1000W). 

Jackery SolarSaga 100W Monocrystalline Solar Panel, stay charged with the power of the sun! With a high conversion efficiency of up to 23%, it's ideally suited for outdoor life and even unexpected power outages. The solar panel weighs only 9.1 lbs, it's lightweight, foldable, and portable with an easy-carry handle.





      Specifications of Explorer 500


      Capacity: 518Wh (21.6V, 24Ah)

      Cell Chemistry: Li-ion NMC

      Lifecycle: 500 cycles to 80%+ capacity

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



      AC Output: 110VAC, 60Hz, 500W (1000W Surge)

      USB-A Output: 5V, 2.4A 

      Car Output: 12V, 10A

      DC Output: 12V, 7A

      DC Input: 12V-30V (100W Max)



      AC Adapter: 7.5 Hours

      12V Car Adaptor: 7.5 Hours

      SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel: 9.5 Hours



      Weight: 13.32 lbs (6.04 kg)

      Dimensions (LxWxD): 11.8 x 7.6 x 9.2 in (30.1 x 19.3 x 24.2 cm)

      Operating Usage Temperature: 14-104F (-10-40℃)

      Certification: CEC, DOE, FCC, UL, ROHS, CA Prop 65

      Warranty: 24 Months

      Optional Accessory: Jackery SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel

      Specifications of SolarSaga 100


      Peak Power: 100W

      Cell Efficiency: 23%

      Power Voltage: 18V

      Power Current: 5.55A

      Open Circuit Voltage: 21.6V

      Short Circuit Current:  6A



      USB-A Output: 5V, 2.4A

      USB-C Output: 5V, 3A



      Weight: 10.33 lbs (4.69 kg)

      Dimensions (folded): 24 x 21 x 1.4 in (610 x 535 x 35 mm)

      Dimensions (unfolded): 48 x 21 x 0.2 in (1220 x 535 x 5 mm)

      Operating Usage Temperature: 14-149F (-10-65℃)

      Warranty: 24 Months



      1* SolarSaga 100

      1* User Manual

      In The Box

      Explorer 500

      • 1* Jackery Explorer 500 Portable Power Station (518Wh Portable Power Station)
      • 1* AC Adapter
      • 1* Car Charger Cable
      • 1* User Manual

      SolarSaga 100

      • 1* SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel
      • 1* User Manual




      Jackery Explorer 500 + SolarSaga 100W solar generator is a solar solution that combines Jackery Explorer 500 portable power station with SolarSaga 100W solar panel. It converts sun energy captured by SolarSaga 100W solar panels into electrical power and then stores it in the Explorer 500 portable power station for later use. This solar generator is a reliable and clean power source for campers, RVs, or as an emergency backup if your power goes out.




      • Versatile outdoor power supply: 518Wh/24Ah battery capacity, 500W Rated Power and 1000W Surge Power from the pure-sine wave AC port.
      • All-in-one portable power station: includes three USB ports, AC outlet, and 12V car output. Jackery Explorer 500 provides stable power to mainstream electronics and small appliances, from TVs, projectors to small blenders, etc.
      • Professional MPPT technology provides faster solar recharge rates. The Explorer 500 can be recharged within 9.5 hours by SolarSaga 100W solar panels.
      • Portable and compact:  Weights only 13.32lbs with an easy-carry handle.



            The Explorer 1000 can be fully charged under straight full sun in 9.5 hours by connecting SolarSaga 100W solar panel.

            Solar recharging steps:

            1. Find the DC interface on the back of SolarSaga 100;

            2. Connect the DC interface of SolarSaga 100 with DC input of Explorer 500


            Please Keep the Following in Mind While Solar Recharging:

            1. Recharging time varies depending on location, temperature, weather, etc. Therefore, the actual recharge time may be different.

            2. Keep your portable power station away from heat and direct sunlight to extend its life span during recharging.

            Frequently Asked Questions:

            Q: What devices can Explorer 500 power?

            A: Please note that the AC output port can only charge/power devices that operate at less than 500-Watt. Once exceeding, the Explorer 500 will shut off automatically. Please refer to your device specification before purchase. 

            Q: How to know the working times for my device?

            A: Working time = 500Wh* 0.85 / operating power of your device.

            For reference, assuming the power consumption of your device is 60W (might be a box fan), working time will be 500Wh*0.85/60w=7hrs (rough calculated).

            Please note: actual power consumption varies from different usages, please reach out to

            Q: How long does it take to fully charge this power station?

            A: Within 7.5 hours from an AC wall outlet; Also another two recharge backup choices for your convenience, recharge from carport around 16 hours, and around within 9.5 hours from Jackery Saga 100W solar panel (Sold Separately).

            Q: How do I know if my Explorer 500 is charged?

            A: To check the charge level of the Explorer 500, refer to the LCD Battery Display.

            Q: What type of battery is in an Explorer 500?

            A: Explorer 500 contains a battery pack that consists of an array of cylindrical 18650 lithium-ion battery cells with high energy density.

            Q: Can the Explorer 500 be charged while using?

            A: Yes, you can use the Explorer 500 to charge devices, while it's being re-charged at the same time.

            Q: Is the solar panel waterproof?

            A: The Saga 100W is not waterproof. To maximize the lifespan of the module, Please don’t make it get wet.


            Q: Why the solar can not produce 100W power when charging to Explorer 1000 power station?

            A: As you know, solar panels are affected by many factors, such as the intensity of the light and the angle of the panel put on the ground. 100W is tested in an ideal laboratory. However, the intensity of the light constantly changes. In addition, the angle of the light illuminating the solar panel also changes with the rotation of the sun. Please try to test your solar panel under the full sunlight to see, and make sure there is no shadow cast on the panel.

            Q: How to clean the solar panel surface?

            A: We mentioned this point in the manual. Please use a soft cloth to remove the dust and dirt on the surface. Use a damp cloth to wipe the surface of the solar module to remove any remaining dust or dirt. Any guano or other adhesive should be removed as soon as possible from the solar surface to avoid a reduction in performance.


            Q: Can the solar panel charge smartphones and tablets?

            A: Yes, the 100W solar panel has 1* USB-C(5V,3A) output port and 1* USB-A(5V, 2.4A) output port.

            Specifications BATTERY INFO Capacity: Cell Chemistry: Lifecycle: Management System: 880Wh (21.6V, 40.8Ah) Li-ion NMC 500 cycles to 80%+ capacity BMS, Over Voltage Protection, Short Circuit Protection PORTS AC Output: USB-A Output: Quick Charge 3.0 Output: USB-C Output: Car Output: DC Input: 110VAC, 60Hz, 1000W (2000W Surge Peak) 5V, 2.4A 5-6.5V, 3A / 6.5-9V, 2A / 9-12V, 1.5A 5V, 9V, 12V up to 3A 12V, 10A 12V-30V (163W Max) RECHARGE TIMES AC Adapter: 12V Car Adaptor: SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel: 6.5 Hours 12.5 Hours 6.5 Hours GENERAL Weight: Dimensions (LxWxD): Operating Usage Temperature: Certification: Warranty: Optional Accessory: 21.8 lbs (9.9 kg) 13.1 x 9.2 x 11.1 inches (33.3 x 23.3 x 28.3 cm) 14-104F (-10-40℃) FCC, ROHS, UN38.3 24 Months Jackery SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel

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            Ask a Question
            • Is the battery replacable?

              The battery is not replaceable, if the generator is damaged, we can do a replacement during the warranty period.

            • Can the explorer 500 be charged from a 240V outlet in Europe ? Many thanks

              Our store only sells Jackery products that can only be charged from a US Outlet. You would need to buy the European version for it to work from a 240V outlet.

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