EcoFlow RIVER Pro Review: More Power, Faster Charging, and UPS Functionality

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EcoFlow RIVER Pro Review: More Power, Faster Charging, and UPS Functionality
EcoFlow RIVER Pro Review: More Power, Faster Charging, and UPS Functionality


Efficient and Reliable: EcoFlow RIVER Pro Review

Uninterrupted Power Supply for Outdoor Adventures

The EcoFlow RIVER Pro is a portable power station designed for adventurers and digital nomads. It’s designed for ease of use, requiring no technical skills or experience. Whether you’re camping, hiking, or traveling, the RIVER Pro ensures you have a reliable and uninterrupted power supply. With a massive 720Wh capacity, it can charge multiple devices simultaneously, including laptops, phones, and cameras.

The RIVER Pro’s powerful inverter delivers pure sine wave AC power. This works great to safely power devices like phones, laptops, CPAP machines, and rechargeable camping lanterns, and can also support larger appliances for short periods of time. Its modular design makes it easy to expand the power supply with an expansion battery, giving you even more power for your adventures.

EcoFlow RIVER Pro Review

In my opinion, the EcoFlow RIVER Pro strikes a perfect balance between power and portability. Weighing only 16.8 lbs, with an impressive 720Wh of capacity, it’s easy to transport in your car and powerful enough to sustain a weekend of camping. 

The device’s ergonomic handle makes it easy to carry around, and it offers ten charging ports, including (3) regular AC outlets, (1) USB-C port, (3) USB-A ports (one of which is for fast charging), and DC/12v outlets. The regular AC output is 600W, which can be boosted to 1800W – what the company calls ‘X-boost’ – for short periods.

The EcoFlow RIVER Pro is a part of the River range and is also designed to be expandable. When you purchase an add-on battery, the device’s battery capacity doubles to 1440wh.

Advanced Technology for Optimal Performance

The RIVER Pro is equipped with technology that enhances its performance. This includes a smart MPPT controller that optimizes its solar charging performance, allowing you to charge devices quickly and efficiently with sunlight. Additionally, it features a powerful battery management system that ensures its longevity and protects it from overcharging, overcurrent, and short-circuiting.

EcoFlow RIVER Pro Features: 

  • CAPACITY: 720Wh, expandable to 1440Wh when you purchase a River Pro add-on battery.
  • OUTPUT: AC output is 600W, which can be boosted to 1800W for short periods. 
  • LIFE CYCLE: 3,500 charges / 10 years of daily use.
  • INVERTER: Pure Sine Wave
  • WARRANTY: 5 years
  • BATTERY TYPE: LifePo Lithium Battery. The LFP battery chemistry provides a longer lifespan and higher levels of safety, efficiency, and dependability, even under high temperatures.
  • PORTS:
    • 10 total
    • (3) AC
    • (2) USB A
    • (1) USB A Fast Charge
    • (1) USB C
    • (1) DC/12V
    • (1) Car Power
  • Fast charging: Charge from an AC wall outlet from empty to 80% in around an hour.
  • Expandable capacity: 
  • Device monitoring: Like the Delta Pro, you can monitor the device using the Ecoflow app and a wi-fi connection.
  • Ecoflow accessories for the River Pro include external solar panels and add-ons expansion batteries
  • The 160W portable and foldable solar panel from Ecoflow allow the power station to charge from 0% to 100% in four hours with bright sunlight.
  • Compared to gas-powered generators, the Ecoflow River Pro is quieter, cheaper, and more sustainable, with the added advantage of being portable and safe to use inside tents and campervans.

Note: The RIVER Series portable power station AC charging cables should not be used on DELTA series power stations to prevent damage and void warranty.

Can EcoFlow River Pro power a refrigerator?

Yes, the EcoFlow RIVER Pro portable power station can power a full-size refrigerator, which typically have  wattage between 100W and 400W. With an 800W output and X-Boost mode, the RIVER 2 Pro can power most essential appliances and high-wattage appliances that demand up to 1600W. You can check out a demonstration of this by TJ Ferreira on YouTube.

Is EcoFlow River Pro waterproof?

EcoFlow’s solar panels are designed with a waterproof ETFE layer to protect them from the elements, allowing them to be used in all types of weather.

Can EcoFlow use any solar panel?

Because of the integrated MPPT controller, EcoFlow power stations can work with any solar panel. However, EcoFlow recommends that you use EcoFlow solar panels.

Can EcoFlow River Pro power a tv?

Yes, the EcoFlow RIVER 2 Series can power a tv with 600W or less. Additionally, the RIVER 2 has a feature called X-Boost that allows it to power devices that are up to 1800W.

How long does it take to recharge EcoFlow River Pro?

The River Pro can charge to 80% using an AC adapter in less than 1 hour, and 100% in 4 hours using solar.

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