Expandable, replaceable, robust. When it comes to portable battery packs, the Yeti 1250 packs it all. A 1250 Watt-Hour capacity provides the power you need for your remote cabin, research station, or home emergency back-up system. Charge it from your wall outlet, from optional solar panels, or from a 12V socket in your car or truck. The Yeti 1250 provides all the AC & DC outlets you might need.
What Does The Yeti 1250 Power?
Use with USB powered devices, 12V and AC powered devices. The Goal Zero Yeti 1250 is best used with your tablet, laptop, TV and Fridge. The chart below gives approximate power given to the most common devices the Goal Zero Yeti 1250 powers.
Yeti 1250 Features…
From smartphones to refrigerators and everything in between, a gas-free generator for any situation. Silent, safe, and easy to use indoors or out.
- Crank Out Big Power Silently
- Powerful enough to back-up critical appliances – refrigerators and freezers – as well as home health car equipment.
- Safe and Silent
- Charge your Goal Zero Yeti 1250 in silence using the free and clean energy of the sun. You can also charge it from the wall. Either way, there are no worries of toxic fumes or the transportation and storage of fuel.
- Easy to Use
- Multiple ports – DC, USB and AC – make it easy to power all your devices. Activate the ports with one master button and let everyone in the family help themselves.
How Powerful Is The Yeti 1250?
The Goal Zero Yeti 1250 Solar Generator is best used with your larger sized power devices. For example, it can charge a laptop as many as 20 times! Or run a small mini fridge for up to 20 hours.
Due to power losses inherent in providing AC inverter power, it is recommended to use the 12V power ports as your primary outlets, and utilize the AC outlets only when necessary.
What Solar Can Be Added to the Yeti 1250?
While you can use any solar module with the Yeti 1250, we recommend the Goal Zero Boulder series for easy plug & play. Goal Zero recommends staying under 240 Watts total between the Yeti’s two input ports, but the specifications on the Anderson Power Pole input is 20A, and can accommodate as much as 300W.
Here are some options to consider…
Boulder 50 (8mm connector)
Boulder 100 (8mm connector)
Boulder 100 Briefcase (8mm connector)
Boulder 200 Briefcase (Anderson PP connector)
Solar Flex 100E (MC4 connectors)
Dasol 135W (MC4 connectors)
Cables to Make The Solar Connection…
Depending on the solar module you choose, the following cables will get it connected to your Yeti 1250. We’ve noted the connector type for popular modules in the list above.
8mm to Anderson
MC4 to Anderson
Comparing Against The Yeti 1400-Lithium?
Consider that you should never drain a lithium battery below 50% too often, or you will shorten the life of the battery (ie you will approach the stated cycle life). So, these two batteries are effectively a 600 Watt-Hour (Yeti 1250), and a 700 Watt-Hour with reserve (Yeti 1400).
The Yeti 1400 is considerably lighter weight, but cannot be chained like the Yeti 1250 can (out to 3 additional group-31 batteries = 2400 Watt-Hours total storage).
Due to this expandability factor, and the fact that replacement batteries for the 1400 are much more expensive than those for the 1250, if you are using the Yeti in a semi-stationary application, like cottage/cabin/tiny-house solar, or home back-up power, the Yeti 1250 may be the better choice for you.
Yeti 1250 Technical Specifications…
|Charges from the following:||Approx. Charge Time:|
|AC Wall Charger (80W) Included||16-20 hours|
|GOAL ZERO Boulder 30 X 2 (not included)||20-24 hours|
|Car Charger (30W), not Included||40+ hours|
|2 x 8mm Charge Ports||16-20V, 10A max|
|Power Pole Charging Port||16-48V, 20A max|
|(240W max total input between both 8mm and power pole connection)|
|3 x AC standard US outlets 110V AC 60Hz pure-sine wave, 1200W max total continuous, 1500W max short-duration|
|Female 12V port 11-14V, 10A max (120W), unregulated|
|2 x 6mm 12V ports 11-14V, 6A max each (72W), unregulated|
|12V Power Pole port 12-14V, 30A max (360W), unregulated|
|3 x USB ports 5V, 1.5A max (7.5W) each, regulated|
|Battery Type||Lead Acid (AGM)|
|Battery Capacity||1250Wh (12V, 100Ah)|
|Battery voltage range||11-14.8V|
|Life Span||Hundreds of cycles|
|Fuse||200A (4 x 50A fuses in parallel)|
|Inverter||1200W pure-sine wave inverter|
|Charge Controller||20A MPPT|
|Shelf Life||Charge every 3-4 months|
|Chainable||Goal Zero Yeti 1250’s and other 12V AGM batteries|
|Dimensions||16 x 11.5 x 14.5 in|
|Warranty||12 Months (6 Months on Battery)|
|Certifications||CE and FCC|
|Operating Usage Temp.||20-105 F (6-40 C)|
|Optimal Storage Temp.||70 F (21 C)|
|6mm Tool Included|
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