The Yeti 500X Lithium Battery Pack by Goal Zero is one of the new Yeti series of power packs designed for outdoor recreation & emergency preparedness. Keep all your small to medium size devices and appliances charged with the Yeti 500X Portable Power Station. Designed to pack 20% more power into a 20% smaller and lighter shell than its predecessor, the 500X is perfect for longer camping trips, backyard parties, or on-the-go power in case of an emergency.
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Yeti 500X Highlights
Power A Wide Range of Devices
Yeti 500X is equipped with four different port options: 120V Houshold AC, 12V, and 60W USB-C PD. These ports provide the means to power everything from phones to portable fridges.
High-Speed Charging Solution
Equipped with the latest charging technology, including a high-speed Power Delivery port capable of charging USB-C laptops, tablets, mirrorless cameras, and phones in a fraction of the time.
Experience Unlimited Power
Charge the Yeti 500X from the sun with Goal Zero portable solar panels, and many other brands, while away from the grid. Keep it topped off from a wall outlet when you’re home. The built-in MPPT charge controller ensures you’re getting the most efficient solar charge possible.
How Much Power Does It Hold?
Keep all your small to medium devices and appliances charged with the Yeti 500X
Light-A-Life 350: 80 Hours
Camera: 70 Recharges
Phones: 40 Recharges
Tablet: 10 Recharges
Laptops: 8 Rechages
Medical devices (cpap): 10 Hours
Pellet grills: 9 Hours
TV’s: 3 Hours
Charging from Solar
At 500 Watt-Hours, the Yeti 500X will require more than 200W of solar in order to recharge it from an 80% depth of discharge during a single typical summer day. By the math, this means that a 20W solar panel will only fare 10% as well.
As always, we recommend planning your solar system according to your consumption. Add-up all your appliances & tech that you need to keep operating, calculate the solar that will be able to keep-up with this demand, and then use the Yeti 500X as the gas tank that does the energy delivery & gets you through days of lower sunlight.
Can you use non-Goal Zero solar panels?
Absolutely! Goal Zero modules are very nice, but there are a lot of options out there.
But, you may need to do a little bit of connector translation in order to get your solar panels to connect to the Yeti. That’s one of our specialties!
We have options for any solar panel connection to the Yeti 500X’s 8mm input port : SAE to 8mm, MC4 to 8mm, Anderson to 8mm, Weatherpack (Powerfilm) to 8mm, plus custom options.
Yeti 500X Technical Specifications
USB port (Output): 5V, up to 2.4A (12W max), regulated
USB-C port (Output): 5/9V, up to 3.0A (18W max), Regulated
USB-C PD port (Input/ Output): 5-20V, up to 3.0A (60W max), Regulated
6mm port (Output, 6mm): 12V, up to 10A (120W max)
12V car port (Output): 12V, up to 10A (120W max), Regulated
120V AC Inverter: 120VAC 60Hz, 2.5A (300W, 600W surge)(output, pure sine wave)
Charging port (input, 8mm): 13-22V, up to 10A (120W max)
Cell chemistry: Li-ion NMC
Pack capacity: 505Wh (10.8V, 46.8Ah)
Lifecycles: 500 Cycles to 80% capacity (Discharge rate: 0.2C, Full charge/discharge, Temp: 25C)
Shelf-life: Charge every 3-6 months
Management system: ‘MPPT’ charge controller, low battery protection
Product SKU: 36100
Weight: 12.9 lbs (5.85 kg)
Dimensions: 7.5 x 11.25 x 5.8 in (19.05 x 28.58 x 14.73 cm)
Operating usage temp.: 32-104 F (0-40 C)
Warranty: 24 months
What Solar Panels To Use…
You’ll be frustrated with slow charging rates if you use anything smaller than 100W with this battery unit.
Boulder 100 Briefcase
Boulder 200 Briefcase(note that the Yeti’s input charge controller will clip any excess input power beyond the 160W spec, but 200W will provide more charging power in the sub-maximal times of day and year).