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Updated | IMMOTOR BAY portable power station is lighter device with 100 W fast charging ability

The IMMOTOR BAY500 power station weighs 11 lbs (~5.0 kg). (Image source: IMMOTOR BAY)
The IMMOTOR BAY500 power station weighs 11 lbs (~5.0 kg). (Image source: IMMOTOR BAY)
The IMMOTOR BAY power station is a new portable power station with various colorful cases. The device is available in 543 Wh and 1,023 Wh versions, with a maximum power output of 100 W and PD fast charging support. Plus, the gadgets are lightweight; the BAY500 weighs 15 lbs (~6.8 kg), and the BAY1000 weighs 24 lbs (~11 kg). Update: Amended product weighs, charging times and capacities.

The IMMOTOR BAY power station is a new portable device, available in 1,023 Wh and 543 Wh models. The power banks use lithium-ion batteries, providing up to 100 W of power via various ports. Outputs include 100 W TYPE-C, USB-A, AC and DC ports and a wireless charging pad, allowing you to charge several devices simultaneously.

With a maximum 300 W fast charging, you can fully recharge the BAY500 in under 1.8 hours, and the BAY1000 can be fully recharged in 1.3 hours with 1000 W AC charging. Alternatively, you can use solar panels to charge the gadget; IMMOTOR claims its MPPT system increases energy efficiency by 30%. You can connect to the BAY power stations via Bluetooth to view real-time charging information in a smartphone app. The app can also be used to control an ambient light built into the front of the device, choosing from various color options.

The BAY500 weighs 15 lbs (~6.8 kg), while the BAY1000 clocks in at 24 lbs (~11 kg). The gadgets are available in a range of magnetic shell cover colors and patterns, with a leather carry handle. You can currently pre-order the IMMOTOR BAY500 and BAY1000 power stations via the company’s online store for US$389 and US$889, respectively. You will need to pay a US$10 deposit to lock in this price; the gadgets are expected to retail for US$569 and US$1,299 in the future. An Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for the devices is expected to launch on September 27th, though the various pledge levels are unknown.

Update

Amended weights, charging times and capacities.

The IMMOTOR BAY Series Power Station. (Image source: IMMOTOR BAY)
The IMMOTOR BAY Series Power Station. (Image source: IMMOTOR BAY)

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Polly Allcock, 2022-09-19 (Update: 2022-10-20)