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Brigada: Adventures in Marogondon, Cavite



I was a guest and co-host for this segment of Brigada to feature Maragondon as the next travel and adventure destination near Manila. Go watch and discover what the town can offer for tourism.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Unboxing: Promate 240 Indoor Power Station (portable generator)

Promate 240 portable battery generator

We’re unboxing today a portable indoor power station that can power up your home and outdoor living. The Promate 240 Indoor Power Station with 400W power is your modern electric inverter that is powered by a lead acid battery, it’s a built in- all in one package, its portable, lightweight and you can carry it anytime and anywhere when you go.

Back in the 90’s we use a separate inverter box to connect and convert electricity from a lead acid battery, it was very bulky and hard to maintain because the acid battery always burn and melt the copper clip of our inverter, we charge it everyday and use it whenever there’s a rotating brownout or blackout. Im glad that the Power Asia Pacific Inc. developed a much modern and convenient portable generator that can power our devices anytime and anywhere.

The Promate 240 Indoor Power Station is a more convenient version and also upgraded version of the old inverter, they fused the battery and the inverter into a one rig, it also features power display and a series of sockets for ordinary electric plug, USB and also it can jump start your car.

The Promate 240 Indoor Power Station can charge via electric for 12 hours OR charge it via solar, if you have a solar panel at home.

Promate 240 is best to use to charge and power these devices:
- smartphones
- tablets
- power banks
- laptops
- LED light
- electric fan
- camera battery
- charge lithium batteries
- USB devices

This item is available in Ace Hardware stores, Handyman and other hardware shops.
Or you can place an order here via http://powertechasiapacific.com/shop/promate-240/

TECH SPECS OF PROMATE 240

224AH sealed lead acid battery
1 Duplex 400 watts 220V AC outlet
Solar Charging port
Digital Display for battery voltage, power output, frequency and wattage
AC and Car Charging port
12V DC power outlet
Dimensions (cm) 36.5 x 32 x 37
Gross weight: 13kg
Flip up LED Light

Features:
Indoor use
Silent
Lightweight
Ideal for brownouts/blackouts
Ease of Use
Car Jump starter
Flip up LED light

SRP - Php 9, 999


Promate 240 portable battery generator

Lets check the box of this Promate 240 Indoor Power Station
The pic shows that they plugged their laptop and smartphones

Promate 240 portable battery generator

3 kinds of charging your Promate 240
1. Solar power charging
2. AC charging
3. Vehicle charging

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Diagram of the onboard controls and display of Promate 240

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Car battery terminal features

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Added one paper manual

Promate 240 portable battery generator

How to operate it


Promate 240 portable battery generator

Out of the box
- it looks heavy….but you can carry it with one hand.

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Here’s the Promate 240 Indoor Power Station
- it looks like those big diesel powered generator.


Promate 240 portable battery generator

Warranty card


Promate 240 portable battery generator

Owner’s manual
Yup…I read the manual first before I operate this Promate 240 Indoor Power Station

Promate 240 portable battery generator

AC Adaptor for the wall charging
1st charge – 16 hours
2nd and normal charge – 12 hours

That’s the charging time you need to power up a 400W battery

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Promate 240 Indoor Power Station

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Controls, display and sockets

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Top view

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Back view

Promate 240 portable battery generator

That’s the plugs where you will attach the clip cable to jump start your car


Promate 240 portable battery generator

A close up look of the bolt at the handle of Promate 240 Indoor Power Station
The body is hard and it shielded well the battery inside

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Car battery jumper series

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Flip up LED light is included, you can use this in time for black out emergency


Promate 240 portable battery generator

At the top of the Promate 240 Indoor Power Station, you can find a compartment that houses the car charger and jump starter clip


Promate 240 portable battery generator

A note to yourself

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Lets power it up!

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Now charging my smartphone via Promate 240 Indoor Power Station

Promate 240 portable battery generator

According to the display, the Promate 240 Indoor Power Station has stored 226 VAC or Voltage output

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Close up look of my smartphone charging rapidly

Promate 240 portable battery generator

12.8 VDC or Battery Voltage display
It means that there’s enough power to charge my devices.
Lower than 12 VDC is a sign that I need to recharge the Promate 240 Indoor Power Station

Promate 240 portable battery generator

Now I charge my power bank too. Im stating to love this new tech item of the day!

Watch out for my full review in the next few days here in my blog.



PROMATE GENERATORS PHILIPPINES
https://www.facebook.com/PromatePH/
http://www.promate.com.ph/

The blogger

Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, PBNetwork PH, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collects Transformers toys.


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