Jackery has been making large solar generators for a while now, and each one has improved upon its predecessors in one way or another. The Jackery Explorer 1500 is the latest big solar generator from the company and features many upgrades that make it even more helpful at home, as well as out and about.
We took a deep dive with Explorer 1500 in two distinct parts of the United States; the east coast in New Jersey and the west coast desert of Southern California. Each offers a different look at how this monster battery and 400w of solar cells can make a difference in your home.
Jackery Explorer 1500 solar generator
Bottom line: The Jackery 1500 is a solar generator that can handle any job you can throw at it. From charging your iPhone while camping to running your fridge in a power cut, the Explorer 1500 can do it all.
- Can power home appliances
- Four separate solar panels for ease of use
- A massive 1500W/h battery
- One less USB than previous generations
- Extremely heavy
Jackery Explorer 1500 solar generator: Price and availability
The Explorer 1500 solar bundle comes with the generator itself and four SolarSaga 100w solar panels. When purchased separately, each panel costs $300, so buying the bundle saves you a few hundred dollars. The 1500 is much sought after, and while the stock on Amazon does fluctuate, the inventory at Jackery does