BLUETTI AC500 vs. AC300: What's Changed?

Release date Apr. 28, 2023, 10:00 pm EDT
Sydney, Australia
BLUETTI AC500 vs. AC300: What's Changed?
AC500 vs. AC300

The BLUETTI AC500, an upgrade to the classic model AC300, debuted on Indiegogo and achieved remarkable success. It raised over $12 million in two months, breaking the world record for any portable power station fundraising event.

Comparison of AC300 & AC500

Model

AC300

AC500

Rated Power

3,000W

5,000W

Scalability

Up to 4*B300

Up to 6* B300S or 4*B300

Max. Input (AC+PV)

5,400W

8,000W

Max. AC Input

3,000W

5,000W (at least 2*B300S)

Max. Solar Input

2,400W

3,000W

Smart App Control

Price

Start with $5,598

Start with $6,499

Warranty

4-Year

  • Same Size, Different Energy

AC300 boasts a 3,000W output power, while AC500 has raised to 5,000W. The AC300 can work with up to 4 B300s to reach 12,288Wh capacity, whereas the AC500 can support up to 6 x B300S for 18,432Wh or 4 x B300 for 12,288Wh.

  • Unrivaled Charging Speed

AC300 features up to 5,400W input rate via AC outlet and solar panels simultaneously. However, the AC500 takes this a step further - 8,000W! An AC500 + 2 x B300S system 0-80% recharging takes 40 minutes.

  • Endless Solar Energy

The AC300 system can support a maximum solar input of 2,400W, while 3,000W for AC500. They can deliver constant power to devices or store any excess energy in their batteries for later use. Numerous solar panels, including the BLUETTI PV200, PV350, and PV420, can be used for efficient charging.

  • Upgraded Battery Pack

The B300S is designed with an intelligent self-heating capability to heat up responsively even when the ambient temperature is as low as -20℃, ensuring that the AC500 system operates smoothly during winter.

  • Friendly to B300 Users

The AC500 is compatible with B300 and B300S, so the AC300 owners can gain 170% power by purchasing an AC500 instead of replacing the entire system. They can also be mixed in an AC500 system (up to 4 packs in total).

  • Is AC300 still worth it?

When considering the price difference of up to $999, the AC300 may be a more budget-friendly option for users who don't require extreme performance. Yet, the AC500 would be a better choice for those living in colder areas, as it offers higher power and more efficient charge/discharge rates.


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