Bluetti’s tough new portable power station resists dust and rain


Bluetti AC240 power station
The new AC240 power station resists dust and water.
Photo: Bluetti

Power products provider Bluetti hopes to keep your outdoor adventures going in all conditions with its latest innovation, the Bluetti AC240 Weatherproof Portable Power Station. It features an IP65 rating for water and dust resistance, a big help for campers, first responders and others caught in the elements.

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Scheduled for launch on April 2, the powerhouse also provides increased power, quicker charging, innovative parallel connection and other improvements over its predecessor.

Bluetti AC240 Weatherproof Portable Power Station

Maybe you’ve been caught without power in a drenching downpour — it’s not fun. But the new Bluetti AC240 Weatherproof Portable Power Station makes weather worries a thing of the past. The water stays out and your power stays on.

Engineered with IP65-rated protection, the AC240 is impervious to dust and resists low-pressure water jets from any angle. It basically laughs at rain.

Plus, it employs patented technology and safeguards. They include independent air ducts, sealed electronic compartments, special drainage, vacuum-coated fans and double-layer protected ports.

But sometimes a little water can sneak in. Even so, don’t worry. The power station’s built-in exhaust fan swiftly expels water, while the heat-dissipation system ensures rapid water evaporation.

Comprehensive outdoor power solution

Bluetti AC 240 power station with mud
Don’t worry, covers help keep mud, dust and water out of ports and so forth.
Photo: Bluetti

Bluetti says the AC240 is your all-in-one power reserve, keeping you connected to the world even when exploring far from the grid. Weighing just 72 pounds (33 kilograms), it takes up the space of a standard microwave oven. So it easily fits in your trunk on your travels.

The station’s impressive 2,400W output can fuel a host of devices including refrigerators, window air conditioners, microwaves, heaters and coffee makers. Its 1,536Wh lithium iron phosphate battery can sustain a 20-cubic-foot fridge for at least one day at 1.2kWh/day. And the power station’s powerlifting mode handles even resistive loads — a hot plate can draw up to 3,600 watts! — so almost no task is too demanding.

Great connectivity

Bluetti power station and batteries in garage
Bluetti’s A240 power station, shown with additional batteries, features plenty of ports and outlets.
Photo: Bluetti

The new weatherproof Bluetti power station’s plethora of outlets and ports includes two standard AC outlets, one NEMA TT-30 port (typically used for recreational vehicles and such), a car outlet, two USB-A ports, two USB-C ports and a 12V/30A RV port. Ideal for RV enthusiasts and boat owners, it seamlessly integrates into off-grid power systems for self-sustained adventures.

And guess what? Expansion batteries give the AC240 even more power. With its rapid 1.1-hour AC charging at 2,400W max while paired with a B210 expansion battery, you’ll always stay ahead of the power curve.

But expansion batteries are only part of the story. For long trips, you can pair the AC240 with Bluetti’s foldable solar panels. They provide 1,200W solar intake for a full recharge in two hours.

Expandable power and uninterrupted backup

Bluetti solar panels with AC240 and pickup truck
Want to go completely off the grid? With solar panels providing juice for AC240, you can.
Photo: Bluetti

With the flexible AC240, you never need to worry about running out of power in the wild. It supports capacity expansion to give you extra juice for power-intensive jobs.

Here’s how:

  • One AC240 can accept up to four B210 packs, 2,150Wh each, for a total capacity of 10,136Wh.
  • These packs also can function independently as water-resistant power banks, with three DC outputs and charging options.

The unit’s responsive uninterruptible power source (UPS) function swiftly detects outages and automatically switches to battery power within 15 milliseconds. So the AC240 system provides a straightforward and robust solution for uninterrupted power supply indoors and out.

Advantages of true parallel power

The AC240’s output is also expandable with a true parallel connection. While conventional “parallel” power products increase output and double voltage simultaneously (e.g., from 120V to 240V), they often limit compatibility with supported appliances.

Not Bluetti’s power station. Its parallel technology lets you link two AC240 units via the Parallel Box P480, delivering a substantial 4,800W output without altering voltage. That’s “a feat unmatched in the industry,” Bluetti says.

And it means you can confidently power large 120V appliances without the hassle of complex manual settings.

Another important thing — this is the first energy storage system that allows parallel connection to the grid while still powering your devices. Output goes down to 4,000W when charging from the grid.

Weatherproof portable power station: Built tough, powered smart

Bluetti AC240 power station powering camping hot plate
Bluetti’s new tough and portable AC240 power station braves the elements while powering your needs
Photo: Bluetti

Bluetti builds the AC240 tough to stand the tests of weather and time. It uses the safest and most reliable lithium iron phosphate batteries around. The battery can achieve up to 100% depth of discharge and maintain 80% of its original capacity even after 3,500 charge cycles, or about 10 years of use.

“Enhanced by the advanced BLUETOPUS AI BMS, an AI-powered battery management system, the AC240 guarantees safe operation, optimal performance and an extended lifespan,” Bluetti says.

Plus, it’s smart. You can use an app to manage power, adjust charging speed, switch UPS modes and more.

AC240 Weatherproof Portable Power Station availability and pricing

Bluetti backs the AC240 with a six-year warranty. You can buy the power station on Bluetti’s website and on Amazon starting April 2.

Exclusive early bird pricing applies to standalone units and bundles with B210 expansion batteries. Additionally, the premium AC240P version, boasting a larger capacity of 1,843Wh and expandability with B210P batteries, will be available.

Where to read more: Bluetti


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