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Goal Zero Yeti 500X Portable Power Station: Reviewed

    Release Your Inner Yeti and Go Off-Grid With This Super Versatile Power Station

    Have you ever dreamed of living the wild and solitary life of the Yeti of Himalayan folklore? Yes? Fantastic; I knew I wasn’t the only one, and it just so happens that stalwarts of the green power industry, Goal Zero, have been making the power supplies capable of turning our dream into a reality for years now.One of their most popular power stations, I instantly gravitated towards the 500X, and having spent a fair while with it now, I’m happy to report my findings to all my fellow Yetis!

    The Yeti 500X Portable Power Station at a Glance

    The 500X offers tons of power while still retaining some semblance of true portability (the next Yeti in line is the monster 40lbs 1000).Goal Zero claims it has a much quicker charge time than even some smaller Yeti units, making the 500X a sensible option all-round.

    Yeti 500X – Essential Specs

    • Dimensions: 7.5” x 11.25” x 5.8”
    • Weight: 12.9lbs (5.85kg)
    • Watt Hours: 505
    • Operating Temperatures: 32-104°F (0-40°C)
    • Ports: 7 (including 3 USB)
    • Battery: Lithium-Ion

    Yeti 500X – Pros & Cons


    • Silent
    • Emission-free
    • Solar-optimized
    • Extra-fast Power Delivery USB
    • Durable
    • Portable


    • Price
    • Long charge time (sometimes)

    Where Can You Buy a Goal Zero Yeti 500X Portable Power Station?

    If my review’s got you more psyched for the Yeti 500X than ever, feel free to check prices here.

    Yeti 500X Portable Power Station – Review