Xantrex Xpower 1500 Review
Intermittent power supply is one of the reasons why our essential appliances won’t last long. Xantrex Xpower 1500 is your practical solution for any power failure. The very compact machine can supply up to 3,500 watt household device – microwave, TV, refrigerator, radio, laptop and lights. Xantrex Xpower 1500 works well in small appliances that have 1,500 watt output but it is not suitable for heavy construction equipment.
The Xantrex Xpower 1500 is designed to have 1,500 watt inverter and 60 amp/hr AGM battery, with no noise at all and safe to use. With its AGM battery that is tightly sealed and packed you are certain of zero liquid spill even if you overcharge the battery. AGM battery is guaranteed to put up with shock and strong vibration, making the Xantrex Xpower 1500 durable.
Xantrex Xpower 1500 Features at a Glance
- Supplies up to 1,500 watt household electricity
- 1,500 watt inverter and 60Ah AGM battery
- AC and DC plug included.
- Portable, wheeled design.
- Excellent alternative to generators
Benefits of Owning Xantrex Xpower 1500 Power
Easy to setup and Operation.
The Xantrex Xpower 1500 has a user-friendly designed that is clear, concise and easy to follow diagrams. It has a battery pack that has an AC panel with two regular outlets and a DC power that is suitable for 12 volts gadgets. These power reservoirs are essential components of the cart. The trolley-liked design is convenient for immediate transfer who requires no effort at all.
Low Maintenance and Convenient Battery Charging
With the Xantrex Xpower 1500 at hand, you wouldn’t worry much on the maintenance. It is built with an AGM battery which can last for years saving you extra money. The machine’s battery can be efficiently be charged in the comforts of your home up to 15 hours or right in your car or trailer for eight hours. The built in battery indicator allows you to check the battery level from time to time. Once fully charged, the Xantrex Xpower 1500 can continuously give you hours of power.
Once the machine is for storage, you wouldn’t need extra space just to protect the machine. The Xantrex Xpower 1500 has the following dimension; 14.8×15.6 x 12.3 inches and weighs around 30 kilos. The padded handle can be easily dismantled to fit the machine into snug places.
Pros and Cons of owning Xantrex Xpower 1500
- Better alternative to a generator
- It gives sufficient power supply to important household appliances.
- It easily recharged.
- Lightweight easy to transfer
- Ergonomic padded handled grip.
- Easy to follow setup diagram
- No harmful fumes emitted.
- Not ideal for heavy power supply and warming
- Limited 1-year warranty.
Since its market launch, the Xantrex Xpower 1500 was given a total of 52 reviews and counting with an average 3.6 rating out of 5.
“I used this with a 6 amp Milwaukee fullsize, and 6 amp Dewalt full size portable bandsaw removing 1″-2″ pipe from the ceiling in a scissor lift for about half a day. It is so nice not having to pull an extension chord around.” Ripoff
“Purchased this at a Super Reduced Price for what they were selling for everywhere else. It charged well…..in a couple of hours shorter than the Max time to fully charge. Used it with a Fan and Lamp so far. Worked fine. However, when I received it, the Date of Manufacture was sometime in 2005.” Don
OVERALL VERDICT: Rating: ★★★½☆
While some customers appreciated the product for all its worth, they are others that were dismayed by its performance. The main problem lies on the battery life, so when you buy Xantrex Xpower 1500, make sure you have the latest year to void non-charging of battery’s issues.