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3.0 out of 5 starsseemingly Loses charge.
Reviewed in the United States 🇺🇸 on May 26, 2023
fits in the notch of a steamdeck case.
click the button a bunch, or hold it. There's a monster in there.
Display is nice. It's a decent size and very dense.
Seeing output lets you keep any eye on your cable quality and performance.
It didn't seem to get very hot even at high input/output.
Seems like it loses SOC just sitting there overnight. Makes me feel like I need to test it's capacity and/or try to figure out what's going on. It was at 100%, now it's at 94%, and it has done nothing but sit for day or two. I don't want to troubleshoot a battery bank.
Takes a while to turn on when you tap the button. There isn't a physical reset button that I've seen, but it's also never locked up or anything.
I've had a UVP error a few times. I think while attempting to charge it. So it seems more picky than any usb-c bank I've used.
There is no hope in taking it apart to refresh the batteries when it gets old. So it'll be ewaste someday.
I'm returning it. Mainly because it looses charge, and because I don't think I'll ever be able to repair it once it's outside of warranty. The software seems possibly a little buggy and a little too drainy.
It's worth mentioning I have a sharegeek storm 2. I hated it at first because twice, it locked up. Also the company snail mailed me and offered money for a 5 star review..... which I reported. However on sale it was a little more than this, and after a year, I can say it's been my favorite and most used battery bank. I've had to reset it twice. And the display isn't as good (reading the tiny battery SOC is hard). But functionally it's been useful and great overall. I'm also still bitter with anker, because recently it seems they are more interested in marketing, and their offerings are just too unfocused. There are so many products..... I would prefer less products and longer life/support. I'm also still bitter for having purchased a 757 from them :) Which isn't an ups.... So take my review with a grain of salt. But these days, I don't want things, that can't live beyond their intended life span. Old battery banks I've refreshed. Though most have never needed it, it's nicer not to toss things. I for sure don't want to toss things because of software :/ I think in this case, with my limited exposure to this device, I'm not convinced. Perhaps if it wasn't snapped together and could be taken apart non destructively, I'd have given it to my mom. Buuuuut I'm going to get my money back instead. I've seen some people mention they've received poor support for this device. Only available via email. Again, I feel I should trouble shoot/validate mine, and I don't wanna.