Jackery Explorer 1000 Pro – The Best Solar Generator Just got Better

Jackery has been in the portable power market for years now. Some of their models like Explorer 240, 500 and even 1000 sell like hotcakes. Look at the number of reviews they’ve amassed on Amazon, the highest of any power station brand.

Enough intro, in this review, we are going to see the features of Explorer 1000 Pro, the devices it can power and some comparisons.

Jackery just launched their flagship Explorer 3000 Pro generator which is the biggest of their lineup

Explorer 1000 Pro – In the Box

  • 1* Jackery Explorer 1000 Pro
  • 1* Car Charger Cable
  • 1* AC Charge Cable
  • 1* DC7909 to DC8020 Adapter
  • 1* User Manual


Explorer 1000 Pro looks a lot sleeker and more aesthetic than the previous model. I really like the matte black look.  All the Pro variants feature an aesthetic design. During CES 2023, I spemt a good amount of time exploring Jackery devices at their booth and one thing’s for sure, their build quality is top-notch. Even the cables are rugged and built to last.

Explorer 1000 Pro weighs 25.4 lbs / 11.5 Kg. You may compare Jackery products with other brands and you’ll see how lightweight Jackery power stations are.

Battery & Power

The Explorer 1000 Pro features a 1002Wh battery capacity and 1000W power output. You also have 2000W surge capacity. These metrics are good enough to power most consumer electronics.

The Lithium-ion battery has a lifecycle of 1000 cycles to 80%+ capacity. This is a massive improvement over the old Explorer 1000 model.


Explorer 1000 Pro supports 800W solar input which is great. You can either use fixed panels or a portable panel with it.

Explorer 1000 Pro
Solar panel Supports 800W Max – About 1.8 hours for a full charge
AC adapter/wall outlet 1.8 hours for a full charge
Car charger 12V – 4.37 Hours for a full charge
Optional Accessories Jackery SolarSaga 200W Panel

Jackery SS 80W Panel (Newly released)

Also works with 8*100W panel

Smart Device

This power station can connect to the internet and can be remotely controlled. It supports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Jackery app will let you check the status of the device such as battery level, time, output/inputs etc.

Explorer 1000 Pro features an upgraded display that shows metrics like voltage, frequency, discharge time, wifi, etc.


Appliance & Electronics Explorer 1000 Pro
Laptop 9 times
TV 13 hours
CPAP 80 times
Blender 2 hours
Coffee Maker 1.5 hour
Microwave Oven 1.2 hour
Tower Fan 17 hours
Electric Heater 2.5 hours
Phone 100 charges
Light (5W) 3 days
Instant Pot 0.9 hour

My Thoughts

This is a much-needed upgrade. The battery improvement is all I need to choose this variant. Remember, this is their mid-size power station. 1000W is good for basic use such as emergency power backup for home/office, powering outdoor equipment, road trips, RV, mobile workers, etc.

However, this power station is not suited for power tools, motors and pumps. If you are in need of a high-end solar generator, go with Jackery Explorer 3000 Pro, it is a great product


Besides 1000 Pro, Jackery has just launched their flagship ‘Jackery Solar Generator 3000 Pro’ in Canada

Check out Jackery’s official website:  https://bit.ly/3Lyo2jP. You can get 2 additional years warranty if you buy on their official website

Use coupon ‘CA-3000Pro-Blog to enjoy an early sale discount of 399 CAD on Explorer 3000 Pro and 499 CAD on the bundle– Solar Generator 3000 Pro (valid till May 26th)

Jackery CA has same discount on their CA Amazon store as well (valid till May 16th)


  • 1000W Power Capacity
  • 2000W Surge
  • 1024 watt-hour battery
  • Weighs 25.4 lbs / 11.5 Kg
  • 8 output ports (simultaneous operation)
  • Lithium-ion battery with 1000 cycles to 80%+ capacity
  • Smartphone app
  • 5-year warranty

Editor's Rating
4.8 / 5 Ratings

Editor's QuoteExplorer 1000 Pro is a mid sized solar generator perfect for hobbysts, travelers and mobile workers
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