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EcoFlow RIVER 2 Max Portable Power Station
R 12,999.00 ZAR

EcoFlow RIVER 2 Max Portable Power Station

Regular price R 12,999.00 ZAR
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This portable power station is equipped with South African standard plugs.

• Charge 0-100% in only 60 mins
• Safe and reliable for 10 years of use
• Charge without limits
• Run up to 80% of essential appliances
• Grab-and-go-power
• Essential home backup with a 30ms switch-over mode
• Power at your fingertips
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Power. Never Been This Easy

Charge 0-100% in 1 Hour

Fastest charging speeds ever.

RIVER 2 Max beats the industry charging speed standard, fully charging in only 60 minutes. That's 5x faster than other portable power stations on the market and 38% quicker than previous generations. Fully charge RIVER 2 Max while you pack your bags, so you'll always be ready for a last-minute trip.

LiFePO4 Battery Chemistry

Safe, for up to 10 years of use.

With upgraded long-lasting LFP battery chemistry at its core, charge and empty RIVER 2 Series over 3000 times. That's pretty much 10 years of everyday use1 and 6x longer than the industry average. With LFP cells, RIVER 2 Series is safe, durable, and highly efficient, even in warm temperatures.

5-year Warranty

With one of the most extended warranties in the industry, we go the extra mile to give you peace of mind.

Smart Battery Protection System

Our state-of-the-art Battery Management System (BMS) constantly monitors the voltage, current, and temperature of RIVER 2 Series with multiple aspects of protection, extending its life to the max.2

4 Ways to Charge

Charge anywhere.

With 4 different ways to top up the RIVER 2 Series, there's a recharge option no matter what.3 From fast AC to in-car charging when you're on the go.

AC ChargingCar ChargingSolar ChargingUSB-C Charging
AC ChargingCar Charging
Solar ChargingUSB-C Charging

Why not harness renewable energy while you camp or head off on a trip? Plug in a couple of portable solar panels to fully recharge off-grid in as fast as 3 hours.

X-Boost Up to 1000W

Small size. Big power.

RIVER 2 Max has an AC output of up to 500W. Need to power a vacuum cleaner or sandwich maker? Crank it up to 1000W with X-Boost mode to run up to 80% of essential appliances.

Lightweight at only 6 kg

With a compact portable design, taking travel-friendly power off-grid has never been this easy. With a light-weight that's 22% lighter than the previous generation, RIVER 2 Max is ready to power all your outdoorsy escapades, from boondocking to BBQs at the beach.

<30ms EPS Auto-switch

Ultra-fast home backup switchover.

With a switchover speed of less than 30ms, you won't even know the power was down. Use RIVER 2 Series as an emergency power supply for overnight outages to keep essentials running from a light to your fish tank.

EcoFlow App

Control at your fingertips.

Use the EcoFlow app to control and monitor RIVER 2, even from afar. View charging levels, customize settings, and adjust charging speeds, all from the convenience of your phone.
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Power. Anywhere. Anytime.

What's in the box

1. RIVER 2 Max2. AC Charging Cable3. Car Charging Cable4. DC5521 Connection Cable5. Quick Start Guide




Net Weight

Approximately 6kg


270 x 260 x 196mm

AC Input

220-240V~ 50Hz/60Hz, 660W Max

Solar Input

11-50V 13A, 220W Max

Car Input

12V/24V, 8A, 100W Max

USB-C Input/Output

5/9/12/15/20V, 5A, 100W Max

DC Output

12.6V, 10A/3A/3A, 126W Max

USB-A Output

5V, 2.4A, 12W Max

AC Output

Pure Sine Wave, 500W total (surge 1000W), 230V ~ 50Hz/60Hz

Cell Chemistry


Cycle Life

80%+ capacity after 3000 cycles

Discharge Temperature

-10°C to 45°C

Charge Temperature

0°C to 45°C

Optimal Operating Temperature

20°C to 30°C

Storage Temperature

-10°C to 45°C (20°C to 30°C is best)

DC5521 Output

12.6V, 3A, 36W Max

App Control

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

1. Using RIVER 2 Max six times a week, 3000 full 100% cycles will last 9.6 years until it drops to 80%.
2. BMS includes over-voltage, overloading, over-temperature, short circuit, low-temperature, low voltage, and overcurrent.
3. When charging and discharging at high wattage, RIVER 2 Max may make a noise up to 62db.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
James Allens

Is there an agency in George Western Cape?

Next level emergency power in a compact but high tech package

Anyone that gives this product a bad review just does not know what they are buying and how to size their energy requirement. They also have no idea what comparative products are like.

In terms of similar competition (Gizzu, Bluetti, jackberry, magneto etc) this blows them all out of the water.

Most of the others use lithium ion and not lithium ion phosphate which has a much higher recharge cycle rate. (ie 3000 Cycles vs only 800) ie: 4x the lifespan.

Only the Bluetti also has lifepo4 batteries and even has a model with UPS mode. However not true bypass and charge from the reviews I've seen.

I researched the heck out of all of these before settling on this for my 80year old parents. I needed something that will just work without any manual intervention and maintenance etc. True plug, play & forget!

The river 2 max has lifepo4 batteries. (the best you can get). It runs quiet, it runs cool. (super soft fan) It charges while it's providing pass through power when the mains is on. I don't think any of the competition does this effectively.

Most of the other brands you have to plug the devices in only when the power drops. (not ups)

The river 2 max however has auto switch over ups functionality for those loadshedding moments when you need to keep things on and working when Eskom just can't.

In terms of sizing... I keep my parents wifi, 32inch TV and dstv decoder going for over 5 hours. I have not had to test the limits yet but the app and onscreen display tell you how long on current load it can go.

Recharge time is lightning fast also. So it will be effective for stage and 6 loadshedding as it will recharge to full between outages no problem.

I've brought it with me on holiday for 2 weeks as the guest houses I'm staying in don't have emergency power that I'm aware of and so far it seems able to keep a 65 inch and a fewnother low power items like modems and routers etc going for more than a full session of load shedding.

I'd recommend getting the Delta 2 for double the capacity if you are planning to do more than I've mentioned above.

Most of the aforementioned brands from provide some but not all of the functionality as the eco river 2. It does everything we need in ZA re emergency power and UPS functionality.

Also bear in mind that this item is/was actually designed for camping. Not for Eskom loadshedding.... But it works great for us too.

The on-screen info, android app, lifepo4 batteries, ups function and bypass power while charging puts it far above the competition.

Yes it's double the price of the competition, however in this case you really do get what you pay for!

Also a 5 year warranty!

I ordered mine from a 3rd part supplier not direct from ecoflow so I cannot comment re buffalo courier etc.

There are plenty of indepth youtube reviews on this. Watch them!

I will definitely be getting another one these in the near future!