The KEUTEK Difference: Unparalleled Quality and American Values

The KEUTEK Difference: Unparalleled Quality and Safety

In an era where consumer electronics are everywhere, KEUTEK is a brand that stands tall in this cluttered market, offering not just a product, but a commitment to unparalleled quality, safety and American values. Here's what sets us apart.

Portable Solar Power Bank 26800mAh - 99Wh Fast Charger | KEUTEK

Portable Solar Power Bank 26800mAh - 99Wh Fast Charger

Lithium Polymer (Li-Po) battery. PD fast charging. Holds up to 8 days of reliable power on a single charge. Boasts a charging speed 50% faster than ordinary portable chargers.

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An American Enterprise

An American Enterprise | KEUTEK

From left to right: Founder, Eric Henrickson | VP Customer Care, Shanna Klooster | National Account Manager, Tim Charron

KEUTEK's roots are deeply embedded in American soil. Product development and customer support are handled at our main facility in Grand Rapids, Michigan, while final packaging and shipping are managed from our Chicago, Illinois, facility. Although it's a common industry practice to source certain components from abroad (a norm even giants like Apple follow) it's noteworthy that every other facet of KEUTEK's product lifecycle, from design to delivery, is proudly executed in the U.S. When you choose KEUTEK, you're not just buying a product; you're supporting an American dream and the livelihoods of its workforce. Learn more about KEUTEK's journey here.

No Compromises on Quality

No Compromises on Quality | KEUTEK

In a market crowded with countless power banks, KEUTEK stands out from other brands due to our commitment to superior materials and advanced safety features. This dedication is evident in our use of first-rate components and electronic circuits to ensure the pinnacle of quality and safety standards.

No Compromises on Quality | KEUTEK

Advanced Features:

  • Adaptive SmartChip technology that throttles charging output intelligently to the most suitable current based on your device type.
  • Integrated IC charging protection that further shields your device from potential risks such as overheating, overcharging, and excessive current flow.
  • Power Delivery (PD) fast charging that decreases conversion loss during charging and ensures the charge is more efficient. When the charge is more efficient, less heat is produced, and when less heat is produced, a battery’s lifespan increases.

Most crucially, each KEUTEK power bank is backed by our industry-leading lifetime warranty and certified to meet CE, FCC, RoHS, MSDS, and UN38.3 standards and regulations, making it one of the highest-quality, best-performing, and safest power banks in the world.

Quality Over Cost 

The disparity in pricing between cheap power banks and the premium power banks crafted by KEUTEK can largely be attributed to the quality of the materials we use.

KEUTEK invests in high-caliber lithium polymer (Li-Po) batteries, known for their safety, durability and extensive lifespan, supporting over 1000 charging cycles. These batteries are 2x the cost to produce but ensure a 10x longer product life. Conversely, many low cost power banks use cheaper lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, which degrade after around 100 charging cycles, reflecting their lower price point.

The Reality of Overstated Power Bank Capacities

A common practice among some manufacturers is overstating capacity to keep costs low and profits high. As a result, some power banks advertised online boast capacities of 20,000mAh and even 50,000mAh; however, in reality, they often contain only a small fraction of that battery capacity.

The Reality of Overstated Power Bank Capacities | KEUTEK

10,000mAh rechargeable lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery pack, the same type found in most high-end power banks.

To help put this into perspective, a single 10,000mAh battery pack, like the one shown in the image above, measures 4.57 inches in length, 2.56 inches in width, and 0.43 inches in thickness, and weighs 0.36 pounds. Therefore, a true 50,000mAh power bank would require five of these battery packs stacked together, resulting in a size comparable to that of a brick and a weight of over 2 pounds. This discrepancy means that if the power bank you own is not at least 0.43 inches thick for every 10,000mAh of claimed capacity, then it is highly likely that the capacity printed on the casing significantly overstates the actual capability inside the unit. KEUTEK power banks house a true 26,800mAh of lithium polymer battery capacity.

The True Cost of Quality

Considering the costs, lithium polymer batteries, which KEUTEK utilizes, cost approximately $0.18 per 100mAh. In contrast, lithium-ion batteries are significantly less expensive, and cost around $0.09 per 100mAh, thereby reducing the cost by half for an equivalent capacity. Moreover, the costs associated with the circuit board, wiring, casing, solar panels, and labor for final assembly all contribute to the final pricing of a power bank. For example, the quality of the casing and the choice between metal and plastic, as well as the unit's waterproof capabilities, can significantly influence the price. KEUTEK uses metal and fire-resistant materials to construct a highly durable casing that is also IP66 waterproof. Our solar panels are made from premium, high-absorption monocrystalline silicon solar cells.

The Economic Viability of Cheap vs High-Quality Power Banks

When you consider the costs of a 26800mAh lithium polymer battery, PD/QC adaptive circuit board, 21 gauge copper wiring, fire-resistant casing, monocrystalline silicon solar panels, and labor for final assembly, it's not economically viable to produce and sell a power bank that's equivalent in quality to KEUTEK's for $75 or less while still making a profit. The only way to achieve this pricing is by compromising on materials, reducing battery capacity, or substituting the polymer battery with a less reliable lithium-ion battery.

Safety First

Safety First | KEUTEK

While cheaper lithium-ion batteries might seem enticing based on there low price point, they come with significant risks, as highlighted by a recent Forbes article. This report sheds light on the rising incidents of lithium battery-related mishaps, especially on airplanes. KEUTEK, by consciously opting for the safer lithium polymer variant, showcases its dedication to consumer safety with our power banks being fully TSA approved for use on airplanes.

Vigilance against Counterfeits

Much like luxury clothing and watches, electronics brands often face the same menace of counterfeits. KEUTEK, being a sought-after brand, is no stranger to this challenge. We've taken concrete steps by issuing cease and desist letters to counterfeit sellers, underlining our commitment to protecting both our brand and our customers. It's worth noting that the only way to guarantee you're purchasing an authentic KEUTEK product, complete with our industry-leading lifetime warranty, is by purchasing directly at KEUTEK.com. KEUTEK products are not sold on Amazon or any other third-party marketplace.

Portable Solar Power Bank 26800mAh - 99Wh Fast Charger | KEUTEK

Portable Solar Power Bank 26800mAh - 99Wh Fast Charger

Lithium Polymer (Li-Po) battery. PD fast charging. Holds up to 8 days of reliable power on a single charge. Boasts a charging speed 50% faster than ordinary portable chargers.

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Conclusion

At KEUTEK, we're more than just an electronics company; we're a testament to quality, innovation, and American values. Our Portable Solar Power Bank, boasting a 26800mAh capacity and fast-charging technology, is crafted for superior efficiency, safety, and durability.

Rooted in the USA, with our operations based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, choosing KEUTEK means supporting American jobs and the economy. Our commitment to using high-quality materials, like premium lithium polymer batteries and advanced safety features, ensures our power banks are among the safest and most reliable on the market.

By investing in KEUTEK, you're choosing a product that delivers exceptional performance and supports American innovation and ethical business practices. Thank you for considering KEUTEK for your energy needs, where quality and innovation power everything we do.


More questions?

Your purchase includes support from our industry-leading KEUTEK Customer Care. Our highly trained staff can help with any questions or concerns you might have. They are ready to assist with troubleshooting, warranty claims, returns, and any other issues you may encounter. All of our products are backed by a 45-day money-back guarantee and a lifetime warranty.

We hope you've found this guide helpful! If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to support by clicking here or by emailing support@keutek.com

Answers to common questions can also be found here: https://keutek.com/pages/help


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