Best Buy’s official eBay Store offers the APC Back-UPS (BGE50ML) 84VA Battery Back-Up System w/ USB Power Bank for $79.99 shipped. Also available direct. That’s good for $40 off the original price, down $33 from Amazon, a match of our previous one-day Gold Box mention and the best offer available.
This is one of APC’s more unique Back-UPS offerings. It differs from the rest of the models in its lineup with a multi-function portable design. Aside from offering a traditional surge protected two-outlet back-up power supply, it has three USB ports. One of which is capable of putting out 2.4A, while the other two are 1A. Even better? There is a removable power bank that is capable of recharging “a smartphone five times from 0 to 100 percent.” With the power supply in its docking station, this system is capable of running your modem and router for 2.5 hours in the event of an outage. Rated 4.6/5 stars.
Protecting your gear during power outages and sudden surges is paramount. You’ll want to ensure your gear is safe with some quality surge protectors. We’ve rounded up the best options currently available on the market with built-in USB ports. Grab one (or a couple!) to guard against those nasty power spikes.
Power at home and on the go. Power outages can happen quite often, ranging from brief interruptions to long-lasting storms. When the power is out, your network cannot connect to the internet. This makes it difficult to get in touch with the outside world for personal or work communication. The BGE50ML features a lithium-ion battery pack that provides hours of critical power to your network during outages. The BGE50ML’s lithium ion battery is also a removable mobile power pack, so you can charge your mobile devices on the go. Stay connected throughout life’s journeys with the Back-UPS Connect BGE50ML.