Nomad 7 Plus (Price not available)
- Charge phones and USB devices directly from the sun, featuring a dynamic auto-restart and intelligent electronics that optimize output to match the device. Best used to direct charge phones, Small devices, and 10-30 watt rechargers
- Easy-to-read LED indicator displays strength of solar conditions. Receive immediate feedback on panel-to-sun placement to improve Solar charging experience
- Detachable kickstand provides optimum angle placement, natural shade for charging devices and a vented pocket for temperature regulation. Weatherproof layering easily sloughs rain and snow
- The Nomad 7 Plus features an auto restart that s smarter than anything else on the market. With the ability to track power flow history, The Nomad 7 Plus knows the difference between a device that has reached a fully charged state and one that disconnects due to environmental causes, I. E. Lack of sunlight, shadow, etc
- You can plug your phone, camera, headlamp, etc directly into the panel or use it to recharge a power bank for later use.
The Nomad 7 Plus is a solar panel that produces electricity from the sun and that can be used to charge small devices and phones that require 10-30 watts of charge. The Nomad 7 plus also comes with a smart charging feature that disconnects the phone when it is fully charged. If there is any interference during charging due to shadows or lack of sunlight, the panel will reconnect the device as soon as the conditions improve.
The Nomad 7 Plus also comes with several LED indicators that tell you the strength of the sun as well as when a device is charging or not charging. The LED indicators are especially useful when placing the panel as they help you position the panel better for maximum charging efficiency. Its rugged design also makes it perfect for the outdoors so you can take it almost anywhere and charge your devices as long as there is adequate sunlight.
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RAVPower Solar Charger ()
The RAVPower solar charger uses 25-watt solar panels that are very efficient, with an efficiency of up to 23.5%, which ensures the devices you connect to the panel will charge very fast. Some have even compared using the panel in full sunlight to charging directly from the wall. It also comes with iSmart technology that detects the devices you have connected to the panel and optimizes power delivery to each of the devices. Additionally, its smart IC frequency technology distributes the output current to the devices being charged to ensure all of them are charged evenly.
The RAVPower solar charger is a great option for those who spend a lot of time outdoors because of its impressive build quality and how light it is. That said, it can be used in a variety of other situations such as when there is an extended power outage to keep phones and tablets charged.
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BigBlue 28W Solar Charger($72.96)
- 【Upgraded Triple USB-A Ports】Each maximum output is 5V/2.4A and total maximum current of 3 USB is at 5V/4.8A. BigBlue 28w solar charger allows you to charge multiple devices at once. It comes with smart charge technology which can recognize your device smartly then providing optimal charging speed vary with different devices. BigBlue ensure 100% safe charging with overcurrent, overheating and short-circuit protection.
- 【Higher Solar Conversion】Highly efficient SunPower solar panel convert up to 24% of solar power into free energy in enough sunlight, which is the most durable panels at present, standing up to elements and wear and tear better than conventional panels. This special PET polymer surface protects solar panel from occasional rain or wet fog and three ports are covered with rubber cover to protect them from dust or water damage.
- 【Portable Camping Solar Panel】BigBlue solar charger is a great option if you’re taking an extended camping trip or if you’re traveling somewhere with an unreliable power grid. With compact size (11.6 × 6.3× 1.3in folded) and lightweight (20.5 oz) design, it is portable and light enough to fit into any camping backpack or hiking daypack. It is also a must have for stashing in an emergency kit.
- 【Wide Compatibility】BigBlue USB solar charger offers a tiny power plant that can generate power for your phone (Android and Apple) and small electronics to keep them charged when the sun is out (Note: you need the extra original cable for Apple devices). Our solar phone charger can't store the electricity and can't charge the laptops and iPad Pro.
- 【Package & Support】You will get BigBlue 28W Solar Charger, 50cm USB-A to USB-C Cable, User Manual and friendly Customer Service. Note: Any cloud or cover may influence the charging speed. Although our solar charger with automatic restart function, we still suggest you to reopen the solar panels and replug your device if the charging is too slow.
The BigBlue 28W Solar Charger comes in a neat 4-panel design that is easy to fold up and is lightweight enough so you can carry it anywhere. The built-in ammeter is a welcome addition, letting you know how well the device is performing and the amount of current being used to charge your phones or other connected devices.
The BigBlue 28W Solar Charger also comes with SmartIC technology that detects the devices connected and delivers the fastest charge supported by those devices. Because of the Industrial-strength PET polymer fabric, the BigBlue 28W Solar Charger is waterproof and has a pouch that helps protect your devices from rain and other environmental conditions.
Users will also appreciate the 4 clip hooks the BigBlue 28W Solar Charger comes with as these let you hang the panel anywhere it can get adequate sunlight. These hooks can also come in handy to secure the device if it is being used in windy conditions.
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BioLite SolarPanel 5+()
The BioLite SolarPanel 5+ is an impressive charging panel due to two main reasons; it comes with a rechargeable power bank and an integrated sundial. The power bank ensures you can charge your devices even when you do not have a lot of sunlight. It can also be recharged from the wall when you need it fully charged before heading out. The sundial makes it easy to orient the panel so you place it in a position to receive the most sunlight.
The BioLite SolarPanel 5+ is well-designed and uses high-efficiency dollar panels with a 5w output. Due to this output, the BioLite SolarPanel 5+ can charge a variety of devices including tablets, phones, tablets, and other Boilite products. The weather-resistant design makes this panel great for the outdoors and because of its thin design, it is better able to dissipate heat, stay cool and therefore better maintain its high efficiency.
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Blavor Solar Power Bank and Charger ()
The Blavor Solar Power Bank and Charger is an amazing product with lots of features. Its most notable features are the 10,000mAH power bank, Qi wireless charger, the solar panel as well as the compass that comes in the box. The power bank can charge Android devices using the USB port and the Qi wireless charger and is compatible with the latest Apple devices as well as all devices that support Qi wireless charging.
The Blavor Solar Power Bank and Charger is well-built and with its IPX4 rating, it is a great device for the outdoors. Additionally, it comes with a dual flashlight which makes it a great option for outdoor adventures and camping. Because it is light, you can take it everywhere but note that it cannot be used on passenger airplanes due to the batteries it comes with. The charger is made out of premium ABS material while the power bank contains a high-efficiency Lithium polymer battery
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