This post is for campers and/or adventurers who want to own a portable solar power kit that they can use during one of their trips in the wilderness. Listed below are some of the most dependable kits in the market today.
This kit has been used at the Everest base camp as well as in field hospitals in Haiti. It is designed with adventurers in mind. Charge time for the Sherpa 120 is about eight hours in ideal conditions. It is made to withstand the harshest conditions on the planet. This solar power kit is portable and folds in a small bundle. It also comes with stainless steel grommets so that you can easily mount it to a tent or trailer.
This portable solar power kit from Goal Zero is dependable in any condition. It is modular in design and light-weight. This kit is perfect for adventurers looking for a light, solar power charger. This is compatible with small electronic devices like mobile phones, laptops, cameras, PDAs, radios, portable video players, GPS units, and many other devices. It can store up to 150 watt hours. It is weather-resistant and UV-coated. It features a temperature control and fuse system to guarantee safety and quality to last a lifetime. To protect the battery from voltage spike, the Scout 150 Explorer Kit comes with a charge controller. To be more portable, this kit comes with the Escape 30M Briefcase, which has an ergonomic rubberized handle for easy grip and handling. It features pop-out leg stands so that you can position the solar panels at an optimum position.
This portable solar power charger is preferred by campers and adventurers because of its effectiveness and light weight. It has an output of 62 watts and is compatible for laptops and DSLRs. To be on the safe side, you should have a charge controller to minimize voltage spikes. This solar panel is flexible, foldable, thin, and reliably produces energy in ideal conditions.
These are three of the most reliable portable solar power kits in the market today. There are more kits available. You have to check whether they come from a reputable company to ensure the quality of the product. Do you have one of these kits? If so, how is it? If not, which one would you like? Feel free to comment below.