Gomadic today launched SunVolt and SunVolt Max portable solar chargers. Unlike typical solar chargers, the powerful and more efficient SunVolt, allows for charging speeds identical to that of a traditional wall charger, while still boasting a portable design. Equipped with multiple charger outputs, users can power more than one electronic device at a time. Now shipping the SunVolt and SunVolt Max are available at www.gomadic.com for $99.95 and $129.95 respectively. Here's more info on these portable solar charger:
SunVolt and SunVolt Max are engineered with monocrystalline photovoltaic technology to be considerably more powerful than other options on the market. There is no battery required for operation, offering an instant charging experience. The specially crafted power circuit has been carefully designed to ensure power from the sun is converted to usable energy and not wasted on electrical overhead. These solar chargers power any device at 5.5V or less which accounts for most consumer electronics including smartphones, cameras and MP3 players.
By doubling as a lightweight water-resistant carrying case, SunVolt's intelligently portable design offers maximum traveling capabilities for any type of outdoor activity. It is also equipped with a built in arm-strap, a zipper pouch and inside pockets for all of your devices. Additionally, the custom-designed adjustable "prop" system delivers a quick and easy way to charge virtually anywhere, and ensure optimal exposure to the sun. The SunVolt and SunVolt Max are packaged with one USB tip which is compatible with most popular devices, and other tips are available for separate purchase.
The SunVolt can power up and product that uses 10 Watts of power; the SunVolt MAX is engineered with a larger panel, and offers 50% more charging power.
-Utilizing sunlight, SunVolt is an ideal solution in a variety of circumstances including: power outages, camping, pool-side, picnicking etc. -Intelligently designed to double as a light-weight water-resistant carrying case, users can enjoy the convenience of a zipper pouch, and inside pockets when on-the-go -Custom design, easy "prop" system delivers a seamless means of setting up when outdoors -Multiple charging outputs are accessible to charge more than one device at a time -SunVolt MAX model also available; boasts a larger and more powerful solar panel, providing 50% more charge to power up 3 devices at once