Picked this up instore today. These usually retail anywhere between £35-65 (currently £51 on amazon) very handy if your outdoorsy or travel alot or like me you're planning for the zombie apocalypse.
Powertraveller Powermonkey Explorer Solar Portable Charger:
The powermonkey explorer is a compact, portable solar charger for electronic devices up to 5 Volts, capable of giving you up to 2 full charges on an iPhone or smartphone, up to 40 hours playtime on an iPod, up to 3 charges of a handheld GPS, as well as being able to charge virtually any other 5V device.
The powermonkey explorer will charge any 5V device – these are devices that can be recharged via USB i.e. smartphones / iPhones, iPods, e-readers, GPS, handheld games consoles, headlamps, Sat Navs, action cameras (e.g. GoPro) and more. To charge an iPhone 5/5C/5S, you will need to attach the female USB tip to the tail of the powermonkey battery unit and then attach the Apple-supplied white sync / charge cable.
To work out the voltage of your device:
If your device is charged via a USB socket (either directly into a computer socket or via a USB AC power plug) – the maximum voltage of your device will be 5 Volts, therefore the powermonkey explorer is perfect. Please refer to the user guide of your device where the voltage will be stated.
Battery Capacity and Charge Times:
The powermonkey explorer battery unit houses a 2200mAh lithium-ion battery and this will output power at the same rate as if you were charging your device from AC mains power. The solar panel will recharge the powermonkey explorer battery unit in approximately 18 hours.
Stylish and Compact Design:
The powermonkey explorer is extremely lightweight with a combined weight of the battery unit and the solar panel being just 171g. The folding solar panel and compact battery unit can be slotted easily into any bag, briefcase of backpack and the rugged, water-resistant design can take life’s knocks and spills.
Complete with a Velcro strap so that the panel can be attached to tents or backpacks whilst it is charging the battery unit, the powermonkey explorer is ready for your next adventure. The powermonkey explorer battery unit can be recharged in three ways; via the solar panel, via USB or via the included universal AC mains charger.
Who’s It Suitable For?
If you rely on your mobile phone, iPod, GPS or other small electronic device, then the powermonkey explorer is the perfect accessory to your digital life. Designed to be used off the beaten track or just to keep you ahead of the rat-race.
1 x powermonkey explorer lithium-ion battery
1 x folding solar panel
1 x Universal AC mains charger
9 x mobile device tips (see gallery image for types)
1 x retractable USB cable
1 x Velcro strap
1 x tips pouch
1 x user guide
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