The Fuse 4W Solar Charger is a lightweight way to add solar and battery power to any bag. It connects in seconds to bags, tents, bicycles and pretty much anyplace else you might need solar power.
4 Watts of Solar Power: 1 hour in sun = 1.5 hours talk time
Battery: Up to 14 hours talk time or 68 hours music playback
Attachment System: Mulitple ways to attach to bags
Two 2.0 watt solar panels generate power in sunlight. They are waterproof, lightweight, and built to withstand abuse.
Power: 4 watts total peak output at 6 or 12 Volts (selectable depending on charging application).
Charge times: 5 hours in the sun fully charges a typical phone, 1 hour provides about 1.5 hours of talk time.
Included battery charges efficiently from solar and stores power for use anytime. When not in the sun, it can be charged using the USB Power Cable or optional AC travel charger or DC car charger, making it just as useful on the grid as off. Charge devices from the USB Port using your own cable or the included Micro USB and Mini USB adapters.
Capacity: 4,000 mAh, 15 Wh
Output: 5 V, 1000 mA
Input: 5-6 V, 1000 mA
Maximum Output Power: 5 Watts
Weight: 4.4 oz (126 g)
Dimensions: 4" x 2½" x ½" (102 x 65 x 16 mm)
Charge Time: In direct sun, fully charges in 9 hours from 4 Watts of solar panels. Can also be charged using any USB port or optional DC or AC chargers
Battery Type: Lithium Polymer
Protection: Short Circuit, Over Charge, Over Discharge, Over Current, Over Temperature
Charge Display: LEDs light sequentially when charging.
Capacity Display: 1 flashing LED 0%, 1 LED <33%, 2 LEDs 33-66%, 3 LEDs 66-95%, 4 LEDs 95%+ full
Dimensions: 11.5" high x 7" wide x 0.5" deep (29 cm high x 18 cm wide x 4 cm deep)
Weight: 1.3 lbs (600 grams) including battery and solar panels
Attachment Mechanisms: Includes two 3/4" straps with four male/female clip sets. Will clip into standard 3/4" buckles on backpacks. Female clips can be attached to any "loop" or standard attachment point on a bag or tent. MOLLE compatible. More descriptions and videos are below.
Fabric: 600D shell made from recycled PET (soda bottles), which is waterproof, lightweight, and UV resistant
Volume: 53 cubic inches (0.8 liters), enough room for Voltaic battery, adapters and cables, phone and small camera
Stories From the Field
Our chargers are designed as universal chargers so this is a partial list of thousands of compatible devices. If you have a question about compatibility with your device or expected charge times, please contact us via our Tech Support Form.
Apple: iPhone 1G, 2G, 3G, 3GS, 4G, 4S, 5, iPod Touch, Classic, Nano, Shuffle (using your Apple USB cable or our optional adapter) BlackBerry: Bold 9700, Curve 8900, Pearl 8130, Storm 9530, Torch, Tour 9630 - Not compatible with Blackberry 9810 Flip: SlideHD, MinoHD, UltraHD HTC: Eris, Evo, HD2, HD7 Hero, Incredible, Rhyme, Trophy, Thunderbolt Garmin: Oregon, Dakota, and zumo Series, eTrex with nuvi with Garmin's power cable Iridium: 9555 Satellite Phone via Iridium car charger and 12V output LG: Chocolate (requires optional adapter), Incite, Revolution, Rumor Kodak: zi6, zi8 Motorola: Atrix, Backflip, Droid, Droid X, Pro and 2 Nintendo: DS Lite with optional adapter Nokia: N72, N900, N97 Mini, X3, X6 Samsung: Epic, Charge, Galaxy S and X, Instinct, Mythic, Rogue Palm/HP: Pre, Veer Sony: PSP (requires optional 4.0x1.7mm phone adapter) TomTom: XL, XXL and GO Series.
Will give a boost to tablets that charge from USB, but our Spark, Fuse 10W and Array will charge tablets faster than our 3.4 and 4 Watt chargers.
Apple: iPad, iPad 2, new iPad (aka iPad3), iPad Mini BlackBerry: Playbook Google: Nexus 7 LG: T-Mobile G-Slate Samsung: Galaxy Tab (will not work with ASUS eee Transformer, Motorola XOOM or Acer Iconia Tab)
In addition, you can adjust the Voltage output of the solar panels from 6V to 12V. The 12V setting is suitable for charging larger 7.4V digital camera batteries. You will need an optional camera battery cradle that supports the specific battery in your camera. Read more about our solar camera charger solution.
2 Year warranty on bag/case and panel(s), 1 year warranty on battery. 30 Day Refund for products returned in new condition.