Out of stock until about 3/15/2014.
The Voltaic Generator Solar Laptop Charger and included V72 battery can power a mobile office. With an integrated 16.8 Watt solar panel, you'll efficiently power laptops, cell phones, tablets, cameras, and most other hand held electronics.
16 Watts of Solar Power: 1 hour in sun = Up to 45 minutes laptop runtime.
Battery: Extends laptop runtime by up to 2X, fills smartphones up to 8 times.
16 Watt solar panel generates power in sunlight. Panel is waterproof, lightweight, and built to withstand abuse.
Power: 16.8 Watts total peak output at 18 Volts
Charge times: 1 hour of direct sun will provide about 45 minutes of runtime on efficient laptops.
Included battery charges efficiently from solar and stores power for use anytime. When not in the sun, it can be charged using the included DC car or AC chargers, making it just as useful on the grid as off.
Capacity: 20,000 mAh, 72 Wh
Output: 5V/2A USB, and 12V/4A, 16V/3.5A, 19V/3A (two output ports)
Input: 14-20 V, 1.2 A
Maximum Output Power: 57 Watts
Weight: 1.23 pounds (558g)
Dimensions: 185 x 125 x 16 mm
Charge Time: In direct sun, V72 battery fully charges in 14.5 hours from 10 Watts and in 9 hours from 16.8 Watts of solar panels. Can also be charged using included 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 light < 20%, 2 lights < 40%, 3 lights < 60%, 4 lights < 80% full, 5 lights > 95%
The 72 battery and all bags that include the V72 come with an adapter for recharging from an AC power source (100-240VAC).
Included adapters allow you to: Connect to laptops via 10 standard adapters. Charge devices from the USB Port using your own cable or the standard mini and micro USB adapters. Connect to car-powered devices with our car charger socket.
Volume: 575 cubic inches (9.5 liters)
Dimensions: 18" wide x 13.5" wide x 3.5" deep (46 cm x 34 cm wide x 9 cm deep)
Weight: 4.5 lbs (2050 grams) including battery and solar panels
Padded laptop pocket: Dedicated pocket fits up to a 17" laptop (17" MacBook, larger 17" laptops may not fit and often take more power to charge)
Storage: Middle pocket stores documents or a tablet neatly. Front mesh pockets keep charging accessories organized.
Removable shoulder strap
Fabric: 600D shell made from recycled PET (soda bottles),which is waterproof, lightweight, and UV-resistant.
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: Pre-June 2012 requires optional reconfigured MagSafe 1 adapter or Apples' Airline adapter connected to our standard car charger socket. Post June-2012 MacBooks require the Apple MagSafe to MagSafe 2 adapter. See more about making the connection here. Dell: Newer Dell Ultrabooks use the optional 4.5x2.8mm adapter and will recharge from Voltaic's battery. Older Dell's may not recharge, but will run off Voltaic's battery. This means you should not run your Dell battery completely flat when planning to use an external battery. HP Business: HP Business Class laptops will require an optional adapter "7.4x5.1x0.6mm HP" here. Others including Acer, ASUS, HP, Lenovo, Samsung Toshiba and VAIO: Using the included adapter set, we've been able to connect to and charge every modern 15" or smaller laptop we've tested. Asus: Eee PC Netbooks (19V setting, requires optional adapter).
Learn more about expected charge times and battery capacity from our guide to solar charging tablets.
Apple: iPad, iPad 2, new iPad, iPad Mini (via Apple USB cable) Acer: Iconia A500 and A100 (12V setting, via included 3.0x1.0mm adapter) ASUS: Transformer (16V setting, via optional ASUS Transformer adapter) BlackBerry: Playbook LG: T-Mobile G-Slate Motorola: XOOM 32GB (12V setting, requires optional adapter) XOOM 16GB family edition (via XOOM usb cable) Nook: Color (via Nook USB cable - note: charges best when connected to nook overnight in sleep mode) Samsung: Galaxy Tab (requires optional Galaxy Tab adapter) Toshiba: Thrive Tablet (19V setting, adapter supplied with V60). Lots more detail on our Solar Tablet Charger guide.
Apple: iPhone 1G, 2G, 3G, 3GS, 4G, 4S, 5, iPod Touch, Classic, Nano, Shuffle (using your Apple USB cable or our optional 30-pin 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.
You can charge digital camera batteries using an optional camera cradle matched to the battery in your camera. Connect the cradle to the battery at 12V or directly to the panels. Read more about our solar camera charger solution including our list of available cradles.
2 Year warranty on bag/case and panel(s), 1 year warranty on battery. 30 Day Refund for products returned in new condition.