Rugged and lightweight, this 17 Watt solar panel with V72 laptop battery provides fast solar charging for laptops (including MacBooks with an adapter), digital cameras, GoPros and tablets.
17 Watt, 18 Volt Solar Panel +
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Charges all USB Devices including all Apple iPhones, Android and Blackberry smartphones.
Charges all known tablets. Only a few tablets require an optional adapter.
Apple: Apple iPads require an Apple Lightning Cable to charge (not included).
Microsoft: Surface Tablets require our optional Surface 2 Cable or our optional Surface Pro 3 / Pro 4 Cable. Set the V72's output to 12 Volts for Surface tablets.
ASUS: Transformer Tablets require our optional FUSB - 5521 adapter used with your own ASUS Transformer USB Cable. Set the V72's output to 12 Volts for Asus tablets.
Charges both DSLRs and cameras that charge from USB. For DSLRs, optional camera charger cradle that matches your camera battery (see Adapter section) is required. Read our tutorial on solar camera charging.
Charges nearly all 15" and smaller laptops. Additional details and known exceptions follow. Details on included adapter set is found here. Acer: Use our included "N" or "E" adapters Apple: Pre-June 2012 laptops require our optional MagSafe 1 adapter. Post June-2012 laptops require our optional MagSafe 2 adapter. MacBook Pro 15" may need to be charged in sleep mode. Read our guide to charging MacBooks for more information. ASUS: Most use either the included battery output cable or included "N" or "L" adapters. UX, Q200, S200 Series require our optional 4.0 x 1.35mm adapter.
Dell: Use the included "J" or "I2" adapters for some Dell laptops. Dell Inspiron / Latitude / STUDIO / VOSTRO series laptops require our optional Dell 7.4mm adapter. Dell Ultrabook / XPS series laptops require our optional Dell 4.5mm adapter. HP: Some older HPs use the included "J" adapter. Envy series uses included "D" adapter. HP Business / COMPAQ / Pavilion / Elitebook series laptops will require our optional HP 7.4mm adapter. Other HPs may require our HP 4.5mm adapter. Lenovo: Use included "K" or "M" (rectangular) adapter Panasonic Toughbook: Use included Voltaic battery output cable Samsung: Most modern Samsung use included "E2" or "Q" adapter. Sony VAIO: Duo and Pro use included "D" adapter Toshiba: Most use included Voltaic battery output cable AA / AAA Chargers: If your device (headlamp, flashlight, radio, etc.) uses rechargeable AA / AAA batteries, confirm the device can safely charge from a 2A power supply before charging from the V72 USB port. To ensure safe charging to your AA / AAA batteries, consider using our USB AA / AAA Charger.
Not compatible with any medical devices, including CPAP machines.
4 Foot Extension - 3.5x1.1mm
Nanuk 904 Waterproof Case - SOLAR READY
Recommended for: 17 Watt Solar Charging Kit
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