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Mobile Solar Chargers

Wondering if anyone ha experience with mobile solar panel chargers? If so what are your thoughts on specific brands etc.

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Spam free zone.

it's a good question, but any links in answers (especially links to shops) will be removed.

Kees

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There are now many such things.

All are clamoring for you to buy in. The only two that may make it into my buy is that battery you set on the dash and it charges the battery. But there is little good to write about here as the maker appears to have no liability insurance if the device fails and sets the car on fire. Battery fires still happen and why do that?

The second one is a lot safer since we don't put the battery in the hottest location. The simple (?) rollout solar panel. There are a few of these, different sizes but they could go on the dash and the cord down to the slightly cooler area for the battery or cell phone.

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Powerfilm Solar

Do you have any experience with PowerFilm solar chargers?

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Looks like run of the mill solutions.

You'll see that design from many companies. They don't stand out in any way.

There is a new way to spam today. Ask a question like at the top then steer the discussion to a thing. It's rather easy to spot.

Then there's the fact I'm an electronics engineer that would build a MightyMintyBoost.

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Mighty Mini Boost

What is this Mighty Mini Boost you are talking about?

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It's a circa 2011 design.

Fun to make, I have the solar panel ready for mine.

Ever hear of Google? It found it.

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Thanks

Thanks for your help!

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Oh, it's a 2009 design.

It's been kicked around for many years. If you have a solar cell/panel, add this and you're up.

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Powerfilm Solar

Has anyone had experience with any PowerFilm solar chargers?

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