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Postby HikingGeek.com » Sun May 29, 2016 4:11 pm

For those that use them, what solar charger/powerbanks are you using? Any good or bad experiences with them?

I just received my first "nice" solar charger. Looking at the box, I was a little surprised to read this on the box:

"The less you use the solar panel to recharge the battery, the longer the battery will last"

Looking online I found:
"RoamProofs product's battery life will decrease when the solar panel is used to recharge the device's battery. Extend the life of any internal battery by charging through a wall adapter using provided charging cables."

Is this the norm?

If you're interested in seeing specs and my photos of the unit I'm talking about, you can see them here:
Unboxing Photos: RoamProof SOS20K Portable Solar Powerbank & Package

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Re: Solar Chargers

Postby Gazelle » Sun May 29, 2016 4:18 pm

I have the suntastics 5 and a small miller charger for a 18650 battery (also use that battery in my flashlight)
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