We have recently been reviewing the Ground Zero portable solar panels, expecially the boulder 30, in outdoor testing, and it looks good.
WHAT CAN THE BOULDER 30 SOLAR PANEL CHARGE?
The solar panel does not hold a charge it produces power when it is exposed to sunlight. You can store the power it produces in a portable recharger. The Boulder 30 can be used to power any Goal Zero recharger.
WHAT GOAL ZERO PRODUCTS WORK BEST WITH THE BOULDER 30?
The Boulder 30 can be used to power any Goal Zero recharger. For the amount of Watts it gives, it will be most effective with the Escape 150, Yeti 150, Yeti 400, Yeti 1250, or Sherpa 50.
DOES THE BOULDER 30 GIVE A FULL 30 WATTS?
It delivers up to 30 Watts of power, but the angle of the panels and the cloud coverage can impact its performance. Avoid the shade. It will not work indoors.
Charges from the following: Approx. Charge Time:
Sherpa 50 Recharger 2-4 hours
Yeti 150 Solar Generator 11-22 hours
Yeti 400 Solar Generator 20-40 hours
Yeti 1250 Solar Generator 20-24 hours (2 x Boulder 30)
Rated wattage 30W
Cell Type Mono crystalline
Open-circuit Voltage 18-20V
Converting Eff. 17-18%
Solar Port 12V Charging port (8.0 mm)
14-16V, 2.0A max (30W), not regulated
Weight 6.5 lbs (2.95 kg)
Dimensions 21 x 18 x 1 in (53 x 46 x 2.5 cm)
Warranty 12 Months
Certifications FCC and CE
Optimal Operating Temp. 32-104 F (0-40 C)
Give the Goal Zero Portable solar panels especially the Boulder 30 for all of your portable charging needs from cell phones to laptops or any portable device.