Smart phones and portable devices with color displays, have made going 3 or 4 days on a single charge, a thing of the past. That’s why many people feel the need to carry an external battery or a solar charger, like the Freeloader Solar Charger.
FreeLoader Solar Charger
Smart phones and portable devices with color displays, have made going 3 or 4 days on a single charge, a thing of the past. If I hike through an area without service, and forget to shut off my smart phone, I can find myself with a dead battery, in no time at all.
2014 EDIT: Tablets and Smartphones now have larger power requirements, and this device can’t supply the power required to successfully charge them. See more recent posts in our Solar section or check out Reading eBooks when the Grid is Down, or the Amazon links at bottom of this article for better charging alternatives.
With FreeLoader Solar Charger available, if I have sunshine then I’ve got power. Its small enough that it can be stuffed into a laptop bag or backpack with little impact to space or weight, and in the right situation, this device could be a life saver. It comes with 11 adapter tips so I can charge or power every portable electronic device in my technical arsenal. Plus the chicks dig a guy who is “green” and all about the environment. You renewable energy ninja!
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