Converter Solar Backpack Cool backpack. Versatile charging system
by Voltaic Systems (1003 Converter)
The Voltaic Converter is Voltaic's most versatile solar backpack. It is a versatile lightweight day bag with a compartment for a water bladder, so it is ideal for biking and hiking. Multiple attachment mechanisms mean it can work as a pannier on a bicycle, a tank bag on a motorcycle, a saddle pack, or a day bag attached to a lager rucksack.
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The ideal daypack
Whether used as a book bag for school, or as your favourite mountain biking backpack, the converter offers you more. Excellent construction & integrated high sensitivity solar cells, mean that you can keep cell phones, GPS, Blackberries, Game Boys, digital cameras, and camcorders charged while you go about your day.
4 Watts of solar power for fast charging
The solar panels protect fragile items inside
Included battery pack which stores power until you need it
11 adaptors for easy connection to handheld electronics
Fully padded to protect laptops. Fits up to a 17" Mac Powerbook (15.5" x 10.5" x 2" or 39cm x 26cm x 5cm)
Wire channels throughout the bag for headphones, bladder tubes etc.
High density padding in the shoulder straps and back
Can be worn as a backpack or sling bag
Mesh backing material for better air flow
Shell uses 600D fabric made from recycled PET (soda bottles), which is tough, water resistant and light weight.
Easy Attachment To Other Packs...
Webbing with fastek buckles at each corner to loop through anchor points
MOLLE compatible PALS for attachment to military style rucksacks
Removable fastek buckles can attach to another bag and serve as an anchor point
Battery Pack on Board...
The small, lightweight lithium battery pack included with the Converter Backpack stores the power generated by the solar panels, and provides this power quickly & efficiently to your small electronics, even when the sun isn't shining.
The battery pack is also available separately, in case you would like to use it with a different solar panel or charging system. CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS
Fabric: 600D shell made from recycled PET (soda bottles), UV resistant PU, and sandwich mesh back, inside pockets use PET mesh
Weight: 2.9 lbs (1,300 grams) including battery and solar panels
18" high x 11-12"wide x 3-4" deep (46cm x 27-30cm x 7-10cm)
Volume: 600 cubic inches (10 liters)
4 Watts of Solar Power: From three tough, light weight, waterproof solar panels
4-6 hours of direct sunlight produce enough charge to fully charge a typical cell phone - see charging times
Battery Included: 4,400mAh at 3.6 volts Li-Ion battery pack with 3 voltage settings to store solar power
When not in the sun, the battery can be charged using the AC travel charger or DC car charger making it just as useful on the grid as off
11 standard adaptors for easy connections to common cell phones and universal plugs
Note: It is not designed to charge laptops, it will however charge cell phones, sat phones, PDAs, GPSs, iPods, cameras and most other handheld electronics
Yes, solar can look good
You like the idea of a solar charger for your electronic toys & gadgets, but you don't want to lug around a panel, or look like a nerd. We think the Converter backpack solves both problems. You are charging as long as there is daylight, and Voltaic actually designs a nice looking backpack that even non-star trek fans can appreciate.