The R-42 is one of PowerFilm’s largest rollable format solar chargers. These flexible solar panels are among the toughest thin-film portable solar panels available today. They are your best option for boats, kayaks, or any other activity where your solar equipment will be exposed to wet, or especially harsh environments. They are designed for users who need lightweight portable & remote power for laptops, cell phones, satellite phones, GPS units, & other. PowerFilm are about as thick as an ordinary canvas tarp, and almost as pliable! PowerFilm solar panels offer the best chemistry for off-season use and higher latitudes due to excellent solar panel sensitivity in low-light & partial shade.
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– Deep Cycle AGM
– Group 24 or 31
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Roll into a 6″ tube for transport
The PowerFilm R-42 solar panels are monolithically integrated which means they are manufactured in layers. This eliminates the need for damage-prone manual connections of individual solar cells. PowerFilm flexible solar panels are made using amorphous silicon, and are naturally free from harmful heavy metals like cadmium that are used in other technologies.
Originally designed for military use, PowerFilm panels perform well in diverse conditions such as hot sun, and partial shade. They come ready to connect to batteries and an array of handy accessories using marine-grade plug and play connectors. Rugged corner grommets are provided for tying the panels to boat decks, backpacks, tents, and more. Portable solar power has never been more convenient!
PowerFilm panels come with a female cigarette socket outlet. Choose other/additional connection options shown below to suit your application. A reverse current blocking diode is built-in.
- UV resistant, weather resistant
- Reverse blocking diode
- Rugged construction
- Includes female lighter adapter
- Daisy chain multiple powerfilm units together (mix & match any sizes)
Powerfilm R-42 Specifications…
- Power Output:
42 Watts peak
- Solar Panel Type: Amorphous Silicon
60.8 x 26.14″
154.5 x 66.4cm
3.2 lbs (1.45kg)
- Included Output Socket:
(car style socket)
Need PowerFilm cables or connectors?
Extension, daisy-chain, battery clamp, charge controller cables and more are available.
Check the PowerFilm Page, or see Powerfilm Connectors & Cables under the “Equipment” menu.
- Made in the USA