The Voltaic 6W solar panel is a great option for charging all your portable USB devices. Charge direct from the panel, or store the power in a USB battery pack for full-power USB anytime. The Voltaic 6W solar panel is waterproof, lightweight, and uses the most efficient crystalline cells available. Slide the panel in your bag or mount it nearly anywhere for a minimal, tough charging solution. Includes 3.5×1.1mm barrel connector. Connect to a Voltaic V15 or V44 battery pack.
Dimensions: 220 x 175 x 5mm (8.7 x 6.9 x 0.2 in)
Mass: 241 g (8.5 oz)
Substrate: 3 mm Aluminum/Plastic
Cell Type: Monocrystalline
Cell Efficiency: 18%
Open Circuit Voltage: 7.0 V
Peak Voltage*: 6.0 V
Peak Current*: 975 mA
Peak Power: 5.85 W
Connector: 3.5×1.1 mm plug
Mount: 4 stainless steel bolts
*Panel output is computed based on cell manufacturer’s data assuming 0% reduction of cell efficiency after packaging of cell strings. Electrical output tolerance +/- 10%. Under irradiance of 100 mW/cm2, absolute air mass of 1.5, at 25 °C, as per cell manufacturer’s specifications.
HOW TO USE THIS PANEL…
Directly charge USB devices
Connect directly to phones, GPS, & other USB devices using the optional Mini or Micro USB connectors. Note that the panel’s output current will vary with daylight intensity, and this may not make some USB devices happy. In these cases, your best option is to connect the panel to a storage battery pack that can deliver consistent power to the level your device wants (see the next option…)
Store solar power in a USB battery pack for use anytime at max power
This is the most powerful option for charging USB devices. Connect the panel to a USB back-up storage battery using the optional Mini or Micro USB connectors. Or use the Voltaic V15 or V44 battery pack! The power you store from the panel in the back-up battery pack can be used any time, day or night, to charge your smartphone, GPS, camera, iPad, or other USB devices.
Connect multiple panels together…
Want to combine several Voltaic solar panel together to create a more powerful solution?
Check the “Accessories” tab on this page to see the various plug-n-play junction boxes available for doing just that. Combine 1, 2, 3, or 4 panels together in 6V or 12V configurations.
See all of Voltaic’s CABLING & CONNECTION OPTIONS HERE
Attention Trekkers & Kayakers!…
Want to use the Voltaic 9W solar panel to power your gear while out in the wilderness?
You will want to consider the following accessories…
Use Voltaic solar modules in your solar power projects
Connect to your projects using the 3.1×1.1mm barrel connector on the end of the panel’s output cable. A great option for school science classes, electronics, and alternative energy studies. Cost effective, rugged, and efficient.