This is the Voltaic Converter solar backpack version 2. When it comes to backpacks for students and daytrippers, it’s a fantastic choice!
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The Converter backpack is a streamlined backpack for commuting and short trips. But unlike ordinary backpacks, the Converter provides you with the electricity you need to keep your phone & USB devices charged. The Voltaic Converter integrates 3.5 Watts of premium crystalline solar power, with 15 Watt-Hours of power storage. Together, this provides more than 2.5 full iPhone charges. It will also charge all your handheld USB electronics. A padded laptop sleeve and sizable front pocket keeps everything secure and in easy reach.
Yes, the Voltaic power system is Apple-friendly. This means is supports all iPods, iPhones, and even the iPad*. Being universal means that the system will also handle any other USB device you might have. Plus 9 connectors are included to charge phones, media players, game consoles, connect to battery chargers, and more.
*powers it, but not enough guts to actually charge it from the battery alone. Combined with the solar panel power, the iPad will charge.
Converter Backpack Solar Charger Specifications…
Waterproof, lightweight and built to withstand abuse.
- Solar & Battery Storage Power:
- 3.5 Watts total peak output at 6 (12 Volts is also available)
- 5 Watt max output from USB port on battery pack (5V, 1,000mA)
- Solar Performance: 4-5 hours in the sun will fully charge a typical phone, 1 hour will provide about 3 hours of talk time.
- Universal USB Battery stores power for use anytime and is specially designed to charge efficiently from solar. When not in the sun, the battery can be charged using the USB Power Cable or optional AC travel charger or DC car charger.
- Charge times:
Battery will be fully charged from 7 hours of direct sun, 5.5 hours from USB port on laptop or optional DC or AC.
- Power Storage Capacity: 4,000mAh, 15 Watt hour capacity
Output: 5V, 1000mA via USB port
Input: 4.8-12V, 650 mA
- Charge devices from the USB Port using your own cable or the 2 standard adapters included.
The Voltaic Converter Solar Backpack…
970 cubic inches (16 liters), enough room for a laptop and gear for a day trip.
18″ high x 12″ wide x 6″ deep (46cm high x 31cm wide x 15cm deep)
2.4 lbs (1,090 grams) including battery and solar panels
- Fully padded, dedicated laptop sleeve:
Fits up to a 17″ laptop (17″ MacBook, larger 17″ laptops may not fit)
One main compartment with 2 interior pockets, laptop sleeve and front pocket for charging and small electronics.
- Built for Comfort:
High density padding in the shoulder straps and back. Mesh backing material for better air flow
600D shell made from recycled PET (soda bottles),which is waterproof, lightweight, and UV resistant.