Gear Review: SunJack Portable Solar Charger

Gaye LevyGaye Levy | Updated Nov 12, 2016 (Orig - Sep 5, 2014)

With our reliance on portable electronics, a huge concern is what will we do when the power is out and our batteries are dead?

This is true not only for our phones which provide a vital link to the outside world, but for our tablets, and electronic readers, too.  Think about it.  We all have hundreds if not thousands of documents that will help us muddle through if the grid goes down.  Barring printing them out and setting up a massive library system, we will be stuck unless we have some way to power up our gizmos.

Enter the SunJack Portable Solar Charger which will not only charge up and power your devices, it will also store reserve power in a battery pack.

Sunjack Solar Charger Review

Today I am posting a brief review plus, as always, am giving you an opportunity to win the SunJack Portable Solar Charger and a the companion Camplight LED Bulb for free.  More about the giveaway in a moment because first I want to tell you about the SunJack itself and how it works.

SunJack Portable Solar Charger – The Basics

The SunJack consists of a fold-up set of solar charging panels nicely packaged in a compact case that has a zippered mesh pocket for holding the included battery, charging cable, and two USB ports.  Closed up, it measures about 9” by 6.5” which is smaller than my iPad.  It comes with an external battery pack that once charged, can be carried in a pocket or backpack to provide portable power on the go.  Or, if you like, you can connect your devices directly to the panels themselves.

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This means that with a fully charged battery pack and some sun, you could effectively power or charge four devices at once, 2 on the battery and 2 on a direct connect to the panel.  I can not imagine the need to charge more devices than 4 but extra battery packs are available for a very reasonable price.

As you can see in the photo below, the SunJack comes with built in hooks as well as some carabiner clips so that you can hang the SunJack to face the sun in the most optimal manner.  I hung the panel vertically but there are hooks on all sides so you can choose the method that works best for you.

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So why am I so crazy about the SunJack?  One of the reasons is that the instructions were a single sided sheet of paper measuring 8.5” x 5.5”.  It was titled “Quick Start Guide” and included everything I needed to use the SunJack.  Not once did I get confused or need to go online to get additional operating instructions.  To me, a very detail oriented person that likes to do things the right way, this was huge.

The Nifty Camplight LED Bulb

The 4 watt Camplight LED Bulb is equally impressive.  Plugged into the USB port on the battery, it gave off a respectable amount of light.  Of course you could also plug it in to any USB source including a wall outlet or even your laptop.

sunjack camplight

It has a hook at the top plus a long, 7 foot cord which will give you lots of options for placing the Camplight exactly where you want it.

Extra Credit

I thought I would mention that in addition to charging my old cell phone any my brand new, one day old iPhone, the SunJack charged an iPad, iPad Mini, Sony Reader, Nikon camera, and perhaps best of all, a Goal Zero Guide 10 battery charger for AA batteries.

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I could not get a decent photo of my electronics charging since, logically, there was too much glare.  The photo above is from the SunJack website where you will also find additional technical information about the SunJack.

This graphic, also from the SunJack website, says it all:

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Although it is always best to have full sun available when charging a solar device, most, including the SunJack, will charge up in the shade, but the time it takes will be considerable longer.  Still, with our NW skies, this is good to know.

A nice feature of the SunJack battery is that it has 5 very bright blue LEDs on the front that tell you the charging status of the battery.  Each of the LEDs represents 20% of the battery capacity so when they are all lit, the battery is at 100% capacity.

Something else I want to mention is that the SunJack battery has a built in LED that can be turned on and used as a flashlight.  A single LED is not expansive enough to light up a room – that is what the Camplight is for – but it is bright enough to help you find your way around a dark room or, if you are like me, find the treasures hidden in the bottom of your pack.

The last thing, for now, is to remind you that it is always a good idea to pick up some extra cables for your devices.  I have extra cables for my phone, iPad, and eBook reader and like to keep them stashed where I can get to them in an emergency.  For example, I keep a set in my bug-out-kit and now, I have put a set in the mesh pouch of the SunJack.  Just be sure that since so many cables that look alike these days, you tag them with a label.

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The Final Word

When it comes to my stuff, I prefer to use gear and electronic devices that simply work.  All the better if you don’t need to consult a manual or your teenaged neighbor for  help.

The packaging, the usability and flexibility of the SunJack Solar Power Charger is impressive. At 2 pounds, it is light enough to carry in a backpack and gives new meaning to good things come in small packages.  As a matter of fact, I was so very excited about the SunJack that fifteen minutes into unpacking and setting it up, I said to Shelly “Wow!  This is the greatest thing since sliced bread!”.  Can you believe I really said that?

I love SunJack and you will too.  Be sure to enter the giveaway to win one for free!

Enjoy your next adventure through common sense and thoughtful preparation!
Gaye

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SunJack Portable Solar Charger:  SunJack® helps mobile users stay charged on the go anywhere the sun shines. The SunJack® is able to fully charge its internal battery pack in about 5 hours of direct sunlight, or directly power any USB device. When the sun isn’t shining, users can still energize their devices from the powerful SunJack® battery, which holds enough charge to power up to 4 iPhones.

SunJack CampLight USB Bulb:  This 4 Watt USB LED light is bright and ultra portable at just over 3.5 ounces. It is highly durable – shatter, shock, and vibration resistant. Will fully illuminate a tent at night. Power it from any standard USB source – compatible with all USB wall plugs, USB batteries, and laptops.

SunJack 8000mAh UltraSlim Battery:  Super compact portable battery that has enough power for 4+ full iPhone charges at wall-outlet charging speeds. Compatible with all phones, tablets, and other USB devices.

Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus USB Power Pack:  With the Guide 10 Plus Recharger you have a portable, rugged charging kit that will charge AA batteries from the sun or any USB port.  With the charged up batteries, you can also power your phone, MP3, GPS, or tablet.  Just to be clear, the Guide 10 Plus USB Power Pack can be charged by connecting it to any USB power source, including Goal Zero Nomad Solar Panels, a wall USB charger, or car USB charger.  And yes, it works with the SunJack!

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Updated Nov 12, 2016
Published Sep 5, 2014

290 Responses to “Gear Review: SunJack Portable Solar Charger”

  1. I would charge my phone.

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    • I would use it for my radio for news and information!

  2. Looks like a great system. Thanks for the review and the giveaway.

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    • Thanks for the review- very timely for me, as I am planning on getting several solar chargers soon as holiday gifts.

  3. I would charge my Kindle reader.

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  4. If I could charge a single device with my solar charger it would be my tablet for sure.

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  5. Iphone

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  6. I would definitely charge my phone!

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  7. Phone!

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  8. This would be incredible to have! Your giveaways keep getting better and better. THANKS!

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    • I would charge my portable ham radio

  9. I would charge my phone. I jabber everything on there I need electronically. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  10. Looks like a great item to have when there is no power. Also would be great for camping.

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  11. Probably my phone then my computer. : )

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  12. I would charge an iPad.
    Looks like a great idea to have.

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  13. tablet, we can Skype with it

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  14. I would charge my iPhone and anything else I needed!! Looks like an awesome product!!

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  15. We have a number of devices so for me it would be a phone and for ny hubby his Kindle.

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  16. I would charge my phone since I use it so much 🙂 thanks for the opportunity to win one of these!

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  17. If there is phone service, first first priority would probably be to the power the phone. After that, my kindle, then computer.

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  18. all the above and then some

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  19. My iPhone or iPad.

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  20. well I have an iPhone so more than likely it would be my phone being charged 🙂

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  21. I would love to have one of these. We spend a lot of time camping without power and water while preparing for what may come. This would be great to help keep us up to date on the things happening while we are “in the backwoods”.

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  22. This would be great to have to have access to all the information I have saved on my tablet about survival. Thanks for the offer.

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  23. I have a ton of things I would charge like a kindle, ipad, cell phone, lap top, etc. This would be a handy thing to bring along on an extended trek. Just hang it off the back of your pack to pick up so solar rays!

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  24. I would charge my phone, tablet that I store my books on and devices to keep the kids calm and busy. Awesome review super excited.

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  25. I would charge my phone.

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  26. Phone/Mophie the mophie case addes 100% battery life and I can take it off and leave it charging while I use my phone as well.

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  27. I would charge my ipod.

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  28. Phone or Kindle. That’s a tough one. If satellites are down I would choose my phone but most of my survival books are digital. Food for thought!

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  29. I would charge my phone.

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  30. Very very cool. Phone first and maybe the nephews DS’s :p

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  31. I would charge my phone. Even if the grid is down, at least I could listen to music or read whatever book I have on my Kindle reader.

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  32. If I had this charger it would depend on what the emergency was. But, probably charge my Baofeng ham radio first, then my tablet. Radio for communications and tablet for the books on it. Then make sure the battery pack is fully charged so the light could be used at night.

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  33. If I could charge anything in an emergency situation it would be either my daughters portable dvd player so I have a way to keep her entertained.

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  34. I would love to have this for the emergencies that arise and for regular use in preparation for the big one! I remember when the tornado came through and knocked out power for 3 days and how handy it would have been.

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  35. I would use this when my power goes out during winter storms. Awesome idea!

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  36. I would use this to power my weather radio, they broadcast for national emergencies besides just local weather hazards. I really REALLY hope I win this one!:)

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  37. Computer, ham radio, iphone! MUST have communication. 🙂

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  38. I would use it to charge my phone

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  39. Very nifty item

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  40. iPad.

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  41. I would use it to charge my phone!

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  42. I would charge my IPhone.

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  43. your blog entry had some good information for this rather low tech person. I would use this solar charger to keep my smart phone charged and ready for use no matter what what was going on.

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  44. My phone. It is communication with loved ones, a mini laptop and radio anyhow!

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  45. At this point I don’t have a cell phone or tablet, so I’d definitely charge my Kindle.

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  46. I would charge my phones and tablets.

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  47. I’d select my smartphone… there are so many options this little device has that it need be my only ‘must have’.

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  48. If I could only charge one item it would have to be my phone.

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  49. I would charge my Kindle.

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  50. Probably my phone, then my Kindle.

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  51. I would charge my phone.

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  52. I would charge my phone.

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  53. I would charge my tablet because many of the survival books I’ve collected are on there.

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  54. i’d charge my laptop. all my books are there and i might even be able to connect to the outside world.

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  55. I would charge my tablet and and and….

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  56. I would charge my Kindle. It seems like I’m always charging it.

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  57. I have never used a laptop, cellphone or tablet or any solar type chargers for these electronics. I would love to experience all these gadgets – even once! If I win – I will hurry to learn how to use them all before SHTF. And this would be a blessing then.

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  58. I would use this to charge batteries and anything else I could think of.

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  59. Woukd be great to use for i Pad.

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  60. My phone so i could access articles I’ve saved.

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  61. I would use it for my phone as it is the device I use most.

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  62. Definitely my Kindle…too many important books, and fun games, to be without!

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  63. I wld love this! I wld use it for my phone n kindle. I have a ton of self sufficiency info on it.

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  64. I would charge my iPhone. Gotta keep in touch!

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  65. I would charge my kindle

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  66. Definitely charge phones and iPads!!

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  67. I would charge my iPad and smartphones. Neat looking product!

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  68. I’d use it to charge my phone (which, these days, is so much more than *just* a phone!).

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  69. Phone, tablet and Kindle – have put this on my Amazon wishlist!!

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  70. If limited to one item, that would have to be my iPad. Plenty of extra books and reading, camera feature for documenting storm damage, plus if we actually have internet, I can make phone calls from it.

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  71. Impressive!

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  72. Phone, then tablet.

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  73. iPhone

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  74. I would charge my kindle because I have most of my prepping books on it.

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  75. A SunJack Portable Solar Charger sure could come in handy.

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  76. I’d use it to charge my phone

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  77. My 1st choice would be to charge my phone, then after that my kindle

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  78. I would charge my phone! Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

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  79. It’d be my smartphone.

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  80. Very unique and I see the potential to keep emergency ham radio equipment such as the handy HT charged in an emergency and even a low power long range shortwave ham radio. When the stuff is in the fan, cell phones and all most likely will not work well if at all.

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  81. I’d charge my iPad, Nook and phone, then I’m sure the kids would want it for their gaming devices

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  82. My Kindle Fire. I can still email and get on internet.

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  83. My cell phone for sure, while things are good that is!

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  84. IT would have to be our phones. As we are the “go to” place that would be critical for the family trying to get here to be able to stay in touch.

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  85. I would use it for the battery charger, as well as my iPad and Kindle!

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  86. This would be a perfect addition to my bug-out bag!

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  87. I’d charge my phone, but hopefully I could charge my tablet, too.

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  88. I would charge my phone with this.

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  89. I’ve been holding out looking for a good solar charger. Looks like this is a good one. Thank you

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  90. I would charge my tablet so I would have those documents I saved accessible

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  91. 2 phones and 2 iPads

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  92. I would use it to charge my eBook reader (Kindle), unless someone kindly gives me a smartphone. I use a land-line for my phone.

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  93. I would maintain my radio! Will need to know how the “world” is surviving.
    I have NO chance of winning any giveaway on this site because I can not utilize pintrest, but I enjoy the product reviews and increase items on my wish list.

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    • Peggy – Not true. Many of the winners have won based on the “Free for Everyone” entry. The selection is random. You still need to enter an email address though because if you do not, I have no way to contact you. Please do not be discouraged.

    • Peggy, I don’t use pininterest and I’ve won something. Keep smiling. Gaye is fair about these giveaways. 🙂

  94. Great review. The light looks like it would provide more than enough light during an outage or camping trip.

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  95. i would charge my phone and lappy.

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  96. If I had to choose just one device it would have to be my laptop to enable the retrieval of family information i.e. medication requirements, historic medical data, general documentation – drivers license, passport, house loan, credit cards. I also have lots of survival information, water purification, editable plants, food storage, recipes, first aid etc. Furthermore, if the internet was still up you could receive communication, news, weather, & warnings.

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  97. If i could only charge 1 thing – it would be my old laptop that accesses all my survival info – LOL! Hope it works.

    Thank you very much for this contest & the chance to win!

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  98. Well let’s see, my CCrane radio is already solar powered, so that’s taken care of. I don’t have a smart phone and usually leave my $10 Samsung turned off, so the power on that is good for the long term. My Blackberry Playbook is cranky at the best of times and in a power outage, would I have access to my server for email? Kind of doubt it. I also have copious hardcopy books available, so no need for a reading device. In my opinion, the best use of this device would be to keep the little LED lightbulb charged, to avoid stumbles in the night. That, at least, is affordable and I’ve added it to my wish list. Thanks for spotlighting another great product.

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  99. If I could only charge one thing, it would be my Kindle. I have tons of survival books on there…first aid, cooking, etc. This would be a lifesaver!

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  100. I would have to charge my ebook reader (Kindle) because that is where I keep copies of all my prepping books. If you want to stay alive long enough to use or continue using a cell phone it would help if you knew how! Get off the damn phone you idiots and read a book.

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  101. If I could only charge up one item it would be my laptop.

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  102. Gaye, I appreciate your review of this product. I’ve been looking at many different types of solar charging products and this one definitely goes to the top of the list. Thank you for a great blog too. It’s not about all ‘doom and gloom’, but realistic. I can read your blog to the family and not get them all worked up, but still excited to prep. You have a great writing style. Thanks again.

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  103. definitely my phone!

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  104. Wow this would be so nifty to have! I would defintely use it to charge up my ipad 🙂 Thanks for a chance at the Giveaway!

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  105. iPhone!!!!! This product looks fantastic!

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  106. If I could only charge one item it would either be my rechargeable batteries or my tablet.

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  107. I’m sure my phone would be the first thing. This would be really handy to have in my survival stuff too!

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  108. This would be nice to have any time!

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  109. Sounds great. I want one! I would definitely use it for my phone and the battery pack.

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  110. This is a great review. I would charge my kindle, it has a lot of eprep ebooks on there. Though I try to get print books whenever I can, there are so many free ebooks I just can’t pass up, it would be very sad to not be able to access them in an emergency.

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  111. A solar changer would be very useful for living off grid or for power outage. I would use it to charge my iPad and iPod to communicate with others and access new and whether updates. Thank you for this opportunity, good luck everyone!

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  112. My laptop.

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  113. The one thing I would charge would my wife’s Ipad. These would aid in keeping the wife and kids occupied when nerves fray.

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  114. Weather radio!

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  115. I would use it for the Ipad since the kids keep draining the battery every 5 minutes !

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  116. I would charge my tablet!

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  117. I think the single most useful device for me to charge would be my phone. This is assuming that the telecommunications system was working.

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  118. To charge all my preparedness goodies, especially the kindle that has survival informational books .

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  119. It depends on whether my family were with me. If not, I would charge my phone so I could text them & my out of state contacts. if so, I would charge my kindle ereader – copies of prepping books on my kindle. I have a hand crank radio for info.

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  120. Oh wow, this thing looks amazing! And a competition that isn’t just America! (I’m in NZ)

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    • Jess – New Zealand is one of my favorite places; I spent almost a month there is 2006. I am pleased that you noticed this giveaway is open to everyone, regardless of where they live!!

  121. This charger would be most valuable for charging my phone in case of power outages.

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  122. I would use it for my Kindle.

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  123. My smart phone.

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  124. I would charge my phone. Then I would charge my batteries. Then (well, I am a sequential kinda gal).

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  125. I would charge my phone and computer.

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  126. I would charge my emergency radio first, then my phones, then iPad and computers

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  127. Thanks for the review — I’ve been looking for this type of device and having your review for consideration is very helpful.

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  128. If picking a single unit to charge – it would be my e-reader

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  129. I would charge my Kindle, then my phone and computer.

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  130. If i could only charge one item it would be a tablet so i can see what is going on in the news and relax with music from the stress of apocalypse

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  131. I believe I would charge my phone. Keeping in touch with family is paramount.

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  132. If it comes down to just one thing, it would have to be my phone.

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  133. I would charge batteries.

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  134. I would charge my IPad.

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  135. This would keep my phone charged so I could stay in touch with my family.

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  136. I am building out my library of prepper materials and ebooks to tablets and have been researching different charging options. Thank you for the great review.

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  137. Laptop

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  138. I would use it for my phone.

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  139. It would be my tablet. I have loads of ebooks stored on there for survival…medicinal herbs, how to’s…EVERYTHING!

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  140. I would charge my spair 12 Volt Deep Cycle Battery than I could run just about anything with the inverter in my Motor home… Just saying…M… (EVIL ZJ)

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  141. Need it

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  142. I would charge my Kindle, IPhone and Ipad…..this is an awesome device!

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  143. My IPod! it has music and listening books

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  144. Phone for communicating with family. Next would be my kindle with all my prepping materials on it.

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  145. Phone, because all my survival ebooks are on it.

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  146. If I could charge anything it would be my tablet.

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  147. I would use it for my phone, but very importantly for my kindle so that I can access the volumes of informational books and documents I have…for every possible situation.

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  148. kindle then phone

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  149. I would charge my Kindle.

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  150. my Kindle Fire, can’t beat the wealth of information it contains with all the books…PS Thanks and keep he free ones coming!

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  151. I would use it to charge my phone

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  152. my phone

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  153. I would charge my phone. I bought a farm in southern Virginia and we have a lot of electrical outages during storms and there is virtually no phone access. This would be a great asset.

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  154. My laptop or my mini-laptop

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  155. cell phones and daughter’s ipad

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  156. iPhone

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  157. Great product and nice to know its soooo easy to use

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  158. Would love to win a solar charger. This would come in handy for hubbys hunting and fishing trips

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  159. While charging a tablet or phone would be great, I’d love to have it to charge rechargeable batteries, like AAs, so I could use other, larger devices. How sturdy is it?

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  160. I would use it to charge my eneloop batteries, that way many things could be powered. Thanks for the great giveaway!

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  161. My e-reader cause books, light all included for the same charge

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  162. I hope I could use it to charge my Kindle. My cell phone is so old it doesn’t have a USB port so I doubt I could use this for my phone.

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  163. I would charge my ham radio. Cell phones have not worked in any disaster I have been in. Usually because of too many people using their phones and jamming the system.

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  164. Communication is top of the list, so it would be used to power my phone or radio first.

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  165. I would use it to keep my kindle, phone, radios, talkies going. What an awesome prize!

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  166. My phone definitely.

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  167. This is cool! This is the first time i ha e seen anything like this! i would love to win this!

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  168. This looks like just the thing to keep the kindle and phones going. Now I just need to get on the HAM Radio wagon.

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  169. I would charge my old phone; it has my kindle books.

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  170. I would charge my laptop. I have everything I need on it. I love these giveaways even if I never win. It is fun to dream.

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  171. I have a LOT of information on my Kindle reader – much of it downloaded from suggestions found on Backdoor Survival as well as a lot of stuff on Pinterest. In an extended grid down situation being able to access that information is desirable if not essential.

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  172. My netbook.

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  173. I’d charge my kindle, too many survival books saved on it.

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  174. This is my type of gear: compact, light-weight, and extremely useful. Thank you for the spotlight on this unique survival item.

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  175. A multiple battery charger for other items.

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  176. Definitely my Kindle.

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  177. It is amazing how portable solar panels have advanced. There still needs to be improvement on the size, but that will probably take note decade. But, for a good portable recharging station, this is hard to beat.

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    • I would make sure my BlackBerry phone is charged. It can pick up local radio stations thru its antenna.

  178. this would be such a sweet prize to win. I would charge me phone and knidle

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  179. My nook hd. It has a lot of survival manuals on it.

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  180. I currently would charge my phone with this device but I hope to have an E reader eventually.

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  181. I would use it to charge various thing at various times. Always have sunshine but not always near an electrical outlet or computer.

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  182. Have a Goal Zero but this would be a great second system.

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  183. my Kindle reader

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  184. Most definitely my Kindle Fire HDX

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  185. Probably my phone

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  186. This would be really great as when storms hit the electricity goes out and takes forever to come back on. what a great device for emergency or off grid situations.

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  187. Provided phone communication still worked i would charge my phone.

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  188. I would charge my computer. All of my pdf is on that as well as local radio stations and the weather.

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  189. First, great idea about having duplicate cords. 🙂 Since I don’t do cell phones. I’d using it to charge my ‘other’ battery charger and ham radio alternately. Couldn’t decide, both literally popped into my view at the same time.

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  190. I would use it to charge my cell phone to stay connected to family members, also a portable emergency radio to keep tuned to world events. Great giveaway to have in uncertain times!

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  191. Would be a great thing to have…

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  192. Assuming the cell network is not down, I’d charge my cellphone. Otherwise, I’d charge my tablet which has a lot of my survival documents.

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  193. Obviously, this looks awesome. Since in a SHTF situation or grid down situation, I would use this to power small lights or the Kindle. I have many prepping books on the kindle I would rather not lose them for a long period of time and will need to get at them.

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  194. I would charge my nexus 7 tablet

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  195. Great for keeping my laptop charged while camping…because everyone should have their laptop with them while camping 🙂

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  196. Great review! I’ve wondered how well these work! Would love to own one!

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  197. I guess it would be my phone.

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  198. My kindle

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  199. I would definitely charge our cell phones.

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  200. I would build a 5 gallon portable A/C and power the fan with it!

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  201. This looks like a must have! I would charge my kindle that has all my survival guides on it.

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  202. I want this soooo bad

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  203. I would charge my cell phone

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  204. I’d charge my laptop.

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  205. We would use it for our Nooks

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  206. ebook reader

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  207. I would use it to charge my bofeng radio.

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  208. I would have to charge my tablet! Too much info stored on it that is faster to access than digging through my books and notebooks.

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  209. It would depend upon the situation….so, either my phone or my laptop or tablet. This looks like a great product to have on hand.

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  210. I would first use it to keep my smartphone charged. What a great device!

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  211. I would charge my iPad, as I’m just new to prepping and storing books regarding survival, medicine , etc…on it

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  212. First would be my iphone, but to be able to charge a tablet would be nice, slso.

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  213. Love this product, especially the camp light. Great to be able to still read into the night.

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  214. Yes. Recharging my Kindle would be a priority.

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  215. Looks like a great piece of gear.

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  216. I’d love to have this for many reasons.

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  217. This thing is awesome! If I don’t win I am definitely gong to have to buy one!

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    • Oh yeah, I would charge my phone if I could only charge one thing.

  218. My first choice would be my phone since I have all sorts of downloaded info on it about survival, first aid, and all my phone numbers and addresses.

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  219. Definitely cellphone!!

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  220. I have so much information saved on my iPad that this would be perfect so i wouldn’t have to worry about not knowing what to do in a situation.

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  221. I would use it to charge my smart phone and tablet.

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  222. If I could only charge one item it would likely be my cell phone. I’d rather have a way to get in touch with help in an emergency while out of the house, plus if needed I could use it to get information online. Just, very slowly. lol

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  223. My phone first, then my ereader which has books and games for my kids. then any other device I need charged. It would be a great way to save a little money on my electric bill, too.

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  224. I would charge my Kindle where I have a lot of my prepper information stored.

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  225. If I could only choose one it would be my phone. Secornd choice would be tablet. List would go onfromthere.

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  226. I would love this! What a useful tool to have for going off grid or camping! 🙂

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  227. I’m thinking this would be good for charging the phone.

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  228. I would probably charge my Kindle Fire, that way I have books, and games for myself and my toddler.

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  229. I would charge my phone!

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  230. I would probably charge my cell phone. Living off grid, you never know when a emergency will happen and you need that cell phone!

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  231. If only one device with Sun Jack Solar Charger, it would be the Sun Jack battery — I could then use the battery to charge multiple other devices. 😀

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  232. I’d use my tablet

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  233. I would charge my husbands insulin pump – and then the phones 🙂

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  234. I’d want to charge lights and a tablet so that I could see where to go, and read my e-books once I got there….

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  235. If I could only charge one thing, it would have to be my phone. You never know when an emergency may arise and you need to call someone.

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  236. I would charge my phone.

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  237. Nice giveaway. I’d use it in the winter when the power goes out to keep my cell & Kindle charged.

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  238. My phone

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  239. I would charge my phone.

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  240. Thanks SunJack for a chance to win! I would use it first to charge my tablet that has tons of books that would be needed in a time with out electricity. Resources and info!!

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  241. I Would love to have one of the solar chargers!

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  242. iPad

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  243. I would use it for my Kindle Paperwhite, which has a TON of my ebooks & PDFs on survival, gardening, how-to’s, etc for living off-grid on it!

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  244. iPad so I could keep reading

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  245. I, too, have been looking for a small yet powerful solar charger. This one sounds fantastic. However, I was surprised to see only three reviews about it (all 5 stars!!) on Amazon. Why only 3? Is the product brand new? I will also check the internet for reviews. Almost sounds too good to be true. You are usually right on the mark, though, Gaye! Wishing I’ll be the winner- then I’ll be reviewer #4!! Love your website and practical advice. Thanks for taking time from your busy life to help us all be better prepared- for whatever the future holds.

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  246. Would charge my tablet with all my reference books on it.

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  247. I am looking for a solar charger for a C-Pap Machine. I doubt this would do it…

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  248. Computer.

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  249. I would charge my ipod. In stressful times, people need things that ease some of the anxiety.

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  250. This is awesome! I would charge my phone and computer.

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  251. E reader. If I get the tablet I want – then it would be the tablet.

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  252. I’d charge my phone in the outdoors

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  253. I would charge my phone and computer.

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  254. I would keep my phone charged for communication and access to news.

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  255. Hopefully it can be used to power a scooter and if so I would use it to power my husband’s scooter that he needs to get around with because his back is so bad.

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  256. If I could only charge one thing with the solar charger it would have to be my laptop computer. That way I can access all of my saved e-books and notes I have gathered.

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  257. I Would love to have one of the solar chargers!

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  258. I would use it for cell phone.

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  259. I would first use it to keep my smartphone charged. What a great device!

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  260. One more way to free myself, live simpler!

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  261. Looks pretty exciting! I would love to get into the world of solar power! Would love to try the light out.

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  262. I want to get into solar a little at a time, and this would be a giant step in that direction. Thanks for the chance!

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  263. Oops! I would want it for my e-reader!

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  264. Wow… what a great product. Like everyone else this would be super in my families preps. I want to work a bit harder on getting our electricity needs met in case of a breakdown.

    Thank you for the the give away opportunity.

    Mama Valey

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  265. My answer could possibly vary depending on what type of situation I was in, but overall, I think I would be most likely to charge my iPad if I could only charge one item. I have survival and other books on the Kindle application on it, PDF documents on it, personal documents on it, and some games on it. If email capabilities were possible, I would be able to communicate with others on it also.

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  266. I would use it to run a battery charger if I could to keep a couple of batteries charged for other uses.

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  267. I would charge BaoFeng radios.

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  268. I would charge my batteries!

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  269. I would charge my phone!

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  270. My phone.

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  271. Thanks for the review and contest. This looks like a very good product. I would use it to charge communication devices.

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  272. So perfect for camping trips! And general power outages, of course. But would travel with it everywhere in the RV!

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  273. Depending on the situation…I would first charge my phone if there was service. Otherwise, I would use the power for some of my other preps.

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  274. books on my knindle would be helpful to me followed by my phone if we have service.

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  275. I would charge my phone first then my tablet. Thanks for the opportunity to win this fabulous product.

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  276. my ipod

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  277. I enjoy backdoor survival and have learned from the articles you post. I would appreciate winning this charger as would many other people. Keep posting the great information. Thanks.

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  278. Love this site. I’m always learning new things to help me be prepared for the unexpected.

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  279. My cell phone or my iPad, whichever I need most at the moment.

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  280. That’s cool that it can charge Goal Zero! Definitely something to consider!

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  281. I would send to my Marine son who has been deployed. If these work well in their conditions, I think it may be something to invest in…but I wonder how one would hold up with the dust?

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  282. I would like to read more insight from you! Also I am going to share this blog immediately. Awesome!

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