Charge two devices at once with the sCharger-12 solar charger

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The sCharger-12 USB Solar Charger from SunTactics isn’t like most solar chargers on the market.  It uses “mono-crystalline solar cells, the most efficient solar cell technology of the 21st century” instead of the plastic panels and weak solar cells used in other chargers.  It doesn’t charge up a battery, because those will quickly die after being baked in the sun while charging.  Instead, you plug up two devices and charge them real-time, and you can actually use your device as it charges.  Although it’s optimized for 5V devices, SunTactics says you can charge any USB-chargeable devices, including tablets.  Unlike some solar chargers that require a manual reset if they are temporarily blocked from the sun during a charging cycle, the sCharger-12 has “Auto-Retry Technology”, so it will immediately re-start charging within minutes after being temporarily blocked from the sun.  It’s lightweight and water-resistant, and it will work for many years because it has no batteries that will eventually fail.  The sCharger-12 is $239.95 from SunTactics.

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2 thoughts on “Charge two devices at once with the sCharger-12 solar charger”

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  2. Great to see something in solar chargers that will actually charge a device, not like them little solar chargers that I’ve seen posted here before that look pretty but would need days to do any real charging.

  3. Yeah, this thing actually looks like a next-generation portable charger. I’ve used the crank and solar powered ones before while camping, and it takes a solid half-day to get a cell phone charged, and that’s definitely not to full. This model looks promising.

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