GOAL ZERO 42020 Venture 30 Solar Recharging Kit Review


I have a lot of solar battery gear as my backpacking always includes a satellite texter and smart phone.

My favorite solar charger/battery used to be another product, that was submersible, practically bullet proof, and was an all-in-one unit. But it had three problems: It was cumbersome, it only had one port, and that port worked inconsistently. Continue reading


Goal Zero Sherpa 100 Battery Review

Goal Zero 22002 Sherpa 100 Portable Recharger

Earlier this year, at Macworld, Goal Zero was there and offering a variety of their products at a slight discount so I picked up the Sherpa 100, a solar panel, and power inverter.

Having come from another company that makes a waterproof all-in-on solar battery with 5400 MaH, I was really looking for a battery that had four things: Continue reading

StrongVolt Solar:6 Review

StrongVolt Solar-6 6Watt Folding Solar Kit

I bought this because the price for it was so good it was impossible to pass up, and I wanted something to augment my Solar Joos.

My big issue with this dual panel setup is that it really needs direct sunlight. Continue reading


Joos Solar Orange Solar Battery Review

Joos Solar Orangeimage

When it comes to devices that charge your gadgets on the go, there are tons of external battery options out there, tons of portable solar panels and transportable solar panels out there, and finally, many crossover devices that are portable solar panels with built in external batteries. Continue reading