Salt Lake City, Utah-based Goal Zero is known for their broad range of innovative, portable solar power packs, panels, and lights. The newly-released Guide 10 Plus Recharger continues that tradition. Simply put, it’s a rechargeable battery pack that allows the end user to power their phone, MP3, GPS, or tablet in a pinch. It comes with four AA batteries rechargeable via sun or a USB port, as well as a AAA adapter and a USB cable. Charge time is 6-10 hours using a USB power source, and between 2.5 to six hours using a Nomad Solar Panel. MSRP is $49.99. See below for features and specs.

Features

Recharge by: USB & Solar
Power Output: USB, AA/AAA Batts.
Ideal for: Phone, GPS, Headlamp
Capacity: 11Wh, 2300mAh at 4.8V
Weight: 0.4 lbs (181 g)
Chainable: No

General Specifications

Product SKU: 21005
Chainable: No
Weight (w/batteries): 6.4 oz (181 g)
Dimensions: 2.5 x 4 x 0.75 in (6.4 x 10.2 x 1.9 cm)
Operating usage temp.: 32-104 F (0-40 C)
Certs: CE, FCC, ROHS
Warranty 6 months
User Guide: Download Here

Ports

* USB Port (output): 5V, up to 1A (5W max), regulated
* USB Port (input): 5V, up to 0.8A (4W max), regulated
* Mini solar port (input): 6.5V, up to 1.1A

Charge Times

* USB Power Source: 6-10 hours
* Wall: n/a
* Car: n/a
* Nomad 7 Solar Panel: 3-6 Hours
* Nomad 13 Solar Panel: 2.5-5 Hours

Battery Details

* Battery Type: NiMH
* Battery Size: 11Wh (4.8V, 2300mAh)
* Lifecycles: 500 cycles
* Shelf-life: Keep plugged in, or charge every 3-6 months
* Fuses: none
* Management system Charging and low-battery protection built-in

Light

* LED Output: 100mW, white LED

For more information about the Guide 10 Plus Recharger, and the full range of products currently offered by Goal Zero, please visit http://www.goalzero.com