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Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Recharger

    Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Recharger

    Small but mighty, the Goal Zero Switch 8 portable recharger breathes life into your phone, music player, or tablet. Bring it wherever your adventures may lead for extra power when you're on the go. See details

    • $39.95
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    Item # 843725

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    Small but mighty, the Goal Zero Switch 8 portable recharger breathes life into your phone, music player, or tablet. Bring it wherever your adventures may lead for extra power when you're on the go.

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    Small but mighty, the Goal Zero Switch 8 portable recharger breathes life into your phone, music player, or tablet. Bring it wherever your adventures may lead for extra power when you're on the go.

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    Small but mighty, the Goal Zero Switch 8 portable recharger breathes life into your phone, music player, or tablet. Bring it wherever your adventures may lead for extra power when you're on the go.

    • Powerful lithium battery is light and powerful and holds a full charge for up to 6 months; charge it up from a solar panel (sold separately) or USB
    • USB in and out offer a simple and straightforward design for easy use

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    Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Recharger Specs
    Specification
    Description
    Best use
    Multisport
    Sun: 6-12 hrs USB: 4 hrs
    USB
    Yes
    Lithium ion
    2200 mAh
    5V 1000mA
    Lithium
    5 x 0.75 x 0.75 inches
    No
    3.2 ounces
    Charge time (hrs)
    External charge
    Battery included
    Battery type
    Battery storage capacity (mAh)
    Power output to device (mA)
    Material(s)
    Dimensions
    Foldable
    Weight

    Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Recharger

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    Goal Zero Switch 8 Portable Rechargeris rated4.5455out of5by11.
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat BuyHaving a solar panel is great, but lets face it, your batteries usually go out when it's already dark out. Great addition to any day-full activities whether it be Disneyland, a long hike, motorcycle ride, caving, backpacking whatever! It's nice to not have to be stuck next to a wall or leaving things in the car to charge.
    Date published: 2014-03-02
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat PurchaseThis product met my expectations. I use it almost everyday. Charging takes longer than expected but if you charge it over night and leave it in your bag for a day or so it still remains fully charged and is good to go. Perfect for those times when you really need to charge an electronic device and there are no outlets to be found.
    Date published: 2014-02-26
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat itemThis is to make my battery powered devices last longer when I am away from Electricity I use it for my iPhone, iPad, Headphones etc. Powerful and compact I love it
    Date published: 2013-11-03
    Rated5out of5byfromExcellent power for its sizeI had the guide 10 which is much larger and heavier but this has more power and is way more compact, its a no brainer as i never swapped out the batteries to charge multiple sets in my guide 10
    Date published: 2013-10-24
    Rated3out of5byfromLowered ExpectationsThis may be a great product under the right circumstances; but it is not what I expected - though not the company's fault. Just want to provide some clarification and avoid possible confusion. The way the current REI description is written it might seem that the unit as sold allows it to be charged directly from a wall outlet. This is not true. It can only be charged using a USB connector. The unit itself is not supplied with a connector that allows charging from a wall outlet. You must provide your own. One of the earlier reviews makes it also sound like it can be easily charged directly. (I have emailed REI about this problem with their description). Secondly, I've plugged this into the USB outlet on my computer keyboard (using a Mac Pro) and I get error messages that the Switch 8 is drawing too much power and that the computer needs to disconnect some of its USB functionalities. So, be sure to test fully before relying on it too much.
    Date published: 2013-09-05
    Rated5out of5byfromDoes exactly as promisedUse it for overnight bicycling touring. Extends the amount of time I can keep track of my times, without finding a place to charge various small electronics.
    Date published: 2013-08-03
    Rated5out of5byfromGreat product!The Switch 8 Portable Recharger recharges my iPhone 5 when I'm running low on power. I've used it in the wild, on transit, and when I'm in a car but don't have a car charger. I love the integration with photovoltaic panels, but generally just plug it into the wall or my computer via USB. It's so flexible! I liked this so much, I bought two for my earthquake kit. The small blue lights that indicate remaining charge are also great.
    Date published: 2013-07-31
    Rated4out of5byfromInteresting little device....good for recharging a dead cell or running a lina light for super light camping. will add a boost to a laptop or ereader. light and easy to use.
    Date published: 2013-07-17

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