The Goal Zero Switch 8 recharging kit combines the Switch 8 portable recharger, Nomad 3.5 solar panel, and Luna LED light to help keep you powered up and illuminated wherever you go.
Switch 8 recharger contains a lithium battery and USB in/out to give your smartphone, tablet, or other USB-compatible device a boost from the wall, your car, or the sun
Lithium battery holds a full charge for up to 6 months
The Nomad 3.5 solar panel charges the Switch 8 with sunlight in 6 - 12 hrs.; it features a foldable, rugged design and a pocket that protects gear while charging
Switch on the Luna LED light to illuminate anything from a keyboard to a tent; its low power draw makes it a long-lasting light solution
1 watt LED with 10 bulbs efficiently produces bright, white light and is rated for 20,000 hrs. of use; 9 in. bendable cord lets you secure the light at any angle
This item contains hazardous or flammable materials and is restricted to surface shipping only. Online orders for shipment to Alaska must be picked up at the Anchorage REI store (follow options for Free Shipping to REI Store when ordering); shipment to any other Alaska address is not offered. Sorry, this product cannot be shipped to Hawaii, APO, FPO or international addresses.
Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharging Kit with Luna LED Light Specs
Sun: 5-10 hrs USB: 4 hrs
USB: 5v 1000 mA (5W)
(Switch 8) 0.75 x 5 / (Nomad 3.5) unfolded:14 x 7 x 0.5, folded: 7 x 5.5 x 1 inches
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Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharging Kit with Luna LED Light
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Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharging Kit with Luna LED Lightis rated4.5out of5by2.
Rated4out of5byWLVRNEfromGood Buy...I have used this a few times backpacking. I like the solar panel... It is compact and lightweight and is easy to strap on the outside of my pack. I have looked at/compared SO MANY of these types of products. I like this one the best. The flexible light is pretty cool too. I would never carry the light on the trail, but I use it at home as it plugs into any USB wall charger.
My complaint is with the GoalZero Battery... it's poor quality. It takes over 3 hours to charge and provides an 80% charge (in 2hrs plus) to my iPhone 5... AT BEST. I have since purchased other rechargeable battery cells - off brands from various sources that work MUCH BETTER. The off brands are smaller, lighter, charge quicker, and give back more of a charge to my devices. I would recommend this, but I'd say skip the battery and just buy the solar panel. Search the web for other batteries.... and the combo is perfect.
My purpose for this product is to keep my iPhone charged in the backcountry as it is my camera and GPS.
Date published: 2013-06-26
Rated5out of5byAme the gypsyfromNice little kitSo far I really like this solar kit. It charges the lithium 'switch' battery pretty rapidly and used that to charge my cell phone and nano ipod within an hour. It's small and very portable for travel. I take the 'switch' with me sometimes when I've forgotten to charge my phone. I attach my phone, put it in my bag and viola! it's charged when I need it. This would be great for backpacking and camping too.
Date published: 2013-02-26
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Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharging Kit with Luna LED Light Customer Reviews