Goal Zero Power Packs Roundup

Goal Zero Power Packs

Goal Zero Power Packs for On the go

Goal Zero is a maker of solar power packs and panels and has been around since 2009. They are all about the solar life. Their products are solar powered and you can get lighting products, solar panels and solar generators / power packs.

Here is a roundup of their best power pack and generator offerings.  Also learn more about The Goal Zero Solar Panels Here.

Guide 10 Plus Power Pack

The Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus is a power pack that uses 4 rechargeable batteries to store power. You can use this power pack with a solar panel to charge the batteries or connect it to a USB port for charging.

Once the batteries are charged you can then use this power pack to charge the batteries of your hand held devices like your mobile phone, iPad, tablet, etc. or use it directly to power your device.

This basic capacity is 11 Watthours, with 2300mAh at 4.8V.This power pack can use either AA or AAA rechargeable batteries to store the electric charge, this means that if you have 2 sets of rechargeable batteries you can use one set to power your device while recharging the other set. Using it in this manner means that you will always have power at your disposal when you need it.

The Guide 10 Plus is very compact and lightweight. It measures 2.5 x 4 x 0.8 inches and weighs in at 7.8 ounces. This makes this power pack easy to carry and have enough power to recharge your phone whenever it runs out of power.

The Guide 10 Plus power pack receives high marks on Amazon. The customers who bought this device were happy with its performance. Many of them stated how easy it was to carry extra power to recharge their devices and that it was a very useful device to have.

All in all the Guide 10 Plus is a handy device to have that does what it was designed to do by letting you have power when you need it to recharge your hand held devices or power them.

Check out these two options: Goal Zero 21005 Guide 10 Plus USB Power Pack or the

Goal Zero 11406 Guide 10 Plus Silver Battery Pack

Escape 150 Power Pack

The Goal Zero Escape 150 Power PackThe Escape 150 Power pack from Goal Zero is a very convenient way to store electric power. It has a large capacity of 150 watt hours of storage capacity. It has 3 outlets a USB outlet, a 12 volt DC outlet as well a wall type AC outlet with an 80 watt integrated inverter. Also has a EURO port for 220V output

This lets you use this power pack not only to charge your devices through the USB outlet and the 12 volt outlet but also to run any appliance that can be normally connected to a wall outlet.

The Escape 150 Power Pack can be charged by using a solar panel, by connecting it to your car battery with the 12 volt adapter or it can be charged by connecting it to a wall outlet.

This power pack is extremely versatile and can be used wherever you need electric power. It can be taken camping to power your appliances or to recharge your devices. It also be used as a power source for your cabin in the woods or a backup source of power at home to power appliances during small power outages.

The Escape 150 uses an AGM battery to store the electric power. This battery needs to be recharged every 3 months or kept on a trickle charger when not in use. Also when using this power pack it is recommended that you do not completely drain it of the electric charge.

The Escape 150 Power pack gets a mid range rating. The reviews from customers who bought this product are mixed. Some of them were happy with the performance of this product while some of them complained that the battery would not hold a charge. It seems that some customers got this product with a defective battery but those that received the unit with a good battery found that it did what it was designed to do.

See current pricing on Amazon at: Goal0 Escape 150 Power Pack, 150Wh, 220 V Output

Sherpa 50 Power Pack

The Goal Zero Sherpa 50 is a light weight power pack that can keep you supplied with power to recharge your hand held devices. This power pack can supply your devices with power through an USB outlet, a 12 volt DC outlet or AC power with an inverter attached to it. The 50 model represents a 50 Whr capacity at 5200mAh.

It is designed for various tablet, laptops and cameras. However the manufacture notes that when considering laptops the Sherpa 100 is better suited to power a MacBook Pro where power requirements are higher. Be sure to check these requriements if a laptop power source is required.

The Sherpa 50 can be recharged using a solar panel, it can also be charged from your car using a 12 volt adapter or charged through a wall outlet.

The Sherpa 50 is easy to pack and take with you wherever you may need electric power to recharge your devices. It is small and light weight having dimensions of 4.5 x 1.5 x 5.25 inches and it weighs in at only 1.2 lbs.

The Sherpa 50 gets a 80 plus percent high ratingand the customers who bought this product were very happy with its performance. Some of the users commented on the device being small and still being able to recharge their devices more than once. They also commented on the fact that it was well made and was extremely suited to take along camping or hiking where you have no electricity available.

The Sherpa 50 is a very useful power pack to have especially when used with a solar panel and an inverter to supply power to your devices wherever you may need it. It is very well made and quite rugged.

Check these options: Goal Zero 11004 Sherpa 50 Silver Portable Recharger or the

Goal Zero 42005 Sherpa 50 Silver/Black Solar Recharging Kit with Inverter

Sherpa 100 Power Pack

The Sherpa 100 is a power pack that is brought to you by Goal Zero. It is equipped with 2 ultra fast smart USB outlets, a 12 volt DC outlet, an innovative outlet specially designed for your laptops and an optional detachable inverter (sold seperately) to supply you with AC power.

The capacity of this power pack is 98Whrs and is a great power pack for tables, latpops DSLR Cameras and some lighting.

This is the largest power pack that you are allowed to carry with you on a plane. This power pack is light weight and small enough that you can carry it with you in your back pack to supply you with power to charge your devices whenever you go camping or hiking.

The Sherpa 100 can be charged with solar panels, from your car using a 12 volt DC adapter or through a wall outlet. It is very portable having dimensions of 5.8 x 5.2 x 1.5 inches and it weighs in at only 1.9 lbs. The Sherpa 100 can also be chained to another Sherpa 100 if you need more power.

The Sherpa 100 gets a high rating in reviews. The customers who bought this product were very happy with its performance. Some of them commented on it being a really good source of emergency or back up power. Some of them also commented on it being a very effective tool for those who had a lot of devices that needed to be recharged when camping or back packing. This is a great supplement for outdoor research efforts to keep devices up and running.

The Sherpa 100 is an efficient way of carrying electrical power to recharge your devices when you are traveling or you are in a place where the is no electric power available.

Check these options for this power pack: 22002 Sherpa 100 Portable Recharger or the

42011 Sherpa 100 Solar Recharging Kit

Solar Generators

The next step in power packs are the Solar generators. It’s a play on having more power via the battery storage option where you may would have used a small gas powered generator. These units give you the option to use quiet clean power.

Yeti 150 Solar Generator

The Goal Zero Yeti 150 solar generator is a convenient plug and play generator that you can use anywhere you need power. This generator is charged using various methods such as solar panels, a car battery, or a wall AC outlet.

This unit can be fully charged in 6 hours with an AC outlet. While it takes 8 hours for it to be charged through a car battery and depending on the size of the solar panels it can take anywhere between 17 hours to 52 hours depending on the sized used.

The capacity of this unit is 150Wh and 14,000mAh. This unit is not chain-able so is used on a single available power basis.

Go here for our extended look at the Yeti 150. or check out options at Amazon: Goal Zero Yeti 150

Yeti 400 Solar Generator

The Yeti 400 solar generator is a quiet way to power your appliances without any pollution. It has 400Whr capacity and 33Ah. It can be chained together to increase power output.

You can use this generator anywhere you need electric power especially when camping or at your cabin, your base camp or even as a back up source at home during power outages. It is a model that works well and can charge a laptop 5 or more times on a single charge.

The Yeti 400 has USB outlets to charge your devices. It also has a 12 volt outlet to charge your 12 volt devices and it also has a wall outlet that lets you plug your AC devices directly to it.

The Yeti 400 can be conveniently charged by using solar panels taking from 8 to 110 hours to charge depending on the panel set used. The Goal Zero Boulder Series Solar Panel is recommend for quicker charge times and workhorse needs although the Nomad 20 Solar Panel can be used but taking 40 to 80 hours to fully charge.

It can also be charged by plugging it in to your car 12 volt adapter (13 hours) or by plugging it in to a regular wall outlet (5 hours) . The Yeti 400 has dimensions of 8 x 10.2 x 8 inches and weighs in at 29 lbs.

The Yeti 400 gets very good review ratings. Most of the customers who bought this product were very satisfied with its performance. Some of them commented on it being a well built product, while others commented on how easy it was to use and was the perfect source of electricity for their needs out in the field or while tailgating or camping.

The Yeti 400 is a well made product that can supply you with electrical power anywhere you might need it. It is designed to supply you with 400 watt hours of power. Since it can be recharged using solar panels it is an ideal source of power to be used in the field where you do not have any electricity available.

Options: Model 23000 Yeti 400 Solar Generator or

Yeti 400 Solar Generator Kit w/Nomad 20 Solar Panel Yeti 400 Emergency Power Combo

More: Goal Zero Yeti 400

Yeti 1250 Solar Generator

The Yeti 1250 is a Solar generator that stores electric power for you to use when you do not have any available. This generator supplies you with electric power without any noise or pollution. It can also be chained together to increase your power output needs.

The Yeti 1250 can be charged by using solar panels taking from 27 to 250 hours to charge depending on the panel set used. The Goal Zero Boulder 90 Soalr Panel is recommend for quicker charge times and workhorse needs.

This unit is quite heavy and weighs in at 103 lbs and has dimensions of 11 x 16 x 14.5 inches. It can be charged using solar panels or by connecting it to your car with a 12 volt adapter (charged in 40+ hours) or by connecting it to a wall outlet (charged in 16 to 20 hours). The Yeti 1250 is equipped with 3 USB outlets, 3 DC outlets, 3 AC outlets as well as Anderson power pole outlet. It also has a display that lets you know how much it is charged and how much power you are using.

The Yeti 1250 gets great reviews and the customers who bought this product were very satisfied with its performance. Some of them commented on it being silent while supplying them with electricity. Some also commented on it being able to deliver clean electric power which would mrun their electronic equipment safely.

The Yeti 1250 can also be chained to another Yeti in case you need more electric power. It is very quite and delivers electric power when you need it wherever you need it without any pollution. Being able to charge it with solar panels means you can have a power source to power your electrical equipment even when living off the grid.

Options: Model 31901 Yeti 1250 Silver/Black XX-Large Silent Generator or

Ultimate Yeti 1250 Solar Generator Kit with cart, (8) Boulder 30 solar panels, (4) panel carrying cases, (2) Solar Tripod (holds 4 panels), (6) Light a Life Lanterns, (20) Boulder Clips, (1) 8mm 30′ Ext. Cable, (2) 8mm 4x Combiner

More: Goal Zero Yeti 1250 options

Summary

Goal Zero provides a good array of power pack products. Everything from the 4 pack Guide 10 for small electronic charging and backup needs to the mid range laptop and tablet charging with the Sherpa 50 and 100 airplane portable packs.

The solar generators are great options for more extended needs for getting multiple laptops charged and providing a quiet option for powering up instruments and electronics.

The solar panel options for charging are a good alternative for extended stay camps where other charging methods are not available. Good consideration of time and power needs to determine if multiple units are needed on a rotating chargable basis should be laid out so you know you can have power available when you need it.

A good feature of the Yeti 400 and 1250 is the chain-able option which allows you to increase power output for those times where a specific instrument may require additional power.

For those needing quiet and reliable power backup this company’s products provide an excellent choice in usable solar options.

Additional Products

Goal Zero 32001 Lighthouse 250 Portable Battery Charger USB Power Hub and Lantern

Model 25001 110V Sherpa AC Inverter

Portable Torch 250 with Power Hub and Emergency Light with Solar and Hand Crank

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