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Solar Chargers Save your phone at the beach

Solar chargers are great for commuters who always need their devices to be charged up to 100%. While there has been a rising trend to have charging ports on trains and buses there are still places where you will find yourself without any way to charge your dying digital device.

Luckily the technology behind solar panel charging has come down in size and price in recent years. And since most of the time that you are on the go the sun is up you are able to charge your solar panel charger all day long.

My friends and I love to spend the day at the beach, but the problem with the beach is there are no power outlets to charge cell phones and ereaders. Which is fine when you are spending the day with friends because then we won't be on the phone all day, but the battery still drains.

Especially because we switch out who has to sit with the towels bags and cell phones, which usually involves them taking pictures and posting them on Facebook or them playing games. So we each have our turn to drain our cell phone's battery.

It has happened a few times that our phones have died and we had to beg someone else on the beach to lend us a phone so we could call a cab to come pick us up.

One of my friends recently picked up a solar charger and brought it to the beach on our next trip. While everyone else's phones died he was able to charge his phone up to call the cab. This inspired the rest of us that solar chargers were not as dorky as we had thought.

Now when we go to the beach there is always one person who has to sit with the bags and cell phones, as well as our little solar charger farm that we set up.

Its a funny sight all those little panels laying the sand, but we haven't been stuck with a dead battery since we got them!

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Are solar chargers expensive?

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Oct 14, 2013 | Electronics - Others

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How long should it take to charge my iPhone using a solar charger?

Solar chargers imply you could hold your USB devices complete of juice, without having to rely on a mains power supply, or maybe a battery ?C while utilizing a sustainable supply of power. A brand new wave of chargers has come onto the marketplace. Some are ultra-portable, pocket-sized choices, even though other individuals are larger, more powerful set-ups that you could take on camping trips or anywhere where mains electricity is tough to come by.When you are in search of the appropriate solar charger, look at what you??re charging with it. An iPhone can charge twice the speed as a Samsung Galaxy, one example is, so owners with the latter would wish to look at a charger using a higher, quicker Wh output. By far the most straightforward way to examine them can be a ratio of energy to smartphone battery life, or Wh output. Around 10Wh is sufficient for a slower charge (as an example, 12 watts requires 1 hour and 50 minutes to charge an iPhone 6), although 40-50Wh is usually a super-quick power-up. Using the solar chargers, genuine sunlight is required. Nevertheless it does not matter if it is overcast - it is the UV rays which give the chargers life.

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Oct 14, 2013 | Electronics - Others

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Are solar chargers heavier than regular chargers?

Naturally due to the size of solar chargers they are going to be a little heavier than a regular charger, but keep in mind that solar chargers are able to charge you device so long as the sun is up.

Oct 14, 2013 | Electronics - Others

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hi friend,
step 1
Make sure you have all of the accessories. Some phones need special adapters for charging. If you're having problems fitting the charger into your cigarette lighter socket, check with your cell phone company. You may need an adapter ring.
  • Step 2 Find the right battery. Certain phones can only be used with batteries from the same company. If you are using a counterfeit battery, be aware that you may not be able to charge it with your current set up.
  • Step 3 Read the manual. Something as simple as charging a battery may take specific instructions. For example, some cell batteries need to be charged immediately while others come fully charged.
  • Step 4 Use your charger. Most cell phone chargers are easy to use plugging right into your phone and home outlet or car electrical cigarette socket. Read your manual on specific steps needed for charging your phone.
  • Step 5 Try Cellboosts. These convenient devices are disposable battery packs that plug into your phone, charging it when the charger isn't accessible. Cellboosts usually last for an hour and are not compatible with all cell phones.
  • Step 6 Go solar. This innovation allows you to charge your phone wherever there is light. Just attach your cell to a portable adapter and let the light do the rest
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