SunJack 14W Solar Panel / Charger + 8000mAh Battery Pack (With Quick Charge)

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Gadgets galore these days – most using the ubiquitous USB connection for charging.  I myself have 3 or 4 high capacity batteries to bail me out when either of my iPhones (1 for work – 1 personal) or iPad is in need of a charge and I am nowhere near an outlet. Seems only logical to leverage the ever-falling prices of solar panels to utilize solar power to charge these devices.

This is the SunJack 14W Solar Panel with built-in 7 watt charger. It also includes a charging cable and an 8000mAh battery, all protected in a neat folio styled package. The battery features fast charge using Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0, supported by many Android phones.

Included with the device is the solar charger, battery pack, a fast charge cable, a carabiner and manual.

Technical Specifications
Solar panels: 14 watts of high efficiency mono-crystalline
Max output voltage/current: One 5V/1.5A USB port
Battery: 8,000mAh lithium-polymer battery ~ 5 hours
Unit Size folded: 9″ x 6.5″ x 1.75″ (23cm x 16.5cm x 4.5cm) – similar to an iPad.
Unit Size unfolded: 9″ x 31″ x 1″ (23cm x 79cm x 2.5cm)
Unit Weight: 1.75 / 0.8 (lbs/kg)

The device arrives in nice packaging …

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The cables, carabiners and battery are contained in a zippered pouch

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The package unfolds to reveal 4 mono-crystalline panels

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The charger has 2 USB ports for either charging the included battery or other batteries or ostensibly powering small devices.

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When charging the battery provides visual indicators of state of charge – each LED represents 20% charge.

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Of course it’s required that you zip up the pouch and turn the panel over for full power charging. This puts the battery and charger under the panel and out of direct sunlight. Mine did not get overly hot while charging in direct Sunlight.

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The supplied sample arrived with around 40% battery charge – it took around an hour to bring it to 100%.  SunJack claims that a full charge (from empty) is attained after 5 hours of direct sunlight

This little package retails for $139 direct from SunJack.com



Dan M

Love firearms and flashlights – and they go well together. I’ve been admiring and writing about quality flashlights for about 8 years…built my own integrating sphere….done a few mods. Proof positive that a 58 year old can still love toys!


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  • TheNotoriousIUD

    Pretty cool, ive been looking at solar chargers.

    • Giolli Joker

      …and was your gaze enough to charge them?

      • TheNotoriousIUD

        It melted them.
        Im no longer welcome at REI.

  • Vitor Roma

    Off topic: guys, TFB needs to post about the latest IV8888 meltdown. Quite impressive stuff.

    • RocketScientist

      can you give some more context for those of us who have no clue what you’re talking about?

      • Twilight sparkle

        Iv8888 is a youtuber who likes to shoot things till they stop working, aka “meltdown”

        • Ren

          TFB has it’s own memes now, dear god.

          • Twilight sparkle

            Not exactly… just look it up on YouTube, that’ll clear things up

      • Sunshine_Shooter

        Lack of awareness of IV8888 meltdown only proves that TFB needs more IV8888 meltdown coverage!
        (not shaming you, using your experience to prove a point)

  • CS

    This panel Looks very similar to the goal zero line i often see at Costco.

  • Sasquatch

    Cool….. But can I attach it to a rail of some sort or what?

  • Dan M

    Folks, clearly it ain’t a flashlight and it ain’t a firearm. Just seems like a useful product for firearm owners, who often happen to also enjoy the great outdoors. This will be pretty handy to carry along and be able to charge a phone!

    • raz-0

      If you step up to one of the various portable panel options out there with a 12v jack, it becomes very useful for flashlight owners. Part of my kit for dealing with extended power outtages from storms is a setup using one of those panels and a 4 bank nitecore charger. it keeps me in functioning flashlights near indefinitely unless it is very, very overcast.

    • Phillip Cooper

      There’s a much better product for 1/2 the price on Amazon. I used it during Hurricane Matthew to keep my phone and headlamp charged without any issue at all. I’ll post info if anyone is interested.

      • Ren

        The specs would certainly be useful, I’ve been considering getting one of these things but my understanding is that they take a day or two to get a decent charge unless you live somewhere that get’s a whole lot of hot, bright sunlight. I don’t, sadly.

        Also the reviews ‘hour for 40% to 100% charge’ but specced at a 5 hour charging period has me thinking that the review model LEDs may have been rigged, although that does look glouriously sunny and warm. I’m jealous.

        • Dan M

          Nah, no rigging. It was a really bright and sunny day, and who knows how accurate those LED meters are. It truly went from 2 ‘bars’ to a full 5 ‘bars’ in an hour.

      • DanGoodShot

        Color me interested. Post away bro.

  • Phillip Cooper

    Where does the cartridge load?

    • Longhaired Redneck

      At the muzzle…