Powertraveller Powermonkey Extreme Portable Charger

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The waterproof Powertraveller Powermonkey Extreme 12V Solar Battery Charger provides a compact and durable source of solar power for tablets, phones, music players, e-readers, cameras and GPS units.

- REI

The PowerTraveller Powermonkey Extreme is capable of charging iPads and tablets too. iPad 1, iPad 2, iPad 3 and iPad mini can be plugged directly into the extreme's USB socket via customer's Apple-supplied white sync / charge cable and will recharge up to 2 times depending on the model of your iPad. The iPad 4 has slightly different charging requirements and so the 2013 PowerTraveller Powermonkey Extreme includes a gorilla-pad adaptor specifically for this model. The gorilla-pad plugs into the 12V DC socket and is used together with customer's Apple sync / charge cable to charge iPad 4. You can also use the gorilla-pad for the other iPads/tablets or to give yourself another 5V USB socket if required.The PowerTraveller Powermonkey Extreme is waterproof for 30 minutes up to 1 metre and shock resistant - perfect for the outdoor, marine & adventure enthusiast, as well as military & aid agencies. When used in conjunction with the aquastrap, the PowerTraveller Powermonkey Extreme will be kept watertight whilst it charges your devices.For 2013, changes to the LCD screen which displays battery capacity level and working status complete the upgrades to the PowerTraveller Powermonkey Extreme. Rather than bars indicating how much power is in the unit, the new PowerTraveller Powermonkey Extreme has a digital read out numbered from 01 (requires charging) to 99 (fully charged). When the unit requires charging, the battery icon in the bottom corner will flash. Whilst the unit is charging, the LCD screen will turn red and then green once charging is complete. During normal operation, the LCD screen will be blue.

- CampSaver.com

Charges iPadTablet iPhoneSmartphone iPodsMP3MP4 ereaders PDAs PSPHandheld games consoles Satellite Navigation Systems digital cameras Five years in development the powermonkey extreme is the culmination of feedback from real power users in some of the most remote locations on the planet and embodies Powertravellers understanding of customer requirements in the outdoor and adventure travel marketThe powermonkey extreme houses a massive 9000mAh capacity Lithium Polymer battery and offers users real power in a compact durable shell The unit is capable of recharging most 5V devices including an iPhone up to 6 times a Garmin Edge 800 up to 6 times and standard mobiles up to 12 timesThe powermonkey extreme has two output channels one channel outputs 700mAh max standard USB whilst the DC port outputs 21Amps max to support the Apple iPad iPad compatible cable included and other tablet computers Its worth noting that the iPad can be charged directly from the standard USB socket but will charge faster when using the supplied cable via the DC out port You can also hook it up to the Samsung Galaxy Tab using one of our Powertraveller Galaxy Tab Cables and then plugging your Samsung Tab cable into thatIP67 rated meaning it is waterproof for 30 minutes up to 1 metre and shock resistant the powermonkey extreme is perfect for the outdoor marine adventure enthusiast as well as military aid agencies Featuring an LCD screen which displays battery capacity level and working status onoff its unique one touch friction swipe ONOFF control is designed so the unit can only be turned on once connected to a device and cannot be accidentally switched on when not in use To turn the powermonkey extreme on swipe the panel from left to right with your thumb To turn off swipe with your thumb from right to left When the 5V device or tablet computer is fully charged the auto shutoff function means the powermonkey extreme will turn itself off after 2 minutes so the user does not have to monitor the charge state of the device being charged thus saving powerThe powermonkey extreme can be recharged in three ways via the universal mains charger via the solar panel or via USB Whilst the unit is recharging the LCD screen will be red once fully charged the screen will turn green When the unit is in use the screen will be blueThe rugged clamshell design solar panel offers 3 Watt max output allowing full recharge of the powermonkey extreme within 15 hours in optimum light conditions The powermonkey extreme also has a solar energy detection feature which activates the incorporated stateoftheart MPPT maximum power point tracker technology allowing the solar panel to charge the powermonkey unit more efficiently in low light conditions Users can also simultaneously use the solar panel to charge the powermonkey extreme whilst it is charging their deviceThe solar panel can be attached to tents or rucksacks via the included Velcro strap so is perfect for hiking and is designed to take the knocks and spills of both the power hungry adventurer and the busy travellerThe Polysilicon solar panel offers photovoltaic efficiency up to 17 and features a USB output fully supporting Apple iPhoneiPod mobile phones and other 5V gadgets such as portable games consoles handheld GPS systems etc The solar panel can fully charge the powermonkeyeXtreme in approx 15 hoursThe powermonkey extreme unit weighs 242g and measures 152 x 595 x 28mm whilst the solar panel weighs 214g measures 171 x 90 mm and is 18mm deep when folded The unit has a very low static wastage meaning you can leave it for up to 1 year and it will still hold 75 of its charge and includes a whole host of safety features to give you total peace of mind

- Bentgate.com

For power without boundaries, the powermonkey-eXtreme is a portable charger for 5V devices-perfect for the outdoor and adventure traveler.

- EMS

If life without your devices is simply unimaginable, pack the Powertraveller Powermonkey Extreme Portable Charger and gain the ability to power up your devices--seriously, ALL your devices. The kit includes a powerful lithium polymer battery which can, for example, charge a smartphone up to six times. There's also a clamshell-style solar panel that fully recharges the battery in 15 hours, and you can charge the battery via USB or a standard wall outlet before you get to the trailhead. The rugged waterproof construction allows the Powermonkey to perform in the toughest environments imaginable, too.

- Backcountry.com