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Description of Solio Universal Hybrid ChargerSolio, the Universal Hybrid Charger is powerful enough to charge all of your handheld electronic products at home or on the move, anywhere under the sun. Solio is a Hybrid because it can accept power from either the wall socket or Sun storing this energy within Solios internal rechargeable battery. Solio then uses this energy to power your gadgets at the same rate as if they were plugged into the wall. Solio will also hold its charge for up to a year. Solio limits your need to purchase and carry around multiple chargers for all of your gadgets and is your one stop charging solution for all of your products from cell phones and iPods, to digital cameras, game players, and GPS. One hour of sun will give you enough juice to play your iPod for about an hour or provide up to 25 mins of additional talk time on most cell phones. When fully charged Solio can store enough power to charge a typical cell phone or an iPod Nano at least two times. Have you plugged into the Sun latelyFeaturesProvides an emergency power source when away from power outlets Interchangeable power tips allow you to power multiple gadgets with a single charger tips for most products included in pack Works with multiple gadgets, including mobile phones, Bluetooth headsets, smartphonesPDAs, MP3 players, portable gaming devices, digital cameras, GPS and more Reusable - use it again and again Compact lightweight design - convenient for travel or emergency use
- US Outdoor Store
Harness the power of the sun or the nearest electrical socket with the Solio Classic Universal Hybrid Charger. Take it with you on camping trips and keep your iPod, cell phone, or camera full of juice with the power of the sun, attachments for Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung, and a USB port replicator tip provide plenty of options for keeping your electronics charged and ready to go.
- Mountain Gear
The Solio charger is your one stop solution to charging all your gizmo and gadget needs.. Solio features a fan blade design that allows it to achieve maximum solar area when in use. Just spread out the blades, expose them to direct sunlight either out of doors or affixed to a window, and get ready to take your power on the road!. Charging Solio's internal battery takes 8-10 hours of direct sunlight.. Solio will charge your device at the same rate as your conventional charger. Using the included wall adapter, solio will fully charge in approximately 4 hours.. Solio can store energy for more than one year.. Environmental Benefits - Do your part to protect the planet! Charge from the sun as much as possible. It's free, and it helps the environment. Wall chargers consume electricity even if no device is attached. Please ensure that you disconnect them when not in use.. Charging outdoors in direct sunlight will give you better performance. Alternatively, leave Solio attached to a. Rated Output: 4 - 12V, 0 - 1 Amp. Max Solar panel output: 155mA at 6V. Weight: 156g or 5.6 oz. Internal Battery: Rechargeable 3.6 volts, 1600mAh lithium-ion Wall charger: 6v / 420 mAh Global travel adapter with US/UK/EU/AU/NZ adapters. Dimensions (LxHxW): 4.7 x 1.3 x 2.5 in./11.94 x 3.30 x 6.35 cm. Temperature Range: - 20 C to 55 C
- Tahoe Mountain Sports
Now with a free LED Light Tip, the Solio Classic solar charger keeps virtually all hand-held electronics topped off with free solar power anywhere you can find sunshine. Plug into the sun! Plug the included LED Light Tip into the adapter tip cable for powerful and portable illumination; take it everywhere you go and use it any time you need instant light. Solar cells are 20% more efficient than previous models, allowing faster charging from the sun. Sleek, compact design fans into a flowerlike shape, ready to collect the sun's energy; just place in the light and Solio begins to charge. Solio Classic includes a microUSB tip that supports many new cell phones such as Motorola, Blackberry, LG and more. User-replaceable lithium ion battery stores solar energy for up to 1 year, letting you charge up your portable electronic accessories. Solio Classic can be propped up to face the light with the included pencil. Easy-to-operate device can be charged from either solar energy or with included USB charging cable. Once charged, simply plug in electronic device, press a button and charging begins; status-indicator LED on button shows power level of battery. Includes adapters for popular mobile phone brands, USB and mini USB. Approximate charge time for Solio from the sun is 6 - 8 hrs. and about 6 hrs. from the USB charging cable. About 60 min. of sunlight can provide nearly 10 min. of talk time or 4 hrs. of standby on most cell phones (performance may vary). Rated output of 4 - 12 volts at 0 - 1 amp; solar panel output of 165mA at 6 volts; internal rechargeable lithium ion battery outputs 1600mAh at 3.6 volts. Measures 4.7 x 2.5 x 1.3 in. when closed; operating temperature range is -4degF to 131degF. The Solio Classic solar charger is designed to easily dismantle and recycle.