Goal Zero's Nomad 14 Plus Solar Panel is a powerful slim, rugged, weatherproof solar panel that allows you charge your phone and other USB devices directly from the sun.
Goal Zero says:
A 14-Watt panel re-engineered to be lighter and smarter, the Nomad 14 Plus Solar Panel has the innovative technology to charge USB devices directly from the sun. Detachable kickstand for modularity and power-flow indicator ensure the best solar charging experience.
What can the Nomad 14 Plus charge?
The solar panel does not hold a charge it produces power when it is exposed to sunlight. You can plug your phone directly into the panel or use it to recharge a portable recharger for later use. The Nomad 14 Plus is great for recharging things like:
What Goal Zero products work best with the Nomad 14 Plus?
Nomad 14 Plus panel works best with all of our small to medium rechargers.
Goal Zero's Nomad 14 Plus Solar Panel is a slick little solar panel for those who need a lot of power in the back country Reasonably light-weight and portable. It is very effective at quickly charging small devices and will optimise the best use of its energy. It comes with a magnetically-removable kickstand which is useful in angling at the sun. But if you don't want to carry the extra weight, you can take the kickstand off and leave it at home.
Thanks to the LED displays its easy to see the strength of the sun and adjust the position of the solar panel to maximise your energy input. As the panel itself doesn't hold charge for the most flexible use of power its best to use with a power bank so your not restricted to only being able to charge your devices during the day.
For those who want to recharge phones and other small electronics, or store energy in small batteries for later, this is a good choice.
- Reviewed by BasecampGear