The Goal Zero Yeti 150 Portable Power Station is powerful enough to provide the needed energy for camping or emergency situations.
Goal Zero says:
A plug-and-play, silent, fume-free portable power station for emergencies, camping, or wherever you need power. Your gas-free source of portable power to keep lights, phones and laptops powered on through any situation.
The Goal Zero Yeti 150 Portable Power Station is powerful enough to provide the needed energy for camping or emergency situations. There are three ways of charging, the first one being of course from the Sun, which takes roughly 11-22 hours with the recommended Boulder 30 Solar panel (not included). The second way of charging is from the wall (AC Inverter included), which takes about 6 hours and the third one is from your car using 12V port (not included), which takes about 8 hours.
It can end up being quite costly to buy this and the other two items (car charger and solar panel) to make use of all 3 charging abilities, but if you find yourself going on regular trips where an energy source is important then it's worth the investment, as you never know where you might have to recharge from next.
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It takes the same amount of time to charge your device from a Goal Zero power pack as it does from the wall.
When recharging gear with your Yeti 150, take note of the LCD Battery Display. If you plug in devices that have a high power requirement (a state-of-the-art gaming laptop), the charge level of your Yeti 150 can drop very quickly and you may not get exactly 150Wh of power. On the flipside, if you're recharging devices that draw power more slowly (a tablet), you will get closer to 150Wh from your Yeti 150. If you're experiencing shorter runtimes, you may want to check the device's power requirements.
Cold temperatures (below freezing) can impact the Yeti 150's battery capacity. If you'll be living off-grid in sub-zero conditions, we recommend keeping your Yeti 150 in an insulated cooler, and connected to a power source (sola panels). The natural heat generated by the Yeti 150 contained in an insulated cooler will keep battery capacity at its highest.
|Headlamp (4 Watt-Hours)||37 Charges|
|Smartphone (5-7 Watt-Hours)||15 Charges|
|GoPro® (5 Watt-Hours)||25 Charges|
|Digital Camera (8 Watt-Hours)||12 Charges|
|Tablet (25-42 Watt-Hours)||6 Charges|
|Laptop (50 Watt-Hours)||1-2 Charges|
|Nomad 7 Solar Panel||Not recommended|
|Nomad 13 Solar Panel||26-52 hours|
|Nomad 20 Solar Panel||17-34 hours|
|Boulder 15 Solar Panel||22-44 hours|
|Boulder 30 Solar Panel||11-22 hours|
|Escape 30 Briefcase||11-22 hours|
|Boulder 90 Solar Panel||3-6 hours|