ME² Solar Foldable 650/1200/2500

 

ME² Solar Foldable 650/1200/2500
Page Type Gear Review
Object Title ME² Solar Foldable 650/1200/2500
Manufacturer Euro-Line, Inc.
Page By JanVanGenk
Page Type Nov 14, 2007 / Nov 18, 2007
Object ID 4259
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Product Description

The Mobile Energy² Solar™ Foldable range of Euro-Line, Inc., is a lightweight, flexible solution for portable power for all types of outdoor needs. The Foldable product line includes 3 types of solar panels - Foldable 650, Foldable 1200 and Foldable 2500, corresponding to the power output of 6.5, 12 and 25 watts, respectively. These solar panels can be used to charge the portable electronics like cell phones, handheld GPS systems, satellite phones, PDA devices, MP3 players, digital cameras, or other 12V applications. They are also suitable for marine and automobile battery charging.

The packet includes:

  • Folding solar panel
  • 12 V vehicle power plug
  • 12 V vehicle power outlet
  • Battery clamps
  • 4 in. barrel connector
  • 8 ft. (2.5 m) extension cable


Characteristics of a Foldable solar panel:

  • Lightweight and portable
  • Foldable application utilizing flexible solar cells
  • Weather and UV resistant
  • Urethane backing
  • SAE 2-prong water-resistant connector plug
  • Functions with many devices even in cloudy and rainy skies
  • Re-charges batteries or powers directly
  • Easy installation on any backpack, tent or jacket
  • When folded fits virtually anywhere including backpacks, purses, cargo pant/jacket pockets.
  • Perfect for hiking, backpacking, at the beach, marine and automobile battery charging

Features




Model Foldable 650 Foldable 1200 Foldable 2500
Wattage 6.5 W 12 W 25 W
Output 12 V 12 V 12 V
Current 433 mA MAX. 800 mA MAX. 1500 mA MAX.
Weight 7 oz (200 g) 13 oz (360 g) 1.7 lbs (700 g)
Open size 29 1/4 x 9 x 1/32 in
75 x 23 x 0.08 cm)
29 1/4 x 16 x 1/32 in
(75 x 40.6 x 0.08 cm)
41 1/4 x 21 1/2 in
(102 x 55 cm)
Folded size 5 x 9 x 1/2 in
(13 x 23 x 1.3 cm)
5 x 9 x 3/4 in
(13 x 23 x 1.9 cm)
11 x 8 1/4 in
(28 x 21 cm)
Power to weight ratio watt/kg 32.5 33.3 35.7


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JanVanGenk - Nov 27, 2007 2:43 pm - Voted 5/5

Just great!
I have experience with Foldable 1200. Lightweight, packs small, hang-it-anywhere type and does what it is supposed to do. Charging times for the different types of devices are very reasonable, e.g. for a sat-phone it takes only a couple of hours on average (depending on cloudiness). Worked good even in a tent vestibule while it was snowing a little outside.

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