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Old 01-30-14, 05:27 PM
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I have the GoalZero Sherpa. The entire system (panel, battery, inverter) weighs 8 lbs. The panel is a soft panel and folds to book size. I use it mainly for expedition trips. I took it on a 400 mile coastal backpacking trip last summer and I was a big hit with the cyclists at the Hiker/Biker campgrounds.
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Old 01-31-14, 10:08 AM
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Originally Posted by lakhotason View Post
I have the GoalZero Sherpa. The entire system (panel, battery, inverter) weighs 8 lbs. The panel is a soft panel and folds to book size. I use it mainly for expedition trips. I took it on a 400 mile coastal backpacking trip last summer and I was a big hit with the cyclists at the Hiker/Biker campgrounds.
8lbs seems very heavy. The GoalZero Sherpa can certainly power a lot, but if you need that many power options you must be carrying a lot of electronics.
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Originally Posted by fietsbob View Post
I have 2 Schmidt SON AC generating hubs running LED lights . on 2 bikes , drag is unnoticeable. 3w6v

USB is 5v DC, so somewhere theres a full-wave rectifier chip to change that.



Others must have a Phone running all the time , I dont.
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Old 01-31-14, 11:38 AM
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Apparently getting to be a crowded market place for that sort of stuff Too ..

buy and review for yourself ..
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Photography is the culprit. I spend weeks in the wilderness and batteries need recharging. I also edit photos and hd videos in the field so that requires a laptop also.
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