Guide 10 Plus Recharger
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Guide 10 Plus Recharger

$49.99

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With the Guide 10 Plus Recharger you have a portable, rugged charging kit as adventurous as you are. Charge AAs from the sun or any USB port, then power your phone, MP3, GPS, or perk up your tablet in a pinch.

SKU: 21005 Category:

  • Recharge by: USB & Solar
  • Power Output: USB, AA/AAA Batts.
  • Ideal for: Phone, GPS, Headlamp
  • Capacity: 11Wh, 2300mAh at 4.8V
  • Weight: 0.4 lbs (181 g)
  • Chainable: No

There are 2 ways to charge your Guide 10 Plus:

  • The Sun: The Guide 10 Plus can be charged by connecting a compatible solar panel (see the chart below for solar compatibility).
  • USB: The Guide 10 Plus can also be charged by being plugged into a USB power source.

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CHARGE TIMES
Charging From:Switch 8Guide 10 PlusSherpa 50Sherpa 100
USB4 Hours6-10 HoursN/AN/A
WallN/AN/A3 Hours3 Hours
CarN/AN/A3 Hours4 Hours
Nomad 7 Solar Panel4-8 Hours3-6 HoursNot RecommendedNot Recommended
Nomad 13 Solar Panel4 Hours 2.5-5 Hours 8-16 Hours15-30 Hours
Nomad 20 Solar Panel4 Hours2.5-5 Hours6-12 Hours10-20 Hours
Boulder 30 Solar PanelNot CompatibleNot Compatible4-8 Hours7-14 Hours
CHARGE TIMES
Charging From:Yeti 150Yeti 400Yeti 1250
USBN/AN/AN/A
Wall6 Hours5 Hours16-20 Hours
Car8 Hours13 Hours40+ Hours
Nomad 7 Solar PanelNot RecommendedNot RecommendedNot Recommended
Nomad 13 Solar Panel26-52 HoursNot RecommendedNot Recommended
Nomad 20 Solar Panel17-34 Hours40-80 Hours125-250 Hours
Boulder 30 Solar Panel11-22 Hours26-52 Hours80-160 Hours

THE GUIDE 10 PLUS POWERS YOUR DEVICE IN 2 WAYS:

Removable AA/AAA Batteries
The removable batteries are perfect for headlamps, flashlights and more.

USB
The USB port best charges all your smaller USB powered devices.

HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO CHARGE YOUR DEVICE FROM GOAL ZERO POWER PACKS?

It takes the same amount of time to charge your device from a Goal Zero power pack as it does from the wall.


How many times will our batteries charge your device?

 
Charges:Switch 10Guide 10 PlusSherpa 50Sherpa 100Yeti 150Yeti 400Yeti 1250
Headlamp (4 Watt-Hours)2 Charges2 Charges12 Charges25 Charges37 Charges100 Charges300+ Charges
Smartphone (5-7 Watt-Hours)1 Charge1 Charge7 Charges14 Charges15 Charges30+ Charges100+ Charges
GoPro® (5 Watt-Hours)1-2 Charges1-2 Charges9 Charges18 Charges25 Charges70+ Charges200+ Charges
Digital Camera (8 Watt-Hours)1 Charge1 Charge5 Charges10 Charges12 Charges20+ Charges100+ Charges
Tablet (25-42 Watt-Hours)25% Boost25% Boost1-2 Charges2-4 Charges6 Charges10+ Charges45+ Charges
Laptop (50 Watt-Hours)N/AN/A1 Charge1-2 Charges1-2 Charges3-5 Charges20+ Charges

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Q: What batteries can be used in the Guide 10 Plus?
  • A: Any AA or AAA* NiMH batteries can be used and recharged. We do not recommend other types of batteries. 4 same-sized batteries MUST be charged at once, but not all batteries need to be empty.
    *AAA cells are sold separately and come with an adapter to use with the Guide 10 Plus.
  • Q: How do I charge the Guide 10 Plus?
  • A: From Solar: Use Goal Zero Nomad 3.5 or Nomad 7 with solar charge cable for fast charging. From USB: Use any USB power source, such as a computer or any Goal Zero power pack.
  • Q: Is the Guide 10 Plus waterproof?
  • A: No, but it is weather-resistant. Care should be taken to shield if from direct sunlight and the elements. Unexpected rain storms probably won’t harm it.
  • Q: How is the Guide 10 Plus protected?
  • A: Useage is plug-and-play. The built-in battery management system prevents over-charging and over-discharging of batteries. The USB output will only supply the amount of power needed.

Charge Times

  • USB Power Source: 6-10 hours
  • Wall: n/a
  • Car: n/a
  • Nomad 7 Solar Panel: 3-6 Hours
  • Nomad 13 Solar Panel: 2.5-5 Hours

Ports

  • USB Port (output): 5V, up to 1A (5W max), regulated
  • USB Port (input): 5V, up to 0.8A (4W max), regulated
  • Mini solar port (input): 6.5V, up to 1.1A

Battery Details

  • Battery Type: NiMH
  • Battery Size: 11Wh (4.8V, 2300mAh)
  • Lifecycles: 500 cycles
  • Shelf-life: Keep plugged in, or charge every 3-6 months
  • Fuses: none
  • Management system Charging and low-battery protection built-in

General

  • Product SKU: 21005
  • Chainable: No
  • Weight (w/batteries): 6.4 oz (181 g)
  • Dimensions: 2.5 x 4 x 0.75 in (6.4 x 10.2 x 1.9 cm)
  • Operating usage temp.: 32-104 F (0-40 C)
  • Certs: CE, FCC, ROHS
  • Warranty 6 months
  • User Guide: Download Here

Light Detail

  • LED Output: 100mW, white LED

*When using Goal Zero NiMH rechargeable low self-discharge AA cells.
**AAA Cells require an adapter which is included with purchase.

Guide 10 Whats in the box
What’s in the box:
A – Guide 10 Plus Power Pack
B – 4 AA Rechargeable Batteries
C – AAA Adapter
D – USB cord