Guide 10 Plus Solar Kit
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Guide 10 Plus Solar Kit

$129.98

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With the Guide 10 Plus Recharger and Nomad 7 Solar Panel 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: 41022 Category:

  • Recharge by: USB, Solar
  • Power Output: USB, AA/AAA Batts.
  • Ideal for: Phone, GPS, Headlamp
  • Kit Includes: Guide 10 & Nomad 7
  • Weight: 1.2 lbs
  • Light Compatibility: Luna, Firefly

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

Quick Video Overview:

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

What can the Nomad 7 Solar Panel charge?
The Nomad 7 will directly charge most USB and 12V devices (not tablets). Most handheld USB devices, include: Cell phone, smart phone, GPS, MP3 player

What Goal Zero products work best with the Nomad 7?
Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharger, Guide 10 Plus, and Rock Out Portable Speaker

Can I use the USB and 12V ports to charge devices simultaneously?
Yes. The Nomad 7 will split the incoming solar power between the two ports to charge devices simultaneously. Some devices may not be compatible.

How many times will our batteries charge your device?

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

Guide 10 Plus Tech Specs

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General

  • Product SKU: 11406
  • Chainable: No
  • Weight (w/batteries): 0.4 lbs (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

Charge Times

  • Any USB Power Source: 6-10 hours
  • 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-mini port (input): 5V, up to 0.8A (4W max), regulated
  • Mini solar port (input): 6.5V, up to 1.1A

Battery Details

  • Cell Type: NiMH
  • Peak Capacity: 11Wh (4.8V, 2300mAh)
  • Single Cell Equivalent Capacity: 9200mAh at 1.2V
  • Lifecycles: hundreds of cycles
  • Shelf-life: Keep plugged in, or charge every 3-6 months
  • Fuses: none
  • Management system Charging and low-battery protection built-in

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

Light Detail

  • LED Output: 100mW, white LED

Nomad 7 Solar Panel Tech Specs

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General

  • Product SKU: 11800
  • Weight: 0.8 lbs (363 g)
  • Dimensions (unfolded): 9 x 1.5 x 17 in (22.9 x 3.8 x 43.2 cm)
  • Dimensions (folded): 9 x 1.5 x 6.5 in (22.9 x 3.8 x 16.5 cm)
  • Certs: CE, FCC, ROHS
  • Warranty 12 months

What It Charges

  • Goal Zero Switch 8: 3-6 hours
  • Guide 10 Plus: 3-6 Hours

Solar Panel

  • Rated Power: 7W
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 8-9V
  • Cell Type: Monocystalline

Ports

  • USB Port: 5V, up to 1A (5W max), regulated
  • Solar Port (blue, 8mm): 15V, up to 0.3A (5W max), regulated
  • Mini Solar Port (2.5mm): 6.5V, up to 1.1A (7W max)

  • 1 x Guide 10 Battery Pack
  • 1 x Nomad 7 Solar Panel
  • 1 x 12V cigarette adapter
  • 1 x AA rechargeable batteries (4 pack)
  • 1 x AAA Adapter