How do solar chargers work?
Voltaic solar chargers use high-efficiency solar panels to capture energy from the sun. This solar energy is then stored in one of our solar-optimized battery packs so that you can charge your device when needed.
Solar Charging Tips:
Place solar panel(s) outside in direct sunlight.
Can Voltaic batteries charge & discharge at the same time?
All Voltaic batteries are designed to charge and discharge at the same time - this is called pass-through charging.
This means you can have a solar panel or some other power source recharging the Voltaic battery while another device (cell phone, tablet, laptop, etc) is taking power from the Vo...
Can I fly with a solar charger or Voltaic battery?
All Voltaic solar panels, solar chargers, and battery packs are TSA approved for both domestic and international flights. For specific packing/traveling instructions, including how to properly fly with a lithium battery - read below.
Can I check my Voltaic battery?
No. Since Voltaic's lithium ...
Can I charge my device directly from solar?
Since solar itself is inconsistent, most consumer electronic devices will not charge directly from an unregulated solar panel. Alternatively, Voltaic batteries are designed to optimize solar energy potential and to accept a wide range of input voltage, which makes them a reliable power source fo...
How do I take care of my Voltaic solar panel or charger?
Voltaic solar panels are very durable and designed to last outside in most environments. The materials we use make it possible for you to use your system whenever and wherever you need it.
If your system does get dirty, simply use a damp cloth to wipe away any surface dirt. For caked on dirt or...
How do I add an adapter or extension cable to my solar panel?
All individual solar panels are compatible with our Female 3.5 x 1.1mm adapters, extension cables and splitters.
Remove the included right-angle adapter from the solar panel's output cable. Since this is a waterproof connection, we suggest twisting and then pulling the adapter for ...
What's the best way to store my solar charger and battery?
Voltaic solar panels, chargers, and batteries should be stored in a cool, dry place when not in use. Extreme temperatures can greatly affect the health of your Voltaic battery and should be avoided.
For best results, we recommend recharging your Voltaic battery every 5-6 months. Lithium ion cel...
How do I switch into and out of Always On mode?
All Voltaic batteries feature our signature Always On mode - which allows the output of the battery to stay on continuously, regardless of power draw.
The V25, V50 and V75 USB Battery Packs include Always On mode as their standard-state and will not shut off even if your device is drawing low o...
Instruction Booklets are specific to the Voltaic battery only. Please use the information below to find the instruction booklet that matches your Voltaic product.
V15 Battery Instruction Booklet for:
Amp Solar Charger
Converter Solar Backpack
Arc 10W Solar Charger Kit
3.5 Watt Solar Charger Kit...