Goal Zero® Guide™ 10 Plus Power Pack

$69.98

$39.99

Availability: In stock

Charge NiMH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) AA and AAA batteries from the sun in as little as 1.5 hours when the Guide 10 is connected to a Nomad 7 solar panel. It can also charge batteries from any USB power source. Charge NiMH (Nickel-Metal Hydride) AA and AAA batteries from the sun in as little as 1.5 hours when the Guide 10 is connected to a Nomad 7 solar panel. It can also charge batteries from any USB power source. This charger is about the size of a cell phone, and includes 4 rechargeable AA batteries. Leave the batteries in the Guide 10 Plus to power devices on the go through the built-in USB outlet. Also includes a built in flashlight that runs for 20+ hours on a full charge.
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Useful for trips

This powerpack needs a little more info on the website, overall a good value. It's essentially a charging station that can also use the 4 AA batteries to power other devices that get their power from USB connections. It can ONLY be charged via USB, or via another input that is meant to hook up a small solar panel that is sold separately. You cannot charge from a 12v auto outlet unless you have a USB power converter to do so (like the one that comes with your cellphone). Charge times are moderate, 1 hour under optimum loading. Remember that not all USB power is the same rating, some deliver less power than others - so one hour is the best time you can get. When it powers your cellphone, it drains it's batteries to do so and works best/fastest if you turn the phone off during charging. It's compact and lightweight, but I'd get the solar panel too - you never know when it's going to be the only source of power in a backcountry emergency. It has a nice little built in LED light too.

Posted on 1/27/12 by Jim H

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Tech Specs
Weight: shipping weight 8.9 oz
Dimensions: 4” high x 2.75” wide x 1” thick
Additional Info
NOTE: like most rechargeable batteries, this must be charged every 3-6 months. After long periods of inactivity, the battery chemicals begin to crystalize. It is very similar to a car battery that, when not started for months, will no longer work.
  • Goal Zero® Guide™ 10 Plus Power Pack
  • Goal Zero® Guide™ 10 Plus Power Pack
  • Goal Zero® Guide™ 10 Plus Power Pack
  • Goal Zero® Guide™ 10 Plus Power Pack