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Off Grid Solar Survival Hacks

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Off Grid Solar Survival Hacks

Bring Solar Power on Your Next Short Term Off Grid Trip Imagine yourself taking a quick hike in a relatively popular mountain terrain, becoming disoriented, and end up being off grid a bit longer than you had anticipated. How will you handle your survival? Read below for survival hacks that can help you get out of a tight spot. And, bring a portable solar charger for your mobile or other devices. Staying charged and having GPS tracking enabled on your smart devices could very well lead search teams right to your location. Shop best small portable solar chargers.  

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A Prepper's Guide to Surviving Natural Disasters - Use Solar Power!

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A Prepper's Guide to Surviving Natural Disasters - Use Solar Power!

Surviving a Natural Disaster is Just the Beginning. Then You Need to Thrive. Where do you live? Tornado Alley? Along the coast of hurricanes? Near a fault line? In the path of a Nor'Eastern? How do you plan to overcome a natural disaster when it strikes? Don't rely on FEMA or state aid. They won't be there immediately, and their resources are always stretched thin. Use the infographic below as your guide, and seek out the supplies you will need to get you through in a tight spot. Shop Best Small Portable Solar Chargers Shop Solar Power Kits Shop Emergency Survival...

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Wiring 12V Solar Panels in Parallel vs Series

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Wiring 12V Solar Panels in Parallel vs Series

Solar Panel Wiring:  Which is better - Parallel or Series? So you are interested in setting up your own DIY solar panel array to charge your batteries.  Perhaps you want to use portable solar panels for RV or Marine batteries, or establish a DIY portable solar power generator kit to power RV appliances such as a Dometic CoolFreeze Portable cooler, a TV, lights, cooktop, etc.  After reviewing Solar Generators vs. Portable Solar Power Banks and estimating your PV wattage requirements using our solar calculators, you recognize that a single 12v 100W solar panel may not quite be sufficient to meet your needs,...

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Solar Generators vs. Portable Solar Power Banks

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Solar Generators vs. Portable Solar Power Banks

When it comes to small, off grid portable solar power applications, there are several products on the market that manufacturers claim to be “solar generators.”  So, what are they and how do you choose the best one? First things first - THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS A SOLAR GENERATOR. By definition, a generator is a machine that converts one form of stable energy into another, e.g., a dynamo that converts mechanical energy into electrical energy. Solar energy is hardly stable.  All those “solar generators” on the market are nothing more than varied size batteries with built-in inverters and displays...

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Watts vs. Lumina: Solar LED Lights

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Watts vs. Lumina: Solar LED Lights

Spring is around the corner!  It's time to revisit your outdoor lighting and change those light bulbs.  Maybe you need to add some new lighting in the yard.  At Solar Sporting Goods we dare you to GO SOLAR. Recommendation:  To light up a larger outdoor space, consider the super bright MAXSA Innovations 150 LED security flood light, one of the brightest solar LED lights on the market.   We have put together this short guide with reference tables to aid your selection of lighting choices, in terms of brightness, energy conservation, and longevity.  Traditional light bulbs are the worst.  They don't last...

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