While we like the idea of detaching from the world, there are a lot of gadgets that are just too darn useful to go without. Some of them still need power, but you don’t want to be forced to rely on being near an outlet if you’re trying to live as a hermit out in the woods. The obvious answer would be to rely on solar power, but what if you’re constantly on the move and can’t put solar panels on a roof you don’t have?
There are all sorts of solar-powered charging options to choose from, but the Renogy Phoenix Portable Generator would be all you need to keep running for a while. This is the size of a small briefcase, and has two 10W monocrystalline solar panels that can expand up to 120 watts with additional Pvs. This can be charged through a conventional outlet or car-powered with the replaceable Li-ion battery.
This will hopefully keep your lamps, coffee makers, heaters, flashlights, and more working for as long as you need. Regardless, it would definitely be handy in an emergency situation. It weighs around 13 pounds, so it’s not something you’ll want to put in your bag while backpacking. You’ll need about 15 hours of direct sunlight to charge this completely. It’s not a cheap buy at $574.99, but it all depends on how much you like having your gadgets charged up and ready for use.
Available for purchase on Amazon