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Freeloader Pro Professional Solar Charger

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About this product


  • Ideal for charging phones, game consoles, portable DVD players, Sat Navs, PDAs, digital cameras, camcorders and more
  • 200 mA premium quality crystalline solar cells
  • 1600 mAh environmentally friendly Li-ion battery – typical battery life is 2 years

Product overview

• Ideal for charging phones, game consoles, portable DVD players, Sat Navs, PDAs, digital cameras, camcorders and more• 200 mA premium quality crystalline solar cells• 1600 mAh environmentally friendly Li-ion battery – typical battery life is 2 years• Freeloader’s solar panels can charge its internal battery in as little as 8 hours or 3 hours when using the supplied USB charging cable• Supplied with a master cable for connecting to a device or CamCaddy and for charging Freeloader Pro from a computer's USB• CamCaddy can charge any external camera or camcorder battery• Supplied with ten adapters to fit the most popular electronic gadgets• Impact resistant, rust free aluminium body• Freeloader holds its battery charge for up to 3 months• Supplied with detailed user manual

Freeloader Pro is the ultimate solar charger capable of powering virtually every electrical device, anywhere in the world, whether on a beach, a mountain, jungle or the Polar ice cap.Freeloader Pro uses its high power solar panels or USB (cable supplied) to quickly charge its internal battery (7 – 9 hours in sunny conditions). Once fully charged Freeloader Pro is capable of delivering enough power to give a mobile phone 70 hours of standby time, 5000 page turns on an eBook or a 100% full charge for a digital camera battery.Also by switching its Multi voltage switch to 9.5 V Freeloader Pro is capable of charging power hungry, high voltage devices such as MP4 players, portable DVD players and SLR camera batteries.The metallic push button "Power Halo" indicates how much power is in Freeloader Pro’s battery.Made in tough aluminium and finished in a stylish "piano" black, Freeloader Pro is the perfect companion for adventure travellers, journalists, explorers, expeditions, the armed forces and anyone who demands the best! CamCaddy is a unique power cradle supplied with Freeloader Pro. CamCaddy accepts virtually every type of camera battery whether a simple compact digital camera, professional SLR or a video camera battery. CamCaddy suits all sizes of battery (3.2 V to 7.9 V) using its variable slider bar and adjustable contact pins. Light weight and rugged CamCaddy is the ONLY camera battery charger capable of powering virtually all camera batteries.

Rated 1 out of 5 by from the product is advertising itself ideal for campers and hikers, as a regular camper and hiker, this is not ideal for a hiking-camping trip to get it to charge I found I needed to hold it directly towards the sun, (which at times was difficult as it got very hot) this is not ideal whilst hiking. and even after a beautiful bright sunny day and after leaving it to charge on the computer at home I managed to get an hours worth of charge for my phone, The 2nd day, after even leaving it out in the sun all day still nothing, so all day in the middle of nowhere with 3 children and no mobile phone, next time I get a solar charger will test it at home first, but staff at store was lovely and helpful when I purchased product, it is just the product I am not impressed with, it is not what it says on the box
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Decent device slight upgrade from the pico, not really a extremely good device since it requires some disassembly for it to use both solar panels, plus side this gives you ALOT of computability. so most phones and stuff are chargeable, added bonus is that tablets are also supported with the option to have the device at 9.5v output. Cam caddy device is an added bonus since it also helps charge those camera batteries, one issue is that the time need to charge those is slightly longer that I hoped it would be, but hey free power. Pros: - light weight - large compatibility - charges iPad - charges most MP3 players - charges most phones Cons: - pricey this is a high end device you pay for what you want. - detracting face is not that secure. - swivel joints is not held inplace with anything but friction which could suffer from wear. Final verdict. Only get this device if you are a travelling cameraman too tight to get several batteries for you camera, or you are a gap year student travelling somewhere with plenty of sun, much better to just take this round that 4 or 5 charges for all your different devices.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Have been using this product for some time and must say solar charging capability is fairly under performing. been travelling far east and even leaving this device under the sun in the window or room light barely gets you 1 hr worth of charge. price doesn't justify the limited capability this device has, concept good but overall package bad, would not recommend anyone, going to buy a 10kmah battery backup
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I have just received the Freeloader Pro I ordered. Looks as though it will be useful where there is sun but no mains or USB power source. A handy tweak would be to have its sockets on one end so that whilst in one's pocket a lead could run direct to th phone, MP3 player etc.
Date published: 2014-11-11
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Size: 150 x 63 x 20 mm
Weight: 174 g
Maximum operating voltage: 9.5 V
Maximum battery depth: 67 mm
Size: 130(l) x 71(w) x 30(d) mm
Weight: 68 g
Supplied with 10 adapters
1) iPod, iPhone, iTouch, Nano etc
2) Nokia phones using both standard and mini adapters (2 supplied)
3) Samsung phones (2 supplied)
4) LG phones
5) Sony Ericsson phones
6) Nintendo DS Lite / DSi
7) Mini USB adapter for Motorola phones, Blackberry and most smartphones, Garmin / SatMap and most GPS, Bluetooth headsets, PDAs
8) 4 mm tip for Sony PSP, Archos and most MP4 players, 2 way radios, portable DVD, players, e-books, digital cameras and PDAs

Can this product Charge usb with 2A output? How many Milli amps is the battery?

Asked by: Pooh
Unfortunately we no longer stock this item as it has been discontinued from our range.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-09-04

Can I use this outdoors and does it top up using solar power only. If so, how long would it take to charge in moderate light and good light?

Asked by: JK Curious
This would be fine for use outdoors, however the connections have not been waterproofed so we would recommend in dry conditions only. The internal battery can be recharged from the solar panel at a time of 7- hours, or 3 hours from a USB power source.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-07-22

Do the freeloader chargers charge themselves up thro glass ie on dashboard of camper van? do they charge iPad?

Asked by: Sally
Yes this will charge through glass however the efficiency will be reduced. The only ipad charger that is included is the older large 30 pin connection.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17

can this charger top up from a very bright led light?
Asked by: dave c
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

hi,can this product charge a laptop thanks
Asked by: mr gregson
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the weight of this product?
Asked by: Derek
The total product weight is 174g.
Answered by: DM
Date published: 2015-07-17

Can the Freeloader be used to charge a SatNav which has a main charger that is described with an output of 5 V 2A. Thanks
Asked by: Dark Knight
Yes the product does support that.
Answered by: DH
Date published: 2015-07-17
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