6 Solar Powered Gadgets That You Should Definitely Take On Your Camping Trips
Who doesn’t love camping? Whether you are travelling in a group or simply traversing the road in your caravan, you would have to camp at some point of time. Camping may seem like a daunting task at times, but if things are managed properly, then it should not prove to be a hassle. I guess the most common problem faced by campers is lack of energy sources, specifically electrical energy sources.
When you are out in the wild, you need to manage with whatever electrical energy reserves that you have. Surely you can bring in large supplies but it will only slow you down and disposal will be an issue when you have used up the entire energy. What do you do then? This is where solar power comes in to save the day. With today’s solar-powered technology, you can bring some 21st-century conveniences with you when you go camping.
The next time you plan on camping, make sure to take along these solar powered gadgets and reduce the hassles along the way.
Solar/Dynamo Powered Camping Lantern
Let there be light! Proper lighting can be a little difficult to manage while camping and the only viable alternative to electrical light is to light up a camp fire. But that could take up time. Solar powered lanterns offer bright luminescence with multiple charging options. This makes the lantern a really versatile gadget. The lantern is equipped with a small solar panel (placed on the top) which absorbs solar energy throughout the day. Alternatively, there is a hand crank which can be used to charge up the lantern manually (just like in the good old days).
Solar Powered Bluetooth Speaker by MicroSolar
Is you speaker always running out of energy? This solar powered Bluetooth speaker wont let you down. Now you can take your favourite tunes along with you on your camping adventures without worrying about energy backup. This gadget absorbs solar energy (with the help of small solar panels at the top) and is capable of delivering 8 hours of playtime on a single full charge. Since this device is Bluetooth enabled, you can connect it with other enabled devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Solar Powered Camping Shower
When you are in a camp, there are some comforts that you need to sacrifice. Hot water baths are definitely one of them. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a hot shower out in the wild after a tiring day of exploring the wilderness? The solar powered camping shower is a convenient gadget for getting hot water for showers. It harnesses the power of the sun for heating upto 20 litres of water which is directed though a 2 metre cord (with a spout at the end). Now you can enjoy a hot water shower anywhere with this amazing solar power camping shower gadget.
Wenger Solar Charger
When you are out camping, running out of battery can be the worst thing that can happen to you. However, a solar powered charger is the simplest and lightest option available. This charger can be rolled up or laid out completely flat (for attaching to tents or even backpacks). It can power up to 4 devices simultaneously with its 5 pronged USB cable. There are variants available for this product and all of them can be converted into a solar powered flashlight by simply adding a 3 Watt LED light to it.
Solar Panels for Caravans
People often take caravans when they go camping. These caravans act as your personal space wherever you go. They have a world of amenities in them and offer a lot of convenience. Adding solar panels to them makes a whole lot better in terms of deriving energy from a sustainable and clear source. With solar panels, you can run the lights, water pump, television, laptop, computer, caravan awnings (powered), etc. throughout the year or for extended touring period. If you intend to spend a long time on the road, then you should definitely get your caravan equipped with solar panels.
Vivo 2.4W Solar Powered Backpack
The backpack is your sole companion on your camping adventures which stays with you all the time. What if this backpack could help you to recharge your electronic devices on the go? This is exactly what Vivo has achieved with its solar powered backpack which is high on features and is pretty stylish also. The backpack has solar panels on the back which utilize solar energy to power a rechargeable battery that can fully charge an iPhone 5 and still have enough to power other devices.