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Top 3 Best Portable Solar Panels Review – Fold PV

Infographic Top 3 Best Portable Solar Panels

Infographic : Kate Wolf, Infographic Top 3 Best Portable Solar Panels

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What are Portable Solar Panels?

Portable Solar Panels are Solar Panels that you could easily carry everywhere. These panels have lightweight and a shape that allows to use them – move them – adjust them every time you want.

“Solar Panel is a panel made with specific materials which act to produce electricity (electrons) when exposed under sunlight (photons).”

How do you use Portable Solar Panels?

Some few high wattage Portable Solar Panels are able to cover electricity to an RV or Trailer without needing any other energy generator. Average Panels can run a laptop or a small television or a camping refrigerator individually. Every tiny Panel can guarantee a continuous charge to small devices like led lights, smartphones, notepads, tablets, and a kindle.

How do you select the Top 3 Best Portable Solar Panels?

1) Review only Monocrystalline cell, cause it’s more efficient than Polycrystalline cell power

2) Remove products without warranty, because a PV can last 30 years

3) Evaluate the best PV based on WATTs & AMPs

Comparison Table Top 3 Best Portable Solar Panels

Most Loved

Quality & Warranty

Price / Watt

Medals

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Preview

Name

Manufacturer

Renogy

Aims

DOKIO

Item model number

RNG-KIT-STCS-100D-VOY20

PV120CASE

FFSP-220

Customer Ratings

Cell Type

Monocrystalline

Monocrystalline

Monocrystalline

MAX Warranty in specific part/material

5 years

5 years

1 year

WATT

100W

120W

220W

Current at Maximum Power (Imp)

6A

5,9A

11A

Dimensions (inch)

27.2 X 19.9 X 2.8

20.6 X 55.9 X 0.19

85 X 28.7 X 0.2

Weight (pounds)

25.6

5.7

10.5

Waterproof

✅

✅

❌

Charge Controller

✅

❌

✅

USB port

❌

❌

2 x 5V-2A

Positive and Negative Terminal

1

1

2

Dynamic Infographic (Watt + A + pounds) by INFOGRAM

1° Review🥇) Renogy 100 Watt 12 Volt Monocrystalline Off Grid Portable Foldable 2Pcs 50W Solar Panel Suitcase Built-in Kickstand with Waterproof 20A Charger Controller

If there is no risk you want to take, you should get a Renogy. Cause Renogy is leading the Top Portable Solar Panel manufacturer list for 2020.
The Renogy 100 Watt 12 Volt has 2 Monocrystalline Foldable Panels of 50W and 20A Charger Controller. Two adjustable Corrosion-Resistant aluminum Kickstand makes it easy to move and adjust every time you need it. You could keep using during heavy weather conditions, cause the whole kit is Waterproof and you can carry it everywhere with a resistant Suitcase.
Also, the new 20A Charger Controller allows you to increase the total amount of other 3 panels with a total amount of 300W approximately (100W generate 6A more or less).
Pros
The 20A LCD Waterproof Charger Controller is better than anything and It can support every battery type.
Corner Protections makes the kit suitable for every top roof.
A Rugged Protective Case, allows you to stash away your PV on your RV or Camper safely.
Cons
25.6 lb of heavy solar kit doesn’t let you hiking with it.
Verdict
Renogy 100 Watt 12 Volt with the 20A Charger Controller, is The Solar Panel Kit for people who looking for quality over quantity, and it’s not even that expensive!

Video : Renogy Solar, Renogy Folding Solar Suitcases from Youtube

BRAND TAGS || @RNG International Inc.

2° Review🥈) Aims 120 Watt Portable Foldable Portable Solar Panel with Built in Carrying Case

You feel good when buying from AIMS Power, Do you know why? Cause AIMS Power has a safe Return Process policy and a long Warranty Coverage Period ( It depends on product-specific but is long on average).
Aims 120 Watt Foldable Portable has high Performance and Materials. The shape of the panel quickly folds and unfolds into a compact carrying case in few seconds. And thanks to advanced monocrystalline solar cells, this panel supply an energy amount of 120W 600V DC at 5.9 Amp. This waterproof lightweight Fold PV has a Charge controller in a pocket, with a 6 foot long Wire.
Also, Aims has top quality certifications: CE, ETL, TUV, and RoHS.
Pros
A Lightweight PV (5.7lbs) able to folds up quickly allowing easy storage and set up.
The high-Quality monocrystalline panel, generate 120W in less than 9 Sq. Ft2 solar cells.
The cable is a 10 AWG 6 foot long and has a 10 years warranty by Brand.
Cons
Aims 120 Watt (PV120CASE) hasn’t got eyeholes or kickstand.
Verdict
The AIMS Power customer service is especially generous of the topic warranty, that means a trustful Foldable Photovoltaic.

Video : AIMS Power Inverters, AIMS Power Inverters – Profiles with Terry Bradshaw from Youtube

BRAND TAGS || @AIMS Power™

3° Review🥉) DOKIO 220 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Foldable Solar Panel with Charge Controller with Dual USB Outputs (Lightweight 9lb) for Camping

Jinhua Dokio Technology Co., Ltd. represents an International Photovoltaic manufacturer, It produces Solar Panel Kit for Homes since 2004.
DOKIO 220 Watts 12 Volts is a Foldable Solar Panel, sold with unique multiple-use Charge Controller grants custom solutions at a fair price. Its Monocrystalline panel is easy to fold up and carry, thanks to a practice handle and a pocket to protect the charge controller. Dokio’s Charge Controller includes in the whole kit 2 USB Outputs, plus 2 special plug-in port, made to attach a Crocodile Alligator Clips with Positive and Negative Terminal and a standard one at the same time.
Ipotetically you could simultaneously Charge 2 USB Devices like a Smartphone and a Tablet, Charge a Battery, Use Electric Lights, Connect an Inverter and a Multi Socket.
Pros
Charge Controller has multiple functions than all competitors!
The only 9lb lightweight allows you short trekking and hiking everywhere with it.
118inch (3M) cable length from the PV to the charge controller.
Cons
Not exactly waterproof, cause the panel can stay under the rain but the charge controller should avoid water and dust.
Verdict
When it comes to electronics DOKIO has got mad skills. This DOKIO 220 Watts 12 Volts has the best quality/price ratio on the market and one of the best Charge Controller, but you should cover or protect whenever it rains!

Video : Alex Cai, Dokio folding solar panel connection from Youtube

BRAND TAGS || @Jinhua Dokio Technology Co., Ltd.

Sources

1. Kate Wolf, Infographic Top 3 Best Portable Solar Panels, April 18, 2020

2. AIMS Power Inverters, AIMS Power Inverters – Profiles with Terry Bradshaw, April 18, 2020

3. Alex Cai, Dokio folding solar panel connection, April 18, 2020

4. Renogy Solar, Renogy Folding Solar Suitcases, April 18, 2020

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