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Switch 8 Solar Recharging Kit
Switch 8 Solar Recharging Kit

QUICK FEATURES SWITCH 8

An ultra-lightweight power supply charges smartphones and USB gear anywhere. Goal Zero Switch 8 is the perfect pocket-sized companion and won't weigh you down, only charge you up so you're always connected.

  • Talk Longer
    Fully charge a smartphone in 1 hour.

  • Super-utility knife of rechargers
    Personalize with interchangeable tips (sold separately - coming soon)

  • Recharge without restrictions
    Refuel Goal Zero Switch 8 from the sun in 5 hours.

QUICK FEATURES NOMAD 7

The Nomad 7 delivers an ultra-compact yet powerful solar panel that enables you to charge your handheld devices directly from its USB and 12 Volt DC charging ports.

  • As fast as the wall
    Solar charge your cell phone in 1-2 hours.

  • Easy to Use
    Use solar power with USB or 12V devices

  • Portable & Powerful
    Collect 7 Watts of power from the sun. Foldable, rugged design, and weather resistant.


WHAT DOES THE GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8 POWER?

Use with most USB powered devices. The Goal Zero Switch 8 is best used with your smaller USB power devices. The chart below gives approximate power given to the most common devices the Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharger.

Cellphones
Smartphones
MP3 players
Tablets
E-Readers

Headlamps
GPS
Camera
Personal gaming devices
...and more

HOW POWERFUL IS THE GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8 ?

The Goal Zero Switch 8 is best used with your smaller USB powered devices. The chart below gives approximate power given to the most common devices the Goal Zero Switch 8 powers.

 

WHAT CAN THE NOMAD 7 SOLAR PANEL CHARGE?

Along with charging the Switch 8 from the sun, the Nomad 7 will directly charge most USB and 12V devices (not tablets). Most handheld USB devices, include: Cell phone, smart phone, GPS, MP3 player

WHAT GOAL ZERO PRODUCTS WORK BEST WITH THE NOMAD 7?

Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharger, Guide 10 Plus, and Rock Out Portable Speaker

CAN I USE THE USB AND 12V PORTS TO CHARGE DEVICES SIMULTANEOUSLY?

Yes. The Nomad 7 will split the incoming solar power between the two ports to charge devices simultaneously. Some devices may not be compatible.


SHOW ME HOW IT WORKS: SWITCH 8 SOLAR KIT

HOW DO I USE THE GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8?

If you can plug in a USB cord you can use the Goal Zero Switch 8.

HOW DO YOU CHARGE THE GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8?

There are two ways to recharge the Goal Zero Switch 8.
1: From any USB power source such as your laptop - takes about 4 hours.
2: Plug it into a solar panel and place in the sun - takes about 5 hours.

 

SHOW ME HOW IT WORKS: NOMAD 7 SOLAR PANEL

HOW DO I USE THE NOMAD 7?

1: Open and remove protective file from solar cells (film may already have been removed)
2: Position and angle panel towards the sun
3: Plug your device into one of the charging ports

 



SWITCH 8 USAGE

Charges from the following: Approx. Charge Time:
Any USB Power Source 4 hours
GOAL ZERO Nomad 7 (solar port) 3-5 hours
INPUTS
Will depend on attached Goal Zero Switch tip
Included USB Standard Port 5.0V, 1.0A (5W)
OUTPUTS
Will depend on attached Goal Zero Switch tip
Included USB Standard Port 5.0V, 1.0A max (5W)
INTERNAL
Battery Type Lithium-ion (NMC)
Battery Capacity 3.6V, 2.2Ah (8W)
Life-span hundreds of cycles
Shelf Life Charge every 3-4 months
GENERAL
Weight 0.2 lbs (0.09 kg)
Dimensions 1 x 1 x 5 in (2.5 x 2.5 x 12.7 cm)
Warranty 12 Months
Certifications FCC and CE
Optimal Operating Temp. 32-104 F (0-40 C)
 




NOMAD 7 USAGE

Charges the following: Approx. Charge Time:
Goal Zero Switch 8 3-6 hours
Guide 10 Plus 3-6 hours
Cell phone, MP3 player 1-3 hours
Smart phone, GPS, USB camera 2-4 hours
Not compatible with tablets, like iPad
SOLAR PANEL
Rated Power 7W
Cell Type Mono crystalline
Open-circuit Voltage 8-9V
PORTS
USB port 5V, up to 1A max (5W max), regulated
Solar Port (blue, 8mm) 15V, up to 0.3A (5W max), regulated
Mini-Solar port (2.5mm) 6.5V, up to 1.1A max (7W)
GENERAL
Weight 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
Dimensions (unfolded) 9 x 1.5 x 17 in (22.9 x 3.8 x 43.2 cm)
Dimensions (folded) 9 x 1.5 x 6.5 in (22.9 x 3.8 x 16.5 cm)
Warranty 12 Months
Certifications CE, FCC, ROHS
Optimal Operating Temp. 32-104 F (0-40 C)
 

   
 
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