PowerFilm Solar Launches Expanded Line of Rollable Solar Chargers

AMES, Iowa, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ — PowerFilm, Inc., the developer and
manufacturer of thin, flexible solar panels today announces the launch of its
expanded line of rollable solar chargers. The rollable solar chargers
recharge cell phones, laptops, gps units, and other consumer electronics
devices via a standard car adapter. The rollable solar chargers also can
recharge 12 volt batteries. PowerFilm’s rollable chargers are water resistant
and especially well suited for the marine environment, for recharging while
kayaking, boating, and yachting. The chargers are now commercially available
in four sizes: 7, 14, 21, and 28 Watts.

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The solar chargers are made of thin film on plastic solar technology and
are encapsulated in a durable water resistant and UV tolerant fluoropolymer
coating, allowing for use in many applications including the charging of 12
volt marine batteries, boating accessories and many other marine uses. Each
charger comes equipped with a 15 foot extension cord with an O-ring battery
terminal connector and a 12 volt car adapter. The ultra durable and flexible
design allows for easy storage, as it can be rolled up and stowed with ease.

The remote usage combined with the weather resistant design allows
consumers to charge their electronics in areas where electrical outlets are
not available, like boating, camping, hiking and other outdoor activities.
With proper adapters, cell phones, digital cameras, GPS systems, satellite
phones, laptops and other small electronic devices can be charged when used in
combination with a 12 volt car adapter.

Joins USB, AA, and foldable chargers for portable and remote power
solutions

The product launch of the expanded line of PowerFilm Rollable Solar
Chargers complements the launch of PowerFilm’s USB +AA and AA Solar Chargers
that was announced at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market in Salt Lake City in
2008, and was presented at CES 2009. The USB + AA Solar Charger is ultra
compact and lightweight and used for recharging an iPod or other consumer
electronics via its USB port, or for charging AA batteries directly. The
USB+AA Solar Charger weighs only 4.9 ounces without batteries and folds to fit
in a pocket. PowerFilm’s portable solar charger line also includes a AA
charger that charges 4 AA rechargeable batteries. The foldable solar charger
line offers 5, 10, 20, 30 and 60 watt sizes.

PowerFilm Rollable Solar Charger Availability

The expanded line of rollable solar chargers, along with all other
portable chargers will be available for ordering at the Outdoor Retailer
Winter Market in Salt Lake City, UtahJanuary 22 through the 25th. Please
visit our booth #84 at this year’s show.

[Via http://www.prnewswire.com]

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