Waterproof LFP 40 Portable Solar Power Generator System



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Here is a 40 Amp Hour (512 Watt Hour) Waterproof Portable Solar Power Generator System that was designed specifically to be used outdoors to power RFID Scanning Equipment but this system can be used to power just about anything that requires up to 400 Watts of AC Power or 200w of DC power. When the case is closed the system is waterproof and can accept solar panel input for charging and can provide 12v DC output to the Cigarette Lighter outlet to power 12v equipment as needed. 

This is a 40 Amp Hour portable solar generator system that utilizes LiFePo4 battery technology which significantly reduces the system weight and increases the lifespan of the battery when compared to other systems which use other types of batteries.

This is a perfect system for powering laptop computers, cellphones, LED lights, fans, TV's, Sat Phones, CPAP breathing machines, 12v Refrigerators and Freezers, Ham Radios, camera video equipment, photography cameras, emergency water filtration equipment, water pumps, and a endless list of other devices that are powered by AC or DC power. 

The latest and greatest technology for turning sunlight into electricity is being used in this system and they are briefly described below.

When it comes to solar charging we are using a MPPT - "Multiple Power Point Tracking" charge controller which ensures you are always harvesting the maximum amount of power from the solar panels at any given period of time. The solar charge controller constantly analyzes the attached solar panel and then adjust the voltage of the solar panel so the maximum amount of energy is harvested from the solar panels which can then be used to power devices directly or stored in the battery for later use. MPPT technology can increase daily solar harvest by 30% compared to a portable solar power system that does not implement MPPT on the attached solar panels. MPPT also allows this system to be hooked up to higher voltage solar arrays which allows us to use much longer wires between actual solar panels and the LFP 40 portable solar power system which is nice because you can put the solar panels in the ideal location for solar harvesting and have the actual sling pack close to the equipment that you are powering and out of any bad weather. 

The battery is one of the best available as far as portable solar power systems go because it provides so many benefits when compared to other battery technoligy which is used in systems being used in so many other systems. The main reasons LiFePo4 batteries are so much better than the most commonly used Sealed Lead Acid Deep Cycle Batteries or AGM batteries are listed below:

  • 60% Less Weight Compared to AGM Deep Cycle Batteries
  • Up To 10X Times More Discharge Cycles Compared to AGM Deep Cycle Batteries
  • 100-95% of Full Rated Capacity When Discharged At High Current Compared to 60% of an AGM Battery
  • They Will Not Ignite or Explode and Contain No Toxic Ingredients
  • When The System is OFF The Self Discharge Rate is 3% Per Month.

Next the 120w glass folding solar panel set that is shown in the pictures below has a special nano particle coating sprayed to the underside of the glass which actually reflects off axis light back down onto the solar cells and this actually helps harvest more solar energy over the course of the day as the sun moves over the course of the day. This is a unique feature and from testing against panels of the same wattage the nano coating did provide a increased daily energy harvest when compared to the panels that did not have this beneficial coating. The solar panel has the following specs:

  • 2 / 60w 18% Efficient Mono Crystalline Solar Cells
  • Wired in Series For a 48v DC Output
  • Angle Arms Built In Allows The Panels To Be Angled Perfectly Towards The Sun
  • 4 Corner Eyelets to Stake Panel Securely To The Ground
  • Nice Carrying Handles to Carry Panel When Closed
  • In Perfect Sunny Weather The 120w Solar Panel Can Recharge From Empty to Full in 5 Hours. 
  • For More Panel Info Click Here

There is a 10A LiFePo4 Specific Battery Charger that plus into any 120 or 240v AC outlet and will recharge the LiFePo4 Battery from empty to full in 4.5 hours. Plug the charger into the wall, then plug the charger into the LFP 40 Portable Solar Generator and the charging process begins, then when the LED light on the AC charger turns Green the battery is 100% Full. This fits into the front pocket of the bag.

When the battery is full the system has 40-45 Amp Hours or 512-576 Watt Hours and a easy way to figure out how long any device could be powered when plugged into a fully charged LFP 40 System is to figure out how many watts your device consumes at any given time and divide that number by the 512 or 576 Watt hours and that will give you the amount of time that your device could run off just the fully charged battery not including any incoming solar power that could be provided during sunlight hours. So a laptop that consumed 30 watts continuously would be calculated as follows: 30 Watts / 512 Watt Hours =  17 hours, the laptop would run for 17 hours straight off of 40 Amp Hours of battery power.

This system comes with a 200w 12v DC to AC inverter which converters the 12v battery power to regular 120v AC power which can be used to power regular equipment that requires up to 200w of AC power continuously.This 200w DC to AC inverter has 2 regular USA Style AC outlets + a USB Charging Outlet which is good for charging cellphones and other devices that can be recharged and powered via a regular USB outlet. This inverter plugs into the 15A Cigarette Lighter outlet on the outside of the black hard case and can be stored inside to case protected from bad weather when not in use.

System Weight:

26.5 pounds - hard case, not including AC charger or inverter
30 pounds - hard case with 10-amp AC charger + 200-watt inverter


AC Battery Charger:

10-amp, 120-240-volt, worldwide AC-powered battery charger; 4-5-hour battery recharge times

12v DC Output Port:

One waterproof cigarette lighter socket implanted in the front wall of the case;  200 watts/15 amps maximum output; solar charge controller will shut off the output to prevent over-discharge of the battery. When the solar panels recharge the battery to 12-volts, the output to the cigarette lighter socket will be turned back on automatically.

Solar Charge Controller Specs:

200-watt, 15-amp solar charge controller that uses MPPT technology, and that provides maximum daily solar energy harvest

This system is custom built to order and can take 4-8 weeks before this system is ready to ship. If you need your order ASAP then please contact us to discuss urgent delivery options.

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