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Arc 20W Solar Laptop Charger Kit

$229.00
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How it Works Laptop Chargers

Compact and powerful, the Arc 20 Watt Solar Laptop Charger powers your laptops (including MacBooks with optional adapter), DSLRs, smartphones, and other USB devices. This versatile system easily attaches to your pack and folds up neatly for storage when traveling.

  • Included V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C Power Delivery
  • UV- and Water-Resistant ETFE Coating
ITEM: ARC20W-KIT
 
Size and Weight
  • Panel Open: 77.2 x 24.4 x 0.3 cm
  • Panel Closed : 19.3 x 24.4 x 1.9 cm
  • Battery: 18.5 x 12.5 x 1.6 cm
  • Total Weight: 1.45 kg
Solar Panel
  • Monocrystalline cells - 19% efficient
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 20.0V
  • Peak Voltage: 18V
  • Peak Current: 1.1A
  • Peak Power: 19.8 Watts
  • Extend the cable length using 1 foot4 foot, and 10 foot extension cables
Solar Panel Construction
  • ETFE coating
  • 2mm substrate
V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C PD
  • Capacity: 24,000 mAh / 88.8 Watt Hours
  • Output: 12V/6A, 16V/5A, 19V/4.5A, 24V/3.5A
  • USB QC: 5V/3A, 3.6V-12V, 18W Max.
  • USB-C PD: 5V/3A-20V/2.2A
  • USB-C PD Input: 20V/2A
  • DC Input: 18-25V/3A
  • Protection: Short Circuit, Over Charge, Over Discharge, Over Current, Over Temperature
  • Includes: Car Charger Socket, Laptop Output Cable, Set of Standard Laptop Adapters, and 18V AC Charger
  • Safe for air travel (Carry-on Luggage Only)
Includes:

How it Works Laptop Chargers

Compact and powerful, the Arc 20 Watt Solar Laptop Charger powers your laptops (including MacBooks with optional adapter), DSLRs, smartphones, and other USB devices. This versatile system easily attaches to your pack and folds up neatly for storage when traveling.

  • Included V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C Power Delivery
  • UV- and Water-Resistant ETFE Coating
ITEM: ARC20W-KIT
 
Size and Weight
  • Panel Open: 77.2 x 24.4 x 0.3 cm
  • Panel Closed : 19.3 x 24.4 x 1.9 cm
  • Battery: 18.5 x 12.5 x 1.6 cm
  • Total Weight: 1.45 kg
Solar Panel
  • Monocrystalline cells - 19% efficient
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 20.0V
  • Peak Voltage: 18V
  • Peak Current: 1.1A
  • Peak Power: 19.8 Watts
  • Extend the cable length using 1 foot4 foot, and 10 foot extension cables
Solar Panel Construction
  • ETFE coating
  • 2mm substrate
V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C PD
  • Capacity: 24,000 mAh / 88.8 Watt Hours
  • Output: 12V/6A, 16V/5A, 19V/4.5A, 24V/3.5A
  • USB QC: 5V/3A, 3.6V-12V, 18W Max.
  • USB-C PD: 5V/3A-20V/2.2A
  • USB-C PD Input: 20V/2A
  • DC Input: 18-25V/3A
  • Protection: Short Circuit, Over Charge, Over Discharge, Over Current, Over Temperature
  • Includes: Car Charger Socket, Laptop Output Cable, Set of Standard Laptop Adapters, and 18V AC Charger
  • Safe for air travel (Carry-on Luggage Only)
Includes:

How it Works Laptop Chargers

Compact and powerful, the Arc 20 Watt Solar Laptop Charger powers your laptops (including MacBooks with optional adapter), DSLRs, smartphones, and other USB devices. This versatile system easily attaches to your pack and folds up neatly for storage when traveling.

  • Included V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C Power Delivery
  • UV- and Water-Resistant ETFE Coating
ITEM: ARC20W-KIT
 
Size and Weight
  • Panel Open: 77.2 x 24.4 x 0.3 cm
  • Panel Closed : 19.3 x 24.4 x 1.9 cm
  • Battery: 18.5 x 12.5 x 1.6 cm
  • Total Weight: 1.45 kg
Solar Panel
  • Monocrystalline cells - 19% efficient
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 20.0V
  • Peak Voltage: 18V
  • Peak Current: 1.1A
  • Peak Power: 19.8 Watts
  • Extend the cable length using 1 foot4 foot, and 10 foot extension cables
Solar Panel Construction
  • ETFE coating
  • 2mm substrate
V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C PD
  • Capacity: 24,000 mAh / 88.8 Watt Hours
  • Output: 12V/6A, 16V/5A, 19V/4.5A, 24V/3.5A
  • USB QC: 5V/3A, 3.6V-12V, 18W Max.
  • USB-C PD: 5V/3A-20V/2.2A
  • USB-C PD Input: 20V/2A
  • DC Input: 18-25V/3A
  • Protection: Short Circuit, Over Charge, Over Discharge, Over Current, Over Temperature
  • Includes: Car Charger Socket, Laptop Output Cable, Set of Standard Laptop Adapters, and 18V AC Charger
  • Safe for air travel (Carry-on Luggage Only)
Includes:

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How it Works Laptop Chargers

Compact and powerful, the Arc 20 Watt Solar Laptop Charger powers your laptops (including MacBooks with optional adapter), DSLRs, smartphones, and other USB devices. This versatile system easily attaches to your pack and folds up neatly for storage when traveling.

  • Included V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C Power Delivery
  • UV- and Water-Resistant ETFE Coating
ITEM: ARC20W-KIT
 
Size and Weight
  • Panel Open: 77.2 x 24.4 x 0.3 cm
  • Panel Closed : 19.3 x 24.4 x 1.9 cm
  • Battery: 18.5 x 12.5 x 1.6 cm
  • Total Weight: 1.45 kg
Solar Panel
  • Monocrystalline cells - 19% efficient
  • Open Circuit Voltage: 20.0V
  • Peak Voltage: 18V
  • Peak Current: 1.1A
  • Peak Power: 19.8 Watts
  • Extend the cable length using 1 foot4 foot, and 10 foot extension cables
Solar Panel Construction
  • ETFE coating
  • 2mm substrate
V88 Laptop Battery with USB-C PD
  • Capacity: 24,000 mAh / 88.8 Watt Hours
  • Output: 12V/6A, 16V/5A, 19V/4.5A, 24V/3.5A
  • USB QC: 5V/3A, 3.6V-12V, 18W Max.
  • USB-C PD: 5V/3A-20V/2.2A
  • USB-C PD Input: 20V/2A
  • DC Input: 18-25V/3A
  • Protection: Short Circuit, Over Charge, Over Discharge, Over Current, Over Temperature
  • Includes: Car Charger Socket, Laptop Output Cable, Set of Standard Laptop Adapters, and 18V AC Charger
  • Safe for air travel (Carry-on Luggage Only)
Includes:

Device Charge Times

Device V88 Battery Smartphones DSLR Cameras 9” Tablets 13" Laptops
Number of Charges from Battery - 7.3 5.2 3.5 1.3
Hours to Charge from Solar Panel* 6.0 0.8 1.1 1.7 4.6

*Based on good solar charging conditions.

Compatibility

Smartphones:
Charges all USB Devices including all Apple, Android, Google, and Blackberry smartphones.

Tablets:
Charges all known tablets using the manufacturer's USB charging cable.

Digital Cameras:
Charges both DSLRs and point-and-shoot cameras that charge from USB. For DSLRs, an optional camera charger cradle that matches your camera battery (see Adapter Section) is required. Read our tutorial on solar camera charging.

Microcontrollers:
Compatible with most microcontrollers including Arduino and Raspberry Pi.

Laptops:
Charges most consumer grade laptops (15” or smaller) from one of our Standard or Optional Laptop Adapters. Note: Gaming laptops are not compatible with the V88 due to high power requirements that exceed the maximum output of the the battery.
USB-C Laptops: Compatible with all laptops that charge from USB Type C. Charge directly from the USB-C PD Output using a USB-C to USB-C laptop cable (not included).
Acer: Standard “E” or Standard “L” Adapter
Apple: Optional MagSafe 1 or Optional MagSafe 2 Adapter. Read our guide to charging MacBooks for more information.
ASUS: Standard “C” Adapter or Optional 4.0 x 1.35 mm Adapter
Dell: Standard DELL Adapter or Optional Dell 4.5 x 2.8 x 0.6 mm Adapter
HP: Optional HP 7.4 x 5.0 x 0.6 mm Adapter or Optional HP 4.5 x 2.8 x 0.6 mm Adapter
Lenovo: Standard Lenovo Square Adapter, Standard “G” Adapter, Standard “K” Adapter, or Optional Lenovo Slim Tip Adapter
Microsoft: Optional Surface Pro / Book Adapter or Optional Surface 2 Adapter
Samsung:Standard “H” Adapter or Standard “C” Adapter
Toshiba: Standard “G” Adapter, Standard “C” Adapter, or Optional “B” Adapter
For additional information, visit our Laptop Adapter Guide.

AA / AAA Chargers:
If your device (headlamp, flashlight, radio, etc.) uses rechargeable AA / AAA batteries, confirm the device can safely charge from a 2A power supply before charging from the V88's USB port. To ensure safe charging to your AA / AAA batteries, consider using our USB AA / AAA Charger.

Medical Devices:
Not compatible with medical devices, including CPAP machines.

17 Reviews

  • 5
    I LOVE my Voltaic!!!

    Posted by Sharon Accornero on Apr 13, 2020

    I need my computer for work and live on an Island full of surprises (hurricanes, earthquakes and economic crisis)… I LOVE this system! It’s perfect! I have a Microsoft Surface and I use my Voltaic System to charge it. It let me charge it at its full capacity while using the laptop and after that, I still got more power left. The system can charge in a couple of hours when is directly under the sun. I really love it and recommend it! Excellent quality!

  • 5
    Arc Panel

    Posted by James on Apr 12, 2020

    Great set up. Used an old camera tripod as the base and turned through out the day in South Africa, Mongolia and SE Asia. The extension cable from panel to battery is a must. The panel is sturdy and well made with great light collecting abilities, the battery as well. The attachments and cables them selves are a little on the fragile side. This is somthing that could be improved on. With the use of the battery, the panel and a good charging schedule. I was able to charge lap top, camera batteries, iPads, phones and speakers. The USB bulb a bonus on certain days. All in all probably one of my most go to pieces of kit. Well done

  • 5
    A great value for the modest price...

    Posted by Brian H on Jan 13, 2020

    I am extremely impressed with Voltaic's products and their customer service. I purchased the 20w solar charger kit and it has exceeded my expectations. A great value for the modest price. I had an issue with setting the system up because of the brand of laptop computer I had, and Voltaic's technician Gabe solved the problem very quickly for me. It works great and I look forward to purchasing more of this company's products in the future.

  • 5
    Arc 20W solar laptop charger kit

    Posted by Steven Feld on Nov 13, 2019

    These are fantastic products and worked perfectly in a very remote rainforest setting in Papua New Guinea in 2018 when we first used 6 of them. They continue to serve the community well and they and we are happy to be bringing another 6 on our upcoming trip.
    Steven Feld
    voicesoftherainforest.org

  • 5
    Amazing - I recommend it to everyone!

    Posted by Galina on May 16, 2019

    I was searching for solar batteries and am so glad I did my research and found Voltaic gear before purchasing the 3-star rated batteries from REI! Just as others have said - I go backpacking with my camera gear wanting to make sure I always have all my stuff charged up and won't have the equipment crash halfway through. Post reading all the reviews on this site - I was sold! Not only is the customer service available (these guys very quickly and efficiently answered a few questions for me) but the battery is very well built! Some of my friends have commented on the fact that it is heavier than some of theirs - but the joke was on them when theirs stopped working halfway through the trip and I had to use mine to charge up all of our devices :) Rave about it to everyone I know!

  • 5
    Perfect addition to my legacy Array backpack

    Posted by Chad on Jan 9, 2019

    I have owned voltaic systems products for years. The original array backpack with the V60 battey kept up very well until the V60 finally died. So I take a look at current offerings and see the Arc 20 with V88 battery. Quick research and I can connect my array to this system to have 30 watts peak. Setup a test on a picnic table. Works wonderfully. When on the go I keep the V88 connected the the array and the arc20 stays in the same back. Very easy to use. Thanks Voltaic.