Read the field test report by Chris Cordes, feature editor Overland Journal
The Atacama-79 solar panel combines US thin film technology and proven durability in the African wilderness. First comment users make is how small and compact the panel folds up to. Easy to stow away in any vehicle. Yet very powerful.
The solar cells of the Atacama-79 absorb more of the blue light spectrum than any other technology, coupled with the lowest temperature coefficient in the market, the Atacama-79 delivers up to 20% more power during a time period than similar glass/crystalline solar panels(Ruther et al). Therefore, the performance of the Atacama-79 should be compared to 95W glass/crystalline panels.
|Rated Output, STC||79 Watt|
|Max Operating Voltage||19.2 V|
|Operating Current||4.1 A|
|Dimension Folded||11 x 16 x 1.6 in|
|Dimension Deployed||65 x 31 x 0.04 in|
The Atacama-40 solar panel by Flexopower combines US thin film technology and durability in the African wilderness. Suitable to solar charge laptops, satellite phones, cameras, GPS, radios, portable batteries etc....