PowerFilm LightSaver Max - a rollable solar lithium battery
2x 2.5A USB
12v max 5A
Rollable solar panel
Solar charge 6-8 Hours
Wall charge (USB-C) 3 hours
My desired use:
Directly connect the LightSaver Max (LSM) to my Yaesu FT817ND for extended portable Amateur Radio operations, additionally allow charging of my mobile phone, my 7in android tablet used for logging in the field along with assorted miscellaneous charging such as GoPro for recording, my headlamp for night operations etc.
During the day time I would like to see if the, when unrolled and placed in the sun, will the solar panel pass an increased voltage spike along to the radio. Based on the provided specifications from the suppliers, the following use times are calculated:
LSM contains an 18000mAh battery that would allow
TX 2000mAh 9 hours total transmitting
RX 450mAh 40 hours total receiving
iPhone 2900mAh 6 times from 0-100%
Tablet 3450mAh 5 times from 0-100%
Please note these are not combined or simultaneous use calculation but individual single item calculations.
Conclusion: as per the video the LSM performed brilliantly. Delivering a smooth quiet 12.2v for over 2 hours of use, plus charged my phone and tablet to get the battery down to 6/10.