PowerMonkey Explorer


Lightweight rugged solar powered charger. Charges iPhones/Smartphones, mobile phones, GPS, Sat-Navs, E-readers, iPods/MP3 players and more.

Lightweight rugged solar powered charger. Charges iPhones/Smartphones, mobile phones, GPS, Sat-Navs, E-readers, iPods/MP3 players and more.

From the heart of Africa to Antarctica, the Apple approved powermonkey explorer portable charger has proved to be an invaluable piece of kit, providing essential power in the most remote locations. Incorporating the solarmonkey solar charger, the powermonkey explorer lets you charge wherever, whenever.

The powermonkey explorer is not just for adventure travellers. Compatible with the majority of smartphones including iPhone and BlackBerry, mobile phones, iPods, MP3 / MP4, PDAs and portable games consoles, the powermonkey explorer is a portable charger for your 5V devices - giving you 96 hours of standby on your mobile, 40 hours on your iPod, 5 hours on your games console, 48 hours on your PDA and 6 hours on MP3/MP4 players.

Make sure your powermonkey explorer's got full power at all times by charging one of three ways: via the included universal mains charger, via USB or via the included solar panel.

The solar panel draws power from the sun and coverts it into handy power to charge your device. The powermonkey explorer features state-of-the-art MPPT (Maximum Power Point Tracking) technology which enables more efficient charging of the powermonkey battery unit in low light conditions.

The kit includes a useful Velcro strap, enabling the solarmonkey to be attached to a rucksack or tent - perfect for charging the powermonkey battery unit when you're out and about in the sun.

Ultra compact, tough, powerful and works with iPhone & Made for iPod approved, the powermonkey explorer is water resistant and made from rubberised casing so can take whatever life throws at it, yet it remains the lightest, most versatile portable charger available today.

Works with:

  • Hand-held Cameras/Action Cameras
  • PDAs
  • iPhones/Smart Phones
  • Mobile Phone
  • iPods/MP3/MP4
  • PSP/Hand-held games consoles
  • Sat-Navs/GPS
  • Head Torches

Fully charged unit will charge:

  • iPhone/smartphone 1-2 times
  • GPS 1-2 times
  • iPod/MP3 players 2-6 times
  • Mobile Phone 2-3 times

Safety Features:

  • Over-discharging protection
  • Over-charging protection
  • Short circuit protection

In the Box:

  • PowerMonkey explorer portable charger: battery unit and solar panel
  • 9 x mobile device tips including Nokia, DC .20, Mini USB, Micro USB, Apple iPod/Phone (3G/3GS/4/4S),
  • Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, DC 4.0 (Sony PSP), Nintendo Dsi
  • Universal AC mains charger
  • Velcro strap
    Travel pouch


Battery capacity: 2200mAh
Input Interface: DC 3.5 x 1.1mm
Input Voltage: 5V 600mA
Output Interface: DC 3.5 x 1.1mm
Output Voltage: 4.5 - 5.5V
Output Current: 700mA max
Weight: 83g
Dimensions: 90 x 45 x 38mm

Solar panel parameters:

Output Interface: 3.5 x 1.1mm
Output Voltage: 5V
Output Current: 200MA (varies depending on solar strength)
Weight: 82g
Dimensions: 110 x 70 x 10mm when folded