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Goal Zero Switch 8 Recharger

$39.99

Features

  • Recharge by: USB & Solar
  • Power Output: USB
  • Ideal for: Phone, GPS, Headlamp
  • Capacity: 8Wh, 2200mAh
  • Weight: 0.2 lbs (91 g)
  • Chainable: Yes

Keep talking, emailing, surfing, and always stay moving. The Goal Zero Switch 8 ® Recharger is an ultra-lightweight power supply that recharges smartphones and USB gear anywhere. It’s the perfect pocket-sized companion and won’t weigh you down.

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Charging

TWO WAYS TO CHARGE THE GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8 RECHARGER

The Goal Zero Switch 8 can be charged by connecting a compatible solar panel (see the chart below for solar compatibility). The Goal Zero Switch 8 can also be charged by being plugged into a USB power source.

HOW IT CHARGES

How it Charges

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Q: How do I turn on the Goal Zero Switch 8?
  • A: There is no on/off switch. The Goal Zero Switch automatically turns on when a port is used.
  • Q: How do I know if I have a full charge?
  • A: When charging, all LED lights will be lit to show a full charge. Otherwise, press the charging indicator button to display the charge level.
  • Q: Is it waterproof?
  • A: No, although the Goal Zero Switch 8 is durable, electricity and water don't mix well. Make sure the ports are dry before using the device.
  • Q: What type of battery technology does the Goal Zero Switch 8 use?
  • A: Lithium-ion NMC. It has these advantages: stores more energy; smaller and lighter watt for watt; and retains its charge even after months of storage.
  • Q: Can I take the recharger on an airplane?
  • A: Yes, the Switch 8 can be taken anywhere and is great for keeping devices charged on long flights. You may want to download a MSDS sheet to avoid any delays. There have been instances in China flights where they have confiscated and shouldn't have.
  • Q: Are there different attachments and tips for the Goal Zero Switch 8?
  • A: Yes, there are many under development. Currently there is a Bolt Flashlight Tip. Click to view.

Charge Times
  USB/Wall Nomad 7 Nomad 13 Nomad 14 Plus Nomad 20 Nomad 28 Plus Boulder 50 Boulder 100 Boulder 200
Switch 10 4 Hours (USB) 4-6 Hours 4 Hours 4 Hours 4 Hours 4 Hours N/A N/A N/A
Flip 10 2.5 Hours (USB) 2.5 Hours 2.5 Hours 2.5 Hours 2.5 Hours 2.5 Hours N/A N/A N/A
Guide 10 Plus 6-10 Hours (USB) 3-6 Hours 2.5-5 Hours 2.5-5 Hours 2.5-5 Hours 2.5-5 Hours N/A N/A N/A
Flip 20 4 Hours (USB) 5-10 Hours 5 Hours 5 Hours 5 Hours 5 Hours N/A N/A N/A
Venture 30 5 Hours (USB) 8-16 Hours 6-12 Hours 6-12 Hours 6-12 Hours 5 Hours N/A N/A N/A
Sherpa 50 3 Hours (Wall) N/A 8-16 Hours 8-16 Hours 8-16 Hours 4-8 Hours 4-6 Hours 2-4 Hours 2 Hours
Venture 70 8 Hours (USB) N/A 11-22 Hours 11-22 Hours 8-14 Hours 8-14 Hours N/A N/A N/A
Sherpa 100 3 Hours (Wall) N/A 15-30 Hours 15-30 Hours 15-30 Hours 8-16 Hours 4-8 Hours 3-4 Hours 3 Hours
Yeti 150 6 Hours (Wall) N/A 26-52 Hours 26-52 Hours 26-52 Hours 13-26 Hours 6-12 Hours 3-6 Hours 3 Hours
Yeti 400 5-7 Hours (Wall) N/A 61-122 Hours 61-122 Hours 61-122 Hours 30-60 Hours 16-32 Hours 8-16 Hours 4-8 Hours
Yeti 1000 18 Hours (Wall) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 40-80 Hours 20-40 Hours 10-20 Hours
Yeti 1250 18 Hours (Wall) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 48-96 Hours 24-48 Hours 12-24 Hours
Yeti 1400 25 Hours (Wall) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A 56-112 Hours 28-56 Hours 14-28 Hours

Powering

THE GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8 POWERS YOUR DEVICE BY:

USB
The USB port best charges all your smaller USB powered devices.



HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE TO CHARGE YOUR DEVICE FROM GOAL ZERO POWER PACKS?

It takes the same amount of time to charge your device from a Goal Zero power pack as it does from the wall.

How many times will our batteries charge your device?
  Headlamp Smartphone POV Camera Tablet Laptop Light-a-Life Mini Fridge 32 LCD TV
  (3-6 Wh) (10-15 Wh) (5.5 Wh) (25-50Wh) (50Wh) (3 Wh) (30-60 Wh) (100-150Wh)
Flip 10 1-3 Charges 60-100% Boost 1-2 Charges 25% Boost N/A N/A N/A N/A
Guide 10 Plus 1-3 Charges 60-100% Boost 1-2 Charges 25% Boost N/A N/A N/A N/A
Switch 10 1-3 Charges 60-100% Boost 1-2 Charges 25% Boost N/A N/A N/A N/A
Flip 20 2-5 Charges 1.5 - 2 Charges 3 Charges 50% Boost N/A N/A N/A N/A
Torch 250 2-5 Charges 1.5 - 2 Charges 3 Charges 50% Boost N/A N/A N/A N/A
Lighthouse 400 2-5 Charges 1.5 - 2 Charges 3 Charges 50% Boost N/A N/A N/A N/A
Venture 30 5-10 Charges 2-2.5 Charges 5 Charges 1 Charge N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sherpa 50 8-16 Charges 3-4 Charges 9 Charges 1-2 Charges 1 Charge 16 Hours N/A N/A
Venture 70 9-17 Charges 4-5 Charges 10 Charges 2-3 Charges N/A N/A N/A N/A
Sherpa 100 16-32 Charges 6-8 Charges 18 Charges 2-4 Charges 1-2 Charges 32 Hours N/A N/A
Yeti 150 25-50 Charges 9-12 Charges 25 Charges 6 Charges 1-2 Charges 50 Hours N/A N/A
Yeti 400 70+ Charges 20+ Charges 70+ Charges 10+ Charges 3-5 Charges 130 Hours 7 Hours 3 Hours
Yeti 1000 165+ Charges 50+ Charges 165+ Charges 37+ Charges 17+ Charges 335+ Hours 17+ Hours 10 Hours
Yeti 1250 200+ Charges 60+ Charges 200+ Charges 45+ Charges 20+ Charges 400+ Hours 20+ Hours 12 Hours
Yeti 1400 230+ Charges 70+ Charges 230+ Charges 52+ Charges 23+ Charges 465+ Hours 23+ Hours 14 Hours
Yeti 3000 500+ Charges 150+ Charges 500+ Charges 110+ Charges 50+ Charges 1000+ Hours 50+ Hours 30+ Hours

GOAL ZERO SWITCH 8 TECH SPECS

Charge Times

  • USB Power Source: 4 hours
  • Nomad 7 Solar Panel:  4-8 Hours
  • Nomad 13 Solar Panel:  4 Hours

Ports

  • USB Port (output): 5V, up to 1A (5W max), regulated
  • USB Port (input): 5V, up to 0.8A (4W max), regulated


Battery Details

  • Battery Type: Li-NMC
  • Battery Size: 8Wh (3.7V, 2200mAh)
  • Lifecycles: hundreds of cycles
  • Shelf-life: Keep plugged in, or charge every 3-6 months
  • Fuses: none
  • Management system: Charging and low-battery protection built-in


General

  • Product SKU: 21004
  • Chainable: Yes
  • Weight: 0.2 lbs (91 g)
  • Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 5 in (2.5 x 2.5 x 12.7 cm)
  • Operating usage temp.: 32-104 F (0-40 C)
  • Certs: CE, FCC, ROHS
  • Warranty 6 months
  • User Guide: Download PDF
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