Opteka BP-SC6000 Ultra High Capacity (6000mAh) Backup Battery Solar Charger with Faster Charging EcoPanel (2013 Model)

Opteka BP-SC6000 Backup Battery Solar Charger-Is it really worth it?

The Opteka BP-SC6000 solar charger is a worth buy solar charger with above average specifications. The BP-SC6000 consists of a Ecopanel which charges quicker than it’s predecessor Opteka BP-SC4000.

RATING : 3.8/ 5

PRICE : $ 39.95

In the box

The BP-SC6000 includes micro USB and Apple 30-pin charging tips and USB extension cable .

It is compatible with most Nokia, Samsung, LG, Palm, Blackberry, Apple iPhone, iPod, iPad, Motorola, Sony, Bluetooth, GPS, various digital cameras, PSP, various eBooks, tablets, Nintendo DS, Kindle, and other devices.

 Product Specifications

Dimensions:5″ x 3.1″ x 0.6″ (127 x 80 x 15mm)
Weight:6.6 oz (188g)
Voltage:Output 5V/2.1A, Max Solar charge: 5.5V/250mA
Operating Temperature: 0C-45C

Structure

Opteka BP-SC6000 is a compact and pocket-friendly charger.

In the front side of the charger is a casing holding a Ecopanel- a solar panel which could charge 40% faster than Opteka chargers prior to the release year 2013. On the front lower end is the 4 charge indicator LED lights. The first LED lights up red if the charger is charged by solar power. When charged using USB all the 4 LEDs light up blue.

Battery

The charger comes with a 6000 mah Lithium battery which is excellent for low priced charger. The fully charged charger can charge an iphone from 0 to 100% thrice. The battery can be charged by both solar source as well as using electrical input using USB port.

Pros

  • It charges well even in cloudy weather.
  • Good battery charge capacity for the price.
  • Comes with 2 year warranty.
  • Excellent customer support.

Cons

  • Charges one device at a time.
  • Bad user manual.