An open letter to The Sun.

Dear The Sun,

You're terrible.

You think you're powerful and special just because you're a colossal mass of nuclear fusion and plasma. Who gives a hairy turd, The Sun? What have you done for me lately? "Oooo all these named celestial bodies orbit me." You know what? I got a free sandwich today. We're all making our way in the world.

Do you have any idea how bad you make me feel sometimes? The blinding brightness with which you assail my eye sockets every time I am suffering from the "adult flu," which is very often because I have poor coping skills. Do you know how much I hate seeing you in the mornings? You're always there, like a spouse I never wanted.

People laud you for the heat you create. They're wrong. Your heat is dumb. It causes premature aging and excessive sweating. Nobody seems to remember that part. They don't remember the searing misery you cause every summer. I had to drive wearing oven mitts because of you. I bet you think that's hilarious. I bet you'll laugh even harder when you become a red giant and kill us all. HAHA THE SUN. GREAT TROLLIN' THERE.

Whatever. At least I can exploit you to power my phone. Joke's on you, The Sun. I've been using YOU this whole time.

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Goal Zero's Portable Solar Power Essentials Kit is the ultimate solution to keeping your handheld electronics charged up anywhere you go.  Use the Nomad 7 solar panel to charge up your cell phone, GPS and iPods directly using the USB port. Store your solar power in your Guide 10 Plus Battery Pack. Use the Guide 10 Plus to power up your cell phones, Tablets, GPS, iPods, Cameras and really anything that can charge off of the 1 amp USB port. The Guide 10 also includes a built in LED light that lasts up to a 150 hours. You can also charge up your AA and AAA batteries as well through the Guide 10 Plus. Plug in the Luna USB Light into the Guide 10 Plus or your laptop to brighten up your night. The Nomad 7 has a built in pocket to store your Guide 10 Plus or cell phone and folds up to be lightweight, compact, and weather resistant.

  • Keep your power hungry phone juiced and ready for you to use
  • Power up your tablet for 25% longer
  • Recharge up the AA or AAA batteries right from the sun  
  • Small and compact enough to carry with you always and power up anywhere  
  • Handy built-in LED flashlight in the Guide 10 Plus to help you search in your dark backpack or purse  
  • 9" bendable cord lets you secure the Luna USB Light around objects
  • Kit includes:
    - Nomad 7 Solar Panel  
    - Guide 10 Plus battery pack  
    - 4 AA and 4 AAA rechargeable batteries  
    - Luna USB LED light

Nomad 7 Solar Panel Charging Options:

  • GOAL ZERO Guide 10 Plus: 2-4 hour charge time
  • Cell phone, MP3 player: 1-3 hour charge time  
  • Smart phone, GPS, USB camera: 2-4 hour charge time

Guide 10 Plus Battery Pack Charging Options:

  • GOAL ZERO Nomad 7 (solar port): 2-6 hour charge time
  • Any USB Power Source: 6-10 hour charge time


Shipping Note: Eligible for shipping to all 50 states

Warranty: 1 Year Goal Zero



Nomad 7 Solar Panel
Inputs Solar Panel Rated Wattage: 7W  
Cell Type: Monocrystalline  
Open-circuit voltage: 6.5-7V  
Converting Efficiency: 17-18%  
Cell Area: 0.0394 m2 
Output USB Port: 5V, 1.0A max (5W), linear regulated  
12V Port: 13-15V, 0.2A max (3W), boost regulated  
Solar Port (for Guide 10): 6-6.5V, 1.0A max (6W), not regulated 
Certifications FCC and CE 
Optimal Operating Temp 0°to 120° F / -17° to 48° C
Folded Dimensions 6" x 9" x 1"
Unfolded Dimensions 17" x 9" x 0.1"
Weight 0.8 lbs.


Guide 10 Plus Battery Pack
Inputs USB: mini port 5V, up to 0.8A (4W max), regulated 
Mini solar port: 6.5V, up to 1.1A
Outputs Batteries: 4 x AA or AAA NiMH cells  
USB: 5V, up to 1A (5W max), regulated  
Flashlight: 100mW white LED, 100+ hours
Peak Capacity 11 Wh (4.8V, 2300 mAh)
Lifespan Hundreds of cycles
Shelf Life Keep plugged in, when possible, or charge every 3-6 months
Certifications CE, FCC, ROHS
Optimal Operating Temp 32° to 104° F / 0° to 40° C
Dimensions 2.5" x 4" x 0.75"
Weight with Batteries 0.4 lbs.
Cell Type NiMH
Single Cell Equivalent Capacity 9200 mAh at 1.2V
Fuses None


Luna USB Light
Powering Times Guide 10 Battery Pack: 10 hours  
Rated for 20,000 hrs of use 
Input Source 12.5V±2V
Output Port 12.5V±2V (0.26A : 12V) 
LED Approx. 1 watt LED
Optimal Operating Temp 32° to 104° F / 0°to 40° C 
Optimal Storage Temp 32°to 86°F / 0°to 30°C
Length 14"
Weight 1.4 oz.


In the box:

(1) Goal Zero Portable Power Essentials Kit includes:

  • Goal Zero Nomad 7 Solar Panel  
  • Goal Zero Guide 10 Plus Battery pack  
  • (4) Rechargeable AA Batteries  
  • (4) Rechargeable AAA Batteries  
  • Luna USB LED Light

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