Getting Started

  • How do solar chargers work?

    Voltaic solar chargers use high-efficiency solar panels to capture energy from the sun. This solar energy is then stored in one of our solar-optimized battery packs so that you can charge your device when needed. Solar Charging Tips: Place solar panel(s) outside in direct sunlight. Point panel(...
  • Can Voltaic batteries charge & discharge at the same time?

    All Voltaic batteries are designed to charge and discharge at the same time - this is called pass-through charging. This means you can have a solar panel or some other power source recharging the Voltaic battery while another device (cell phone, tablet, laptop, etc) is taking power from the Volt...
  • Can I fly with a solar charger or Voltaic battery?

    All Voltaic solar panels, solar chargers, and battery packs are TSA approved for both domestic and international flights. For specific packing/traveling instructions, including how to properly fly with a lithium battery - read below. Can I check my Voltaic battery? No. Since Voltaic's lithium b...
  • How do I take care of my Voltaic solar panel or charger?

    Voltaic solar panels are very durable and designed to last outside in most environments. The materials we use make it possible for you to use your system whenever and wherever you need it. If your system does get dirty, simply use a damp cloth to wipe away any surface dirt. For caked on dirt or ...
  • How do I add an adapter or extension cable to my solar panel?

    All individual solar panels are compatible with our Female 3.5 x 1.1mm adapters, extension cables and splitters. To Install: Remove the included right-angle adapter from the solar panel's output cable. Since this is a waterproof connection, we suggest twisting and then pulling the adapter for e...
  • What's the best way to store my solar charger and battery?

    Voltaic solar panels, chargers, and batteries should be stored in a cool, dry place when not in use. Extreme temperatures can greatly affect the health of your Voltaic battery and should be avoided. For best results, we recommend recharging your Voltaic battery every 5-6 months. Lithium ion cell...
  • How do I switch into and out of Always On mode?

    All Voltaic batteries feature our signature Always On mode - which allows the output of the battery to stay on continuously, regardless of power draw. Batteries ship in Auto-Off Mode, to turn your battery into Always On Mode use the following steps. V15/V44 Batteries: Hold Power Button for 5-6...