GOAL ZERO™ Boulder™ 30 Solar Panel
Works great; very portable and durable
I own a Yeti 1250 and 3 Boulder 30 panels. During an 11,000 mile cross country camping trip we were able to dry camp for 6-7 days at time, keep our trailer batteries charged, and I was able to power my wife's AC medical equipment twice a day w/o ever hooking up to the grid. We also used it to power an Engel 42 qt AC/DC electric cooler/freezer. We no longer did we have to buy 20 lb bags of ice every 3 days, and our wine, beer and water stayed nice and cold. When at home the panels are set up outside the garage, and with an extension cable the Yeti and Engel sit inside keeping our beer at 40º all summer long without any grid power. From hot sun we get cold beer to share with our friends.
November 28, 2014
using with the yeti 150
I like using 2 (boulder 30's) with my yeti 150. its winter time. so I'm using two of them. I'm sure in the summer one of them will do the job just fine. i do wish they would come with one long cord and one short cord for changing.. the cord it comes with is great for keeping the yeti 150 out of the sun..
November 15, 2014
High performance and Resiliant
I have a Yeti that I use to plug in a lamp for reading in the evening and I recharge it with three 30 watt Boulders and I can get almost two weeks out of the Yeti (reading about an hour to two hours per evening) and it only takes a day with sunshine or two days during cloudy weather to reacharge it. I have the Boulders permanently affixed to a small shed in my backyard.
August 15, 2014
Not power enough to charge Yeti 1250
I'm disappointed to spend $1500 brought home the Yeti 1250 and this Boulder 30 last year. The panel has been put directly face to south. It has never been able to fully charge the yeti 1250 even though I only use it for my ipad.
June 19, 2014