BigBlue is a notable vendor of solar energy storage products. Along with a handful of solar power stations, the company has also on sale some cool portable solar panels. Here, we would like to have a look at the three best-selling BigBlue 100W portable solar panels. They are ideal for all your off-grid and survival power needs.
A 100-watt solar panel is, in fact, a standard unit with a portable profile for various outdoor uses. You can pair multiple units of a 100W panel to achieve the required output to charge your power stations and other outdoor or emergency backup systems.
BigBlue offers a variety of 100W portable solar panels in different looks and profiles. In this article, we would like to have a detailed look at the three best-seller models from the brand.
So, it will be easy for you to find a perfect model for your off-grid and emergency power needs.
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BIGBLUE 100W PORTABLE SOLAR PANELS
BigBlue 100W ETFE Solar Panel
- 100W Two-Fold Folding Solar Panel.
- High-Quality ETFE and UV-Resistant EVA Material.
- Durable Kickstands and Strong Carrying Handles.
- 22.5% Higher-Efficiency Rate for Fast Charging.
BigBlue 100W Foldable Solar Panel
- 100W Five-Fold Folding Solar Charger.
- Multiple DC and USB Charging Outlets.
- An 8V/5.5A DC Output for Power Stations.
- PET Panel with Strong TPE Rubber Handle.
BigBlue 100W Solar Suitcase
- 100W Two-Fold Folding Solar Suitcase.
- Highly Efficient Mono Solar Panel.
- Made of Anodic Aluminum Oxide Material.
- Strong Kickstands and Durable Carrying Handle.
- Durable EVA Carrying Case for Easy Moving.
BigBlue 100W ETFE Portable Solar Panel
It is a two-fold ETFE solar panel from BigBlue.
With a higher conversion rate of 22%, you get a durable and long-life solar panel. It is made of a combination of good-quality ETFE, UV-resistant EVA, and high-efficiency mono solar cells.
As you see, the 100-watt solar panel is compatible with most of the market’s solar power stations apart from the BigBlue models. Coming up with an SAE connector, MC4 cable, and a 10-in-1 adapter, it will work nicely with any solar-chargeable power station. Check it out on the link below.
The ETFE panel is an IP65-rated unit with higher conversion. Hence, you can carry it anywhere in the wild with no concern about the climatic conditions. Compared to a PET solar panel, it can guarantee you more life.
You can pair multiple units of the panel in series or parallel. Its strong built-in kickstands will help you place it somewhere at the best angle to have perfect access to ample sunlight.
Peak Power: 100W
Rated Power: 100±5%
Working Voltage: 19.8V
Working Current: 5.05A
Open Circuit Voltage: 24V
Short Circuit Current: 5.95A
Folded Size: 24.9×21.25×0.7 in
Unfold size: 24.9×42.5×0.2 in
Net Weight: 8.22lbs.
BigBlue 100W Foldable Solar Panel
Next, we have BigBlue’s more portable five-fold 100W folding solar panel.
Once folded down, it is a small, backpack-friendly solar charger, but it can deliver 100-watt solar output with a higher conversion rate.
The solar charger also comes with a 10-in-1 adapter kit so it works with most of the solar power stations on the market along with the BigBlue models. It has a maximum DC output of 18V/5.5A.
Check out the ultra-portable BigBlue 100W solar charger on the link below.
As stated above, you can fold down the BigBlue solar charger into a small briefcase-style profile after use. It sports a TPE rubber handle, making its carrying on your trips and travels convenient.
The solar panel is made of highly durable PET material, cloth, and a zipper. As it is a waterproof product, you can handle it easily in the wild and in any outdoor conditions.
Coming to the charging options, it features four options. They are one DC outlet, one Type-C 45W Power Delivery port, and dual USB outlets that include a fast-charging 18W max port.
Overall, apart from your power stations and 12V batteries, you can also use the BigBlue product to recharge a range of your handsets like phones, tablets, cameras, and more.
Open-Circuit Voltage(Voc): 21V
Max Working Current(Imp): 5.55A
USB Output Voltage: 4.75-5.45V/3A(Max)
QC3.0 USB Output: 5V3A/9V2A/12V1.5A (Max)
DC Output Voltage: 12-18V/5.5A (Max)
Type-C Output: 20V/2.25A Max
Folded dimensions: 16.5 * 14.3 * 1.9 in
Unfolded size: 70.8 * 16.5 * 1.2 in
Weight: 10.68 pounds.
BigBlue 100W Solar Panel Suitcase
This is a traditional glass and metal 100W solar suitcase from BigBlue. It is made of a pair of 50W conventional solar panels with durable hinges and latches for longer life. It has a net weight of 16.9 lbs.
After use, you can fold down the solar panel into a compact suitcase to make it amazingly portable. So, you can handle it easily in the wild and accommodate it in small rooms in your RVs, campervans, trailers.
The solar suitcase has got a solid metal frame and a stronger carrying handle.
Well, made of anodic aluminum oxide material, the metal parts can guarantee you a longer lifespan even if you use the solar panel in rough outdoor conditions.
The high-efficiency mono solar cells appear on high-quality tempered glass, which can offer you better wind and impact resistance.
The strong kickstands and protective case make it a rather ideal choice for outdoor applications.
The aluminum kickstands are heavy-duty units, which can help you position the solar panel at the right angle to collect as much sunlight as possible.
Cell Type: Mono silicon solar cell
Maximum Power Voltage(V): 18V
Maximum Power Current(A): 5.56A
Voc(V):21.6V & Isc(A): 6.11A
Maximum System Voltage(V): 1000V DC
Output Interface: Anderson connector
Dimension: 660*460*55.6 mm & Weight:7.7KG
Peak-power Temperature Coefficient Pm: -0.45%/℃
Working Temperature: -20℃~~ +75℃
Test Standard: Am1.5 25±2℃ 1000W/㎡”
That has been our take on the BigBlue 100W portable solar panels.
Though all these 100-watt solar panels are ideal choices for various outdoor applications, each of them has a different feature. The first two models are ultra-lightweight folding solar chargers, whereas the last model is a conventional solar panel in a folding profile.
All the models are perfect for use in your RVs, campervans, boats, and more. They can all charge your power stations and other backup systems from the sunlight. Pairing multiple units of the same, you can attain the required solar voltage to charge a variety of your machines.
Vahid Vee is a full-time blogger who is highly passionate about portable and off-grid power backup systems. As a keen observer of the global portable power market, he is really excited to share with you the latest trends, new products, and other developments in the market. #Contact Email @ firstname.lastname@example.org – LinkedIn – Full blog profile.