The long-awaited Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generator series has hit the market. We covered this interesting project one year back when it was seeking funding on Kickstarter.
It is, in fact, a series of powerful and lightweight solar generators, and like Goal Zero Yeti series, each model is designed for campers with different power needs.
Kalisaya KaliPAK is a combined solar kit that packs up battery, solar panel and other accessories. And as put it above, it comes in multiple variants based on power output; well, you have it like Kalisaya KP601, KP401 and KP201, respectively giving you away 558, 384 and 192 watts of solar energy.
Kalisaya KaliPAK Solar Generator Features
| All-in-One Solar Generator Kit | Stylish Design | Compact and Lightweight | Remote System Monitoring via Bluetooth | Multiple Power Variants |
Top-End: Kalisaya KaliPAK KP601 558W Solar Generator
This flagship model of Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generator series offers an output of 558W. It comes with a solar panel of 40W and a 38Ah lithium-ion battery inside. The model weighs at 14 lbs and it has USB and 12V output ports. And, of course, these features make it a highly competitive top-tier portable solar generator on market.
| Link to Buy: Kalisaya KaliPAK KP601 |
A signature feature of all the Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generators is the integrated Bluetooth transmitter. It helps you track energy consumption and other data right on your mobile phone via an app called KaliAPP. Plus like all other model of KaliPAK, it comes with a Mini Powerkit from Kalisaya, which packs up an AC/DC wall charger and a car-lighter adapter.
Mid-Variant: Kalisaya KaliPAK KP401 384W Solar Generator
This middle variant of Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generator is said to produce 384 watts of solar power. It touts the same 40W solar panel, however. The battery inside is a little smaller 26Ah unit, while it weighs at 13 lbs only. By the way, it keeps nearly all additional features of the top-end model, for example, Bluetooth connectivity, Mini PowerKit and etc…
| Link to Buy: Kalisaya KaliPAK KP401 |
What makes this variant different from the top model is, of course, its price. It has a price tag that is around $200 cheaper than its elder sibling. That means, for an average camper or hiker, it is a rather affordable model.
Base Model: Kalisaya KaliPAK KP201 192W Solar Generator
Here comes the base model of Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generator. As you can read from title, it is a 192W solar generator and the solar panel is of 20W capacity. The battery inside is a 13Ah unit, while it is rather lightweight at 10.8 lbs.
| Link to Buy: Kalisaya KaliPAK KP201 |
Though the output of the model is lower, it is the most comfortable one for outdoor use, thanks to its less weight. The compact design makes it also one of the nice portable solar generators for off-grid life and emergency. This model also comes with Bluetooth connectivity option.
Interesting Things about Kalisaya KaliPAK Solar Generator
What is “Kalisaya”?
Are you confused with its strange branding? Kalisaya is a term in Incan language Aymara, which refers to both the glow of sun and inner light of a soul. For Incas, sun was a divine entity and so this portable solar generator is going to enhance you up with light in darkness anywhere.
The Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generator was funded by a KickStarter campaign in Feb. 2015. Around 600 backers pledged the project to help it amass up a sum of $221,336. Well, the successful KickStarter project brought us one of the cool portable solar generators.
It looks to be the most interesting thing with the solar generator. The KaliAPP lets you track all information about the solar generator and battery simply on your phone. Sure, this feature will make your outing and camping rather smart and lively. You can spend time out there with no worry about running out of power.
Kalisaya KaliPAK solar generator series is a well-designed product. To take a horn with the biggies of the market like Goal Zero Yeti, the company has designed it well and included a number of notable features. With its arrival, happy thing is that we have one more series of good quality solar generators on market, which can make our outings and emergency safe.