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Product Information

The Powermonkey eXplorer and Solar-Slave is a high capacity rechargeable power storage device and solar panel combo that lets you recharge anywhere and anytime. Compatible with the majority of mobile phones, iPods, MP3 / MP4, PDAs and portable games consoles including the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS & DS-Lite, the eXplorer will recharge your devices - giving you up to 96 hours of standby on your mobile, 40 hours on your iPod, 5 hours on your games console, 48 hours on your PDA, 6 hours on MP3/MP4 players and up to 1600 more snaps on your digital camera. With an LCD screen that displays battery capacity and the level of charge, the eXplorer also has short-circuit protection, over-charging protection and over-discharging protection. The included mains charger has interchangeable heads for UK, Europe, US and Australia - so you can use it in over 150 countries around the world! You can even use the Solar-Slave to recharge your device directly - so you have back up power at all times.

FREE STANDARD UK DELIVERY on all orders 27th - 30th November 2015

Product Features

  • Supplied with plugs for:
    • Nokia and mini Nokia
    • Motorola V66
    • Samsung E900
    • Siemens C25
    • Sony Ericsson wide connector
  • Has a mini USB adapter for Motorola RazR V series, Blackberrys and Bluetooth headsets
  • Has a USB adapter for smart phones, PDAs and other devices
  • Supplied with an iPod connector and a connector for Sony PSP and most digital cameras
  • Complete with a travel pouch, storage case and user guide
  • Battery capacity: 2200mAh


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(8 out of 10)


Holds charge well over time. Light to carry and easy to attach panel to pack with charge unit in dry area. Excellent service by Cotswold to replace first one - see bad points.
First one was ex-demo and didn't hold charge. returned for new replacement. no problems yet but might indicate problem in future?
Confirmed purchase: 16 June 2015
Published on: 30 August 2015
(8 out of 10)


North LOnDoN
Lightweight. Robust. Charges quickly.
Bit fiddly setting up.
Confirmed purchase: 07 June 2015
Published on: 22 June 2015
(9 out of 10)


Very light & compact
Slow charge. Takes about 3-4 days on a sunny S-facing window ledge to charge up fully. Best to periodically plug it into the mains then use sunlight to top it up inbetween times. Charges up a phone & Kindle ok but no use if you need to recharge a device every day.
Confirmed purchase: 18 February 2015
Published on: 13 June 2015
About the brand
Powertraveller designs, develops and manufactures an award-winning range of portable chargers for mobile devices up to 24volts. Designed to military specification and tested in the most extreme conditions, Powertraveller products offer versatility, robustness and leading-edge charging technology to keep you in power, whatever life throws at you.

Their first charger, the powermonkey-classic, was originally launched in early 2006 and brought a whole new meaning to the term ""portable power"". Powertraveller has since designed and manufactured a whole array of chargers including solar panels, designed to work with the majority of mobile devices; everything from mobile phones, iPods, handheld GPS units, Sat Navs, some Sat Phones and handheld games consoles, to netbooks and laptops.Powertraveller products are used frequently in military environments, with the powermonkey-eXplorer, powergorilla and solargorilla proving to be invaluable in Afghanistan.

Powertraveller Ltd won the Queen's Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category and the Outdoor Industry Award for the solargorilla solar charger in 2009, and the Red Dot Design Award for the powermonkey-eXplorer in March 2010.