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The Brunton Sustain2 portable battery comes in at 7.75″x3.75″x1″ fairly small and lighter than the Brunton Impel, but can charge various electronics with USB, 12v, 16v and 19v outputs. Whether it is a smart/cell phones ,tablets to laptops the Sustain2 will top up the battery. Made of rugged, long lasting rubberized housing it should be able handle the outdoors with ease. The storage capacity is 6,000 mAh and it outputs to USB voltage and 12v, 16v, 19v.
The Eton Raptor packs a lot in a small package (11 oz) so you can survive. What is it?
- Keep your power hungry phone juiced and ready for you to use
- More Angry Birds! Power up your tablet for 25% longer.
- Never buy batteries again. Recharge up the AA or AAA batteries right from the sun.
The Victorinox Swiss Army Night Vision II watch is a great looking timepiece made for recreation, the sapphire-crystal Night Vision has a super bright blue LED that allows you to read the time in pitch black darkness and it also has a strobe/signal feature so you can signal for help should you get into trouble when stuck on one of your excursions.
If you are outside in the winter and you are wearing thick gloves, have you ever tried using your touch screen GPS, touch screen smartphone or a touch screen media player? The answer is probably “YEST” and most like you would have had to take your gloves off. Now, this problem is solved, North Face has designed a glove called the “ETIP” that feature the North Face “X-Static” fabric on the tips of the index fingers and thumbs and it basically allows the wearer to work with any touch-screen device. The best part is you don’t have to take the gloves off, thereby your hands stay warm.
Though recommended for cycling the Garmin Edge 705 handheld GPS, can be used for other activities such as hiking or running and will certainly assist in keeping you on track.
The Goal Zero / 0 Nomad 7m solar panel provides very compact power for the minimalist on the go.
The Nomad 7 is small yet offers a powerful solar panel that permits you to charge your handheld devices / gadgets directly from its USB and 12 Volt DC charging ports.
The Gerber Fit multi-tool is a simple and compact pocket tool, however don’t let the size fool you. The Fit packs quite a bit in the small package and can be all you need while traveling.
The Delorme Earthmate PN-60w handheld GPS Navigator supports a full range of usual capabilities a handheld GPS for outdoor activities would such as:
- A highly-accurate 3-axis electronic compass that works when held in any position, moving on foot or standing still
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