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Instapark Mercury 4S
 Instapark Mercury 4S
If you need a small panel that is inexpensive, will charge your phone/tablet AND has an internal battery, this is a good deal. It performed nearly as well as is its sibling and Editors' Choice winner ...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:20pm
Poweradd Apollo 2
 Poweradd Apollo 2
The Poweradd Apollo 2 was the most pleasant surprise in our review. It is the size of a smartphone, and it will recharge your smartphone three to four times before needing to be recharged in the sun. ...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:19pm
Anker 14W Foldable Dual Port Solar Panel
 Anker 14W Foldable Dual Port Solar Panel
The Anker 14W foldable dual port solar panel is a rugged, high output, four panel solar charger. Its simple and straightforward design, all for a stunning $70, made it our Best Buy winner. The only do...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:18pm
Bushnell Bear Grylls SolarWrap Mini
 Bushnell Bear Grylls SolarWrap Mini
Early in our testing, this was our favorite lightweight, ultra portable solar charger. The CIGS (copper-indium-gallium-selenide) solar panel is flexible and rolls into a compact tube for packi...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:18pm
Goal Zero Nomad 13
 Goal Zero Nomad 13
The Goal Zero Nomad 13 is an efficient and versatile solar panel that can be easily integrated into the rest of the Goal Zero product line. It won our Top Pick award because it integrates well with ac...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:17pm
JOOS Orange
 JOOS Orange
The Joos is a panel unlike the competition. It comes in a hefty plastic casing that makes it waterproof and the only panel that can be locked up and self-supported. While the panel watt rating is rela...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:16pm
Instapark Mercury 10
 Instapark Mercury 10
The Instapark Mercury 10 was easily the most underrated panel in our tests--that is, until we started stacking all of the specs of the panels in our review, side-by-side. There were panels like the An...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:16pm
SolarMonkey Adventurer
 SolarMonkey Adventurer
Along with the Poweradd Apollo 2, this is one of our favorite compact solar panels for charging iPhone/smartphones and iPads/tablets. It is only rated to three watts of power (a relatively small n...


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Dec 15, 2014; 2:15pm
Outdoor Research Helium 2
 Outdoor Research Helium 2
The Outdoor Research Helium 2 is essentially a cross between a super light wind jacket and rain jacket. It offers the extended water resistance of a rain jacket with the ultralight weight of a wind ja...


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Dec 15, 2014; 9:21am
Backcountry Access Float 22
 Backcountry Access Float 22
The Backcountry Access Float 22 was nearly our OutdoorGearLab Best Buy award winner, nearly taking the title from its bigger cousin, the Backcountry Access Float 32. Both Floats have the same basic p...


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Dec 12, 2014; 12:04pm
Nemo Siren
 Nemo Siren
Despite its top quality fabric and 850-fill down, the Nemo Siren is one of our lowest scoring down quilts. It's not as warm, as comfortable, or as light as other sleeping bags we've tested. The proble...


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Dec 10, 2014; 11:08pm
Black Diamond Spot
 Black Diamond Spot
The Spot wins our Editors' Choice award because it had the best beam performance and battery life for a compact headlamp that only costs $40. Many headlamps that cost more than $80 couldn't match its ...


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70% recommend it (7/10)
Dec 08, 2014; 12:18am
MSR Hubba Hubba NX
 MSR Hubba Hubba NX
The MSR Hubba Hubba has had a mega makeover, and this new version wins our Top Pick Award for the most versatile, lightweight two-door tent. MSR has gone to great lengths to lighten up this classic te...


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100% recommend it (2/2)
Dec 04, 2014; 4:28pm
Princeton Tec Fuel 4
 Princeton Tec Fuel 4
The Fuel is a solid headlamp in a light package at a good price. But there are many other lights that match that description. For example, the Petzl Tikkina 2 scored a hair higher for $10 less and the...


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Dec 04, 2014; 3:44pm
Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1
 Big Agnes Fly Creek UL1
The UL1 is the little brother of the Big Agnes Fly Creek UL2 about which we did a hands-on review, and the smallest of the four tents in this series. The UL2 got our Top Pick award because it is one o...


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75% recommend it (3/4)
Dec 04, 2014; 1:13pm
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