REVIEW / HOW TO: iGreely High Power Port (HPP) Connector Cables for Solar Panels / Blankets

REVIEW / HOW TO: iGreely High Power Port (HPP) Connector Cables for Solar Panels / Blankets

If you bought a Gasless Generator with a High Power Port (HPP) solar input and dont know how to connect the red and black connector to your solar panel or blanket, you probably need to HPP connector cable. I bought and will review iGreely HPP – Y-Adapter to connector ( https://amzn.to/3y9vBqG ) and an HPP to 5.5 mm connector cable. ( https://amzn.to/3ktzK0B ).

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In order to charge the Duracell Powerblock 500 with my existing Costco MASSIMO 100W solar blanket ( https://amzn.to/3s4a6nf ), I needed a iGreely 5.5mm x 2.1mm DC Female Power Plug Cable ( https://amzn.to/3ktzK0B ) to connect to the Duracell 500. I also bought a iGreely Y-Adapter to connect two 100 watt blankets to the HPP connector ( https://amzn.to/3y9vBqG ) . I have not tested it yet but will do so in the future.

II already own a Jackery Explorer 240 – Power Station ( https://amzn.to/3DVeKHW ) which I use every other day to work on my laptop in my car, or to play my Xbox in my car when I am waiting or parking. It charges great with the adapters provided by Massimo solar blanket ( https://amzn.to/3s4a6nf ).

The Duracell Powerblock 500 recharges fully on my porch in about 4-5 hours with 200W charge controller, 8-9 hours on my 100W solar panel. The 100W solar panel ( https://amzn.to/3s4a6nf ) needs a 2.1 MM DC connector / High Powe Port (HPP) adapter to 5 MM adaptor to charge the Duracell 500. iGreely 5.5mm x 2.1mm DC Female Power Plug Cable ( https://amzn.to/3ktzK0B )

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HOW TO: Charge DURACELL POWERBLOCK 500 with Costco MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket.

HOW TO: Charge DURACELL POWERBLOCK 500 with Costco MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket.

If you bought the Duracell 500 Gasless Generator and also the MASSIMO 100 Watt solar blanket, then your probably wondering how to connect them together.

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In order to charge the Duracell Powerblock 500 with my existing Costco MASSIMO 100W solar blanket ( https://amzn.to/3s4a6nf ), I needed a iGreely 5.5mm x 2.1mm DC Female Power Plug Cable ( https://amzn.to/3ktzK0B ) to connect to the Duracell 500. I also bought a iGreely Y-Adapter to connect two 100 watt blankets to the HPP connector ( https://amzn.to/3y9vBqG ) . I have not tested it yet but will do so in the future.

II already own a Jackery Explorer 240 – Power Station ( https://amzn.to/3DVeKHW ) which I use every other day to work on my laptop in my car, or to play my Xbox in my car when I am waiting or parking. It charges great with the adapters provided by Massimo solar blanket ( https://amzn.to/3s4a6nf ).

The Duracell Powerblock 500 recharges fully on my porch in about 4-5 hours with 200W charge controller, 8-9 hours on my 100W solar panel. The 100W solar panel ( https://amzn.to/3s4a6nf ) needs a 2.1 MM DC connector / High Powe Port (HPP) adapter to 5 MM adaptor to charge the Duracell 500. iGreely 5.5mm x 2.1mm DC Female Power Plug Cable ( https://amzn.to/3ktzK0B )

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REVIEW: Costco MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket Folding Solar Panel

I bought a MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket ( https://amzn.to/3gne2JE ) at Costco for $179 for about 1 month now and it works well with my Jackery Explorer 240 – Power Station ( https://amzn.to/3DVeKHW )
Six months ago I bought a ROCKPALS 60 Watt Folding Solar Panel ( https://amzn.to/3nJZoRa ) which does great job in a smaller package.

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MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket ( https://amzn.to/3gne2JE )
Jackery Explorer 240 – Power Station ( https://amzn.to/3DVeKHW )

My Jackery Explorer 240 – Power Station ( https://amzn.to/3DVeKHW ) is light and compact to bring with you during camping or off the grid. Its convenient and has AC outlet, USB ports for fast charging, and a 12 volt socket . Charging takes about 5-7hours depending of method. With the included AC or 12 volt car charger it charges at 62 Watts and is fully charged in about 5 hours.

I wanted to charge it while camping using solar so i bought MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket ( https://amzn.to/3gne2JE ).

According to Jackery’s manual it can only charge at about 60 Watts max, so buying a 60 Watt portable solar panel seemed like a great idea. Generally the more solar panel wattage the larger your panels will be depending on how its packaged. I wanted something light and compact and had a max charge of 60 watts so i dont damage my Jackery Explorer 240.

The MASSIMO 100 Watt Solar Blanket ( https://amzn.to/3gne2JE ) works fine on the Jackery 240. I got about 53- 68 watts in full sun which was expected as the the manual says it would take about 5 to 7 hours to charge using a 60 W solar panel.

I generally follow the sun during camping. Moving the panel from my car’s windshield, to the car roof, then to the rear window and trunk, while camping and get a good 4-5 hours of charging in. There are eye holes to hang or tie down the panel as well. I have the Jackery Power station ( https://amzn.to/3DVeKHW ) in my car when charging and just have the wire go into my door weather strip.

Pros:

  • Compatible with other power stations
  • Compact folded size
  • Good / expected charging speed for solar.
  • Thick cables.
  • Three USB charging ports – well positioned in the storage area.
    Cons:
  • Slightly heavier than other folding solar panels due to wiring and packaging.
  • May need a chair or car to act as a stand to follow the sun.
  • Folds out at 77 inches or so, not as convenient as simple 2 fold panels.

Overall its a good performer and gets the job done. Produces closer to the 60W – 68W output for quickly charging my Jackery Explorer 240. .

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