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Review of Opteka BP-SC4000 Ultra Thin Solar Powered High Capacity (4000mAh) Backup Battery and Charger

Review of Opteka BP-SC4000 Ultra Thin Solar Powered High Capacity (4000mAh) Backup Battery and Charger

Good
Rating
3.20 stars
109
Reviews
$28-$100
Price Range
Reviewed on: October 31, 2012
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Good capacity
  • Nice, solid design
  • Recharges via solar panel or USB cable
  • LED indicators show when battery is charging
  • Has pretty good set of adapters
Cons
  • Slow to charge with solar power
  • Documentation is not very helpful
  • Stops working after some usage
  • Mostly works fine for charging tablets

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Opteka BP-SC4000 Ultra Thin Solar Powered High Capacity (4000mAh) Backup Battery and Charger . The BoolPool rating for this product is Good, with 3.20 stars, and the price range is $28-$100.

This review summary is for Opteka BP-SC4000 Ultra Thin Solar Powered High Capacity (4000mAh) Backup Battery and Charger

This device works for Cell Phones, iPhone, iPod, and Most USB Powered Devices.The Opteka BP-SC4000 is a ultra thin solar powered mobile device charger that allows you to charge your mobile devices when a wall outlet or USB power source are not available. It is sleek looking, portable, and very easy to use. It is lightweight and has a nice solid design. It works fine for smaller electronics. It mostly works with charging the tablets.

It includes a complete assortment of adapters to accommodate just about any small, USB-rated, battery-powered device. It provides good internal battery capacity when charged off a wall charger. The Opteka has a conspicuous and intuitive LED power capacity display on the front that tells when it's charging and discharging.

It is not very good for actual solar charging in the field. Users complain that documentation is not very helpful and the device stops working after some time.

Overall, Opteka BP-SC4000 battery backup and charger is a handy outdoor electronics device that charges cell phones efficiently using solar power.

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(3.50 stars)
9 Reviews
Good size solar panel Recharges in a reasonable amount of time
Review Group #: 2
(3.50 stars)
9 Reviews
Product does not work many times Fails to charge some times
Review Group #: 3
(2.50 stars)
11 Reviews
Using solar energy it charges device slowly
Review Group #: 4
(3.50 stars)
11 Reviews
Good for charging phone
Review Group #: 5
(3.00 stars)
13 Reviews
Stopped working within days after purchase
Review Group #: 6
(3.00 stars)
17 Reviews
Can charge multiple devices
Review Group #: 7
(3.00 stars)
19 Reviews
Charges fine using the USB ports Slow charge on solar power
Review Group #: 8
(3.50 stars)
20 Reviews
Can fully charge from the USB port

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