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Flexopower Atacama 40 Foldable Solar Panel

The Atacama-40 solar panel by Flexopower combines US thin film technology and durability in the African wilderness. Suitable to solar charge laptops, satellite phones, cameras, GPS, radios, portable Li-batteries, lead acid battery packs etc. This product is in use by over landers, solar camping, and first responders. The South African National Defence Forces (SANDF) use the 40W Atacama.

• Glass free, flexible thin-film solar panel.
• Continues to deliver power when damaged or perforated.
• Up to 15% higher production than comparable glass panel.
• Up to 40% of rated output in severe overcast.
• Has 300% higher output than comparable glass panel when 10% of panel surface is shaded.
• Better performance at non-ideal angle of incidence.
• Most suited for mobile- and high-risk applications.
• Meeting MIL specifications.
• 2 years manufacturing warranty on solar panels.

To view further specifications please download specifications sheet here.

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Excl. Tax: R 5,028.70 Incl. Tax: R 5,783.01

Product Description


Africa’s largest first responder organization, ER24 in Johannesburg, South Africa, is using the Atacama-40 throughout to keep their tactical radios fully charged in their deployments in Africa.

• Most suited for camping and defence.
• Lead Acid Battery.
• Portable Power Packs (Follow this link to see our Flexopower Etosha Portable Power Pack).
• Radio, GPS, Sat Phone.
• Laptop.
• DC Fridge / Freezer.

Technical specifications
• Application: Portable.
• Strategy: Multi-Purpose.
• Content: Panel Only.
• Rated Output: 40 W.
• Max Operating Voltage: 19.2 V.
• Operating Current: 2.1 A.
• Dimension Folded: 160 mm x 395 mm x 40mm.
• Dimension Deployed: 934 mm x 782 mm x 1mm.
• Weight: 1.7 kg.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Disclaimer Please note that stock availability is subject to prior sales. Prices exclude delivery. The image serves as an example of what the product looks like and may differ slightly in appearance.
Guarantee/ Warranty 2 year product warranty
Solar Module Watts 40W
Module Voltage 24VDC - 35VDC
Panel Type Flexible
Solar Cell Type Thin-Film
Weight 1.7 Kg


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