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CHEYENNE, WYâ€”OutdoorGearLab.com revealed today the results of the 2011 Editors’ Choice Awards for the portable solar panel category, listing this year’s best and best value for portable solar. The OutdoorGearLab Review Editors chose the following winners after extensive field testing and road trips in Yosemite, Napa and The Bay Area. Each panel underwent extensive side by side tests to evaluate key performance metrics such as ease of set-up, versatility, quality, disassembly Safety, and value. View the complete portable solar review
The winners are:
Goal Zero Sherpa 120 Kit â€“ winner of the Editor’s Choice Award for 2011 for portable solar. According to Gear Editor Chris McNamara, “The Goal Zero Sherpa 120 portable solar kit wins our Editors’ Choice award because it is the best relatively light and durable portable solar kit that can charge just about anything. If you have a lot of electronic devices to charge and spend a fair bit of time away from a power source, this is the device to get.”
Goal Zero Nomad 7 – winner of the Best Buy award for 2011. This award is given to a product that balances an extremely high score in our tests and a very reasonable price. According to Chris McNamara, “The Goal Zero Nomad 7 solar panel is by far the best deal in portable solar panels. No other tiny panel came close to matching its versatility, ease-of-use and price. If your main need is to charge a cell phone or small electronic devices, get this panel.”
OutdoorGearLab LLC is a company headquartered in Cheyenne, Wyoming dedicated to creating world’s best outdoor gear reviews. The company’s website, www.outdoorgearlab.com, is a free resource for people who love the outdoors and participate in activities such as hiking, climbing, backpacking, and camping. The company performs side-by-side testing of outdoor gear and publishes the results in comparative reviews. Each product is scored across a range of weighted categories, competing products are ranked, and awards are provide to top performing products.
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