Crosskase launch highly protective Solar 15 backpack with
solar power to charge handheld devices everywhere you go
Whether you are a traveller, business commuter, gamer, or all three and
more at different times, you’ll often seek the power to keep your essential
gadgets going as well as a secure and protective way to carry your
belongings. Now these two lifestyle needs have been met in one stylish,
feature-packed accessory: the Crosskase Solar 15 backpack.
Key Features of the Crosskase Solar 15 backpack:
Integrated 3 Watt solar panel on the front of the bag soaks up natural
light and stores the energy generated inside the internal battery.
High capacity battery can charge most handheld devices on-the-go
(phones, music players, GPS, pocket consoles)
Speedy 2 hour charge time for many devices i.e. iPhone 4, iPod nano
6G, Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Nokia N95, Blackberry Curve.
Stores enough power to charge most devices twice over and can be
used again and again, as the battery will recharge from:
• Solar power (8 hours)
• Mains power (3 hours)
• USB power connection (4 hours)
Additional battery packs can be purchased to supply even more charge
to those with higher demands on battery life.
The Solar 15 doesn’t need strong sunlight to work as it also trickle
charges in standard daylight or artificial light and, with splashproof
material and panelling, even works in the rain! This versatility in all
weathers makes it suitable for use indoors and outdoors both in the UK
Internal battery features lights to indicate remaining charge level
Comes with 9 alternative adapter fittings to connect a wide variety of
• Micro USB
• Mini USB
• Sony Ericsson
• Plus other devices can connect via the standard manufacturersupplied
USB 2.0 lead
Constructed from high-grade 1680D Ballistic Nylon, offering water
repellent properties and a robust, highly protective shell.
25 litre capacity provides ample space for all of your belongings
In-built pockets offer extra protection, including storage for 13”, 14”
and 15” laptops and iPad/iPod devices.
The rear of the backpack is padded with a special airflow system
providing comfort, support and coolness.
Includes a clever hide-away rain cover which can be pulled out for
Priced at an affordable £139.99 including VAT
Solar power delivers on-the-go charge for handheld devices:
Running out of charge can lead to all sorts of problems from the mildly
irritating through to life threatening, and the Solar 15 backpack can help to
reduce this potential pitfall. The thoughtfully designed 25 litre bag is
lightweight yet robust, and cleverly stores power to use for charging handheld
devices, wherever and whenever it’s needed. Featuring an integral
solar panel, the Solar 15 delivers power on-the-go thanks to a high capacity
battery which can be conveniently recharged through both regular mains
power and from harnessing the power of natural light.
The Solar 15 backpack is one of the most powerful solar bags on the
market – converting up to 3W in optimum light conditions and storing
enough power to charge most devices twice over. What’s more, you won’t
need to worry about the lack of sunshine in the UK, since the Solar 15 will
work and trickle charge in standard (overcast) daylight and even indoors!
Stylishly practical construction suited for both work and play:
This stylish, practical and premium-grade backpack is suitable for both work
and leisure use without compromising comfort or security. Featuring
multiple protective pockets it is padded with a special airflow system
providing comfort and coolness. A clever hide-away rain cover can be pulled
out to add extra waterproof protection when you get caught out by the rain.
With the Solar 15 backpack, you can carry everything you need and charge
up your devices (including phones, iPod and GPS) without the need to find a
mains power supply or carry an external battery pack. This incredible array
of features gives you the freedom to carry on with your day, enjoying total
peace of mind that your gadgets will be full of life when you need them the
Five examples of how Crosskase Solar 15 can help:
1. You’re bored on a journey and want your handheld gaming console to
keep you company, but its run out of battery halfway. Plug it into the
Solar 15 and you won’t have your games interrupted after all. When
you reach your destination, pop it into the protective bag and it will
continue to charge and stay safe and secure until you need it next.
2. You’re lost 10,000 feet high on a snow capped mountain and need help
but your phone has no battery and your GPS has died. Plug either of
them into the Solar 15 and you’ll have the power to make that
emergency call or find directions and be safe and sound in no time.
With water repellent material and a pull-out rain cover you can make
sure your gadgets stay dry even in the worst weather conditions.
3. You’re in the boardroom for a business meeting and rely on your
smartphone for your presentation notes, but you’ve left the charger at
home. Plug it into the Solar 15 and you can avoid an embarrassing
moment in front of the boss. With a stylish, high-tech design it will be
the envy of all of your work colleagues, too.
4. You’re training for the marathon in the Olympic spirit and need some
tunes to keep your motivation high, but your MP3 player is running low
on battery life. Just pop the device into the protective pocket, connect
it to the charger and your only limit will be yourself. With the
lightweight design and back support panel, you’ll be able to stay cool
and comfortable with every step.
5. You’re rocking out at a summer festival and you’ve lost your friends en
route to a band. Instead of wasting time queuing at a phone point, the
Solar 15 lets you connect, charge and carry on without missing a beat.
With a robust, highly protective construction, you can be secure in the
knowledge that your gadgets will be protected even in the middle of
Pricing and Availability
The Crosskase Solar 15 is priced at £139.99 inc VAT RRP, and is available
now from www.crosskase.com, amazon.co.uk and store.apple.com/uk
Additional battery packs available from www.crosskase.com, pricing tbc.
Solar Charger Specifications:
One 3.0 Watt Solar Panel to generate power in sunlight. It is waterproof,
lightweight and built to withstand abuse.
Panel Power: 3 Watts total peak.
Cell Efficiency: 16%
Charge Times: 6-8 hours in the sun will fully charge a typical phone, 2 hours will
provide about 3 hours of talk time.
Universal USB Battery stores power for use anytime and is
specially designed to charge efficiently from solar. When not in the
sun, the battery can be charged using the USB Power Cable or
optional AC travel charger.
Charge Times: Battery will be fully charged from 8 hours of direct sun, 4 hours
from USB port on laptop and 3 hours from AC mains power.
Input: 5V, 700 mA
Output: 5V, 500mA via USB port
Dimensions: 45cm high x 37cm wide x 12cm deep)
Weight: 1.7kgs including battery and solar panels
Fabric: 1680D ballistic nylon shell, waterproof and lightweight.
Volume: 25 litres.