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Jackery SolarSaga 60W and 100W Portable Solar Panels

Jackery SolarSaga 60W and 100W are compact and lightweight, portable solar panels designed for direct charging of various USB charged devices, Jackery Explorer series of portable power stations (except Jackery Explorer 440) and for charging and powering other devices like any other solar panels.

Jackery SolarSaga 60W and 100W feature high-efficiency panels and foldable design, and are often combined with Jackery Explorer power stations for providing power during camping, fishing trips, in emergencies and other off-the-grid situations.

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Jackery SolarSaga 60W and 100W Features and Specifications

First of all, Jackery Explorer power stations and Jackery SolarSaga solar panels are sold separately. But, Jackery SolarSaga solar panels come with everything that one needs in order to charge the Jackery Explorer power stations right away.

Jackery SolarSaga 60W and 100W are two very similar foldable solar panels, differing in size, weight, output power, and of course, the price.

Both panels are made using high-efficiency cells with an efficiency of 23%, ensuring high output power considering actual panels surfaces.

Jackery SolarSaga 60W Solar Panel

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As its name suggests, Jackery SolarSaga 60W Solar Panel features peak power of 60W - this is the power that this solar panel may produce in ideal conditions.

But, in real-life situations (weather, sun tracking, dirt on the panels, etc.) one may expect anywhere from 30-45 watts.

The nominal voltage is 18 volts with a current of 3.3 Amps. Open circuit voltage is 21.6 volts and short circuit current is 3.6 Amps.

The operating temperature range is between -10°C and +65°C.

Jackery SolarSaga 60W Solar Panel weighs 3.3 pounds (1.5 kg), with physical dimensions of 290 x 405 x 15 mm (folded) and 865 x 405 x 5 mm (unfolded).

Solar panel is suitable for charging Jackery Explorer power stations (except 440 model), but it also comes with USB-A output (5V, 2.4A) and USB-C (5V, 3A).

For most up-to-date offers and prices, feel free to check Jackery SolarSaga 60W Solar Panel Amazon link (link opens in the new window).

 Jackery SolarSaga 100W Portable Solar Panel

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Jackery SolarSaga 100W Portable Solar Panel features maximum power in ideal conditions of 100W and 50-70W in real-life situations.

The nominal voltage is 18V with a current of 5.5 Amps. Open circuit voltage is 21.6 volts and the short circuit current is 6 Amps.

Both SolarSaga solar panels feature the same operating temperature range from -10°C to +65°C.

Jackery SolarSaga 100W Portable Solar Panel physical dimensions are 610 x 535 x 35 mm (folded) and 1220 x 535 x 5 mm (unfolded).

Jackery SolarSaga 100W Portable Solar Panel is suitable for charging all Jackery Explorer power stations, except the Explorer 440 model.

Also, it comes with one USB-C charging port (5V, 3A) and one USB-A charging port (5C, 2.4A).

For most up-to-date offers and prices, feel free to check Jackery SolarSaga 100W Solar Panel Amazon link (link opens in the new window).

Charging the Jackery Explorer Power Stations with the Jackery SolarSaga Solar Panels

Jacker Explorer power stations are very popular power stations due to their robust design, reliable operation, and acceptable price.

The following table lists Jackery Explorer power stations, with their most important features and specifications:

Model Jackery 160 Jackery 240 Jackery 440 Jackery 500 Jackery 1000
Photo table jackery explorer 160 table jackery explorer 240 table jackery explorer 440 table jackery explorer 500 table jackery explorer 1000
Stored Energy 167 Wh 240 Wh 440 Wh 518 Wh 1002 Wh
Runtime ~0.85 * Stored Energy / Device Power ~0.85 * Stored Energy / Device Power ~0.85 * Stored Energy / Device Power ~0.85 * Stored Energy / Device Power ~0.85 * Stored Energy / Device Power
Input 8 mm DC
(12-30V, 42W Max.)
8 mm DC
(12-30V, 42W Max.)
8 mm DC
(25.4V, 4A, 100W Max.)
8 mm DC
(12-30V, 100W Max.)
8 mm DC
(12-30V, 200W Max.)
AC Output Ports 1x 110V AC - 100W Continuous, 150W Surge 1x  110V AC - 200W Continuous, 400W Surge 1x  110V AC - 300W Continuous, 500W Surge 1x 110V AC - 500W Continuous, 1000W Surge 3x 110V AC - 1000W Continuous, 2000W Surge
USB Output Ports 1x USB-C (5V, 3A), 2x USB-A (5V, 2.4A) 2x USB-A (5V, 2.4A) 3x USB-A (5V, 2.4A, 21W Max) 3x USB-A (5V, 2.4A) 1x USB-A (5V, 2.4A), 2x USB-C, 1x Quick Charge 3.0
 12V Output Ports 1x 6 mm DC 12V, 7A - 2x 6 mm DC 12V 10A 2x 6 mm DC 12V, 7A -
Car 12V Port - 1x 12V, 10A, 120W 1x 12V, 10A, 120W 1x 12V, 10A, 120W 1x 12V, 10A, 120W
Dimensions 7.4 x 4.59 x 6.73 inches
18.8 x 11.7 x 17.1 cm
9.05 x 5.24 x 7.87 inches
23 x 13.3 x 20 cm
11.81 x 9.53 x 7.6 inches
30 x 24.2 x 19.3 cm
11.84 x 9.2 x 7.59 inches
30.1 x 23.4 x 19.4 cm
13.1 x 9.2 x 11.1 inches
33.3 x 23.4 x 28.2 cm
Weight 3.97 pounds (1.8 kg)  6.6 pounds (3.0 kg)  12.57 pounds (5.7 kg)  13.32 pounds (6.03 kg) 22.04 pounds (10.0 kg)
Automatic Power Off 6h, <10W 6h, <10W 6h, <10W 12h, <10W ?
Amazon Link Jackery 160 Jackery 240 Jackery 440 Jackery 500 Jackery 1000

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Depending on the battery capacity and the internal charging system, recommended Jackery SolarSaga panels are:

- Jackery 160: both Jackery SolarSaga 60W and Jackery SolarSaga 100W,

- Jackery 240: both Jackery SolarSaga 60W and Jackery SolarSaga 100W,

- Jackery 440: Jackery SolarSaga solar panels cannot be used for charging Jackery 440.

- Jackery 500: both Jackery SolarSaga 60W and Jackery SolarSaga 100W, with Jackery SolarSaga 100W being strongly recommended,

- Jackery 1000: both Jackery SolarSaga 60W and Jackery SolarSaga 100W, with a pair of Jackery SolarSaga 100W being strongly recommended.


Long Story Short: If You are looking for solar panels that will be used for charging Jackery Explorer 160/240/500/1000 power stations, consider one of Jackery SolarSaga solar panels.

Also, if you need general-purpose, compact and affordable solar panels in this power range (60-100W in ideal conditions, 40-70W in real-life situations), consider one of these solar panels.

Both solar panels are very popular units, being tried and tested by numerous users on a daily basis.

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- Portable Solar Panel

- Foldable Solar Panel

- Solar Panel Kit

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