With 12 Watts of solar power and a 2.0 Amp smart USB output, the durable and compact Ascent XDTM 12 USB Solar Charger can charge smartphones, tablets, and USB-enabled devices as fast as a wall outlet. The smart USB determines the maximum power the device is able to receive, and ensures the best possible charging performance directly from the sun. Built with Ascent Solar’s Extreme CIGS solar technology, the rugged, weather-resistant construction withstands shocks, drops, and minor punctures to power through the harshest conditions. Whether you’re backpacking, camping, or simply spending time in the great outdoors, its compact design conveniently fits in your bag or backpack, allowing you to carry unlimited solar power everywhere.

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Features & Benefits

  • Built with smart USB charging to optimize the charge speed of your device
  • 12 Watts of power allows for 2.0 Amp max output to charge your personal electronics as fast as a wall outlet
  • Weather resistant to withstand the harshest conditions
  • Rugged and flexible Extreme CIGS solar technology can withstand shocks, drops, and minor punctures
  • Compact, lightweight design fits in your bag to carry with you anywhere
  • Made in the USA

Technical Specifications

Unregulated Power:

12 Watts

Regulated Power:

10 Watts


15.5 oz (440 g)


8.85 x 11.25 x 0.75 in (22.5 x 28.6 x 1.9 cm)


30.5 x 11.25 in (77.6 x 28.6 cm)

PV Thickness:

0.08 in (2 mm)

PV + Junction Box Thickness:

0.75 in (19 mm)

Regulated Voltage:

5 Volts

Regulated Current:

2 Amps

Recommended Operating & Storage Temperatures

-40°F to 185°F (-40°C to 85°C)
*STC: 1000 W/m2, 25°C module temperature, AM 1.5 spectrum; power and electrical tolerance not to exceed ±10%
Preliminary specifications; Contact Ascent Solar for most recent information.
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Warranty: 1 Year


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