When are you going to offer a solar powered charger ?

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When are you going to offer a solar powered charger so i can charge my batteries using the power of the sun!?? It would be great for landscapers who want to switch to all of your great products tgo get the job done!
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It looks like the new inverter will be solar compatible and it also acts as a battery charger so maybe that will be the way EGO is going to go with the solar idea.
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@Mike Is there anything specific that makes you say that? From my read of the manual, it looks like you could power the inverter with a 12V=>56V DC-DC step-up converter. I don't see any indication of whether it could trickle charge off of a solar connection though (i.e. no idea what the minimum amperage is, or how much current is utilized in overhead).
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Just wishful thinking, Robby. All we can do is wait and see how the solar will be implemented in this.
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It's kind of an open rumor at this point. A couple of the reputable YouTube tool review channels that had the Power Station early said a solar charger for it was in the works.
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Any updates? Official?
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nothing new or official
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William, EGO keeps any sort of new product or product update releases very close to the vest so there likely won't be anything until you start to see things show up through the usual retail channels which will then trigger some threads here.Since yard care season is pretty much in full swing now, it probably won't be this part of this year. We could hope for a fall/winter release or maybe something next year. 
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Nexus Power Station - when it has solar a connection then I will buy it.

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