Updated on November 17, 2019


Created on November 17, 2019

Crush Light

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Crush light is lightweight and portable solar powered light that can collapse down for easy storage and transport.

Developed By Unknown

Product Description

Crush Light is a collapsible solar powered lantern with 60 lumens of usable light on high, and a 35-hour runtime on low.

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

GoalZero products are available at retailers including Sports Chalet, Cabelas, Wholesale Sports, Sportsmans Warehouse, Bass Pro Shops, Eastern Mountain Sports, Emergency Essentials, REI, HTO, Gander Mountain, Costco, Best Buy and Lowes.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass Produced

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

The product can be purchased online or brought from a store. User guide available.

Distributions to Date Status


Lamp type


Number of light points


Total light output (lumens)

60 lumens

Multiple brightness settings (yes/no)


Light duration on single charge (hr)

35 hrs

Mobile charging (yes/no)


Power source

Solar as well as USB charging

Battery type

Lithium Polymer

Peak power rating (Wp)

2.5 Wp

Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)


Battery nominal voltage (V)


User replaceable battery (yes/no)


User replaceable light (yes/no)


Design Specifications

This collapsible solar powered lantern produces 60 lumens of usable light on high, and has a 35 hour runtime on low. The weight of the lantern is 91g and measures 3.9 inches tall when open. The lantern is collapsible and measures 0.6 inches when completely crushed or pressed together.    

Technical Support

Questions regarding the crush-light can be asked on their online forum, and technical support is provided through GoalZero representative.

Replacement Components

Charging cable


Hundreds of cycles. Approximately five years. Interview with representative

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

2.5 hour charge time and 35 hours run time on low power.

Vetted Performance Status



Operating temperature between 0-40 °C. Safety regulations and hazards mentioned in this brochure.

Complementary Technical Systems

USB Cable for alternate charging option.

Academic Research and References

Joyashree Roy, Sebak Jana, 1998, Solar lanterns for rural households, Volume 23, Issue 1, January 1998, Pages 67-68.

Louie H., 2018, Solar Lanterns and Solar Home Systems, Off-Grid Electrical Systems in Developing Countries, 2018 Springer.

Compliance with regulations


Other Information


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