Updated on January 20, 2024

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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
  1. Goal Zero
Content Partners
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Author

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.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Market Suggested Retail Price

$19.95

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household

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.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include Kavita Solar LED Lantern and LuminAID PackLite Nova USB.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass Produced

Intellectural Property Type

Trademark

User Provision Model

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

Distributions to Date Status

Unknown

Lamp type

LED

Number of light points

1

Total light output (lumens)

60 lumens

Multiple brightness settings (yes/no)

Yes

Light duration on single charge (hr)

35 hrs

Mobile charging (yes/no)

No

Power source

Solar as well as USB charging

Battery type

Lithium Polymer

Peak power rating (Wp)

2.5 Wp

Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)

500mAh

Battery nominal voltage (V)

3.7V

User replaceable battery (yes/no)

Unknown

User replaceable light (yes/no)

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.    

Product Schematics

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

Lifecycle

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

Unknown

Safety

Operating temperature between 0-40 °C. Safety regulations and hazards mentioned in the use guide.

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.

Crush Light. n.d. Goal Zero.

Rechargeable Lights & Lanterns. n.d. Goal Zero.

Goal Zero. n.d. Crush Light LED Lantern User Guide. cdn.shopify.com. Bluffdale, UT, USA: Goal Zero.

 

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

Unknown

Other Information

None

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