So You Have Some Questions? Well, We've Got Some Answers.
Here is our Lion Cub GO FAQ to help you learn more about our Cub GO Portable Solar Generator
What is the Lion Cub GO?
The Lion Energy Cub Go is a lightweight and rugged AC power bank with multiple ports to power a wide variety of devices. It also has USB and 12V outputs and can be carried on an airplane.
What does the Cub GO power?
You can charge your DSLR Camera 9 hours, iPhone 18 hours, Laptop 1.3 hours, LED TV 1 hour, Lamp 20 hours, Drone 2 hours or any other USB device such as gaming units, tablets, wireless speakers, USB power projectors, etc. Charge times may vary.
How can I determine how long the Cub GO will power a specific device?
The Cub GO has 120Wh of power output. To calculate how long the Cub GO can power a device, use this formula: Wh / W = Estimated Run Time.
For example, if your device draws 25 watts then the Cub GO would power it for just over 4 hours (120 / 25 = 4.8).
How long can the Cub GO hold a charge?
It will maintain its charge for 3 – 6 months without having to charge it. This is known as shelf life or storage life. However, we recommend using it more frequently – on the go, at home or play, or anywhere you need power.
What is an AC plug?
AC stands for Alternating Current and is sometimes referred to as a power supply. An AC outlet is usually a standard electrical outlet found in homes and is 15A (amps). AC electric outlet converts the AC electrical current from the wall outlet to power what gets plugged into it.
What is a USB-C?
This is the charging port that all the new phones are using. All Android phones will be switching to this type of plug. It is able to handle more power. Lion Energy added this port so that the Cub GO will be on the leading edge of technology for years to come.
How do I get the AC output on the Cub GO to turn on?
The AC power on the Cub GO is not automatically turned on when you plug something into it. It needs to be turned on by pressing and holding the AC power button on top of the GO for 2 – 3 seconds. When it is on, the blue indicator light on the AC button will be illuminated.
What does the LED Indicator Display mean?
This is an indicator of how fully charged your Cub GO is.
- 1st blinking blue light – ~10%
- 1 light on, 2nd blinking – 10%-20%
- 2 lights on, 3rd blinking – 20%-30%
- 3 lights on, 4th blinking – 30%-40%
- 4 lights on, 5th blinking – 40%-50%
- 5 lights on, 6th blinking – 50%-60%
- 6 lights on, 7th blinking – 60%-70%
- 7 lights on, 8th blinking – 70%-80%
- 8 lights on, 9th blinking – 80%-90%
- 9 lights on 10th blinking – 90%-100%
- 10 lights – 100%
How do I charge my USB devices?
The USB output is turned on by pressing the Power Indicator button on top of the Cub GO, just above the USB output. Some devices have super low charging watts through the AC port. The Cub GO may turn itself off if less than 5W are required by the device for charging.
How do I recharge my Cub GO?
The Lion Cub GO unit is part of Lion Energy’s pride of products that creates clean, limitless, renewable energy sources to power your life. It’s designed for recharge through traditional AC power or renewable sources – the sun.
How powerful is the Cub GO?
It has a 150 watt inverter, meaning it outputs 150 watts of power at a time. This will run many devices including ham radios, flashlight, drones, walkie talkies, cameras, laptops, etc. You can run newer TVs long enough to watch an entire movie.
Can I charge multiple devices at once?
You can use all the outputs at the same time. So, two devices charging off the USB Ports, another device charging off the 12V cigarette lighter socket, another device running off the 110V plug (this could be a TV) and another device charging on the USB C.
Can I charge it with a regular phone charger?
The Lion Cub GO was designed to work with any micro USB cell phone charger. This is what most phones use today.
How do I use the flashlight?
Press the power on indicator button for 2 seconds to turn on/off the LED flashlight. There are 3 modes of the LED light — Normal light, Strobe light, and SOS, which can be toggled from one to another by pressing the button.
How big is the Cub GO?
It weighs in at only 3 pounds and is 12.6″ W X 6.3″ H X 3.5″ L it can fit in most purses, glove compartments, drawers, and many other small spaces. It’s easy to put in your large pockets. backpacks, and computer bags.
Is the Cub GO loud?
Unlike other power units, the Lion Cub GO has silent power enabling you to sleep through the night at camp or allowing for an undisturbed work environment. The GO uses a lithium battery and powerful inverter.
Can I take it on a airplane?
Yes, you can! The Lion Cub GO is the largest power band or solar generator that is allowed on passenger aircraft.
What is in the box?
The Lion Cub GO, User Manual, USB charging cable (2 pcs), Wall charger adapter (5V @ 3.4A).