Meade LXPS 18 + Solar Charger Bundle

SKU: 606004 + 606006

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Perfect for remote camping and boondocking! Use the LXPS 18 to charge your laptop and phone, as well as power your telescope, and the solar charger to keep the LXPS battery going.


Harness the power of Meade's LXPS 18 Rechargeable Power Supply and charge your stargazing adventure.  Meade's new safe smart power supply features high-performance lithium battery technology that works together to generate higher power output.  With this all-in-one solution, enjoy 17 prolonged hours of observing no matter where you are.  

  • Versatile power solution to keep motorized and electronic astronomy gear running
  • The LXPS 18 has:  
    • three 12V DC ports
    • two USB-C quick-charge ports
    • one USB quick-charge port
    • two non-quick-charge USB ports
    • a three-prong AC port
    • and a two-prong AC port to satisfy all your needs
  • Compact size perfect for trips to dark-sky sites without taking up too much space
  • High capacity 222 watt-hour battery will keep your gear powered for lengthy observing sessions and astrophotography pursuits
  • Built-in red light provides helpful illumination without disrupting dark-adapted vision

The Meade LXPS 18 Lithium features a capacity of 18Ah, ideal for powering your 12V telescope. It can also power multiple electronic devices at the same time allowing you the ability to multi-task while observing. Power your telescope, charge your phone or tablet, or power your laptop for a short while.

This pleasantly portable power supply weighs just 4.6 lbs.

Thanks to its high-capacity, 222 watt-hour lithium ion battery, the LXPS 18 Lithium Battery will keep your gear powered throughout the night so you can concentrate on enjoying the night sky instead of fretting about power running out. What's more, the LXPS 18 doesn't require a recharge nearly as often as sealed lead-acid power supplies, so depending on how much equipment you're using, you can potentially keep astronomy gear powered night after night without having to recharge. The helpful LED panel lets you know when the power supply requires a recharge. 

The LXPS 18 includes a full array of connectors to power your scope and recharge the battery.  These include: 

  • female cigarette lighter socket adapter
  • male cigarette lighter car charger
  • telescope power charger
  • AC power charger

Solar Charger

Meade's LXPS 18 Portable Solar Charger is rugged, lightweight and powerful. This solar panel is designed for the adventurer, camper, and mobile telescope user - allowing you to charge your Meade LXPS 18 Lithium power supply in the field during extended observing sessions.

Perfect for extended weekends and camping trips to keep your LXPS 18 topped up and ready for the night's observing.


Battery Capacity 222 Watt-hour (18.5 amp-hour at 12V)
Input Charging
DC 15V / 2A
DC Output
  • 2 x DC Output 12V / 10A (Total 15A Max)
  • 2x USB-C 5-9V / 2.1A Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0
  • 1 x USB 5-9V / 2.1A Qualcomm QuickCharge 3.0
  • 2 x USB 5V/ 2.1A (Total 3.1A Max)
AC Outlet 1 x Type A - 1 x Type B
AC Output 110V/60Hz 100W Modified SineWave Output
Flash Light
1w red LED light pane, with two levels of brightness
Operating Temperature
-10 C to 45 C
MultiSafety Protections
  1.   Short-circuit protection
  2.   Over-current protection
  3.   Over-voltage protection
  4.   Low-voltage protection
  5.   Over-load protection
  6.   Over-temperature protection
Power Adapter
Input: 100-240Vac, 50/60Hz, 0.8A
Product Dimensions 213x167x52mm
Product Weight 2075g
Car Charger Cable Fused Cigarette Lighter Adapter (DC 5.5mm OD x 2.1mm ID)
Telescope Power Cable 4 meter DC Cord (Cigarette Lighter adapter to DC 5.5mm OD x 2.5mm ID)
Cigarette Lighter Adapter

Product Number



7 09942 10076 1


4-panel foldable design (12.5W per panel)

Electrical Characteristics

Maximum Power (Pmax)


Open-circuit Voltage (Voc)


Voltage at Pmax (Vmp)


Short-circuit Current (Isc) 3.03

Current at Pmax (Imp)


Cell Type Monocrystalline

Cells Efficiency (%)


Voltage Temperature Coefficient -0.3%/°C

Current Temperature Coefficient


Output Power Tolerance ±3%

Operating Temperature

Battery Connection

1m cable with DC5521 connector

Product Weight

5 lbs.

Product Dimensions

• Folded: 355 x 290 x 25mm • Unfolded: 1365 x 355 x 4mm

Packaged Dimensions

394 x 312 x 75m

Packaged Weight

5.7 lbs.

Barcode: 709942100747