Best Solar Panels For FF Flashfish Solar Generators

How to Charge the FF Flashfish Portable Power Stations with Solar Panels

FF Flashfish makes portable power stations for camping and emergency use that are in the small to medium size range.

Its products are well made and there are a lot of options to choose from depending on what you need a power station for.

Not all of the power stations they make can be charged with solar panels, so make sure it’s the right kind before you purchase.

Most Popular FF Flashfish Power Station: FF Flashfish 330W (click to view on Amazon)

FF Flashfish makes two sizes of portable solar panels that are compatible with its solar generators and other power stations with a compatible input.

I’ll link to and give some info about those later in this post.

First I’ll go through some of the most popular FF Flashfish portable power stations that are solar panel compatible and then give some options for the best solar panels that come with the right size of adapters to start charging right away.

I’ll also link to the correct adapters for different kinds of solar panels that you might already have.

Solar Compatible FF Flashfish Power Stations

200W Portable Power Station, FlashFish 40800mAh Solar Generator with 110V AC Outlet/2 DC Ports/3 USB Ports, Backup Battery Pack Power Supply for CPAP Outdoor Advanture Load Trip Camping Emergency.
FF FLASHFISH 320W Portable Power Station, 292Wh 80000mAh Solar Generator with AC/DC/100W USB-C/Wireless Charger/SOS Light, CPAP Battery Pack Backup Power for CPAP Outdoor Adventure Camping Emergency
FF FLASHFISH 330W Portable Power Station, 81000mAh 300Wh Solar Generator with 110V AC/DC/USB/PD-Type-c/Car Port/SOS Light, Backup Battery Pack Power for CPAP Outdoor Adventure Camping Emergency
Flashfish 560W Portable Power Station, 520Wh/140400mAh Solar Generator CPAP Battery Backup Power with 2x110V/560W AC Outlets, 5xDC Output and 4xUSB Outputs, Lithium Battery Pack Emergency Power Supply for CPAP Machine Outdoor RV/Van Camping, Blackout, Emergency
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
151Wh
292Wh
300Wh
520Wh
Inverter Rating (AC Outlet Max Output)
200W / 250W Surge
320W / 600W Surge
330W / 380W Surge
560W / 1100W Surge
AC Outlets
2
2
2
2
USB Ports
3
3 + 1 USB C PD
3 + 1 USB C PD
3 + 1 USB C
Input Ports
5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
USB C PD / 5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
USB C PD / 5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
Input Rating
37W
60W Solar / 100W USB C
60W Solar & AC / 45W USB C
90W Solar & AC
Pure Sine Wave Inverter
USB C
Regulated 12V Outlet
Can Be Used While Charging
Can Use DC but Not AC Ports
Can Use DC but Not AC Ports
Size
8.2 x 4.3 x 6.2 inches
9.4 x 7.2 x 6.3 inches
8.3 x 4.3 x 6.3 inches
11.7 x 7.4 x 6.6 inches
Weight
5.6 lbs
7 lbs
6.6 lbs
12.3 lbs
200W Portable Power Station, FlashFish 40800mAh Solar Generator with 110V AC Outlet/2 DC Ports/3 USB Ports, Backup Battery Pack Power Supply for CPAP Outdoor Advanture Load Trip Camping Emergency.
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
151Wh
Inverter Rating (AC Outlet Max Output)
200W / 250W Surge
AC Outlets
2
USB Ports
3
Input Ports
5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
Input Rating
37W
Pure Sine Wave Inverter
USB C
Regulated 12V Outlet
Can Be Used While Charging
Size
8.2 x 4.3 x 6.2 inches
Weight
5.6 lbs
FF FLASHFISH 320W Portable Power Station, 292Wh 80000mAh Solar Generator with AC/DC/100W USB-C/Wireless Charger/SOS Light, CPAP Battery Pack Backup Power for CPAP Outdoor Adventure Camping Emergency
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
292Wh
Inverter Rating (AC Outlet Max Output)
320W / 600W Surge
AC Outlets
2
USB Ports
3 + 1 USB C PD
Input Ports
USB C PD / 5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
Input Rating
60W Solar / 100W USB C
Pure Sine Wave Inverter
USB C
Regulated 12V Outlet
Can Be Used While Charging
Can Use DC but Not AC Ports
Size
9.4 x 7.2 x 6.3 inches
Weight
7 lbs
FF FLASHFISH 330W Portable Power Station, 81000mAh 300Wh Solar Generator with 110V AC/DC/USB/PD-Type-c/Car Port/SOS Light, Backup Battery Pack Power for CPAP Outdoor Adventure Camping Emergency
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
300Wh
Inverter Rating (AC Outlet Max Output)
330W / 380W Surge
AC Outlets
2
USB Ports
3 + 1 USB C PD
Input Ports
USB C PD / 5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
Input Rating
60W Solar & AC / 45W USB C
Pure Sine Wave Inverter
USB C
Regulated 12V Outlet
Can Be Used While Charging
Size
8.3 x 4.3 x 6.3 inches
Weight
6.6 lbs
Flashfish 560W Portable Power Station, 520Wh/140400mAh Solar Generator CPAP Battery Backup Power with 2x110V/560W AC Outlets, 5xDC Output and 4xUSB Outputs, Lithium Battery Pack Emergency Power Supply for CPAP Machine Outdoor RV/Van Camping, Blackout, Emergency
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
520Wh
Inverter Rating (AC Outlet Max Output)
560W / 1100W Surge
AC Outlets
2
USB Ports
3 + 1 USB C
Input Ports
5.5 x 2.1 mm (Wall, Car & Solar)
Input Rating
90W Solar & AC
Pure Sine Wave Inverter
USB C
Regulated 12V Outlet
Can Be Used While Charging
Can Use DC but Not AC Ports
Size
11.7 x 7.4 x 6.6 inches
Weight
12.3 lbs

Best Solar Panels for FF Flashfish Solar Generators

50W 18V Portable Solar Panel, FF FLASHFISH Foldable Solar Charger with 5V USB 18V DC Output Compatible with Portable Generator, Smartphones, Tablets and More
Rockpals Upgraded 60W Foldable Solar Panel with Kickstand, Parallel Supported, ETFE Technology, USB-C, Portable Solar Panel Compatible with Jackery/Flashfish/Other Power Stations
100W 18V Portable Solar Panel, FF FLASHFISH Foldable Solar Charger with 5V USB 18V DC Output Compatible with Portable Generator, Smartphones, Tablets and More
ITEHIL Solar Panel, 100W 18 Volt Monocrystalline Solar Panel Kits, Portable High Efficiency Solar Panel Charger, Foldable Solar Power Backup with USB 3.0/USB 2.0/DC Output for Home, Camping, RV…
BALDR 120W Portable Solar Panel for Jackery/ECOFLOW/Flashfish/ROCKPALS Power Station Generator, Foldable Solar Cell Charger with 2 USB Ports & 18V DC Output for RV Boat Car
Watts
50
60
100
100
120
Included Connectors
5.5x2.1/8/5.5x2.5/3.15x1.35
5.5x2.1/8/5.5x2.5/Anderson
5.5x2.1/5.5x2.5/3.15x1.35/8mm
8/5.5x2.1/ & 10 more
8/5.5x2.1/5.5x2.5/Anderson/XT60
Flashfish Compatible
USB Ports
Folded Size
16.2 x 16.5 inches
15.6 x 14.4 x 2 inches
20 x 20.5 inches
20.5 x 14.7 x 2 inches
20.5 x 14.6 x 2.2 inches
Open Size
33.5 x 16.2 inches
52.4 x 14.4 x 1.2 inches
20 x 40.4 inches
20.5 x 67.5 x 1.2 inches
20.5 x 65.4 x 1 inches
Weight
3.7 lbs
7.4 lbs
4.6 lbs
11 lbs
10.25 lbs
50W 18V Portable Solar Panel, FF FLASHFISH Foldable Solar Charger with 5V USB 18V DC Output Compatible with Portable Generator, Smartphones, Tablets and More
Watts
50
Included Connectors
5.5x2.1/8/5.5x2.5/3.15x1.35
Flashfish Compatible
USB Ports
Folded Size
16.2 x 16.5 inches
Open Size
33.5 x 16.2 inches
Weight
3.7 lbs
Rockpals Upgraded 60W Foldable Solar Panel with Kickstand, Parallel Supported, ETFE Technology, USB-C, Portable Solar Panel Compatible with Jackery/Flashfish/Other Power Stations
Watts
60
Included Connectors
5.5x2.1/8/5.5x2.5/Anderson
Flashfish Compatible
USB Ports
Folded Size
15.6 x 14.4 x 2 inches
Open Size
52.4 x 14.4 x 1.2 inches
Weight
7.4 lbs
100W 18V Portable Solar Panel, FF FLASHFISH Foldable Solar Charger with 5V USB 18V DC Output Compatible with Portable Generator, Smartphones, Tablets and More
Watts
100
Included Connectors
5.5x2.1/5.5x2.5/3.15x1.35/8mm
Flashfish Compatible
USB Ports
Folded Size
20 x 20.5 inches
Open Size
20 x 40.4 inches
Weight
4.6 lbs
ITEHIL Solar Panel, 100W 18 Volt Monocrystalline Solar Panel Kits, Portable High Efficiency Solar Panel Charger, Foldable Solar Power Backup with USB 3.0/USB 2.0/DC Output for Home, Camping, RV…
Watts
100
Included Connectors
8/5.5x2.1/ & 10 more
Flashfish Compatible
USB Ports
Folded Size
20.5 x 14.7 x 2 inches
Open Size
20.5 x 67.5 x 1.2 inches
Weight
11 lbs
BALDR 120W Portable Solar Panel for Jackery/ECOFLOW/Flashfish/ROCKPALS Power Station Generator, Foldable Solar Cell Charger with 2 USB Ports & 18V DC Output for RV Boat Car
Watts
120
Included Connectors
8/5.5x2.1/5.5x2.5/Anderson/XT60
Flashfish Compatible
USB Ports
Folded Size
20.5 x 14.6 x 2.2 inches
Open Size
20.5 x 65.4 x 1 inches
Weight
10.25 lbs

All of the FF Flashfish portable power stations currently use a 5.5×2.1 mm DC input for charging for both solar and AC power.

The smallest 200W power station has a solar input rating of 37 watts, which means any solar panel around 50-60 watts is going to be perfect.

The middle two sizes that are around 300 watts have a solar input rating of 60 watts. So any standard 100 watt panel will be able to charge it at full capacity most of the day.

The largest FF Flashfish power station has a solar input rating of 90 watts. A 100 watt panel will work for this station but getting something a little bigger like a 120 watt panel is going to help you maximize the charging for longer.

See Also: Best High-Quality 100 Watt Solar Panels Compared

No solar panel is 100% efficient. The max watts that will be output even during the time of day with the strongest sunlight hours aren’t going to reach the wattage the panel is technically made for.

That’s why it’s recommended to get a solar panel that’s at least 20 watts higher than a power station’s max watt input. Just make sure you don’t go too high because you may go over the max voltage rating.

Most of the FF Flashfish are rated for panels that output between 15-24 volts but you may want to double check your specific model just to be sure.

How to Connect Solar Panels with MC4 Connectors

If you’re looking to get some waterproof roof mount solar panels (click to view on Amazon) or a flexible solar panel (click to view on Amazon) you are most likely going to be dealing with MC4 connectors.

To connect an FF Flashfish portable power station to an MC4 solar panel you will need this adapter (click to view on Amazon).

Ansxiy Solar Panel Adapter DC5.5mm x 2.1mm, Solar Connectors and Cables for Portable Power Station and Solar Generator 16AWG Heavy Duty Wire

Check Price at Amazon

If your solar panel has a charge controller you will need to bypass it in order to connect any power station.

Power stations/solar generators have built in charge controllers and it’s not recommended to connect two of them.

FF Flashfish Solar Generator FAQ

Do the FF Flashfish portable power stations come with solar panels?

No, you will need to purchase a compatible solar panel separately.

Flashfish does make some of its own solar panels that are well made and have not only a compatible plug but also a few other adaptors for other brands of power stations.

You can see more about them in the table above.

How fast will a solar panel charge FF Flashfish power stations?

The 200 watt model can be charged by a solar panel in 5-6 hours.

The two larger 300 watt models can be charged in 6-7 hours.

The largest 500 watt model can be charged in around 7-8 hours.

Charging speeds with solar panels depend greatly on how large the solar panel is and how long it can output enough watts to reach the full charge capacity of the power station.

During mornings, evenings, and cloudy days the panel may only be generating a few watts of power, which means it will take much longer to recharge the battery in the solar generator.

Please leave a comment down below if you have any questions or something to add.

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