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Portable power pack
It's easy to forget how much we rely on mains power to keep out devices running. But what do you do when the lights go out?
This is where a portable power pack can come in useful. This can be used to keep your cellphone and other gadgets charged up.
I'm a big fan of the Anker Astro external battery packs. You can get these in capacities ranging from 6000mAh to a whopping 12000mAh.
If you live somewhere that's prone to flooding then having a waterproof bag for your gear might be a good idea. If bad weather is on the way, pop your precious gear inside a dry bag for safety.
I've used an Ortlieb dry bags to keep delicate electronics dry in some of the worst weather conditions and they've never failed me.
If your power needs go beyond what a solar charger can offer then you need to think bigger. If you have the space then a gasoline generator is idea, but you have to run this sort of thing outdoors because they are smelly and a fire hazard.
An alternative is a 12V inverter that you can run from your car battery to provide household power to run a range of devices. One of the best inverters out there is the Cobra CPI 2575 which can push out a whopping 2500W and is kitted out with a raft of safety features.