For our Explorer 500 and smaller units, there is only one 8mm DC input port to be used by solar panels, car or wall charger.
For our Explorer 1000, there is an 8mm DC input port and an Anderson Solar input port. you can only use either the DC input or the Anderson port but NOT together. The DC input takes priority when both input ports are used.
Please note that our Explorer 300 comes with a bi-directional USB-C port which can be used via a 60W USB adapter (not included with the package) simultaneously with the DC input to achieve a faster charging rate.
For the Explorer 1500, it has dual input ports which can be used with a combination of solar panels, car and/or wall charger.
For the Explorer 1000 Pro, it comes with dual input ports as well as a separate cable for AC charge.
Dual input ports can be used simultaneously by solar panel, car and wall chargers. However the solar charge takes priority.
For the Explorer 2000 Pro, it comes with dual input ports as well as a separate cable for AC charge. Dual input ports can be used simultaneously by the same type of power sources, for example, you can use either solar panel or car charger but not a combination of both.