BioLite BaseCharge 1500 Power Station Instructional Manual
Download Instructional Manual for BioLite BaseCharge 1500 Rechargeable Power Station 1200W (2400W Surge) 1521Wh Li-Ion [36 pages BGB0101.032022.REVA 2022 pdf/zip]
BioLite BaseCharge 1500 Rechargeable Power Station | 1200W (2400W Surge) 1521Wh Li-Ion (NMC)
Access home-grade power in off-grid environments that can be recharged from the wall, car, or through solar. The Easy Read Smart LCD Dashboard provides real-time feedback on your system. The internal 12 Checkpoint Safety System constantly monitors the unit so you can share power to your network of devices with confidence. Power refrigerators, power tools, medical devices, laptops, and more with this quiet and fume-free solution.
The BaseCharge 1500 power station is a li-ion (NMC) battery storage device. The “1500” relates to the total watt-hour capacity of the power station, which is 1521 watt-hours.
For power output BaseCharge 1500 includes a 110V AC pure sine wave inverter for sensitive devices, as well as a number of DC ports including a regulated 12V cigarette lighter, USB-A and USB-C ports, as well as wireless charging on the top deck of the unit. These ports can be used to power most indoor 110V appliances and small electrical devices. For charging inputs they include the HPP 110V AC power supply unit and solar input capabilities.
Read the Instruction Manual.
INSTRUCTIONAL MANUAL in English (EN), French (FR), Spanish (ES), German (DE), Swedish (SV), Norwegian (NO), Finnish (FI), Chinese (ZH-CN), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Italian (IT), and Dutch (NL) languages.
TABLE OF CONTENTS:
– Tech Specs
USING YOUR BASECHARGE
– Port Overview
– Port Activation
POWERING A DEVICE
1. Plug in device to the corresponding port.
2. Press port activation button. The Port Indicator Light will turn to green indicating “ON”.
3. The Easy-Read LCD Display will indicate the output wattage, and runtime until the BaseCharge is empty.
4. IMPORTANT: Press Port Activation Button to turn off port when not in use. This will help conserve power.
PORT INDICATOR LIGHTS BEHAVIOR
(No Light) – Port Is OFF
(Solid Green) – Port Is ON OUTPUT
(Pulsing Green) – Port Is ON INPUT
(Red) ERROR – See Message Center for details
(Flashing Green) – Low Power Mode Battery is less than 3%. Connect to a power source.
– Wireless Charging
– Easy-Read LCD Display
– Message Center Error Codes
HOT TEMPERATURE GAUGE – BaseCharge is getting hot. Turn off ports by pressing the button above each active port.
COLD TEMPERATURE GAUGE – BaseCharge is cold. Total capacity will be reduced until the temperature increases. Please bring inside.
RED TRIANGLE – Error. User Interface will notify you of the type of error.
– Resetting BaseCharge: To reset your BaseCharge, hold the DISPLAY button for 10 seconds.
CHARGING THE BASECHARGE
– Charge Up Overview
There are three (3) ways to charge the BaseCharge 1500:
1. From a wall outlet
2. From USB-C
3. From USB-C + wall outlet
RECHARGING FROM EMPTY
– Solar Charging
MAINTENANCE & CARE
– Storage & Operational Temperatures. Long-term storage.
– Safety Warnings
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions):
Q: Is this unit pure sine wave?
A: Yes. The unit will not disrupt operation of appliances needing a pure sine wave, like a laptop.
Q: Can I use the BaseCharge unit while it is solar charging?
Q: Can I power an AC unit or heater?
A: BioLite does not recommend that the BaseCharge power AC units or space heaters.
Q: Does BioLite BaseCharge 1500 work with non-BioLite solar panels?
A: Yes, the BioLite BaseCharge 1500 can work with standard 12 V solar panels. It is not compatible with higher-voltage panels. If your non-BioLite panel utilizes an MC4 cord, note that the BioLite MC4-to-HPP adapter cord will be required for use (sold separately).
Q: Can I jump start a car?
A: No. The BaseCharge is not the appropriate voltage to jump a standard lead acid vehicle battery.
Q: Can BaseCharge be stored outside?
A: No. The unit should be stored inside in a cool, dry location. Do not expose your unit to extreme temperatures or moisture.
Q: Can I chain multiple BaseCharges together?
A: BioLite does not recommend chaining BaseCharge units together.
Q: How can I estimate how long BaseCharge will power a device I want to use?
A: The Easy-Read Smart Dashboard will calculate in real time the remaining hours left in the unit depending on level of charge, number of devices running, and if there is any power in. For more information on how to understand your power estimates, watch our video tutorials at BioLite.Help/BaseCharge1500
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