Complete Cooking and Charging for Groups

BioLite BaseCamp

The BioLite BaseCamp converts heat into usable electricity for large-format cooking and charging.

Using only fallen branches or small pieces of firewood, make wood-fired meals and charge devices all at the same time. It's a smart alternative to fossil-fueled stoves, creating an elevated cooking fire that burns smarter than any fire you're used to. 
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  • 5W On-Demand Electricity & Onboard Storage

    Charge now or later depending on your needs. Feedback dashboard lets you know strength of the fire and how much power is being generated.
  • Grill-to-Boil Functionality

    One-touch lever disperses or concentrates flame to transform cooking surface seamlessly
  • Large Format Cooking & Refueling

    Side fuel entry keeps flames consistent and strong and large cooktop fits 8-10 burgers making it easy to feed a whole group
  • USB Light Included

    BioLite USB FlexLight included with every BaseCamp - light up your cooking surface with the tap of a finger.

Inside our Technology

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    BioLite’s patented core technology captures waste heat from the fire through a heat probe attached to the orange powerpack.

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    Heat is converted into usable electricity via a thermoelectric generator. This powers a fan and sends surplus electricity to a USB charging port.

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    The internal fan forces air back into the burn chamber dramatically improving combustion and creating a cleaner, more efficient burn.

Parallel Innovation

Inspired by The HomeStove: Parallel Innovation

Parallel Innovation

The BaseCamp uses the same core thermoelectric technology used in the BioLite HomeStove, a durable biomass cookstove that reduces smoke by up to 95% while simultaneously providing users with the capability to charge mobile phones and other devices.

Originally launched on Kickstarter, the BioLite BaseCamp was born out of thousands of domestic requests for the HomeStove. Using the same geometric body, the BaseCamp is optimized for outdoor recreation while the HomeStove is optimized for daily family cooking in developing rural and peri-urban off-grid communities.

Your purchase of a BioLite BaseCamp helps us fund the initial costs to build and support a self-sustaining HomeStove market abroad. We call it Parallel Innovation.

Tech Specs

Cooktop 13.25” diameter (33.66 cm)
138 in² cooking area (350.52 cm²)
Charging Time 30 min of charging (based on a strong fire) = 5 hours talk time, 5 hours video, 20 hours of audio (average smartphone)
Battery Lithium ion, 2200mAh
Weight 1.6 oz (46 grams) of wood to boil
1 liter of water
Fuel Solid biomass only (twigs, firewood, wood chunks etc)
USB Power Output 5W@5V, charging times vary by strength of fire
Battery Lithium ion, 2200mAh
Weight 17.92 lbs, 8.16 kg
Compatible Devices Powers most USB-chargeable devices including smartphones
Materials Stainless steel, cast iron, high-temperature plastic
In The Box BioLite BaseCamp, Firestarters, Fuel Rack, Ash Tray, Gooseneck USB light, Instructions
Additional Features
  1. Flexible USB Light - Light your site and keep device charging

  2. Bucket Handle - For easy portability

  3. Group Format - Large surface area fits 8 burgers

  4. Grill-To-Boil Lever - Transform flame at the flip of a switch

  5. Powerpack - 5W output to charge your gear

  6. Smart LED Dashboard - Monitor your fire & power

  7. Burn Chamber - Powerful combustion and easy refueling via side entry

  8. Fuel Rack - Keep fuel stable up to 20”

  9. Ash Tray - Keep your site clean

  10. Folding Legs - For adjustable cooking height and sensitive surfaces

BaseCamp features
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I own all of the Biolite products and could not be any more happier. No more making trips to the store for propane gas or charcoal . Even if I'm just cooking out in the back yard with my BaseCamp the food taste so much better with the all natural taste of a true camp fire, yummy!! I've had folks come to my house to see how it works and they are just amazed. Thanks BioLite for your products and your caring for the rest of the world.


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