BioLite BaseLantern

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The BioLite BaseLantern is a flatpack lantern that combines breakthrough edge lighting with Bluetooth connectivity to provide a portable lighting solution that doubles as your own miniature smartgrid.


Just because you're far from civilization doesn't mean you have to live primitively. Bring your campsite into the 21st century with the BioLite BaseLantern XL. Not only does it deliver powerful, yet soft lighting fit for large groups, but it also packs flat for efficient storage and is equipped with smart technology so you can control it straight from your phone. Edge-Lighting technology creates soft, even lighting without the need for a cavernous bell like most lanterns. High-efficiency white and RGB LEDs allow you to control warmth and create thousands of color combinations so you can add a festive atmosphere to your campsite. The Bluetooth Low-Energy app lets you control lighting, set timers, enable proximity activation, and get real-time energy feedback from your smartphone while using minimal battery life. Forget about bringing tons of extra batteries or fuel canisters along--it charges via mini-USB so you can juice it up from a wall outlet, laptop, or solar panel. And with two USB outlets, you can also use the lantern to charge phones, speakers, headlamps, and other small devices.


Get the most from your off-the-grid energy with the BioLite BaseLantern. Its the worlds first 500-lumen flatpack lantern that combines edge-lighting with Bluetooth connectivity to bring a miniature smartgrid. Using a 7,800 mAh rechargeable lithium-ion, the lantern can light large group settings and charge vital gear. The Low Energy Bluetooth app connects to your BaseLantern to add features like sleep timers, proximity activation and real-time battery feedback. App not required for basic lantern functionality. Works with Android 4.3 and up; iOS 10.0 and up. IPX4 water resistance. 5.08L x 5W x 1.73. Wt: 1.29 lbs. Cancer and Reproductive Harm- Type: Lanterns.

- Cabela's

BioLite Camp & Hike BaseLantern-Regular PLC1001. Featuring a 12000 mAh rechargeable li-on battery the BaseLantern offers big power to light large group settings and charge your gear.


The BioLite BaseLantern is a compact lantern to light up the night. Out at camp or even your own backyard, turn it on and brighten up the evening hours while you play games, eat a tasty late dinner, read a book and so much more with 500 lumens of light. That's pretty dang bright, don't worry you can dim it if you want. It's Bluetooth enabled so you can control the amount of light, use it as a timer and even allow it to work via proximity activation-all from your phone. Plus it's the size of a sandwich but I don't recommend eating it. Features of the BioLite BaseLantern Bright and even light in an ultra-packable form On/off/dim or press to cycle through modes 7800 mAh rechargeable internal battery provides light and power for a full weekend - LEDs display battery remaining Stainless steel folding legs allow you to customize the angle or hang from a branch Micro-USB charge in USB charge out x2 SiteLight x2 and control panel gives you the option to create extended lighting with the BioLite string system (sold separately) Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) app gives you complete lighting control, timer, proximity activation, and real-time energy feedback

- Moosejaw

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