The Berkey MP Solar™ charger - your environmental friendly source of free electricity from the sun. This portable system is book-size when folded and can easily be placed in a briefcase, handbag or glove compartment. The built-in battery cabin containing six rechargeable batteries provides for a flexible and convenient source of auxiliary backup power at night or whenever sunlight is not available.
The Berkey MP Solar™ charger is designed for use in conjunction with the Berkey Light™ LED Base™. TheBerkey® LED lamps are unique because incredibly, they have an average life of more than 11 years of continuous use and are so bright they can be spotted for over a mile in the dark yet, they require very small amounts of energy. The LED technology is more expensive than traditional light bulbs but it is worth every penny because the low energy LED's can save hundreds of dollars in replacement batteries alone. The Berkey MP Solar™ charger can be used during the day to recharge the Berkey Base™batteries for later use at night. It also has its own internal batteries, which can be used to power The Berkey Light™LED Base™.
The Berkey MP Solar™ charger can also be used to power a countless number of other applications, including mobile phones, disc (cassette) players, digital cameras, PDA's, radios, shavers, etc. Its multi-voltage capabilities(6V, 7.2V and 12V), multiple adapters and six powerful Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries provide for a flexible and convenient source of auxiliary backup power at night or whenever sunlight is not available.
The Berkey MP Solar™ charger is easy to use. Simply place the Berkey MP Solar™ charger in a sunny location, select the proper voltage, plug in your application and theBerkey MP Solar™ charger begins charging. The built-in indicator light confirms the application is charging.
Disconnect your application and the system automatically begins charging its own powerful Nickel Metal Hydride rechargeable batteries and & there's no guesswork because the "battery full" indicator light turns on when the batteries are fully charged. Simply plug your application into the outlet jack and your instant backup power source is ready for use.
1) Batteries degrade when they become overheated. When charging the Berkey Light™ LED Base™ or any other application that has rechargeable batteries, if possible, it is strongly recommended that the application (such as the Berkey Light™ LED Base™) be placed in a shady area to prevent the rechargeable batteries from overheating.
2) To prevent the rechargeable batteries within the Berkey MP Solar™ charger from overheating, it is recommended that they be charged no longer than 4-6 hours at a time.