Can you cook on wood while, at the same time, generating electricity to charge your gadgets? As complicated as it may sound (and trust us, it really isn’t), you can really do all of that if you have the BioLite Stove. Typically used outdoors, the stove works in the following way: the heat from the fire generates electricity via a thermoelectric generator to power a fan creating airflow for improved combustion.
Excess electricity is sent to the USB port for charging all sorts of gadgets, from mobile phones to lights.
Apart from camping trips, BioLite can be used in emergency situations and natural disasters. Additionally, this camp stove is eco-friendly as it doesn’t use fossil fuel, only twigs. You can also use wood pellets, pine cones and other biomass fuel. The stove is also a time-efficient little thing since it boils one litre of water in only 4.5 minutes, depending on how strong the fire is.
Another useful piece of information – it takes 46 grams of wood to boil one litre of water.
Now, for the technical details: the BioLite Stove measures 8.25 inches (21 cm) in height and 5 inches (13 cm) in width. It weighs just over 2 lbs (935 grams), and it can take up to a gallon of liquid. The stove is made of stainless steel, aluminum and plastic. watch video below
Get it from Amazon here
Available in Europe here
See also the Biolite BaseCamp stove
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