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Base One Max 3-in-1Updated 5 months ago

What's in the Box

  • Base One Max 3-in-1
  • Optional adhesive bumper for 40mm/41mm Apple Watches
  • 2.0m USB-C to USB-C cable
  • Requires 30W USB-C power adapter (not included)

Product Overview

  • Premium glass panel and metal chassis
  • Official MFi Apple MagSafe Charger
  • Apple Watch charger with soft-touch charging base
  • AirPods Qi charging spot 
  • 2.0m USB-C to USB-C cable
  • Anti-slip rubber base

Base One Max v. Base One Max 3-in-1

If you purchased your Base One Max from on or after September 5, 2023, you likely have the "3-in-1" version. If you're still unsure, check to see if your Base One Max has a rectangular Qi charging dish directly behind the Apple Watch Charger. Base One Max 3-in-1 has the rectangular Qi charging dish for wireless AirPods charging while the earlier Base One Max does not. 

Still unsure? Email [email protected] and we'll help you figure it out. 

Base One Max 3-in-1's Qi charging spot for AirPods, positioned directly behind the Apple Watch charger 


  • 755g
  • 189mm x 90mm x 18.3mm (just the base)
  • 189mm x 90mm x 47mm (with Apple Watch charger)
  • 30W
  • 15W charging speed for iPhone
  • 7.5W charging speed for Qi wireless charging devices
  • Charges iPhone 8 and beyond
  • MagSafe's magnetic alignment feature only works with iPhone 12 and beyond
  • Works with all Nomad cases
  • Raised MagSafe Charger ensures compatibility with any iPhone camera
  • AirPods charging dish supports any wireless charging enabled AirPods
  • Apple Watch Series 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, SE, and Ultra

Charging Tips

Base One Max 3-in-1 features an official MFi MagSafe Charger. To begin charging, simply center your device on the puck and allow it to snap into optimal charging position. 

When placing your Apple Watch on Base One Max 3-in-1, push the bottom of the watch in so that the watch is parallel with the puck rather than at an angle and slightly separated from the charger. When positioned correctly, you won't be able to see a gap between your Apple Watch and the charging puck. Additionally, a little lateral wiggle will help you locate the watch in the X plane. You'll feel a subtle snap when the watch is nestled into the correct charging position. 

To charge AirPods, center them on the rectangular Qi charging spot. 

Note, Base One Max 3-in-1 does not include a 30W USB-C power adapter. Not including an adapter in Base One Max's packaging saves on environmental waste, keeps packaging sizes smaller, and lowers our carbon footprint. Learn more about our environmental efforts here.

Charging 40mm/41mm Apple Watches

Base One Max 3-in-1 comes with an optional adhesive bumper for the smaller 40mm/41mm watches. To install the bumper, peel the adhesive off the back of the bumper, then adhere the taller bumper directly beneath the Apple Watch Charger.


To reset the unit, unplug Base One Max from the outlet, wait 3 seconds, then plug it back in. 

Note, Base One Max requires a 30W power source or greater to charge devices. Since Base One Max is a USB-C powered device, it requires more power input than the standard Apple MagSafe Charger. Using a 30W adapter will ensure an optimal charging experience. 

If you continue to experience issues with your Base One Max, please reach out to our Support Team at [email protected]. We prefer to help you solve technical issues over email as opposed to phone so we can request photos and videos and send you step-by-step troubleshooting instructions you can then look back on if needed. 


Nomad offers a 2-year limited warranty for all Nomad products with the exception of our cables, for which we offer a 5-year limited warranty. Both warranties cover any manufacturing or workmanship defects but do not cover damages that may have resulted from normal wear and tear, misuse/abuse, or modification of the product. If your Nomad product is defective, we will help you to exchange it for a brand-new replacement. We cannot guarantee that the exact style or product will be in stock at the time that your warranty claim is processed, but we wouldn't want you to be left empty-handed! In this case, we will offer store credit rather than a replacement. The store credit never expires and will be valid for any product on our website. For more information on our warranty policy, please visit our Warranty page. 

Note, Nomad will not be liable for any damages that may result from the use of any Nomad product. Our warranty does not cover the repair or replacement of property such as electronic devices and/or other personal property. 

Disposal of Product and Packaging

Packaging: The inner cardboard tray is recyclable and can be placed in your recycling bin. The outer box and attached foam inserts are not recyclable. These components can be disposed of in your standard waste.

Product: Should your product become damaged or defective, and is no longer covered under warranty, please responsibly dispose of your device at an e-waste facility. 

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