Charging Your ForceFrame

Battery specifications

About your ForceFrame battery (This is the same battery type as the NordBord):

Approximate battery life (from full charge): 
  • 100 hours (active) 
  • 1 month (inactive)
Approximate charge time (from empty charge):
  • 24 hours
Charging equipment:
  • Mini-USB cable (2m)
  • USB wall adapter (optional)
Charging methods:
  • Plugged into USB port of computer
  • Plugged into USB wall adapter (mains power)
Important notes:
  • Do not charge a device if your Mini-USB cable or wall adapter are damaged
  • While other brands of wall adapter may successfully charge your device, we recommend only using VALD supplied adapters
  • Your ForceFrame will automatically turn off after 30 minutes of inactivity
  • The battery will slowly discharge over time when not in use
  • Connect the ForceFrame to a power source for at least one full day every month

Battery indicator statuses

Your ForceFrame battery will be partially charged when you receive it, and can be used straight out of the box.  The different statuses of the battery indicator are listed below. 

  • No lights
  • Turned off / no charge
  • Green battery light (solid)
  • Yellow battery light (solid) 
  • Red battery light (solid)
  • Full charge 
  • Moderate charge 
  • Low charge
  • Green battery light (flashing on/off)
  • Yellow battery light (flashing on/off) 
  • Red battery light (flashing on/off) 
  • Charging (nearly full charge) 
  • Charging (moderate charge) 
  • Charging (low charge)

How to charge your ForceFrame

There are two ways to charge the ForceFrame battery (using the USB cable supplied):

A. Connect to a powered computer

B. Connect to a powered wall socket

To charge the ForceFrame battery:

  1. Plug the small end of the USB cable into the bottom of the ForceFrame Portable Head Unit
  2. Plug the large end of the USB cable into either:
    1. The USB port on your computer
    2. The supplied USB wall adapter, then plug the adapter into a wall socket
  3. Turn the ForceFrame on to confirm the battery is charging