BasicBlinky™ Electrolyte Monitor

Low cost forklift battery water level monitor with simple installation and super bright LED indication.

Improve productivity by only watering batteries when necessary. If you have 100 batteries installed with a BasicBlinky and 50 are flashing, just water the ones that are NOT flashing.

The BasicBlinky is the entry level battery electrolyte level monitor from the Philadelphia Scientific range and offers effective functionality at a low price point. Protecting your forklift battery without unnecessary expense.

  • Super bright LED
  • Translucent protective housing
  • Low power consumption
  • Reverse polarity and over-voltage protection.
  • Fits all lead acid flooded cells, probe can be cut to required length during installation.


Connection Type

Ths SmartBlinky, ACC-BWM3-Q, uses the innovative FlexiTap for connecting to the industrial battery. This connection method is quick, simple and safe. Eliminates the need to remove cell bolts during installation and doesn’t require any special tools.

BasicBlinky FlexiTap connection

Light Indication

The light indication of the BasicBlinky follows a simple logic, green light indicates everything is OK, no light means the battery needs topping with water.

BasicBlinky Light Indication


System Exposure Temperature: -20° to 160°F (-29° to 71°C)

Operating Voltage:  4.0 VDC Nominal

Forgiveness Zone:  6 to 12 VDC

Permanent Failure:  14 VDC or greater

Nominal Current: 4.5 mA

Weight: 1.0 oz (28.1 g)

Part Number: ACC-BWM3-Q

Installation Tools

You may need to drill a hole in the battery cell lid to install the electrolyte monitor probe, the ACC-041 is the recommended tool for this.


Installation Instructions


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