Everything was pretty simple to setup and straight forward, you take the controller attachments and snap them on to the controller. The controller attachments by the way are just little clear pieces of plastic that connect to your controllers usb port and they allow the charging contacts on the base unit to pretty much connect to your controllers usb ports without actually touching them. So really the base is just a fancy usb charger.
Back to the setup though, so after you connect the connections to your controllers you just place your controller(s) into that base that plugged into any wall outlet and that's it, its charging your controllers. No more nasty usb cord plugged into your PS3 and the Charge Base 2 is a great way to actually organize your controllers.