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Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh)

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Product Highlights
  • Micro-controller Ensures Full Charging
  • Individually-Monitored Charging Channels
  • Dual LED Indicators for Charging Status
  • Automatic Cut-Off: No Overcharging
  • 100-240VAC Worldwide Voltage
  • Nickel-Metal Hydride Chemistry
  • Batteries Rechargeable Up to 1000 Times

The Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh) is a charger coupled with 4 AAA-sized nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. The 4-Hour Rapid Charger will recharge 4 of the included batteries in about 200 min, or 2 in about 100 min. You can also use it to charge AAA NiCd batteries, or AA NiMH or NiCd's. The charger's integrated micro-controller ensures that each battery is charged to its full capacity, and automatic charge cut-off prevents overcharging. The charger also has circuit and polarity protection. Two LED indicators display charging status, and there are two individually-monitored charging channels. The charger has switching 100-240VAC power, enabling use all over the world. Its compact outlet prongs can fold in, making the unit more compact for storage.

The AAA NiMH batteries are great for portable devices such as digital cameras, MP3 players, toys, games, flashlights and more. They have a capacity of 1000mAh, significantly greater than that of standard nickel metal-cadmium (NiCd) batteries. They also have excellent high-drain performance and can be recharged up to 1000 times. The batteries are mercury- and cadmium-free.

4-Hour Rapid Charger

Will recharge 4 of the included batteries in about 200 min, or 2 in about 100 min. You can also use it to charge AAA NiCd batteries, or AA NiMH or NiCd's
Integrated micro-controller ensures that each battery is charged to its full capacity, and automatic charge cut-off prevents overcharging
Circuit and polarity protection
Two LED indicators display charging status
Two individually-monitored charging channels
Switching 100-240VAC power, enabling use all over the world
Compact outlet prongs can fold in, making the unit more compact for storage

4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries

AAA-sized nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries are great for portable devices such as digital cameras, MP3 players, toys, games, flashlights and more
Capacity of 1000mAh, significantly greater than that of standard nickel metal-cadmium (NiCd) batteries
Excellent high-drain performance
Can be recharged up to 1000 times
Mercury- and cadmium-free
Charger
Configuration 2-4x AA or AAA NiMH or NiCd batteries
Input Voltage 100-240 VAC
Output Voltage 2.8 VDC, 500 mAh
Charging Time 4 AAA 1000 mAh batteries: About 200 min
2 AAA 1000 mAh: About 100 min
4 AA 1800 mAh: About 220 min
2 AA 1800 mAh: About 110 min
4 AA 2300 mAh: About 280 min
2 AA 2300 mAh: About 140 min
Operating Temperature 32 to 113° F (0 to 45° C)
Dimensions 2.75 x 1.25 x 4.25" (7.0 x 3.2 x 10.8 cm)
Weight 4.2 oz (120 g)
Battery
Quantity 4x AAA
Chemistry Nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) rechargeable
Capacity 1000mAh
Output Voltage 1.2V
Durability Can be recharged up to 1000 times
Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh)
  • 4 x AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh)
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Watson4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh)
     
    4.5

    (based on 22 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (15)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (4)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (3)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    94%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Fast charge (11)
    • Reliable (10)
    • Long lasting (9)
    • Good power output (6)
    • Good value (6)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portable electronics (10)
      • Having around the house (7)
      • Travel (6)
      • High-end equipment (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Quality oriented (9), Budget shopper (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (8), Business (4)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (18)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      More than Expected.

      Received more than expected. I bought it to charge 4 AAA batteries and found that the charger can also charge 4 AA also. Works as stated in description and charges in less than 4...Read complete review

      Received more than expected. I bought it to charge 4 AAA batteries and found that the charger can also charge 4 AA also. Works as stated in description and charges in less than 4 hours. Currently the batteries maintain a long life charge.

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      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Works, but not fully functional

      The batteries work, and take a charge when plugged into the charger for the time recommended. However, the charger itself has 2 non-working LEDs that are supposed to indicate charging status: flashing LEDs...Read complete review

      The batteries work, and take a charge when plugged into the charger for the time recommended. However, the charger itself has 2 non-working LEDs that are supposed to indicate charging status: flashing LEDs for charging and steady green for fully charged. The original unit sent by B+H had this problem as did the replacement unit they promptly sent fully postage paid. B+H has no fault in this - they rapidly responded to my call about the issue. This appears to be a manufacturing defect affecting more than just one charger.

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      5.0

      Great

      By Leo

      from Brooklyn NY

      Verified Buyer
      Staff Reviewer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Sports/Action
        • Travel

        Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

        It's Doing It's job.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        4.0

        Battery charger

        By DearOldDad1945

        from Maplewood, MN

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

            So far, so good. Have not used it much yet.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Does the Job!

            By Ben

            from NY

            Verified Buyer
            Staff Reviewer

            Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

            Easy and reliable.

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            5.0

            Great product

            By Shutterbug

            from Seattle

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                Included batteries needed charging. The charger charged them quickly and fully. Fitting AAA batteries into the charger was slightly more difficult than fitting AA's.
                Use it to ensure the batteries for my Sekonic LITEMASTER PRO L-478DR Light Meter are always charged.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Fast charge , long life

                By Dennis

                from Dunedin, FL

                Verified Buyer

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                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                      Lots of flashes from my Leica CF22;quick charge.

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                      • No

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                      5.0

                      Good Inexpensive Option

                      By Bryan K.

                      from Houston

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Good Full Charge
                      • Inexpensive

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Save Money On Batteries

                        Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                        I bought this set of batteries and recharger to power a set of radio triggers and some flashes.

                        It charged up quickly (relative to other inexpensive chargers, and then I put in some different brand AAs I already had for my flashes. The Ansmann AAs charged up easily as well and lasted as long as I usually expect them to (which is a long time).

                        The Watson AAAs did not last as long, but I also used them in a new device so I had no refernce to compare them to. They did last about as long as the radio triggers said to expect in their directions.

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                        3.0

                        Instructions don't match the product.

                        By Fred

                        from Queens NY

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                              Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                              This item does not have a 'discharge button' or indicators that show the level of discharge as described in the instructions.

                              I would also like to know what it means when the red light blinks on and off. Does it mean my old batteries are no longer good?

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                              • No

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                              3.0

                              Works, but not fully functional

                              By Battery buyer

                              from Mid-Atlantic

                              Verified Buyer

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                                Cons

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                                    Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                    The batteries work, and take a charge when plugged into the charger for the time recommended. However, the charger itself has 2 non-working LEDs that are supposed to indicate charging status: flashing LEDs for charging and steady green for fully charged. The original unit sent by B+H had this problem as did the replacement unit they promptly sent fully postage paid. B+H has no fault in this - they rapidly responded to my call about the issue. This appears to be a manufacturing defect affecting more than just one charger.

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Works well

                                    By Jen

                                    from Takoma Park, MD

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                    I've used this product for approximately a month and the batteries hold their power quite well. I would recommend this product.

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                                    5.0

                                    VERY CLEVER DESIGN.

                                    By JOHNEL

                                    from BOYNTON BEACH, FL

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                    I PARTICULARLY LIKE THE DESIGN WHERE YOU CAN CHARGE AAA OR AA WITH THE SAME CHARGER. IT IS ALSO AN ECOLOGICALLY SOUND IDEA TO BE ABLE TO RECHARGE YOUR BATTERIES INSTEAD OF DISCARDING THEM.

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                                    5.0

                                    Work great.

                                    By Shooter Gregory

                                    from The Berkshires, MA

                                    About Me Quality Oriented

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Charges Quickly
                                    • Good Value
                                    • Long Lasting
                                    • Reliable Performance

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Having Around The House
                                      • High-End Equipment
                                      • Portable Electronics
                                      • Travel

                                      Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                      I am a professional photographer and use Pearstone batteries all over my equipment. They are high quality and long-lasting.

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Business
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      Fits the bill!

                                      By Food Photographer Wannabe

                                      from Gardiner NY

                                      About Me Quality Oriented

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                      • Charges Quickly
                                      • Good Value
                                      • Reliable Performance

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                        • Having Around The House
                                        • Portable Electronics
                                        • Travel

                                        Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                        Having just purchased a cute Coby mp3 player/flash drive combo from B&H that takes a AAA battery with the intent of using it on the long flight to Australia in a few weeks, I figured it was time to start using rechargeable batteries. I love that the charger will also charge AA batteries since I am the queen of small flashlights! Charger works like a charm.

                                        • Primary use:
                                        • Personal
                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                        • No

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                                        3.0

                                        excellent

                                        By jack

                                        from ft lauderdale fl

                                        About Me Value Oriented

                                        Verified Buyer

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                                          Cons

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                                              Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                              They work well, there is a faint order during
                                              recharging and I would not leave it unattended
                                              as the item does get very warm.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Personal
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              love the pearstones

                                              By Jersualem_life

                                              from Jerusalem, Israel

                                              About Me Quality Oriented

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Charges Quickly
                                              • Good Value
                                              • Long Lasting
                                              • Powerful
                                              • Reliable Performance

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Portable Electronics

                                                Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                like all the Pearstones. Last longer and charge faster.

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Business
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Works Great

                                                By disabledveterangoarmy

                                                from Frisco City, Alabama

                                                About Me Quality Oriented

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Charges Quickly
                                                • Good Value
                                                • Long Lasting
                                                • Powerful
                                                • Reliable Performance

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • High-End Equipment
                                                  • Portable Electronics
                                                  • Travel

                                                  Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                  Works Great. You get 4 AAA Batteries and a Charger.

                                                  • Primary use:
                                                  • Personal
                                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                                  • No

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                                                  5.0

                                                  I really didn't need to buy an extra set

                                                  By Jeff

                                                  from Quito, Ecuador

                                                  About Me Quality Oriented

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Charges Quickly
                                                  • Long Lasting
                                                  • Reliable Performance

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Emergency Equipment
                                                    • Having Around The House
                                                    • Portable Electronics
                                                    • Travel

                                                    Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                    Don't have to spend a lot of money on top brand batteries that you have to throw out after they die. These are perfect.

                                                    • Primary use:
                                                    • Personal
                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • No

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Nice Batteries

                                                    By Mack the Knife

                                                    from RI

                                                    About Me Quality Oriented

                                                    Verified Buyer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Charges Quickly
                                                    • Good Value
                                                    • Long Lasting
                                                    • Powerful
                                                    • Reliable Performance

                                                    Cons

                                                      Best Uses

                                                        Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                        nice batteries works as advertised.

                                                        • Primary use:
                                                        • Business
                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No

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                                                        5.0

                                                        Useful!

                                                        By Kiril

                                                        from Grand Canyon, AZ

                                                        About Me Quality Oriented

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Charges Quickly
                                                        • Good Value
                                                        • Long Lasting
                                                        • Powerful
                                                        • Reliable Performance

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Portable Electronics
                                                          • Travel

                                                          Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                          Great, fast charger!

                                                          • Primary use:
                                                          • Business
                                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                                          • No

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                                                          5.0

                                                          Good batteries for a great price!!!

                                                          By Kenny B

                                                          from Panama City, FL

                                                          About Me Quality Oriented

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Charges Quickly
                                                          • Long Lasting
                                                          • Powerful
                                                          • Reliable Performance

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Having Around The House
                                                            • Portable Electronics

                                                            Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                            Very nice and easy to use charger!!!

                                                            • Primary use:
                                                            • Personal
                                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                                            • No

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                                                            4.0

                                                            Works great !!!

                                                            By gatoslocos

                                                            from ft. myers, fl.

                                                            About Me Value Oriented

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • Charges Quickly
                                                            • Long Lasting

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                              • Having Around The House
                                                              • Portable Electronics

                                                              Comments about Watson 4-Hour Rapid Charger with 4 AAA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (1000mAh):

                                                              I use these to power my IM237 Orbit Speaker.http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/search?Ntt=Altec+Lansing+ALIM237&N=0&InitialSearch=yesthey work great, just bought two more 4pks of AAA to go with it. hope they last a while. if they don't I'll be back to let you know.

                                                              • Primary use:
                                                              • Personal
                                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                                              • No

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