This B&H kit consists of a Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger and 8 AAA NiMH rechargeable batteries. Charging time ranges from 1.6-2.0 hr. Eight individual LCD indicators give the charging status for each battery. The intelligent microprocessor doles out the full charge to each battery while preventing overcharging. The charger is powered by an included external AC adapter with switching 100-240V power for worldwide use, or by an optional 12-24V DC cord. The 1.2V batteries have a capacity of 1000mAh and can be recharged up to 1000 times.