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WatsonCompact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery
 
4.7

(based on 38 reviews)

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    (28)

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    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

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    (1)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (25)
  • Good value (13)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Fast charge (10)
  • Compact (9)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Travel (29)
    • Back-up (10)
    • Home (4)
    • Primary battery (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual photographer (12), Photo enthusiast (8), Semi-pro photographer (8), Photography student (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (34)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Great Charger

    I purchased this charger when I somehow lost the charger for my Canon T2i. [...]. This charger offers more features than the charger that came with the camera. (That charger cost...Read complete review

    I purchased this charger when I somehow lost the charger for my Canon T2i. [...]. This charger offers more features than the charger that came with the camera. (That charger cost a lot more to replace than the Pearstone charger). You can charge the battery or any other device that has an USB adapter via the USB port; you can charge the battery while in the car -came with a car battery adapter; and you can charge the battery via AC. This charger is convenient, compact, and reasonably priced. The only downside is that it takes a little longer to charge the battery but if you have a back up battery, that shouldn't be a problem.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Marginal quality

    Batteries are difficult to seat properly in the "sled". When compared side by side with Canon factory recharger, it took almost twice as long to charge batteries which were partially drained.

    Batteries are difficult to seat properly in the "sled". When compared side by side with Canon factory recharger, it took almost twice as long to charge batteries which were partially drained.

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    5.0

    Nice AC/DC Charger

    By A_P

    from Quaker City, OH

    About Me Casual Photographer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

      Nice Charger for the price, I purchased mainly for the ability to charge from 12v DC. Works as advertised A+++.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Nice, and cheap!

      By Jonny

      from Fairmont, WV

      Verified Buyer

      Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

      Very simple charger, I like the flip out wall adapter. No cords. Unless you want to charge in the car, there's a cord for that of course.

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      5.0

      Charges just like the name brand charger

      By DStarr13

      from Michigan

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Easy to Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

          It's nice being able to charge both camera batteries at the same time.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Watson Charger

          By John

          from home

          Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

          great charger and great price!

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          5.0

          It cordless

          By A Upper

          from Saint Ignace, MI 49781

          About Me Casual Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Compact
          • Easy to Use
          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Travel

            Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

            It is better than my charger from Canon. Now I do not have to concern myself about where is the cord or packing it with me. As a bonus there is a plug adaptor for other outlet configurations.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Very Happy with my purchase

            By Zim

            from Russellville, AR

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                Did the job well, arrived quickly.

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                • No

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                5.0

                Excellent charger at good price

                By nik

                from NY

                About Me Photo Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Good Value
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Primary Battery
                  • Travel

                  Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                  -Battery charges quickly
                  -Fits my T4i camera battery LP E8
                  -car charger a plus

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  A handy accessory

                  By gvs

                  from Miami, FL

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Install
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Back-Up
                    • Travel

                    Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                    I like the idea that you can change the battery receiver purchase any other brand, and the accessory is cheap

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Works & Has a Car Charge Capability

                    By Blacksheep

                    from Fairborn OH

                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Good Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Travel

                      Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                      The price is right and it included a car charge capability. My Canon battery didn't snap in quite as easily as it snaps into my Canon charger, but that's a very, very minor quibble.

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Great Gadget to Own

                      By Theresa

                      from Somerset, NJ

                      About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Charges Quickly
                      • Good Value
                      • Lightweight
                      • Reliable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Back-Up
                        • Professional Cameras
                        • Travel

                        Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                        Exactly what I needed for my car. You always run out of battery at the wrong time. Having this handy is perfect.

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                        • No

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                        5.0

                        Charges quickly.

                        By Zach

                        from Northern Wyoming

                        About Me Photography Student

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Charges Quickly
                        • Easy To Install
                        • Good Value
                        • Lightweight

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                            No problems and it seems of pretty good quality.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            5.0

                            Great deal!

                            By Martin Estevez

                            from Montevideo, Uruguay

                            About Me Photography Student

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Charges Quickly
                            • Easy To Install
                            • Good Value
                            • Lightweight
                            • Long-Lasting
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Back-Up
                              • Travel

                              Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                              Very good accesory, it comes with an adapter to charge the battery in the car! GREAT!

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery

                              By Dan

                              from NJ

                              About Me Casual Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Charges Quickly
                              • Easy To Install
                              • Good Value
                              • Lightweight

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Primary Battery
                                • Travel

                                Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                Bought this for my Canon T3i. Charged the battery in no time also fit in my camera bag as well so I can take it with me and do on-site charging as well.

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                                • No

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                                4.0

                                No more cords to lose

                                By Too many cords

                                from New York, New York

                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Install
                                • Good Value
                                • Lightweight

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                    Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                    I needed to replace my old charger because the cord got separated from the charger and the cord wasnt sold separately. This was recommended as an inexpensive alternative and it serves the purpose perfectly well.

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                                    • No

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                                    4.0

                                    Works great!

                                    By Just Me

                                    from Lexington, KY.

                                    About Me Casual Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                      Cons

                                        Best Uses

                                          Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                          Works great for my T3i battery.

                                          • Was this a gift?:
                                          • No

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                                          2.0

                                          Marginal quality

                                          By DigitalDave

                                          from Tallahassee

                                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                          Verified Buyer

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                            • Cheaply Built
                                            • Unreliable Contacts

                                            Best Uses

                                            • Back-Up

                                            Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                            Batteries are difficult to seat properly in the "sled". When compared side by side with Canon factory recharger, it took almost twice as long to charge batteries which were partially drained.

                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            simple and good.

                                            By sarah

                                            from CA

                                            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Good Value

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Travel

                                              Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                              better than cannon charger
                                              Simple and compact !

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                                              5.0

                                              Cheaper is better!

                                              By Roast_Pork

                                              from Illinois

                                              About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Good Value

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Travel

                                                Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                                Works great and has more adapters than the OEM version.

                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Charger it

                                                By clickitian

                                                from Cape Cod, MA

                                                About Me Casual Photographer

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Charges Quickly
                                                • Easy To Install
                                                • Good Value
                                                • Lightweight
                                                • Long-Lasting
                                                • Reliable

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Back-Up
                                                  • Primary Battery
                                                  • Travel

                                                  Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                                  works great keeps my bats charged.

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                                                  • No

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                                                  5.0

                                                  versatle product, reliable

                                                  By Doug Stevens

                                                  from Washington, DC

                                                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Compact
                                                  • Good Value
                                                  • Reliable
                                                  • Versatle

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Travel

                                                    Comments about Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for LP-E8 Battery:

                                                    The Pearstone line up of chargers is great for situations where there are only one or two power sources (a car, for example), but there are several devices that need to stay charged up (cameras, phones, computing devices, GPS, etc). The Pearstone battery chargers have two big pluses: (1) they have swappable plates for batteries, so one charger can be used for several types of batteries if you buy the inexpensive plates; (2) they have a USB port that you can use to connect another device for charging if it has a charge cable with USB on one end (as so many devices do). I haven't had any trouble with the devices so far.

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