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Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger and AA NiMH Battery Kit with Case

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Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger and AA NiMH Battery Kit with Case
Key Features
  • Rapid Charger for 8 NiMH or NiCd AA/AAAs
  • Charging Time: 1.6-4.6 h
  • Discharge Function Refreshes Batteries
  • Individual Channels with LCD Indicators
Ensuring that you're always prepared with a power source for cameras, flashlights, remotes, games, and other devices, Watson brings you this 8-Bay Rapid Charger and AA NiMH Battery Kit. The bundle includes the smart charger for NiMH and NiCd cells, along with three 4-packs of NiMH AAs and three compact battery cases in which to store them.

8-Bay Rapid Charger and AA NiMH Battery Kit with Case Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries
  • 3Watson AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (2500mAh, 1.2V, 4-Pack)
  • 4Watson 4 AA or AAA Battery Case (Blue)

Ensuring that you're always prepared with a power source for cameras, flashlights, remotes, games, and other devices, Watson brings you this 8-Bay Rapid Charger and AA NiMH Battery Kit. The bundle includes the smart charger for NiMH and NiCd cells, along with three 4-packs of NiMH AAs and three compact battery cases in which to store them.

Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries

The Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries charges up to 8 AA or AAA size nickel-metal hydride or nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries. Charging time ranges from 3.6-4.6 hr for AA batteries, and 1.6-2 hr for AAA's. Eight individual LCD indicators give the charging status for each battery. Patented technology permits the charging of different sizes and types of battery simultaneously--charge a AA with a AAA, or an NiMH with an NiCd.

The charger's intelligent microprocessor doles out the full charge to each battery while preventing overcharging, thanks to Delta Voltage Protection. The Safety Timer with Automatic Timer Shut-Off senses when batteries are fully charged and ceases charging. Automatic Charge Current Selection automatically chooses the optimal current for the batteries you're charging. Reverse Polarity Protection and Alkaline and Bad Battery Protection safeguard the charger and your batteries against damage when batteries are installed improperly. There's also a discharge function, allowing you to refresh the batteries prior to charging.

The charger features an icon that shifts up and down during discharging, and stops shifting when discharge is complete. This icon also displays battery capacity while charging. The full-battery icon lights up when the batteries are fully charged. A flashing full-battery icon indicates an abnormality, such as the presence of a bad or alkaline battery, and at this point the charger will cease its operation. The charger is powered by an included external AC adapter with switching 100-240V power for worldwide use, or by the 12-24V DC cord which can plug into your car's cigarette lighter for charging on-the-go.

Charges up to 8 AA or AAA size nickel-metal hydride or nickel-cadmium rechargeable batteries.
Charging time ranges from 3.6-4.6 hr for AA batteries, and 1.6-2 hr for AAA's.
Eight individual LCD indicators give the charging status for each battery.
Patented technology permits the charging of different sizes and types of battery simultaneously--charge a AA with a AAA, or an NiMH with an NiCd.
Intelligent microprocessor doles out the full charge to each battery while preventing overcharging, thanks to Delta Voltage Protection. The Safety Timer with Automatic Timer Shut-Off senses when batteries are fully charged and ceases charging.
Automatic Charge Current Selection automatically chooses the optimal current for the batteries you're charging.
Reverse Polarity Protection and Alkaline and Bad Battery Protection safeguard the charger and your batteries against damage when batteries are installed improperly.
There's also a discharge function, allowing you to refresh the batteries prior to charging.
Has an icon that shifts up and down during discharging, and stops shifting when discharge is complete. This icon also displays battery capacity while charging. The full-battery icon lights up when the batteries are fully charged. A flashing full-battery icon indicates an abnormality, such as the presence of a bad or alkaline battery, and at this point the charger will cease its operation.
Powered by an included external AC adapter with switching 100-240V power for worldwide use, or by the 12-24V DC cord which can plug into your car's cigarette lighter for charging on-the-go.
UPC: 847628532922

Watson AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (2500mAh, 1.2V, 4-Pack)

This 4-pack of AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries from Watson are ideal for digital cameras, flashes, and other compatible photographic equipment. The batteries feature a capacity of 2500mAh and an output of 1.2V. Additionally, the batteries can be recharged up to 500 times.

UPC: 847628009028

Watson 4 AA or AAA Battery Case (Blue)

This blue Watson 4 AA or AAA Battery Case has a compact form factor for easy storage in your pocket or a gear bag—eliminating the need to root for loose batteries when you need them. Made with a hard plastic exterior and a molded silicon interior, the case has a solid snap closure that keeps your batteries secure.

UPC: 847628581913

Watson 8-Bay Rapid Charger for AA / AAA NiMH or NiCd Rechargeable Batteries Specs

Charger
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
AC Input Power VAC50 / 60 Hz
Charging Bays8 x AA, AAA
Supported Battery ChemistryNi-Cd, Ni-MH
Charging Voltage1.5 VDC
Charging Amperage250 to 500 mA
DC Input Power VDC at 1300 mA
Charger Dimensions7.8 x 3.1 x 1.2" / 198.00 x 79.00 x 31.00 mm
Charger Weight4.2 oz / 120 g
General
CertificationsETL, RoHS, as per Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.9 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.3 x 6.55 x 3.8"

Watson AA NiMH Rechargeable Batteries (2500mAh, 1.2V, 4-Pack) Specs

Battery
Battery Type4 x AA
Battery ChemistryNiMH
Battery Voltage1.2 V
Capacity (mAh)2500 mAh
Capacity (mAh)Typical: 2500 mAh
Maximum Recharge Cycles500
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.305 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.65 x 3.1 x 0.9"

Watson 4 AA or AAA Battery Case (Blue) Specs

Battery Type4 x AA, AAA
MaterialPlastic
Closure TypeSnap Fastener
Dimensions (W x H x D)2.5 x 2 x 0.5" / 6.35 x 5.08 x 1.27 cm
Weight0.4 oz / 11 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.035 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.25 x 2.6 x 0.8"

8-Bay Rapid Charger and AA NiMH Battery Kit with Case Reviews

Trustable, solid, fast

By Bruno Boselli-M
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-23

Compact unit with a very useful charge progress display to ser the state of each battery. Loving it!

Features Features Features and It Works!

By Kevin
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-26

My older Enercell charger had to charge batteries in pairs, would often not charge low batteries unless you could trick it and only did NiMH batteries. This charger will charge single cells which I really wanted. I have several devices that use odd numbers of batteries. It will charge batteries my old charger wouldn't charge. I like the discharge/charge feature to cycle batteries that don't get much use. I use it primarily with Eneloop batteries and it works great. It also does NiCad batteries. The discharge / charge feature would be perfect for NiCads which are much fussier... If I had any :)

Price worth

By Ahmad
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-05

No regret, fair price for generating money.

So much faster than the OEM chargers!

By Tim
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-07-06

Bought this for use at work. I'm so impressed that I plan on purchasing one for my personal use as well.

Seems fine...instructions lacking

By Michelle
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-11-03

Charger seems to do a fine job. The instructions with the charger seem unclear but perhaps I should just know whether or not I should discharge the batteries each time before recharging??

You'd think it would simply work, but.....

By Steve
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2021-10-20

Started using rechargeable batteries so bought this to bulk charge them for my flash and battery pack. Maybe used this device a dozen times and then it became dysfunctional. Yes, I asked Watson to replace it as it clearly is a defective product. But they simply denied as it was past its warranty. No pride in the product. The idea is to keep customers, not push them away. Avoid this device and avoid the company. There are many other choices.

wonderful

By Ahmad
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-30

A must have, it's fast charger, the car cable is a plus.

Now I can reuse my batteries

By Julie
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-09-14

This is a great battery charger.

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