Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for NP-FW50 Battery

Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for NP-FW50 Battery

Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for NP-FW50 Battery

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Watson C-4228 overview

  • 1Description

This versatile Compact AC/DC Charger from Watson charges any NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery via the included, dedicated battery plate. The charger runs on 100-240 VAC power, allowing for worldwide use. It features a fold-out, 2-prong US plug and is supplied with a European plug adapter, as well as a 12 VDC car charger that plugs into a cigarette lighter. This makes it ideal for use both at home and on the road.

The Compact AC/DC Charger features a USB output that allows you to charge and power MP3 players, phones, digital cameras, and other devices with a USB power input - even while charging your camera or camcorder batteries. As the adapter plates are easily interchangeable, the charger can also be used with other batteries via the purchase of the required plates.

Compatibility
Compatible with any Sony NP-FW50 type battery.
Compact
Charger features a fold-out AC plug for easy storage and travel.
Versatile
Includes a Euro plug adapter for charging in Europe, as well as a DC adapter with a cigarette lighter plug that lets you charge while on the road.
USB Output
Charge or supply power to MP3 players, mobile phones, digital cameras, and other related devices with a USB power input.
Safety Features
Offers protection against overcharging and overheating.
UPC: 847628545564
In the Box
Watson Compact AC/DC Charger for NP-FW50 Battery
  • Battery Adapter Plate for NP-FW50
  • USA to 2-Prong Europe Adapter
  • 12 VDC Car Adapter
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
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    Watson C-4228 specs

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    AC Input Power 100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz
    DC Input Power 12 / 24 VDC
    Output Voltage 4.2 to 8.4 VDC at 800 mA
    Charging Time 1 to 3 Hours
    USB Port 1 x USB Type-A
    USB Output Current 1000 mA
    Operating Temperature 32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
    Storage Temperature -4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
    Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.0 x 1.3 x 3.5" / 5.1 x 3.3 x 9.0 cm
    Weight 3.1 oz / 88 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.4 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.4 x 4.6 x 2.0"

    Watson C-4228 reviews

    Compact AC/DC Charger for NP-FW50 Battery is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 205.
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from I Like Watson Chargers, But Not This One I have a number of Watson chargers and batteries and have always been pleased at the quality and value. This one is a disappointment. First time I used it the light was green even though the battery hadn't charged. I had to wiggle and wrestle with the battery to get the green light to turn red. The battery plate is much wider than the battery so you have to be careful as you put it in so as not to damage the contacts. The little plastic tab that holds the battery in place looks like it could easily break, even with normal use. The battery plate slipping off the base when you remove the battery is common with many 3rd party chargers, but this one practically falls off just from the weight of the battery. Spend another 5 bucks and get BM premium. Comes with two 1500ma batteries.
    Date published: 2016-04-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice setup. It is what it is, a charger. Nice that it comes with 12vdc car adapter also. Battery fits well, just pay attention the first few times you use it. It's not the greatest battery alignment system but it works well once you charged a couple batteries and get the feel for it. The adapter plate is removable from the charger base. Maybe you can find other plates to fit different batteries types (mixed camera users) and not need to pack/manage two charging systems. Over-all it's a no brainer for NEX users that have the models with built-in chargers. Can even use it to charge you usb type phone while in the car.
    Date published: 2013-10-24
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. Echoing others' experiences, suggestions, etc., properly seating battery in charger is key; otherwise, initial charging light will remain green & battery will not charge. (Almost returned product, thinking it was defective. It was/is in good working order.) Properly seating involves applying slight downward pressure at battery terminals, with side-to-side wiggling. Once battery terminal slots (5) cannot be seen through this gentle action, battery is seated, and ready for charging. (Of course, battery base must also be seated/flush with charger.) Once plugged in, charging light will be red. For a depleted battery, full (100%) charge can take up to 150 minutes. Green light signals completion.
    Date published: 2016-06-26
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Was a little stiff to use At first I was unsuccessful using this product. I thought everything was correct but hours went by and no charge. I tried to mount battery again and had trouble with two things: 1. there is a little tab of plastic near the bottom of the face of the charger that would get in the way of full engagement, and 2. the engagement was a little stiff which left you with the impression that you were going to bend the leads ( the female part that engages the charger ) . My solution was to 1. bend the plastic tab down a bit, and 2. push the battery in anyhow and trust that I would not damage the battery. I was successful in the end and so far have not seen any problems with the battery working or being fully charged.
    Date published: 2014-02-03
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a Great, Versatile Charger I wish I had purchased this charger years ago! For about $ (pretty typical for such devices) it comes complete with a mobile, home & European adapter. In short it may be used almost everywhere. An extra bonus of this brand is that Watson sells adapter plates ($ea at B&H) which allow you to use it to charge MANY other cameras. As a result, if one travels or hikes with multiple cameras, you can bring only ONE charger and a few light-weight adapter plates, instead of multiple chargers. Ingenious! Several people told me that Watson chargers are very reliable too.
    Date published: 2015-08-18
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from These batteries and chargers are great. This charger is wonderful because it is AC/DC, and that allows me to charge in my car if need. This particular charger is for my Sony which uses up batteries quickly. I also have one for my Canon's and both chargers work great. Very fast.
    Date published: 2016-11-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Watson Charger for NP-FW50 Battery Great design, efficient all in one, 110V/220V with US and Euro outlet prones plus a 12V car charger extension cord. Unit also has a USB port however cannot be used interchangeably when charging the battery. Overall a very smart design
    Date published: 2016-10-11
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for the price I got this and extra batteries for my A7rii. The Watson charges a little quicker than the Sony that came with the camera. Four stars because I can see the plastic post which holds the battery in place being a design weak spot.
    Date published: 2016-11-14
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