Battery Charger Reviews

Does anyone have good or bad experience with any household battery chargers, or can you reccommend a brand? How long does the charge last compared to buying new batteries, and is it really cost effective? I am new to this, but my two sons have so many educational toys that require batteries, and between one learning to walk/talk and the other learning math and reading, they are running up our grocery budget having to buy AA batteries all the time!


Kelly from Willamina, OR

February 3, 20060 found this helpful

I love love love my Energizer rechargerable batteries and charger. I bought it a almost 2 years ago and i have only used the 4 batteries that came with the charger. I have 2 in my remote and 2 in my digital camera. i have a gallon jug here with all the old batteries that i bought and they dont have enough charge to work my digital but i use them for other things. So i would say that the rechargerable are very cost effective. i was buying a pack of batteries every week just to take pictures. and it dont take very long at all to charge the batteries. and they do last a long time in what ever you put them in.

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February 4, 20060 found this helpful

Can you charge other (current) batteries, or only use the ones it comes with/reccommends? How much does the Energizer kind usually sell for?

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February 6, 20060 found this helpful

When I bought my digital camera a few years ago it came with a battery charger. Because I use my camera so much I decided to purchase another battery charger to have lots of extra batteries.

I looked online and found Thomas Distributing battery company and bought a charger from them. My charger holds six AA batteries at once. While the batteries are charging, a red light stays on and once they have charged, the green light comes on. It doesn't take long to charge and I have had the same batteries for years. The charger will also recharge any type of batteries.

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February 6, 20060 found this helpful

I bought an Energizer battery charger about 6 years ago. It was around $20 at that time and 4 AA batteries cost nearly $15. I debated on the expense, but after adding up how many batteries I used in a month's time, I went for it. I go through lots of batteries listening to books on tape. Well those old batteries are still working even after 1000's and I do mean 1000's of charges. I have puchased more AA'a for digital cameras and AAA's for the MP3 players along with smaller chargers. The prices have come down quite a lot since my first purchase, but the oldie has paid for itself many times over. I think any of them are a good investment for the money

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