I've always been a fan of rechargeable batteries... every since I was a kid. It just seemed like a great idea which saves money, waste, and time. Old rechargeable battery technology suffered from a myriad of problems including the "memory effect", few recharge cycles, and fast battery depletion (even while not in use). The great thing is that all of these issues have since been addressed. I'm not saying that they're 100 percent fixed... but rather that they are no longer big issues. These new Eneloop batteries use "hybrid" rechargeable technology, which means that they will not drain like older rechargeable batteries do. The regular Nimh batteries drain quickly... even when they are just sitting around in a drawer. These Eneloop batteries have a very slow drain rate, so that even if they're sitting around within a whole year, they're still about 80% to 90% charged. Here are some pros and cons about this battery bundle:
Pros: -Great Value for this amount of batteries, adapters, and charger. -These batteries are among the best modern rechargeable batteries money can buy... quality wise. -Charger takes AA and AAA batteries.
Cons: -The charger will only charge batteries in pairs. Some chargers let you charge single individual batteries.
Conclusion: This is a great kit to have for anybody who uses lots of batteries. The Battery Charger will charge any type of Nimh rechargeable battery , including batteries from other brands. Using rechargeable batteries is a great way to start "Going Green", and each battery can be recharged about a 1000 times. Just imagine how much less waste there would be if everyone used rechargeables instead of disposable one-time use batteries.