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User’s Manual
Included in This Package
One Battery Charger
One Power Cord
Four AA Rechargeable Batteries
One User’s Manual
For Your Safety
To prevent damage to this charger or injury to you or to others, please read the
following operating instructions before usage. Keep these operating instructions for
your reference when needed.
1. In emergency cases*, please unplug the electric cord, and limit handling the
charger and batteries to disposing of them properly.
* Emergency cases include
- Smoke from the unit
- Changed shape
- Liquid or material leakage
- Dropped & broken casing or parts
2. To prevent fire or electric shock, do not expose this unit to rain or moisture.
3. This charger is for indoor use only.
4. Do not operate this charger with a damaged plug.
5. Do not repair or alter this charger or batteries in any situation.
6. The charger is not intended for use by children.
7. Do not disassemble or reassemble the charger.
8. Do not use rechargeable batteries in smoke detectors.
9. Batteries may contain hazardous materials, and may be nondisposable. Please
contact the battery company for a proper disposal method.
10. Avoid mixing batteries of different sizes and capacities in your electronic device.
This charger is not a toy. This charger is not intended for use by children.
Do not recharge non-rechargeable batteries.
Product Features
Charges either 2 or 4 AA or AAA batteries (must be charged in pairs).
Worldwide Use AC100-120V, 50/60Hz variable voltage allows automatic use in
different countries.
2 LED Indicators indicate status of the 2 independent charging channels.
Timer Control shuts off after 8 hours to prevent overcharging.
Reverse Polarity Protection helps prevent incorrect battery insertion that could
damage the batteries or the charger, or cause personal injury.
Low Battery Leakage Current enables the charger to preserve more of a charge
than many other battery chargers.
Trickle Charge applies a small current to the batteries after charging
is complete and allows them to maintain a full charge.
(The charger must be connected in order to charge the batteries.)
Instructions for Use
This charger will charge either 2 or 4 AA or AAA batteries simultaneously (they must
be charged in pairs).
• Insert Batteries. For AA batteries use the larger
metal contacts at the very
contacts just above the
bottom of the unit. For AAA batteries use the smaller
AA battery contacts.
• When inserting the batteries, make sure they follow the correct polarities and
touch the metal contacts.
• Connect the power cord to the unit. Then connect the power cord to a power
• The LED(s) will flash to indicate charging is in progress.
When the batteries are fully charged, the flashing LED(s) will turn to a solid color.
• After charging, disconnect the charger from the power source and remove the
batteries. This prevents overcharging the batteries and reduces wear and tear on
the charger.
Care & Troubleshooting Tips
• Clean the charger with a clean dry cloth. Keeping the metal contacts clean will
also help maintain performance.
• Make sure that the unit is properly plugged into the wall.
• If the LED does not flash to indicate that the battery is charging, the battery may
be improperly inserted or defective, or there there may be a short circuit.
• The charging time will vary depending on the type and capacity of your batteries.
Please refer to the charging table on the following page for the appropriate
charging time.
• Correctly insert the batteries and avoid reversing the +/- polarities.
• The charger is intended for use with Ni-MH batteries only. Charging other battery
types may cause explosions, breakage, personal injury or property damage.
AC 100-120V
DC 2 X (2.8V
DC 2 X (2.8V
~ 50Hz/60Hz
300mA) AA Size
150mA) AAA Size
Some Standard Charging Times
Type of Battery
Battery Capacity
2000 mAh
1500 mAh
600 mAh
8.0 h
6.0 h
4.8 h
Instructions for the Ni-MH Rechargeable Batteries
It is necessary to charge Ni-MH rechargeable batteries before the first use.
The contact surface of the batteries and the charger must always be kept clean.
Do not expose the batteries to water.
Do not heat the batteries or dispose of them in fire.
Do not tear off the jacket label.
Do not disassemble or reassemble the batteries.
Do not short-circuit the batteries. To avoid short-circuiting, keep the batteries
away from all metal objects (e.g. coins, hair-pins, keys, etc.).
If the batteries are stored without use for 6 months or longer, they may require
several cycles of charging and discharging in order to attain their original charge
Acceptable flexible cords for cord connected is at least as serviceable as SP-2, SPE-2, SPT-2, SV,
SVE, SVT and the length is min. 1.8 meter with NEMA 1-15P plug.
For connection to a supply not in the U.S.A., use an attachment plug adapter of the proper
configuration for the power outlet.
If you have a problem that cannot be solved by using this manual, we encourage you
to visit us online or contact our Consumer Services Department with any problems
and/or suggestions that you might have. A support representative will be happy to
assist you.
Before requesting support, please be ready to provide or include the information
• The name of your product or model number (the model number is typically
located on the back or bottom of your product).
• The specific problem you are experiencing.
• The actions you took right before the problem started.
Internet: www.vtechkids.com
Phone: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility
for any damage or loss resulting from the use of this handbook.
VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility
for any loss or claims by third parties that may arise through the use of this product.
VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C. and its suppliers assume no responsibility
for any damage or loss caused by deletion of data as a result of malfunction, dead
battery, or repairs. Be sure to make backup copies of important data on other media
to protect against data loss.
COMPANY : VTech® Electronics North America, L.L.C.
ADDRESS : 1155 West Dundee Rd, Suite 130, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 USA
TEL NO.: 1-800-521-2010 in the U.S. or 1-877-352-8697 in Canada
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed
to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ices-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe b est conforme à la norme nmb-003 du
Caution: Changes or modifications
not expressly approved by the party
responsible for compliance could void
the user’s authority to operate the
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