Bought the La Crosse Technology BC-700 Alpha Power Battery Charger from amazon.com for USD29.19 (SGD 37.61 after conversion) along with other items via the GlobalSaver Free Shipping.
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Build quality of the battery charger is good and comes with a LCD display showing the various charging and battery information.
The ability to independently control each battery compartment to perform the various modes (Charge, Discharge, Test, Refresh) is very helpful.
Charging speed of a typical 2600 mAh “AA” sized battery at the various charging current are as follow:
200 mA ~ 13 hr
500 mA ~ 5hr
700 mA ~ 3hr 35min
The charging speed is slower compared to other fast chargers in the market.