• 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Simple and great

    • Written by from London

    This battery charger and batteries are very simple. i like it but i only have one problem with it. i find myself every week or so cycling through the batteries on my track pad. i know its not the track pad because regular batteries last about a month. but they come with 6 batteries and they are rechargeable so its still a good deal.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Fantastic, little battery charger

    • Written by from Wentzville

    The Apple Battery Charger is a great, little device that allows the charging of the six included AA Rechargeable Batteries. It makes a perfect accessory for me, with an Apple Wireless Keyboard and Magic Trackpad. I can always put the charged batteries in when the other two drain. The batteries charge pretty quickly, and best of all, this charger is very small, portable, and has that classic Apple design that looks fantastic.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Less than 2 dozen charges & 2/3 sets gone

    • Written by from BLOOMINGTON

    I bought a new MacBook Pro along with several other items through Apple (November 2012) then purchased these batteries and the Apple wireless keyboard locally (also November 2012).

    Three sets of batteries and two devices - Magic Mouse & Apple Keyboard, so it was good! I would always have a set charged and ready. Sixteen months later and less than two dozen full charges on any one set and today the 2nd of 3 sets refuses to hold a charge. For $30 I would think these would have lasted much longer...

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Product - been using for over a year

    • Written by from Franklin

    First time I've ever rated a product, and I remember pouring over the reviews on this product before buying it, so I thought I'd contribute.

    I'm a heavy user of Apple rechargeable batteries. I use my Apple bluetooth keyboard and magic trackpad for a minimum of 8 hours every day (I'm a web developer and I work from home). This battery charger and the six batteries that come with it are the only batteries I've purchased in well over a year (huge savings right there). I remember there being some complaints that the battery status doesn't show 100% when you put the fully charged batteries in, but that's the norm with rechargeable batteries, and who cares? They're charged! It's not like they die a day later.

    In my experience a charge on these batteries lasts a good two weeks (with my heavy usage) and as soon as I get the "Your batteries are getting low" message from either my trackpad or keyboard I grab the charger (holding two of the batteries) off the outlet it's plugged in and do a swap. It takes about 10 seconds (I use one of the prongs on the battery to unscrew the battery compartment).

    So if you're on the fence, go ahead and get this product, especially if you have a bluetooth keyboard and trackpad. The six batteries and charger are the perfect pairing with the keyboard and trackpad (or mouse).

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Very convenient

    • Written by from Santa Monica

    I've been using these batteries for about 3.5 years on a computer I use full time. I've started to notice the interval between recharges has decreased from every couple of months to every couple of weeks so I plan to replace them soon. This package includes two extra batteries so I've never been without my mouse or keyboard. Nice simple design and very easy to use. Highly recommend.

    1 of 2 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Excellent, compact, and long lasting.

    • Written by from COLUMBIA

    I've had 2 of these for several years now. I'm confused by the reviews that mention poor battery life, because this has not been my experience

    Since each comes with 6 batteries, I use one pair each in a wireless mouse, a trackpad, and the third pair kept in the charger. I would say each pair typically lasts for over 2 months between charges. The Mac Pro computer they are used with is kept on 24 hours a day.

    I use the second set to charge a pair for an Apple wireless keyboard I use with an iPad, a pair in a wireless transmitter for my onstage in-ear monitors, and again the third pair is kept in the charger. The keyboard lasts well over a month per charge. The in-ear transmitter is more power hungry, but I can typically use it for 2-3 gigs (about 4 hours each) before I need to swap out the batteries.

    With the batteries inserted in the charger its size is not much bigger than 4 batteries would be outside the charger. Small, convenient, and very reliable. I've recommended these to people several times, and everyone I know who has them is very satisfied.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Perfect - but!!!!!!

    • Written by from SALTCOATS

    Excellent litttle product. But why is it not possible to buy extra batteries. I need extra but the only way to get them is to buy the whole unit again. Not good Apple.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Simple, Cheaper and Reliable!

    • Written by from Elmwood Park

    I am writing this review because I saw many reviews that had low ratings and this has not been my experience. The charger is simple to use and does its job. In fact I have a set of 6 that are 3 years old right now and my wireless keyboard lasts a couple of months without the need for recharging. My magic mouse (without turning off like I should) will last anywhere from three weeks to a month with high usage. There have been people complaining about batteries lasting longer than 3 years (which mine have) however, 3 years is usually the maximum life you would get out of similar top selling bunny sponsored rechargeable battery brands, with the Apple batteries being a cheaper price even with including the mandatory charger. I have since bought 2 more charger/battery 6 packs to power all my remotes and flashlights around the house. It's been 9 months and I just turned a mag light on and it was still producing a full powered bright light. I just wish apple would make additional batteries available without having to buy more chargers but overall it's a great product!

    2 of 3 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    50 / 50

    • Written by from Gloucester

    The battery charger is a nice little sleek unit and on its own would have scored 4 stars however the rechargeable batteries that came with it are rubbish. Poor quality. Don't hold their charge when not in use and don't last anywhere near as long as other rechargeable batteries that i have. For this price you would expect much better quality batteries.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apple Battery Charger

    • Written by from Branchport

    This thing deserves 5 stars across the board. I was buying batteries for my magic mouse constantly because they would be dead in a week and a half. I do a great deal of Photoshop work and on my iMac all day long constantly. I decided to buy this charger. Not only does it come with 6 batteries it holds the charge immensely! I am going on week 3 and still at 93% life left on my first charge! If this were those expensive batteries I have been buying I would be replacing weekly! Another note. I noticed store bought batteries are not really gauged correctly as far as life is concerned if you look to see how much life is left. One day it will say 90% and the next day it will say you have 5% left. This charger & batteries seems to gauge the life left correctly. I wish I had bought this sooner as I could have saved a great deal of $$$$..For $29.00 this was a great buy!!! Happy I bought it for sure!!!

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Will not hold a charge any longer

    • Written by from SAN BRUNO

    Like others, I bought the batteries on the representation that they had a 10 year life. It has only been 2-3 years, and for quite some time they hold a charge only for a few days. Now it is about 2 days. This product was a rip off. Over promised, over priced, under delivered.

    4 of 4 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Poor quality

    • Written by from North Attleboro

    IPhone 5 phone chargers are the WORST. I'm on my 5th phone charger which is ridiculous... and the chargers are over priced.. $19? 19x5= 95 dollars wasted on phone chargers... I'm considering switching to Andriod because i'm so sick of having to throw money away at over priced phone chargers that keep breaking!!!

    1 of 31 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Great charger and batteries

    • Written by from Chichester

    Its such a small unit, its neat and unobtrusive so I don't mind leaving it in the wall socket. The batteries show 100% after a full charge, like others have mentioned leave the batteries till the green light goes off before you use them. Brilliant product what more can I say.

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Does its job

    • Written by from Summer Hill

    Charges batteries, tells if you there's an issue - perfect. Had mine for years and still going strong!

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Every owner of the magic mouse should have this!

    • Written by from CORDEAUX HEIGHTS

    I have had a magic mouse for over a year now, and i love it, but i also found it incredibly frustrating because it would disconnect randomly, only resolving if the batteries were taken out and put back in, or replaced entirely. I tried all the tricks foil, paper etc and it was also using a lot of batteries.

    Since purchasing the apple battery charger i have had no problems whatsoever!!!. I am extremely happy. These batteries also seem to last longer than the one use batteries.

    The design is sleek and I always have a pair of batteries ready when needed.

    It would however be great if apple offered packs of the rechargeable batteries alone, as i have many apple products and I have also used them as last resort in a game remote and was happy with the results there too.

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  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Not holding a charge

    • Written by from Cheyenne

    I have two of these packs and can't get any of the 12 batteries to hold a charge for longer than 2 days after a full recharge. The chargers' lights seem to work ok as intended, just the batteries are draining extremely fast. Doesn't matter if they are in the keyboard or mouse, or sitting in a drawer, I get two days worth per "full" charge. Frustrating.

    1 of 1 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    WAY better than energizers...

    • Written by from Woodland Hills

    I've been using Energizer rechargables and the thing I always noticed was that once they were charged, if you leave them on the charger it continues to over cook the batts, causing long term damage and shortened life. This apple charger is "smart", when they're charged, it shuts off! When you come back hours later, the batts are nice and cool.

    Thanks Apple!

    4 of 5 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Dead After Three Years

    • Written by from Santa Rosa

    No longer works. Solid amber light all the time.

    This product should last longer than 3 years. What a waste of plastic.

    4 of 8 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Mediocre

    • Written by from Portland

    Very disappointing performance. Once batteries are "fully charged" they last less than a few days in cordless mouse or keyboard.

    8 of 9 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    I like it and its nice design

    • Written by from Nottingham

    Good, shiny white and easy to use. It is well-priced as well as it comes with 6 Rechargeable batteries. I recommend it specially if you have a baby with many battery operated toys like the ones of V-Tech. :)