A device intended to replenish the charge in a rechargeable battery. A battery charger connects to the mains at the power input and connects to the battery at the output. The charger may be comprised of multiple components, in more than one enclosure, and may be fully or partially contained in the Battery Operated End-use Product.
Battery Charger Type
|List Options||Option Definition||Unit of Measure|
|A la carte||A battery charger that is individually packaged without batteries. Batteries that the a la carte charger is designed to charge should be listed on the packaging, battery, and/or in printed or electronic user information materials. A la carte chargers may have multi-voltage or multi-port capability.||None|
|Stand alone||A battery charger that, by design, charges separable batteries that are disconnected from the Battery Operated End-use Product.||None|
|Multi port||A battery charger that, by design, is capable of simultaneously charging two or more batteries. Multi-port chargers may have multi-voltage capability.||None|
|Multi voltage||A battery charger that, by design, may charge a variety of batteries that have different Nominal Battery Voltages.||None|
|Battery charging system||A combination of a Battery Charger and a detachable or integral Battery that is designed to power a Battery Operated End-use Product.||None|
|Batch||A multi-port charger, such as a universal AA battery charger, that charges batteries in batches (i.e., groups of batteries charged in series). For the purposes of this specification, each of these batches shall be treated as a discrete battery pack.1||None|
|Not applicable||Not applicable||None|
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