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La Crosse Technology BC-700/BC-1000

La Crosse BC-700. It’s not terribly expensive, gives you a wide range of options as far as charging (trickle, varying currents, conditioning, etc). Gives readout of total capacity. Can do 1-4 AA or AAA batteries individually. Should I go on? - camhabib

La Crosse Technology BC-1000. It can charge, discharge, refresh (IE restore lost capacity) and test your batteries. It has variable currents for faster or slower charging. Overcharge protection A full LCD display to show what is going on and a battery’s state, making matching batteries easier. And the best, every battery can be operated on independently. Also trickle charges batteries that are ready. IMHO, this isn’t even a close race. - CaptainRon

PowerEx MH-C9000 WizardOne

I’m using the Powerex MH-C9000. Works flawlessly and the LCD display is great. - Chris

Seconded, I’ve got one of these (ordered it after going back and forth reading reviews of this and a few different La Crosse ones). Have been using it with Imedion batteries and it’s been working great. - Zadillo

Nitecore IntelliCharger I4

Good fast charger, has LED’s to tell current charge levels and best of all, charges my important vaporizer batts. - scythe944

Second on Nitecore over the “standard” La Crosse. It does everything and more for 95% of users, it’s way simpler, and cheaper. - Southpaw018

Maha Powerex MH-C808M 8 Cell Multi-Charger

If you have a lot of batteries to charge, and value versatility, it’s hard to beat the Powerex MH-C808M, which will simultaneously charge or condition eight batteries, which can be a mixture of AA, A, C, or D cells. - feedback

Apple Battery Charger

Gizmodo: The charger itself is no slouch either. Apple says it has the lowest vampire draw of any comparable device on the market—meaning it doesn’t suck excess power when it’s plugged in but inactive—and it automatically reduces power draw when its batteries are finished charging.

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