The Fenix ARE-A4 is a four-channel smart charger, built for different types, and different size, rechargeable batteries. The charger will automatically choose the correct charging mode for each battery type, whether it be Li-ion, Ni-MH or Ni-Cd. The high-definition LCD screen displays charging status and battery levels. Built-in multi-protection guarantees charging safety.
This item works great, I recommend it. It charges faster than my old Xtar unit. I also like the graphic display, very easy to see the charging state and readiness. I *thought* it came with a vehicle charging adapter, but it doesn't, so be aware of that.
I had one of these chargers for years. When it finally died, I bought another one because it's that good. Charges fast and you can see the lights on it, showing the level of charge in "Each" battery. Highly recommend it
Awesome charger, really like being able to see charge voltage and current, works very well
I intended to use this charger in my car as well in my home. But Fenix no longer sells the 12 volt cable for connecting to the car. I thought this would not be difficult. I got the most common car power cable which has a 5.5 mm barrel plug. But the Fenix charger does not use a 5.5 mm connector. Not sure what it is. This is just annoying. The charger works fine, just gets pretty hot when charging four AA batteries. I measured 160 degrees on the charger bottom.