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The reliable all-rounder of charging solutions!
The VARTA LCD Universal Charger is able to charge AA/AAA/C/D and 9V NiMH rechargeable batteries. The comprehensive safety features and the sizeable LCD screen indicating the charging level completes the LCD Universal Charger+ to be your reliable all-rounder!


Charging time
4h Charging time
Individual charging channels
Enables you to charge different numbers and combinations of cells
Minus Delta V method
Method which takes advantage of the fact that the cell voltage reduces slightly in a rechargeable battery (- Delta V), as soon as the cell is completely charged
Timer cut-off
A timer switches off after a specified time irrespective of charging status
USB-out function
Charge your mobile devices by using the USB-Out Port
Short Circuit Protection
Defective and short circuited cells will not be charged and will not harm the charger
Bad cell & alkaline detection
Contains criteria for switching off to prevent charging of primary cells, defect cells or cells with reverse polarity
Wrong polarity protection
Protection against reverse cell insertion
3 years guarantee
Global Voltage
Global voltage for worldwide use


  • Charges up to 4 AA, AAA, C, D or 1x 9V – charging time: 4 h*
  • Additional USB output for charging external devices
  • Single slot charging
  • Intelligent charging termination
  • Big and intuitive LCD screen for more convenience
  • Improved sensitivity of bad cell detection
  • Comprehensive safety features: Minus Delta V cut-off, safety timer, short circuit protection, alkaline and bad cell detection
  • Individual design for an exceptional product look
  • AC adapter
  • Global voltage - worldwide use (100-240 V)
  • VARTA brand quality – 3 years guaranteed

* Based on 4 AA 1600 mAh. Performance may vary.


VARTA Type 57688
Cell sizes AAA, AA, C, D, 9V, Device
System to charge Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Cell configurations:
AAA 1 - 4 pieces
AA 1 - 4 pieces
C 1 - 4 pieces
D 1 - 4 pieces
9V 1 piece
Charge currents:
AAA 200 mA ± 10%
AA 450 mA ± 10%
C 450 mA ± 10%
D 450 mA ± 10%
9V 34 mA ±10%
5V USB 2400 mA ± 10%
Mode -Δ V / Timer
Control functions:
Wrong polarity protection Mechanical arrangement
Short circuit protection No current, LCD error
Alkaline and bad cell detection No current, LCD error
AAA AA C D 8 h +/- 10 min