Manufacturer: Sony
Model: BCTR1
Average User RatingAverage User RatingAverage User Rating: Number of User Reviews: 8

Reviewed by: Jimmyboy from CA on Aug 14, 2004

Experience: 7 Days

Strengths: Small, compact, easy to use, and best of all, no cords.

Weaknesses: take a while to fully charge a empty battery

Summary: I really like this battery charge, it is easy on the go and the plug is hidden with a simple flip out and use. Best of all, no cords involved. This is great for mine Sony DSC-T1 camera spare battery. Instead of using my camera as a charger, I can just use this charger while I take more pictures. So, I don't have to wait for the battery to charge and no camera to use.

Reviewed by: willg1961 from NY on Jan 7, 2005

Experience: 22 Days

Strengths: Well made, compact, charges battery quickly.

Weaknesses: None.

Summary: This is an excellent accessory for my Cyber Shopt P-150. My only complaint is that it wasn't included with the camera. It is essential to have the charger or you'll be stuck plugging in the camera whenever the batteries are low.

Reviewed by: Expidia from NY on Oct 2, 2004


Strengths: Real Small and lightweight. Battery pops in with ease

Weaknesses: Of course Sony should include this with their DSC T1, but does not. But it's a must have accessory.

Summary: This charger is just what I was looking for to go along with my recent Sony DSC T1 purchase. This camera only allows for charging while it's the supplied cradle.
A basic must have accessory package with this camera has to be 1. Extra memory (minimum: 256 memory pro duo, check out Sandisk's) 2. An extra battery (would only buy the Sony OEM Infolithium ) 3. This OEM Sony charger (don't buy a knock off). Allows you to charge your extra battery at the same time you're shooting and not carry the cradle and wires. Saved almost $200 by buying camera and accessories separately and (no tax or shipping) by searching out best deal on Pricegrabber for each item . . . SWEET!

Reviewed by: rimrockj from ND on Mar 21, 2005

Experience: 1 Months

Strengths: small and compact size. easy to carry (you can fold and hide the plug(hook) and flip it out)

Weaknesses: none.

Summary: I have DSC-V3(battery type: NP-FR1) and think that it should come with camera. (even though you can charge battery with camera connecting to the power directly)
However, in case of travel or staying in public space, it's kind of uncomfortable to leave your valuable camera on the open space.
so this charger is a necessary and excellent accessory.
(Lastly, if you carry additional battery, to purchase this item is highly recommended.)

Reviewed by: azmui from AZ on Feb 9, 2005

Experience: 1 Days

Strengths: Portable, compact, easy to use, no cords, genuine Sony product = well made,

Weaknesses: none itself except it'll cost you from $40-$70 depending on where you go buy it from

Summary: This should have came with the DSC-T1 camera, but it didn't so I had to shell out $53.99 + tax at Circuit City online. It's usually $59.99 but I got a web special on it, and I had a gift card to burn. Anyways, I recommend this to anyone who has the DSC-T1 mainly just because you NEED a compact charger for your compact camera. And if your using the AJK-THA active case for the camera, then you don't have to fuss over taking the camera out of the case to charge and then putting it back on. Also, you can use the camera and charge a second battery at once. BEWARE THOUGH !!! THERE ARE CHEAP KNOCK-OFFS OUT THERE THAT ARE BEING SOLD THAT COME IN THE SAME STYLE EXCEPT IT'S NOT CORDLESS MEANING THERE'S A POWER CORD THAT YOU USE TO SEPARATELY ATTACH THE CHARGER TO THE WALL OUTLET. MAKE SURE YOU LOOK AT A PICTURE OF THE CHARGER WHEN YOU SHOP ONLINE.

Reviewed by: nutzilla from CA on Dec 14, 2004

Experience: 5 Days

Strengths: This charger is really convienant. It offers portability and small size for people that travel often its a must have item.

Weaknesses: Price can be a bit high.

Summary: I would reccommend this product to those that can afford it. Its a great travel companion that offers you non-stop power to your digi cam.

Reviewed by: Shlubin21 from AZ on Sep 15, 2004

Experience: 1 Days

Strengths: Great price and small and portable.

Weaknesses: A bit pricy.

Summary: The sony bc-tr1 battery charger is small and portable. You just slide in your battery plug into the wall. I recommend this product to anyone. Great Product.

Reviewed by: Raplon on Aug 22, 2004

Experience: 1 Months

Strengths: Convenience and portability

Weaknesses: None major

Summary: A very convenient way of charging NP-FT1 battery pack. I immediately hided the original cumbersome charger my Sony came with. Easy to take on trips. Charging time appears to be very good two.

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