The Wii Charging Cradle makes it possible to simultaneously charge two Wii Remotes or snakebyte Remote XS controllers. Additionally, two AA or AAA batteries can be charged. A separate display shows if the controller is fully charged. A high quality battery is included in the set, which renders normal batteries useless. The included battery can be charged, if the remote is placed in the charging cradle. Because of the cradle's connection to the Wii's power supply, the batteries can be charged without the Wii being turned on.
InWii.de says (Charging Cradle):
"The best thing about this set is, however, that the Charging Cradle is plugged between the Wii and the power supply. So you do not need to turn on your Wii for battery charging."
"An additional highlight is the charger equipped with LEDs, so it is glowing in a blue light when connected."
"Those of you who need a functional and stylish charger for your Wiimote batteries should get the Charging Cradle from Snakebyte."
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N-Zone says: (Wii Charging Cradle):
"Two Wii remotes can be charged in the chic blue-illuminated holder."
"A practical battery pack is attached to the charger."
"The accessory can also charge AAA or AA batteries without controller, so it replaces all other chargers."
N-Zone 03/09, p. 74
Wii magazine says (Wii Charging Cradle):
"Just another Wii charger", one might think now. But this one deserves a
closer look, due to some quite good improvements. [...] The charger is
installed between the Wii plug and the Wii power cord. Very clever, because
you don't need an extra power socket and the Wii doesn't have to be switched
on while charging."
"Conclusion: The best charging station for Wii yet. Practical and well
Rating: very good 85%
"If you frequently struggle with empty batteries, with the Snakebyte
Charging Cradle a proper solution is offered."
"For about 30 euros you'll get a Charging Cradle which takes its power
directly from the Wii's power connector [...]"
"All in all, the Charging Cradle for 30 euros is, however, a good charger at
a good price."
Planet Nintendo says:
"The Charging Cradle knows how to please. It's small, good to handle and well manufactured and on top of that, looks very nice due to its blue light."
"Furthermore, it's possible to charge common rechargeable batteries, so you don't have to buy a standard charger.