Leapster Explorer Learning Experience Recharger

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Power up your Leapster Explorer handheld to learn anywhere! Fully recharges handheld in 4 hours for on-the-go play and learning. Handheld will operate for approximately 6 to 11 hours when fully charged. Includes recharging base, rechargeable battery pack and AC adapter to plug in and play anytime. Leapster Explorer handheld sold separately

Pricing and Purchase Info

$39.95

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Dimensions:5.5" H × 3" W × 10.5" LShipping weight:1.1 lbs.UPC:708431390508

Appropriate for ages: 4 - 9

Customer Reviews of Leapster Explorer Learning Experience Recharger

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A must have! Our Leapster Explorer GS gets a lot of use and my 4 yr old granddaughter does not sit still near an outlet while playing :-) This recharger is a huge help and I highly recommend it.
Date published: 2015-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product My granddaughter loves her LeapsterGS Explorer but we were going through batteries like crazy. This is a great product. Would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2015-01-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it but I love it but ever couple of months or a year tops I find myself buying another charger, like the charge doesn't last or something. I'm kind mad about that I'm on number 4 right now but other than that I love it .
Date published: 2015-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from must have recharge pack This is a must have! Just plug in when the kids aren't playing, then it's ready to go anytime. A full charge last and last. Usually we get a few days from a full charge.
Date published: 2015-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LeapsterGS™ Explorer™ Recharger Pack Sorry, I can't give you a review, I purchase the charger for my grand-daughter, and it was mailed to her direct from source of purchase. I wanted to save money for my grand-daughter's the mother, being a single mom and all.
Date published: 2015-01-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Battery packs Works great...rechargeable. .my grandsons love it that they don't have to be plugged in anymore when playing the games. I love it that I don't have to keep buying batteries for the games.
Date published: 2014-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful product would recommend to anyone I'm pleased with the battery pack and the learning games
Date published: 2014-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best toy for my 3 and 6 yr old We have had this for 2 years now. I have downloaded plenty of games, music, and my kids' favorite videos (of their favorite character). And I have not run out of room yet. The cartridges are great too but the downloads seem to be cheaper. It's a wonderful game system and very educational. I even have my own profile since you can have up to 3 on the Explorer. The games are great and my son, when he was 2, was able to play a lot of the games. Yet these games are hard enough and fun enough to keep my 6 year old daughter entertained too. Each profile has their age listed so the game can become harder or easier depending on what age you list on their profile. So my daughter can play the same game but play with more difficulty. Best thing I have ever bought them! Now if it altos only teach how to share!!
Date published: 2014-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good value for smallchildren's learning. My grandson loves to play and interact with his Leapster explorer! He has learned so much and improved his speech. Great product!!
Date published: 2013-10-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only way to go! I definitely recommend getting a charger system for any game system. My 2 and 4 year old grandsons know how to place them in the chargers when they aren't using the systems so they are always full for the next time. Replacing batteries is a pain and limits the child. As much as the system is used, it pays for itself.
Date published: 2013-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Addition Perfect addition to any Leapster, perfect because other batteries will die quick - even rechargeable. SO i would recommend this as a addition to any Leapster.
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product I have saved so much money on batteries!!! It holds a charge for a long time and my son keeps his game on for hours at a time it only takes a couple of hours to get a full charge that last for days great product worth every penny :)
Date published: 2013-04-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Life Saver! Definitely a must have, especially if your child is always on their handheld. Just imagine how much it was costing me to replace batteries, times two!
Date published: 2013-03-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth the investment Seems to keep a charge for a few days, charges quickly and the plug is not in the way of game play if needed to be plugged in while playing
Date published: 2013-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE IT They are amazing no more opening the game pure plug charge and go
Date published: 2013-02-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Economical We were going thru batteries like crazy, so this is a great investment. So far the unit holds a long charge when charged with this.
Date published: 2013-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Economical Must Have Accessory I would recommend that all owners of the leapster explorer purchase the rechargable battery pack. It is a significant initial investment however it will pay for itself quickly as an hour or two of charging allows playtime equal to a set of disposable batteries. The rechargeable battery pack is a bit heavier than the disposable kind.
Date published: 2013-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from leapster explorer I love this my two grandchildren are entertained for hours at a time and when I am driving it helps to keep peace between them.
Date published: 2013-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bargain!!!!! This is the way to go if you have an Explorer. Comes with battery pack and adapter which are necessities if you don't want to keep investing in batteries. Also convenient that you can charge battery without having it attached to Explorer, so while battery pack is being charged you can still hook up Explorer to either a back-up battery pack or plug it in the wall until other unit is charged. Now just need to come up with a car adapter for travel! This is definitely worth purchasing in the long run!
Date published: 2013-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great option This charger is perfecft for on the go or travel trips. I was happy to learn there was another option besides regular batteries.
Date published: 2013-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Product Great product. Purchased the Explorer for my 4 year old last Christmas. Didn't think about the charger. After a year of buying batteries, we purchased as a Christmas gift this year - Worth every penny!!! We went Holiday for New Years- and saved so much money (batteries are twice as expensive abroad). Plus the charge lasted our entire flight (airport time included)
Date published: 2013-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great idea The recharger is great! You don't have to keep replacing the batteries all you have to do is charge it up. Definitely worth buying!
Date published: 2013-01-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Spent alot of money. This product should come with the Leapster GS. Or maybe be in bold print with a picture on the front of the box saying "must Have". It has only been two days and I have already gone through 8 energizer aa batteries!!! We all as parents know how much those things cost! Crazy! I was almost going to return this game set along with 3 of the games I had bought for it until I came across this battery pack charger. I hope it works....haven't used it yet.
Date published: 2012-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent value The recharger is the best thing since sliced bread. No more batteries. We have our granddaughter put her Leapster in the charger at night time when she goes to bed. Perfect!
Date published: 2012-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice The best thing to buy if kid plays video games alot
Date published: 2012-12-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Much better than the 4 double a batteries We've had the Leapster Explorer for almost a year and we finally broke down and purchased this charger. MUCH MUCH better than the 4 double a batteries twice a week replacement. Worth it. Don't forget to keep the connections clean on the charger and the explorer.
Date published: 2012-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this charger! This is awesome! No more battery changing! My son places his Explorer on the charger for it to "sleep" or take a "nap" and it is always ready to go.
Date published: 2012-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love the recharger!! I was buying batteries every couple days until i got this. I would recommend getting this for anyone buying a leapster
Date published: 2012-08-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Was in love, now not so much My 4 yo daughter got the Leapster Explorer for Christmas this year. She LOVES it. Unfortunately the batteries were costing us a fortune so we got the charger. Well now 3 months later, like every other reviewer, its not working anymore. The charger just sits and blinks. I have unplugged, replugged, changed everything I can, cleaned the ports with a dry towel or Q-tip NOTHING. It just blinks!!! I am very very upset as my daughter plays with this daily. I will probably by the rechargeable batteries and throw the charging unit away.
Date published: 2012-04-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from LEAPSTER EXPLORER RECHARGER REVIEW I bought the Leapster Explorer (complete with the battery pack, and the recharger) last Dec, 2, 2011 for my 4 year old son. He uses it about 3 times in a week. However, today my son complained that his explorer went off all of a sudden after about 15 minutes of playing with it. I noticed that the recharger's green light was blinking and this is the first time that it happened. The unit was not charging at all. I'm not sure if the quality of the recharger or the battery pack is to be questioned here. It's just disappointing that, as I read from the other reviews, my problem is not an isolated case. Maybe the company should look into what could be done to improve the quality of their products. Over the years, Leapster turned out to be the leader in educational stuff for kids so I'm hopeful that they address the issues posted in the reviews so customers will not end up looking for other brands that will satisfy their money's worth. As for the purpose of making learning fun for kids, i don't have anything but praise. The problem lies in the accessories. What are you (Leapster) going to do about it?
Date published: 2012-03-31
Rated 2 out of 5 by from LOVE THE IDEA OF ON THE GO RECHARGING SHATION IT WAS PLUGGED IN OVER NIGHT AND STILL DOES NOT RECARGE THE UNIT. QUIT WORKING AFTER 3 MONTHS.I GOT THIS FOR MY GRANDSON FOR CHRISTMANS. NOT A GOOD VALUE
Date published: 2012-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dissapointed :( I was reading your reviews and i am not the only one with this problem. I love the whole concept of a charger to save on batteries,reason i bought it. I love it bought it as soon as it came out. But when my daughter recently asked me she wanted to play with it, It wasnt charged even though its always been plugged in.I've tried different outlet so thats not the problem.I tried one last time last night plugged it in the light glows but this morning,NOTHING.
Date published: 2011-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad I bought it! My child absolutely loves her explorer, and my first thoughts were - how much is this going to cost in batteries?! I am so glad i bought the charger! Its simple enough she can plug it in herself and she knows right where it is at all times, and i don't have to worry about the batteries running out - and having to deal with a disappointed kid. The light showing it is connected properly is great so there is no mistake picking it up the next day and not having it charged.
Date published: 2011-11-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Leapster Explorer Recharger Save your money! We, as have many other reviewers, had this product for only a few months. We thought this is the way to go since this machine goes through batteries like there is no tomorrow! But, after only a few months the rechargable battery no longer recharges! Save yourself a headache and go out and buy AA rechargable batteries. We are extremly disappointed with this product!
Date published: 2011-11-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from upset by quality Have only had this product for a few months and my son has rarely played with the Explorer over this time period. My son came across his Explorer yesterday. Went to plug it in and the batteries will no longer recharge. Very disappointed in the quality of this.
Date published: 2011-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Should be included with game. This is a must if you buy the Explorer. My son was using a set of 4 batteries a day, and I really don't let him play very much. I'm not sure why the company didn't include this with the game. The stand is great. Each night my son simply sits his game in the stand and its fully charged(and he can find it). Well worth the money.
Date published: 2011-10-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Why isn't the battery pack available separately? We have two Leapster Explorers. I was very disappointed that I couldn't buy one recharger and two battery packs. Now I'm especially angry because my daughter's battery pack has stopped working all together even though the charger still works fine. We haven't even had the chargers and batteries for more than a few months. If I buy the whole set again, then I'll have three rechargers when I really only need one!
Date published: 2011-07-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from need one per leapster We bought leapsters for both our children this christmas. Also bought a charger, but soon realized that we would need one per leapster as you can't buy the batteries alone. I guess the same thing will happen once the battery begins to die. Took it back and bought a fast charger and 8 rechargeable batteries for the same price.
Date published: 2011-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worth the money Love this idea - green for the environment, lasts a long time and kids learn about using rechargers vs. batteries. Don't like that you can only get one battery pack - as we have two Leapster Explorers and more than one battery recharger would make a great deal of sense! We have spent lots of $$ on the 2 Leapster explorers, games, Leaplets, and the charger station, now we just want and additional charger battery pack. don't see that part available in the shopping area. Otherwise it's a great toy!
Date published: 2011-01-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from goes through batteries like crazy I am disappointed... the grandparents bought it as an 'educational' toy, but there's really nothing other than a few moments of 'more than', 'less than' and matching in the lower levels, and ours seems to be stuck on 'less than'. It goes through batteries like crazy, and I mean brand new 'Duracells' every couple of hours. Our preschool child has had it 5 days (played with about 4 hours a day between him and us checking it out) and the paint is already wearing off the directional pad, the game that came with it constantly has to be rebooted for errors and all the currently earned points are lost--very frustrating, 'connecting' is very slow and you need certain screen resolutions (not great if you only have a netbook!) and it's addictive--have fun trying to take it away from your preschooler.
Date published: 2011-01-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dosent work!!!!! The new battery pack does not hold a charge. I have exchanged the product once already. Will be returning the SECOND one to the store. Would consider returning the Leapster if my daughter didnt love it so. I am very disappointed! We thought this would save us money. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS!
Date published: 2011-01-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from must have the explorer goes through batteries like its oxygen.... must have!
Date published: 2010-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will pay for itself!!! This product will pay for itself in NO TIME! The price of batteries verses the recharger is no comparison! It charges over 300 times, it's defiantly a must have
Date published: 2010-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from chrager This is a must have for your leapster explorer. The batteries do ok but it is even better to not buy batteries all the time. We love having this around to charge up for when we are on the go. It holds charge for a long time, days of play.
Date published: 2010-10-14