The Recipe Reader comes with a rechargeable battery installed. The battery is charged by the provided AC adapter that says “Channel Well Technology” on the back label. Please note: the USB cord is only used for syncing.
To charge your Recipe Reader, connect the Recipe Reader to the "Channel Well Technology" AC adapter and a confirmed working power outlet. It will take approximately 6 to 8 hours for your Recipe Reader to fully charge. Once charged, the battery indicator in the top right corner of your Recipe Reader's screen will fill with green.