To activate your Rechargeable Remote LED Ice Bucket, first charge it with the A/C adapter provided. 6+ hours plugged in provides a full charge, then you’re free to unplug it & use it for the night! Recharge it every evening EASY & pay yourself back in no time. In case you ever don’t have your remote handy, use the 2 buttons on back to power Ice Bucket on & control its colors. Dimensions (L x W x H): 10.25″ x 14″ x 11.5″ Comes ready to use with rechargeable battery inside + A/C adapter; does not take store-bought batteries.