Most Duette and Applause products will take either eight or 12 AA alkaline batteries, depending on order specifics. SkyLift will take either 12 or 16 AA lithium batteries, depending on order specifics. Veritglide will take either 12 or 24 AA alkaline batteries, depending on order specifics.
PowerView Shades are powered by placing AA batteries in series. Like all other products that are powered by batteries in series, it is important to ensure that all batteries are installed in the correct direction to avoid damage to the batteries or the wand. The battery wand itself will have a graphic demonstrating which direction batteries should be placed.