Can be used by itself or with lights inside. Only the top turns. Will support up to 12 lbs. Choose from 1 RPM or 2.5 RPM approximate turning speeds. Power using 4 x AA batteries (sold separately) or the included 6V DC adapter. With battery operation, you can turn displays, table centerpieces, ornamental objects, vases, floral arrangements, cakes, ice sculptures and other objects without a troublesome electrical cord. The Turning Base System will rotate plants so they receive even sunlight! A timer, which can be found in most hardware stores can be added when using the adapter. Measures 8" Diameter x 3" High.