The battery is not charged at the time of purchase. Fully charge the battery in the battery charger before using the battery.
It is recommended that you have one extra battery.
It is recommended to perform charging of the batter in a location with ambient temperature of 10 °C to 30 °C (same for the battery temperature).
The supplied AC cable is dedicated for this camera. Do not use with any other device. Also, do not use AC cable from other device on this camera.
The supplied battery charger can simultaneously charge two batteries. Also, it is compatible with the quick charge battery.
To the power outlet
Connect the DC plug of the AC adaptor to the <DC IN 12V> terminal of the battery charger. (Fig. 1)
Connect the AC cable to the AC adaptor. (Fig. 2)
Insert the AC cable all the way in until it stops.
Connect the power plug to the power outlet. (Fig. 2)
Mount the battery to the battery charger. (Fig. 3)
The charging lamp of the side the mounted battery will illuminate, and the charging will start.
Place the battery horizontally along the mark, and slide it.
Once the charging is completed, the <CHARGE1>/<CHARGE2> lamp (charging lamp) will turn off. Slide the battery and remove it.
Standard charging time and recordable time
Battery parts number
Continuous recordable time
7.28 V/5900 mAh
Approx. 3 hours 20 minutes
Approx. 3 hours 20 minutes
7.28 V/8850 mAh
Approx. 4 hours
Approx. 5 hours
7.28 V/11800 mAh
Approx. 4 hours 40 minutes
Approx. 6 hours 40 minutes
7.2 V/5800 mAh
Approx. 5 hours 20 minutes
Approx. 3 hours 10 minutes
The charging time is the time when charged using the supplied battery charger.
The charging time is the time when the operating ambient temperature is 25 °C and operating relative humidity is 60%. At other temperature and humidity the charging time may take longer.
The charging time is the time to charge when the charging capacity of the battery is used up. The charging time or the continuous recordable time differs depending on the use condition such as high or low temperature.
Continuous recordable time is the time when the camera is used fulfilling all of the following conditions. If you use the camera in other conditions, continuous recordable time will shorten.
When the menu settings as the factory settings (when [REC FORMAT] is set to [1080-59.94i/422ALL-I 100M]/[1080-50.00i/422ALL-I 100M]) is set
When the LCD monitor is used and cable is not connected to the external input/output terminal
Checking the remaining battery level
The remaining battery level can be checked with the power status display on the LCD monitor or the indicator on the supplied battery.
Checking the remaining battery level with the LCD monitor
The battery status display will change as → → → → → while the remaining battery level gets lower. It will flash in red when the remaining battery level is zero.
Checking the remaining battery level with the battery
The remaining battery level can be checked with the indicator display by pressing the <CHECK> button on the battery when it is not charging.
The remaining battery level is a rough indication.
The indicator will not illuminate even if the <CHECK> button is pressed when the remaining battery level is zero. Charge the battery.
The progress of the charging is notified by the flashing position of the indicator while the battery is charging.
Once the charging is completed, the indicator turns off.