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The battery is not charged at shipment.Charge the battery before use. The camera charges the battery internally.

  • The camera uses an NP-95 rechargeable battery.
  • The battery takes about 4 hours 30 minutes to fully charge.
  1. Attach the plug adapter to the AC power adapter.

    Attach the plug adapter as shown, making sure that it is fully inserted and clicks into place on the AC power adapter terminals.

    AC power adapter

    Plug adapter

    The plug adapter is exclusively for use with the supplied AC power adapter. Do not use it with other devices.

  2. Charge the battery.

    Connect the camera to the supplied AC power adapter using the supplied USB cable. Then plug the AC power adapter into an indoor power outlet.

    Be sure the connectors are in the correct orientation and then insert them fully.

Charge status

The battery status icons show battery charge status when the camera is turned on, and the indicator lamp shows it when the camera is turned off .

Battery status icon when camera on Indicator lamp when camera off Battery status
(yellow) On Battery charging.
(green) Off Charging complete.
(red) Blinks Battery fault.
No icon Operating in external power mode.

The camera operates in external power mode if the camera is turned on while the camera is connected to AC power and the battery is inserted.

The battery will not charge while the camera is in the shooting mode.

Remove dirt from the battery terminals with a clean, dry cloth. Failure to observe this precaution could prevent the battery from charging.

Do not affix stickers or other objects to the battery. Failure to observe this precaution could make it impossible to remove the battery from the camera.

Do not short the battery terminals. The battery could overheat.

Read the cautions in “The Battery and Power Supply”.

Use only battery chargers designated for use with the battery. Failure to observe this precaution could result in product malfunction.

Do not remove the labels from the battery or attempt to split or peel the outer casing.

The battery gradually loses its charge when not in use. Charge the battery one or two days before use.

Charging times may increase at very low or very high temperatures.

Charging via a computer

The battery can be charged by connecting the camera to a computer. Connect the supplied USB cable as shown, making sure the connectors are fully inserted.

Connect the camera directly to the computer; do not use a USB hub or keyboard.

If the computer goes into sleep mode while charging, charging will stop. To continue charging, disable sleep mode on the computer, and disconnect and connect the USB cable.

Charging may be impossible depending on computer specifications, settings or conditions.