Charging the Batteries
For reasons of safety, the battery is not charged at shipment. The camera will not function if the battery is not charged; be sure to charge the battery before use. Before charging the battery, turn the camera off.
The camera is supplied with NP-T125 batteries.
Charging takes about 140 minutes.
Connect the plug adapter.
The plug adapter supplied with the camera varies with the country or region of purchase; use the adapter appropriate to your country or region as described in the enclosed notice.
Place the battery in the charger.
Insert the battery in the orientation shown by the arrow.
Plug the charger in.
Plug the charger into an indoor power outlet. The charging indicator will light.
Charge the battery.
Remove the battery when charging is complete.
The Charging Indicator
The charging indicator shows battery charge status as follows:
|Battery not inserted.
|Insert the battery.
|Battery fully charged.
|Remove the battery.
|Unplug the charger and remove the battery.
The supplied charger is compatible with power supplies of 100 to 240 volts (a plug adapter may be needed for overseas use).
Do not affix labels 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 “For Your Safety”.
Use only genuine Fujifilm rechargeable batteries designated for use in this camera. 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.
If the battery fails to hold a charge, it has reached the end of its charging life and must be replaced.
Unplug the charger when it is not in use.
Remove dirt from the battery terminals with a clean, dry cloth. Failure to observe this precaution could prevent the battery from charging.
Note that charging times increase at low or high temperatures.
Charging via AC Adapter
The battery inserted in the camera will also charge when the camera is powered by an optional AC‑15V AC adapter. Charging takes about 120 minutes.
Battery charge status is shown by battery status icons when the camera is on (playback mode) and by the two lamps designated as “indicator lamp 2” when the camera is off. The left lamp shows the status of battery in chamber “L”, the right lamp that of the battery in chamber “R”.
|Battery status icon
|Indicator lamp 2
Charging times may increase if the camera is left on during charging.
The camera will display a “power supply” icon when powered via an AC-15V AC adapter.
Charging via Computer
The batteries also charge if the camera is connected to a computer. Turn the camera off, insert the batteries, and connect a USB cable.
Battery status is shown by indicator lamp 2.
|Indicator lamp 2
Connect the camera directly to the computer; do not use a USB hub or keyboard.
Charging stops if the computer enters sleep mode. To resume charging, activate the computer and disconnect and reconnect the USB cable.
Charging may not be supported depending on the model of computer, computer settings, and the computer’s current state.
The battery takes about 400 minutes to charge with a charging input of 5 V/500 mA.
If the camera is turned on during charging, charging will end and the USB connection will instead be used to power the camera. The battery level will begin to gradually decline.
The camera will display a “power supply” icon when powered via USB.