The battery is not charged at shipment. Turn the camera off and charge the battery before use. The camera charges the battery internally.
An NP-W126S rechargeable battery is supplied with the camera. Charging takes about 210 minutes.
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.
The supplied plug adapter is for use exclusively with the AC‑5VG AC power adapter. Do not use it with other devices. The shape of the plug adapter varies with the country of sale.
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.
Connect the cable to the camera’s Micro USB (Micro-B) connector.
Be sure the connectors are in the correct orientation and then insert them fully.
The indicator lamp shows battery charge status as follows:
|Indicator lamp||Battery status|
The battery will not charge while the camera is on.
Use the AC power adapter with the plug adapter for your country or region.
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 “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. If the battery fails to hold a charge, it has reached the end of its charging life and must be replaced.
Unplug the AC power adapter from the power outlet 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.
Charging times may increase at very low or very high temperatures.
Charging via 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.