Charging the Battery
The battery is not charged at shipment. Charge the battery before use.
An NP-W126S rechargeable battery is supplied with the camera.
Turn the camera off for charging.
The camera can be charged via USB. USB charging is available with computers with a manufacturer-approved operating system and USB interface.
Leave the computer on during charging.
The battery will not charge while the camera is on.
Connect the supplied USB cable.
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 5 hours to charge with a charging input of 5 V/500 mA.
- To charge the battery from a household AC power outlet, use a BC-W126S battery charger (available separately).
The indicator lamp shows battery charge status as follows:
|Indicator lamp||Battery status|
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.
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.
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 (aUSB POWER SUPPLY SETTING).
The camera will display an “external power source” icon when powered via USB.