The battery is not charged at shipment. Before use, charge the battery in the supplied battery charger.
Place the battery in the charger.
Place the battery in the supplied battery charger as shown.
The supplied AC cord is for use exclusively with the supplied battery charger. Do not use the supplied charger with other cords or the supplied cord with other devices.
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:
|Charging indicator||Battery status||Action|
|Off||Battery not inserted.||Insert the battery.|
|Battery fully charged.||Remove the battery.|
|Blinks||Battery fault.||Unplug the charger and remove the battery.|
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.
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 to camera Micro USB (Micro-B) connector
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 will not charge while the camera is on.
The indicator lamp shows battery charge status as follows:
|Indicator lamp||Battery status|