Charging by connecting to a computer

The battery pack can be charged by connecting the camera to a computer using a micro USB cable.

  1. Turn off the product, and connect to the USB terminal of the computer.

    Charge lamp on the camera (orange)
    Lit: Charging
    Off: Charging finished
    Flashing: Charging error or charging paused temporarily because the camera is not within the proper temperature range

    • Charging time (Full charge): The charging time is approximately 285 min. (when charging by connecting to a computer).
    • The above charging time applies when charging a fully depleted battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). Charging may take longer depending on conditions of use and circumstances.
    • The charge lamp turns off when charging is completed.
    • If the charge lamp lights up and then immediately turns off, the battery pack is fully charged.


  • If the product is connected to a laptop computer that is not connected to a power source, the laptop battery level decreases. Do not leave the product connected to a laptop computer for an extended period of time.
  • Do not turn on/off or restart the computer, or wake the computer from sleep mode when a USB connection has been established between the computer and the camera. Doing so may cause a malfunction. Before turning on/off or restarting the computer, or waking the computer from sleep mode, disconnect the camera from the computer.
  • Proper operation cannot be guaranteed on all types of computers.
  • Charging cannot be guaranteed with a custom-built computer, modified computer, or a computer connected through a USB hub.
  • The camera may not operate correctly when other USB devices are used at the same time.