Charging the battery using your computer

  1. Turn off your camcorder and connect the camcorder to a running computer using the Built-in USB Cable ().

: To the wall outlet (wall socket)
  • The CHG (charge) lamp turns on.

  • The CHG (charge) lamp turns off when the battery pack is fully charged. Disconnect Built-in USB Cable from your computer.

To charge the battery from a wall outlet (wall socket) using the Built-in USB Cable

You can charge the battery by connecting the Built-in USB Cable to a wall outlet (wall socket) using an AC-UD10 USB charger/AC Adaptor (sold separately). You cannot use a Sony CP-AH2R, CP-AL, or AC-UP100 portable power supply device (sold separately) to charge the camcorder.

Charging time

Approximate time (min.) required when you fully charge a fully discharged battery pack.

Battery pack
Built-in USB Cable*
(when using your computer)
NP-FV50 (supplied)

  • The charging times shown in the table above are measured when charging the camcorder at a temperature of 25 °C (77 °F). It is recommended that you charge the battery in a temperature range of 10 °C to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F).

* The charging times are measured without using the USB Connection support cable.

To remove the battery pack

Close the LCD screen. Slide the BATT (battery) release lever () and remove the battery pack ().
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