Additional Reference Manual
Charging the Battery Pack(BN-V856U)
Use the provided AC Power Adapter/Charger to charge the battery pack. The Battery Pack is rechargeable
even if it is not completely depleted.
For details on operation, refer to the notes on page 10 in the camcorder's instructions.
To AC outlet
Charger indicator 1
Charger indicator 2
SUPPLY POWER TO CHARGER
Plug the AC Power Adapter/Charger's power
cord in to an AC outlet. The power lamp
ATTACH THE BATTERY PACK
Attach while making sure the
are facing down and aligned with the
corresponding marks on the AC Power
• The Charger Indicator 1 begins blinking to
indicate charging has started. (Charger
indicator 2 does not blink.)
• When blinking of the Charger indicator 1
stops blinking and remains lit, charging is
• Charging time is approximately 6 hrs. 30
min. (When the Battery Pack is completely
AC Power Adapter/
DETACH THE BATTERY PACK
Slide the battery in the direction of the
arrow and lift off.
•When charging is finished, unplug the
Power cord from an AC outlet.
Using the Battery Pack (BN-V856U)
Using the Battery Pouch
•Using the provided Battery Pouch, you can carry the Battery Pack (BN-V856U) on your waist or
•Use the provided DC cord only.
PACKING THE DC CORD
INSERT THE BATTERY PACK
Approximate recording time
LCD monitor off/Viewfinder on
approx. 6 hrs.
LCD monitor on/Viewfinder off
approx. 5 hrs.
CONNECT THE DC CORD
SHOOTING WITH THE BATTERY
PACK HUNG FROM THE WAIST