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Charging the Battery Pack

Charge the battery pack immediately after purchase and when the remaining battery power is low.
The battery pack is not charged at the time of purchase.

Attach the battery pack.

Attaching the battery pack

Align the top of the battery with this unit, and slide in until the battery clicks into place.

Connect the AC adapter to the DC terminal.

Connecting AC adapter

Plug in the power.

Connecting the AC power

The charging lamp blinks when charging is in progress.
It goes out when charging is finished.


  • If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and performance can not be guaranteed.
  • Charging time: Approx. 2 h 30 m (using supplied battery pack)
    The charging time is when the unit is used at 25°C.
    If the battery pack is charged outside the room temperature range of 10°C - 35°C, charging may take a longer time or it may not start. The recordable and playable time may also be shortened under some usage conditions such as at low temperature.

Rechargeable Batteries

  • When using the battery in a low temperature environment (10°C (50°F) or below), the operating time may be shortened, or it may not function properly. When using this unit outdoors in the winter weather, warm the battery, such as by placing it in the pocket, before attaching it.
    (Keep away from direct contact with a warm pack.)
  • Do not expose the battery to excessive heat, such as direct sunlight or fire.
  • If the battery pack is not to be used for a long time, use up the charge completely and detach it from this unit to prevent deterioration.
  • After removing the battery, store it in a dry place between 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F).
  • Battery deterioration occurs when a battery pack is charged repeatedly.
    Replace the battery pack with a new one.


  • You can connect this unit to the AC adapter to record for long hours indoors.
    (Battery charging begins when the LCD monitor is closed.)
  • Please do not pull or bend the AC adapter plug and cable. This may damage the AC adapter.

Detaching the Battery Pack

Detaching the battery pack

Slide the battery release lever to detach the battery from this unit.


Approximate Battery Charging Time

Battery Pack Charging Time Actual Recording Time* Continuous Recording Time*

2 h 30 m

50 m

1 h 30 m


3 h 30 m

1 h 15 m

2 h 15 m


6 h 10 m

2 h 15 m

4 h 5 m

* The above are values when “LCD BACKLIGHT” is set to “STANDARD”.

When the battery life is reached, the recording time becomes shorter even if the battery pack is fully charged.
(Replace the battery pack with a new one.)