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Preparing the Battery (continued)
Removing the Battery
Reverse the procedure for “Loading the Battery” and remove the battery.
• When removing the battery, take care not to drop it by mistake.
• Store batteries with the electrode cover attached.
Charging the Battery
When you use the battery for the first time or when the battery has not been used for a long time, be sure to charge
the battery before use. The following describes how to charge the battery in the camera body.
Set the mode dial to [ ].
Connect the AC adapter to the camera and to the power outlet.
Connecting the AC Adapter
While the battery is being charged, the viewfinder LED turns red. When the battery is fully charged, the
LED turns green.
Generally, it takes about five hours to fully charge the battery.
• If the viewfinder LED blinks red after eight hours have passed since charging started, the battery is
probably malfunctioning. Remove the battery from the camera body and stop charging. Replace the
battery with a new one.