Battery charger indicator lights mean on the EOS 5D Mark II battery charger.

Article ID: ART104610 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


Battery charger indicator lights mean on the EOS 5D Mark II battery charger.


When you attach the battery securely and insert the prongs or the plug into a power outlet, recharging starts automatically and the charge lamp starts blinking in orange.

It takes about 2.5 hours to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery.

Charge Level Charge Lamp
Color Indicator
0 - 50% Orange Blinks once per second
50 - 75% Blinks twice per second
75% or higher Blinks three times per second
Fully charged Green Lights on


  • The time required to recharge the battery depends on the ambient temperature and battery's charge level.
  • For safety reasons, recharging in low temperatures (5°C - 10°C / 41°F - 50°F) will take a longer time (up to 4 hours).


Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended.

This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack). Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories, although you may request such repairs on a chargeable basis.



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