How to recharge the EOS 5D Mark II battery.

Article ID: ART105215 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


How to recharge the EOS 5D Mark II battery.


1. Remove the protective cover.

When you remove the battery from the camera, be sure to reattach the cover to protect it against short circuiting.

2. Attach the battery securely.

To detach the battery, follow the above procedure in reverse.

3.Recharge the battery.

[For LC-E6]

As shown by the arrow, flip out the battery charger's prongs and insert the prongs into a power outlet.

[For LC-E6E]

Connect the power cord to the charger and insert the plug into the power outlet.

  • Recharging starts automatically and the charge lamp blinks in orange.
  • It takes about 2.5 hours to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery at 23°C / 73°F.

Charge Level

Charge Lamp



0 - 50%


Blinks once per second

50 - 75%

Blinks twice per second

75% or higher

Blinks three times per second

Fully charged


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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