XF and Cinema EOS series battery pack charging procedures and times

Article ID: ART106878 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


XFand Cinema EOS series battery pack charging procedures and times


The charging times given in the following table are approximate and vary according to charging conditions and initial charge of the battery pack.

Battery Pack






Use the CA-930 Compact Power Adapter

110 min.

200 min.

295 min.

245 min.

350 min.


The CHARGE indicator starts flashing and also indicates the battery pack's approximate charge.

  • To charge the battery pack, disconnect the DC cable from the compact power adapter.
  • We recommend charging the battery pack in temperatures between 10o C and 30o C (50o F and 86o F). Outside the temperature range of 0o C to 40o C (32o F to 104o F), charging will not start.
  • 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.


  • If there is a malfunction with the compact power adapter or battery pack, the charge indicator will go out and charging will stop.
  • Charged battery packs continue to discharge naturally. Therefore, charge them on the day of use, or the day before, to ensure a full charge.
  • The first time you use a battery pack, fully charge it and then use the camcorder until the battery pack is completely exhausted. Doing so will ensure that the remaining recording time will be displayed accurately.



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