Installing the backup battery in a XL1S
Article ID: ART107135 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Installing the backup battery in a XL1S


Installing the Backup Battery

The backup battery (lithium button battery CR2025) allows the camcorder to retain date, time and other camcorder settings while the power source is disconnected. Connect a power source to the camcorder when replacing the backup battery to retain the settings.

  1. Remove the backup battery holder.

  2. Insert the backup battery with the + side facing outward.

  3. Replace the holder.

The backup battery has a life span of about a year. "" flashes in red to inform you that it needs to be replaced.
  • The battery used in this device may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 212oF (100o C) or incinerate the battery.
  • Replace the battery with a CR2025 made by Panasonic, Hitachi Maxell, Sony, Sanyo, or with Duracell DL2025. Use of other batteries may present a risk of fire or explosion.
  • Do not pick up the battery using tweezers or other metal tools as this will cause a short circuit.
  • Wipe the battery with a clean dry cloth to ensure proper contact.
  • Keep the battery out of reach of children. If it is swallowed, seek medical assistance immediately. The battery case may break, and the battery fluids may damage stomach and intestines.
  • Do not disassemble, heat or immerse the battery in water to avoid the risk of explosion.