Battery pack charging time (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)

Article ID: ART114395 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Battery pack charging time (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)


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

BP-718 (supplied) BP-727 (optional)
Using the camcorder 335 min.465 min.
Using the CG-700 Battery Charger (optional) 220 min. 315 min.

  • Turn off the camcorder before connecting or disconnecting the compact power adapter. After turning off the camcorder, important data is updated in the memory. Be sure to wait until the green POWER/CHG indicator goes out.
  • Do not connect to the camcorders DC IN terminal or to the compact power adapter any electrical equipment that is not expressly recommended for use with this camcorder.
  • When you need extra battery packs, select one of the following models: BP-718 or BP-727.
  • When you use battery packs bearing the Intelligent System mark, the camcorder will communicate with the battery and display the remaining usage time (accurate to 1 minute). You can only use and charge these battery packs with camcorders and chargers compatible with Intelligent System.
  • You can verify the battery charge status of the battery pack with the [Battery Info] setting of the [Other Settings] menu
  • Battery packs for this camcorder can display the remaining battery time. 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.
  • We recommend charging the battery pack in temperatures between 10 C and 30 C (50 F and 86 F). If either the ambient temperature or the battery packs temperature is outside the range of approx. 0 C to 40 C (32 F to 104 F), charging will not start.
  • The battery pack will be charged only when the camcorder is off.
  • If the power supply was disconnected while charging a battery pack, make sure the POWER/CHG indicator has gone out before restoring the power supply.
  • If remaining battery time is an issue, you can power the camcorder using the compact power adapter so the battery pack will not be consumed.
  • Charged battery packs continue to discharge naturally. Therefore, charge them on the day of use, or the day before, to ensure a full charge.
  • 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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