Battery pack charging time

Article ID: ART133549 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Battery pack charging time


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

BP-709 (supplied)BP-718 (optional)BP-727 (optional)
Using the camcorder170 min310 min.450 min.
Using the CG-700 Battery Charger (optional)130 min.220 min.315 min.


  • When you use optional 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.
  • Optional battery packs for this camcorder can display the remaining battery time. The first time you use an optional 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 deg C and 30 deg C (50 deg F and 86 deg F). If either the ambient temperature or the battery pack?????????s temperature is outside the range of approx. 0 deg C to 40 deg C (32 deg F to 104 deg F), charging will not start.
  • If the ambient temperature or the battery pack's temperature is low, charging may take longer than usual.
  • 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 ON/OFF (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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