How do I recharge the battery? (EOS 6D)

Article ID: ART137376 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 11/04/2015


How do I recharge the battery? (EOS 6D)


To recharge the battery supplied with your camera, follow the instructions below.
When recharging the battery, also see Precautions for Charging Battery Pack.

1. Remove the protective cover.
After removing the battery from the camera, to prevent short circuiting of the battery contacts, be sure to attach the protective cover to the battery.

2. As shown in the illustration, 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 approx. 2.5 hours to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery at 23 / 73.

Charge LevelCharge Lamp
0 - 50%OrangeBlinks once per second
50 - 75%Blinks twice per second
75% or higherBlinks three times per second
Fully chargedGreenLights on

  • It takes approx. 2.5 hours to fully recharge a completely exhausted battery at room
temperature (23C / 73F). The time required to recharge the battery will vary greatly depending on the ambient temperature and the batterys remaining capacity.
  • For safety reasons, recharging in low temperatures (5C - 10C / 41F - 50F) will take longer (up to approx. 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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