Attaching and charging the battery pack DC10 and DC20 DVD camcorders

Article ID: ART154056 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Attaching and charging the battery pack DC10 and DC20 DVD camcorders


The camcorder can be powered by a battery pack or be connected to a household power outlet. Charge the battery pack before use.

Attaching and Charging the Battery Pack

  1. Turn off the camcorder.
  2. Attach the battery pack to the camcorder.
    - Open the LCD panel.
    - Slide in the connector end of the battery in the direction of the arrow and press it gently until it clicks.
  3. Connect the power cord to the adapter.
  4. Plug the power cord into a power outlet.
  5. Open the terminal cover and connect the power adapter to the camcorder's DC IN terminal.
    The charge indicator starts flashing. The indicator will stay on when charging is complete.

Once the battery is fully charged:

  1. Disconnect the power adapter from the camcorder.
  2. Unplug the power cord from the power outlet and the adapter.

To remove the battery pack:

Hold the <BATT.> button pressed down to release it, and pull out the battery from the ridge on its bottom part.

Charging, Recording and Playback Times with the BP-208 Battery Pack

The charging time of the BP-208 battery pack is 160 min.

The following recording and playback times are approximate and vary according to the charging, recording or playback conditions.


Max. Recording Time

Typical Recording Time*


85 min.

45 min.



80 min.

45 min.


75 min.

40 min.

*Approximate times for recording with repeated operations such as start/stop, zooming, power on/off.



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