Procedure for charging the battery PowerShot S410/S500

Article ID: ART160864 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 11/16/2015


Procedure for charging the battery PowerShot S410/S500


Charging the Battery Pack

Use the following procedures to charge the battery pack the first time you use the camera or when the Change the battery pack message displays.

Battery charger model names and types vary by region.

  1. Insert the battery pack all the way into the battery charger as shown and insert the charger' s plug into a power outlet.

  2. Align the battery pack correctly with the arrows on it and the charger.

  3. The charge indicator will light red while the battery pack is charging. It will change to green when the charge is complete.

  4. After charging, unplug the battery charger and remove the battery pack.
To protect the battery pack and prolong its life, do not charge it for longer than 24 hours continuously.
  • Since this is a lithium ion battery pack, you need not completely discharge it before recharging. It can be recharged at any point.
  • It takes approximately 130 minutes to fully charge the battery pack from a fully discharged state (based on Canon's testing standard). Charging it within a temperature range of 5o to 40o C (41o to 104o F) is recommended.
  • Charge times may vary according to the ambient temperature and the battery pack's charge state.
  • You may hear a noise during charging. This is not a malfunction.



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