Article ID : 00006892 / Last Modified : 07/18/2011

Can the battery be charged overseas?

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If the label on the AC adapter or battery charger [FIG. 1]  lists AC IN as 110-240V 50/60Hz , then it can be used worldwide. Otherwise, it should not be used in countries that use a different electrical voltage than what is used in the United States.

WARNING: There is a risk of personal injury. Do not use the AC adapter or battery charger with voltage higher than is specified on the label. Doing so could cause a fire or electric shock.

WARNING: There is a risk of hardware damage. The AC adapter or battery charger may be damaged if used with voltage higher than is specified on the label.

NOTE: An AC plug adapter may be necessary to connect the AC adapter or battery charger to the wall outlet in a foreign country. Sony does not manufacture AC plug adapters. Check with an electronics dealer in your area for assistance in locating an AC plug adapter.