Article ID : 00012584 / Last Modified : 08/16/2015

Is it possible to charge the battery in the camera or camcorder by connecting it to the USB port on a computer?

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The USB connection from a computer cannot be used to recharge a battery in the camera. The supplied AC adaptor or battery charger must be used to charge the battery.

NOTE: For model-specific information about how to charge your camera battery, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the product. Manuals are posted on your model support page.