Article ID : 00032116 / Last Modified : 09/20/2011

Is it possible to overcharge the camcorder battery?

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When using a stand-alone charger, the battery may be charged overnight without any harm to the battery. If the battery is being charged on a camcorder, then the maximum recommended charge time is 12 hours.

NOTE: Extended periods of charging is not recommended. An electrical malfunction or surge could damage the battery or charging device.