Introduction

This guide will help the user remove the camera battery if it failed in operation. It is also a prerequisite guide for replacement of internal parts of the camera. Ensure the camera is powered off prior to battery removal.

Image 1/1: Place the camera upside down with the top sitting on a flat surface.
  • Ensure the camera is powered off prior to removal of the battery. The LCD screen will have no information displayed if the camera is properly turned off.

  • Place the camera upside down with the top sitting on a flat surface.

  • Using your fingers, slide the door lock to the unlock position.

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Image 1/1: Remove the battery from the compartment by turning the camera upside down and allow it to slide out.  Be sure to catch the battery as it slides out.
  • Open the battery compartment door.

  • Remove the battery from the compartment by turning the camera upside down and allow it to slide out. Be sure to catch the battery as it slides out.

  • If you are replacing internal camera parts, stop here. If you are replacing the old battery, continue with step 2.

  • Sony recommends the use of an approved battery for maximum performance. The recommended battery model number is NP-FG1.

  • Insert the new battery into the compartment matching the positive battery lead to the positive terminal and the negative battery lead to the negative terminal on the camera.

  • Close and lock the battery door and power the camera up. Ensure to check the battery charge levels and that all functions of the camera work properly.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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