Canon LEGRIA HV40 Instruction Manual

Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started 

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Preparations

Getting Started

Charging the Battery Pack

The camcorder can be powered with a 
battery pack or directly using the compact 
power adapter. Charge the battery pack 
before use.

1

Connect the power cord to the 
compact power adapter.

2

Plug the power cord into a power 
outlet.

3

Connect the compact power adapter 
to the camcorder’s DC IN terminal.

4

Attach the battery pack to the 
camcorder.

Press the battery pack softly into the 
battery attachment unit and slide it up 
until it clicks in place.

5

Charging will start when the 
camcorder is turned off.
• The CHARGE indicator starts 
flashing. The indicator will go out when 
the battery pack is fully charged.
• You can also use the compact power 
adapter without attaching a battery 
pack.
• When the compact power adapter is 
connected, even if a battery is 
attached its power will not be 
consumed.

O

NCE

 

THE

 

BATTERY

 

PACK

 

IS

 

FULLY

 

CHARGED

1

Disconnect the compact power 
adapter from the camcorder.

2

Unplug the power cord from the 
power outlet and the compact 
power adapter.

T

O

 

REMOVE

 

THE

 

BATTERY

 

PACK

 

Slide 

 in the 

direction of the arrow and hold it 
pressed down. Slide the battery pack 
down and then pull it out.

IMPORTANT

  You may hear some noise from the compact 
power adapter during use. This is not a 
malfunction.
  We recommend charging the battery pack in 
temperatures between 10 °C and 30 °C. 
Outside the temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C, 
the charging will not start. 
  Do not connect to the camcorder’s DC IN 
terminal or to the compact power adapter any 
electrical equipment that is not expressly 
recommended for use with this camcorder.

Getting Started

CHARGE
indicator

Remove the battery 
terminal cover 
before attaching the 
battery pack

BATTERY 
RELEASE switch

BATTERY RELEASE