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AC POWER ADAPTER/CHARGER
ADAPTATEUR SECTEUR/CHARGEUR DE BATTERIE
Thank you for purchasing the JVC AA-V15U AC
Power Adapter/Charger. This unit provides DC
power for the JVC Video Camera from a household
AC outlet. It can be used to recharge or discharge
the JVC battery pack for exclusive use with the JVC
Video Camera. To avoid problems and obtain the
best results, please read this instruction booklet
carefully before use.
The rating plate (Serial number plate) is on the
bottom of the unit.
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK MATCH WIDE
BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN
This unit should be used with AC 120V`
, 60 Hz
only in the USA and Canada. In other countries,
this unit should be used with AC 110 240 V`
50/60 Hz only.
To prevent electric shocks and fire hazards, do
NOT use any other power source.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the
product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude
to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the appliance.
USING HOUSEHOLD AC PLUG ADAPTER
In case of connecting the unit's power cord to an
AC wall outlet other than American National
Standard C73 series type use an AC plug adapter,
called a "Siemens Plug", as shown.
For this AC plug adapter, consult your nearest
·If used near a radio, this unit may interfere with
·Prevent inflammables, water and metallic
objects from entering the unit.
·Do not disassemble or modify the unit.
·Do not apply shocks to the unit.
·Do not subject the unit to direct sunlight.
·Avoid using the unit in extremely hot or humid
·Avoid using the unit in places subject to
A WORD ON THE EXCLUSIVE BATTERY PACKS
The battery packs are nickel-cadmium batteries
and nickel-metal hydride batteries.
Give attention to the following to make the most
of their characteristics.
For charging: 10°C to 35°C (50°F - 95°F)
For operating: 0°C to 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
For storing: 10°C to 30°C (14°F to 86°F)
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est
conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK
1 Connect the charger's AC power cord to a
ATTACH BATTERY PACK
2 Align the marks and slide the battery pack
in the direction of the arrow until it locks
·The CHG. indicator begins blinking to
indicate charging has started.
DETACH BATTERY PACK
3 When the CHG. indicator stops blinking
but stays lit, charging is finished. Slide the
battery pack opposite the direction of the
To AC outlet
The AC power adapter features a REFRESH
function that allows you to fully discharge the
battery pack before recharging. Perform the
REFRESH function after no less than 5 chargings.
To discharge the battery . . .
...... attach the battery pack to the adapter as
shown in the above illustration. Then push
REFRESH. The REFRESH indicator lights
when discharging starts, and goes out when
discharging is complete.
The recording time per charge is affected by such factors as the time spent in Record-Standby mode and
the frequency of zooming. It is safer to have spare battery packs.
Charging times are for fully discharged battery pack, and discharging times are for fully charged battery pack.
Charging and discharging times vary according to the ambient temperature and the status of the battery pack.
Remember to set the charge marker after charging a battery pack or after detaching a discharged one from
High temperatures can damage the battery pack, so use only where good ventilation is available. Don't
allow it to discharge in container, such as a bag.
If you stop recharging or discharging part way through, make sure to remove the battery pack before
unplugging the adapter's AC cord.
Remove the battery pack from the adapter immediately after discharging.
To avoid interference with reception, do not use the AC Power Adapter/Charger near a radio.
Make sure you unplug the DC cord before charging or discharging the battery pack.
The CHG. indicator may not light properly with a brand new battery pack, or with one that's been stored
for an extended period. In this case, remove and reattach the battery pack and recharge it. The CHG.
indicator should blink during recharging. If not, contact your nearest JVC dealer.
Perform the REFRESH function after no less than 5 chargings.
While the AC Power Adapter/Charger's power cord is disconnected from the AC outlet, it is possible to
discharge the battery by pressing the REFRESH switch. During that time, the AC Power Adapter/Charger
does not charge the battery. When disharging is complete, detach the battery from the AC Power Adapter/
Charger to store it.
approx. 1 hr. 10 min.
approx. 2 hrs. 10 min.
approx. 2 hrs. 40 min.
approx. 3 hrs. 30 min.
approx. 7 hrs.
approx. 10 hrs.