Thank you for purchasing the JVC AC Power Charger/
Adapter. This unit provides DC power for the JVC
Digital Video Camera from a household AC outlet. It
can be used to recharge the JVC battery pack for
exclusive use with the JVC Digital Video Camera,
and is capable of charging two battery packs
consecutively. To avoid problems and obtain the best
results, please read this instruction booklet carefully
CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK
AC POWER ADAPTER/CHARGER INSTRUCTIONS
Connection to the mains supply in the United
DO NOT cut off the mains plug from this
equipment. If the plug fitted is not suitable for
the power points in your home or the cable is
too short to reach a power point, then obtain an
appropriate safety approved extension lead or
consult your dealer.
BE SURE to replace the fuse only with an
identical approved type, as originally fitted, and
to replace the fuse cover.
If nonetheless the mains plug is cut off ensure to
remove the fuse and dispose of the plug
immediately, to avoid a possible shock hazard by
inadvertent connection to the mains supply.
If this product is not supplied fitted with a mains
plug then follow the instructions given below:
DO NOT make any connection to the Larger
Terminal coded E or Green. The wires in the
mains lead are coloured in accordance with the
Blue to N (Neutral) or Black
Brown to L (Live) or Red
If these colours do not correspond with the
terminal identifications of your plug, connect as
Blue wire to terminal coded N (Neutral) or
Brown wire to terminal coded L (Live) or
If in doubt -- consult a competent electrician.
The rating plate (Serial number plate) is on the
bottom of the unit.
To prevent electric shock, do not open the
cabinet. No user serviceable parts inside. Refer
servicing to qualified service personnel.
As a AC Power Adapter/Charger, the AA-V80EK is
used exclusively with the JVC Digital Video
A WORD ON THE EXCLUSIVE BATTERY PACKS,
The battery packs are lithium-ion.
Give attention to the following to make the most
of their characteristics.
For charging: 10°C to 35°C
For operating: 0°C to 40°C
For storing: 10°C to 30°C
WARNING: NOT FOR USE WITH TOYS.
TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR
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.
· 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 vibrations.
When you are not using this unit for a long period
of time, it is recommended that you disconnect
the power cord from AC outlet.
You can charge one battery pack at a time, or two consecutively.
1 SUPPLY POWER TO CHARGER
Plug the AC Adapter/Charger's power cord into
an AC outlet. The power indicator comes on.
2 ATTACH BATTERY/BATTERIES
Make sure the + marks are facing down and
aligned with the corresponding marks on the AC
· The Charge Indicator (1 or 2) begins blinking
to indicate charging has started.
3 CONFIRM STATUS
When the charger indicator stops blinking but
stays lit, charging is finished.
· If two batteries are attached to the charger,
they will be charged in the order that they
4 DETACH BATTERY/BATTERIES
Slide the battery or batteries in the direction of
the arrow and lift off.
· Remember to unplug the AC Adapter/
Charger's power cord from an AC outlet.
Perform charging where the temperature is between
10° and 30°C. (20°25°C is the ideal temperature
range for charging.) If the environment is too cold,
charging may be incomplete.
To AC outlet
Battery pack BN-V812U
AC Power Adapter/
Charger indicator 2
Charger indicator 1
BATTERY PACK CHARGING TIME
approx. 100 min.*
approx. 200 min.*
* When charged at temperatures between 20° and 25°C.
When charging Battery Packs after a long storage period, charging time will be longer than the
time indicated above.
You can connect the camcorder or its Docking Station directly to an AC outlet using the AA-V80EK
AC Power Adapter/Charger.
DURING USE . . .
The AC Power Adapter/Charger AA-V80EK is specifically designed to charge BN-V812U Battery
When charging a brand new Battery Pack, or one that's been in storage for an extended period,
the Charging Indicator may not come on. In this case, remove the Battery Pack, then reattach
and try charging again.
If you connect the DC Cord to the DC Connector while a Battery Pack is being charged, power
will be supplied to the camcorder and charging will end incomplete.
Vibration noise can sometimes be heard coming from the inside of the AC Power Adapter/
Charger. This is normal.
The AC Power Adapter/Charger processes electricity internally, and will become warm during
use. This is normal. Make sure to use the AC Power Adapter/Charger in well-ventilated areas
AC 110 -- 240 V, 50/60 Hz
DC 7.2 V, 1.2 A (When charging)
DC 6.3 V, 1.8 A (When supplying power)
0 -- 40°C
10 -- 35°C
94 (W) x 36 (H) x 122 (D) mm
Approx. 380 g
When using the camcorder indoors, you can use the
AC Adapter instead of a battery.
1 SUPPLY POWER TO ADAPTER
Plug the AC Adapter/Charger's power cord in to
an AC outlet.
2 SUPPLY POWER TO CAMCORDER
Connect the AC Adapter to the camcorder.
When using the provided DC cord, make sure you
connect the end of the cable with the core filter to
the camcorder. The core filter improves performance
To AC outlet
under this cover
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