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Power Charger

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Nickel-Metal Hydride Ballery
1-4 balleries
Do not drop. place heavy weight on, or allow strong impact to the charger.
Do not disassemble or reassemble the charger.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. INH -AA (2700 mAh) Approx. 8 hours
Children should only use the charger under adult supervision.
DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC Cycle Energy Operating Temperature' 32°F - 95°F (O"C - 35°C). To optimize charging capaCity, charge the
INH·AA (2500 mAh) batteries in temperatures between 50"F . 86°F (lOOC - 30°C).
SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUTIONS. High Capacity Approx. 7 hours
INH-AAA (900 mAh) Do not expose the charger to direct sunlight or water.
For connection to a supply not in the U.S.A., usc an attachment plug adaptor of the proper
configuration for the power outlet, if needed. The above time is an approximation in temperature conditions ranging from 50°F _ 86°F (lOOe Keep away from high temperatures or humidity.
- 30°C). Charging time will vary depending on the charging conditions and remaining capacity While in use. do not cover the charger with materials such as blankets.
Sony Power Charger of the rechargeable battery.
You have just purchased the Sony Power Charger, the battery charger that will provide your Instructions for the Ni-MH rechargeable batteries
The balleries are now ready for use. Unplug the charger from the AC outlet and The contact surface of the batteries and the charger must always be kept clean.
batteries with outstanding power and performance for your electronic devices. Sony's Power
remove the balleries from the charger. The standard Ni-MH batteries (with Green Cycle Energy logo) are not charged. It is necessary
Charger has the following features:
Leading Features to charge the batteries before using them for the first time.
Notes
1: Voltage monitoring function Do not mix batteries of different capacity, type, or brand.
If the LED indicator does not turn on, please refer to the troubleshooting chart.
2, Safety timer Do not use batteries which are charged at different times. Always keep rechargeable batteries
• The batteries must be inserted before the charger is plugged into the outlet.
3: Detection of non-rechargeable batteries together as a set. Replace the whole set.
• The batteries should never be stored in the charger when not being charged.
Worldwide Voltage AC 100 V - 240 V Do not mix old batteries with new ones.

Please read the folloWing instructions carefully before use. Troubleshooting Do not expose the batteries to water.
Do not heat the batteries or dispose of them in fire.
The Sony Power Charger should be used only with Sony AA or AAA size Ni-MH batteries that LED
Possible Cause Solution Do not tear off the jacket label.
are marked "rechargeable:' Indicator
Do not disassemble or reassemble the batteries.
Blinking The life of the rechargeable Insert a new rechargeable battery.
Partsla) battery has expired.
Do not short-circuit the batteries. To avoid short·circuiting, keep the batteries away from all
[I] LED indicator [Z] Compartment metal objects (e.g. coins. hair-pins, keys. etc.).
Charging incorrect types of Charge only Ni~MH rechargeable batteries.
How to insert and charge the rechargeable batteries 1m) batteries.
If the batteries are stored without use, either partially charged or fully discharged for 6 months
1 Insert the Sony AA or AAA size Ni-MH rechargeable balleries into the charger, or longer, they may require several cycles of charging and discharging in order to attain their
Does Rechargeable battery is not Insert Ni-MH rechargeable baltery properly.
ensuring proper alignment of the + and - terminals. original charge capacity.
not inserted properly. Align + and - terminals.
Any combination of AA and AAA rechargeable balleries is possible. turn on Contact surface of rechargeable Clean the + and - terminal of the rechargeable Specifications
AA: 1 - 4 balleries AAA: 1 - 4 balleries battery may not be clean. battery and charger with a dry cloth. Outlet input voltage: AC 100 V - 240 V
The charger then can be plugged into the proper AC outlet (standard 100 V - Contact surface of the plug Clean the plug with a dry cloth. Input frequency, 50/60 Hz
240 V). may not be good. Try another AC outlet. Charging output: DC 1.2 V, 360 rnA (AA) X 4,140 rnA (AAA) X 4
The orange LED indicator will light up 10 signal that the charging process has begun. Operating temperature: 32°F - 95°F (O"C - 35°C)
Contact your Sony Service Representative in case you have further questions. Dimensions: 65 X 105 X 28 mm
The LED indicator will turn off when the balteries are fully charged.
2 sl, X 4 11, X I lis inches (W/LlH)
Please refer to the chart below for charging times. WARNING Weight 100 g I 3.5 oz (batteries not included)
This power unit is intended to be correctly oriented in a vertical or floor mount position. Use only Sony AA or AAA size Ni·MH rechargeable batteries.
Charging Time Never charge other types of batteries, such as Alkaline or Carbon Zinc as this may cause
Customer Service
them to become hot, leak or rupture. causing personal injury or property damage.
BallryType Phone' (956) 795-4552 U.S.A.
1-4 balleries The charger and batteries may become hot when charging. This is normal. Use caution
Nickel-Metal Hydride Ballery e-mail: snl.service@am.sony.com
when handling.
lNH-AA (2100 mAh) INTERNET http.llwww.sony.com/battery
Cycle Energy Approx. 7 hours Use the charger properly to avoid electric shock.
INH-AAA (800 mAh) Customer Service in Canada
Multi-Usc CAUTION
INH-AA (1000 mAh) Approx. 3 hours Phone: 1-(877)-899-7669
The battery charger is for indoor use only. Never expose the charger to rain or snow.
The charger should De disconnected from the outlet when the charging process is complete
or when the charger is not in use.
For USA and Canada only
RECYCLING NICKEL METAL HYDRIDE BATTERIES
Nickel Metal Hydride batteries are recyclable.
You can help preserve our environment by returning your used
rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest you.
For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call
toll free 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/
Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Nickel Metal Hydride batteries.

Limited Warranty
Sony Electronics Inc. and Sony of Canada Ltd. (in Canada) ("Sony") warrants this product
("Product") against defects in material or workmanship. For one (1) year from the date of original
purchase, Sony will replace the Product at no charge or at Sony's option, refund the purchase price
shown on your receipt. To obtain warranty service in the U.S. or Canada please call the number
listed in this manual for the address to which to send the Product, postage prepaid.
REPLACEMENT OR REFUND OF THIS PRODUCT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS LIMITED
WARRANTY SHALL BE THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY OF THE CONSUMER. SONY SHALL
NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL, CHANGES,
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PRODUCT OR FOR BREACH
OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION ON THIS PRODUCT. EXCEPT
TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS
OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE LIMITED IN
DURATION TO THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY.
Some states/jurisdictions do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty or condition
lasts or exclusions or limitations of consequential or incidental damages, so the above limitations
or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also
have other rights which vary from state to state in the U.S. and Puerto Rico or from province to
province or territory in Canada.

NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class Bdigital
device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable
protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, used
in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can
be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:

- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.


- Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
- Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
- Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.