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Q5 Are there times when charging cannot be performed while the camera is connected to a computer with the camera's USB cable?
A5 It depends on the camera's current operational status. Check the camera's back lamp to determine the operational status as described below.

• Lit red
  Charging is being performed normally.

• Lit Amber
  Charging being performed in USB data communication mode (camera turned on).

• Unlit
  Charging is complete. Further charging is not required.

• Lit green
  Charging in USB data communication mode (camera is turned on) is complete.

• Flashing Red
- Ambient temperature or the temperature of the battery may be either too high or too low.
  Unplug the USB cable from the camera and wait for a while until the camera is within the temperature 
  range of 10°C to 35°C  (50°F to 95°F), and then try charging again.
- Try Connecting directly to a USB port what supplies a current of 500mA.
  Depending on the setup of your computer, you may not be able to charge the camera's battery over a 
  USB connection.
  For detiails about the power supply capacity of computer's USB port, contact the manufacture of the 

- A battery that has not been used for a long time can cause charging to take longer than normal.
  In this case, disconnect and then reconnect the USB cable to resume charging.
- Possible temperature and/or battery abnormality.

 * Depending on the setup of your computer, you may not be able to charge the camera's battery over a 
    USB connection.
    If this happens, use of the USB-AC adaptor that comes with the camera is recommended. 
   Charging time when using the USB-AC adaptor is approximately 240 minutes.

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