Sony BC TRP Manuel d'utilisation

Battery charger chargeur de batterie, Bc-trp, Ab c

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Owner’s Record

The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom.
Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer
to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer
regarding this product.

Model No. BC-TRP

Serial No.




Battery charger
Chargeur de Batterie

Operating instructions

Mode d’emploi

© 2004 Sony Corporation Printed in Japan

•The BC-TRP battery charger can only be used to charge a

lithium ion type “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (H series,
P series).

•This unit cannot be used to charge a nickel cadmium

type or nickel metal hydride type battery pack.

•“InfoLITHIUM” H series, P series battery pack has the



•“InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony Corporation.

•Le chargeur de batterie BC-TRP ne peut être utilisé que

pour la recharge de batteries au lithium-ion de type
« InfoLITHIUM » (série H, série P).

•Ce chargeur ne peut pas être utilisé pour charger les

batteries au nickel-cadmium ou aux hydrures
métalliques de nickel.

•Les batteries « InfoLITHIUM » de série H et de série P

portent le repère



•« InfoLITHIUM » est une marque de fabrique de Sony



To reduce fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to
rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

This symbol 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.

This symbol is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.


You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to
operate this equipment.


The graphical symbols with supplemental marking is located on
side surface of the unit.

This power unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a
vertical or floor mount position.


This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital 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, uses, and can radiate
radio frequency energy and, if not installed and 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 to 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


Notes on Use

This unit does not have dust-proof, splash-proof or
waterproof specifications.

Precautions on Use

• Connect the battery charger to an available wall outlet. Even

though the CHARGE lamp of this battery charger is off, it is
not disconnected from the power source. If any trouble occurs
while the unit is in use, unplug the battery charger from the
wall outlet to disconnect the power source.

• This unit cannot be used to charge a nickel cadmium type, or

nickel metal hydride type battery pack.

• Attach the battery pack to the unit firmly when you charge the

battery pack.

• The battery terminal may be damaged if the battery pack is not

attached correctly.

• To protect the battery pack, remove the battery pack from the

unit as soon as the charging is completed.

• Do not apply mechanical shock or drop the unit.
• Keep the unit away from a TV or AM receivers.
In particular, noise from the device may enter a TV or radio if

it is placed nearby.

• Unplug the unit from the wall outlet after use.
• Be sure that nothing metallic comes into contact with the metal

parts of the unit. If it does, a short may occur and the unit may
be damaged.

• The battery pack and battery charger can become warm during

or immediately after recharging.

Where not to place this unit

Regardless of whether this unit is in use or in storage, do not
place it in any of the following locations. Doing so may lead to
• Placing this unit in locations subject to the direct sunlight such

as on dashboards or near heating apparatus may cause this
unit to deform or malfunuction.

• Locations of excessive vibration
• Locations with strong electromagnetism or radiant rays
• Locations with excessive sand

In locations such as the seashore and other sandy areas or
where dust clouds occur, protect the unit from sand and dust.
There is a risk of breakdown.



• Wipe the unit with a soft dry cloth when it is dirty.
• If the unit is very dirty, wipe it using a cloth with a little

neutral solvent added, and then wipe it dry again.

• Do not use thinners, benzine, alcohol, etc., as they will damage

the surface of the unit.

• When you use chemical cleaning clothes, refer to their

instruction manual.

• Using a volatile solvent like an insecticide, or keeping the unit

touching a rubber or vinyl plastic product for a long time may
cause a deterioration or damage to the unit.

To Charge the Battery Pack

Charging by attaching the battery pack to this unit.
1 Attach the battery pack. (See Illustration A)

Align the battery V mark with the charger V mark and insert
the battery in the direction of the arrow until it clicks into

2 Pull the power plug up, and then connect it to a wall

outlet. (See Illustration B)
The CHARGE lamp (orange) will light up and charging will
When the CHARGE lamp goes out, normal charging is
completed (Normal charge).
For a full charge, which allows you to use the battery longer
than usual, leave the battery pack in place for approximately
another one hour (Full charge).
Do not connect the power plug of this unit with the prong of
the plug at the bottom. (See Illustration C)

To remove the battery pack

Slide the battery out in the opposite direction to when it was

Charging time

The following table shows the charging time for a battery pack
that is discharged completely.
“InfoLITHIUM” battery pack H series

“InfoLITHIUM” battery pack P series

• Approximate number of minutes to fully charge an empty

battery pack (Full charging time).

• Numbers in parentheses indicate the time to charge normally

(Normal charging time).

• To ascertain the battery life, refer to the instruction manual of

the digital still camera that you use.

• The charging time may differ depending on the condition of

the battery pack or the temperature of the environment.

• The times shown are for charging an empty battery pack

which has been run down with a video camera etc., using this
unit at an ambient temperature of 25 °C (77 °F).

Charging temperature

The temperature range for charging is 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to
104 °F). However, to provide maximum battery efficiency,
the recommended temperature range when charging is 10 °C
to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F).

To use the battery pack quickly

You can remove the battery pack from the unit and use it even
though the charging is not completed yet. However, the time
that the battery pack can be used differs depending on the
charging time.


• Check if the battery pack is attached to this unit firmly when

the CHARGE lamp does not light.

• When a fully charged battery pack is installed, the CHARGE

lamp will light up once, then go out.

• When charging a battery pack which has not been used for a

long time, it may take longer than usual to charge.

Do not connect the battery charger to a voltage adaptor
(travel converter) for overseas travel. This may result in
overheating or other malfunction.

Battery pack



POWER plug




Warranty for Recorded Content

Contents of the recording cannot be compensated if recording or
playback is not made due to a malfunction of the battery pack,
battery charger, etc.

Battery Pack




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Battery Pack




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Normal charging time