Using ac power (dc in power), If the battery charge remaining becomes low – Sony PMW-F3K User Manual
charge level and usage time remaining are
displayed on the LCD monitor/viewfinder screen.
The camcorder indicates the remaining usage
time in minutes by calculating the available time
with the battery pack if operation is continued at
the current rate of power consumption.
The operating time on a battery pack depends on
the condition (new or old) of the battery pack and
the ambient temperature.
To check in power-off status
Information on the mounted battery pack
(BATTERY INFO) is displayed on the LCD
monitor screen when you hold the DISPLAY/
BATT INFO button pressed even if the
camcorder is off.
The BATTERY INFO display goes off after 5
If the battery charge remaining becomes
If the battery charge remaining decreases to a
certain level during operation (Low BATT
status), a low-battery message, flashing of the
tally lamps, and a beep sound will warn you.
If the remaining further decreases to a level at
which operation cannot be continued (BATT
Empty status), a battery-empty message appears.
Temporarily set the power switch to OFF and
connect a power source via the DC IN connector
or replace the battery pack with one that is fully
To change the message levels
The Low BATT level is set to 10% of full charge,
and the BATT Empty level is set to 3% of full
charge at the factory. These settings can be
changed with “Battery Alarm” (page 124) of the
The camcorder can be operated on AC power by
using an AC-DN10 AC Adaptor (optional) with a
CCDD-X2 DC Cable (optional).
100% to 91%
90% to 71%
70% to 51%
50% to 31%
30% to 11%
10% to 0%
STBY S&Q REC
Using AC Power (DC IN Power)
BATTERY I NFO
0% 50% 100%
Remaining Ti me : 20m i n
DISPLAY/BATT INFO button