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[Question] Let me know about the DB-90, rechargeable battery.

This is the lithium-ion rechargeable battery for this camera. It is economical because you can recharge and use it over again. It has long duration, so it will be useful for travelling.

The battery is not fully-charged at purchase. Charge the battery in the BJ-9 battery charger before use.


Charging : Approx. 2 hours (at 25 degrees C)

The battery charging time will vary depending on a battery level. If a battery is exhausted, charging will be completed in 5 hours at 25 decrees C.
    • Use a battery charger, BJ-9 for this camera.
    • If you do not use a camera for a long period, remove the rechargeable battery from the camera.
    • Keep the battery in a cold place.

Storage capacity of shot as a general guide

The battery life will vary depending on the camera unit.

With GR LENS A12 50mm F2.5 MACRO : Approx. 320 pictures
With RICOH LENS S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC : Approx. 410 pictures
With RICOH LENS P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC : Approx. 440 pictures
  • * The data is based on the measurement conditions compliant with the CIPA standard. (Temperature : 23 degrees C, Picture display ON, 50 % flash usage, Turning the power off after each 10 shots.)
  • * The data is just a guide and reference only. If you use a camera for a long time, we would recommend taking a spare battery.

Battery level indication

A battery mark appears at the lower right of the picture display to indicate the battery level. Recharge the battery before it is depleted. The following figures show a guide for your reference.

Battery mark Description
Sufficient battery power 1. Sufficient battery power
Low remaining battery power 2. Low remaining battery power. Recommend preparing new batteries, or recharging the battery.
No remaining battery power 3. No remaining battery power. Replace with a new battery or recharge the battery.

[Note] Use only genuine RICOH rechargeable batteries, DB-90. Please never use other lithium-ion rechargeable batteries.

Safety Precautions

  • Do not disassemble, alter or solder the battery directly to an object.
  • Do not expose the battery to direct hear ot flame, and do not use or store it near a fire or a location, such as an automobile, subject to high temperatures. In addtion, do not immerse or dampen the battery in water, saltwater, or any liquid.
  • Do not puncture the battery any sharp objects, hit it with a hammer or similar device, step on it, drop it or subject it to strong shock.
  • Do not use a battery if it is damaged or deformed.
  • To prevent the battery fluids leak, becomes hot, smoke, explosion, please observe the following.
    • Use only the specified RICOH genuine rechargeable battery.
    • Do not transport or store the battery with metalic ball pens, necklaces, coins or similar metallic items.
    • Do not place the battery in microwave ovens or other high-voltage appliances.
    • If the battery fluids leak, it produces strange smells, it looks discoloration during using or charging, immediately remove it from the vicinity of heat or flame.
  • If the fluids leak from the battery touch the skin, it may cause burn. If you touch the damaged battery, immediately clean with water (never use soap). And if the fluids leak from the battery touch the camera, clean off the fluids from the camera, and then load a new battery.
 
Answer ID: EDXR01050
Date created: December 21, 2009
Date modified: May 7, 2010
Product: GXR (GR LENS A12 50mm F2.5 MACRO), GXR (RICOH LENS S10 24-72mm F2.5-4.4 VC), GXR (RICOH LENS P10 28-300mm F3.5-5.6 VC)
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