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The NP-FH70 H-Series battery pack is designed to provide long-lasting power for select Sony camcorders. Carry a spare in your camcorder bag, and enjoy hours of continuous recording time.

InfoLithium batteries include a built-in microprocessor that communicates with compatible camcorders and allows them to display the minutes of remaining battery time in the corner of your viewfinder or color LCD screen. This handy system takes the guesswork out of figuring out when to change batteries.

Note: Actual battery life depends on a number of factors, including camcorder model, selected recording options, and temperature.

Product Highlights:

  • H Series
  • compatible with select Sony camcorders
  • rated at 6.8V/1800mAh
  • 1-5/16"W x 1-5/16"H x 1-13/16"D
  • weight: 3.4 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year parts, 90 days labor
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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  • NP-FH70 Rechargeable Lithium-ion "H-series" battery pack (6.8 volts/12.2 Wh/1800 mAh)
  • Warranty sheet
  • Instructions (in packaging)

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InfoLithium: All Sony InfoLithium batteries incorporate an IC chip that communicates with the camcorder to provide the amount of time remaining on the battery. This feature is known as the Accu-Power meter and the battery time remaining is displayed in the viewfinder or LCD.

Lithium-Ion: Lithium-ion batteries provide superior ease of use and recording time when compared to Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) batteries. Unlike Ni-Cad batteries, you can recharge them at any time without developing any memory effect.

ActiForce: ActiForce is a new generation power system, which gives you better battery capacity, boost charge, and speed and accuracy of battery time remaining calculations, compared with the InfoLithium "P-series" batteries.

Compatibility: The NP-FH70 can be used with select Sony HandyCam camcorders with "H-Series" battery packs. It is also compatible with camcorders that use the "P-Series" InfoLithium batteries.

Charging: The NP-FH70 can be charged by the AC-VQH10 battery charger (item #158ACVQH10). When charged for 10 minutes, you can expect approximately 65 minutes of recording time. The battery can also be charged by the BC-TRP (158BCTRP) charger. Charging times for this battery are as follows:

Charger Normal Charge Full Charge
AC-VQH10 60 minutes 120 minutes
BC-TRP 295 minutes 355 minutes



  • Maximum Output Voltage: 8.4 Volts DC
  • Mean Output Voltage: 6.8 Volts DC
  • Capacity: 12.2 Wh (1800 mAh)
  • Operating Temperature: 32°-104° F
  • Weight: 3.4 ounces

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