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Canon BP-718

Battery for select Canon camcorders

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Our take on the Canon BP-718

Lithium-ion technology is the foundation behind this intelligent long-lasting battery for select Canon camcorders. The BP-718 resists memory effect: recharge this battery when needed, knowing you'll have uninterrupted power when the situation demands.

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  • BP-718 Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery (3.6V / 1840 mAh)
  • Plastic terminal cover (installed)
  • Safety Instructions and Important Information

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Compatibility: The Canon BP-718 rechargeable Lithium Ion battery is compatible with select Canon Flash Memory digital camcorders, including the HF-M and HF-R series.

Note: Before you use the battery pack for the first time, charge it in advance with your compatible camcorder's battery charger.

Lithium Ion: Unlike Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) batteries, Lithium Ion batteries don't have a "memory effect," which shortens their capacity. They can be partially charged and/or discharged without worry of shortened battery life.

Intelligent System: When using the BP-718 with Canon digital camcorders compatible with the Intelligent System, the camcorder will display the remaining battery charge as a percentage, plus the remaining recording time.

Recommended Operating Temperature: The battery pack's maximum operating temperature range is 32-104°F. The optimal range is 50-86°F. At cold temperatures, performance will temporarily decline.


  • Voltage: 3.6 Volts DC
  • Capacity: 1840 mAh (typical); 1790 mAh / 6.5 Wh (minimum)
  • Weight: 1.5 ounces

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