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Old August 14th, 2010, 09:21 AM   #1
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What's a good AC/DC charger for the HC1?

There's the $15 one that's all over ebay, and I don't really want a $250 one, maybe something in the $50 range that isn't going to cook my batteries and gets them pretty close to a full charge without overheating.
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Old August 14th, 2010, 01:12 PM   #2
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AFAIK the ONLY DC chargers are the import ones you find on eBay, and I've used them a few times, they seem to work OK. I have a bit of distrust for the import stuff, but when it works, it seems to do the job.
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Old August 14th, 2010, 01:23 PM   #3
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The original adaptor that came with the cam is the AC-L15, which is no longer available. But a Google search reveals many aftermarket clones. No idea how good any of them are.
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Old August 15th, 2010, 01:51 PM   #4
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My recollection is that ALL the Sony chargers are AC only... thus my comment re. "DC" which implied to me that the OP wanted something capable of plugging in to a car cig lighter... something which the imports do have as an option.
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Excellent point. I interpreted the question differently, which means that, as usual, I answered a question he wasn't asking.
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