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To charge a video camera, does the power boton has to be off or on?


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It should be fine when off. It being plugged into the usb on your computer should "wake " the camera enough to fully charge it.( the computer will know that the camera is attached to it's usb port and it will automatically start charging your camera right away till its full)...Hope this helped some!
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