Having problems with your Sony Cyber-shot DSC-T77 Digital Camera ?

Sony Cybershot DSC-T77 Battery not compatable

\015 I charged my battery with a universal charger from radio shack. after the battery was fully charged i put it in my camera and it says battery not compatible. what does that mean?\015

Answers :

Hi,
Info lithium battery used in Sony camera has inbuilt chip/ circuit that determines stored charge in battery and generate special signal for system control chip and you see that info as battery remaining charge time in camera lcd. You will see 3 contacts on that battery, + and - are on sides and mid contact is for info. When system control gets wrong info or missing info signal, it generates 'battery not compatible' display and shuts off camera.
Universal type chargers can over charge these batteries that would cause malfunction of inbuilt info circuit in battery.
Please take out battery from camera and leave it for couple of days so info circuit can be reset to generate correct signal. If that does not solve the issue, need to buy new battery.
Hope these info will help you.
Thanks.

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