Having problems with your Sony Alpha DSLR-A300 Digital Camera ?

I have a Sony DSLR-300. I lost the separate battery charger and bought an AC adapter that plugs directly into the camera. When I plug it into the adapter a red light comes on for 1 second then shuts off. The camera turns on while plugged in but won't stay on when I unplug it after I've had it on charge for 30 minutes. Any suggestions? I'm not even sure if the battery charges through plugging it in directly to the outlet rather than a separate battery charger?



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The camera does NOT charge the battery. You do need to use a separate battery charger, such as one available from here.
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