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Flashing red light on my battery pack charger

Hello
I am trying to charge my battery, but my battery charger keeps blinking red...what does this mean- I checked to make sure its connected properly and I have also put a new battery in just to make sure it wasn't because the battery was no good. Please let me know how I can solve this.
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  • Anonymous Nov 24, 2007

    I have this exact same problem. the red light on the battery charger is blinking and it wont stop. i have left it charging for an entire day and still keeps blinking. and i cannot use my camera at all.

    HELP!!

  • lola1980 Nov 24, 2007

    I have the EXACT problem. the battery charger's red light keeps blinking and i have tried leaving the battery "charging" for an entire day but the blinking wont stop. i've had the camera/ battery/ and charger for about 4 months, it has worked wonderfully until now. I cant use my camera at all without the battery. :o( if someone has a solution please post it. thank you! :o)

  • deweey Dec 03, 2007

    Same problem, had my camera for about 6 months, and one day i tried charging it and all i get is a blinking red light. Never had this problem with my 3 other casios.

  • Anonymous Dec 04, 2007

    Yep, Im having exactly same prob!

  • sammisX3 Dec 07, 2007

    Hi yeah i have been having the same promblem with my camera and the red blinking light. it just started like 2 weeks ago. and i thought it was dust maybe inside of the charger but it wasnt. Does anyone know whats going on? because it seems that it has been happening to everyone.

  • Anonymous Dec 08, 2007

    Hello there,



    Same problem as the others. Red light does not stop flashing.



    Your help will be very appreciated



    Thanks

    Gabriel

  • Anonymous Dec 16, 2007

    i have the same problem. i dont know if it is the charger or the battery. i only had the camera for 5 months. and it worked fine until i tried to charge the battery.

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    I don't think my battery is really charging. The light blinks red.

  • Anonymous Jul 05, 2008

    The charger blinks red.

    I called Casio's 1-800 number and they are sending me a new battery.

    They said the batteries are defective.

  • Anonymous Jul 22, 2008

    same problem here. called the 800 #, knew something was up when they offered to replace the battery for free. Got battery #2 and the same thing is happening.

    guess I am calling them again.

  • Anonymous Jul 23, 2008

    I have the exact same problem. What should I do/

  • sirmedium Jul 28, 2008

    yup, i'm getting the same thing after just over a year of perfect use.

  • Anonymous Aug 09, 2008

    Same thing here. Had the camera four about 6 months and now battery (NP-20) will not charge and just blinks on the charger.

  • Anonymous Aug 21, 2008

    I purchased mine overseas.. and the battery has the same problems..... been used for 10mths. Do you think I'd still be able to get a new one? (o_0)

  • j kitty Sep 04, 2008

    Same thing here. Same red light that is spose to turn off when battery is charged usualy after a few hours, has been blinking for days.

  • Anonymous Oct 08, 2008

    when i put my battery in the charger, it keeps blinking red, usually its supposed to be a solid red. and it wont take a charge the battery and when i but it in my camera the camera will not turn on.

  • Anonymous Oct 09, 2008

    hang on hang on...the solution is..call them up, they are replacing the batteries readily!

  • rc_asplico Oct 14, 2008

    I try to charge my casio np-20 battery pack for my casio digital camera but i notice that the charger red LED indicator flashing. When i installed the battery after an hour, i notice that the camera does not work. what is the best solution for my battery pack. Ritche Asplico

  • kdth Feb 20, 2009

    3 times my camera malfunctioned, and I delivered the camera back to the store. Because they have tried to repair it 2 times, and after a couple of months the same problem again. And now i think this camera is history, it seems to me that they cant fixed it. New batterie dosn't fix it, it takes just a little longer time for it to malfunction again. I have asked to get my money back, and I will. In Norway we have Consumer laws that give the customer the right to get money back if the same problem occure more than 2 times, and it did.But the store is not willing to that, but the consumer rights are on mine side. I hope ther are same consumer rights in other country's because this camera is ****.

  • Anonymous Mar 14, 2009

    Same flashing problem with battery. Casio sent me another one and after a few months the same problem again.

  • Reginald Vaz Nov 04, 2012

    I had the same problem.. just need to change the 2 pronged cable that goes from the main into the charger. It worked for me...

  • Reginald Vaz Nov 04, 2012

    Experienced the same problem. Simply changed the 2 pronged cable (used the one that came with my Laptop.) it worked for me...

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Hey, I just had this problem with a Sanyo battery pack (and i thought it was the non-sanyo Li battery) and noticed it wasn't getting warm even 2 hours after "charging" and the red light was flashing - so i turned it off, disconnected the cable from the charger and realised it could go the other way, so tried that AND IT WORKED! i don't know what that cable is called, the 2-prong black cable, but give that a go (turn off in between!).

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  • count_skogg Jul 21, 2008

    actually, commenting on my prev comment, it might have also been due to a bad connection, since i thought those cables were uni-directional. in either case try plugging in firmer and change directions where possible (unless it clearly states which way it should go!)

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You have the polarity wrong on the charger. Take out the lead that goes between the wall and the transformer (black box) and plug it in so that it is the opposite way around (what was on the left is now on the right). The red light will stay on and the battery will charge

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I was having the same problem. I went to the store I bought it from because I bought the extended warranty but they told me they couldn't help me. I then called Casio and I was told that there is a known problem with this particular battery. I called on a Monday and received the battery in the mail on a Thursday of the same week. They do not check when you bought the camera so as long as you say its is under a year old you are all set. Hope this helped.

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Thanks for suggesting to call Casio for support. They are sending me a new battery as well. I was seconds away from walking out the door to try and purchase a replacement.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

I have exilim s600 probably it around end of 2006 and dont really use it much, within months of my purchase i had the red blinking light on the cradle...i thought they had just given a bad battery so i purchased a new battery on my own(abt 30 bucks)...and i still have the same problem....i called Casio and it's probably because my purchase has been over a year that they said i had to mail my cradle, ac adaptor, battery etc to the their company...they couldnt just give me free battery..what a hassle, i havent bother to send it..so i just want to let any future Casio buyers not to ever buy a casio camera...i liked my casio camera when it worked but it's not a good investment for the long run( mines was close to 200 bucks )..i am lookin into buyin a Canon camera instead ...
i am not a happy Casio customer
Casio should do something about these batteries if it's been an ongoing common issue...
im sure that if u guys end up owning ur cameras after a year, they wont be giving u free replacement batteries without any hassle

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

I called Casio's support line and they say it is a known problem with the batteries. They had a new battery shipped out to me free of charge.

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The reason this happens is that the battery is defective. I found this on multiple sites but www.casio.com also lists this as the reason for the problem.

Website:
http://www.casio.com/support/content/FA124047-86A8-4E35-B382-9063627AF2AB

It says:
When I put my camera on the cradle, why does the charge light- - -
B) Blink red? Answer: Battery defective.

Hope this helps!

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

This has happened to me a couple of times. I think you have to play with the battery a bit, wiggle it around... and then sometimes the light stays on and the battery charges... somehow I think this is an issue with the charger though....

Posted on Nov 30, 2007

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Like the person in Solution No2, I have just spoken to Casio and they are sending me a new battery through the post within 7 days, no charge.
Their contact details are at: https://support.casio.co.uk/Telephone.aspx
Thanks Casio

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