10 11 CHARGING THE BATTERY 1. Open the backdoor of the housing. Note: Your HERO camera, battery, and housing are integrated. You cannot remove the camera from the housing, or remove the battery from the camera. 2. Charge the battery by connecting the camera to a computer or other USB charging adapter with the included USB cable. NOTICE Only use USB charging adapters marked VA. If you do not know the voltage and amperage of your charger, use the included USB cable to charge the camera from your computer Getting Started Slim housing surfboard mount installation Slim housing remove camera Slim housing insert camera Slim housing closed Swapping housing doors Quick Release Buckle + Thumb Screw + Slim housing = Complete Unit Getting Started When charging with a computer, be sure that the computer is connected to a power source. If the camera status light does not turn on or you do not seethe charging indicator, use a different USB port. For fastest charging, make sure the camera is powered off after connecting it to a computer or USB charging adapter. The camera status light turns on during charging and turns off when charging is complete. The integrated lithium-ion battery comes partially charged. No damage occurs to the camera or battery if used prior to a full charge. For more battery information, see Battery page 34).