covered, how about sending an email to Sony for confirmation at
I just purchased a DCR-HC48 and a spare battery (an NPFP-71) when I purchased the camcorder at Amazon.
In reading the manual it says use H series battries. The H series battery is a replacemnt for the P series battery. But I cannot find any info that leads me to believe the NP-FP71 is a compatible battery, but none that says definitely no compatible.
Can I use this battery? (I bought it from an Amazon Market Place seller, no word back on their return policy)
Or should I just forget it and get the NPFH-70 instead.
Thanks for any info...