This guide shows you how to remove the battery or the power cord from the Sony CCD-TR81. It is useful for when the battery fails, or when the power cord breaks. This guide is also a necessary prerequisite to make any other repairs to the camera, as having the power connected to the camera while making repairs could create a shock risk.
Lift viewfinder to access battery pack.
Press the battery release button.
While pushing the battery button, slide the battery to the left.
Pull the battery pack out of the video camera.