This guide will show the reader how to remove the battery of their Jazz HDV178 in the case that they will replace the battery or continue on to replace another part.
Press down on the grooved plastic with your thumbs.
Push the back cover in the direction indicated by the small arrow on the grooved plastic. The back cover should slide right off.
Once you have the back cover off, the camcorder should look like this.
Look on the battery for a model number to assure that you acquire the correct replacement part.
The camcorder model number is located in the red box. Verify that you have a Jazz HDV178.
Take the battery out by pulling up on the bottom of the battery. You should be pulling from the side of the camera where the wrist strap is attached.