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Cautions for Use
•This camera has a waterproof/dustproof function equivalent to “IP68”. It is possible to take pictures
in 8 m (26 feet) depth for 60 minutes.¢
(This means that the camera can be used underwater for specified time in specified pressure in
accordance with the handling method established by Panasonic.)
•The camera has cleared a drop test from a height of 1.5 m (5 feet) onto 3 cm (0.1 feet) thick
plywood, which is compliant with “MIL-STD 810F Method 516.5-Shock”.¢
¢This does not guarantee no destruction, no malfunction, or waterproofing in all conditions.
•Waterproofing is not guaranteed if the unit is subject to an impact as a result of being hit or dropped
etc. If an impact to the camera occurs, it should be inspected (subject to a fee) by Panasonic to
verify that the waterproofing is still effective.
•Using the camera in environments where splashing with hot spring water, oil or alcohol is likely to
occur may cause the water/dust resistance and impact resistance of the camera to deteriorate.
•Malfunction caused by exposure to water due to mishandling by the customer will not be covered by
•Supplied accessories are not waterproof.
For more detail, refer to “(Important) About the Waterproof/Dustproof and Anti-shock
Performance of the Camera” (P8).
(Important) About the waterproof/dustproof and anti-shock performance of the