Caring for the CameraCaring for the Camera
To ensure continued enjoyment of the product, observe the following precautions.
Storage and UseStorage and Use
If the camera will not be used for an extended pe-
riod, remove the battery and memory card. Do
not store or use the camera in locations that are:
• exposed to rain, steam, or smoke
• very humid or extremely dusty
• exposed to direct sunlight or very high temper-
atures, such as in a closed vehicle on a sunny
• extremely cold
• subject to strong vibration
• exposed to strong magnetic elds, such as near
a broadcasting antenna, power line, radar emit-
ter, motor, transformer, or magnet
• in contact with volatile chemicals such as pes-
• next to rubber or vinyl products
■Water and Sand
Exposure to water and sand can also damage the
camera and its internal circuitry and mechanisms.
When using the camera at the beach or seaside,
avoid exposing the camera to water or sand. Do
not place the camera on a wet surface.
Sudden increases in temperature, such as occur
when entering a heated building on a cold day,
can cause condensation inside the camera. If this
occurs, turn the camera o and wait an hour be-
fore turning it on again. If condensation forms on
the memory card, remove the card and wait for
the condensation to dissipate.
Keep the camera in your carry-on baggage.
Checked baggage may su er violent shocks that
could damage the camera.