Safety Precautions


When using the flash, be careful not to cover it with your fingers or clothing.
This could result in burns or damage to the flash.

Take care not to pinch your finger when the flash lowers.
This could result in injury.


Do not aim the camera at bright light sources (the sun, etc.).
Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the image sensor.

When using the camera on a beach or at a windy location, be careful not to 
allow dust or sand to enter the camera.

Do not forcibly push down or pull up the flash.
This may cause the camera to malfunction.

In regular use, small amounts of smoke may be emitted from the flash.
This is due to the high intensity of the flash burning dust and foreign materials stuck to 
the front of the unit. Please use a cotton swab to remove dirt, dust or other foreign 
matter from the flash to prevent heat build-up and damage to the unit.

Unplug the battery charger from the power outlet after recharging is complete, 
or when you are not using it.

Do not place anything, such as cloth on top of the battery charger while it is 
Leaving the unit plugged in for a long period of time may cause it to overheat and 
distort, resulting in fire.

Remove and store the battery when you are not using the camera.
If the battery are left inside the camera, damage caused by leakage may occur.

Before you discard the battery, cover the terminals with tape or other 
Contacting other metal materials in waste containers may lead to fire or explosions.

Do not place the battery near pets.
Pets biting the battery could cause leakage, overheating or explosion, resulting in fire 
or injuries.

Do not sit in a chair with the camera in your pocket.
Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the LCD monitor.

When putting the camera in your bag, ensure that hard objects do not come into 
contact with the LCD monitor.

Do not attach accessories to the strap.
Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the LCD monitor.