Appendix A: Managing Batteries
Use the HP AC power adapter or optional HP Photosmart
R-series dock when the camera will be on for extended
periods of time, such as when you transfer images to your
computer or when printing.
Safety Precautions for Using
Lithium Ion Batteries
Do not place the battery in fire or heat the battery.
Do not connect the positive terminal and the negative
terminal of the battery to each other with any metal object
(such as wire).
Do not carry or store the battery together with coins,
necklaces, hairpins, or other metal objects. Placing a lithium
ion battery with coins is especially dangerous to the user! To
avoid injury, do not drop this battery into a change-filled
Do not pierce the battery with nails, strike the battery with a
hammer, step on the battery, or otherwise subject it to strong
impacts or shocks.
Do not solder directly onto the battery.
Do not expose the battery to water or salt water, or allow
the battery to get wet.
Do not disassemble or modify the battery. The battery
contains safety and protection devices, which, if damaged,
may cause the battery to generate heat, explode, or ignite.
Immediately discontinue use of the battery if, while using,
charging, or storing the battery, the battery emits an
unusual smell, feels excessively hot (note that it is normal for
the battery to feel warm), changes color or shape, or
appears abnormal in any other way.