IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including ampliﬁers) that produce
9. Only use attachments/accessories speciﬁed by
10. Use only with the
cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table
speciﬁed by the
sold with the
apparatus. When a
cart is used, use
moving the cart/
apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-
11. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
12. Refer all servicing to qualiﬁed service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid
has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to
rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or
has been dropped.
When the equipment is installed in a cabinet or on
a shelf, make sure that it has sufﬁcient space on
all sides to allow for ventilation (10 cm (3-15/16")
or more on both sides, on top and at the rear).
Do not block the ventilation holes.
(If the ventilation holes are blocked by a
newspaper, or cloth etc. the heat may not be able
to get out.)
No naked ﬂame sources, such as lighted candles,
should be placed on the apparatus.
When discarding batteries, environmental
problems must be considered and the local rules
or laws governing the disposal of these batteries
must be followed strictly.
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or
Do not use this equipment in a bathroom or
places with water.
Also do not place any containers ﬁlled with water
or liquids (such as cosmetics or medicines, ﬂower
vases, potted plants, cups etc.) on top of this unit.
(If water or liquid is allowed to enter this
equipment, ﬁre or electric shock may be caused.)
Do not point the lens or the viewﬁnder directly into
the sun. This can cause eye injuries, as well as
lead to the malfunctioning of internal circuitry.
There is also a risk of ﬁre or electric shock.
The following notes concern possible physical
damage to the camcorder and to the user.
When carrying, be sure to always securely attach
and use the provided strap. Carrying or holding
the camcorder by the viewﬁnder and/or the LCD
monitor can result in dropping the unit, or in a
Take care not to get your ﬁnger caught in the
cassette holder cover. Do not let children operate
the camcorder, as they are particularly
susceptible to this type of injury.
Do not use a tripod on unsteady or unlevel
surfaces. It could tip over, causing serious
damage to the camcorder.
Connecting cables (Audio/Video, S-Video, etc.) to
the camcorder and leaving it on top of the TV is
not recommended, as tripping on the cables will
cause the camcorder to fall, resulting in damage.
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