safety warnings
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean :
WARNING
Death or risk of serious personal injury.
CAUTION
Potential risk of personal injury or material damage.
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or personal injury when using your camcorder, 
follow these basic safety precautions:
Hints or referential pages that may be helpful when operating the camcorder.
These warning signs are to prevent injury to you and others.  
Please follow them explicitly. After reading this section, keep it in a safe place for future reference.
precautions
Warning!
This camcorder should always be connected to an AC outlet with a protective grounding connection.
Batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or similar.

Caution
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
To disconnect the apparatus from the mains, the plug must be pulled out from the mains socket, 
therefore the mains plug shall be readily operable.
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