Safety Instructions

Be sure to read these instructions in order to operate the product safely.

Follow these instructions to prevent injury or harm to the operator of the product or others.

Warning WARNING:
Denotes the risk of serious injury or death.
  • Keep the product out of the reach of young children.

    A strap wrapped around a person's neck may result in strangulation.

    The parts or provided items of cameras or accessories are dangerous if swallowed. If swallowed, seek immediate medical assistance.

  • Use only power sources specified in this Advanced User Guide for use with the product.
  • Do not disassemble or modify the product.
  • Do not expose the product to strong shocks or vibration.
  • Do not touch any exposed internal parts.
  • Stop using the product in any case of unusual circumstances such as the presence of smoke or a strange smell.
  • Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol, benzine or paint thinner to clean the product.
  • Do not get the product wet. Do not insert foreign objects or liquids into the product.
  • Do not use the product where flammable gases may be present.

    This may cause electric shock, explosion or fire.

  • Do not touch the product connected to a power outlet during lightning storms.

    This may cause electric shock.

  • Observe the following instructions when using a battery charger or AC adapter.

    • Periodically remove any dust buildup from the power plug and power outlet using a dry cloth.
    • Do not plug in or unplug the product with wet hands.
    • Do not use the product if the power plug is not fully inserted into the power outlet.
    • Do not expose the power plug and terminals to dirt or let them come into contact with metallic pins or other metal objects.
    • Do not touch the battery charger or AC adapter connected to a power outlet during lightning storms.
  • Do not place heavy objects on the power cord. Do not damage, break or modify the power cord.
  • Do not wrap the product in cloth or other materials when in use or shortly after use when the product is still warm in temperature.
  • Do not unplug the product by pulling the power cord.
  • Do not leave the product connected to a power source for long periods of time.
  • Do not charge batteries/battery packs at temperatures outside the range of 5 - 40 °C (41 - 104 °F).

    This may cause electric shock, explosion or fire.

  • Do not allow the product to maintain contact with the same area of skin for extended periods of time during use.

    This may result in low-temperature contact burns, including skin redness and blistering, even if the product does not feel hot. The use of a tripod or similar equipment is recommended when using the product in hot places and for people with circulation problems or less sensitive skin.

  • Follow any indications to turn off the product in places where its use is forbidden.

    Not doing so may cause other equipment to malfunction due to the effect of electromagnetic waves and even result in accidents.

Caution CAUTION:
Follow the cautions below. Otherwise physical injury or property damage may result.
  • Do not look at the screen or through the viewfinder for prolonged periods of time.

    This may induce symptoms similar to motion sickness. In such a case, stop using the product immediately and rest for a while before resuming use.

  • Do not leave the product in places exposed to extremely high or low temperatures.

    The product may become extremely hot/cold and cause burns or injury when touched.

  • Strap is intended for use on the body only. Hanging the strap with any product attached on a hook or other object may damage the product. Also, do not shake the product or expose the product to strong impacts.
  • Do not apply strong pressure on the lens or allow an object to hit it.

    This may cause injury or damage to the product.

  • Do not carry the product when it is mounted on a tripod.

    This may cause injury or may result in an accident.

  • Do not touch any parts inside the product.

    This may cause injury.

  • If any abnormal skin reaction or irritation occurs during or following the use of this product, refrain from further use and get medical advice/attention.