Appendix, Camera care, Storage – Olympus FE-3000 User Manual

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Battery and charger

This camera uses one Olympus lithium ion
battery (LI-42B/LI-40B). No other type of
batteries can be used.


There is a risk of explosion if the battery is
replaced with the incorrect battery type.
Dispose of the used battery following the
instructions. (p. 51)

Power consumption by the camera varies
depending on which functions are used.
During the conditions described below, power
is consumed continuously and the battery
becomes exhausted quickly.

The zoom is used repeatedly.
The shutter button is pressed halfway
repeatedly in shooting mode, activating the
auto focus.
A picture is displayed on the monitor for an
extended period of time.
The camera is connected to a computer or

Using an exhausted battery may cause the
camera to turn off without displaying the
battery level warning.
The rechargeable battery is not fully charged
at the time of purchase. Charge the battery
fully with the LI-41C/LI-40C charger before
The provided rechargeable battery usually
takes approximately 2 hours to charge (varies
on usage).
The supplied LI-41C battery charger is used
only for LI-42B/LI-40B batteries. Do not charge
any other type of battery with the supplied
battery charger. It might cause explosion,
leaking, overheating or fi re.
For plug-in type battery charger:
This power unit is intended to be correctly
orientated in a vertical or fl oor mount position.

Camera care


Wipe gently with a soft cloth. If the camera is
very dirty, soak the cloth in mild soapy water
and wring well. Wipe the camera with the
damp cloth and then dry it with a dry cloth. If
you have used the camera at the beach, use a
cloth soaked in clean water and wrung well.


Wipe gently with a soft cloth.


Blow dust off the lens with a commercial
blower, then wipe gently with a lens cleaner.


Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth.

Do not use strong solvents such as benzene

or alcohol, or chemically treated cloth.

Mold may form on the lens surface if the

lens is left dirty.


When storing the camera for extended periods,
remove the battery and card, and keep in a
cool, dry place that is well ventilated.
Periodically insert the battery and test the
camera functions.

Avoid leaving the camera in places where

chemical products are handled since this
may result in corrosion.

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