Do not aim the iens at the sun, Avoid magnetic sources, Avoid shocks and dropping – Sharp VIEWCAM VL-WD650U User Manual
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«When the camcorder is not in use, remem
ber to remove the cassette tape, turn off
the power, and disconnect the camcorder
from the power source.
« Do not aim the iens at the sun.
Do not allow direct sunlight to strike the
camcorder lens or LCD monitor screen,
whether or not recording Is In progress, as It
may damage the CCD sensor or LCD screen
surface. Be particularly careful when
• When shooting In dark places, avoid sudden
brightly lit objects or light sources, such as
the sun. Otherwise, the Image may white out.
Should this happen, point the lens In a
different direction until the picture returns to
«Avoid magnetic sources.
Using the camcorder near
strong fluorescent lights,
motors, televisions, or
other magnetic sources
may adversely affect
■ Using the camcorder near a broadcasting
station or other powerfui transmission
source may cause buzzing or picture
« Avoid shocks and dropping.
Do not drop or otherwise
subject the camcorder to
hard shocks or strong
vibrations. Bumping or
striking the unit during
recording will generate noise
in the recorded image.
«Avoid piacing the
camcorder in ciose
proximity to iighting
The heat from
may deform the
camcorder, or caus(
• Always respect prohibitions or restrictions
on the use of electronic equipment on
commercial flights or in other sensitive
• Be aware of the temperature and humidity.
You can use your camcorder at 32°F to 104°F
(0°C to +40°C), and at 30% to 80% relative
humidity. Do not store the unit in an
unventilated car in the
summer, in direct
sunlight, or near strong
heat sources; this can
result in severe damage
to the unit casing and
• Avoid situations where water, sand, dust or
other foreign matter could get on or inside
the camcorder, and do not use or leave
your camcorder in areas with excessive
smoke, steam or moisture.
Such environments can
cause malfunctions or
cause mildew to form
on the lenses. Be sure
to keep the unit in a
Some small, portable
tripods may be difficult to
attach and may not be
sturdy enough to support
your camcorder. Be sure to
use only a strong, stable
When using your camcorder in a cold
environment, the LCD monitor screen often
appears less bright immediately after the
power is turned on.This is not a malfunc
tion. To prevent the camcorder from
becoming too cold, wrap it in a thick cloth
(a blanket, etc.).