Precautions – Sharp VIEWCAM VL-NZ50U 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 iens 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 record
»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 differ
ent direction until the picture returns to nor
• Avoid magnetic sources.
Using the camcorder near
strong fluorescent lights,
motors, televisions, or other
magnetic sources may ad
versely affect recorded im
' Using the camcorder near a broadcasting
station or other powerfui transmission
source may cause buzzing or picture dete
> Avoid shocks and drop
Do not drop or othervyise
subject the camcorder to
hard shocks or strong vibra
tions. Bumping or striking the
unit during recording will
generate noise in the re
' Avoid piacing the
camcorder in dose
proximity to iighting
The heat from incan
descent lights may de
form the camcorder, or
cause it to malfunction.
• Aiways respect prohibitions or restrictions
on the use of eiectronic equipment on
commerciai fiights or in other sensitive ar
• 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
unventliated car In the
summer, in direct sun
light, or near strong heat
sources; this can result
in severe damage to the
unit casing and circuitry.
• Avoid situations where water, sand, dust or
other foreign matter couid get on or inside
the camcorder, and do not use or ieave
your camcorder in areas with excessive
smoke, steam or moisture.
Such environments can cause malfunctions
or cause mil
dew to form on
the lenses. Be
sure to keep the
unit In a well-
• Some smail, portabie tri
pods may be difficuit to at
tach and may not be sturdy r
enough to support your
camcorder. Be sure to use
oniy a strong, stabie tripod.
• When using your
camcorder in a cold envi
ronment, the LCD monitor screen often ap
pears less bright immediately after the
power is turned on. This is not a malfunc
tion.To prevent the camcorder from be
coming too cold, wrap it in a thick cloth (a