Safety precautions, Co py – Canon A3000 IS User Manual

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Safety Precautions

Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions
described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly.

The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries
to yourself and other persons, or damage to the equipment.

Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use.



Denotes the possibility of serious injury or death.


Denotes the possibility of injury.


Denotes the possibility of damage to the equipment.


Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to people’s eyes.

Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash could damage eyesight. In particular,
remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash.

Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants.

Strap: Putting the strap around a child’s neck could result in asphyxiation.
Memory card: Dangerous if swallowed. If this occurs, contact a doctor immediately.

Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment unless
expressly indicated to do so in this guide.

To avoid the risk of injury, do not touch the interior of the camera if it has been
dropped or otherwise damaged.

Stop operating the camera immediately if it emits smoke, a strange smell, or
otherwise behaves abnormally.

Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the

Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the camera.

The above could result in fire or electrical shock.
If liquid or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior, immediately turn the
camera power off and remove the battery.

Use only recommended power sources.

Using other power sources could result in fire or electrical shock.