To prevent damage to property or injury to yourself or to others, read “For Your Safety” in its entirety before using this product.

Keep these safety instructions where all those who use this product will read them.

DANGER: Failure to observe the precautions marked with this icon carries a high risk of death or severe injury.

WARNING: Failure to observe the precautions marked with this icon could result in death or severe injury.

CAUTION: Failure to observe the precautions marked with this icon could result in injury or property damage.

WARNING

  • Do not use while walking or operating a motor vehicle.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in accidents or other injury.

  • Do not disassemble or modify this product. Do not touch internal parts that become exposed as the result of a fall or other accident.

    Failure to observe these precautions could result in electric shock or other injury.

  • Should you notice any abnormalities such as the product producing smoke, heat, or unusual odors, immediately disconnect the battery or power source.

    Continued operation could result in fire, burns or other injury.

  • Keep dry. Do not handle with wet hands. Do not handle the plug with wet hands.

    Failure to observe these precautions could result in fire or electric shock.

  • Do not let your skin remain in prolonged contact with this product while it is on or plugged in.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in low-temperature burns.

  • Do not use this product in the presence of flammable dust or gas such as propane, gasoline or aerosols.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in explosion or fire.

  • Do not directly view the sun or other bright light source through the lens or camera.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in visual impairment.

  • Do not aim the flash or AF-assist illuminator at the operator of a motor vehicle.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in accidents.

  • Keep this product out of reach of children.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in injury or product malfunction. In addition, note that small parts constitute a choking hazard. Should a child swallow any part of this product, seek immediate medical attention.

  • Do not entangle, wrap or twist the straps around your neck.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in accidents.

  • Do not use batteries, chargers, or AC adapters not specifically designated for use with this product. When using batteries, chargers, and AC adapters designated for use with this product, do not:

    • Damage, modify, forcibly tug or bend the cords or cables, place them under heavy objects, or expose them to heat or flame.
    • Use travel converters or adapters designed to convert from one voltage to another or with DC-to-AC inverters.

    Failure to observe these precautions could result in fire or electric shock.

  • Do not handle the plug when charging the product or using the AC adapter during thunderstorms.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in electric shock.

  • Do not handle with bare hands in locations exposed to extremely high or low temperatures.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in burns, or frostbite.

CAUTION

  • Do not leave the lens pointed at the sun or other strong light sources.

    Light focused by the lens could cause fire or damage to product’s internal parts. When shooting backlit subjects, keep the sun well out of the frame. Sunlight focused into the camera when the sun is close to the frame could cause fire.

  • Turn this product off when its use is prohibited. Disable wireless features when the use of wireless equipment is prohibited.

    The radio-frequency emissions produced by this product could interfere with equipment onboard aircraft or in hospitals or other medical facilities.

  • Remove the battery and disconnect the AC adapter if this product will not be used for an extended period.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in fire or product malfunction.

  • Do not touch moving parts of the lens or other moving parts.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in injury.

  • Do not fire the flash in contact with or in close proximity to the skin or objects.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in burns or fire.

  • Do not leave the product where it will be exposed to extremely high temperatures, for an extended period such as in an enclosed automobile or in direct sunlight.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in fire or product malfunction.

DANGER (Batteries)

  • Do not mishandle batteries.

    Failure to observe the following precautions could result in the batteries leaking, overheating, rupturing, or catching fire:

    • Use only rechargeable batteries approved for use in this product.
    • Do not expose batteries to flame or excessive heat.
    • Do not disassemble.
    • Do not short-circuit the terminals by touching them to necklaces, hairpins, or other metal objects.
    • Do not expose batteries or the products in which they are inserted to powerful physical shocks.
  • Do not attempt to recharge EN-EL15a rechargeable batteries using chargers not specifically designated for this purpose.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in the batteries leaking, overheating, rupturing, or catching fire.

  • If battery liquid comes into contact with the eyes, rinse with plenty of clean water and seek immediate medical attention.

    Delaying action could result in eye injuries.

WARNING (Batteries)

  • Keep batteries out of reach of children.

    Should a child swallow a battery, seek immediate medical attention.

  • Do not immerse batteries in water or expose to rain.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in fire or product malfunction. Immediately dry the product with a towel or similar object should it become wet.

  • Discontinue use immediately should you notice any changes in the batteries, such as discoloration or deformation. Cease charging EN-EL15a rechargeable batteries if they do not charge in the specified period of time.

    Failure to observe these precautions could result in the batteries leaking, overheating, rupturing, or catching fire.

  • Prior to disposal, insulate battery terminals with tape.

    Overheating, rupture, or fire may result should metal objects come into contact with the terminals. Recycle or dispose of batteries in accord with local regulations.

  • If battery liquid comes into contact with a person's skin or clothing, immediately rinse the affected area with plenty of clean water.

    Failure to observe this precaution could result in skin irritation.