Nikon Nikon 1 AW1 Reference Manual (en)

The product conforms to the following standards:
The camera, with the special-purpose waterproof lens attached, has passed
drop tests compliant
 with MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5: Shock.
 These in-
house tests do not constitute a blanket guarantee of invulnerability to damage or
Water- and Dust-Proofing
With the special-purpose waterproof lens attached, the camera complies
with the JIS IP68 waterproofing standard, allowing it to be used at depths of
up to 15 m (49 ft) for as long as 60 minutes at a time.
 This is not a blanket
guarantee that the product will be water- or dust-proof in all circumstances or
invulnerable to damage or destruction.
1 Using a test method derived from MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5: Shock, the
product is dropped from a height of 200 cm (6.6 ft) onto a plywood surface
5 cm (2 in.) thick. Exterior deformation and surface damage are not tested.
2 An American military test standard that involves dropping 5 samples at a
time from a height of 122 cm (4 ft) to test the effect of impact on a total of
26 surfaces (12 edges, 8 corners, and 6 faces), with the requirement that
the test be passed within a total of 5 samples (if a problem occurs during
the test, the test is repeated with 5 new samples, with the requirement
that the test be passed within a total of 5 samples).
3 This signifies that according to tests performed using Nikon methods, the
product can be used at the specified water pressure for the specified
period of time.
Shock-, Water-, and Dust-Proofing