Nikon D3000 User Manual (en)

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To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others, read the following safety 
precautions in their entirety before using this equipment.
 
Keep these safety instructions where all those 
who use the product will read them.
The consequences that could result from failure to observe the precautions listed in this section are 
indicated by the following symbol:
❚❚ WARNINGS
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Keep the sun out of the frame
Keep the sun well out of the frame when shooting 
backlit subjects.
 
Sunlight focused into the camera 
when the sun is in or close to the frame could cause a 
fire.
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Do not look at the sun through the viewfinder
Viewing the sun or other strong light source through 
the viewfinder could cause permanent visual 
impairment.
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Turn off immediately in the event of malfunction
Should you notice smoke or an unusual smell coming 
from the equipment or AC adapter (available 
separately), unplug the AC adapter and remove the 
battery immediately, taking care to avoid burns.
 
Continued operation could result in injury.
 
After 
removing the battery, take the equipment to a Nikon-
authorized service center for inspection.
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Do not use in the presence of flammable gas
Do not use electronic equipment in the presence of 
flammable gas, as this could result in explosion or fire.
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Keep out of reach of children
Failure to observe this precaution could result in injury.
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Do not disassemble
Touching the product’s internal parts could result in 
injury.
 
In the event of malfunction, the product should 
be repaired only by a qualified technician.
 
Should the 
product break open as the result of a fall or other 
accident, remove the battery and/or AC adapter and 
then take the product to a Nikon-authorized service 
center for inspection.
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Do not place the strap around the neck of an infant or child
Placing the camera strap around the neck of an infant 
or child could result in strangulation.
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Observe caution when using the flash
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Using the camera with the flash in close contact with 
the skin or other objects could cause burns.
• Using the flash close to the subject’s eyes could cause 
temporary visual impairment.
 
Particular care should 
be observed when photographing infants, when the 
flash should be no less than one meter (39 in.) from 
the subject.
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Using the viewfinder diopter control
When operating the viewfinder diopter control with 
your eye to the viewfinder, care should be taken not to 
put your finger in your eye accidentally.
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Avoid contact with liquid crystal
Should the monitor break, care should be taken to 
avoid injury due to broken glass and to prevent the 
liquid crystal from the monitor touching the skin or 
entering the eyes or mouth.
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Use appropriate cables
When connecting cables to the input and output jacks, 
use only the cables provided or sold by Nikon for the 
purpose to maintain compliance with product 
regulations.
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CD-ROMs
CD-ROMs containing software or manuals should not 
be played back on audio CD equipment.
 
Playing CD-
ROMs on an audio CD player could cause hearing loss 
or damage the equipment.
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Observe proper precautions when handling batteries
Batteries may leak or explode if improperly handled.
 
Observe the following precautions when handling 
batteries for use in this product:
• Use only batteries approved for use in this 
equipment.
• Do not short or disassemble the battery.
• Be sure the product is off before replacing the battery.
 
If you are using an AC adapter, be sure it is 
unplugged.
• Do not attempt to insert the battery upside down or 
backwards.
• Do not expose the battery to flame or to excessive 
heat.
• Do not immerse in or expose to water.
• Replace the terminal cover when transporting the 
battery.
 
Do not transport or store the battery with 
metal objects such as necklaces or hairpins.
• Batteries are prone to leakage when fully discharged.
 
To avoid damage to the product, be sure to remove 
the battery when no charge remains.
• When the battery is not in use, attach the terminal 
cover and store in a cool, dry place.
• The battery may be hot immediately after use or 
when the product has been used on battery power 
for an extended period.
 
Before removing the battery 
turn the camera off and allow the battery to cool.
• Discontinue use immediately should you notice any 
changes in the battery, such as discoloration or 
deformation.
For Your Safety
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This icon marks warnings.
 
To prevent possible injury, read all warnings before using this Nikon 
product.