Canon PowerShot SX280 HS User Guide (en)

Preliminary Notes 
and Legal Information
Contents: Basic 
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Using GPS 
Auto Mode/
Hybrid Auto Mode
Other Shooting 
Tv, Av, and M 
Playback Mode
Wi-Fi Functions
Setting Menu
Basic Guide
P Mode
Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the camera.
This could result in electrical shock or fire.
If liquids or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior, 
immediately turn the camera off and remove the battery.
If the battery charger becomes wet, unplug it from the outlet and consult 
your camera retailer or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
Use only the recommended battery.
Do not place the battery near or in direct flame.
Unplug the power cord periodically, and using a dry cloth, wipe away 
any dust and dirt that has collected on the plug, the exterior of the 
power outlet, and the surrounding area.
Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.
Do not use the equipment in a manner that exceeds the rated 
capacity of the electrical outlet or wiring accessories. Do not use if 
the power cord or plug are damaged, or not fully plugged into the 
Do not allow dirt or metal objects (such as pins or keys) to contact 
the terminals or plug.
The battery may explode or leak, resulting in electrical shock or fire. This
could cause injury and damage the surroundings. In the event that a battery 
leaks and the battery electrolyte contacts eyes, mouth, skin or clothing, 
immediately flush with water.
Turn the camera off in places where camera use is prohibited.
The electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the 
operation of electronic instruments and other devices. Exercise adequate 
caution when using the camera in places where use of electronic devices is 
restricted, such as inside airplanes and medical facilities.
SX280 HS
Do not play the supplied CD-ROM(s) in any CD player that does not 
support data CD-ROMs.
It is possible to suffer hearing loss from listening with headphones to the 
loud sounds of a CD-ROM played on an audio CD player (music player). 
Additionally, this could damage the speakers.
Denotes the possibility of injury.
When holding the camera by the strap, be careful not to bang it, 
subject it to strong impacts or shocks, or let it get caught on other 
Be careful not to bump or push strongly on the lens.
This could lead to injury or damage the camera.
Be careful not to subject the screen to strong impacts.
If the screen cracks, injury may result from the broken fragments.
When using the flash, be careful not to cover it with your fingers or
This could result in burns or damage to the flash.
Avoid using, placing or storing the product in the following places:
Places subject to direct sunlight
Places subject to temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F)
Humid or dusty areas
These could cause leakage, overheating or an explosion of the battery, 
resulting in electrical shock, fire, burns or other injuries.
High temperatures may cause deformation of the camera or battery charger 
The slideshow transition effects may cause discomfort when viewed 
for prolonged periods.
Take care not to pinch your finger when the flash lowers.
This could result in injury.