Olympus FE-45 Instruction Manual (en)

Caution for Usage Environment
To protect the high-precision technology contained 
in this product, never leave the camera in the 
places listed below, no matter if in use or storage:
Places where temperatures and/or humidity 
are high or go through extreme changes. 
Direct sunlight, beaches, locked cars, or near 
other heat sources (stove, radiator, etc.) or 
humidifi ers.
In sandy or dusty environments.
Near fl ammable items or explosives.
In wet places, such as bathrooms or in the rain. 
When using products with weatherproof designs, 
read their manuals as well.
In places prone to strong vibrations.
Never drop the camera or subject it to severe 
shocks or vibrations.
When mounted on a tripod, adjust the position of 
the camera with the tripod head. Do not twist the 
Do not touch electric contacts on cameras.
Do not leave the camera pointed directly at the 
sun. This may cause lens or shutter curtain 
damage, color failure, ghosting on the CCD, or 
may possibly cause fi res.
Do not push or pull severely on the lens.
Before storing the camera for a long period, 
remove the batteries. Select a cool, dry location 
for storage to prevent condensation or mold from 
forming inside the camera. After storage, test the 
camera by turning it on and pressing the shutter 
button to make sure that it is operating normally.
Always observe the operating environment 
restrictions described in the camera’s manual.

Battery Handling Precautions
Olympus NiMH batteries (included in some areas) 
are intended for use only with Olympus digital 
cameras. Never use these batteries with any other 
Always charge NiMH batteries (included in some 
areas) before using them for the fi rst time, or if 
they have not been used for a long period.
Always charge sets of batteries (included in some 
areas) (2 or 4) together.
Do not use alkaline batteries unless it is absolutely 
necessary. In some cases, alkaline batteries may 
have a shorter service life than NiMH. Alkaline 
battery performance is limited, especially at 
low temperatures. The use of NiMH batteries is 
AA manganese (Zinc-Carbon) batteries cannot be 
used with this camera.
When operating the camera with battery power 
at low temperatures, try to keep the camera 
and spare batteries as warm as possible. 
Batteries which run down at low temperatures 
may be restored after they are warmed at room 
Recommended temperature ranges for NiMH 
Operation ................... 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Charge ....................... 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage....................... -20°C to 30°C (-4°F to 86°F)
Using, charging or storing the batteries outside 
these ranges could shorten battery life or affect 
battery performance. Always unload the batteries 
from the camera before storing the camera for a 
long period.
Before using NiMH or NiCd batteries, always read 
the provided instructions.
The number of pictures you can take may vary 
depending on the shooting conditions or batteries.
Before going on a long trip, and especially before 
traveling abroad, purchase an ample supply of 
extra batteries. The recommended batteries may 
be diffi cult to obtain while traveling.
Please recycle batteries to help save our planet’s 
resources. When you throw away dead batteries, 
be sure to cover their terminals and always 
observe local laws and regulations.