Olympus E-P3 Introduction Manual (en)

Accidentally fi ring the fl ash into their own 
eyes or those of another child.
Accidentally being injured by the moving 
parts of the camera.
Do not look at the sun or strong lights 
with the camera.
Do not use or store the camera in dusty or 
humid places.
Do not cover the fl ash with a hand while 
fi ring.
Stop using the camera immediately if 
you notice any unusual odors, noise, or 
smoke around it.
Never remove the batteries with bare 
hands, which may cause a fi re or burn your 
Never hold or operate the camera with 
wet hands.
Do not leave the camera in places where 
it may be subject to extremely high 
Doing so may cause parts to deteriorate 
and, in some circumstances, cause the 
camera to catch fi re.
Do not use the charger if it is covered (such 
as a blanket). This could cause overheating, 
resulting in fi re.
Handle the camera with care to avoid 
getting a low-temperature burn.
When the camera contains metal parts, 
overheating can result in a low-temperature 
burn. Pay attention to the following:
When used for a long period, the camera 
will get hot. If you hold on to the camera 
in this state, a low temperature burn may 
be caused.
In places subject to extremely cold 
temperatures, the temperature of the 
camera's body may be lower than the 
environmental temperature. If possible, 
wear gloves when handling the camera in 
cold temperatures.
Be careful with the strap.
Be careful with the strap when you carry 
the camera. It could easily catch on stray 
objects - and cause serious damage.
Battery Handling Precautions
Follow these important guidelines to prevent 
batteries from leaking, overheating, burning, 
exploding, or causing electrical shocks or burns.
The camera uses a lithium ion battery 
specifi ed by Olympus. Charge the battery 
with the specifi ed charger. Do not use any 
other chargers.
Never heat or incinerate batteries.
Take precautions when carrying or storing 
batteries to prevent them from coming into 
contact with any metal objects such as 
jewelry, pins, fasteners, etc.
Never store batteries where they will be 
exposed to direct sunlight, or subjected to 
high temperatures in a hot vehicle, near a 
heat source, etc.
To prevent causing battery leaks or damaging 
their terminals, carefully follow all instructions 
regarding the use of batteries. Never attempt 
to disassemble a battery or modify it in any 
way, by soldering, etc.
If battery fl uid gets into your eyes, fl ush 
your eyes immediately with clear, cold 
running water and seek medical attention 
Always store batteries out of the reach of 
small children. If a child accidentally swallows 
a battery, seek medical attention immediately.
Should you notice that the charger is emitting 
smoke, heat, or an unusual noise or smell, 
immediately cease use and unplug the 
charger from the power outlet, and then 
contact an authorized distributor or service 
Keep batteries dry at all times.
To prevent batteries from leaking, 
overheating, or causing a fi re or explosion, 
use only batteries recommended for use with 
this product.
Insert the battery carefully as described in the 
operating instructions.
If rechargeable batteries have not been 
recharged within the specifi ed time, stop 
charging them and do not use them.
Do not use a battery if it is cracked or broken.
If a battery leaks, becomes discolored or 
deformed, or becomes abnormal in any other 
way during operation, stop using the camera.
If a battery leaks fl uid onto your clothing 
or skin, remove the clothing and fl ush the 
affected area with clean, running cold water 
immediately. If the fl uid burns your skin, seek 
medical attention immediately.
Never subject batteries to strong shocks or 
continuous vibration.
Before loading, always inspect the battery 
carefully for leaks, discoloration, warping, or 
any other abnormality.
The battery may become hot during 
prolonged use. To avoid minor burns, do not 
remove it immediately after using the camera.
Always unload the battery from the camera 
before storing the camera for a long period.