Fujifilm A600 Owner's Manual (en)

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Using Your Camera Correctly
Read this information and the “Safety Notes” (
➝p.128), to 
make sure you use your camera correctly.
Places to Avoid
Do not store or use the camera in the following types of 
locations:
• In the rain or in very humid, dirty, or dusty places
• In direct sunlight or in places subject to extreme 
temperature rises, such as in a closed car in summer
• Extremely cold places
• Places with strong vibration
• Places with smoke or steam
• Places subject to strong magnetic fields (such as near 
motors, transformers, or magnets)
• In contact with chemicals such as pesticides
• Next to rubber or vinyl products
Damaged by Water or Sand
FinePix A600 can be damaged on the inside and outside 
by water and sand. When you are at the beach or close to 
water, make sure that the camera is not damaged by 
water or sand. Take care not to place the camera on a wet 
surface.
Damaged by Condensation
If the camera is carried from a cold location into a warm 
place, water droplets (condensation) may form on the 
inside of the camera or on the lens. When this occurs, turn 
the camera off and wait an hour before using the camera. 
Condensation may also form on the xD-Picture Card. In 
this event, remove the xD-Picture Card and wait a short 
time.
When the Camera is Not Used or is stored Periods 
of Time
If you do not intend to use the camera for a long period of 
time, remove the batteries and the xD-Picture Card.
Cleaning Your Camera
• Use a blower brush to remove any dust on the lens, or  
LCD monitor and then gently wipe the camera with a 
soft, dry cloth. If any soil remains, apply a small amount 
of lens cleaning liquid to a piece of FUJIFILM lens 
cleaning paper and wipe gently.
• Do not scratch hard objects against the lens, or LCD 
monitor.
• Clean the body of the camera with a soft, dry cloth. Do 
not use volatile substances or cleaning products these 
items can cause damage.
Using the Camera When Traveling
When traveling overseas, do not place your camera in the 
check-in baggage. Baggage can be subjected to violent 
shocks, and the camera may be damaged inside or 
outside.
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