Fujifilm FinePix A400 User Manual (en)

Using Your Camera Correctly
Places to Avoid
Do not store or use the camera in the following types of 
• 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 A400 / FinePix A500 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 
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, 
LCD monitor, or viewfinder, 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, LCD 
monitor, or viewfinder.
• 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 
Read this information and the “Safety Notes” (
➝p.128), to make sure you use your camera correctly.