SAFETYINSTRUCTIONS - Read before operating equipment
This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict quality and
safety standards. There are, however, some installation and operation pre-
cautions which you should be particularly aware of.
11. Power-Cord Protection - Power supply cords should be routed so
that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed
upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords and plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions should
be read before the appliance is operated.
2. Cleaning - The appliance should be cleaned only as recommended
Retain Instructions - The safety and operating instructions should
be retained for future reference.
by the manufacturer.
3. Power Lines - An outdoor antenna should be located away from
Heed Warnings - All warnings on the appliance and in the operating
instructions should be adhered to.
4. Outdoor Antenna Grounding - If an outside antenna is connected to
the receiver, be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to pro-
vide some protection against voltage surges and built up static
Follow Instructions - All operating and use instructions should be
Water and Moisture - The appliance should not be used near water
for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub,
Section 810 of the National Electric Code, ANSI/NFPANo. 70-1984,
provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mats
and supporting structure grounding of the lead-in wire to an anten-
na discharge unit, size of grounding connectors, location of antenna-
discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes and require-
ments for the grounding electrode. See Fig. below.
in a wet basement or near a swimming pool, etc.
Carts and Stands - The appliance should be used only with a cart or
stand that is recommended by the manufacturer.
An appliance and cart combination should be moved
with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven sur-
faces may cause the appliance and cart combination to
15. Non-use Periods - The power cord of the appliance should be
unplugged from the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.
B. Tilt/Stability - All televisions must comply with recommended inter-
16. Object and Liquid Entry - Care should be taken so that objects do not
national global safety standards for tilt and stability properties of its
fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclosure through openings.
17. Damage Requiring Service - The appliance should be serviced by
qualified service personnel when:
A. The power supply cord or the plug has been damaged; or
B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the appliance;
Do not compromise these design standards by applying exces-
sive pull force to the front, or top, of the cabinet which could
ultimately overturn the product.
Also, do not endanger yourself, or children, by placing elec-
tronic equipment/toys on the top of the cabinet. Such items
could unsuspectingly fall from the top of the set and cause
product damage and/or personal injury.
C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or
D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a
marked change in performance; or
Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The appliance should be mounted to a
wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
E. The appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure damaged.
8. Servicing - The user should not attempt to service the appliance
beyond that described in the operating instructions. All other servic-
ing should be referred to qualified service personnel.
Ventilation - The appliance should be situated so that its location or
position does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example,
the appliance should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar
surface that may block the ventilation openings; or, placed in a built-
in installation, such as a bookcase or cabinet that may impede the
flow of air through the ventilation openings.
Heat - The appliance should be situated away from heat sources
such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other appliances (includ-
ing amplifiers) that produce heat.
Note to the CATVsystem installer: This reminder is provided to call the
CATVsystem installer's attention to Article 820-40 of the NEC that pro-
vides guidelines for proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the
cable ground shall be connected to the grounding system of the building,
as close to the point of cable entry as practical.
0. Power Sources - The appliance should be connected to a power sup-
ply only of the type described in the operating instructions or as
marked on the appliance.
Example of Antenna Grounding
as per NEC - National Electric Code
ANTENNA LEAD IN WIRE
ANTENNA DISCHARGE UNIT
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM
ELECTRIC SERVICE EQUIPMENT
(NEC ART 250, PART H)