SW-12 (120V) OM
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IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
18. An outside antenna system should not be
located in the vicinity of overhead power lines
or other electric light or power circuits, or where
it can fall into such power lines or circuits.When
installing an outside antenna system, extreme
care should be taken to keep from touching such
power lines or circuits, as contact with them
might be fatal.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
4. Refer all servicing to qualified service
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of electric shock,
do not remove cover (or back).
No user-serviceable parts inside.
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid
has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain
or moisture, does not operate normally, or has
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
or integral convenience receptacles, as this can
result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
9. Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords,
CAUTION: To prevent electric shock,
do not use this (polarized) plug with
an extension cord, receptacle or other outlet
unless the blades can be fully inserted to
prevent blade exposure.
20. Never push objects of any kind into this
product through openings, as they may touch
dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that
could result in a fire or electric shock. Never
spill liquid of any kind on the product.
the product manufacturer, as they may cause
5. Do not use attachments not recommended by
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, is intended to
alert the user to the presence of uninsulated
dangerous voltage” within the product’s
enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute
a risk of electric shock to persons.
6. This product should be operated only from the
1. Do not attempt to service this product
type of power source indicated on the marking
label. If you are not sure of the type of power
supply to your home, consult your product dealer
or local power company. For products intended to
operate from battery power, or other sources,
refer to the operating instructions.
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
yourself, as opening or removing covers may
expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards.
Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
22. When replacement parts are required, be sure
the service technician has used replacement
parts specified by the manufacturer or that have
the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire,
electric shock or other hazards.
. Read these instructions.
7. If an outside antenna or cable system is
. Keep these instructions.
connected to the product, be sure the antenna or
cable system is grounded so as to provide some
protection against voltage surges and built-up
static charges.Article 810 of the National
Electrical Code,ANSI/NFPA 70, provides
. Heed all warnings.
. Follow all instructions.
23. Upon completion of any service or repairs
to this product, ask the service technician to
perform safety checks to determine that the
product is in proper operating condition.
. Do not use this apparatus near water.
. Clean only with a dry cloth.
. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
. Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves or other apparatus
including amplifiers) that produce heat.
. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
information with regard to proper grounding of
the mast and supporting structure, grounding of
the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size
of grounding conductors, location of antenna
discharge unit, connection to grounding
electrodes, and requirements for the grounding
electrode. See Figure A.
24. The product should be mounted to a wall or
ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.
polarized or grounding-type plug.A polarized plug
has two blades with one wider than the other.A
grounding-type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong.The wide blade or the third
prong are provided for your safety. If the provided
plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an
electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
Example of Antenna Grounding as per
National ElectricalCode ANSI/NFPA 70
Antenna Lead-In Wireꢀ
0. Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched, particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles and the point where they exit from the
Antenna Discharge Unit (NEC Section 810-20)
1. Only use attachments/accessories specified by
Grounding Conductors (NEC Section 810-21)ꢀ
Electric Service Equipmentꢀ
2. Use only with the cart, stand,
tripod, bracket or table specified
by the manufacturer or sold with
the apparatus.When a cart is
Power Service Grounding Electrode Systemꢀ
(NEC Art. 250, Part H)