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Do not use the supplied mains lead on any other
Mains lead is damaged.
Poor fitting of mains socket.
TV set is damaged by being dropped, hit or having
something thrown at it.
Do not pinch, bend, or twist the mains lead excessively.
The core conductors may be exposed or broken.
Do not modify the mains lead.
Do not put anything heavy on the mains lead.
Do not pull on the mains lead itself when disconnecting
the mains lead.
Any liquid or solid object falls through openings in
Do not connect too many appliances to the same mains
Do not use a poor fitting mains socket.
Viewing the TV
View the TV in moderate light, as viewing the TV in
poor light or during long period of time, strains your
Do not install/use the TV set in locations,
environments or situations such as those listed
below, or the TV set may malfunction and cause a
fire, electrical shock, damage and/or injuries.
When using headphones, adjust the volume so as to
avoid excessive levels, as hearing damage may result.
Outdoors (in direct sunlight), at the seashore, on a ship or
other vessel, inside a vehicle, in medical institutions,
unstable locations, near water, rain, moisture or smoke.
Although the LCD screen is made with high-precision
technology and 99.99% or more of the pixels are
effective, black dots may appear or bright points of light
screen. This is a structural property of the LCD screen
and is not a malfunction.
Do not push or scratch the front filter, or place objects on
top of this TV set. The image may be uneven or the LCD
screen may be damaged.
If this TV set is used in a cold place, a smear may occur
in the picture or the picture may become dark. This does
not indicate a failure. These phenomena disappear as the
Ghosting may occur when still pictures are displayed
continuously. It may disappear after a few moments.
The screen and cabinet get warm when this TV set is in
use. This is not a malfunction.
The LCD screen contains a small amount of liquid
crystal. Some fluorescent tubes used in this TV set also
contain mercury. Follow your local ordinances and
regulations for disposal.
red, blue, or green) may appear constantly on the LCD
Places that are hot, humid, or excessively dusty; where
insects may enter; where it might be exposed to mechanical
vibration, near flammable objects (candles, etc).
The TV set shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing
and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases, shall be
placed on the TV.
Do not use when your hands are wet, with the cabinet
removed, or with attachments not recommended by the
manufacturer. Disconnect the TV set from mains socket
and aerial during lightning storms.
Do not throw anything at the TV set. The screen glass
may break by the impact and cause serious injury.
If the surface of the TV set cracks, do not touch it until
you have unplugged the mains lead. Otherwise electric
shock may result.
Handling and cleaning the screen surface/cabinet
of the TV set
Be sure to unplug the mains lead connected to the TV set
from mains socket before cleaning.
To avoid material degradation or screen coating
degradation, observe the following precautions.
To remove dust from the screen surface/cabinet, wipe
gently with a soft cloth. If dust is persistent, wipe with a
soft cloth slightly moistened with a diluted mild
Never use any type of abrasive pad, alkaline/acid
cleaner, scouring powder, or volatile solvent, such as
alcohol, benzene, thinner or insecticide. Using such
materials or maintaining prolonged contact with rubber
or vinyl materials may result in damage to the screen
surface and cabinet material.
When adjusting the angle of the TV set, move it slowly
so as to prevent the TV set from moving or slipping off
from its table stand
When not in use
If you will not be using the TV set for several days, the
TV set should be disconnected from the mains for
environmental and safety reasons.
As the TV set is not disconnected from the mains when
the TV set is just turned off, pull the plug from the mains
to disconnect the TV set completely.
However, some TV sets may have features that require
the TV set to be left in standby to work correctly.
Do not allow children to climb on the TV set.
Keep small accessories out of the reach of children, so
that they are not mistakenly swallowed.
If the following problems occur...
Keep optional components or any equipment emitting
electromagnetic radiation away from the TV set. Otherwise
picture distortion and/or noisy sound may occur.
Turn off the TV set and unplug the mains lead
immediately if any of the following problems occur.
Ask your dealer or Sony service centre to have it
checked by qualified service personnel.