General Safety Instructions

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General Safety Instructions

1. Read instructions. Read the safety and operating instructions before operating the appliance.

2. Retain instructions. Retain the safety and operating instructions for future reference.

3. Heed warnings. Observe all warnings on the appliance and in the operating instructions.

4. Follow instructions. Follow all operating and use instructions.

5. Water and moisture. Do not use the appliance near water, for example near a bathtub,washbowl, kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool and the like.

6. Carts and stands. Use only with a cart or stand that is recommended by the manufacturer.

6a. An appliance and cart combination should be used with care.Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the

appliance and cart combination to overturn.

7. Wall or ceiling mounting. Mount to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.

8. Ventilation. Site the appliance 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 builtin installation such as a bookcase or cabinet that may impede the flow of air through the ventilation openings.

9. Heat. Site the appliance away from heat sources such as radiators, heaters, stoves, or other appliances (including amplifiers) that produce heat.

10. Power sources. Connect the appliance to a power supply only of the type described in the operating instructions or marked on the appliance.

11. Grounding or polarisation. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarised or grounding type plug. A polarised 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 is provided for your safety. When the provided plug does not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.

12. Power cord protection. Route power cords so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, power sockets, and at the point where they exit from the appliance. 13. Mains plug. Use the mains plug to disconnect the product from the mains supply.The mains plug must be accessible at all times. Use the mains switch (if applicable) when the product is not in use.

14. Cleaning. The product should be cleaned only as recommended by the manufacturer.

15. Power lines. An outdoor antenna should be located away from power lines.

16. Outdoor antenna grounding. If an outdoor antenna is connected to the tuner/receiver, ensure that the antenna system is grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and static build up. In the USA see article 810 of the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA 70 concerning installation requirements.

17. Lightning storms. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time.

18. Objects and liquid entry. Do not let objects or liquids fall into the product.Do not expose the product to dripping or splashing. Do not place a vessel containing liquid on top of the product.

19. Damage requiring service. The product should be serviced by qualified personnel if:

a) The power cord or plug has been damaged.
b) Objects or liquid have fallen into the product.
c) The product has been exposed to rain.
d) The product does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in operation.
e) The product has been dropped or the enclosure damaged.

20. Servicing. Do not attempt to service the product beyond that described in the operating instructions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified service personnel. ii