6. Power Sources This product should be operated
only from the type of power source indicated on the
product. If you are not sure of the type of power supply
to your home, consult your product dealer or local power
CAUTION Polarization This product may
be equipped with a polarized alternating-current line
plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other).
This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This
is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug
fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug
should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace
your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose
of the polarized plug.
8. 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 at plugs,
convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the product.
9. Lightning For added protection for this product
during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended
and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from
the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable
system. This will prevent damage to the product due to
lightning and power-line surges.
10.Overloading Do not overload wall outlets,
extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as
this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.
11.Object and Liquid Entry 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.
1.Servicing Do not attempt to service this product
yourself as opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all
servicing to qualified service personnel.
13.Damage Requiring Service Unplug this product
from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personnel under the following conditions:
a) When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
b) If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen
into the product,
c) If the product has been exposed to rain or water,
d) If the product does not operate normally by
following the operating instructions.
e) If the product has been dropped or damaged in
any way, and
f) When the product exhibits a distinct change in
performance this indicates a need for service.
g) If an abnormal smell or smoke is detected.
14.Replacement Parts When replacement parts
are required, be sure the service technician has used
replacement parts specified by the manufacturer
or have the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock, or other hazards.
15.Safety Check 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.
16.Wall or Ceiling Mounting This product
should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as
recommended by the manufacturer.
17.Heat This product should be situated away
from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,
stoves, or other products that produce heat. Do not
place a flaming object, such as a candle or lantern,
or near the product.
18.Power Lines 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
19.Outdoor Antenna Grounding If an outside
antenna or cable system is 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 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
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA
GROUNDING AS PER NATIONAL
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
NEC NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
LEAD IN WIRE
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
1. Item 7 is not required except for grounded or
2. Item 19 complies with UL in the U.S.A.