12.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
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
c) If the product has been exposed to rain or water,
d) If the product does not operate normally by following the
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
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 be fatal.
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 grounding electrode.
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
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 polarized
2. Item 19 complies with UL in the U.S.A.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read Instructions All the safety and operating instructions
should be read before the product is operated.
Retain Instructions The safety and operating instructions should
be retained for future reference.
Heed Warnings All warnings on the product and in the operating
instructions should be adhered to.
Follow Instructions All operating and use instructions should be
1. Cleaning Unplug this product from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a
damp cloth for cleaning.
2. Attachments Do not use attachments not recommended by
the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.
3. Water and Moisture This product shall not be exposed to
dripping and splashing for example, near a bath tub, wash
bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet basement; or near a
swimming pool; and the like. Do not place an object containing
liquid, such as a flower vase, on the appliance.
4. Accessories Do not place this product on an
unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The
product may fall, causing serious injury to a child
or adult, and serious damage to the product.
Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or
table recommended by the manufacturer. Any mounting of
the product should follow the manufacturer's instructions,
and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the
manufacturer. A product and cart combination should be moved
with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may
cause the product and cart combination to overturn.
5. Ventilation Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for
ventilation and to ensure reliable operation of the product and
to protect it from overheating, and these openings must not be
blocked or covered. The openings should never be blocked by
placing the product on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
This product should not be placed in a built-in installation such
as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or
the manufacturer's instructions have been adhered to.
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 company.
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.
Caution: Read this page carefully to ensure safe operation.