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
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.
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.
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
b) If liquid has been spilled, or objects have
fallen into the product,
c) If the product has been exposed to rain or
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
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
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
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.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS