GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION
If this product is equipped with a polarized
alternating current line plug (a plug having one
blade wider than the other), it will fit into the 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
If this product is equipped with a three-wire
grounding type plug, a plug having a third
(grounding) pin, it will only fit into a grounding type
power outlet. This is a safety feature. If you are
unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact
your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do
not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding
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.
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. See Figure A.
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
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.
OVERLOADING -- Do not overload wall outlets,
extension cords, or integral convenience
receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ INSTRUCTIONS -- All the safety and operating
instructions should be read before the product is
RETAIN INSTRUCTIONS -- The safety and operating
instructions should be retained for future
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 followed.
CLEANING -- Unplug this product from the wall outlet
before cleaning. The product should be cleaned
only with a polishing cloth or a soft dry cloth. Never
clean with furniture wax, benzine, insecticides or
other volatile liquids since they may corrode the
ATTACHMENTS -- Do not use attachments not
recommended by the product manufacturer as
they may cause hazards.
WATER AND MOISTURE -- Do not use this product
near water -- for example, near a bathtub, wash
bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry tub; in a wet
basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like.
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, or sold with
the product. Any mounting of the product should
follow the manufacturer's instructions, and should
use a mounting accessory recommended by the
CART -- 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.
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.
POWER SOURCES -- This product should be operated
only from the type of power source indicated on
the marking label. If you are not sure of the type
of power supply to your home, consult your
product dealer or local power company.
LOCATION -- The appliance should be installed in a
NONUSE PERIODS -- The power cord of the
appliance should be unplugged from the outlet
when left unused for a long period of time.
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.
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.
DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE -- Unplug this
product from the wall outlet and refer servicing to
qualified service personnel under the following
When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen
into the product.
If the product has been exposed to rain or water.
If the product does not operate normally by
following the operating instructions. Adjust only
those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions as an improper adjustment of other
controls may result in damage and will often
require extensive work by a qualified technician to
restore the product to its normal operation.
If the product has been dropped or damaged in
When the product exhibits a distinct change in
performance -- this indicates a need for service.
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.
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.
HEAT -- The product should be situated away from
heat sources such as radiators, heat registers,
stoves, or other products (including amplifiers) that
WALL OR CEILING MOUNTING -- The product
should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as
recommended by the manufacturer.
(NEC SECTION 810-20)
(NEC SECTION 810-21)
POWER SERVICE GROUNDING
(NEC ART 250, PART H)
NEC NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE