Read all the instructions carefully before using the unit
and keep them for future reference.
Retain the manual. If you pass the unit onto a third
party make sure to include this manual.
Check that the voltage marked on the rating label
matches your mains voltage.
Please inspect the unit for damage after unpacking.
Do not continue to operate the unit if you are in any
doubt about it working normally, or if it is damaged
in any way - switch off, withdraw the mains plug and
consult your dealer.
Location of Unit
The unit must be placed on a flat stable surface and
should not be subjected to vibrations.
Do not place the unit on sloped or unstable surfaces as
the unit may fall off or tip over.
The mains socket must be located near the unit and
should be easily accessible.
This unit is designed for indoor, domestic use only.
Avoid extreme degrees of temperature, either hot or
cold. Place the unit well away from heat sources such
as radiators or gas / electric fires.
Avoid exposure to direct sunlight and other sources of
Never place any type of candle or naked flame on the
top of or near the unit.
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product
damage, do not expose this unit to rain, moisture,
dripping or splashing. No objects filled with liquids,
such as vases, should be placed on the unit.
If you spill any liquid into the unit, it can cause serious
damage. Switch it off at the mains immediately.
Withdraw the mains plug and consult your dealer.
To prevent the risk of electric shock or fire hazard
due to overheating, ensure that curtains and other
materials do not obstruct the ventilation vents.
Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in
cabinet or in another confined space. Ensure the unit is
Make sure that there is a gap of at least 10 cm on both
sides and a gap of 20 cm at the top.
Always disconnect the unit from the mains supply
before connecting / disconnecting other devices or
moving the unit.
Unplug the unit from the mains socket during a
Make sure the unit or unit stand is not resting on top of
the mains cable, as the weight of the unit may damage
the mains cable and create a safety hazard.
If the mains cable is damaged it must be replaced
by the manufacturer, its service agent, or similarly
qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
Do not place the unit on or near appliances which may
cause electromagnetic interference. If you do, it may
adversely affect the operating performance of the unit,
and cause a distorted picture or sound.
View the unit in moderate light to prevent eye strain. It
is recommended to watch the unit from a distance
3-7 times that of the screen height.
The LCD screen is manufactured using high-precision
technology. However, some tiny black points and /
or bright points (red, blue or green in colour) may
constantly appear on the LCD screen. These points
are generated in the manufacturing process and are
A characteristic of Plasma and TV Panels is that
displaying the same image for a long time may cause
a permanent after-image to remain on the screen. This
is called screen burn. Most pictures shown on the unit
will be constantly moving and fill the screen.
Examples of images that you need to watch out for are
as follows (this is not an all-inclusive list):
1. Black Bars: If black bars appear at the left / right or
top / bottom of the screen, it is recommended to
change the format so that the picture fills the entire
2. TV Channel Logos: e.g. Shopping channel logos
and pricing displays - especially if they are bright
and stationary. Moving or low-contrast graphics are
less likely to cause ageing of the screen.
3. Time Displays
4. Teletext: Do not view a stationary page for long
periods of time.
5. TV Menus
6. Pause Mode: Do not leave the screen in pause
mode for long periods of time, e.g. when watching
To prevent screen burn if viewing any of the above for
long periods of time, reduce contrast and brightness
when viewing. Once burn-in occurs it will never
Listening to loud sounds for prolonged periods of time
may permanently damage your hearing.
Before putting on earphones, turn the volume down
then put the earphones on and slowly increase the
volume until you reach a comfortable listening level.