The model and serial numbers are located at the rear.
Record these numbers in the spaces provided below.
Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your
Sony dealer regarding this product.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
expose the unit to rain or moisture.
Dangerously high voltage are present
inside the unit.
Do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing
to qualified personnel only.
In the event of a malfunction or when maintenance is
necessary, consult an authorized Sony dealer.
For the customers in the U.S.A.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with
the limits for a Class A digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful interference when the
equipment is operated in a commercial environment.
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instruction manual, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. Operation of this
equipment in a residential area is likely to cause harmful
interference in which case the user will be required to correct
the interference at his own expense.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not
expressly approved in this manual could void your authority
to operate this equipment.
For the customers in the United Kingdom
THIS APPARATUS MUST BE EARTHED
The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with
the following code:
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this
apparatus may not correspond with the coloured markings
identifying the terminals in your plug proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured green-and-yellow must be
connected to the terminal in the plug which is marked by the
letter E or by the safety earth symbol Y or coloured green or
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured black.
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red.
Ensure that your equipment is connected correctly - If you
are in any doubt consult a qualified electrician.
Picture distortion may occur if this monitor is positioned
in close proximity to any equipment emitting
• Operate the unit only with a power source as
specified in "Specifications" section.
• The nameplate indicating operating voltage, power
consumption, etc., is located at the rear.
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into the cabinet,
unplug the unit and have it checked by qualified
personnel before operating it any further.
• Do not drop or place heavy objects on the power
cord. If the power cord is damaged, turn off the
power immediately. It is dangerous to use the unit
with a damaged power cord.
• Unplug the unit from the wall outlet if it is not to be
used for several days or more.
• Disconnect the power cord from the AC outlet by
grasping the plug, not by pulling the cord.
• The socket-outlet shall be installed near the
equipment and shall be easily accessible.
• Allow adequate air circulation to prevent internal heat
Do not place the unit on surfaces (rugs, blankets, etc.)
or near materials (curtains, draperies) that may block
the ventilation holes.
• Do not install the unit in a location near heat sources
such as radiators or air ducts, or in a place subject to
direct sunlight, excessive dust, mechanical vibration
To keep the unit looking brand-new, periodically clean
it with a mild detergent solution. Never use strong
solvents such as thinner or benzine, or abrasive
cleansers since they will damage the cabinet. As a
safety precaution, unplug the unit before cleaning it.
Do not throw away the carton and packing materials.
They make an ideal container which to transport the
If you have any questions about this unit, contact your
authorized Sony dealer.
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About this manual
Before operating the unit, please read this manual
thoroughly and retain it for future reference.
The explanation given in this manual can be applied to
the following models unless noted otherwise.
When explanation differs among models, this is clearly
indicated in this manual.
• PVM-14N5A/14N5E/14N5U (14-inch monitor)
• PVM-14N6A/14N6E/14N6U (14-inch monitor)
• PVM-20N5A/20N5E/20N5U (20-inch monitor)
• PVM-20N6A/20N6E/20N6U (20-inch monitor)
Illustrations of the video monitor are for the PVM-