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Important Safety Information - Philips audio player SA4000 series Quick Start Manual

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Important safety information

General maintenance
To avoid damage or malfunction:
• Do not expose the player to excessive heat caused by heating
equipment or direct sunlight.
• Do not drop your player or allow objects to fall on your player.
• Do not allow your player to be submerged in water. Do not
expose headphone socket or battery compartment to water, as
water entering the set may cause major damage.
• Do not use any cleaning agents containing alcohol, ammonia,
benzene, or abrasives as these may harm the set.
• Active mobile phones in the vicinity may cause interference.
• Backup your files. Please ensure that you retain the original files
you have downloaded to your device. Philips is not responsible for
any loss of data if the product becomes damaged or not readable /
• Manage (transfer, delete, etc.) your music files only with the
supplied music software to avoid problems!
About operating and storage temperatures
• Operate in a place where temperature is always between 0 and
35ºC (32 to 95ºF)
• Store in a place where temperature is always between -20 and
45ºC (-4 to 113ºF)
• Battery life may be shortened in low temperature conditions.
Replacements parts/ accessories
Visit or (for
US residents) or contact our Customer Care Helpline (the telephone
number can be found on the first page of this manual) to order
replacement parts/ accessories.
Hearing Safety
Listen at a moderate volume.
• Using headphones at a high volume can impair your hearing.
This product can produce sounds in decibel ranges that may
cause hearing loss for a normal person, even for exposure
less than a minute. The higher decibel ranges are offered for those
that may have already experienced some hearing loss.
• Sound can be deceiving. Over time your hearing "comfort level"
adapts to higher volumes of sound. So after prolonged listening,
what sounds "normal" can actually be loud and harmful to your
hearing. To guard against this, set your volume to a safe level
before your hearing adapts and leave it there.
To establish a safe volume level:
• Set your volume control at a low setting.
• Slowly increase the sound until you can hear it comfortably and
clearly, without distortion.
Listen for reasonable periods of time:
• Prolonged exposure to sound, even at normally "safe" levels, can
also cause hearing loss.
• Be sure to use your equipment reasonably and take appropriate
Be sure to observe the following guidelines when using your
• Listen at reasonable volumes for reasonable periods of time.
• Be careful not to adjust the volume as your hearing adapts.
• Do not turn up the volume so high that you can't hear what's
around you.
• You should use caution or temporarily discontinue use in
potentially hazardous situations.
• Do not use headphones while operating a motorized vehicle,
cycling, skateboarding, etc.; it may create a traffic hazard and is
illegal in many areas.
Important (for models supplied with headphones):
Philips guarantees compliance with the maximum sound power of its
audio players as determined by relevant regulatory bodies only with
the original model of provided headphones. In case this one needs
replacement, we recommend that you contact your retailer to order
a model identical to that of the original, provided by Philips.
Copyright information
All other brands and product names are trademarks of their
respective companies or organizations.
Unauthorized duplication of any recordings whether downloaded
from the Internet or made from audio CDs is a violation of copyright
laws and international treaties.
The making of unauthorized copies of copy-protected material,
including computer programmes, files, broadcasts and sound
recordings, may be an infringement of copyrights and constitute a
criminal offence. This equipment should not be used for such
This product is protected by certain intellectual property rights of
Microsoft Corporation. Use or distribution of such technology
outside of this product is prohibited without a license from Microsoft
or an authorized Microsoft subsidiary.
Content providers are using the digital rights management
technology for Windows Media contained in this device ("WM-
DRM") to protect the integrity of their content ("Secure Content")
so that their intellectual property, including copyright, in such
content is not misappropriated. This device uses WM-DRM software
to play Secure Content ("WM-DRM Software"). If the security of the
WM-DRM Software in this device has been compromised, Microsoft
may revoke (either on its own or upon the request of the owners of
Secure Content ("Secure Content Owners")) the WM-DRM
Software's right to acquire new licenses to copy, display and/or play
Secure Content. Revocation may also prevent your device's ability to
transfer, store, copy, display and/or play Secure Content which you
have previously stored on your Device. Revocation does not alter
the WM-DRM Software's ability to play unprotected content. A list
of revoked WM-DRM Software is sent to your device whenever you
download a license for Secure Content from the Internet or from a
PC. Microsoft may, in conjunction with such license, also download
revocation lists onto your device on behalf of Secure Content
Owners, which may disable your device's ability to copy, display
and/or play Secure Content.
In the event of revocation, Philips will attempt to make available
software updates to restore some or all of your device's ability to
transfer, store, access, copy, display and/or play Secure Content.
However, the ability to make such updates available does not rest
solely with Philips. Philips does not guarantee that, after revocation,
such software updates will be available. If such updates are not
available, your device will not have the ability to transfer, store, copy,
display and/or play Secure Content - even Secure Content which you
have previously stored on your device.
In addition, even if such software updates are available, they may not
enable your Device to transfer, store, copy, display, and/or play
Secure Content which was previously stored on your Device. In
some cases you may be able to transfer the content from the PC. In
other cases, you may have to repurchase previously obtained Secure
To summarize - Microsoft, Secure Content Owners, and Secure
Content distributors may deny you access, or restrict your access, to
Secure Content. They may also disable your device's ability to
transfer, store, copy, display and/or play Secure Content even after
you have paid for and obtained it. Neither your consent nor the
Important safety information



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