Device maintenance and repairs
8.2 Recycling and disposal
Recycling and disposal
The devices described in these operating instructions can be recycled thanks to their low
level of pollutants. Contact a certified disposal service company for environmentally sound
recycling and disposal of your old devices.
Installing and removing hardware
Carrying out repairs
Only qualified personnel are permitted to repair the device.
Unauthorized opening and improper repairs on the device may result in substantial damage
to equipment or endanger the user.
• Always disconnect the power plug before you open the device.
• Only install system expansion devices designed for this device. If you install other
If you install or exchange system expansions and damage your device, the warranty
Electrostatic sensitive devices (ESD)
The device contains electronic components which are destroyed by electrostatic charges.
This can result in malfunctions and damage to the machine or plant.
Therefore, make sure you take precautionary measures even when you open the device,
for example, when opening device doors, device covers or the housing cover. For more
information, refer to the section "ESD Guideline (Page 112)"
expansion devices, you may damage the device or violate the safety requirements and
regulations on RF suppression. Contact your technical support team or where you
purchased your PC to find out which system expansion devices may safely be installed.
Operating Instructions, 12/2016, A5E03409486-AE