• Caution – The use of optical instruments
with this product will increase eye hazard.
• To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not
place objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, on the apparatus.
• Should any solid object or liquid fall into
the cabinet, unplug the player and have it
checked by qualified personnel before
operating it any further.
On power sources
• The player is not disconnected from the AC
power source as long as it is connected to
the wall outlet, even if the player itself has
been turned off.
• If you are not going to use the player for a
long time, be sure to disconnect the player
from the wall outlet. To disconnect the AC
power cord, grasp the plug itself; never pull
• Should the AC power cord need to be
changed, have it done at a qualified service
• Place the player in a location with adequate
ventilation to prevent heat build-up in the
• Do not place the player on a soft surface
such as a rug that might block the
• Do not place the player in a location near
heat sources, or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust, or mechanical
• Do not install the player in an inclined
position. It is designed to be operated in a
horizontal position only.
• Keep the player away from equipment with
strong magnets, such as microwave ovens,
or large loudspeakers.
• Do not place heavy objects on the player.
• If the player is brought directly from a cold
to a warm location, or is placed in a very
damp room, moisture may condense on the
lenses inside the player. Should this occur,
the player may not operate properly. In this
case, remove the disc and leave the player
turned on for about half an hour until the
• When you move the player, take out any
discs. If you don't, the disc may be
On disconnecting the AC power cord
Since this player may read and store the disc
information at any time, always set the player
to standby mode before unplugging the AC
power cord to ensure that the data is stored
On adjusting volume
Do not turn up the volume while listening to
a section with very low level inputs or no
audio signals. If you do, the speakers may be
damaged when a peak level section is played.
Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a
soft cloth slightly moistened with a mild
detergent solution. Do not use any type of
abrasive pad, scouring powder or solvent
such as alcohol or benzine.
On cleaning discs
Do not use a commercially available cleaning
disc. It may cause a malfunction.
Caution: This player is capable of holding a
still video image or on-screen display image
on your television screen indefinitely. If
you leave the still video image or on-screen
display image displayed on your TV for an
extended period of time, you risk permanent
damage to your television screen. Plasma
Display Panel televisions and projection
televisions are especially susceptible to this.
On transporting the player
Before transporting the player, follow the
procedure below to return the internal
mechanisms to their original positions.
Remove the disc from the disc tray.
OPEN/CLOSE to close the disc
Make sure that "NO DISC" appears on
the front panel display.
Wait for 10 seconds, then press ?/1 to
turn off the player.
The player enters standby mode.
Disconnect the AC power cord.
If you have any questions or problems
concerning your player, please consult your
nearest Sony dealer.