For the TV with a three-wire grounding type AC
power cord plug (Class 1 unit)
This TV must be connected to an AC power socket
outlet with a protective earthing connection.
AC power cord
If you damage the AC power cord, it may result in a fire or an electric
shock. If the AC power cord is damaged, stop using it and ask your dealer
or Sony service center to exchange it.
Do not place the TV where the power cord is subject to wear or
Do not pinch, bend, or twist the cord excessively. The core lines may
be bared and cut, and cause a short-circuit, resulting in a fire or an
Do not convert or damage the power cord.
Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over
the power cord.
Do not pull the power cord.
Do not move the TV with the power cord
Keep the power cord away from heat sources.
Be sure to grasp the plug when disconnecting
the power cord.
Do not use a poor fitting outlet.
Insert the plug fully into the outlet. If it is loose, it may
cause arcing and result in a fire.
Contact your electrician to have the outlet changed.
For your safety, unplug the AC power cord when wiring cables.
Take care not to catch your feet on the cables. It may damage the TV.
Do not touch the AC power cord or the TV with a wet
hand. If you plug/unplug the AC power cord from the
TV with a wet hand, it may cause electric shock.
For added protection for this TV during a lightning storm, or when it is left
unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall
outlet and disconnect the antenna. This will prevent damage to the receiver
due to lightning and power line surges.
Outdoor Antenna Grounding
If an outdoor antenna is installed, follow the precautions below. An
outdoor antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead
power lines or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can come
in contact with such power lines or circuits.
WHEN INSTALLING AN OUTDOOR ANTENNA SYSTEM,
EXTREME CARE SHOULD BE TAKEN TO KEEP FROM
CONTACTING SUCH POWER LINES OR CIRCUITS AS CONTACT
WITH THEM IS ALMOST INVARIABLY FATAL.
Be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to provide some protection
against voltage surges and built-up static charges.
Section 810 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) in the USA and Section
54 of the Canadian Electrical Code in Canada provides information with
respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure,
grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of
grounding conductors, location of antenna discharge unit, connection to
grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode.
Antenna Grounding According to the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70
NEC: National Electrical Code
Do not dispose of batteries in a fire.
Do not short circuit, disassemble or overheat the batteries.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only
with the same or equivalent type.
Disposal of used batteries
To preserve our environment, dispose of used batteries according to your
local laws or regulations.
Clean the AC power plug regularly.
If the plug is covered with dust and it picks
up moisture, its insulation may deteriorate
and result in a fire. Unplug the AC power
plug and clean it regularly.
Unplug the AC power cord when
cleaning this TV. If not, it may result in
Clean the cabinet of the TV with a dry
soft cloth. To remove dust from the
screen, wipe it gently with a soft cloth.
Stubborn stains may be removed with a cloth slightly dampened
with a solution of mild soap and warm water. Never use strong
solvents such as thinner or benzine for cleaning.
If using a chemically pretreated cloth, please follow the instruction
provided on the package.
This TV contains a strong magnet in the speaker unit that generates a
magnetic field. Keep any items susceptible to magnetic fields away from
If a snapping or popping sound from the TV is con-
tinuous or frequent while the TV is operating,
unplug the TV and consult your dealer or service
technician. It is normal for some TVs to make occa-
sional snapping or popping sounds, particularly
when being turned on or off.
Antenna lead-in wire
Antenna discharge unit
(NEC Section 810-20)
(NEC Section 810-21)
Power service grounding
(NEC Art 250 Part H)