23) Always operate this equipment from
a 120 VAC, 60 Hz power source only.
24) Always make sure the antenna system is properly
grounded to provide adequate protection against
voltage surges and built-up static charges
(see Section 810 of the National Electric Code).
Electric service equipment
DANGER: RISK OF SERIOUS PERSONAL
INJURY OR DEATH!
• Use extreme care to make sure you
are never in a position where your body (or any item
you are in contact with, such as a ladder or
screwdriver) can accidentally touch overhead power
lines. Never locate the antenna near overhead power
lines or other electrical circuits.
• Never attempt to install any of the following during
a) an antenna system; or b) cables, wires, or any
home theater component connected to an antenna or
For better performance and safer operation of your
TOSHIBA TV, follow these recommendations and
26) Always sit approximately 10–25 feet away from the TV
and as directly in front of it as possible. The picture
can appear dull if you sit too far to the left or right of
the TV, or if sunlight or room lights reflect on the
screen. Turn the TV off to check for reflections on the
screen, and then remove the source of reflections
while viewing the TV.
27) Always unplug the TV before
cleaning. Never use liquid or
WARNING: RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK!
Never spill liquids or push objects of any kind
into the TV cabinet slots.
Antenna lead-in wire
Antenna discharge unit
(NEC Section 810-20)
(NEC Section 810-21)
Power service grounding
electrode system (NEC Art 250 Part H)
29) [ This item applies to projection TVs only. ] If the air
temperature rises suddenly (for example, when the TV is
first delivered), condensation may form on the lenses.
This can make the picture appear distorted or the color
appear faded. If this happens, turn off the TV for 6 to 7
hours to allow the condensation to evaporate.
30) For added protection of your TV from lightning and
power surges, always unplug the power cord and
disconnect the antenna from the TV if you leave the TV
unattended or unused for long periods of time.
31) During normal use, the TV may make
occasional snapping or popping
sounds. This is normal, especially
when the unit is being turned on or
off. If these sounds become frequent
or continuous, unplug the power cord
and contact a Toshiba Authorized Service Center.
32) Possible Adverse Effects on TV Picture Tube: If a
fixed (non-moving) pattern remains on the TV screen for
long periods of time, the image can become
permanently engrained in the picture tube and cause
subtle but permanent ghost images. This type of
damage is NOT COVERED BY YOUR WARRANTY.
Never leave your TV on for long periods of time while it
is displaying the following formats or images:
• Fixed Images, such as PIP/POP windows, stock
tickers, video game patterns, TV station logos, and
• Special Formats that do not use the entire screen. For
example, viewing letterbox style (16:9) media on a
normal (4:3) display (gray bars at top and bottom of
screen); or viewing normal style (4:3) media on a
widescreen (16:9) display (gray bars on left and right
sides of screen).
WARNING: RISK OF ELECTRIC
SHOCK! Never attempt to service the
TV yourself. Opening and
removing the covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other
hazards. Refer all servicing to a
Toshiba Authorized Service Center.
34) If you have the TV serviced:
• Ask the service technician to use only replacement
parts specified by the manufacturer.
• Upon completion of service, ask
the service technician to perform
routine safety checks to determine
that the TV is in safe operating
35) When the TV reaches the end of its useful life, ask a
qualified service technician to properly dispose of the
TV. Improper disposal may result in a picture tube
implosion and possible personal injury.