27) 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
lightning activity: a) an antenna system; or b) cables,
wires, or any home theater component connected to
an antenna or phone system.
For better performance and safer operation of your TOSHIBA
TV, follow these recommendations and precautions:
29) If you use the TV in a room whose temperature is 32 °F
(0 °C) or below, the picture brightness may vary until the
LCD warms up. This is not a sign of malfunction.
30) Always unplug the TV before
cleaning. Gently wipe the
display panel surface (the TV
screen) using a dry, soft cloth
only (cotton, flannel, etc.). A
hard cloth may damage the
surface of the panel. Avoid
contact with alcohol, thinner, benzene, acidic or alkaline
solvent cleaners, abrasive cleaners, or chemical cloths,
which may damage the surface. Never spray volatile
compounds such as insecticide on the cabinet. Such
products may damage or discolor the cabinet.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK!
Never spill liquids or push objects of any kind into the TV
32) While it is thundering, do not touch the connecting cables
33) 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.
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)
34) 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.
DANGER: RISK OF
INJURY OR DEATH!
Never strike the screen with a sharp
or heavy object.
36) • The LCD screen of this product can be damaged by
ultraviolet radiation from the sun. When selecting a
location for the television, avoid locations where the
screen may be exposed to direct sunlight, such as in
front of a window.
Never touch, press, or place anything on the LCD
screen. These actions will damage the LCD screen.
If you need to clean the LCD screen, follow the
instructions in item 30 on this page.
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. Failure to follow this WARNING
may result in death or serious injury. Refer all servicing
not specified in this manual to a Toshiba Authorized
38) 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 condition.
39) The cold cathode fluorescent lamp in the LCD panel
contains a small amount of mercury.
When the TV reaches the end of its useful life, dispose
of the used TV by the approved method for your area, or
ask a qualified service technician to properly dispose of
Note: The lamp(s) inside this product contain
mercury. Disposal may be regulated due to
environmental considerations. For disposal or
recycling information, contact your local authorities or the
Electronics Industries Alliance (www.eiae.org).