Lenovo IdeaCentre B500 Safety And Warranty Manual

Lenovo safety and warranty guide v3.8.
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Safety and Warranty guide
Version 3.8
2009.8
31040250

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    Safety and Warranty guide Version 3.8 2009.8 31040250...

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  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Important safety information .......1 Conditions that require immediate action ......1 General safety guidelines ..........3 Service and upgrades ..........3 Static electricity prevention ..........4 Power cords and power adapters .......4 Voltage-selection switch ..........5 Extension cords and related devices ......5 Plugs and outlets ............6 External devices ............6 Batteries ..............6...

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    Liquid crystal display (LCD) notice ......16 Selection of Operation Environment ......17 Chapter 2 Lenovo Limited Warranty ......20 What this Warranty Covers ........20 How to Obtain Warranty Service .......20 What Your Service Provider Will Do to Correct Prob- lems .................21 Replacement of a Product or Part ......21 Your Additional Responsibilities .........22...

  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Important Safety Information, Conditions That Require Immediate Action

    Follow and retain all information included with your computer. The information in this document does not alter the terms of your purchase agreement or the Lenovo™ Limited Warranty. For more information, refer to “Lenovo Limited Warranty.” Customer safety is important. Our products are developed to be safe and effective.

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    Note: If you notice these conditions with a product (such as an extension cord) that is not manufactured for or by Lenovo, stop using that product until you can contact the product manufacturer for further instructions, or until you get a suitable replacement.

  • Page 8: General Safety Guidelines, Service And Upgrades

    Upgrades typically are referred to as options. Replacement parts approved for customer installation are referred to as Customer Replaceable Units, or CRUs. Lenovo provides documentation with instructions when it is appropriate for customers to install options or replace CRUs. You must closely follow all instructions when installing or replacing parts.

  • Page 9: Static Electricity Prevention, Power Cords And Power Adapters

    Static electricity prevention Static electricity, although harmless to you, can seriously damage computer components and options. Improper handling of static-sensitive parts can cause damage to the part. When you unpack an option or CRU, do not open the static- protective package containing the part until the instructions direct you to install it. When you handle options or CRUs, or perform any work inside the computer, take the following precautions to avoid static-electricity damage: •...

  • Page 10: Voltage-selection Switch, Extension Cords And Related Devices

    power cord or power adapter has been stressed by misuse. Liquids also can cause gradual corrosion of power cord terminals and/or the connector terminals on a power adapter, which can eventually result in overheating. Always connect power cords and signal cables in the correct order and ensure that all power cord connectors are securely and completely plugged into receptacles.

  • Page 11: Plugs And Outlets, External Devices, Batteries

    1394 cables while the computer power is on; otherwise, you might damage your computer. To avoid possible damage to attached devices, wait at least five seconds after the computer is shut down to disconnect external devices. Batteries All personal computers manufactured by Lenovo contain a non-rechargeable Safety and warranty guide...

  • Page 12: Heat And Product Ventilation

    In addition, many mobile products, such as notebook computers, utilize a rechargeable battery pack to provide system power when in portable mode. Batteries supplied by Lenovo for use with your product have been tested for compatibility and should only be replaced with approved parts.

  • Page 13: Operating Environment

    vents and perforations in the bezel. If you notice external dust accumulation, then examine and remove dust from the inside of the computer including heat sink inlet fins, power supply vents, and fans. Always turn off and unplug the computer before opening the cover.

  • Page 14: Electrical Current Safety Information

    cause damage. Electrical current safety information Danger Electrical current from power, telephone, and communication cables is hazardous. To avoid a shock hazard: • To prevent possible shock hazard, do not use your computer during a lightning storm. • Do not connect or disconnect any cables or perform installation, maintenance, or reconfiguration of this product during an electrical storm.

  • Page 15: Lithium Battery Notice, Modem Safety Information

    Lithium battery notice Caution Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. When replacing the lithium coin cell battery, use only the same or an equivalent type that is recommended by the manufacturer. The battery contains lithium and can explode if not properly used, handled, or disposed of. Do not: •...

  • Page 16: Laser Compliance Statement

    Laser compliance statement Some personal computer models are equipped from the factory with a CD or DVD drive. CD and DVD drives are also sold separately as options. CD and DVD drives are laser products. These drives are certified in the U.S. to conform to the requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services 21 Code of Federal Regulations (DHHS 21 CFR) Subchapter J for Class 1 laser products.

  • Page 17: Power Supply Statement, Products With Television Tuner Options Installed, Note To Catv System Installer

    Power supply statement Never remove the cover on a power supply or any part that has the following label attached. Hazardous voltage, current, and energy levels are present inside any component that has this label attached. There are no serviceable parts inside these components.

  • Page 18: Example Of Antenna Grounding

    Example of antenna grounding Ground clamp Power service grounding electrode system (NEC Article 250, Part H) Antenna lead-in wire Ground clamps Antenna discharge unit (NEC Electronic service Section 810-20) equipment Grounding conductors (NEC Section 810-21) Figure 1. Proper grounding for the cable Safety and warranty guide...

  • Page 19: Data Safety, Cleaning And Maintenance

    The following notice applies to all countries and regions: Danger Outdoor antenna grounding If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the equipment, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges.

  • Page 20: Using Headphones Or Earphones

    75 mV. Using headphones that do not comply with EN 50332-2 can be dangerous due to excessive sound pressure levels. If your Lenovo computer came with headphones or earphones in the package, as a set, the combination of the headphones or earphones and the computer already complies with the specifications of EN 50332-1.

  • Page 21: Additional Safety Information, Liquid Crystal Display (lcd) Notice

    Additional safety information Plastic bags can be dangerous. Keep plastic bags away from babies and children to avoid danger of suffocation. Remote control Caution: Do not use rechargeable batteries in this device. Liquid crystal display (LCD) notice DANGER To avoid shock hazard: •...

  • Page 22: Selection Of Operation Environment

    Your Additional Responsibilities Selection of Operation Environment Select a dry and clean workplace with sufficient sunlight and excellent ventilation, and provide the computer equipment with the power socket with fine grounded cable to meet your requirement. Set the monitor and screen to be on the even level with or slightly lower level than your line of sight Adjust the elevation of the monitor...

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    Warning It will cause irremovable failure when the computer is powered on immediately after it is moved from the environment with low temperature to the operating temperature, so make sure your computer to restore for more than 2 hrs under the operating temperature. 2.

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    Warning Must fully remove the dustproof shield (if provided) to facilitate the heating eradiation and ventilation when the computer is running or before the power supply of the computer is completely switched off. 6. Keep the computer away from objects or environments with electromagnetic interference (EMI) such as magnets, working mobile phones and electrical appliances.

  • Page 25: Chapter 2 Lenovo Limited Warranty, What This Warranty Covers, How To Obtain Warranty Service

    What this Warranty Covers Lenovo warrants that each hardware product that you purchase is free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use during the warranty period. The warranty period for the product starts on the original date of purchase specified on your sales receipt or invoice unless Lenovo informs you otherwise in writing.

  • Page 26: Lems, Replacement Of A Product Or Part

    When the warranty service involves the replacement of a product or part, the replaced product or part becomes Lenovo’s property and the replacement product or part becomes your property. Only unaltered Lenovo products and parts are eligible for replacement. The replacement product or part provided by Lenovo may not be new, but it will be in good working order and at least functionally equivalent to the original product or part.

  • Page 27: Your Additional Responsibilities, Use Of Personal Information, What This Warranty Does Not Cover

    Use of Personal Information If you obtain service under this warranty, Lenovo will store, use and process information about your warranty service and your contact information, including name, phone numbers, address, and e-mail address.

  • Page 28: Limitation Of Liability

    Limitation of Liability Lenovo is responsible for loss or damage to your product only while it is: 1) in your Service Provider’s possession; or 2) in transit in those cases where the Service Provider is responsible for the transportation.

  • Page 29: Dispute Resolution, Other Rights, European Economic Area (eea)

    THE SALE OF CONSUMER GOODS THAT CANNOT BE WAIVED OR LIMITED BY CONTRACT. European Economic Area (EEA) Customers in the EEA may contact Lenovo at the following address: EMEA Service Organisation, Lenovo (International) B.V., Floor 2, Einsteinova 21, 851 01, Bratislava, Slovakia. Service under this warranty for Lenovo hardware products purchased in EEA countries may be obtained in any EEA country in which the product has been announced and made available by Lenovo.

  • Page 30: Warranty Information

    Warranty Period Warranty Machine Type of Purchase Service Desktop Parts and Labor 1 Year 1, 2 or 3 Lenovo 3000 India Parts and Labor 1 Year 1, 2 or 4 IdeaCentre Malaysia Parts and Labor 1 Year 1, 2 or 4...

  • Page 31: Types Of Warranty Service

    An optional service offering may be available for purchase from Lenovo to have Lenovo install Self-service CRUs for you. You may find a list of CRUs and their designation in the publication that ships with your product or at www.lenovo.

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    You are responsible for its installation and verification of its operation. The replacement product becomes your property in exchange for the failed product, which becomes the property of Lenovo. You must pack the failed product in the shipping carton used to ship the replacement product and return it to Lenovo.

  • Page 33: Contents, Chapter 3 Notices, Declaration

    All the manuals included with your computer is provided to help you use Lenovo products appropriately, but it does not represent any description of the software/ hardware configuration for the product.

  • Page 34: Electronic Emissions Notices

    Overdrive, Powerplay, Radeon, The Ultimate Visual Experience, and combinations thereof are trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. in the United Sates and/or other jurisdictions. This is description of trademarks or registered trademarks of Lenovo and its partners. Other registered trademarks mentioned in all the manuals included with your computer belong to the specific company respectively.

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    • Consult an authorized dealer or service representative for help. Lenovo is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by using other than recommended cables or connectors or by unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment. Unauthorized changes or modifications could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

  • Page 36: Industry Canada Class B Emission Compliance Statement, European Union Emc Directive Conformance Statement

    Grenzwerte der EN 55022 Klasse B ein. Um dieses sicherzustellen, sind die Geräte wie in den Handbüchern beschrieben zu installieren und zu betreiben. Des Weiteren dürfen auch nur von der Lenovo empfohlene Kabel angeschlossen werden. Lenovo übernimmt keine Verantwortung für die Einhaltung der Schutzanforderungen, wenn das Produkt ohne Zustimmung der Lenovo verändert bzw.

  • Page 37: Korean Class B Statement, Japanese Vcci Class B Statement

    Dieses Gerät ist berechtigt, in Übereinstimmung mit dem Deutschen EMVG das EG-Konformitätszeichen - CE - zu führen. Verantwortlich für die Konformitätserklärung nach Paragraf 5 des EMVG ist die Lenovo (Deutschland) GmbH, Pascalstr. 100, D-70569 Stuttgart. Informationen in Hinsicht EMVG Paragraf 4 Abs. (1) 4: Das Gerät erfüllt die Schutzanforderungen nach EN 55024 und EN 55022...

  • Page 38: Power Cord Notice

    Lenovo product service information for Taiwan Power cord notice For your safety, Lenovo provides a power cord with a grounded attachment plug to use with this product. To avoid electrical shock, always use the power cord and plug with a properly groundedoutlet.

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    For units intended to be operated in Norway, Sweden, Finland: Use a cord set with a two-prong attachment plug. The cord set should have the appropriate safety approvals for the country in which the equipment will be installed. Power cord Used in these countries and regions part number 31-024952...

  • Page 40: Polyvinyl Chloride (pvc) Cable And Cord Notice

    31-035396 UK, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei, Ireland, United Arab Emirates 31-033857 Philippines, US, Mexico, Canada, Thailand, Venezuela, Columbia, Peru, Saudi Arabia 31-033858 31-035332 Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech, Slovakia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Indonesia, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Greece 31-035397 Australian, New Zealand...

  • Page 41: China Substance Disclosure Table, Turkish Statement Of Compliance

    Wash hands after handling. China substance disclosure table Turkish statement of compliance The Lenovo product meets the requirements of the Republic of Turkey Directive on the Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment (EEE).

  • Page 42: Waste Electrical And Electronic Equipment (weee) Notices

    Lenovo encourages owners of information technology (IT) equipment to responsibly recycle their equipment when it is no longer needed. Lenovo offers a variety of programs and services to assist equipment owners in recycling their IT products. Information on product recycling offerings can be found on Lenovo’s Internet site at: http://www.pc.ibm.com/ww/lenovo/about/environment...

  • Page 43: Japanese Recycling Statement

    Collecting and recycling a disused Lenovo computer or monitor If you are a company employee and need to dispose of a Lenovo computer or monitor that is the property of the company, you must do so in accordance with the Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Resources.

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