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Safety Precautions; Power Cord - Hitachi L32VG08U Instructions For Use Manual

32” lcd colour television
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Safety Precautions

Please read the following recommended safety
precautions carefully for your safety.
This equipment has been designed and manufactured
to meet international safety standards but, like any
electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to
obtain the best results and safety is to be assured.
DO read the operating instructions before you attempt
to use the equipment.
DO ensure that all electrical connections (including
the mains plug, extension leads and inter-connections
between the pieces of equipment) are properly
made and in accordance with the manufacturer's
instructions. Switch off and withdraw the mains plug
before making or changing connections.
DO consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt
about the installation, operation or safety of your
DO be careful with glass panels or doors on
DO route the mains lead so that it is not likely to be
walked on, crushed, chafed, or subjected to excessive
wear and tear or heat.
DON'T remove any fi xed cover as this may expose
dangerous voltages.
DON'T obstruct the ventilation openings of the
equipment with items such as newspapers, tablecloths,
curtains, etc. Overheating will cause damage and
shorten the life of the equipment.
DON'T allow electrical equipment to be exposed to
dripping or splashing, or objects fi lled with liquids, such
as vases, to be placed on the equipment.
DON'T place hot objects or naked fl ame sources
such as lighted candles or nightlights on, or close to
equipment. High temperatures can melt plastic and
lead to fi res.
DON'T use makeshift stands and NEVER fi x legs
with wood screws - to ensure
complete safety always fit the manufacturer's
approved stand or legs with the fi xings
provided according to the instructions.
DON'T use equipment such as personal stereos or
radios so that you are distracted from
the requirements of traffi c safety. It is illegal to watch
television whilst driving.
DON'T listen to headphones at high volume, as such
use can permanently damage your
DON'T leave equipment switched on when it is
unattended unless it is specifi cally stated
that it is designed for unattended operation or has a
stand-by mode. Switch off using the
switch on the equipment and make sure that your
family know how to do this. Special
arrangements may need to be made for infi rm or
handicapped people.
DON'T continue to operate the equipment if you are
in any doubt about it working
normally, or if it is damaged in any way - switch off,
withdraw the mains plug and consult
your dealer.
--- NEVER let anyone especially children
push anything into holes, slots or any other
opening in the case - this could result in a
fatal electrical shock;
--- NEVER guess or take chances with
electrical equipment of any kind
--- it is better to be safe than sorry!
Power Source
The TV set should be operated only from a 220-240V
AC, 50 Hz outlet. Ensure that you select the correct
voltage setting for your convenience.

Power Cord

Do not place the set, a piece of furniture, etc. on the
power cord (mains lead) or pinch the cord. Handle the
power cord by the plug. Do not unplug the appliance
by pulling from the power cord and never touch the
power cord with wet hands as this could cause a short
circuit or electric shock. Never make a knot in the cord
or tie it with other cords. The power cords should be
placed in such a way that they are not likely to be
stepped on. A damaged power cord can cause fi re or
give you an electric shock. When it is damaged and
needs to be replaced, it should be done by qualifi ed
This TV receiver is supplied with a moulded mains
plug. The mains plug must not be cut off, as it may
contain a special radio interference fi lter, the removal
of which could lead to impaired performance. If you
wish to extend the lead, obtain an appropriate safety
approved extension lead or consult your dealer.
Observe the manufacturers instructions when
connecting extension leads to the set. Check the fuse
rating on the new plug; this should be fi tted with a 5
Amp fuse which conforms to either ASTA or BSI
(BS1362) approvals, these are easily identifi able by
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