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On A Long Period Of Use; Handling And Maintenance Of The Screen; On Dew Condensation; On Repacking - Sony BVMF170A Operation Manual

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To reduce the risk of burn-in
• Turn off the character and marker displays
Press the MENU button to turn off the character displays.
To turn off the character or marker displays of the
connected equipment, operate the connected equipment
accordingly. For details, refer to the operation manual of
the connected equipment.
• Turn off the power when not in use
Turn off the power if the monitor is not to be used for a
prolonged period of time.
Screen saver
This product has a built-in screen saver function to reduce
burn-in. When an almost still image is displayed for more
than 10 minutes, the screen saver starts automatically and
the brightness of the screen decreases.

On a Long Period of Use

Due to an OLED's panel structure and characteristics of
materials in its design, displaying static images for
extended periods, or using the unit repeatedly in a high
temperature/high humidity environments may cause image
smearing, burn-in, areas of which brightness is
permanently changed, lines, or a decrease in overall
In particular, continued display of an image smaller than
the monitor screen, such as in a different aspect ratio, may
shorten the life of the unit.
Avoid displaying a still image for an extended period, or
using the unit repeatedly in a high temperature/high
humidity environment such an airtight room, or around the
outlet of an air conditioner.
To prevent any of the above issues, we recommend
reducing brightness slightly, and to turn off the power
whenever the unit is not in use.
Handling and Maintenance of the
The surface of the screen is specially coated to reduce
image reflection. Make sure to observe the following
points as improper maintenance procedures may impair the
screen's performance. In addition, the screen is vulnerable
to damage. Do not scratch or knock against it using a hard
• Be sure to disconnect the AC power cord from the AC
outlet before performing maintenance.
• The surface of the screen is specially coated. Do not
attach adhesive objects, such as stickers, on it.
• The surface of the screen is specially coated. Do not
touch the screen directly.
• Wipe the screen surface gently with the supplied
cleaning cloth or a soft dry cloth to remove dirt.
• Stubborn stains may be removed with the supplied
cleaning cloth, or a soft cloth slightly dampened with a
mild detergent solution.
• The screen may become scratched if the cleaning cloth is
• Never use strong solvents such as alcohol, benzene,
thinner, acidic or alkaline detergent, detergent with
abrasives, or chemical wipe as these may damage the
• Use a blower to remove dust from the screen surface.

On Dew Condensation

If the unit is suddenly taken from a cold to a warm location,
or if ambient temperature suddenly rises, moisture may
form on the outer surface of the unit and/or inside of the
unit. This is known as condensation. If condensation
occurs, turn off the unit and wait until the condensation
clears before operating the unit. Operating the unit while
condensation is present may damage the unit.

On Repacking

Do not throw away the carton and packing materials. They
make an ideal container which to transport the unit.

Disposal of the Unit

Do not dispose of the unit with general waste.
Do not include the monitor with household waste.
When you dispose of the monitor, you must obey the law
in the relative area or country.

On Fan Error

The fan for cooling the unit is built in. When the fan stops
and the OPERATE lamp flashes in red, the OVER RANGE
lamp flashes in amber, and the ECO lamp lights in magenta
on the front panel for fan error indication, turn off the
power and contact an authorized Sony dealer.
If you have any questions about this unit, please contact
your Sony service representative.


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