For your protection, please read these safety instructions completely before operating the appliance,
and keep this manual for future reference.
Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance and in the operating
instructions, and adhere to them.
Water and Moisture - Do not use powerline operated appliances
near water - for example, near a bathtub, washbowl, kitchen sink,
or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool, etc.
Heat - Do not place the appliance near or over a radiator or heat
register, or where it is exposed to direct sunlight.
Ventilation - The slots and openings in the cabinet are provided
for necessary ventilation. To ensure reliable operation of the
appliance, and to protect it from overheating, these slots and
openings must never be blocked or covered.
- Never cover the slots and openings with a cloth or other
Power Source - This appliance should be operated only from the
type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are
not sure of the type of electrical power supplied to your home,
consult your dealer or local power company. For those appliances
designed to operate from battery power, or other sources, refer to
the operating instructions.
Grounding or Polarization - This appliance is equipped with a
polarized AC power cord plug (a plug having one blade wider
than the other), or with a three-wire grounding type plug (a plug
having a third pin for grounding). Follow the instructions below:
• For the appliance with a polarized AC power cord plug:
This plug will fit into the power outlet only one way. This is a
safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the
outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should still fail to fit,
contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed. Do not
defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug by forcing it in.
• FQr the appliance with a three-wire grounding type AC plug:
This plug will only fit into a grounding-type power outlet. This
is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the
outlet, contact your electrician to have a suitable outlet installed.
Do not defeat the safety purpose of the grounding plug.
Overloading - Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or
convenience receptacles beyond their capacity, since this can result
in fire or electric shock.
Damage Requiring Service - Unplug the appliance from the wall
outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the
- When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
- If liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the
the appliance has been exposed to rain or water.
- The appliance does not appear to operate normally or exhibits
a marked change in performance. -This indicates a need for
- If the appliance does not operate normally when following
the operating instructions, adjust only those controls that are
specified in the operating instructions. Improper adjustment
of other controls may result in damage and will often require
extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the
appliance to normal operation.
- Never block the slots and openings by placing the appliance
on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.
- Never place the appliance in a confined space, such as a
bookcase or built-in cabinet, unless proper ventilation is
Accessories - Do not place the appliance on an unstable cart,
stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The appliance may fall, causing
serious injury to a child or an adult, and serious damage to the
appliance. Use only a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
recommended by Sony.
When not in use - Unplug the power cord of the appliance from
the outlet when left unused for a long period of time.
To disconnect the cord, pull it out by grasping the plug. Never pull
the plug out by the cord.
Power-Cord Protection - Route the power cord so that it is not
likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against
them, paying particular attention to the plugs, receptacles, and the
point where the cord exits from the appliance.
Lightning - For added protection for this appliance during a
lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for long
periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the
antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the
appliance due to lightning and powerline surges.
Attachments - Do not use attachments not recommended by Sony,
as they may cause hazards.
Cleaning - Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet before
cleaning or polishing it. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol
cleaners. Use a cloth lightly dampened with water for cleaning the
exterior of the appliance. Clean the appliance only as
recommended by Sony.
Object and Liquid Entry - Never push objects of any kind into
the appliance through openings as they may touch dangerous
voltage points or short out parts that could result in a fire or
electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind on the appliance.
the appliance has been subject to excessive shock by being
dropped, or the cabinet has been damaged.
Servicing - Do not attempt to service the appliance yourself as
opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage
or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Replacement parts - When replacement parts are required, be
sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by
Sony that have the same characteristics as the original parts.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or
Safety Check - Upon completion of any service or repairs to the
appliance, ask the service technician to perform routine safety
checks (as specified by Sony) to determine that the appliance is in
safe operating condition.