Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with
the manufacturer's instructions. Slots and openings in the
cabinet are provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable
operation of your converter box and to protect it from
The openings should be never be blocked by placing your
converter box on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface.Your
converter box should not be placed in a built-in installation such
as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or
the manufacturer's instructions have been adhered to.
Your converter box should not be exposed to water (dripping or
splashing) and no objects filled with liquids, such as vases,
should be placed on it.
Power cord warning
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated
circuit—a single outlet circuit which powers only that appliance
and has no additional outlets or branch circuits.
Overloaded power outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets,
extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked
wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could
result in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of
your converter box, and if its appearance indicates damage or
deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of your converter box,
and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an
authorized service personnel.
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse,
such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or
walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and
the point where the cord exits your converter box.
To disconnect the main power from your converter box, unplug
the power cord from the power outlet. When installing your
converter box, make sure that the plug is easily accessible.
1 Read these instructions.
2 Keep these instructions.
3 Heed all warnings.
4 Follow all instructions.
5 Do not use your converter box near water.
6 Clean only with a dry cloth.
7 Do not block any ventilation openings. Install
in accordance with the manufacturer's
8 Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that
9 Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. The
wide blade is provided for your safety. If the
provided plug does not fit into your outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of the
10 Protect the power cord from being walked on
or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit
from the apparatus.
11 Only use attachments or accessories
specified by the manufacturer.
12 Use only with the cart, stand,
tripod, bracket, or table
specified by the manufacturer or
sold with your converter box.
When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the
cart/converter box combination to avoid injury
13 Unplug your converter box during lightning
storms or when unused for long periods of
14 Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when your
converter box has been damaged in any way,
such as when the power cord or plug is
damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into your converter box, your
converter box has been exposed to rain or
moisture, does not operate normally, or has
Introduction to digital TV
What's digital TV about?
The TV broadcasting industry is in the process
of converting from analog TV signals to digital
TV signals. The conversion will be complete by
A digital TV signal transmits more data than an
analog signal. This increase in data provides a
better picture and sound with less static and
How will the conversion to digital affect me?
If you use an outside antenna and have an older
(analog) TV, you may not be able to receive TV
signals after the conversion to digital signals is
To receive digital signals on an analog TV, you
need a converter box like the NS-DXA1-APT.
Your converter box receives the digital signal
from the antenna, then converts the digital signal
into analog so your analog TV can display the
picture and play the sound.
For more information about the transition to
digital TV signals, visit:
How do I watch channels still broadcast in analog?
The analog pass-through functionality in your
digital converter box lets you continue viewing
analog channels. If some of the channels in your
area are digital and some still analog, connect
your converter box, then turn it on to watch
digital channels and turn it off to watch analog
Converter Box with Analog Pass Through