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Important Safety Instructions - Sony KDL-60NX801 Setup Manual

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Safety and Regulatory Booklet
Read and understand the contents of this booklet before
operating your new TV.
Feuillet de consignes d'utilisation
et de sécurité
Veuillez lire et vous assurer de comprendre le contenu de ce
feuillet avant d'utiliser votre nouveau téléviseur.
Folleto de instrucciones de
Lea y entienda el contenido de este folleto antes de operar su
nuevo televisor.
© 2008 Sony Corporation
Printed in U.S.A.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do
not expose this TV to rain or moisture.
The TV must never be exposed to dripping,
splashing, or spilling liquids of any kind.
☐ Do not place liquid filled objects such as a
vase or potted plant on the TV.
☐ Do not use a power line
operated TV set near water;
for example, near a bathtub,
washbowl, kitchen sink,
laundry tub, wet basement or
near a swimming pool, etc.
When cleaning, be sure to unplug the power
cord to avoid any chance of electric shock.
☐ Clean the cabinet of the TV
with a dry soft cloth.
This symbol is intended to alert
☐ Wipe the LCD screen gently with a soft
the user to the presence of
uninsulated "dangerous voltage"
☐ Stubborn stains may be removed with a
within the TV's enclosure that
cloth slightly moistened with a solution of
may be of sufficient magnitude
mild soap and warm water.
to constitute a risk of electric
☐ Do not spray water or detergent directly
shock to persons.
on the TV set. It may drip to the bottom
of the screen or exterior parts, and may
This symbol is intended to alert
cause a malfunction.
the user to the presence of
☐ If using a chemically pretreated cloth,
important operating and
please follow the instruction provided on
maintenance (servicing)
the package.
instructions in the literature
☐ Never use strong solvents such as a
accompanying the TV.
thinner, alcohol or benzine for cleaning.
☐ Periodic vacuuming of the ventilation
Outdoor Antenna Grounding
openings is recommended to ensure to
proper ventilation.
Antenna lead-in wire
Ground clamps
The ventilation openings in the TV are
Antenna discharge
necessary to ensure reliable operation of the
TV and to protect it from overheating.
(NEC Section 810-20)
☐ Do not block or cover the
Electrical service
Grounding conductors
ventilation openings with
(NEC section 810-21)
cloth or other materials.
Ground clamps
☐ Never place the TV on a bed,
Power service grounding
NEC: National Electrical
sofa, rug or other similar
electrode system
(NEC Art 250 Part H)
surface where ventilation
openings may be blocked.
☐ Unless proper ventilation is provided, the
TV may accumulate dust and cause
☐ Never allow liquid or solid
objects to fall into the ventila-
tion openings.

Important Safety Instructions

1) Read these instructions.
10) Protect the power cord
from being walked on or
2) Keep these instructions.
pinched particularly at
3) Heed all warnings.
plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point
4) Follow all instructions.
where they exit from the
5) Do not use this apparatus
near water.
11) Only use attachments/
accessories specified by the
12) Use only with the cart,
stand, tripod, bracket, or
table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with
the apparatus. When a cart
6) Clean only with dry cloth.
is used, use caution when
moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid
7) Do not block any
injury from tip-over.
ventilation openings. Install
13) Unplug this apparatus
in accordance with the
during lightning storms or
manufacturer's instructions.
when unused for long
periods of time.
14) Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
8) Do not install near any heat
Servicing is required when
sources such as radiators,
the apparatus has been
heat registers, stoves, or
damaged in any way, such
other apparatus (including
as power-supply cord or
amplifiers) that produce
plug is damaged, liquid has
been spilled or objects have
9) Do not defeat the safety
fallen into the apparatus,
purpose of the polarized or
the apparatus has been
grounding-type plug. A
exposed to rain or
polarized plug has two
moisture, does not operate
blades with one wider than
normally, or has been
the other. A grounding type
plug has two blades and a
third grounding prong.
Please observe the Additional Safety DOs and
The wide blade or the
third prong are provided
DON'Ts to avoid electrical shock, short-circuit,
for your safety. If the
fire, bodily injury or property damage.
provided plug does not fit
into your outlet, consult an
electrician for replacement
of the obsolete outlet.
☐ If any liquid or solid object falls inside the
Prevent the TV from toppling over
TV, unplug the TV immediately and have it
Take measures to prevent the TV from
checked by qualified service personnel before
toppling over and causing injury or
operating it further.
damage to the TV and property.
☐ Never push objects of any kind into the TV
☐ Secure the TV to a wall and/or stand.
through the ventilation openings as they may
☐ Never install the TV on unstable and/or
come in contact with dangerous voltage
uneven surfaces.
points or short out parts that could result in a
☐ Do not allow children to climb on or play
fire or an electric shock.
with furniture and TV sets.
☐ Do not install the TV on furniture that can
Allow adequate space around the TV set to
easily be used as steps, such as a chest of
ensure proper air circulation.
☐ Never place the TV in a confined
☐ Care should be taken to install the TV where
space, such as a bookcase or
it cannot be pushed, pulled over, or knocked
built-in cabinet, unless proper
ventilation is provided.
☐ Care should be taken to route all AC power
☐ There should be a clearance of at least 11 7/8
cords and connecting cables so that they
inches (30 cm) above the TV set and 4 inches
cannot be pulled or grabbed by curious
(10 cm) on each side. If mounted on the wall,
allow at least 4 inches (10 cm) of clearance at
the bottom of the screen. (See additional
Medical institutions
information provided in the Operating
Do not place this TV in a place
Instructions manual.)
where medical equipment is in use.
It may cause a medical equipment
The TV should be installed near an easily
Outdoor use
accessible AC power outlet.
Do not install this TV outdoors. The TV should
☐ Do not install the TV face up or down,
not be exposed to rain or direct sunlight in
upside down or on its side.
order to avoid damage and possible fire or
☐ Do not install the TV in hot, oily, humid, or
electric shock.
excessively dusty places.
☐ Do not install the TV in places
Do not install this TV in a vehicle, ship
subject to extreme temperature,
or other vessel
such as in direct sunlight, near a
☐ Excessive bumping motion of a
radiator or a heating vent. The
moving vehicle or continuous
TV may overheat in such condi-
swaying motion on a boat may
tions which can cause deformation
cause the TV to fall down and
of the enclosure and/or TV
cause injury.
☐ Exposing the TV to seawater
☐ Do not install the TV in a place
may cause a fire, electric shock
exposed to direct air condition-
or damage to your TV.
ing; moisture may condense
Magnetic influence
inside and may cause TV malfunction.
☐ This TV contains a strong magnet in the
☐ Do not install the TV where it may be
speaker unit that generates a magnetic field.
exposed to mechanical vibration.
Keep any items susceptible to magnetic fields
☐ Do not install the TV where insects may enter.
away from the speaker.
☐ Do not install the TV in a location where it
☐ Electro-magnetic radiation emitted from
may protrude, such as on or behind a pillar,
optional equipment installed too close to the
or any place you might bump your head or
TV may cause picture distortion and/or noisy
receive bodily injury.
☐ To prevent fire keep flammable objects or
open flame (e.g. candles) away from the TV.
☐ Do not place optional equipment on top of
the TV.
Consignes de sécurité importantes
1) Lisez les directives suivantes.
10) Ne placez pas le cordon
d'alimentation dans des
2) Conservez ces directives.
endroits passants et assurez-
3) Observez et respectez tous les
vous qu'il ne peut pas être
pincé, surtout au niveau des
fiches, de la prise de courant
4) Suivez toutes les directives.
et à l' e ndroit où il sort de
5) N'utilisez pas cet appareil
près de l' e au.
11) Utilisez uniquement les
éléments de raccordement et
les accessoires recommandés
par le fabricant.
12) Utilisez l'appareil uniquement
avec le chariot, le trépied, le
6) Nettoyez cet appareil
support ou la table
uniquement avec un
recommandés par le fabricant
chiffon sec.
ou achetés avec l'appareil.
Lorsque vous utilisez un
chariot, prenez des
7) Ne bouchez pas les fentes de
précautions en déplaçant le
ventilation. Respectez les
chariot et l'appareil afin de ne
directives du fabricant pour
pas les renverser, ce qui
l'installation de l'appareil.
pourrait entraîner des
13) Débranchez cet appareil en
cas d' o rage ou lorsque vous
8) N'installez pas l'appareil à
ne l'utilisez pas pendant de
proximité d'une source de
longues périodes.
chaleur telle qu'un radiateur,
une bouche d'air chaud, une
14) Pour toute réparation,
cuisinière ou tout autre
adressez-vous à un réparateur
appareil (y compris des
qualifié. Faites réparer
amplificateurs) émettant de
l'appareil s'il a été endommagé
la chaleur.
de quelque manière que ce
soit, par exemple si le cordon
9) Ne désactivez pas le
d'alimentation ou sa fiche
dispositif de sécurité
sont endommagés, si du
appliqué à la fiche
liquide ou tout autre corps
polarisée ou à la fiche
étranger a pénétré dans
avec mise à la terre. Une
l'appareil, si l'appareil a été
fiche polarisée est équipée de
exposé à la pluie ou à
deux lames dont l'une est
l'humidité, s'il ne fonctionne
plus large que l'autre. Une
pas normalement ou s'il est
fiche avec mise à la terre
est équipée de deux lames
et une broche destinée à la
Veuillez respecter les consignes de sécurité
mise à la terre. La lame la
supplémentaires pour éviter les risques
plus large et la troisième
d'électrocution, de court-circuit, d'incendie, de
broche sont des dispositifs de
blessure et de dommages à la propriété.
sécurité. Si vous ne réussissez
Reportez-vous au verso
pas à brancher la fiche
fournie dans la prise de courant, consultez
pour plus d'information.
un électricien et faites remplacer la prise
par une neuve.
Additional Safety DOs and DON'Ts
Wall-mount use
☐ Do not move the TV with the AC power cord
(or other cables such as audio and video)
☐ Wall-mount installation
requires the use of a
☐ Use only an original Sony AC power cord
Wall-Mount Bracket. When
with your TV; no brand substitution is
installing or removing the TV and the
Wall-Mount Bracket, be sure to use qualified
contractors. If not properly secured during
☐ Do not use AC power cord supplied with the
installation or removal from the Wall-Mount
TV with any other equipment.
Bracket, the TV may fall and cause serious
☐ Never use a damaged AC power
cord. A damaged AC power cord
can cause a short-circuit, which
☐ Be sure to follow the installation guide
may result in a fire or electric
supplied with the Wall-Mount Bracket when
installing the TV.
☐ Be sure to attach the brackets with the
Do not use a damaged or poorly
specified parts supplied with the Wall-Mount
fitting AC power outlet as your TV's
power source.
☐ Do not hang the TV from the ceiling. It may
☐ Insert the plug fully into the outlet.
fall and cause serious injury.
If it is loose, it may cause arcing and
☐ Do not hang anything on the TV.
result in a fire.
☐ Do not allow children to climb on
☐ Do not overload the same AC
the TV.
power outlet.
Unplugging the AC power cord from the wall
☐ Do not touch the AC power cord
outlet will completely remove power from the
and its plug with wet hands as it
may cause electric shock.
☐ During lightning storms or
☐ When disconnecting the AC
when the TV is left unattended
power cord, grasp the plug and
and unused for extended
disconnect from the wall outlet
periods of time, the AC power
first. Do not pull by the cord.
cord should be unplugged
☐ Keep the power cord away from heat sources.
from the wall outlet. This will
A TV set with a three-wire grounding type AC
avoid possible damage to your
power cord plug must be connected to an AC
TV. Also unplug the antenna
power outlet with a protective earthing
to prevent damage to the TV.
☐ For energy conservation and safety reasons,
practice unplugging the AC power cord from
☐ Do not convert or damage the AC power
the AC power outlet.
☐ Consult your electrician to have the outlet
Clean the AC power plug
changed to suit your TV.
Unplug the AC power plug and
Subjecting the AC power cord to wear and/or
clean it occasionally to avoid
abuse can damage the AC power cord and your
dust from accumulating. While
cleaning, look for signs of damage. A damaged
AC power cord should never be used.
☐ Do not place the TV where the power cord
can be easily pinched, bent, twisted, or catch
your feet.
Keep small accessories out of children's reach.
Use only the specified accessories with this TV.
Volume Adjustment
☐ When using headphones, adjust
☐ Do not allow anything to rest on or roll over
the volume to avoid excessive
audio levels from causing
the cord.
possible hearing loss.
☐ Before connecting cables, be sure to unplug
the AC power cord for your safety.
Instrucciones importantes de seguridad
1) Lea estas instrucciones.
10) Para proteger el cable de
alimentación, aléjelo de
2) Guarde estas instrucciones.
lugares de paso o donde
3) Respete todas las advertencias.
pueda ser aplastado,
especialmente en la punta de
4) Siga todas las instrucciones.
los enchufes, los
5) No utilice este aparato
tomacorrientes o el punto
cerca del agua.
donde el cable sale del aparato.
11) Utilice únicamente los
complementos o accesorios
especificados por el
12) Utilícelo únicamente con el
carro, pedestal, trípode,
6) Límpielo únicamente
abrazadera o mesa
con un paño seco.
especificados por el
fabricante o vendidos con el
aparato. Si utiliza un carro,
7) No bloquee los orificios de
tenga cuidado al moverlo
ventilación. Instale el
junto con el aparato para
aparato según las
evitar lesiones en el caso de
instrucciones del fabricante.
una caída.
13) Desenchufe el aparato
8) No lo instale cerca de
durante tormentas
fuentes de calor como
eléctricas o cuando no se
radiadores, calefactores,
utilice durante períodos
hornos u otros aparatos
de tiempo prolongados.
(incluidos los
14) Solicite servicio técnico
amplificadores) que generen
únicamente a personal de
servicio técnico especializado.
9) Respete la finalidad de
Será necesario solicitar servicio
seguridad del enchufe
técnico si el aparato ha sufrido
polarizado o de tipo
daños como, por ejemplo, si el
conexión a tierra. Un
cable de alimentación o el
enchufe polarizado presenta
enchufe están dañados, se ha
dos contactos, uno más
vertido líquido o se ha caído
ancho que el otro. Un
algún objeto dentro del aparato,
enchufe de tipo conexión a
o bien si dicho aparato ha sido
tierra dispone de dos
expuesto a la lluvia o a
contactos y una tercera
humedad, no funciona
clavija de conexión a tierra.
correctamente o se ha caído.
El contacto ancho o la
Tenga en cuenta las advertencias de
tercera clavija se
seguridad adicionales para evitar descargas
suministra para su
eléctricas, cortocircuitos, incendios, lesiones
seguridad. Si el enchufe
corporales o daños materiales.
suministrado no encaja en la
toma de corriente, póngase
en contacto con un
electricista para el reemplazo
Consulte el reverso para
del tomacorriente que quedó
obtener más información.
☐ Avoid prolonged contact with rubber or
plastic material to the LCD screen.
Your remote control batteries are consumables.
☐ To preserve our environment, dispose of
Broken screen panel
used batteries according to your local laws
Do not throw anything at the
or regulations.
TV as the impact can cause
☐ Do not dispose of batteries in a fire.
the LCD screen glass to
☐ Do not short-circuit, disassemble or
crack, break or scatter.
overheat the batteries.
☐ If damage occurs to the
☐ Replace only with the same or equivalent
LCD panel, small traces of liquid crystal
type of batteries. Using incorrect replace-
sandwiched between the glass may be
ment batteries can lead to an explosion.
found on scattered broken glass.
☐ Do not place the remote in a location near
☐ Do not touch the broken glass with bare
a heat source, a place subject to direct
hands. As with any broken glass pieces,
sunlight, or a damp room.
avoid skin contact and exposure to your
eyes or mouth. Avoid direct contact with
liquid or damp surfaces of the glass as
☐ Although the LCD screen is made with
these may have an adverse effect on some
high-precision technology and has
people. The contacted area should be
effective pixels of 99.99% or more, black
dots or bright points of light (red, blue, or
rinsed thoroughly with water. If conditions
green) may appear constantly on the LCD
persist, see your doctor.
☐ If the surface of the TV cracks, do not
screen. This is a structural property of the
touch the TV until you have unplugged the
LCD panel and is not a malfunction.
AC power cord. Otherwise electric shock
☐ The LCD screen is made with high-preci-
may result.
sion technology and to achieve a high level
of performance and picture quality, this
TV's backlight setting is set to maximize
Do not use the TV if you
the brightness of the TV. However, uneven
suspect the TV is damaged or
brightness may be observed when the LCD
if the TV is damaged.
TV is viewed in a dark ambient without an
☐ Do not attempt to service
input source or with a blank screen. This
the TV yourself since
condition is normal and not a malfunction
opening the cabinet may
of the TV. Changing the Picture mode,
expose you to dangerous
Backlight setting, enabling the Light
voltage levels or other
Sensor (if applicable), or turning on the
hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified
Power Management will improve this
service personnel.
☐ If replacement parts are
☐ To avoid damaging the LCD panel, do not
required, acquire a written
expose the LCD screen to direct sunlight.
certification from the service
☐ Do not push or scratch the LCD screen, or
technician which states that
place objects on top of the TV. The images
adequate replacement parts
may be uneven or the LCD panel may be
with the same or similar characteristics as
the original parts have been used.
☐ If the TV is used in a cold place, the
Unauthorized substitutions may result in a
picture may smear or become dark. This
fire, an electric shock or other hazards.
does not indicate a failure. These phenom-
Safety check
ena improve as the temperature rises.
☐ Ghosting may occur when still pictures are
☐ Upon completion of any TV
displayed continuously. It should disappear
servicing or repair, ask the
after a few moments.
service technician to perform
☐ The LCD screen and enclosure get warm
routine safety checks as
when the TV is in use. This is not a
specified by Sony and to
certify that the TV is safe to operate. Have
☐ Avoid spraying insect repellent with
a qualified service technician dispose of
volatile material on the LCD screen.
the TV if it is not safe to operate.


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