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Safety Precautions - Kenwood KAC-5204 Instruction Manual

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Safety precautions

To prevent injury or fire, take the following
• When extending the ignition, battery, or ground
wires, make sure to use automotive-grade wires
or other wires with a 5 mm2 (AWG 10) or more to
prevent wire deterioration and damage to the wire
• To prevent a short circuit, never put or leave any
metallic objects (such as coins or metal tools) inside
the unit.
• If the unit starts to emit smoke or strange smells,
turn off the power immediately and consult your
Kenwood dealer.
• Do not touch the unit during use because the
surface of the unit becomes hot and may cause
burns if touched.
• Mounting and wiring this product requires skills and
experience. For safety's sake, leave the mounting and
wiring work to professionals.
To prevent damage to the machine, take the
following precautions:
• Be sure the unit is connected to a 12V DC power
supply with a negative ground connection.
• Do not open the top or bottom covers of the unit.
• Do not install the unit in a spot exposed to direct
sunlight or excessive heat or humidity. Also avoid
places with too much dust or the possibility of water
• When replacing a fuse, only use a new one with the
prescribed rating. Using a fuse with the wrong rating
may cause your unit to malfunction.
• To prevent a short circuit when replacing a fuse, first
disconnect the wiring harness.
• If you experience problems during installation,
consult your Kenwood dealer.
• If the unit does not seem to be working right,
consult your Kenwood dealer.
This equipment may generate or use radio
frequency energy. Changes or modifications to this
equipment may cause harmful interference unless
the modifications are expressly approved in the
instruction manual. The user could lose the authority
to operate this equipment if an unauthorized change
or modification is made.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This
equipment may cause harmful interference to radio
communications, if it is not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions. However, there
is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation. If this equipment does cause
harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment
off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment
and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver is
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian
Declaration of Conformity with
regard to the EMC Directive
Kenwood Corporation
2967-3 Ishikawa-machi, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo,
192-8525 Japan
EU Representative's:
Kenwood Electronics Europe BV
Amsterdamseweg 37, 1422 AC UITHOORN,
The Netherlands



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