For Your Safety
Outdoor Antenna Grounding: If an outside
antenna or cable system is connected to
the video product, be sure the antenna or
cable system is grounded so as to provide
some protection against voltage surges and
built-up static charges. Section 810 of the
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70,
provides information with respect to proper
grounding of the mast and supporting
structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to
an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding
conductors, location of antenna discharge
unit, connection to grounding electrodes,
and requirements for the grounding
EXAMPLE OF ANTENNA GROUNDING AS PER
NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE
Power Service Grounding
Electrode System (NEC ART
250. PART H)
Power Lines: An outside antenna system should
not be located in the vicinity of overhead
power lines or other electric light or power
circuits, or where it can fall into such power
lines or circuits. When installing an outside
antenna system, extreme care should be taken
to keep from touching such power lines or
circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
Cleaning: Unplug this video product from the
wall outlet before cleaning. Do not use liquid
cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a damp
cloth for cleaning.
Object and Liquid Entry: Never push objects
of any kind into this video product 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 video product
(excluding waterproof products).
For added protection for this video
product receiver 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 video product
due to lightning and power-line surges.
Servicing: Do not attempt to service this video
product yourself as opening or removing
covers may expose you to dangerous voltage
or other hazards. Refer all servicing to
qualified service personnel.
Damage Requiring Service: Unplug this
video product from the wall outlet and refer
servicing to qualified service personnel under
the following conditions:
• When the power-supply cord or plug is
• If liquid has been spilled, or objects have
fallen into the video product.
• If the video product has been exposed
to rain or water (excluding waterproof
• If the video product has been dropped or
the cabinet has been damaged.
If the video product does not operate
normally follow the operating instructions.
Adjust only those controls that are covered
by the operating instructions as an improper
adjustment of other controls may result in
damage and will often require extensive work
by a qualified technician to restore the video
product to its normal operation.
When the video product exhibits a distinct
change in performance—this indicates a
need for service.
Replacement Parts: When replacement
parts are required, be sure the service
technician has used replacement parts
specified by the manufacturer or have the
same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire,
electric shock or other hazards.
Safety Check: Upon completion of any service
or repairs to this video product, ask the
service technician to perform safety checks to
determine that the video product is in proper