Important Safety Instructions
SAFETY POINTS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
YOUR HITACHI PLASMA TELEVISION
Our reputation has been built on the quality,
performance, and ease of service of HITACHI plasma
Safety is also foremost in our minds in the design of
these units. To help you operate these products
properly, this section illustrates safety tips which will be
of benefit to you. Please read it carefully and apply the
knowledge you obtain from it to the proper operation of
your HITACHI plasma television.
Please fill out your warranty card and mail it to
HITACHI. This will enable HITACHI to notify you
promptly in the improbable event that a safety problem
should be discovered in your product model.
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on
this plasma television.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol,
within an equilateral triangle, is intended
to alert the user to the presence of
uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that may be of a sufficient
magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to a
The exclamation point within an equilateral
triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of important operating and
maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
READ BEFORE OPERATING EQUIPMENT
Follow all warnings and instructions marked on this
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or
grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two
blades with one wider than the other. A grounding
type plug has two blades and a third grounding
prong. The wide blade or the third prong are
provided for your safety. If the provided plug does
not fit into your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or
pinched particularly at plugs, convenience
receptacles, and the point where they exit from the
11. Only use the attachments/accessories specified by
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table specified by the
manufacturer, or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use
caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or
when unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
Servicing is required when the apparatus has been
damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or
plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects
have fallen into apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
15.Televisions are designed to comply with the
recommended safety standards for tilt and stability.
Do not apply excessive pulling force to the front, or
top, of the cabinet which could cause the product
to overturn resulting in product damage and/or
16.Follow instructions for wall, shelf or ceiling
mounting as recommended by the manufacturer.
17. An outdoor antenna should not be located in the
vicinity of overhead power lines or other electrical
18. If an outside antenna is connected to the receiver
be sure the antenna system is grounded so as to
provide some protection against voltage surges and
built up static charges. Section 810 of the National
Electric Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1984, provides
information with respect to proper grounding for the
mast and supporting structure, grounding of the
lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of
grounding connectors, location of antenna discharge
unit, connection to grounding electrodes and
requirements for the grounding electrode.
Note to the CATV system installer: This reminder is
provided to call the CATV system installer’s attention to
Article 820-44 of the NEC that provides guidelines for
proper grounding and, in particular, specifies that the
cable ground shall be connected to the grounding
system of the building, as close to the point of cable
entry as practical.
NEC National Electric Code
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN