Sharp C-40LE362EN Flat Panel Television User Manual

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Dear SHARP customer
Thank you for your purchase of the SHARP LCD
colour TV product. To ensure safety and many years
of trouble-free operation of your product, please read
Important safety precautions carefully before using
this product.
This device is intended to receive and display TV
programs. The different connection options make
an additional expansion of the reception and display
sources possible (receiver, DVD player, DVD recorder,
VCR, PC etc.). This device is only suitable for the
operation in dry interiors. This appliance is intended
solely for private domestic use and may not be used
for industrial and commercial purposes. We exclude
liability in principle, if the device is not used as
intended, or unauthorized modications have been
made. To operate your LCD TV in extreme ambient
conditions may cause the damage of the device.
Important safety precautions
Use a soft damp cloth to gently wipe the panel when
it is dirty. To protect the panel, do not use a chemical
cloth to clean it. Chemicals may cause damage or
cracks in the cabinet of the TV.
Water and moisture—Do not use the product near
water, such as bathtub, washbasin, kitchen sink,
laundry tub, swimming pool and in a wet basement.
Do not place vases or any other
water-filled containers on this
product. The water may spill onto
the product causing re or electric
To prevent any fault and unsafe
situations, please do not place any objects on top
of the set.
If any solid object or liquid falls into the cabinet,
unplug the TV and have it checked by qualied
personnel before operating it any further.
Stand—Do not place the product
on an unstable cart, stand, tripod
or table. Doing so can cause the
product to fall, resulting in serious
personal injuries as well as damage
to the product. Use only a cart,
stand, tripod, bracket or table
recommended by the manufacturer or sold with the
product. When mounting the product on a wall, be
sure to follow the manufacturer’s instructions. Use
only the mounting hardware recommended by the
When relocating the product placed on a cart, it
must be moved with utmost care. Sudden stops,
excessive force and uneven oor surface can cause
the product to fall from the cart.
Ventilation—The vents and other openings in the
cabinet are designed for ventilation. Do not cover
or block these vents and openings since insufcient
ventilation can cause overheating and/or shorten
the life of the product. Do not place the product on
a bed, sofa, rug or other similar surface, since they
can block ventilation openings. This product is not
designed for built-in installation; do not place the
product in an enclosed place such as a bookcase
or rack, unless proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer’s instructions are followed.
Use this device in moderate climates.
For ventilation, leave a free space of at least 10 cm
all around the set. To prevent any fault and unsafe
situations, please do not place any objects on top
of the set.
The LCD panel used in this product is made of glass.
Therefore, it can break when the product is dropped
or impact applied. If the LCD panel is broken, be
careful not to be injured by broken glass.
Heat sources—Keep the product
away from heat sources such as
radiators, heaters, stoves and other
heat-generating products (including
To prevent re, never place any type
of candle or naked ames on the top
or near the TV set.
• To prevent re or shock hazard, do not place the AC
cord under the TV set or other heavy items.
Do not display a still picture for a long time, as this
could cause an afterimage to remain.
There is power consumption always if main plug
is connected.
Servicing—Do not attempt to service the product
yourself. Removing covers can expose you to high
voltage and other dangerous conditions. Request a
qualied person to perform servicing.
Precautions when transporting the TV
When transporting the TV, never carry it by holding
onto the speakers. Be sure to always carry the TV by
two people holding it with two hands—one hand on
each side of the TV.