1) Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions
should be read before the product is operated.
2) Retain Instructions - The safety and operating instructions
should be retained for future reference.
3) Heed Warnings - All warnings on the product and in the oper-
ating instructions should be adhered to.
4) Follow Instructions - All operating and use instructions should
5) Cleaning - Unplug this product from the wall outlet before
cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol cleaners. Use a
damp cloth for cleaning.
6) Attachments - Do not use attachments not recommended by
the product manufacturer as they may cause hazards.
7) Water and Moisture - Do not use this product near water - for
example, near a bath tub, wash bowl, kitchen sink, or laundry
tub; in a wet basement; or near a swimming pool; and the like.
8) Accessories - Do not place this product on an unstable cart,
stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The product may fall, causing
serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the
product. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table
recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the product.
Any mounting of the product should follow the manufacturer’s
instructions, and should use a mounting accessory recom-
mended by the manufacturer.
9) A product and cart combination should be
moved with care. Quick stops, excessive
force, and uneven surfaces may cause the
product and cart combination to overturn.
10)Ventilation - Slots and openings in the cabi-
net are provided for ventilation and to
ensure reliable operation of the product and
to protect it from overheating, and these
openings must not be blocked or covered.
The openings should never be blocked by placing the product
on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This product
should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a book-
case or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manu-
facturer's instructions have been adhered to.
11)Power Sources - This product should be operated only from the type
of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure
of the type of power supply to your home, consult your product deal-
er or local power company. For products intended to operate from
battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions.
12)Grounding or Polarization - This product may be equipped with
a polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade
wider than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. This is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the
plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug should
still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete
outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
13)Power-Cord Protection - Power-supply cords should be routed so that
they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon
or against them, paying particular attention to cords at plugs, conve-
nience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the product.
14)Lightning - For added protection for this product during a light-
ning 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
product due to lightning and power-line surges.
15)Power lines - An outside antenna system should not be locat-
ed 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.
16)Overloading - Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or
integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of
fire or electric shock.
17)Object and Liquid Entry - Never push objects of any kind into
this 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 product.
18)Servicing - Do not attempt to service this product yourself as
opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage
or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.
19)Damage Requiring Service - Unplug this product from the wall
outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under
the following conditions:
a) When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
b) If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the product,
c) If the product has been exposed to rain or water,
d) If the product does not operate normally by following the
operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are
covered by the operating instructions as an improper adjust-
ment of other controls may result in damage and will often
require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore
the product to its normal operation,
e) If the product has been dropped or damaged in any way, and
f) When the product exhibits a distinct change in performance
- this indicates a need for service.
20)Replacement Parts - When replacement parts are required, be
sure the service technician has used replacement parts speci-
fied by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as
the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire,
electric shock, or other hazards.
21)Safety Check - Upon completion of any service or repairs to this
product, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to
determine that the product is in proper operating condition.
22)Heat - The product should be situated away from heat sources
such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
PORTABLE CART WARNING
(Symbol provided by RETAC)
: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
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 sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of
electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral trian-
gle is intended to alert the user to the presence of
important operating and maintenance (servicing)
instructions in the literature accompanying the
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT
REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER SERVICEABLE
PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
DVD PLAYER INSTRUCTION MANUAL
INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL INCLUIDAS.
To obtain the best performance and
ensure years of trouble-free use, please
read this instruction manual completely.
HITACHI AMERICA, LTD.
HOME ELECTRONICS DIVISION
900 Hitachi Way
Chula Vista, CA 91914-3556
Service Hotline: 1-800-HITACHI
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