Safety instructions – Marantz SA-14 User Manual

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This product was designed and manufactured to meet strict
quality and safety standards. There are, however, some in-
stallation and operation precautions which you should be par-
ticularly aware of.

1. Read Instructions — All the safety and operating instruc-

tions should be read before the appliance is operated.

2. Retain Instructions — The safety and operating instruc-

tions should be retained for future reference.

3. Heed Warnings — All warnings on the appliance and in

the operating instructions should be adhered to.

4. Follow Instructions — All operating and use instructions

should be followed.

5. Water and Moisture — The appliance should not be used

near water — for example, near a bathtub, wash-bowl,
kitchen sink, laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a
swimming pool, etc.

6. Carts and Stands — The appliance should be used only

with a cart or stand that is recommended by the manufac-

7. An appliance and cart combination should be moved with

care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces
may cause the appliance and cart combination to over-

8. Wall or Ceiling Mounting — The appliance should be

mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the

9. Ventilation — The appliance should be situated so that its

location or position does not interfere with its proper ven-
tilation. For example, the appliance should not be situ-
ated on a bed, sofa, rug, or similar surface that may block
the ventilation openings; or, placed in a built-in installa-
tion, such as a bookcase or cabinet that may impede the
flow of air through the ventilation openings.

10. Heat — The appliance should be situated away from heat

sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or
other appliances (including amplifiers) that produce

11. Power Sources — The appliance should be connected to

a power supply only of the type described in the operating
instructions or as marked on the appliance.

12. Grounding or Polarization — The precautions that should

be taken so that the grounding or polarization means of an
appliance is not defeated.


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 par-
ticular attention to cords at plugs, convenience recep-
tacles, and the point where they exit from the appliance.

14. Cleaning — The appliance should be cleaned only as rec-

ommended by the manufacturer.

15. Power Lines— An outdoor antenna should be located

away from power lines.

16. Outdoor Antenna Grounding — If an outside antenna is

connected to the receiver, be sure the antenna system is
grounded so as to provide some protection against volt-
age surges and built up static charges. Section 810 of the
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1984, pro-
vides 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 con-
ductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to
grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding
electrode. See Fig. 1.

17. Nonuse Periods — The power cord of the appliance

should be unplugged from the outlet when left unused for
a long period of time.

18. Object and Liquid Entry — Care should be taken so that

objects do not fall and liquids are not spilled into the enclo-
sure through openings.

19. Damage Requiring Service — The appliance should be

serviced by qualified service personnel when:

A. The power-supply cord or the plug has been damaged;


B. Objects have fallen, or liquid has spilled into the appli-

ance; or

C. The appliance has been exposed to rain; or

D. The appliance does not appear to operate normally or

exhibits a marked change in performance; or

E. The appliance has been dropped, or the enclosure


20. Servicing — The user should not attempt to service the

appliance beyond that described in the operating instruc-
tions. All other servicing should be referred to qualified
service personnel.