Safety information and caution – Sony SVL24112FXB User Manual

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Safety Information and Caution

For questions regarding your product or for the Sony Service Center nearest you, visit the Sony online support

Web site at for customers in USA or at for

customers in Canada.
For the State of California, USA only

Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply, See

Perchlorate Material: Lithium battery contains perchlorate.

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose your computer to rain or moisture.

To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.

Turning off your computer with the  (power) button does not disconnect the computer completely from

mains voltage. To disconnect it completely, unplug the AC adapter or the power cable from mains. The

socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.

Do not place the AC adapter in contact with your skin. Remove the AC adapter away from your body if it

becomes warm and causes discomfort.

Do not block the air exhaust or intake vents while the computer is in operation.

Blocking the air vents leads to restriction on air circulation, which can cause internal overheating, resulting

in deformation of the computer, a malfunction, or a fire hazard.

Observe the following precautions to provide adequate air circulation and to ensure normal reliable


Do not use the computer on any cloth-covered surfaces such as rugs, cushion or blankets, near

draperies, or on dusty surfaces that may block its air vents. Always use the computer on flat surfaces.

Do not use the computer and/or the AC adapter while covered or wrapped in cloth. Ensure the AC

adapter operates in a clear environment.

Before putting your computer in a bag, make sure the computer is turned off or is in Sleep mode, and

the power indicator light is off.

When holding the computer, be sure to wait until it cools down. The surface around the air exhaust vent

may be extremely hot.

Do not use or store your computer in a location subject to heat sources, such as radiators or air ducts; direct

sunlight; excessive dust; moisture or rain; mechanical vibration or shock; strong magnets or speakers that

are not magnetically shielded; excessively high and low temperatures; and high humidity.

For your safety, Sony recommends using the genuine Sony AC adapter that is provided with this product. If

the item needs to be replaced during the life of the product, be sure to use a compatible genuine Sony AC

adapter. Information about compatible models can be found at

Do not use wireless functionality on hospital premises. Doing so may cause medical devices to malfunction.

Check for and respect airline restrictions on use of wireless capabilities. If use of the wireless function is

prohibited on the airline, turn off the WIRELESS switch on your computer before boarding. If the computer

is not equipped with the WIRELESS switch, right-click the VAIO Smart Network icon on the taskbar and

select the option to disable all wireless connections. If you urgently need to disable the wireless function,

turn off the computer.

If using wireless functionality near a pacemaker, make sure it is at least 8 inches / 20 cm away from the


Sony is not responsible for any interference that you may experience or that may be caused when operating

this device.

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