Precautions for Safe Use
Article ID: ART152637 | Date published: 05/22/2015 | Date last updated: 01/29/2016
 

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Precautions for Safe Use

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Safety Precautions

WARNING:

• THIS APPARATUS MUST BE GROUNDED.

• TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.

• This projector produces intense light from the projection lens. Do not stare directly into the lens, otherwise eye damage could result. Be especially careful that children do not stare directly into the beam.

• Install the projector in a proper position. Otherwise it may result in a fire hazard.

• Allowing the proper amount of space on the top, sides, and rear of the projector cabinet is critical for proper air circulation and cooling of the unit. The diagrams shown here indicates the minimum space required. If the projector is to be built into a compartment or similarly enclosed, these minimum distances must be maintained

• Do not cover the ventilation slots on the projector. Heat build-up can reduce the service life of your projector, and can also be dangerous.

• If the projector is unused for an extended time, unplug the projector from the power outlet.

• Do not project the same image for a long time. An afterimage may remain on the LCD panels due to the characteristics of the panels of the projector

CAUTION ON HANGING FROM THE CEILING

When hanging the projector from the ceiling, clean the air intake vents and top of the projector periodically with a vacuum cleaner. If you leave the projector unclean for a long time, the cooling fans can be clogged with dust, and it may cause a breakdown or a disaster.

DO NOT SET THE PROJECTOR IN GREASY, WET, OR SMOKY CONDITIONS SUCH AS IN A KITCHEN TO PREVENT A BREAKDOWN OR A DISASTER. IF THE PROJECTOR COMES IN CONTACT WITH OIL OR CHEMICALS, IT MAY BECOME DETERIORATED.

Do not expose this unit to rain or use near water... for example, in a wet basement, near a swimming pool, etc...

Do not use attachments not recommended by the manufacturer as they may result in hazards.

Do not place this projector on an unstable cart, stand, or table. The projector may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the projector. Use only with a cart or stand recommended by the manufacturer, or sold with the projector. Wall or shelf mounting should be carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s directions, and should use a mounting kit approved by the manufacturers.

An appliance and cart combination should be moved with care.

Sudden stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the appliance and cart combination to overturn.

Slots and openings in the rear and front of the cabinet are provided for ventilation, to insure reliable operation of the equipment and to protect it from overheating.

The openings should never be covered with cloth or other materials, and the bottom opening should not be blocked by placing the projector on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface. This projector should never be placed near or over a radiator or heat register.

This projector should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a book case unless proper ventilation is provided

Never push objects of any kind into this projector through cabinet slots 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 onto the projector.

Do not install the projector near the ventilation duct of air-conditioning equipment.

This projector should be operated using only the type of power source indicated on the marking label. If you are not sure of the type of power supplied, contact the Canon Customer Support Center or local power company.

Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in fire or electric shock.

Do not allow anything to rest on the power cord. Do not locate this projector where the cord may be damaged by people walking on it.

Do not attempt to service this projector yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltages or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel.

Unplug this projector from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the following conditions:

  1. When the power cord or plug is damaged or frayed.
  2. If liquid has been spilled into the projector.
  3. If the projector has been exposed to rain or water.
  4. If the projector does not operate normally after following the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls that are covered in the operating instructions as improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualified technician to restore the projector to normal operating condition.
  5. If the projector has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged.
  6. When the projector exhibits a distinct change in performance-this indicates a need for servicing.

When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician uses replacement parts specified by the manufacturer that have the same characteristics as the original parts. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or injury.

Upon completion of any service or repairs to this projector, ask the service technician to perform routine safety checks to determine that the projector is in safe operating condition