Sherwood RD-6500 Stereo System user guide

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 PORTABLE CART WARNING 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 bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturers intructions 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 dealer or local power company. For porducts 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 replae your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.

Alternate Warnings - This product is equipped with a three-wire grounding-type plug, a plug having a third(grounding) pin. This plug will only fit into a grounding-type power outlet. this is a safety feature. If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet, contact your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the gronding-type 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 particlar attention to cords at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the

14. Outdoor Antenna Grounding - If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the product, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges. Article 810 of the

National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, provides information with regard to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes, and requirements for the grounding electrode. See Figure 1.

Example of antenna grounding as per

National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70

15. Lightning - For added protection for this product during a lightning 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.

16. Power Lines - An outside antenna system should not be located 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.

17. Overloading - Do not overload wall outlets, extension cords, or integral convenience receptacles as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock.

18. 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.

19. 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.

20. Damage Requiring Service - Unplug this product form 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 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 adjustment 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.

21. Replacement Parts - When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock, or other hazards.

22. 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.

23. Wall or Ceiling Mounting - The product should be mounted to a wall or ceiling only as recommended by the manufacturer.

24. Heat - The product should be situated away from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other products

(including amplifiers) that produce heat.

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

Introduction

READ THIS BEFORE OPERATING YOUR UNIT ...

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...

System Connections ...

Front Panel Controls ...

Remote Controls ...

REMOTE CONTROL OPERATION RANGE ...

LOADING BATTERIES ...

Operations

LISTENING TO A PROGRAM SOURCE ...

SURROUND SOUND ...

ENJOYING SURROUND SOUND ...

LISTENING TO RADIO BROADCASTS...

RECORDING...

OTHER FUNCTIONS ...

Troubleshooting Guide ...

Specifications ...

Do not plug the AC input cord into the wall AC outlet until all connections are completed.

Be sure to observe the color coding when connecting audio and video