Safety information


  • Only use this device as indicated in the user’s guide.
  • The device is intended for home or office use, except when otherwise indicated.
  • Do not open or repair this device.
  • Do not use the device in a damp environment.
  • Clean the device with a dry cloth.
  • Keep the device and all loose parts away from children, pets and unauthorized persons.
  • Don’t sharply bend, cut, extend, knot, step on or use the (power) cables in any way other than mentioned in the user’s guide.
  • Don’t use the device in any way other than mentioned in the user’s guide.
  • Keep the device away from heat.
  • Keep the device away from water.
  • Do not open, change or damage the device.
  • When disconnecting (power) cables, don’t pull on the cord but on the plug.
  • If a device is damaged in any way, stop using it immediately.
  • If a device gets too hot, stop using it immediately.
  • When using a computer or notebook, you may experience any discomfort in or strains in your body. If this happens, stop using the computer or notebook and see a doctor.
  • Take all precautions about ergonomics into account (for example correct body position, amount of time working between breaks, working place, atmosphere, etc.). Ask a doctor or other qualified health person for advice.

Audio products

  • Set the volume not too loud to prevent damaging your ears.
  • Do not listen to headphones for a long period of time. Take a 15 minutes break each hour to protect your ears.

Battery operated products

  • Don’t open batteries, overheat them or put them in fire.
  • Don’t mix new and old batteries or batteries of different types.
  • If batteries are leaking, don’t touch the batteries or fluids.
  • Observe local regulations when disposing of batteries.

Wireless devices

  • Reduced wireless performance can be caused by:
    • Metal objects close to or between the receiver and transmitter
    • Empty batteries
    • Other wireless devices close by
    • The reception is limited when the signal must pass through concrete walls and floors
  • There is no guarantee that RF interference won’t occur in a particular situation.
  • Be careful when using wireless devices if you have a pacemaker or are dependent on other life-saving, sensitive electronic equipment, because the device transmits radio signals.

Power adapters / Laptop chargers

  • To ensure the best connection and prevent overheating of the tip:
    • Always use the recommended tip from the compatibility list on*/compatibility (* replace ITEMNUMBER with the 5-digit article/item number of your product)
    • Press the connector firmly into the notebook’s socket. On most models, a clicking sound can be heard when the connection is made.
  • If the power adapter has a switch to change the power output, make sure the switch is set to the correct power before connecting the power adapter to any device.
  • Only connect a notebook that requires the same or less wattage as the product.
  • Confirm that the wall outlet provides the same type of power indicated on the device, both Voltage [V] and frequency [Hz].
  • Before use, verify that the device, the attached cable and the wall outlet are not damaged in any way.
  • Make sure the device is not placed on a heat-sensitive surface and that the adapter has sufficient ventilation.

AC-Powered devices

  • Use only the power supply unit that came with your device.
  • Only use AC power provided by a standard wall outlet.
  • Confirm that the wall outlet provides the same type of power indicated on the power supply unit, both Voltage [V] and frequency [Hz].
  • Before use, make sure the power supply unit, the attached cable and the wall outlet are not damaged in any way.
  • During lightning disconnect the device.
  • Disconnect the device when you don’t use it for a longer time.

Placing the smoke detector

  • Place the detector on the ceiling. In case of a sloped ceiling, place 90 cm from the highest point.
  • To ensure that the sound can be clearly heard in bedrooms, the smoke detector must be placed no further than 3 meters from a bedroom door.
  • It is recommended to install a smoke detector on every floor of your home
  • Place the detector at least 2m away from cooking appliances
  • Relocate the unit if it produces frequent false alarms
  • Do not place the smoke detector near exhaust fans or airconditioning systems as they can prevent smoke from reaching the smoke detector
  • Avoid placing the detector in bathrooms and other very humid or dusty places
  • Always comply with the local regulations for installation in buildings.

Testing and usage of the smoke detector

  • Always test the detector using the test mode after placement and after that once a week.
  • Test the detector once a week. Replace the detector immediately when the test fails.
  • Replace the battery immediately when the detector is indicating battery low. (up to 3-year battery life)
  • Clean the detector once a month with a soft brush
  • Never use water, cleaners or solvents to clean the detector since they may damage the unit.
  • If the detector is damaged replace it immediately.
  • The smoke detector will not alert hearing impaired residents. It is recommended to install special smoke detectors to alert hearing impaired residents.
  • Never use an open flame of any kind to test this unit. You might accidentally damage or set fire to the unit or to your home.
  • Use only a CR123A 3.0V Lithium Battery. Other batteries may cause unreliable operation.
  • Removal of the battery will render this alarm inoperative
  • Press test button to check operation after replacing the battery.

Laser pointer warnings:

  • Do not aim at persons or animals
  • Do not aim at any vehicle, aircraft or shiny surface; or persons playing sports
  • See a health care professional in case of a known or suspected laser eye injury.
  • Do not stare into beam

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