Sun Enterprise 6500/5500/4500 Systems Reference Manual

Safety Agency Compliance Statements

Read this section before beginning any procedure. The following text provides safety precautions to follow when installing a Sun Microsystems product.

Safety Precautions

For your protection, observe the following safety precautions when setting up your equipment:


The following symbols may appear in this book:

GraphicCaution There is risk of personal injury and equipment damage. Follow the instructions.

GraphicCaution Hot surface. Avoid contact. Surfaces are hot and may cause personal injury if touched.

GraphicCaution Hazardous voltages are present. To reduce the risk of electric shock and danger to personal health, follow the instructions.

GraphicOn Applies AC power to the system.

Depending on the type of power switch your device has, one of the following symbols may be used:

GraphicOff Removes AC power from the system.

GraphicStandby The On/Standby switch is in standby the position.

Modifications to Equipment

Do not make mechanical or electrical modifications to the equipment. Sun Microsystems is not responsible for regulatory compliance of a modified Sun product.

Placement of a Sun Product

GraphicCaution Do not block or cover the openings of your Sun product. Never place a Sun product near a radiator or heat register. Failure to follow these guidelines can cause overheating and affect the reliability of your Sun product.

GraphicCaution The workplace-dependent noise level defined in DIN 45 635 Part 1000 must be 70Db(A) or less.

SELV Compliance

Safety status of I/O connections comply to SELV requirements.

Power Cord Connection

GraphicCaution Sun products are designed to work with single-phase power systems having a grounded neutral conductor. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not plug Sun products into any other type of power system. Contact your facilities manager or a qualified electrician if you are not sure what type of power is supplied to your building.

GraphicCaution Not all power cords have the same current ratings. Household extension cords do not have overload protection and are not meant for use with computer systems. Do not use household extension cords with your Sun product.

Caution Your Sun product is shipped with a grounding type (three-wire) power cord. To reduce the risk of electric shock, always plug the cord into a grounded power outlet.Graphic

The following caution applies only to devices with a Standby power switch:

GraphicCaution The power switch of this product functions as a standby type device only. The power cord serves as the primary disconnect device for the system. Be sure to plug the power cord into a grounded power outlet that is nearby the system and is readily accessible. Do not connect the power cord when the power supply has been removed from the system chassis.

Lithium Battery

GraphicCaution On Sun CPU boards, there is a lithium battery molded into the real-time clock, SGS No. MK48T59Y, MK48TXXB-XX, MK48T18-XXXPCZ, M48T59W-XXXPCZ, or MK48T08. Batteries are not customer replaceable parts. They may explode if mishandled. Do not dispose of the battery in fire. Do not disassemble it or attempt to recharge it.

System Unit Cover

If you must remove the cover of your Sun computer system unit in order to add cards, memory, or internal storage devices, be sure to replace the top cover before powering up your computer system.

GraphicCaution Do not operate Sun products without the top cover in place. Failure to take this precaution may result in personal injury and system damage.

Laser Compliance Notice

Sun products that use laser technology comply with Class 1 laser requirements.

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GraphicCaution Use of controls, adjustments, or the performance of procedures other than those specified herein may result in hazardous radiation exposure.