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LASER BEAM SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
This DVD player uses a pickup that emits a laser beam.
Do not look directly at the laser beam coming from the pickup or allow it to strike against your skin.
The laser beam is emitted from the location shown in the figure. When checking the laser diode, be sure to keep your eyes at least 30cm away from the pickup lens when the diode is turned on. Do not look directly at the laser beam. Caution: Use of controls and adjustments, or doing procedures other than those specified herein, may result in hazardous radiation exposure.
LASER RADIATION WHEN OPEN. DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM.
Location: Inside Top of DVD mechanism.