Important safety instructions

Before you begin setting up your Apple IIGS, you should read these important safety instructions.


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This equipment is intended to be electrically grounded

Your Apple IIGS is equipped with a three-wire grounding plug—a plug that has a third (grounding) pin. This plug will fit only a grounded AC outlet. This is a safety feature.

If you are unable to insert the plug into an outlet, contact a licensed electrician to replace the outlet with a properly grounded outlet.

Do not defeat the purpose of the grounding plug!

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For your own safety and that of your equipment, always take the following precautions.

Disconnect the power plug (by pulling the plug, not the cord) if any of the following conditions exists:

the power cord or plug becomes frayed or otherwise damaged

you spill anything into the computer's case

your Apple IIGS is exposed to rain or any other excess moisture

your Apple IIGS has been dropped or the case has been otherwise damaged

you suspect that your Apple IIGS needs service or repair

you want to clean the case (use only the recommended procedure described at the end of this section)

 

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Chapter 1: Setting Up Your Apple IIGS