To prevent fire or shock hazard, do notexpose the unit to rain or moisture.
To prevent fire, do not cover the ventilation of theapparatus with news papers, table-cloths, curtains, etc.And don’t place lighted candles on the apparatus.To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place objectsfilled with liquids, such as vases, on the apparatus.Don’t throw away batteries withgeneral house waste; dispose of them correctly as chemical waste.
Disposal of Old Electrical &Electronic Equipment(Applicable in the EuropeanUnion and other Europeancountries with separatecollection systems)
This symbol on the product or onits packaging indicates that thisproduct shall not be treated ashousehold waste. Instead it shall behanded over to the applicable collection point for therecycling of electrical and electronic equipment. Byensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you willhelp prevent potential negative consequences for theenvironment and human health, which could otherwisebe caused by inappropriate waste handling of thisproduct. The recycling of materials will help toconserve natural resources. For more detailedinformation about recycling of this product, pleasecontact your local city office, your household wastedisposal service or the shop where you purchased theproduct.
About This Manual
•The instructions in this manual are for modelSTR-DB798. Check your model number by lookingat the lower right corner of the front panel. In thismanual, the models of area code CEL is used forillustration purposes unless stated otherwise.•The instructions in this manual describe the controlson the receiver. You can also use the controls on thesupplied remote if they have the same or similarnames as those on the receiver. For details on the useof your remote, see pages48–56.
This receiver incorporates Dolby* Digital and ProLogic Surround and the DTS** Digital SurroundSystem.*Manufactured under license from DolbyLaboratories.“Dolby”, “Pro Logic”, “Surround EX”, and thedouble-D symbol are trademarks of DolbyLaboratories.**“DTS”, “DTS-ES”, “Neo:6” and “DTS 96/24” aretrademarks of Digital Theater Systems, Inc.
Note for the supplied remote
The 12, AUX and SOURCE buttons on theremote are not available for receiver operation.
Do not install the appliance in a confined space,such as a bookcase or built-in cabinet.
About area codes
The area code of the receiver you purchased isshown on the lower portion of the rear panel (seethe illustration below).Any differences in operation, according to the areacode, are clearly indicated in the text, for example,“Models of area code AA only”.
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