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Do not expose the instrument to the following conditions to avoid deforma-
tion, discoloration, or more serious damage.
• Direct sunlight (e.g. near a window).
• High temperatures (e.g. near a heat source, outside, or in a car during the
• Excessive humidity.
• Excessive dust.
• Strong vibration.
■ Power Supply
• Turn the power switch OFF when the instrument is not in use.
• The power supply cord should be unplugged from the AC outlet if the
instrument is not to be used for an extended period of time.
• Unplug the instrument during electric storms.
• Avoid plugging the instrument into the same AC outlet as appliances with
high power consumption, such as electric heaters or ovens. Also avoid using
multi-plug adapters since these can result in reduced sound quality and
■ Turn Power OFF When Making Connections
• To avoid damage to the instrument and other devices to which it is con-
nected (a sound system, for example), turn the power switches of all related
devices OFF prior to connecting or disconnecting audio and MIDI cables.
■ MIDI Connections
• When connecting the TG500 to MIDI equipment, be sure to use high-quality
cables made especially for MIDI data transmission.
• Avoid MIDI cables longer than about 15 meters. Longer cables can pick up
electrical noise that can causes data errors.
■ Handling and Transport
• Never apply excessive force to the controls, connectors or other parts of the
• Always unplug cables by gripping the plug firmly, not by pulling on the
• Disconnect all cables before moving the instrument.
• Physcal shocks caused by dropping, bumping, or placing heavy objects on
the instrument can result in scratches and more seious damage.
• Clean the cabinet and panel with a dry soft cloth.
• A slightly damp cloth may be used to remove stubborn grime and dirt.
• Never use cleaners such as alcohol or thinner.
• Avoid placing vinyl objects on top of the instrument (vinyl can stick to and
discolor the surface).
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