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For your safety and that of your equipment, follow these rules for handling and
cleaning your Mac mini and for working more comfortably. Keep these instructions
handy for reference by you and others.
Impor tant Safety Information
Proper handling Set up your Mac mini on a stable work surface that allows for
adequate air circulation under and around the computer. Do not operate your
Mac mini on a pillow or other soft material, as the material can block the airflow vents.
Never push objects into the ventilation openings.
Water and wet locations Keep your Mac mini away from sources of liquid, such as
drinks, washbasins, bathtubs, shower stalls, and so on. Protect your Mac mini from
dampness or wet weather, such as rain, snow, and fog.
Power adapter Follow these guidelines for using the power adapter:
Â Make sure you push the power plugs snugly into the power adapter, your computer,
and the power outlet.
Â Always leave space around the power adapter and use your Mac mini in a location
where airflow around the power adapter is not obstructed.
NOTICE: Incorrect storage or use of your computer may void the manufacturer’s
WARNING: Failure to follow these safety instructions could result in fire, electric
shock, or other injury or damage.