BlackBerry R6230GN User Manual

BlackBerry Wireless


Safety Information Booklet

BlackBerry Wireless Handheld

Safety Information Booklet for the BlackBerry 7230 and 7280 Wireless Handhelds 900/1800/1900 MHz GSM GPRS Networks (7230)

850/1800/1900 MHz GSM GPRS Networks (7280) Model number: R6230GE (7230), R6230GN(7280)

Last revised: 09 June 2003

Part number: MAT-06521-001

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BlackBerry R6230GN User Manual

Important safety information

Important safety information for BlackBerry Wireless Handheld users

Please read these safety and operation instructions before operating the BlackBerry Wireless Handheld™, or any handheld charging units. Retain these instructions for future use.

Note: Refer to "Important safety/compliance information for North American users" on page 6 for more information on safety regulations and compliance information for using your BlackBerry Wireless Handheld in North America.

Refer to "Important safety/compliance information for European and Asia Pacific users" on page 8 for more information on safety regulations and compliance information for using your BlackBerry Wireless Handheld in Europe.


This handheld (model number R6230GE, R6230GN) is intended for use when supplied with power or charging from the USB cable HDW-04162-001, Travel Charger accessory ASY-04078-001 (ACC-04074- 001), Automotive Charger accessory ASY-04195-001 (ACC-04173-001),or any other charging units provided or specifically approved by Research In Motion Limited (RIM) for use with this equipment. Other usage will invalidate any warranty provided with this apparatus and may be dangerous.

Warning: Before use, please ensure that the mains voltage is in accordance with the input voltage printed on the power supply.

To be operated on mains with a circuit breaker rated 16A max. Protect against beating rain. For indoor use only.


Use only those accessories approved by RIM. The use of any accessories not approved by RIM for use in conjunction with the handheld will invalidate any approval or warranty applicable to the handheld and may be dangerous.


Check the laws and regulations on the use of wireless devices in the areas where you drive. Always obey them. The use of any alert device to operate a vehicle's lights or horn on public roads is not permitted.

Avoid using the handheld in any environment requiring your full attention, such as when driving a vehicle. If you need to use your handheld while driving, have a passenger in the vehicle use the handheld for you, or find a safe location to halt your vehicle prior to using the handheld. Do not use any charging unit as a means of storing your handheld while in a vehicle.

RF signals may affect improperly installed or inadequately shielded electronic systems in motor vehicles. Check with the manufacturer or its representative regarding your vehicle. You should also consult the manufacturer of any equipment that has been added to your vehicle.

For Vehicles Equipped With An Air Bag

An air bag inflates with great force. DO NOT place objects, including both installed or portable wireless equipment, such as the BlackBerry Wireless Handheld, in the area over the air bag or in the air bag deployment area. If in-vehicle wireless equipment is improperly installed and the air bag inflates, serious injury could result.


Most modern electronic equipment is shielded from RF signals. However, certain electronic equipment may not be shielded against the RF signals from your wireless handheld.


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