Chromecast safety, regulatory and warranty information

To review Chromecast safety, regulatory and warranty information, please choose the Chromecast that looks like yours below: Chromecast (1st Gen) Chromecast (1st gen)

CHROMECAST

MODEL H2G2-42

 

WHAT YOU’LL FIND IN YOUR CHROMECAST BOX:

What

 

  1. Chromecast: Your Chromecast plugs into any HDMI port on your TV, and uses your existing Wi-Fi network to stream video from the internet to your TV. A Chromecast is controlled from devices on the same Wi-Fi network, such as smart phones, tablets, or computers, and is powered using the USB cable (#2).
  2. USB cable: The USB cable provides power to your Chromecast. One end plugs into your Chromecast, and the other end plugs into either a USB port on your TV, or the power supply (#3). DO NOT PLUG THE USB CABLE INTO A PORT LABELED “SERVICE”; IT MUST BE LABELED “USB” OR DISPLAY THIS SYMBOL:
  3. Power supply: The power supply is optional, and can be used with the USB cable to power your Chromecast if your TV does not have a USB port.
  4. HDMI extender: The HDMI extender is optional, and can be used if your Chromecast does not fit directly into your TV. The Google Home app may also recommend using it to improve your Wi-Fi reception. Attach between your Chromecast and TV.

MORE HELP WITH SETTING UP CHROMECAST CAN BE FOUND HERE.

WARNINGS TO USERS

  • Chromecast may get hot to the touch; this is normal. Unplug Chromecast’s power source and let it cool before removing it from your television.
  • Use only the cables and plugs provided with your device to plug Chromecast into a power source. Using other cables or plugs may damage Chromecast and/or your television.
  • Do not expose Chromecast or the power supply to water or extreme conditions (moisture, heat, cold, dust), as Chromecast or the power supply may malfunction or cease to work when exposed to such elements.
  • Do not attempt to disassemble or repair Chromecast yourself. Doing so voids the limited warranty and could harm you, your television, and/or Chromecast.
  • Chromecast is an entertainment device; it is not designed, manufactured or intended for use in hazardous environments requiring fail-safe performance in which the failure of Chromecast could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental damage.
  • Take care when handling the power supply to avoid electric shock.
  • Caution: Risk of electric shock. Dry location use only.

WARRANTY INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

LICENSING INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

REGULATORY INFORMATION

NOTE ON INTERFERENCE IN A RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATION

This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Chromecast generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If Chromecast does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by plugging in, then unplugging, Chromecast, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by reorienting or relocating the receiving antenna and/or consulting the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Chromecast complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) the device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate Chromecast or warranty.

Model: H2G2-42

FCC ID: A4RH2G2-42 / A4RH2G2-2A -- your Chromecast’s FCC ID is printed on its back

To satisfy FCC exposure requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm should be maintained between the antenna of this device and persons during device operation. Operations at closer than this distance are not recommended.

The antenna used for this transmitter must not be co-located in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Chromecast was designed by Google LLC of 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043 and assembled in China.

 Chromecast

Safety Warnings

 

WARNING: HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION; READ BEFORE USE TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, DISCOMFORT, PROPERTY DAMAGE, INCLUDING DAMAGE TO YOUR CHROMECAST, AND OTHER POTENTIAL HAZARDS

 

Handling

To avoid damaging your device, accessories or any connected devices, and to reduce the risk of personal injury, discomfort, property damage or other potential hazards, follow the precautions below.

 

Handle your Chromecast with care. You may damage the device if you disassemble, drop, bend, burn, crush or puncture your device.  Using a damaged device may cause overheating or injury. Don’t expose your Chromecast to liquids, which can cause a short circuit and overheating.  If your Chromecast gets wet, do not attempt to dry it using an external heat source. Chromecast is designed to operate in a dry, indoor environment. 

 

Chromecast is designed to work best in ambient temperatures between 32° to 95° F (0° to 35° C), and should be stored between ambient temperatures of -4° and 140° F (-20° and 60° C). Do not leave your Chromecast in places where the temperature may exceed 140° F (60° C), such as on a car dashboard or near a heating vent, as this may damage the product, overheat the product, or pose a risk of fire. Keep your Chromecast away from heat sources and out of direct sunlight. If your device becomes too hot, disconnect it from its power source if it is plugged in, move it to a cooler place and don’t use it until has cooled. 

 

Contact customer service and do not use your Chromecast if it isn’t working properly or has been damaged.

 

Repair & Service

Don’t attempt to repair Chromecast yourself.

 

Chromecast should only be repaired by Google or a Google authorized service provider. Unauthorized repairs or modifications could result in permanent damage to the device, and may affect your warranty coverage and regulatory authorizations. Contact customer service for authorized service. For online help and support, visit g.co/cast/help.

 

Powering Chromecast

Be sure the power adapter and Chromecast are well ventilated when in use. Using damaged cables or power adapters, or using them when moisture is present, can cause fire, electric shock, injury, or damage to the Chromecast or other property.  When powering Chromecast via its power adapter, make sure the power adapter is plugged into a socket near Chromecast and is easily accessible. This product is intended for use with a certified Limited Power Source (LPS) per IEC 60950-1and Power Source Class 1 (PS1) per IEC 62368-1 rated: 5 Volts DC, maximum 1 Amp.  

 

Only power your Chromecast with the included power adapter and cable, or compatible accessories. Failure to use compatible accessories can cause fire, electric shock, injury, or damage to the device and the accessories. Compatible accessories are available on the Google Store and at Google authorized resellers (look for Google’s “made for” badge ).

 

Prolonged Heat Exposure

Chromecast and its power adapter generate heat during normal operation and comply with applicable surface temperature standards and limits. Avoid prolonged, direct or indirect skin contact when the device is in use because exposing skin to hot surfaces for a long period of time may cause discomfort or burns. Do not sleep on your device or its power adapter, or cover them with a blanket or pillow. Be aware of this issue if you have a physical condition that affects your ability to detect heat against your skin.


Medical Device Interference

Your device uses radios and other components that emit electromagnetic fields, and also contains magnets. These electromagnetic fields and magnets may interfere with pacemakers and other implanted medical devices. Always keep the device more than 16 cm (6 in) from the surface of the skin near the pacemaker or other implanted medical device. If you have questions about using your Google device with or near your pacemaker or other implanted medical device, consult your healthcare provider before using Chromecast. If you suspect your device is interfering with your pacemaker or other implanted medical devices, unplug your Google device and consult your physician for information specific to your medical device.

 

Explosive Atmospheres

Do not use, store, or transport your Chromecast where flammables or explosives are stored (in gas stations, fuel depots, or chemical plants, for example). Do not use your device where blasting operations are in progress, or in potentially explosive atmospheres such as in areas where the air contains high levels of flammable chemicals, vapors, or particles (such as grain, dust, or metal powders). Sparks in such areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in bodily injury or even death. Observe all notices and signs where these hazards might be present.

 

Proper Handling and Usage

Follow these guidelines when using, storing, cleaning or disposing of your Chromecast:

Operating Temperature

Do not use Chromecast or its power adapter at ambient temperatures lower than 0°C (32°F) or higher than 35°C (95°F). If the interior temperature of the device exceeds normal operating temperatures, you may experience the following behaviors while the device tries to regulate its temperature: reduced performance and connectivity, inability to display or device may restart. You may not be able to use the device while it regulates its temperature. Move the device to a cooler location and wait a few minutes before attempting to use it again.  

 

Care & Cleaning

Unplug the device and adapter before cleaning, during lightning storms, or when unused for extended periods of time. Use a clean, soft, and dry cloth to clean the device and accessories.
Do not use any chemical detergent, powder, or other chemical agents (such as alcohol or benzene) to clean the Chromecast or accessories.

 

Connectors and Ports

When disconnecting the power adapter from a power outlet, pull on the adapter, never on the cable.  Do not twist or pinch the USB cable and do not force a connector into a port.


Magnetic Fields

Avoid placing any media containing magnets or sensitive to magnetism, such as credit cards, bank cards, audio/video, tapes, or magnetic memory devices, near this product or its charging cable, because you may lose information stored on those media. Media containing information sensitive to magnets should be kept at least 2 inches (5 cm) away from this device.

 

Service & Support

For online help and support, visit g.co/cast/help.  

 

Regulatory Information

Regulatory information, certification, and compliance marks specific to Chromecast can be found on your device under Settings > System > About > Regulatory labels and in the center of the back of your device.

Regulatory Information: United States

FCC Regulatory Compliance

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.  If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

 

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Google could void your authority to operate the equipment.

 

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following 2 conditions:

1. These devices may not cause harmful interference.

2. These devices must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

 

EMC Compliance Statement

Important: This device, charging cradle, and power adapter have demonstrated Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) compliance under conditions that included the use of compliant peripheral devices and shielded cables between system components. It is important that you use compliant peripheral devices and shielded cables between system components to reduce the possibility of causing interference to radios, televisions, and other electronic devices.

 

Radio Frequency Exposure

This device meets the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) requirements for exposure to radio waves and is designed and manufactured not to exceed the FCC's emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy. To comply with FCC RF exposure compliance requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm should be maintained between the antenna of this device and persons during device operation. This device must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

 

Recycling
For Recycling  in the United States, visit g.co/HWRecyclingProgram.

 Chromecast Audio

CHROMECAST AUDIO

MODEL RUX-J42

 

WHAT YOU’LL FIND IN YOUR CHROMECAST AUDIO BOX:

What

 

  1. Chromecast Audio: Plugs into any speaker system that has an aux-in or line-in port using the included audio cable(#2). Chromecast Audio uses your existing Wi-Fi network to stream audio from the internet for playback on your existing speaker system. Chromecast Audio is controlled from devices on the same Wi-Fi network, such as mobile devices, tablets, or computers, and is powered using the USB cable and provided power supply (#3, #4).
  2. Audio cable: Connects Chromecast Audio to speaker systems that support aux-in and line-in connections via a standard 3.5 mm port. Optionally, speaker systems with RCA inputs and optical digital inputs are supported, but required cables are sold separately.
  3. USB power cable: Provides power to your Chromecast Audio. One end plugs into your Chromecast Audio, and the other end plugs into the power supply (#4).
  4. Power supply: Used with the USB power cable (#3) to power your Chromecast Audio (#1)

 

MORE HELP WITH SETTING UP CHROMECAST AUDIO CAN BE FOUND HERE.

WARNINGS TO USERS

  • Chromecast Audio may get hot to the touch; this is normal. Unplug Chromecast Audio’s power source and let it cool before removing it from your speaker system.
  • You should only use the cables and plugs provided with your device to plug it in.
  • If you must use a different power supply than the one provided with your device, use a UL Listed power supply marked “LPS” or “Class 2”, with output rated 5Vdc, 1A.
  • Do not expose Chromecast Audio or the power supply to water or extreme conditions (moisture, heat, cold, dust), as Chromecast Audio or the power supply may malfunction or cease to work when exposed to such elements.
  • Do not attempt to disassemble or repair Chromecast Audio yourself. Doing so voids the limited warranty and could harm you, your speaker system, and/or Chromecast Audio.
  • Chromecast Audio is an entertainment device; it is not designed, manufactured or intended for use in hazardous environments requiring fail-safe performance in which the failure of Chromecast Audio could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental damage.
  • Take care when handling the power supply to avoid electric shock.
  • Caution: Risk of electric shock. Dry location use only.
Pacemaker Notice

The device contains radios that emit electromagnetic fields. These electromagnetic fields may interfere with pacemakers or other medical devices. If you wear a pacemaker, maintain at least 20 cm (8 inches) of separation between your pacemaker and your device. If you suspect your device is interfering with your pacemaker or any other medical device, stop using it and consult your physician for information specific to your medical device.

Do not carry the device in the front pocket of your shirt or coat.

For information about other active medical implants, please contact the producer or a doctor to ensure that your product's magnetic field will not interfere with the implant.

Device with Magnet

Avoid placing any media that contains magnets or is sensitive to magnetism, such as credit cards, bank cards, audio/video, tapes, or magnetic memory devices, near this product.

Media containing information sensitive to magnets should be kept at least 5 cm away from the product. For example, if you carry your wallet or billfold containing magnetic cards next to this product, information stored on those cards could be destroyed.

Similarly, magnet sensitive devices, such as a mechanical watch or measuring device, can be damaged if they come too close to this product.

 

WARRANTY INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

LICENSING INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

REGULATORY INFORMATION

NOTE ON INTERFERENCE IN A RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATION

This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Chromecast Audio generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If Chromecast Audio does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by plugging in, then unplugging, Chromecast Audio, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by reorienting or relocating the receiving antenna and/or consulting the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Chromecast Audio complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) the device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate Chromecast Audio or warranty.

Model: RUX-J42

FCC ID: A4RRUX-J42 -- your Chromecast Audio’s FCC ID is printed on its back

To satisfy FCC exposure requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm should be maintained between the antenna of this device and persons during device operation. Operations at closer than this distance are not recommended.

The antenna used for this transmitter must not be co-located in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

Chromecast was designed by Google LLC of 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043 and assembled in China.

Chromecast Ultra Chromecast Ultra

CHROMECAST ULTRA USER MANUAL

MODEL NC2-6A5-D

WHAT YOU’LL FIND IN YOUR CHROMECAST ULTRA BOX:

What

 

 

  1. Chromecast Ultra: Your Chromecast Ultra plugs into any HDMI port on your TV, and uses your existing Wi-Fi or Ethernet network to stream video from the internet to your TV. Chromecast Ultra is controlled from devices on the same Wi-Fi or Ethernet network, such as mobile devices, tablets, or computers.
  2. Power supply: The power supply connects your Chromecast Ultra to AC power. You can also connect your Chromecast Ultra to an Ethernet network through the port on the power supply. In some cases, an Ethernet connection can improve streaming speed and stability. 

 

MORE HELP WITH SETTING UP CHROMECAST ULTRA CAN BE FOUND HERE.

WARNINGS TO USERS

  • Chromecast Ultra may get hot to the touch; this is normal. Unplug the power cable and let it cool before removing it from your television.
  • You should use the power supply and cable provided with your device to plug Chromecast Ultra into a power source. Using other power or USB cables may damage Chromecast Ultra and/or other devices. Do not use the power supply and cable provided with your Chromecast Ultra to power devices other than your Chromecast Ultra.
  • Do not expose Chromecast Ultra or the power supply to water or extreme conditions (moisture, heat, cold, dust), as Chromecast Ultra or the power supply may malfunction or cease to work when exposed to such elements.  
  • Do not attempt to disassemble or repair Chromecast Ultra yourself. Doing so voids the limited warranty and could harm you, your television, and/or your Chromecast Ultra.
  • Chromecast Ultra is an entertainment device; it is not designed, manufactured or intended for use in hazardous environments requiring fail-safe performance in which the failure of Chromecast could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe physical or environmental damage.
  • Caution: Risk of electric shock. Take care when handling the power supply to avoid electric shock.   
  • If you wish to plug your Chromecast Ultra into a wall socket or Ethernet connection, you will need to install your Chromecast near a wall socket or Ethernet connection that is easily accessible.
  • If your Chromecast Ultra or the power supply are broken or show signs of extreme wear, stop using them. 
  • Indoor use only.
Pacemaker Notice

Chromecast Ultra contains components that emit an electromagnetic field and could interfere with pacemakers or other electronic medical devices. If you have a pacemaker or other implanted medical device, contact your physician or medical device manufacturer to make sure it’s okay to use your Chromecast Ultra. Before using your Chromecast Ultra, consult your physician or medical device manufacturer about the required minimum safe distance between magnets and your medical device.

Device with Magnet

Avoid placing any media that contains magnets or is sensitive to magnetism, such as credit cards, bank cards, audio/video, tapes, or magnetic memory devices, near this product.

Media containing information sensitive to magnets should be kept at least 5 cm (2 inches) away from the product. For example, if you carry your wallet or billfold containing magnetic cards next to this product, information stored on those cards could be destroyed.

Similarly, magnet-sensitive devices, such as a mechanical watch or measuring device, can be damaged if they come too close to this product. 

 

WARRANTY INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

LICENSING INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE HERE.

REGULATORY INFORMATION

Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure Information
 

To satisfy RF exposure requirements, a separation distance of at least 20 cm should be maintained between the antenna of this device and persons during device operation. Operations at closer than this distance are not recommended.

NOTE ON INTERFERENCE IN A RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATION

This device has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Chromecast Ultra generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If Chromecast Ultra does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by plugging in, then unplugging, Chromecast Ultra, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by reorienting or relocating the receiving antenna and/or consulting the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Chromecast Ultra complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) the device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate Chromecast Ultra or the warranty.

Model: NC2-6A5-D

FCC ID: A4RNC2-6A5-D -- your Chromecast’s FCC ID is printed on its back

The antenna used for this transmitter must not be co-located in conjunction with any other antenna or transmitter.

 

Canada, Industry Canada (IC) Notices
CAN ICES-3 (B)/NMB-3(B).

This device complies with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

Under ISED regulations, the radio transmitter(s) in this device may only operate using an antenna of a type and maximum (or lesser) gain approved for the transmitter by ISED. To reduce potential radio interference to other users, the antenna type and its gain should be so chosen that the equivalent isotropically radiated power (e.i.r.p.) is not more than that necessary for successful communication.

The device for operation in the band 5150-5250 MHz is only for indoor use to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems;

The radiated output power of this device is below the ISED radio frequency exposure limits. This device has been evaluated for and shown compliant with the ISED Radio Frequency (RF) Exposure limits. The device should be used in such a manner such that the potential for human contact during normal operation is minimized.

This device has been certified for use in Canada. Status of the listing in the ISED’sREL (Radio Equipment List) can be found at the following web address: http://www.ic.gc.ca/app/sitt/reltel/srch/nwRdSrch.do

Additional Canadian information on RF exposure also can be found at the following web address: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf08792.html


Chromecast Ultra was designed by Google LLC of 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, California 94043 and assembled in China.

Chromecast with Google TV and Chromecast Voice Remote

Where to find product information

This guide includes the basic safety guidelines in the printed Safety & Warranty booklet that comes enclosed with your Google Chromecast (Google TV) and Chromecast Voice Remote. It also includes additional safety, regulatory, and warranty information about Chromecast and remote.

Warranty details for your country of purchase, including instructions for making a claim: g.co/cast/legal 

Eco-design (energy performance) information: g.co/ecodesign

Chromecast and remote help: g.co/cast/help

Safety Warnings

 

WARNING: HEALTH AND SAFETY INFORMATION; READ BEFORE USE TO REDUCE THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY, DISCOMFORT, PROPERTY DAMAGE, INCLUDING DAMAGE TO YOUR CHROMECAST AND REMOTE ACCESSORIES OR ANY CONNECTED DEVICES, AND OTHER POTENTIAL HAZARDS

 

Handling

Handle your Chromecast and Chromecast Voice Remote with care. You may damage the device and included alkaline AAA batteries or accessories if you disassemble, drop, bend, burn, crush or puncture your device. Do not use a Chromecast and remote with a damaged enclosure. Using a damaged Chromecast and remote may cause overheating or injury. Do not expose your Chromecast and remote to liquids, which can cause a short circuit and overheating. If your Chromecast and remote gets wet, do not attempt to dry it using an external heat source.  

Chromecast and remote is designed to operate in a dry, indoor environment. Your Chromecast and remote is designed to work best in ambient temperatures between 32° and 104° F (0° and 40° C), and should be stored between ambient temperatures of -4° and 113° F (-20° and 45° C). Do not expose your Chromecast and remote to temperatures above 113° F (45° C), such as near a heating vent, as this may damage the Chromecast and remote, overheat the batteries, or pose a risk of fire. Keep your Chromecast and remote away from heat sources and out of direct sunlight. If your device becomes too hot, disconnect it from its power source if it is plugged in, move it to a cooler place and do not use it until it has cooled. Your Chromecast and remote is designed to work best at an altitude of up to 6561 ft (2,000 m).

Use of your Chromecast in certain modes, such as gaming, can cause it to generate more heat than it would under normal operating conditions. This may cause your Chromecast to operate in a reduced-power mode or temporarily shut down. Use extra care when operating the device in these modes. For more information on risks associated with prolonged heat exposure, please refer to the Prolonged Heat Exposure section below.

 

Repair & Service

Do not attempt to repair your Chromecast and remote yourself. Disassembling the device may cause injury or damage to your device.  

Contact customer service if Chromecast and remote isn’t working properly or has been damaged. For online help and support, visit g.co/cast/help.

 

Powering

Be sure the power adapter and Chromecast are well ventilated when in use. Using damaged cables, power adapters, or powering when moisture is present, can cause fire, electric shock, injury, or damage to the Chromecast or other property. Do not power your Chromecast when it’s wet. Avoid powering your device in direct sunlight.  

This Chromecast comes with an AC adapter that has proper certifications. This Chromecast must be used with an AC adapter that has been certified with a Limited Power Source output per IEC 60950-1 and/or classified PS2 per IEC 62368-1 rated: 5V DC, maximum 1.5 Amp.

When powering the Chromecast, make sure the power adapter is plugged into a power outlet near the device and is easily accessible. When disconnecting the power adapter from a power outlet, pull on the adapter, never on the charging cable. Do not twist or pinch the cable, and do not force a connector into a port. If you receive a message while powering that instructs you to unplug the power adapter, disconnect the power adapter. Before attempting to power up again, make sure both the power adapter cable connector and the device's input power port are dry and clear of any objects.

Only power your Chromecast with the included power adapter and cable, a USB-C power adapter or compatible accessories available on the Google Store and at Google authorized resellers (look for Google’s “made for” badge). Failure to use compatible accessories can cause fire, electric shock, injury, or damage to the device and the accessories. 

 

Prolonged Heat Exposure

The Chromecast and its power adapter generate heat during normal operation and comply with applicable surface temperature standards and limits. Avoid prolonged skin contact when the device is in use or powering because exposing skin to hot surfaces for a long period of time may cause discomfort or burns. Do not sleep on or with your device or its power adapter, or cover them with a blanket or pillow. Be aware of this issue if you have a physical condition that affects your ability to detect heat against your skin.

 

Child Safety

This device is not a toy. Your Chromecast and remote may contain (or may come with) small parts, plastic or metal elements, and parts with sharp edges that may cause an injury or create a choking hazard. Children have strangled on cords and cables. Keep the Chromecast’s cords and cables out of the reach of children (more than 3 feet / 1 meter away) and do not allow them to play with the Chromecast and remote and its accessories. They could hurt themselves or others, or could accidentally damage the product.

 

Battery

This Chromecast remote contains alkaline AAA batteries which are sensitive components that can cause injury if damaged or ingested. Keep away from children. These batteries are hazardous to young children. If ingested, seek medical attention immediately. Swallowing may lead to serious injury in as little as 2 hours or death, due to chemical burns and potential perforations of the esophagus. If you suspect your child has swallowed or inserted the battery, immediately call your local poison control center. Examine the remote and make sure the battery compartment is correctly secured. Dispose of AAA batteries immediately and safely.

Only use a battery for the Chromecast remote for which it is specified. Use of an unqualified and/or damaged battery or improper disposal may present a risk of fire, explosion, leakage and/or other hazards. Do not modify or remanufacture/refurbish the battery, puncture or attempt to insert objects into the battery, immerse or expose the battery to water or other liquids, or expose the battery to fire, excessive heat, and/or other hazards. Do not attempt to recharge an alkaline battery. Replace all batteries at the same time, do not reuse any old batteries. For best results, use AAA batteries rated 1.5V. Do not use lithium ion or any other batteries rated above 1.5V. Do not short circuit the battery or allow metallic or conductive objects to contact the battery terminals. Avoid dropping the Chromecast remote or battery. If the Chromecast remote or battery is dropped, especially on a hard surface, and you suspect or observe damage, contact Google or a Google authorized service provider for inspection. If the battery leaks, do not allow the leaking fluid to come into contact with eyes, skin, or clothing. If the fluid is already in contact with the eyes, do not rub them. Rinse the eyes with clean water immediately and seek medical advice. 

 

Disposal, Transportation, & Recycling

Dispose of and transport your device, batteries and accessories according to local environmental and transportation regulations. Do not improperly transport them or dispose of them in normal household waste. Improper disposal or transport may lead to fire, explosion, and/or other hazards. Do not open, crush, heat above 113 ̊F (45 ̊C), or incinerate. For more information on recycling your device, batteries and accessories, visit g.co/HWRecyclingProgram.

 

Radio Frequency Exposure 

This device has been evaluated and meets the applicable regulatory requirements for exposure to radio waves and is designed and manufactured not to exceed the applicable emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy. 

You can find additional information about SAR at the following pages:

fcc.gov
icnirp.org
ec.europa.eu
dot.gov.in

Chromecast has been evaluated and meets the applicable regulatory requirements for exposure to radio waves and is designed and manufactured not to exceed the permissible radio frequency (RF) exposure limits. To comply with applicable RF exposure compliance requirements, a distance of at least 20 cm should be maintained between the antenna of this device and persons during device operation.

Chromecast Voice Remote has been evaluated and meets the applicable regulatory requirements for exposure to radio waves and is designed and manufactured not to exceed the applicable emission limits for exposure to radio frequency (RF) energy.


Radio Frequency Interference 

Observe rules that prohibit the use of wireless technology (e.g. cellular or Wi-Fi). Your device is designed to comply with regulations governing radio frequency emissions but use of wireless devices can negatively affect other electronic equipment. For example, while flying in an aircraft or immediately before boarding, use your wireless device only according to instructions provided by the airline. Use of a wireless device in an aircraft may disrupt wireless networks, present a hazard to aircraft operation, or be illegal. You may be able to use your device in airplane mode.
 

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Repetitive activities, such as tapping the buttons of your Chromecast remote, may cause discomfort in your fingers, hands, wrists, arms, shoulders, or other parts of your body. If you experience any discomfort from such activities, stop using your Chromecast remote and consult with your doctor.

Proper Handling and Usage

Follow these guidelines when using, storing or cleaning of your Chromecast and remote:

Operating Temperature

Do not use the Chromecast and remote and power adapter at ambient temperatures lower than 0°C (32°F) or higher than 40°C (104°F). If the interior temperature of the device exceeds normal operating temperatures, you may experience the following behaviors while the device tries to regulate its temperature: reduced performance and connectivity, inability to power or device power down. You may not be able to use the device while it regulates its temperature. Move the device to a cooler (or warmer) location and wait a few minutes before attempting to use it again.  

 

Care & Cleaning

Unplug the Chromecast and its power adapter before cleaning, during lightning storms, or when unused for extended periods of time. Do not clean your Chromecast while it is powered as this may cause injury or damage to your device. Avoid solvent and abrasive material that may cause damage to the product surface. Do not use any chemical detergent, powder, or other chemical agents (such as benzene) to clean the Chromecast or accessories.   

To disinfect your Chromecast and remote, you can use ordinary household disinfecting wipes or 70% isopropyl alcohol-based wipes. Do not use wipes that have bleach.

 

Water Resistance 

Do not expose your Chromecast and remote to liquids, which can cause a short circuit and overheating. The Chromecast power adapter and other accessories are not water resistant and should not be exposed to liquids.
 

Service & Support

Unauthorized repairs or modifications could result in permanent damage to the device, and may affect your warranty coverage and regulatory authorizations. Chromecast and remote should only be repaired by Google or a Google authorized service provider. Contact customer service for authorized service. For online help and support, visit g.co/cast/help

For customer service, call 1800 723 841 (in Australia) or 08 0078 7790 (in New Zealand). If you send your Chromecast or remote in for service, you might receive a replacement in place of your original device. Goods presented for repair may be replaced by refurbished goods of the same type rather than being repaired.  Refurbished parts may be used to repair the goods. If the goods are capable of retaining user-generated data then the repair or replacement may result in loss of the data.

Regulatory Information

Regulatory information, certification, and compliance marks specific to Chromecast and remote can be found on your device.

 

EMC Compliance Statement 

Important: This device and its power adapter have demonstrated Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) compliance under conditions that included the use of compliant peripheral devices and shielded cables between system components. It is important that you use compliant peripheral devices and shielded cables between system components to reduce the possibility of causing interference to radios, televisions, and other electronic devices.

Regulatory Information: United States

FCC Regulatory Compliance

Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

  • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
  • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
  • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
  • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Google could void your authority to operate the equipment.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following 2 conditions:

1. These devices may not cause harmful interference.

2. These devices must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

 

U.S. contact information: 

Google LLC, 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043

Contact: g.co/cast/contact

Model number: GZRNL (Google Chromecast (Google TV)), G9N9N (Google Chromecast Voice Remote)

Product name: Google Chromecast (Google TV)

Regulatory Information: Canada

Industry Canada, Class B

This device complies with ICES-003 Class B limits. 

Chromecast and remote complies with ISED license-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device.

The device for operation in the band 5150–5250 MHz is only for indoor use to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems. 

Regulatory Information: EU

EU Compliance Notice

Hereby, Google LLC declares that radio equipment type: Chromecast and Chromecast Voice Remote are in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU (Radio Equipment Directive). The full declaration of conformity may be found at g.co/cast/red.

Restrictions or Requirements under Directive 2014/53/EU (Chromecast)

The device is restricted to indoor use only when operating in the 5150 to 5350 MHz frequency range in AT, BE, BG, CY, CZ, DE, DK, EE, EL, ES, FI, FR, HR, HU, IE, IT, LT, LU, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SE, SI, SK, UK, CH, IS, LI, NO, TR.

 

 

Frequency Bands and Power

European Union, United Kingdom

Data given here is the maximum radio-frequency power transmitted in the frequency band(s) in which the radio equipment operates.

Chromecast:
The maximum radio-frequency power transmitted:
2400–2483.5 MHz, less than 20 dBm EIRP

5150–5250 MHz, less than 20 dBm EIRP

5250–5350 MHz, less than 20 dBm EIRP

5470–5725 MHz, less than 20 dBm EIRP

 

Chromecast Voice Remote:
The maximum radio-frequency power transmitted:
2400–2483.5 MHz, less than 10 dBm EIRP

 

Radio frequency interference

Google is not responsible for any radio or television interference caused by unauthorized modification of these devices or accessories, or by the substitution or attachment of connecting cables and equipment other than that specified by Google. The correction of interference caused by such unauthorized modification, substitution or attachment is the responsibility of the user. Google and its authorized resellers or distributors are not liable for any damage or violation of government regulations that may arise from the user failing to comply with these guidelines.

 

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive and Battery Directive

 

The WEEE symbol above means that according to local laws and regulations your product and its battery(ies) should be disposed of separately from household waste. When this product reaches its end of life, take it to a collection point designated by local authorities for safe disposal or recycling. The separate collection and recycling of your product, its electrical accessories, and its battery(ies) will help conserve natural resources,  protect human health, and help the environment.

 

External Power Supply Efficiency Test Summary for Commission Regulation (EU) 2019/1782 

 

Information published

Value and Precision

Unit

Manufacturer’s name or trademark, commercial registration number and address 

Google LLC

Commercial registration number: 3582691

1600 Amphitheatre Parkway

Mountain View CA 94043

United States

-

Model identifier(s)

G1002, G1003

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Input voltage

230

V ~

Input AC frequency

50

Hz

Output voltage

5.0

V ⎓

Output current

1.5

A

Output power

7.5

W

Average active efficiency

79.8

%

Efficiency at low load (10 %)

N/A

%

No-load power consumption

0.0x

W

 

RoHS Compliance

This product is in compliance with Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 8 June 2011, on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS) and its amendments.
 

REACH

REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals, EC No 1907/2006) is the EU chemical substances regulatory framework. Google complies with all requirements of the regulation and we are committed to providing our customers with information about the presence of REACH Substances of Very High Concern (SVHCs). For information, you can contact Google at Env-Compliance@google.com.
 

Manufacturer Info.

Manufacturer: Google LLC 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway Mountain View, CA, USA 94043

Importer Info.

Importer: Google Commerce Limited, 70 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland

Regulatory Information: Australia

WLAN function of these devices is restricted only to indoor use when operating in the 5150 to 5350 MHz frequency range to reduce the potential for harmful interference to co-channel mobile satellite systems.

Regulatory Information: Japan

When operating in 5GHz (W52/W53), the device is restricted to indoor use only (except communicate to high power radio).

This is a Class B equipment. Although this equipment is intended for use in a residential environment, it could cause poor reception if used near a radio or a television receiver. Please follow instructions in the instruction manual.                                                                

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Warranty information can be found HERE

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