The Startle player is based on the energy efficient Raspberry Pi 3, offering superior energy efficiency compared to competing solutions due to the small format, efficient processor, and lack of moving parts. The following guidelines are intended to increase the lifespan of the device and keep it functioning safely.

USE ONLY WITH THE INCLUDED POWER SUPPLY IN A SURGE-PROTECTED OUTLET

Even though a typical USB phone charger will appear to sufficiently operate the device, it requires more voltage than the typical charger can provide, leading to degraded performance and a shortened lifespan.

--This product shall only be connected to an external power supply rated
at 5V dc, and a minimum current of 600-1800mA. Any external power
supply used with the Raspberry Pi shall comply with relevant regulations
and standards applicable in the country of intended use.

■ This product should be operated in a well ventilated environment and the case should not be covered

Power efficiency is improved by the elimination of ventilation fans, however this efficiency comes at the risk of damaging the device in poorly ventilated and/or persistently warm environments. The device should not be placed inside un-ventilated enclosures, on top of other heat sources, or under any kind of covering.

For additional details please see the Raspberry Pi Safety Manual

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