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Important Safety Information
Explanation
Polarization–This means that the larger slot must be
neutral and the small slot must be at line voltage.
Mispolarized–The outlet is incorrectly wired so that the
larger slot is at line voltage and the smaller slot is neutral.
Grounded–This means the round hole connection is con-
nected to earth ground through a connection to the main
power panel.
Ungrounded–The round hole connection is not complete to
earth ground and/or the main power panel.

Grounding Instructions

• To avoid the risk of electrical shock or death, do not
alter the plug.
• Do not remove grounding prong when installing
grounded appliance in a home that does not have
three wire grounding receptacle. Under no condition
is grounding prong to be cut off or removed. It is the
personal responsibility of the consumer to contact a
qualified electrician and have properly grounded three
prong wall receptacle installed in accordance with
appropriate electrical codes.
• To avoid the risk of electrical shock or death, this
equipment must be grounded.
This equipment MUST be grounded. In the event of an
electrical short circuit, grounding reduces the risk of
electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric
current. This unit is equipped with a cord having a
grounding wire with a grounding plug. The plug must be
plugged into an outlet that is properly installed and
grounded.
Consult a qualified electrician or technician if grounding
instructions are not completely understood, or if doubt
exists as to whether the equipment is properly grounded.
Do not use an extension cord. If the product power cord
is too short, have a qualified electrician install a three-slot
receptacle. This unit should be plugged into a separate 60
hertz circuit with the electrical rating as shown in the
appropriate drawing. Models operate with a supply voltage
of 120 Volts.
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