Freestanding and Undercounter Installation
NOTE: Proper installation is your responsibility. Make sure you
have everything necessary for correct installation. It is the
personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to contact
a qualified installer to assure that electrical installation meets all
National and Local codes and ordinances.
Phillips No. 2 screwdriver
Do not grasp control panel to move compactor.
Slide compactor onto cardboard or hardboard before moving
compactor across floor to prevent floor covering damaging.
Do not allow the rear frame of the compactor to touch the
floor covering when lifting or moving compactor.
NOTE: Installation hardware is not provided.
1. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from cabinet. With the
drawer still removed from the compactor cabinet, place level
inside on the floor of the cabinet. Check that the compactor is
level from front to back and side to side. Adjust the leveling
legs until the compactor is level.
2. Move the compactor close to its final position.
3. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
4. Carefully move compactor into its final position. Check that
compactor is still level. Repeat Step 1 if necessary.
5. Grasp sides of compactor drawer and place bottom of
drawer into tracks. Lift at the handle so drawer will go over
drawer stops. Close drawer. Check to see whether drawer
opens freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see "Adjusting
the Toe Plate" for further instructions.
NOTE: Installation hardware is not provided. See "Accessories"
for ordering conversion kit.
1. Measure the height of your kitchen cabinet opening. The top
of the compactor should be at least
of the kitchen cabinet opening.
The rear wheels are preset for a kitchen cabinet opening
height of 34 " (87 cm) (position 1).
To adjust for other kitchen cabinet opening heights:
Loosen self-tapping screw just enough to clear stud from
hole in position "1."
" hex-head socket
mm) from the top
Move the rear wheel and stud to position "2" or "3" as
needed for your kitchen cabinet opening measurement:
Position 2: 34 " to 34
Position 3: 34
" to 34 " (87.5 to 88 cm)
NOTE: To level the unit in position 3, you may need to
add shims under the front leveling legs.
Tighten screw. Repeat for other rear wheel.
A. Wheel bracket assembly
B. Compactor cabinet
2. Use pliers to lower leveling legs away from compactor
cabinet. Adjust legs so there will be a
(6.4 mm) space between the top of the compactor and the
top of the kitchen cabinet opening. Stand the compactor
3. Remove the plastic plugs from the compactor cabinet top.
4. Move the compactor close to its final position.
5. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
6. Determine whether you want the compactor cabinet or
drawer front flush with the kitchen cabinet face.
Using 2 - #8 - 18 x
" mounting screws (provided in
conversion kit), attach the retaining brackets (provided in
conversion kit) to the compactor cabinet top as needed. See
If the compactor cabinet is to be flush with the kitchen
cabinet face, place retaining bracket mounting screws
If the compactor drawer front is to be flush with the
kitchen cabinet face, place retaining bracket mounting
screws through "3."
If the compactor is to be midway between "1" and "3,"
place the retaining bracket mounting screws through "2."
B. Retaining bracket (provided in conversion kit)
" (87 to 87.5 cm)
C. Locating stud
D. Self-tapping screw (pivot)
" (3 mm) to