Tools and materials needed
1/4" (6.4 mm)
to fit saddle valve
1/4" (6.4 mm) O.D.
bucket or pan
2 mounting bracket screws (and
2 plastic anchors if attaching to
Saddle valve kit to fit
water supply line
Kit must meet all local
codes and ordinances.
Remove parts from packages.
Check that all parts were
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these
instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
If codes permit and a separate
ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified
electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only 15- or
20- ampere fused, grounded
electrical supply is required. It is
recommended that a separate circuit
serving only your hot water dispenser
be provided. Use an outlet that
cannot be turned on/off by a switch.
Water supply requirements
If local codes permit, the hot water
dispenser feed line should be
connected to the cold water supply
line using a saddle tapping valve.
Important: If local codes Do Not
permit the use of saddle valves,
special feed valves can be
obtained from your local plumbing
Connection to hot water line is not
recommended. Energy will be wasted
in heating the water twice and the
magnesium rod used in household
heating may produce a "rotten egg"
Before You Start cont.
Recommended ground method
For your personal safety, the hot
water dispenser must be grounded.
This appliance is equipped with a
power supply cord having a 3-prong
ground plug. To minimize possible
shock hazard, the cord must be
plugged into mating, 3-prong, ground-
type outlet, grounded in accordance
with all national and local codes and
ordinances. If a mating outlet is not
available, it is the personal
responsibility and obligation of the
customer to have a properly
grounded, 3-prong outlet installed by
a qualified electrician.
If this unit is replacing a hot water
dispenser connected to a hot water
supply, the existing connection may
A water filter is recommended if
your water supply contains sand,
grit or other particles. If a filter is
used, the water pressure to the
dispenser should not drop below
20 psi (138 kPa).