General Information; Installation - Electrolux Oxygen Series Owner's Manual

Electrolux oxygen series central vacuum systems
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GENERAL INFORMATION

The central vacuum is designed for dry pick-up of household dirt
and dust. Avoid picking up hard or sharp objects with this system to
prevent hose and plastic pipe damage or clogs.
This manual will cover the final steps of installation of the power unit in
your home. It will also provide the necessary information for maintenance
and trouble shooting, in the unlikely event that it will be needed. If you
require further information about installation or inquires on the product
please contact your local authorized dealer/distributor.
INSTALLATION SAFETY EQUIPMENT
For wall preparations and cover preparations,
safety equipment such as helmet, gloves, goggles
and hearing protection are recommended.
CAUTION
Use caution when drilling holes in walls as gas pipelines and water
pipes and electrical wires may be present.
If you have any questions regarding the product, spare parts, service,
warranty or anything else, please contact your local authorized dealer
or distributor.
GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS
This appliance must be grounded. If it should malfunction or brake down,
grounding provides a path of least resistance for electrical current to
reduce the risk of electrical shock. This appliance is equipped with a cord
having an equipment-grounding conductor and grounding plug. The plug
must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and
grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
WARNING
Improper connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can
result in electrical shock. Check with a qualified electrician or service
person if you are in doubt as to whether the outlet is properly
grounded, or if the outlet does not fit into an outlet. Do not modify the
plug provided with the appliance.
WARNING
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a special cord
available from your local authorized dealer/distributor.
SERVICE INFORMATION
The instructions in this booklet serve as a guide to routine
maintenance. For additional information, contact your nearest
authorized dealer/distributor.
RATING PLATE
The model, type, and serial numbers are indicated on the rating plate
located on the control panel or motor hood. For prompt and complete
service information, always refer to these numbers when inquiring
about service.
WARNING
Non-observance of the safety directions may result in bodily harm.
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS
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WASTE OF ELECTRIC AND ELECTRICAL
EQUIPMENT (WEEE)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this
product may not be treated as household waste. Instead it should
be handed over to applicable collection point for the recycling of
electronics and electrical equipment. By ensuring this product
is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human health, which could
otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.
For more detailed information about this product, please contact
your local waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased
the product.

INSTALLATION

Your home is most likely already fitted with the system of plastic
pipes and inlet valves and you are ready to install the central power
unit. If your home is not fitted for a central vacuum system, you can
contract to have the Electrolux Central Vacuum System installed
by a professional by contacting your local dealer or distributor or
choose to do-it-yourself.
The central power unit should be located as far away from the general
living area as possible, yet accessible so you can remove the dirt
receptacle, reach the filter, and inspect the central power unit.
A typical location would be in a garage, where you could vacuum
your car or garage area, and where emptying the dirt receptacle
and cleaning the filter would be more convenient. Other suitable
locations are in the basement, laundry room, or ventilated
storage room.
CAUTION
Use caution when drilling holes in walls as gas pipelines and water
pipes and electrical wires may be present. Holes in the masonry
are only allowable if through it its standing stability is not impaired.
Holes in wood studs should be drilled. Depending on what material
your home is built with, use the appropriate anchors to hang your
power unit. Power unit simply slides onto mounting bracket and
clicks into place.
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• Place the central power unit in a place that is removed from
the general living area. The exhaust should be easy to connect
to a ventilation pipe. This can be done regardless of the house's
construction material.
• Locate the two low voltage wires near the main pipe. Remove
the insulation from the low volt wire. Insert the low volt wire into
the spring loaded low volt connectors. Be certain you comply
with your local electrical codes and regulations.
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• Make sure there is a dedicated electric socket for the power unit.
• Plug in your CVS with the supplied power cord.
Your Electrolux Oxygen CVS does not require the assembly of a
muffler. Your CVS has the muffler installed internally. You may however
desire to exhaust the air outside. In this case you will need to attach
the exhaust adapter. This will convert the size of the exhaust to the
diameter of the central vacuum pipe.
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