solar star rm 1200 add - on panel

solar star rm 1200 add - on panel
SOLAR STAR RM 1200 ADD - ON PANEL
PARTS LIST
Quantity
ADD-ON PANEL INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Step 1: Align and mark the four corners of the solar panel with
the peaks of the curved tile.
Step 1-2
4. Roof Sealant
5. Masonry Bit
• Installation requires climbing and working at dangerous heights,
including on ladders, scaffolding, roofs and in attic spaces.
Risk of death, personal injury and property damage may result
from a fall, or from falling objects. Use extreme caution to
minimize risk of accidental injury, including, but not limited to the
following procedures:
Step 3
• Avoid working on surfaces that are slippery or wet.
• Use foot-wear with excellent traction.
• Use only strong, well supported ladders.
• Work only in calm dry weather.
• When in an attic, ensure that your weight is supported at all times with
structurally sound framing; dry wall material is not designed to carry
a person’s weight.
Step 3A
BLACK
RED
• To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury; basic
safety precautions should always be followed when using electric
tools, including always wearing safety goggles or other suitable eye
protection, and ensuring work area is clear of all electrical wires, gas
pipes, water pipes, and other obstacles.
Motor terminals
BACK OF MOTOR
•W
hen working in an attic, use of a mask or respirator is
recommended to avoid lung irritation. Attic spaces may be dark,
confined, and subject to extreme temperatures. Beware of sharp
protruding objects. Do not attempt installation without having
someone within range of your voice or close enough to come to
your aid if necessary.
Step 3B
Use power drill or screwdriver to
remove mounting screws
Roof
Step 3D
Add-On Panel Wires
Step 3C
Step 4: Secure loose wires away from fan blade with zip ties
(provided) so as not to interfere with fan blade operation. Align
notch in fan hub with motor shaft and replace fan blade. Re-insert
mounting screws and secure Roof Mount Vent to flashing.
3. Ladder
Install at your own risk!
Power cable terminals
Step 3D-3E: Disconnect one lead wire from motor terminal
at a time. Add a Y-Connector to the BLACK and RED motor leads.
Re-connect the panel to the Y-Connector. Connect the new
Add-On Panel to the Y-Connector. NOTE: RED wires connect to
RED terminals only, and BLACK wires connect only to BLACK
terminals.
2. Power Drill
PRECAUTIONS
Connecting Terminals to Roof Mounted Attic Fan
Step 3B-3C: Cover built-in solar panel on roof mount
vent with an opaque material or blanket in order to cease unit’s
operation. Using a power drill or Phillips head screwdriver,
remove the four (4) mounting screws (three (3) with pitched
flashing). Pull Roof Mount Vent from flashing. Remove fan blade
from underside of Roof Mount Vent. Pull straight up on fan hub
until fan blade is free from motor shaft. Feed extension cable
from Add-on Solar Panel through the grill of the Solar Star Roof
Mount Vent.
(2)
(2)
(2)
1. Phillips
Screwdriver
WARNING: DO NOT PROCEED
WITH THE INSTALLATION UNTIL
YOU HAVE READ THE ENTIRE
INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDING
THESE WARNINGS.
Step 2: Drill four (4) holes in the tile using a 1/4” masonry bit
and insert the four anchors.
Step 3: Secure the solar panel to the tile roof using the four
(4) 2” screws provided. Insert two (2) 1” standoffs on the dow
Re-connect the panel to the Y-Connector. Connect the new
Add-on Panel to the Y-Connector. NOTE: RED wires connect
to RED terminals only, and BLACK wires connect only to BLACK
terminals. For final connection, see diagram for Step 3E.
(1)
(4)
Required Tools
Fan Hub
Roof Mount
Panel Wires
Motor Terminals
BLACK
RED
Step 3E
TILE ROOF
2. P anel Hardware Kit a. #10 x 2” (51 mm) screws c. 1” standoff
d. Y-Connector
e. Zip Tie
Step 1-2
Step 2: Using the four (4), 2” (51mm) screws provided, secure
the solar panel to roof through the four pre-drilled holes in mounting
plate. Coat screws with sealant (not provided). Route 15’ (4.5m)
power cable to either Solar Star Roof Mount Vent or Solar Star
IM 1200.
(1)
b. #10 x 1.3” (33 mm) anchors (4)
COMPOSITE ROOF
Step 1: Mount solar panel to roof within a 12’ (3.5m) area from
either Solar Star Roof Mount Vent or Solar Star IM 1200. Shaded
areas are not recommended. Feed 15’ extension cable through one
of the two cable access holes. NOTE: Solar Star label on solar panel
should be oriented towards the peak of the roof.
1. Solar Panel Roof Mount
Panel Wires
Motor Terminals
BLACK
RED
Final Connection
Solatube International, Inc. © Copyright 2011
2210 Oak Ridge Way, Vista, CA 92081-8341
www.solatube.com Part No. 951725
v1.7
Was this manual useful for you? yes no
Thank you for your participation!

* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project

Download PDF

advertisement