Power Connect Connector Strip Install

Power Connect Connector Strip Install
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Document Number: 85-6395
Version as of: 22 May 2014
Power Connect Connector Strip Installation Guide
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Power Connect Connector Strip
Installation Guide
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
When using electrical equipment, basic safety precautions should always be followed including the following:
a. READ AND FOLLOW ALL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.
b. Do not use outdoors.
c. Do not mount near gas or electric heaters.
d. Equipment should be mounted in locations and at heights where it will not readily be subjected to
tampering by unauthorized personnel.
e. The use of accessory equipment not recommended by the manufacturer may cause an unsafe
condition.
f. Do not use this equipment for other than intended use.
g. Refer service to qualified personnel.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
WARNING: You must have access to a main circuit breaker or other power disconnect device
before installing any wiring. Be sure that power is disconnected by removing fuses or turning the
main circuit breaker off before installation. Installing the device with power on may expose you to
dangerous voltage and damage the device. A qualified electrician must perform this installation.
WARNING: Refer to National Electrical Code® and local codes for cable specifications. Failure to
use proper cable can result in damage to equipment or danger to persons.
WARNING: This equipment is intended for installation in accordance with the National Electric
Code® and local regulations. It is also intended for permanent installation in indoor applications
only. Before any electrical work is performed, disconnect power at the circuit breaker or remove the
fuse to avoid shock or damage to the control. It is recommended that a qualified electrician perform
this installation.
CAUTION: Wire openings MUST have fittings or lining to protect wires/cables from damage. Use
125° C copper wire only! Aluminum wire may not be used.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Philips Strand Lighting Offices ........................................................................................... Inside Front Cover
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PREFACE
About This Guide ...................................................................................................................................................
Accessories .............................................................................................................................................................
Hanger Brackets ..............................................................................................................................................
Clamps / Cradles..............................................................................................................................................
Grid Iron Boxes ...............................................................................................................................................
DMX Output Options ......................................................................................................................................
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OVERVIEW
Installation and Checkout Sequence....................................................................................................................... 4
Components ............................................................................................................................................................ 5
MECHANICAL CONSIDERATIONS
Tools and Supplies.................................................................................................................................................. 6
Installation Location ............................................................................................................................................... 6
Wire Routing........................................................................................................................................................... 6
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
Connecting Sections ............................................................................................................................................... 7
Mounting the Unit .................................................................................................................................................. 7
Single-Pipe Methods ....................................................................................................................................... 7
Double-Pipe Methods...................................................................................................................................... 8
Threaded Rod and Wall Mount Methods ........................................................................................................ 8
Connecting Power Wiring ...................................................................................................................................... 9
Complete and Test ................................................................................................................................................ 11
PRODUCT INFORMATION
Features................................................................................................................................................................. 12
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Power Connect Connector Strip
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PREFACE
1. About This Guide
The document provides installation instructions for all configurations of the Power Connect Connector Strip.
Please read all instructions before installing or using this product. Retain this guide for future reference.
2. Accessories
Contact your Authorized Philips Strand Lighting Dealer for price and availability of all accessories for Power
Connect Connector Strips. Additional information can be found on the Philips Strand Lighting web site at
www.strandlighting.com.
Hanger Brackets
Part Number
Description
71444
Single Pipe Overhung Hanger Bracket
71440
Single Pipe Rigged Hanger Bracket
71443
Double Pipe Offset Hanger Bracket
71441
Double Pipe Rigged Hanger Bracket
71445
Threaded Rod Bracket
71442
Wall Mount Hanger Bracket
Note: More information about hanger brackets is found in "Mounting the Unit" on page 7.
Clamps / Cradles
Part Number
Description
95550
Cable Clamp
95551
Cable Cradle, Small
95501
Cable Cradle, Large
Grid Iron Boxes
Part Number
Description
97051
Grid Iron Junction Box - 16 Terminals
97052
Grid Iron Junction Box - 30 Terminals
97053
Grid Iron Junction Box - 40 Terminals
97054
Grid Iron Junction Box - 60 Terminals
DMX Output Options
Part Number
Description
96350-DMXHE
Raceway Headend (one required per universe)
96350-DMX
Raceway DMX Single Plate (A5F panel connector)
96350-NET
Raceway DMX Single Plate (RJ45 panel connector)
About This Guide
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OVERVIEW
1. Installation and Checkout Sequence
The Power Connect Connector Strip is shipped from the factory in a ready-to-install configuration. The following
steps will be required to successfully install the unit(s) at your location:
1)
Unpack and Inspect
Remove all components from shipping container(s) and inspect for damage. Compare the equipment you
received to the packing list. If these do not match, contact Strand Lighting Customer Service at: 1-8004STRAND (U.S.) or 1-214-647-7880 (international).
2)
Review ALL Instructions
Read this entire installation guide before you start the installation.
3)
Gather Tools
Obtain all tools and supplies listed in "Tools and Supplies" on page 6.
4)
Choose Appropriate Installation Location
Ensure installation location meets the requirements listed in "Installation Location" on page 6.
5)
Plan Wire Routing
Decide where the wiring will enter the unit.
6)
Install Unit
Following the instructions provided in "INSTALLATION PROCEDURE" on page 7, mount and wire the unit.
7)
Checkout
Perform the steps listed in "Complete and Test" on page 11 to ensure that the unit has been properly installed.
8)
Call For Approval
Do not energize the Power Connect Connector Strip until the wiring has been approved by an authorized
technician. Call Strand Lighting to schedule an Engineering Checkout.
Note: For product features, refer to "PRODUCT INFORMATION" on page 12.
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2. Components
Power Connect Connector Strips from Strand Lighting are designed to provide an electrical distribution system for
connecting portable luminaires to your lighting system by placing permanent lighting circuits within your facility.
Power Connect Connector Strips can be supplied with a variety of flush mounted or pigtail connectors and can be
mounted either horizontally or vertically.
DMX Headend
(one required per universe)
Power Feed Multi-Conductor Cable
with Strain Relief (optional)
Power Terminal Box (PTB)
- see detail below
EXAMPLE CONFIGURATION
Components May Vary
Flush Receptacle (choice of stage pin,
twistlock or straight blade connector)
1-1/2" Schedule 40
Pipe (not provided - by others)
Hanger Brackets
(sold separately, six types available)
FRONT VIEW
Pigtail Receptacle - Standard Length 18"
(choice of stage pin, twistlock or straight
blade connector)
Note: All components are pre-wired
at the factory except terminal box
line input connections.
Power Terminal Box Interior View (Typical)
Ground Terminal
Input Power Terminals
Input
Power
Feed
Output Power Wiring
(pre-wired at factory)
Figure 1: Power Connect Connector Strip Components Overview
Components
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MECHANICAL CONSIDERATIONS
1. Tools and Supplies
The following tools and supplies will be required:
• Phillips and slotted screwdrivers
• Adjustable open-ended wrench
• Ratchet and assorted socket set
• Wire cutter and stripper
• Cable/box connectors and fittings
• Digital voltmeter / RMS
• Hammer (for terminal box knock-out holes)
Note: This is a basic list. Depending on your specific installation, additional tools may be required.
2. Installation Location
The location planned for installation MUST meet the following requirements:
• Weight Load Capacity - The Power Connect Connector Strip should be installed using mounting brackets with
sufficient load capacity to support it. Choose one of six approved mounting configurations. Refer to "Mounting the
Unit" on page 7.
• Indoor Use Only - The Power Connect Connector Strip is rated for indoor use only.
• Dry Locations Only - The Power Connect Connector Strip can only be installed in an "office clean" area that is
never exposed to moisture of any kind. Strand Lighting is not responsible for damage to equipment caused by
paint, dust, solvents or cleaning supplies.
CAUTION: Refer to National Electrical Code® and local codes to determine whether additional requirements must
be met.
3. Wire Routing
Before deciding a final mounting position, consider that line power wiring may enter the unit through the top or side
of the Power Terminal Box. Refer to "Connecting Power Wiring" on page 9.
WARNING! You must have access to a main circuit breaker or other power disconnect devices in order to install any
wiring. Failure to disconnect power before installing or servicing the unit may result in injury.
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INSTALLATION PROCEDURE
1. Connecting Sections
Before mounting the Power Connect Connector Strip, it will be necessary to connect all modular sections. Sections
are connected using three metal connector plates and screws (provided). Refer to Figure 2 below.
Connector Plates
10-32 Screw (eight per plate)
Connector Strip Section
Connector Strip Section
Note: Some components and
wiring not shown for clarity.
Figure 2: Connecting Connector Strip Sections
2. Mounting the Unit
The Power Connect Connector Strip can be mounted in one of six configurations depending on your specific
requirements. Regardless of type, brackets cannot be spaced more than 5 feet apart per National Electrical Code®.
Single-Pipe Methods
The 71444 Single-Pipe Overhung Hanger Bracket is used to attach an Power Connect Connector Strip to a single 1-1/
2" schedule 40 pipe with no additional overhead support.
The 71440 Single-Pipe Rigged Hanger Bracket is used to suspend a single 1-1/2" schedule 40 pipe and an Power
Connect Connector Strip from a rigging system or a ceiling.
1 Single-Pipe Overhung Hanger Bracket
2 Single-Pipe Rigged Hanger Bracket
Single-Pipe Rigged
Hanger Bracket (71440)
Single-Pipe Overhung
Hanger Bracket (71444)
CAUTION:
Brackets must be
spaced every five
feet or less per
NEC® requirements.
1-1/2" Schedule 40
Pipe (not provided)
1-1/2" Schedule 40
Pipe (not provided)
Figure 3: Single-Pipe Mounting Methods
Connecting Sections
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Double-Pipe Methods
The 71443 Double-Pipe Offset Hanger Bracket is used to attach an Power Connect Connector Strip to two 1-1/2"
schedule 40 pipes with no additional overhead support. Components are supported in an offset position in front of the
two battens.
The 71441 Double-Pipe Rigged Hanger Bracket is used to suspend two 1-1/2" schedule 40 pipes and an Power
Connect Connector Strip from a rigging system. Components are supported midway between the two battens.
3 Double-Pipe Offset Hanger Bracket
4 Double-Pipe Rigged Hanger Bracket
Double-Pipe Rigged
Hanger Bracket (71441)
Double-Pipe Offset
Hanger Bracket (71443)
CAUTION:
Brackets must be
spaced every five
feet or less per
NEC® requirements.
1-1/2" Schedule 40
Pipe (not provided)
1-1/2" Schedule 40
Pipe (not provided)
Figure 4: Double-Pipe Mounting Methods
Threaded Rod and Wall Mount Methods
The 71445 Threaded Rod Bracket is used to suspend one 1-1/2" schedule 40 pipe and anPower Connect Connector
Stripfrom a rigging system using threaded rod support.
The 71442 Wall Mount Hanger Bracket is used to permanently mount an Power Connect Connector Strip to a wall.
5 Threaded Rod Bracket
6 Wall Mount Hanger Bracket
Threaded Rod Bracket
(71445)
CAUTION:
Brackets must be
spaced every five
feet or less per
NEC® requirements.
1-1/2" Schedule 40
Pipe (not provided)
Figure 5: Threaded Rod and Wall Mounting Methods
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Wall Mount
Hanger Bracket
(71442)
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3. Connecting Power Wiring
The Power Connect Connector Strip is designed to be wired from the top or side of the Power Terminal Box.
WARNING! You must have access to a main circuit breaker or other power disconnect devices in order to install any
wiring. Failure to disconnect power before installing or servicing the unit may result in injury.
WARNING! Refer to National Electrical Code® and local codes for cable specifications. Failure to use proper cable
can result in damage to equipment or danger to persons.
CAUTION: Wire openings MUST have fittings or lining to protect wires/cables from damage.
CAUTION: Use 125° C copper wire only!
To connect Line Power:
Step 1. Turn off all power at main breaker or
disconnect device.
Step 2. Route line power cables from power source
to top or side of terminal box (Figure 6).
Terminal Box
Terminal Box Cover
Screw (4)
Step 3. Remove terminal box cover.
Step 4. Punch holes in terminal box as required.
Install conduit fittings or Kellums grips into
openings.
Step 5. Feed line power cables through prepared
openings.
Step 6. At end of each cable, strip insulation as
appropriate.
Step 7. Dress all wires to back of terminal box.
Step 8. At appropriate lugs, terminate Line, Neutral
and Ground wires (see Figure 7 on next page).
Figure 6: Terminal Box
CAUTION: Failure to use proper torque setting will cause premature equipment failure.
Step 9. Tighten lug set screws to proper torque settings as provided by label inside terminal box.
Step 10. Re-install terminal box cover.
Connecting Power Wiring
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Power Terminal Box Interior View (Typical)
Single-Phase, 2 Wire Blocks
120 VAC
Note: Power Connect Connector
Strips are for 50 / 60 Hz operation
only. Refer to shop drawings (if
applicable) for additional information.
Label on Terminal Strip
L N L N L N L N L N L N
Circuit Schedule
From Project
Drawings
As an example only.
Circuit Numbers
Figure 7: Terminal Box Wiring Key
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4. Complete and Test
After the unit is mounted and wired, use the following procedures to finish out the installation and test for proper
connection.
1)
Clean
Remove all metal pieces, shavings and wire scraps from Power Terminal Box. Vacuum out any dust or dirt.
2)
Double Check Terminations
Check for loose connectors, improperly torqued terminations, bare wires, and damaged insulation.
3)
Check Line Power Wiring
Perform continuity testing of all circuits, assuring that nothing is broken or open in the wiring or the circuit.
Confirm that all Power Connect Connector Strip circuits are correctly connected to their proper dimmer, relay or
circuit breaker
4)
Call For Approval
Do not energize your Power Connect Connector Strip until the wiring has been approved by an authorized
technician. Call Strand Lighting to schedule an Engineering Checkout.
Complete and Test
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PRODUCT INFORMATION
1. Features
• 16-gauge steel strip finished in a textured black-powder coat finish.
• Standard connectors include Stage Pin, Twist-Lock® and Edison in flush or pigtail mounting versions.
• Our "Z-Fold Tiered Packaging" is designed to accommodate the use of palette jacks and forklifts to transport the
connector strip from our factory to your job site. This unique shipment method also assures that your connector
strip arrives at your project site scratch and dent free.
• "Z-Fold Tiered Packaging" allows us to deliver a completely fabricated pre-wired connector strip. The installing
contractor unfolds the connector strip from the Z-Fold Tier and installs prethreaded splicing kits between each section, and connects the field wiring to the Power Connect Connector Strip terminal box.
• A wide variety of hangers for pipe mount and wall mount applications are available (refer to "Accessories" on page
3 for more information).
• 2 Inch high standard vinyl labels standard on one side. Two sided and lamicoid labels are available as an option.
• Circuits may be wired to multiple outlets on the connector strip.
• Wired with high temperature wire to DIN rail mounted screw terminal blocks.
• Pigtail connectors provided with strain-relief bushings.
• ETL and cETL listed and labeled.
• Custom lengths and configurations are available.
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Notes
Features
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