CSS Series
Low Profile Soft Edge Fixture
Models 2013, 2022, 2026, 2032, 2039, 2054, 2072
Safety Precautions
Read all safety precautions and installation instructions carefully
before installing or servicing this fixture. Failure to comply with
these instructions could result in potentially fatal electric shock
and/or property damage.
It is recommended that all wiring be performed by a qualified
electrician. This fixture must be wired in accordance with all national
and local electrical codes.
Do not handle any energized fixture or attempt to energize any
fixture with wet hands or while standing on a wet or damp surface or
in water.
Make sure that the power source conforms to the requirements of the
fixture. (See labels on fixture housing).
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, and to assure proper operation,
this fixture must be adequately grounded. To accomplish proper
grounding, there must be a separate ground wire (green) or bare metal
contact (metal conduit) between this fixture and the ground
connection of your main power supply panel. The green ground
screw location is clearly marked on the fixture housing.
This fixture is intended to be used for general indoor lighting in dry
or damp locations only.
Assembly Instructions
Preparing for installation
A. Disconnect electrical power before installing or servicing any part of
this fixture.
B. Remove diffuser, unlatch levers (9) on opposite sides and gently remove
All wiring must take place inside junction box. Caution: Make sure
power is off at fuse or circuit breaker box. Check power wires for damage or
scrapes. If power supply wires are within three inches of ballast use wire
suitable for at least 90C (194F). Note: Most dwellings built before 1985 have
supply wire rated to 60C. Consult a qualified electrician before installing.
A. This unit will not operate properly unless connected to a “grounded”
electrical circuit. Electrical shock, over heating, low or no light output,
and shortened lamp life can result if proper grounding is not done.
Securely attach green (or green and yellow) wire to ground supply wire.
B. Using wire connectors (provided), connect white supply wire to white
ballast lead. Connect black hot supply wire to black ballast lead. Do not
mix wires. Pull on each wire lead to make sure connections are secure.
Make certain no bare wires are exposed outside of wire connectors.
A. Mount housing (4) to junction box (not provided) with the two #8-32 x 7/8” screws (7) (provided) through keyhole slots (8).
A. Circline- Install (small) lamp (2) around three inner clips (5) and connect the
wire harness connector from the ballast to the lamp that matches the lamp
wattage. Install large lamp (3) around three outer clips (6) and connect the
remaining wire harness connector from the ballast to the lamp.
B. Compact – Install lamps (11) by inserting lamp pins into lamp holder and press
until lamp snaps in place.
Diffuser mounting.
A. Install the square plastic diffuser (1). Align the diffuser (1) inside the bends and
to lock the diffuser in place you must rotate the latch until it stops. Make sure
you locked all latches.
Power to the fixture can now be restored.
Limited Factory Warranty
American Fluorescent Corporation hereby warranty that this fixture is free from defects in materials and workmanship when installed and used under normal operating
conditions for a period of 2 years from date of purchase. This warranty covers all component parts and extends only to replacement of defective fixture or components; it
does not cover failure due to improper installation, misuse, mishandling or damage incurred in transit.
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