HC-276 Installation And Safety Instructions Line art shown may not exactly match the fixture enclosed. However, the installation instructions do apply to this fixture. Fill in Item Number on Carton and File This Sheet For Future Reference. ITEM#_______________ IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • • • • • • • • • Be sure the electricity to the system you are working on is turned off; either the fuse removed or the circuit breaker set at off. Use of other manufacturers components will void warranty, listing and create a potential safety hazard. If you are unclear as to how to proceed, contact a qualified electrician. You don’t need special tools to install this fixture. Be sure to follow the steps in the order given. Under no circumstances should a fixture be hung on house electrical wires, nor should a swag type fixture be installed on a ceiling which contains a radiant type heating system. Proper wiring is essential for the safe operation of this fixture. Read instructions carefully. Save these instructions. NOTE: FOR FIXTURES PROVIDED WITH 75˚C OR 90˚C SUPPLY WIRE WARNING ONLY-(THESE WARNINGS ARE PROVIDED ON THE U.L. LABEL AND ON THE FIXTURE CARTON): RISK OF FIRE. MOST DWELLINGS BUILT BEFORE 1985 HAVE SUPPLY WIRE RATED 60˚C. CONSULT A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN BEFORE INSTALLING. IF SUPPLY WIRES ARE LOCATED WITHIN 3" OF BALLAST, USE WIRE RATED FOR AT LEAST 90˚C 012109 CLEANING To clean, wipe fixture with a soft cloth. Clean glass with a mild soap. Do not use abrasive materials such as scouring pads or powders, steel wool or abrasive paper. ORDERING PARTS Keep this sheet for future reference, and in case you need to order replacement parts. Parts for this fixture can be ordered from place of purchase. Be sure to use exact wording from illustration when ordering parts. DEPENDING ON THE FIXTURE, YOUR BACK PLATE MAY HAVE CLIPS. BACKPLATE CLIP BEFORE YOU BEGIN Carefully remove the fixture from the carton and check that all parts are included, as shown in figure 1. Be careful not to misplace any of the screws or parts which are needed to install this fixture. DIFFUSER FIGURE 2 *OUTLET BOX *WIRE CONNECTOR WOOD SCREWS (OPTIONAL) FIGURE 1 BACKPLATE *OUTLET BOX SCREWS DIFFUSER *NOT INCLUDED INSTALLATION HC-276 IMPORTANT: DO NOT ATTACH FIXTURE DIRECTLY TO OUTLET BOX. STEP 1: FINAL ASSEMBLY Make sure no bare wires can be seen outside wire connectors. STEP 5: Punch out appropriate holes in backplate (A), if applicable, to correspond with holes in outlet box. STEP 2: Push socket wires thru plastic bushing (If applicable). Tuck wires into outlet box. Attach backplate to outlet box by placing outlet box screws (not supplied) through punched-out holes in backplate. (Optional- Wood screws placed in outer holes will provide additional support). STEP 6: Install lamps. STEP 3: A. Take note of the color of the wire(s) on your fixture. Identify which group your fixture wire(s) falls into and connect the wires according to the directions below: STEP 7: Snap diffuser onto backplate (See Fig. 1 or 2). Note: For fixture #4910 & #4908, use retaining screws through sides of diffuser to secure. GROUP A: CONNECT TO BLACK HOUSE WIRE GROUP B: CONNECT TO WHITE HOUSE WIRE BLACK WHITE *PARALLEL WIRE (ROUND & SMOOTH) *PARALLEL WIRE (SQUARE & RIDGED) *Note: When parallel wire is used, the tracer wire is square shaped or ridged and less tracer wire is round in shape or smooth (Seen best when viewed from wire end). To separate wires, grasp the ends of each wire and pull apart. B. Take your fixture wire(s) from group A and place evenly against the black wire from the outlet box. DO NOT twist wires together before using wire connectors. C. Fit a wire connector (not supplied) over the wires and thread the connector clockwise until you feel a firm resistance. D. Gently try to remove the wires from the connector, If you can remove the wires, carefully re-do steps B and C, as above and check again for a firm connection. E. Connect the fixture wire from group B to the white wire from the outlet box in the same manner. STEP 4: GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS: The green grounding screw (G) is to be inserted into the hole with two raised dimples provided on the universal mounting bar (D). Wrap the ground wire from the fixture (if supplied) and the ground wire from the outlet box (bare metal or green insulated wire) around the green grounding screw (G) on the universal mounting bar (D) if uninsulated wire is on the universal mounting bar (D), connect the ground wire from the fixture (if supplied) and the outlet box to it using a small wire connector (not supplied). NEVER CONNECT GROUND WIRE TO BLACK OR WHITE POWER SUPPLY WIRES.