INSTRUCTION MANUAL
SAL-2800W, SAL-4000W
ELECTRIC SALAMANDERS
This manual contains importatant information regarding your Adcraft unit. Please read this
manual thoroughly prior to equipment set-up, operation and maintenance. Failure to comply with
regular maintenance guidelines outlined in this manual may void the warranty.
WARNINGS
• Do not touch any hot surfaces
• Do not immerse unit, cord or plug in liquid at any time
• Unplug cord from outlet when not in use and before cleaning
• Plug only into a 3-hole grounded electrical outlet of appropriate voltage
• Do not operate unattended
• Do not use this unit for anything other than intended use
• Do not use outdoors
• Always use on a firm, dry and level surface at least 12” from walls or any other obstruction
• Do not use if unit has a damaged cord or plug, in the event the appliance malfunctions, or has been damaged in any
manner
• Keep children and animals away from unit
• Any incorrect installation, alterations, adjustments and/or improper maintenance can lead to property loss and
injury. All repairs should be done by authorized professionals only
• Ensure that the designated power supply is adequate for continual usage
TO INSTALL:
1. Remove unit from box and make sure all plastic, tape and packing materials are removed.
2. Place the unit on a flat, secure surface with at least 12” of open space around all sides.
3. Check to make sure the outlet of the correct voltage for this item (240V) is near. Do not use an extension cord, this
item must be plugged directly into an outlet.
TO USE:
1. Plug the unit into an outlet of the appropriate voltage. When the unit is plugged in the green power light will turn on.
2. Turn the infinite control dial clockwise to the desired heat setting and allow for unit to pre-heat. Once the dial is
turned on the red cooking light will go on to indicate the heating element is on.
3. Using the handle, raise the upper housing to the desired cooking height.
4. Place the food onto the cooking grate under the upper housing. You can either place the food directly onto the
cooking grate or use a pan to hold the food while cooking.
5. To adjust the intensitiy of the heat you can lower the upper housing closer to the food for faster cooking results.
Please remember to use the cool to touch handle only when lowering or raising the upper housing as the metal will
get hot.
6. When the food has finished cooking, raise the upper housing and safely remove the food from the cooking grate. If
the cooking area is too hot, you can slide out the cooking grate and drip tray for easier and safer access to the food.
NOTE: When the desired heating setting has been reached the elements will stop heating and the red cooking indicatior light will turn
off. For the model with two infinite control dials, you can operate the left and right thermostats sides independently from one another.
CLEANING - NOTE: To maintain cleanliness and increase service life, this item should be cleaned daily. Do not immerse
the unit in water or any other liquid, if liquid enters the electrical compartment it may cause a short circuit or electrical
shock.
1. Before cleaning or attempting to move this item, turn off, unplug and let the unit cool completely.
2. Wipe the entire unit with a clean soft cloth until it is completely dry.
3. To avoid damage to the unit, do not use abrasive cleaners or scouring pads.
4. The stainless steel drip tray and cooking grate can be removed for easier cleaning.
5. If soap or chemical cleaners are used, be sure they are completely rinsed away with clean water immediately after
cleaning. Chemical residue could damage or corrode the surfaces of the unit.
To avoid serious injury or damage, never attempt to repair or replace a damaged power cord yourself. Contact a professional repair
service.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Problem: The power indicator does not turn on
Possible Causes: Not a good connection to the outlet or the fuse has blown or the indicator light is broken
Action: Check the outlet connection or fuse box. If the indicator light is broken, replace the light.
Problem: Heating element turns on but cooking indicator light is off
Possible Causes: Either the indicator light is malfunctioning or the circuit connection is loose
Action: Replace the indicator light or connected the wiring at the loose point
Problem: The heating elements do not work
Possible Causes: Either the heating element are broken or the thermostat is malfunctioning
Action: Replace the heating element or thermostat
Problem: The upper housing is stuck
Possible Causes: Either there is something stuck in the track or something’s broken
Action: Remove the back panel and look for something blocking the movement or a broken part
Wiring Diagram for the Electric Salamanders
SAL-2800W
SAL-4000W
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Parts Diagram and Replacement Parts for the Electric Salamanders
SAL-4000W
SAL-2800W
Drawing
Number
Part Description
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
Body
Heating Indicator Light
Energy Regulator and Dial
Power Indicator Light
Drip Tray
Cooking Grate
Lift Handle
Upper Housing
Upper Housing Cover
Backsplash
Back Panel
Power Cord
Grounding Bolt
Foot
Bottom Plate
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ACE Equipment One Year Limited Warranty
Admiral Craft Equipment Corp. (ACE) warrants its equipment against defects in materials and workmanship, subject
to the following conditions:
ACE Equipment is warranted for one year, effective from the date of purchase by the original owner. A copy of the
original receipt or other proof of purchase is required to obtain warranty coverage. This warranty applies to the original
owner only, and is not assignable.
Should any product fail to function in its intended manner under normal use within the limits defined in this
warranty, at ACE’s discretion, such product will be repaired, replaced with a refurbished unit, or replaced with a new
unit by ACE, after defective unit has been inspected and defect has been confirmed. ACE does not assume any liability
for extended delays in replacing any item beyond its control. This warranty does not apply to rubber and non-metallic
synthetic parts that may need to be replaced due to normal usage, wear or lack of preventative maintenance.
This warranty covers products shipped into the 48 contiguous United States, Hawaii, and metropolitan areas of Alaska
and Canada. Warranty coverage on products used outside the 48 contiguous United States, Hawaii and metropolitan
areas of Alaska and Canada may vary. Contact ACE for details at 1-800-223-7750
The following conditions are not covered by warranty:
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Equipment failure relating to improper installation, improper utility connection or supply and problems due to
improper ventilation.
Equipment that has not properly been maintained, damage from improper cleaning, and water damage
to controls.
Equipment that has not been used in an appropriate manner, or has been subject to misuse, neglect, abuse,
accident, alteration, negligence, damage during transit, delivery or installation, fire, flood, riot, or act of God.
Equipment that has the model number or serial number removed or altered.
Equipment on which the security seal has been broken.
If the equipment has been changed, altered, modified, or repaired without express written permission from ACE, then the
manufacturer shall not be liable for any damages to any person or to any property, which may result from the use of this
equipment thereafter.
This equipment is intended for commercial use only and this warranty is void if equipment is used in other than a
commercial application.
For warranty and non-warranty related issues, technical support, purchase replacement parts and warranty registration
visit www.admiralcraft.com. Please have your model number, serial number and proof of purchase ready. It is not
necessary to contact the place where you originally purchased your product from.
“THE FOREGOING WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED
INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILTY OR FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR
PURPOSES AND CONSTITUES THE ENTIRE LIABILITY OF ACE. IN NO EVENT DOES THE LIMITED
WARRANTY EXTEND BEYOND THE TERMS STATED HEREIN.”
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