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Grounding Instructions

This appliance must be grounded. This microwave oven is equipped with a cord which has a grounding wire and grounding plug. It must be plugged into a wall receptacle that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with the National Electrical Code and local codes and ordinances. In the event of an electrical short circuit, grounding reduces risk of electric shock by providing an escape wire for the electric current.

Improper use of the grounding plug can result in a risk of electric shock.

Electrical Requirements

The electrical requirements are a 120 volt 60 Hz, AC only, 15 amp or more protected electrical supply. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided.

The microwave oven is equipped with a 3-prong grounding plug. It must be plugged into a wall receptacle that is properly installed and grounded. Should you only have a 2-prong outlet, have a qualified electrician install a correct wall receptacle.

A short power-supply cord is provided to reduce risk of becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.

Permanent and Correct Installation Temporary Use

Extension Cord

If it is necessary to use an extension cord, use only a 3-wire extension cord that has a 3-blade grounding plug and a 3-slot receptacle that will accept the plug on the microwave oven. The marked rating of the extension cord should be AC 115 - 120 volt, 15 amp. or more.

Be careful not to drape the cord over the countertop or table where it can be pulled on by children or tripped over accidentally.

1. If you have any questions about the grounding or electrical instructions, consult a qualified electrician or service person.
2. Neither DCS by Fisher & Paykel nor the dealer can accept any liability for damage to the microwave oven or personal injury resulting from failure to observe the correct electrical connection procedures.

Radio or TV Interference

Should there be any interference caused by the microwave oven to your radio or TV, check that the microwave oven is on a different electrical circuit, relocate the radio or TV as far away from the oven as feasible or check position and signal of receiving antenna.


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