How To Plug In The Power Cord
Your vibration platform, like any other type of sophisticated electronic equipment, can be seriously damaged by sudden voltage changes in your homes power.Voltage surges, spikes and noise interference can result from weather conditions or from other appliances being turned on or off. To decrease the possibility of your vibration platform being damaged always use a surge suppressor. To purchase a surge suppressor see your local sears store, or check our Parts and Manuals page and order part no. 146148.
Use only a single outlet surge suppressor that is UL 1499 listed as a transient voltage surge suppressor (TVSS). The surge suppressor must have a UL suppressed voltage rating of 400 volts or less and a minimum surge dissipation of 450 joules. The surge suppressor must be electrically rated for 120 volts AC or 15 amps. There must be a monitoring light on the surge suppressor to indicate whether it is functioning properly.
This product must be grounded. If it should malfunction or breakdown grounding provides a path of least resistance for electric current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This product is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.
Plug the power cord into a surge suppressor and plug the surge suppressor into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
IMPORTANT: The vibration platform is not compatible with GFCI outlets (learn more about GFCI outlets). This product is for use on a nominal 120 volt circut and has a grounding plug. a temporary adapter may be used to connect the surge suppressor to a 2-pole reciprocal if a properly grounded outlet is not available. A temporary adapter should be used only until a properly grounded outlet can be installed by an electrician.
The green-colored rigid ear, lug, or the like extending from adapter must be connected to a permanent ground such as a properly grounded outlet box cover. Whenever the adapter is used, it must be held in place by a metal screw. Some 2-pole receptacle outlet covers are not grounded, contact a qualified electrician to determine if the outlet box cover is properly grounded.