Connecting the appliance
Have a technician install and connect the appliance
according to the enclosed installation instructions.
Do not remove the transportation protection devices
from the shelves and storage compartments until
the appliance has been installed.
Always connect the water before the power.
Apart from statutory national regulations, you should
stick to the connection terms relating to the local
electricity and water companies.
After installing the appliance, wait at least 1 hour until
the appliance starts up. During transportation the oil
in the compressor may have flowed into
the refrigeration system.
Before switching on the appliance for the first time,
clean the interior of the appliance (see chapter
“Cleaning the appliance”).
Connect the appliance to a drinking water line.
The water may be connected only by a competent fitter
according to the local regulations of the appropriate
water supply company.
A cold water connection is necessary for operating
the automatic ice maker. The water pressure must be
between 29 and 116 p.s.i. (2.0 and 8.0 bar).
The installation must correspond to the local
A separate shut-off valve should be installed in
the cold-water inflow.
The shut-off valve should not be located behind
the appliance. It is recommended that you mount
the shut-off valve directly next to the appliance or at
another place which is easily accessible.
When installing the water connection, pay attention
to the permissible installation area for the water
For connection to the drinking water mains use only
water pipes which are suitable for drinking water.
Observe national regulations and the connection
conditions of the local water supply companies.
Avoid the risk of an electric shock!
Insert into a grounded 3-phase socket. Never remove
grounding phase. Do not use any adapters. Do not use
any extension cables.
Non-compliance with these instructions may result
in death, fire or an electric shock. Improper
connection of the protective conductor may result in
an electric shock. If you are in doubt whether
the appliance has been grounded properly, have
the appliance tested by a qualified electrician or
Do not use extension cables or distributors. This
appliance must be connected to a permanently
The socket must be near the appliance and also freely
accessible following installation of the appliance.
The appliance complies with protection class I.
Connect the appliance to 115 V/60 Hz alternating
current via a correctly installed socket with protective
conductor. The socket must be fused with a 10 to 16 A
The appliance comes with a UL registered 3-wire
power cord. The appliance requires a 3-pole socket.
Please observe the following table with regard to this:
Check on the rating plate whether the indicated
voltage and current type correspond with the values of
your power supply. The location of the rating plate
can be found in the chapter entitled Customer
Never connect the appliance to electronic energy
Our appliances can be used with mains and sine-
controlled inverters. Mains-controlled inverters
are used for photovoltaic systems which
are connected directly to the national grid. Sine-
controlled inverters must be used for isolated
applications (e.g. on ships or in mountain lodges)
which are not connected directly to the national grid.
Appliance Maximum simultaneous load
Fridge-freezer 6.0 amps