Always follow basic safety precautions when installing, using, or servicing this product to reduce the risk of fire, shock, and injury to person or damage to equipment. Basic safety precautions include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Reviewing the drawings and illustrations in this manual before proceeding.
- If there are any questions regarding the safe installation or operation of the system, contact the solar system designer.
- Using qualified service personnel to service equipment.
- Servicing is required when the equipment has been damaged and does not operate normally.
- Remove all conductive jewellery or personal equipment prior to beginning installation, servicing equipment, parts, connectors, wiring or batteries.
- Limit access to modules. Solar modules generate electricity when exposed to light. Arrays of many modules can cause lethal shock and burn hazards. Only authorized, trained personnel should have access to these modules.
- Cover modules with an opaque material during installation to reduce risk of electrical shock or burns.
- Use insulated tools for electrical connections and do not touch live terminals with bare hands.
Local Code and Permits
- Contact local authorities to determine and obtain the necessary permits before installing your solar system.
- Follow requirements of applicable local and national electrical codes.