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This product has been designed and built in accordance with state-of-the-art standards and the recognized safety rules. Nevertheless, its use may constitute a risk to installation/maintenance personnel if used under conditions that must be deemed unsafe, or if the warnings and precautions explained below are ignored.

Additional Safety Notes pertaining to hardware installation can be found under Rack Mounting: SAFETY.

SAFETY: Symbols Used

Note: The following symbols may be found in Spectracom technical documentation, or on Spectracom products:

Spectracom safety symbols

Symbol Signal word Definition

Potentially dangerous situation which may lead to personal injury or death! Follow the instructions closely.

Potential equipment damage or destruction!
Follow the instructions closely.

Tips and other useful or important information.

Risk of Electrostatic Discharge!
Avoid potential equipment damage by following ESD Best Practices.

This symbol is used for identifying the functional ground of an I/O signal. It is always connected to the instrument chassis.

Analog Ground
Shows where the protective ground terminal is connected inside the instrument. Never remove or loosen this screw!

Recycle the mentioned components at their end of life. Follow local laws.

SAFETY Advisories

DANGER! ELECTRICAL HAZARD — DO NOT OPEN THE ENCLOSURE: No user-serviceable parts inside (the product warranty will be voided, if the Seal is broken). Should you ever decide to open the enclosure at your own risk, unplug and remove BOTH power supplies first (the POWER button will NOT de-energize the system!).

Caution: Only trained and qualified personnel should be allowed to install, replace, or service this equipment.

DANGER! — GROUNDING: A reliable ground must be maintained at all times. To ensure this, the rack itself should be grounded. Particular attention should be given to power supply connections other than the direct connections to the branch circuit (i.e. the use of powerstrips, etc.).

Caution: CIRCUIT OVERLOADING — Consideration should be given to the connection of the equipment to the power supply circuitry and the effect that any possible overloading of circuits might have on overcurrent protection and power supply wiring. Appropriate consideration of equipment nameplate ratings should be used when addressing this concern.

DANGER! Hazardous voltage or energy is present on the back panel when the system is operating. Use caution when servicing.

Caution: Do not use power supplies other than the p/s model installed in your VelaSync™, and do not mix power supplies with different power ratings.

NOTE: Replacement power supplies can be purchased directly from Spectracom (Part no. PS09R-070J-SL01).

Please be sure to also consult local and national electrical codes, and the User's Manual of the Original Equipment Manufacturer which can be accessed online under:

Ultimate disposal of this product should be handled according to all national laws and regulations.