NOTE:    Refer to the label inside the wiring compartment

  for the AMP rating of the spa.

 

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Most 240 volt Spas Are 50 or 60 Amp. 8 gauge wire for 50 amp. and 6 gauge wire for 60 amp.

IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME OWNING A 240 VOLT SPA YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE A GFCI AND WRING INSTALLED

TO THE SPA.

  CAUTION: Electrical work and repairs can      be dangerous, especially around water.          There is a risk of shock or electrocution,      which could result in serious injury or          death. We strongly advise that hot tub          electrical wiring be referred to a licensed    electrician.

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What is a ground fault?

According to the National Electrical Code, a “ground fault” is a conducting connection (whether intentional or accidental) between any electric conductor and any conducting material that is grounded or that may become grounded. Electricity always wants to find a path to the ground. Ina ground fault, electricity has found a path to ground, but it is a path the electricity was never
 intended to be on, such as through a person’s body.

Because of this potential for shock, GFCI protection is used to protect human life. Circuit breakers and fuses only protect equipment—they will not protect people.

Ground-Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)

4  WIRE hook up: 240 and 120 volt to spa  (TYPICAL)

  NOTE:    Refer to the label inside the wiring                  compartment for the size of supply wire used.

*The National Electrical Code (NEC) specifies installation of an approved manual disconnect device adjacent to the hot tub, at least 5 feet away, and within line of sight.

The NEC also requires a 120V receptacle within a 10-20 foot distance from the spa.

240 volt   TYPICAL INSTALLATION

Spa Electrical Connection

 All Wiring To Be Performed

By A Certified Electrician Only!

GFCI Box