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steam install revision

Minor Versionm

by randy@lamarzocco.com

  1. Unpack your new steam module and tap from their shipping containers.
    • Unpack your new steam module and tap from their shipping containers.

    • Please examine the module after unpacking for any damage that may have occurred during shipping. If anything looks out of place, please contact Modbar Support.

  2. Cut countertop using provided templates. Note that M6 bolts are not required for mounting  the steam tap, as it does not see the same rotational force as the espresso tap. Use great care when cutting the counter-top holes! We recommend checking the template dimensions with a tape measure or ruler to verify that it is printed to scale. Apply Alex Plus or equivalent acrylic latex or silicone caulk to the bottom of the tap before installing the tap into the counter as shown.  Use your finger to wipe away an excess caulk (wetting your finger will help make a smooth caulk line).
    • Cut countertop using provided templates. Note that M6 bolts are not required for mounting the steam tap, as it does not see the same rotational force as the espresso tap.

    • Use great care when cutting the counter-top holes! We recommend checking the template dimensions with a tape measure or ruler to verify that it is printed to scale.

    • Apply Alex Plus or equivalent acrylic latex or silicone caulk to the bottom of the tap before installing the tap into the counter as shown. Use your finger to wipe away an excess caulk (wetting your finger will help make a smooth caulk line).

  3. Install the washer and then the retaining nut below counter. Finish tightening the retaining nut with a pipe wrench, if available.
    • Install the washer and then the retaining nut below counter.

    • Finish tightening the retaining nut with a pipe wrench, if available.

  4. Modbar modules are shipped with a molded cable, 6-20P male plug end and IEC C19 female end. The IEC C19 end plugs into the module, and the 6-20P male end goes to the appropriate wall 220V 20A wall socket.  Make sure that the power is off before plugging the cord into the wall and module.
    • Modbar modules are shipped with a molded cable, 6-20P male plug end and IEC C19 female end. The IEC C19 end plugs into the module, and the 6-20P male end goes to the appropriate wall 220V 20A wall socket. Make sure that the power is off before plugging the cord into the wall and module.

    • Always be sure the module power switch is off while installing to avoid damaging the heating elements! It is easy to inadvertantly turn the power switch on while handling the module during installation.

  5. Place module in the desired location under the counter.
    • Place module in the desired location under the counter.

    • The module must be installed within 5 feet of the tap in order for the electrical and fluid connections to route correctly.

    • Connect water inlet and drain tubes, turn on water supply, and check for any leaks from the water inlet line and connections.

  6. Connect tap steam connections to the module. Ensure that the tube seats completely into the tap push-connect fitting. Trimming the tap tubes to length help to reduce condensation when using the tap. We recommend to trim the tubing back as far as possible while still providing enough slack for service.
    • Connect tap steam connections to the module. Ensure that the tube seats completely into the tap push-connect fitting.

    • Trimming the tap tubes to length help to reduce condensation when using the tap. We recommend to trim the tubing back as far as possible while still providing enough slack for service.

    • There are generational build differences in the main power selector and heating selector. Be sure that the power selector is in the neutral non-heating position on start up.

  7. Plug in the power cable into its receptacle.
    • Plug in the power cable into its receptacle.

    • Turn the power switch to the left-hand position (counter clockwise), to allow the module to prime before heating.

    • The module's boiler will fill until the fluid level fills approximately half of the sight glass.

  8. At this point it is safe to turn the switch clockwise to the right-hand position and heat the boilers. The machine will be ready for use in approximately 5 minutes.
    • At this point it is safe to turn the switch clockwise to the right-hand position and heat the boilers. The machine will be ready for use in approximately 5 minutes.

    • Please refer to the operating manual for more detailed operating instructions.

    • Thanks for choosing Modbar!

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