Pull three (3) 12 gauge wires to the motor side of the recessed box. Pull a hot, a neutral and an unbroken green ground from the panel to a standard J-Box. The power source should be on a 20 amp dedicated GFCI breaker.
Follow all national and local codes regarding wire size, grounding and connectors. A #8 AWG solid copper bond wire must be provided for grounding the AutoGuard® System. This bonding wire will be attached to the AutoGuard® frame.
NOTE: 36” Bonding wire should be at both ends of the box.
Remote Location Key Switch
A ¾” conduit needs to be connected from the motor side of the recessed box to the key switch location. The ¾”conduit going into the recessed box should junction into a standard J-Box. The key switch location must be located in full view of the pool, at least five (5) feet above ground level. Five (5) #22 stranded wires must be provided from the key switch to the cover box.
(2) ¾” J-Box
(3) – 12 AWG Wires from the Power Panel
(5) – 22 AWG (minimum) Wires from Key switch Location
*All steps above should be performed by a licensed electrician. This information is provided specifically as a resource to help pool builders communicate with their electrical subcontractors. Homeowners should never attempt these steps on their own.