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Document 2.4.114

SVR-1 Step Voltage Regulator

Copyright © 2012 Howard Industries, Inc.

Document No. 2.4.114

Revision: 03

Issued: March, 2012


Read these instructions carefully and become familiar with the equipment before proceeding with

installation, operation, or maintenance activities. This equipment contains extremely hazardous

voltages. To prevent death, serious personal injury, or equipment damage, all information in these

instructions should be read and observed. Safe use of this equipment is dependent on proper

installation, operation, and maintenance procedures.

Certain information in this manual is marked with the words DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION, which

indicate hazards.


indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or

serious personal injury, and damage to the equipment.

indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in death or

serious personal injury, and/or damage to the equipment.

indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or

moderate personal injury, and/or damage to the equipment.

No one should attempt to service or perform maintenance activities on the equipment until it has

been effectively de-energized, and all high-voltage and low-voltage bushing terminals have been

properly grounded. Only qualified personnel should install, maintain, and operate this equipment.

Qualified personnel are those who are trained in the installation, maintenance, and operation

of high-voltage equipment, trained in the proper use of personal protective equipment (such as

rubber gloves, safety glasses, protective clothing, hard hats, etc.) and trained in appropriate first aid


The instructions contained herein are intended to be a general guide for the installation, operation

and maintenance of this equipment, when operated in “Usual Service Conditions” as defined in IEEE

Standard C57.15. Features presented herein may not be present in all equipment designs. Standard

and optional features are subject to change without notice.

Although efforts have been made to ensure accuracy and completeness, these instructions do

not address every conceivable application or circumstance that might be encountered. Howard

Industries makes no representation or warranty with respect to, and assumes no responsibility for

the completeness, accuracy, sufficiency, or usefulness of, these instructions.

Questions regarding installation, operation, and maintenance of the equipment, particularly when

encountering unusual or special circumstances that may not be sufficiently covered by these

instructions, should be directed to the Howard Industries Transformer Division.

These instructions do not cover operation or maintenance of the regulator control unit. Users should

refer to the control manual for information specific to the control unit.