Important safety instructions” “warning, Save these instructions, Danger – SINGER 8768 HERITAGE User Manual

Page 2: Caution

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To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock, or injury to persons: ”

1. “Do not allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when this sewing machine is used by or near children.”

2. “ This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities,

or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance

by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.”

3. “ Use this sewing machine only for its intended use as described in this manual. Use only attachments recommended by the

manufacturer as contained in this manual.”

4. “ Never operate this sewing machine if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped

or damaged, or dropped into water. Return the sewing machine to the nearest authorized dealer or service center for
examination, repair, electrical or mechanical adjustment.”

5. “ If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons in

order to avoid a hazard.”

6. “ Never operate the sewing machine with any air openings blocked. Keep ventilation openings of the sewing machine and foot

control free from the accumulation of lint, dust, and loose cloth.”

7. “Never drop or insert any object into any opening.”
8. “ Indoors use only.”

9. “Do not operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is being administered.”

10. “To disconnect, turn switch to the off (“0“) position, then remove plug from outlet.”

11. “ Switch off or unplug the appliance when leaving it unattended, unplug the appliance before carrying out maintenance or

replacing lamps.”

12. “Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.”

13. “Keep fingers away from all moving parts. Special care is required around the sewing machine needle.”

14. “Never sew with a damaged needle plate as this can cause needle to break.”
15. “Do not use bent needles.”

16. “Do not pull or push fabric while stitching. It may deflect the needle causing it to break.”

17. “ Switch the sewing machine off (“0”) when making any adjustments in the needle area, such as threading needle, changing

needle, threading bobbin, or changing presser foot, etc.”

18. “ Always unplug sewing machine from the electrical outlet when removing covers, lubricating, or when making any other user

servicing adjustments mentioned in the instruction manual.”

19. “ To avoid electrical shock never put the machine nor the mains cable or mains plug into water or other liquids.”

20. “ The LED lamp maximum power is 0.3W, maximum voltage is DC 5V, if the LED lamp is damaged, you should not use the

product and send it to the manufacture or service agent to repair or replace at once.”

21. “ Caution - to avoid injury:

- Unplug the foot controller of the appliance when leaving it unattended:

- Unplug the foot controller of the appliance before carrying out any maintenance.”


“This product is for household use, or equivalent.”

“When using an electrical appliance, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following.”

“Read all instructions before using this sewing machine.”



To reduce the risk of electric shock:”

1. “ This sewing machine should never be left unattended when plugged in. Always unplug this sewing machine from the electric

outlet immediately after using and before cleaning.”

FOOT CONTROL (USA & Canada only)

Use Model YC-485 EC or Model JF-1000 with this sewing machine.


This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade wider than the other). To reduce the risk of electric shock, this plug is intended

to fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a

qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not modify the plug in any way.



Moving parts - To reduce risk of injury, switch off before servicing. Close cover before operating

This appliance complies with EEC Directive 2004/108/EC covering the electromagnetic compatibility.

Please note that on disposal, this product must be safely recycled in accordance with relevant national legislation

relating to electrical/electronic products. If in doubt, please contact your retailer for guidance.

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