Connecting the machine, Operating the machine – SINGER 5147 User Manual
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operating the machine
CONNECTING THE MACHINE
• Before plugging in your machine, be sure the
electrical information on the side of the
machine A, below the hand wheel, agrees
with the range marked oh your electrical
• To turn on the macnine, connect plug B to
machine and plug C to your socket outlet.
• To turn on the sewing light, press or turn
switch D as required. See illustration.
• To run the machine and control speed, press
the speed controller E with your foot. The
harder you press, the faster the machine will
CAUTION: Disconnect the power line plug from
the socket outlet when changing needles, feet or
needle plates or when leaving the machine unat'
tended. This eliminates the possibility of starting
the machine by accidentally pressing the speed
IMPORTANT - Machines for Great Britain and some other countries having similar wiring standards are ship
ped from the factory without a plug for connection to the mains.
The wires in this mains lead are coloured In accordance with the following code:
Brown: Live (L)
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings
Identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:
The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter
The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter
If a 13 amp (BS 1363) plug is used a 3 amp fuse must be fitted, or if any other type of plug is used a 5 amp fuse
must be fitted either in the plug or adaptor or at the distribution board.