IOTA DLS-27-40 User Manual
Series, Warning, Danger
27-VOLT POWER CONVERTER/BATTERY CHARGER
Thank you for purchasing IOTA’s DLS Series Power Converter/Battery Charger. When utilized properly, your DLS Power
Converter/Battery Charger will provide years of dependable service. This Owner’s Manual contains important safety and
operating instructions. READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE INSTALLING
AND OPERATING THE UNIT.
Risk of SERIOUS INJURY OR DEATH
This unit is an electrical device. When working with this, or any
electrical device, there exists the potential for
ELECTRICAL SHOCK, EXPLOSION and FIRE hazards.
Before using this equipment,
READ AND UNDERSTAND the
instructions, warnings, and safety precautions in this Owner’s
Manual. Failure to read and understand these instructions could
result in SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD
THIS CHARGER IS AN ELECTRICAL
DEVICE THAT CAN SHOCK AND CAUSE
DO NOT CUT POWER CORDS.
DO NOT SUbmERGE IN WATER OR GET
THE CHARGER WET.
UNSUPERVISED, INCOmPATIbLE, OR
DAmAGED bATTERIES CAN EXPLODE IF
USED WITH A CHARGER.
DO NOT ATTEmPT TO CHARGE DAmAGED
OR FROZEN bATTERIES.
USE THE CHARGER ONLY WITH bATTER-
IES OF RECOmmENDED VOLTAGE.
OPERATE THE CHARGER IN
WELL-VENTILATED AREAS ONLY.
A CHARGER IS AN ELECTRICAL DEVICE
THAT EmITS HEAT AND CAN bURN.
DO NOT COVER THE CHARGER.
KEEP THE CHARGER AWAY FROm
DO NOT SmOKE OR USE ANY
OTHER SOURCE OF ELECTRICAL
SPARK OR FIRE WHEN OPERATING
When working with the DLS unit, always observe the fol-
• The DLS is designed for indoor use. Do not use outdoors.
• DO NOT expose the DLS unit to rain, snow, or other
• Do not mount the DLS in a zero clearance compartment or
in compartments with flammable items such as gasoline
• Do not mount the DLS in an area with the potential of
dust, debris, or other foreign materials entering the vents
of the DLS.
• Use of an attachment or device with the DLS not recom-
mended by IOTA Engineering will void the warranty and
may result in a risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to
• To reduce the risk of damage to the electric plug and cord,
always pull by the plug and not the cord when disconnect-
ing the unit.
• DO NOT operate the DLS with a damaged cord or plug.
• DO NOT operate the DLS if it has been dropped, received
a sharp blow, or has been otherwise damaged in any way.
Take the DLS unit to a qualified service location.
• DO NOT disassemble the DLS unit. Take the DLS to
a qualified service location when service or repair is
• To reduce the risk of electric shock, DISCONNECT the
DLS charger from ALL power sources before attempt-
ing any maintenance or cleaning. Turning off any electri-
cal supply or load to the unit is not sufficient and will not
reduce this risk.
• DO NOT use extension cords. Using an improper
extension cord could result in a risk of fire and electric
shock, and may result in property damage, personal
injury or death.
RISK OF EXPLOSIVE GASES
WORKING IN THE VICINITY OF LEAD-
ACID bATTERIES IS DANGEROUS.
bATTERIES GENERATE EXPLOSIVE
GASES DURING NORmAL bATTERY
OPERATION. FOR THIS REASON, IT IS
OF UTmOST ImPORTANCE THAT YOU
FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS WHEN
USING THE bATTERY CHARGER.
To reduce the risk of battery explosion, follow
these instructions and those published by the
battery manufacturer and review all Cautions
and Warnings associated with these products.