Because the power sources on the Hot Spot® have no polarit , you can connect the handpiece cable and the pliers cable to either connection point on the front panel.
Carefully read all instructions before operating the Hot Spot.
Always wear safety glasses.
Use only with a properly grounded 115V AC outlet.
Keep long hair and loose clothing away from work area when operating the unit.
Keep cords and the foot control pedal away from traffic areas.
To avoid serious burns,do not touch heated equipment.
Always apply the graphite electrode to jump rings before activating power with the foot pedal to prevent sparks and to avoid melting your jump rings.
Setting Up the Machine
Take all components out of the box.
Place the Hot Spot machine on a sturdy,level surface.
Attach the grounding cables to either of the power sources on the front of the Hot Spot machine.
Install a graphite electrode into the collet:
Unscrew the cap on the handpiece and push out the cord to expose collet.
Gently push the graphite electrode into the collet.
Screw the handpiece cap back on to secure the electrode.Hand-tighten only to avoid stripping the threads.The electrode should protrude approximately 1/4" to 1/2" from the tip of the handpiece cap.
Plug the foot control cable into the back of the machine.Place the foot pedal beneath the machine on the floor.
Make sure the machine is off,then plug the power cord into a grounded 115V AC outlet.
We recommend that you not use any accessories with the Hot Spot other than those included with the machine.
Carbon electrodes are two-sided so you can use both ends.
The concave tip of the electrode must fully contact the solder joint of the jump ring.
We recommend that you use liquid flux as needed when soldering solder-filled jump rings.
After the jump ring is closed,remove excess flux with a paper towel before soldering.This prevents arcing and ensures a proper solder flow.
Needle-nose Plier Lead
Paste Solder (or solder-filled jump-ring)
Always apply the graphite electrode to jump rings before activating the Hot Spot with the foot pedal.