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Posted Sat Aug 11, 2012, 12:19am
Subject: doh!  can someone help me with the three power wires on the bottom of Oscar?
 

I took the machine apart to clean it up and i took pictures of all the wires EXCEPT the stinkin 3 power wires that connect to the AC plug.

My best guess is BROWN to BLACK, BLUE to WHITE and GREEN to GREEN/YELLOW.  
I connected it that way but i'm not gonna attempt to plug it in until i get confirmation that it's correct.

Hopefully someone with an oscar knows or can check by taking the 6 small screws off from the bottom metal plate.
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Posted Sat Aug 11, 2012, 12:50am
Subject: Re: doh!  can someone help me with the three power wires on the bottom of Oscar?
 

I don't know anything about US wiring colours, but if your machine was manufactured in the EU (I think it was) it should follow EU rules for single phase appliances :-

Brown = Phase (live)
Blue    = Neutral
Green/yellow stripes = Earth (ground)

Edit:  just noticed you have an SJ grinder - check the wiring colours in that as a reference - should be the same as above.
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Posted Sat Aug 11, 2012, 8:38am
Subject: Re: doh!  can someone help me with the three power wires on the bottom of Oscar?
 

Your assumption was right and here's the proof.  It's  a pic I took when I had to take my Oscar apart to replace the heating element.

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Posted Sat Aug 11, 2012, 3:41pm
Subject: Re: doh!  can someone help me with the three power wires on the bottom of Oscar?
 

hotwasabipeas Said:

Your assumption was right and here's the proof.  It's  a pic I took when I had to take my Oscar apart to replace the heating element.

Posted August 11, 2012 link

Thank you!  Really appreciate the confirmation.
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