For ConTech Lighting Non-IC 6" & 8" Metal Halide Pull-Down Housings: RA64_T4MHE, RA64_T6MHE, RA84_MHE
INSTALLATION PROCEDURES
CAUTION - RISK OF FIRE:
Housing can NOT be installed in direct contact with insulation. Do not
install insulation within 3" of fixture sides or wiring compartment, nor above
fixture in such a manner to entrap heat.
MOUNTING:
1. Remove bag containing “Wing Type Mounting Brackets” from carton.
2. Install brackets by fitting the key hold slots over the (4) setscrews on
mounting plate. Adjust to desired length and tighten screws.
3. Mount the wing-style to the vertical slot with the open end facing out
(See Fig. 2)
4. The style mounting bracket will accept flat hanger bars (Con-Tech #
HB-24), C-channel hanger bars (provided), or the electrician can use
1/2" conduit.
5. Plaster frame edge should be even with the finished ceiling and wing
nuts can be firmly tightened to secure mounting bracket. (See Fig. 3)
6. Loosen housing set screws.
7. Adjust housing flush to finish ceiling and tighten screws.
Wing Type
Mounting
Brackets
Flexible
Conduit
Housing
Wing Type Mounting Brackets
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION:
WARNING - Power source must conform to the requirements of the fixture
(see labels on fixture), all NEC and local electrical codes. Before starting
the wire connections, disconnect power at circuit breaker or fuse, turning
power off at switch leg is not sufficient to prevent electrical shock.
1. Supply wire must be rated at 90°C or higher.
2. Connect power source to fixture junction box.
3. Connect blacks to blacks (hot), whites to whites (neutral), and greens
to greens (ground) with twist type wire connectors (not provided). (See
Fig. 4)
4. Close junction box cover after wiring (ensure that all wires are within box
before closing).
LAMPING/TRIMS:
1. Connect pull down trim assembly provided to quick connect in housing.
2. Remove glass lens.
3. For RA64 style housings: Place lamp pins into the 2 holes in ceramic
lamp socket until seated firmly in socket. For RA84 housings: Screw
lamp into base until firmly seated in socket. Replace glass lens.
4. Tuck excess wire leads into housing.
5. The trim may be mounted after ceiling is completed. (see Fig. 3)
6. Compress the torsion springs and place them into the slots mounted on
each end of the inside of the housing.
7. Release springs and lightly push upward, the trim will be held firmly to
ceiling surface.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS:
• Read all the instructions before installation. Save instructions for later use.
• Turn off power at fuse or circuit breaker box before installation or before
doing any maintenance work.
• Product must be grounded to avoid potential electric shock and any other
potential hazards.
• Product must be mounted in locations and at heights and in a manner
consistent with its intended use, and in compliance with National Electrical
Code and local codes. Use of accessory equipment is not recommended.
• Installing contrary to instructions may cause unsafe conditions.
• Do not block light from the trim aperture, in whole or in part, as this may
cause unsafe conditions.
• Warning: Risk of fire. Most dwellings built before 1985 have supply wire
rated at 60°C. Consult a qualified electrician before installation.
• To avoid hazards to children, account for all parts and properly dispose of
all packing materials.
• Call the Technical Support department at ConTech Lighting with any
installation questions: 847.559.5500.
1.847.559.5500
www.contechlighting.com
This document can be recycled
White to White
Black to Black
Ground Wire
All specifications subject to change without notice.
RA64RA84 INST