Intermatic Universal HVAC Surge Protector - Reliable Surge Protection

Brand: Intermatic
Manufacturer: ‎Intermatic Incorporated
Model Number: ‎AG3000

Intermatic AG3000 User Manual

Installation Instructions

  1. Turn OFF the power at the circuit breaker or disconnect switch before installation.
  2. Confirm that the Intermatic AG3000 is suitable for your HVAC system voltage and configuration.
  3. Mount the AG3000 unit to the side of the HVAC disconnect box using an appropriate knockout.
  4. Remove the knockout and install the AG3000 using the included locknut and rubber gasket to ensure a watertight seal.
  5. Connect the two black wires from the AG3000 to the two hot legs (L1 and L2) in the disconnect box.
  6. Connect the green wire from the AG3000 to the ground in the disconnect box.
  7. Secure all connections and ensure that the wires are not subject to tension or pinching.
  8. Restore power at the circuit breaker or disconnect switch.
  9. Check the green LED indicator on the AG3000. If it is illuminated, the unit is powered and providing protection.

Troubleshooting Tips

LED Indicator is Not Lit

  • Ensure that the power is turned on at the circuit breaker or disconnect switch.
  • Check the wire connections to the AG3000 for any loose or disconnected wires.
  • If the connections are secure and the LED is still not lit, the AG3000 may have taken a surge and needs to be replaced.

Unit Shows Signs of Damage

  • Immediately turn off power and disconnect the AG3000 if there are any signs of damage such as melting or charring.
  • Contact Intermatic customer support for assistance and potential warranty service.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I know if the AG3000 is working?

The AG3000 has a green LED indicator that will be lit when the unit is powered and providing protection. If this light is off, refer to the troubleshooting section.

What type of protection does the AG3000 offer?

The AG3000 provides three modes of protection: Line-to-Ground (L-G), Line-to-Line (L-L), and Line-to-Neutral (L-N), to protect against power surges.

Is the AG3000 suitable for outdoor installation?

Yes, the AG3000 is housed in a Type 4X watertight and UV resistant enclosure, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations.

Does the AG3000 come with a warranty?

Yes, the AG3000 comes with a 3-year product warranty and a $7,500 connected equipment warranty for 3 years.

Can the AG3000 be installed on any HVAC system?

The AG3000 is designed for 120/240 VAC applications. It is important to verify that your HVAC system matches these specifications before installation.

Note: The above HTML content is a simplified user manual and FAQ section for the Intermatic AG3000 Surge Protective Device. The instructions and troubleshooting tips provided are based on the product information and customer reviews provided. Always consult the actual product manual or a professional electrician for accurate installation and safety information.

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**Intermatic AG3000 Surge Protective Device FAQ**

**1. What modes of protection does the Intermatic AG3000 offer?**
The Intermatic AG3000 Surge Protective Device offers three modes of protection: L-G, L-L, and L-N to shield against power surges and prevent potential damage to your HVAC equipment and home appliances.

**2. What technology does the AG3000 use for surge protection?**
The AG3000 features advanced TPMOV (Thermally Protected Metal Oxide Varistor) technology, which eliminates hazardous failure modes associated with standard MOV technology, providing reliable surge protection for your devices.

**3. Is the AG3000 suitable for outdoor installations?**
Yes, the AG3000 is built to last with a Type 4X watertight and UV resistant plastic enclosure, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations. It protects your equipment against environmental elements and ensures long-lasting surge protection.

**4. How can I monitor the status of protection provided by the AG3000?**
The AG3000 features a green LED indicator that provides a visual status of protection, allowing you to quickly verify that your equipment is shielded against power surges. This enables you to stay informed and confident in the safety of your devices.

**5. Is the Intermatic AG3000 certified for safety standards?**
Yes, the Intermatic AG3000 is UL Listed to ANSI/UL 1449 4th Edition, meeting the highest safety standards in the industry. It also comes with a 3-year product warranty and a $7,500 connected equipment warranty for 3 years, ensuring quality and reliability.

**6. What is included in the package when purchasing the AG3000?**
The package includes the Intermatic AG3000 Surge Protective Device as well as any necessary components for installation.

**7. Can I install the Intermatic AG3000 myself?**
The Intermatic AG3000 is relatively easy to install if you are comfortable doing electrical work. However, it's recommended to follow the provided instructions carefully or seek professional assistance if needed.

**8. Does the Intermatic AG3000 protect against both voltage surges and under-voltage?**
The unit primarily protects against voltage surges rather than under-voltage. It is designed to safeguard your equipment from power surges effectively.

**9. What warranty coverage does the Intermatic AG3000 offer?**
The product comes with a 3-year warranty described in the manufacturer's documentation. Additionally, there is a $7,500 connected equipment warranty for 3 years for added peace of mind.

**10. How can I contact Intermatic in case of any issues with my AG3000 unit?**
If you encounter any issues with your Intermatic AG3000 unit, you can reach out to Intermatic's customer support through their website or by following the provided instructions in their documentation for warranty claims or replacements.
Instructions for Use (IFU) (PDF)
Instructions for Use (IFU) (PDF)


Manufacturer‎Intermatic Incorporated
Model Number‎AG3000
CategoryTools & Home Improvement > Electronics > Accessories & Supplies > Power Strips & Surge Protectors > Surge Protectors
Part Number‎AG3000
Item Weight‎11.2 ounces
Product Dimensions‎4.3 x 2 x 4.5 inches
Item model number‎AG3000
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer‎No
Item Package Quantity‎1
Number Of Pieces‎1
Number of Handles‎1
Included Components‎AG3000
Batteries Included?‎No
Batteries Required?‎No
Warranty Description‎See Manf Description
Customer Reviews4.7 4.7 out of 5 stars 939 ratings 4.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#6,665 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics) #72 in Surge Protectors
Date First AvailableAugust 10, 2012
Weight‎11.2 ounces
Dimensions‎4.3 x 2 x 4.5 inches
First AvailableAugust 10, 2012

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