Schumacher 10 Amp Battery Charger User Manual

1. Before you use your battery charger, be sure to read all in-
structions and cautions printed on:
Battery Charger
Vehicle or unit using battery
2. Use battery charger on LEAD-ACID type rechargeable bat-
teries only, such as used in automobiles, trucks, tractors,
airplanes, vans, RVs, trolling motors, etc. Charger is not in-
tended to supply power to low-voltage electrical system other
than in an automotive application.
not use battery charger for charging dry-cell
batteries that are commonly used with home appliances.
These batteries may burst and cause injury to persons and
damage to property.
3. Use only attachments recommended or sold by manufac-
turer. Use of non-recommended attachments may result in
fire, electric shock, or injury.
4. When disconnecting the battery charger, pull by the plug
not by the cord. Pulling on the cord may cause damage to
cord or plug.
5. Position battery power cord so it cannot be stepped on,
tripped over, or subjected to damage or stress.
6. Do not operate charger with damaged cord or plug. Have
cord replaced immediately.
7. Do not operate charger if it has received a sharp blow, been
dropped, or otherwise damaged in any way. Take it to a quali-
fied professional for inspection and repair.
8. Do not disassemble charger. Take it to a qualified profes-
sional when service or repair is required. Incorrect reassem-
bly may result in electric shock or fire.
9. To reduce risk of electric shock, unplug charger from outlet
before attempting any maintenance or cleaning.
10. Do not use an extension cord unless absolutely necessary.
Use of an improper extension cord could result in fire or
electric shock. If an extension cord must be used, make
sure that:
Pins on plug of extension cord are the same number, size,
and shape as those of plug on charger.
Extension cord is properly wired and in good electrical
Wire size is large enough for AC ampere rating of charger,
as specified below:
Equal to or but less than Length of Cord, Feet
Greater than 25 50 100 150
0 2 18 18 18 16
2 3 18 18 16 14
6 8 18 16 12 10
11. Always charge battery in a well ventilated area.
NEVER operate in a closed-in or restricted area without ad-
equate ventilation.
WARNING: Risk of explosive gas.
12. Use charger as far away from battery as DC charger cables
13. Do not expose charger to rain or snow.
14. NEVER charge a frozen battery. If battery fluid (electrolyte)
is frozen, bring into a warm area to thaw before charging.
15. NEVER allow battery acid to drip on charger when reading
specific gravity or filling battery.
16. NEVER set a battery on top of charger.
17. NEVER place charger directly above battery being charged.
Gases from battery will corrode and damage charger.
18. NEVER touch the battery clamps together when the charger
is energized.
Important Safety Instructions
Read instructions and rules for safe operation carefully.
Working in the vicinity of a lead-acid battery is dangerous. Batteries generate explosive gases
during normal battery operation. For this reason, it is of utmost importance that each time
before using your charger, you read this manual and follow the instructions exactly.
Model: PS-1022MA 2/10 Amp
PS-2100MA 2/15/100 Amp
For 6 & 12 Volt Batteries