Safety and Best Practice

Essential Safety Advice chapter of the Bento Lab User Manual. Explanation of safety symbols, notes on maintenance, technical specifications and warnings.

Safety Warnings

Always observe the following safety precautions

  • Only connect to an earthed supply socket. The mains adaptor is class 1 construction and must be earthed!
  • This equipment is for use in moderate climates only. Never use the equipment in damp or wet conditions.
  • Avoid excessive heat, humidity, dust & vibration.
  • Always use the mains lead supplied.
  • Ensure that liquids don’t enter through the ventilation area.


  • Clean only with a damp cloth
  • Do not wetten or allow moisture to penetrate the unit
  • Do not use solvents

The products are designed to comply with IEC/EN 61010-1 and can be flash tested. The mains adaptor may be fitted with radio frequency interference suppressors. Therefore it is recommended that only a D.C. test be performed.

Technical Specification

  • This equipment is for indoor use and will meet its performance figure within an ambient temperature range 10 to 35°C with maximum relative humidity of 80% and is safe for use in and an ambient temperature up to 40°C.
  • Equipment is for operation at installation category II (transient voltages) and pollution degree ll in accordance with IEC 664 at altitudes up to 2000 metres.
  • Dimensions: 329 mm * 214 mm * 81.5 mm
  • Weight: 2.5kg
  • Power supply input: 100-240V~2.5A, 50/60 Hz
  • Power supply output: 15VDC, 9.6A
  • Only use with approved accessories