Environmental and Safety Instructions

These instructions support the user in the safe and error-free commissioning and operation of the symmedia Plug&Work Box smart. It must be always available to the user for reference.

Warnings and Signal Words

In this manual, warnings with signal words and warning symbols are used for the safety of the user.

The signal words are graded according to the type and severity of the hazard.



Warns of a danger to life and limb. Failure to heed this warning may result in permanent physical damage or death.


Warns of property damage, such as loss of data or damage to the device.Serves to avoid delays in the workflow and production downtimes.

Intended Use

The symmedia Plug&Work Box smart is a DIN rail mountable single board computer (SBC), equipped with a Linux distribution (Ubuntu) as operating system.

The symmedia Plug&Work Box smart must not be used in any other way than described here.

symmedia GmbH is not liable for damages caused by incorrect or improper use or transport.

Electrical Safety when using the 12V Power Supply

Device is connected to the power supply system - risk of electric shock.
- Before use, ensure that the exterior of the power supply unit is in perfect, undamaged condition
- If in doubt, have the device checked and commissioned by a qualified electrician.

symmedia GmbH is not liable for damages caused by improper installation or commissioning.

Product Safety

The device is not protected against the ingress of liquids - risk of property damage and loss of data due to liquids.
- Only use the device in a protected environment.
- Avoid contact with liquids.

An apparently damaged product must not be used.

The symmedia Plug&Work Box smart must not be unscrewed or broken into by force.
No structural changes may be made to the box.

Packing Information

The packaging material of the product is made of recyclable material in compliance with our national environmental guidelines and can be disposed of together with household waste.