Aprilaire 8444 Owner`s manual

8400 Series Thermostats
Owner’s Manual
Includes
Operating Instructions and
Warranty Information
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Table of contents
About your new thermostat
Thermostat features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How to identify your thermostat’s model number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Controls & display overview
• Non Programmable models (8444, 8446, 8448) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
• Programmable models (8463, 8465, 8466) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Operation & Programming
Operation (all models)
• Select system mode (HEAT/COOL) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
• Change temperature setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
• Select fan setting (ON/AUTO/CIRC) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
• Reset service reminder messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
• Battery installation and Reset Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Programmable models only (8463, 8465, 8466)
• Set time and day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
• Understanding program schedules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
• Progressive recovery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
• Changing program schedules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
• Program schedule overrides (temporary, permanent) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Warranty
Limited warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Warranty registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
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About your new thermostat
Thermostat Features
All 8400 series thermostats
• Large, clear, backlit display is easy to read – even in
the dark.
• Displays room temperature, temperature setting, and
optional outdoor temperature.
• Front battery door access for fast, easy replacement.
• Built in compressor protection.
• Circulation fan mode for air cleaning.
• Air filter, humidifier, dehumidifier, and HVAC service
indicators.
• Auto backlight (activated with first button press).
Programmable models only (8463, 8465, 8466)
• Separately programmable weekday/weekend
schedules.
• Easy to use temperature control can override program
schedule at any time.
• Progressive recovery.
How to identify your thermostat’s
model number
To locate the model number, remove the battery cover.
Model Number
Model 8444 Heat/Cool Non-Programmable
Model 8446 Heat Pump Non-Programmable
Model 8448 Heat/Cool or Heat Pump Multi-Stage
Non-Programmable
Model 8463 Heat/Cool Programmable
Model 8465 Heat Pump Programmable
Model 8466 Heat/Cool or Heat Pump Multi-Stage
Programmable
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About your new thermostat – Non-programmable models
Controls & display overview – models 8444, 8446, 8448
Current Indoor Temperature
System Mode Setting
Outdoor Temperature (OPTIONAL)
Temperature SetTING
Equipment Status
System Mode (page 6)
UP
Fan Setting
(page 7)
down
Heat pump models only
Emergency heat (RED)
Fan Setting
System FAULT (YELLOW)
Indicator shows through housing
Quick Reference Card
Battery Door
Message Center
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Low Battery Warning (page 7)
Note: Backlight is activated with first button press and automatically turns off.
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About your new thermostat – Programmable Models
Controls & display overview – models 8463, 8465, 8466
Current Indoor Temperature
Current Time
Outdoor Temperature (OPTIONAL)
System Mode Setting
Temperature SetTING
Fan Setting
Equipment Status
UP
System Mode (page 6)
down
Fan Setting
(page 7)
Hold
Program
Heat pump models only
Emergency heat (RED)
System FAULT (YELLOW)
Current Schedule Period
(page 8)
Indicator shows through housing
Quick Reference Card
Battery Door
Message Center
Low Battery Warning (page 7)
Note: Backlight is activated with first button press and automatically turns off.
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Operation – ALL MODELS
Select system mode
(OFF/HEAT/EM-HEAT/COOL/AUTO)
Press
Change temperature setTING
Applies to programmable versions (8463, 8465, 8466)
when in HOLD mode.
to select:
AUTO: Thermostat automatically selects heating or
cooling depending on the indoor temperature.
OFF: Heating and cooling systems are off.
HEAT: Thermostat controls only the heating system.
Press
In AUTO use
COOL setting.
or
to adjust the current setting.
to switch between the HEAT and
COOL: Thermostat controls only the cooling system.
EM-HEAT: Thermostat controls emergency/auxiliary
heat. Heat pump will not operate. (Only for heat pumps
with auxiliary heat on models 8446, 8465, 8448HP and
8466HP.)
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Operation – ALL MODELS
Select fan setting (ON/AUTO/CIRC)
Reset service reminder messages
Press and hold
and
together for three
seconds to reset a service reminder message.
Battery installation and reset button
RESET
BUTTON
Press
to select:
ON: Fan runs continuously. Use this mode for maximum
air circulation/air cleaning.
AUTO: Fan runs only when the heating or cooling
system is on.
CIRC: Same as AUTO, but if the fan has been off for 20
minutes the fan will be activated for a 10 minute cycle.
Use this mode for a balance of energy savings and air
circulation/cleaning.
The thermostat can either be AC or battery powered, or
both. When wired to be AC powered, the batteries are
optional and only provide backup power to the clock.
The thermostat has a memory backup that saves the
thermostat’s settings in case of a power interruption.
The reset button located under the battery cover can be
used to reset the thermostat back to factory defaults.
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Operation & Programming – PROGRAMMABLE MODELS ONLY (8463, 8465, 8466)
Set time and day
Understanding program schedules
1. Press
to enter time setting mode. Hour and
AM/PM are flashing.
The daily schedule is split into four sections:
WAKE: 6am-8am – Temperature you would prefer to
wake up to, until you leave for the day.
LEAVE: 8am-5pm – Temperature when you are away
from the house during the day.
RETURN: 5pm-10pm – Temperature you would prefer to
return to, until bedtime.
SLEEP: 10pm-6am – Temperature you would prefer
during the night.
2. Press
or
to adjust the hour.
3. Press
, the minutes flash. Press
to adjust the minutes.
4. Press
, the day flashes. Press
to adjust day.
5. Press
The times shown are the defaults. The start time and
temperature of each section can be changed to fit your
schedule (see page 10).
or
or
to end. “DONE” will display.
The thermostat will return to normal mode if no key is
pressed within 3 seconds.
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Operation & Programming – PROGRAMMABLE MODELS ONLY (8463, 8465, 8466)
Understanding program schedules (continued)
Set temps
Event
Event designator
Start time
Heat
Cool
1
WAKE
6:00AM
70°F (21°C)
78°F (26°C)
2
LEAVE
8:00AM
62°F (17°C)
85°F (29°C)
3
RETURN
5:00PM
70°F (21°C)
78°F (26°C)
4
SLEEP
10:00PM
62°F (17°C)
82°F (28°C)
Progressive recovery
The Progressive Recovery feature allows the thermostat
to activate the heating and cooling equipment prior to
an event in order to reach the desired temperature at
the start of the next scheduled event.
Example:
Set the Wake time to 6 am, and the temperature to 70°.
The heat will come on before 6 am, so the temperature
is 70° by the time you wake at 6.
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Operation & Programming – PROGRAMMABLE MODELS ONLY (8463, 8465, 8466)
Changing program schedules
1. Press
twice to enter program setting mode.
Start time of the WAKE event is flashing.
4. Press
2. Press
3. Press
or
to adjust the start time
, HEAT setting flashes. Press
to adjust the heat setting.
or
, COOL setting flashes. Press
to adjust the cool setting.
or
5. Press
to advance the next event, and repeat
steps 2-5 for LEAVE, RETURN and SLEEP events.
6. Press
to change to weekend program. Repeat
steps 2-5 for the weekend program.
7. Press
to end. “DONE” will display.
The thermostat will return to normal mode if no key is
pressed in 3 seconds.
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Operation & Programming – PROGRAMMABLE MODELS ONLY (8463, 8465, 8466)
Program schedule overrides (temporary, permanent)
Temporary program override
Permanent program override
or
to immediately adjust the
Press
temperature. This will temporarily override the
temperature setting for the current programmed time
period. The new temperature setting will be maintained
until the next time period of the programmed schedule.
to permanently hold the temperature at
Press
its current setting. This will override the temperature
settings for all time periods of the programmed schedule.
With the thermostat in permanent override, the
thermostat temperature can be manually adjusted and
will stay at that setting until the override is cancelled.
To cancel the temporary override, adjust the temperature
setting back to the programmed temperature, or press
twice.
To cancel the permanent override press
.
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ELECTRONIC THERMOSTAT FIVE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
Your Research Products Corporation Aprilaire® Thermostat unit is expressly warranted for five (5) years from date of installation to be free from
defects in materials or workmanship.
Research Products Corporation’s exclusive obligation under this warranty shall be to supply, without charge, a replacement for any thermostat
which is found to be defective within such five (5) year period and which is returned, together with the date of installation, no later than thirty (30)
days after said five (5) year period by you to either your original supplier or to Research Products Corporation, Madison, Wisconsin 53701.
THIS WARRANTY SHALL NOT OBLIGATE RESEARCH PRODUCTS CORPORATION FOR ANY LABOR COSTS AND SHALL NOT APPLY TO DEFECTS IN
WORKMANSHIP OR MATERIALS FURNISHED BY YOUR INSTALLER AS CONTRASTED TO DEFECTS IN THE THERMOSTAT ITSELF.
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE SHALL BE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE AFORESAID
FIVE YEAR PERIOD. RESEARCH PRODUCTS CORPORATION’S LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OTHER THAN
DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL INJURIES, RESULTING FROM ANY BREACH OF THE AFORESAID IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE ABOVE LIMITED
WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED. THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS VOID IF DEFECT(S) RESULT FROM FAILURE TO HAVE THIS THERMOSTAT
INSTALLED BY A QUALIFIED HEATING AND AIR CONDITIONING CONTRACTOR. IF THE LIMITED WARRANTY IS VOID DUE TO FAILURE TO USE A
QUALIFIED CONTRACTOR, ALL DISCLAIMERS OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SHALL BE EFFECTIVE UPON INSTALLATION.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages,
so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
This equipment if installed in strict accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions, complies with the limits for a Class B computing device
pursuant to Subpart J of Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Warranty Registration
Please…Take a few minutes to visit us on-line at www.aprilaire.com to register your Aprilaire product.
If you do not have on-line access, please mail a postcard with your name, address, phone number, product purchased
and date of purchase to: Research Products Corporation, P.O. BOX 1467, Madison, WI 53701
Your Warranty Registration information will not be sold or shared outside of this company.
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