Samsung SC12F50 series User manual

SC12F50 series
Vacuum Cleaner
user manual
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safety information
SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING
• Before operating the appliance, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for your
reference.
WARNING
• Because these following operating instructions cover various models, the characteristics of
your vacuum cleaner may differ slightly from those described in this manual.
CAUTION/WARNING SYMBOLS USED
WARNING
CAUTION
Indicates that a danger of death or serious injury exists.
Indicates that a risk of personal injury or material damage exists.
OTHER SYMBOLS USED
Represents something you must NOT do.
Represents something you must follow.
Indicates that you must disconnect the power plug from the socket.
WARNING
This vacuum cleaner is designed for household use only.
Do not use this vacuum cleaner to clean building waste and debris.
Regularly keep the filters in clean conditions to prevent of collecting fine dust in them.
Do not use this vacuum cleaner with any of the filters removed.
Failure to meet these requirements could cause damage to the internal parts and
void your warranty.
State of California Proposition 65 Warning (US only)
This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer
WARNING
and reproductive toxicity.
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safety information
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance, you should always follow these basic precautions:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING YOUR CANISTER
VACCUM
WARNING – TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC
SHOCK, OR INJURY:
1. Do not leave the appliance unattended when it is plugged in. Unplug from the outlet
when not in use and before servicing.
2. Do not use outdoors or on wet surfaces.
3. Do not allow the vacuum to be used as a toy. Pay close attention when the vacuum is
used by or near children.
4. Use only as described in this manual. Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
5. Do not use with a damaged cord or plug. If the appliance is not working as it should,
has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, bring it to a service
center.
6. Do not pull or carry by the cord, use the cord as a handle, close a door on the cord, or
pull the cord around sharp edges or corners. Do not run appliance over the cord.
Keep the cord away from heated surfaces.
7. Do not unplug by pulling on the cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
8. Do not handle the plug or appliance with wet hands.
9. Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with any opening blocked.
Keep free of dust, lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
10. Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of your body away from openings and
moving parts.
11. Turn off all controls before unplugging.
12. Use extra care when cleaning on stairs.
13. Do not use to pick up flammable or combustible liquids, such as gasoline, or use in
areas where they may be present.
14. Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking, such as cigarettes, matches, or
hot ashes.
15. Do not use without the dirt cup and/or filters in place.
16. Do not use the vacuum cleaner in an enclosed space filled with vapors given off by oil
base paint, paint thinner, some moth proofing substances, flammable dust, or other
explosive or toxic materials.
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17. Do not pick up hard or sharp objects such as glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
18. The hose contains electrical wires. Do not use when damaged, cut, or punctured.
Avoid picking up sharp objects.
19. Always turn off this appliance before connecting or disconnecting either the hose or
motorized nozzle.
20. Unplug before connecting the motorized nozzle.
21. Hold the plug when rewinding onto the cord reel. Do not allow the plug to whip when
rewinding.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
POLARIZED PLUG INSTRUCTIONS
-
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the
other). This plug will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet,
reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not
change the plug in any way.
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contents
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
06
OPERATING THE CLEANER
07
MAINTAIN TOOLS AND FILTER
11
07 Power cord
07 Power control
10 Power brush (SC12F50P Series)
11
13
15
17
18
19
20
20
Power brush (SC12F50P Series)
Using accessory
Maintain floor tools
Emptying the dust bin
Cleaning the dust filter
Cleaning the dust filter
Cleaning the outlet filter
Changing the battery
TROUBLESHOOTING
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Optional
• Please do not press the button of dust bin
handle when carrying machine.
• For storage, upright the pipe on the floor.
(SC12F50P Series)
• For storage, park the floor nozzle.
(SC12F50H,SC12F50V Series)
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POWER CORD
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CAUTION
• When removing the plug from the electrical outlet, grasp the plug, not the
cord.
POWER CONTROL
Radio frequency remote-control (SC12F50H Series)
HOSE (SC12F50H Series)
1. ON/OFF [
] Button
- Press the [ ] button to operate the vacuum cleaner. Press
again to stop the vacuum cleaner.
2. Suction [+], [-] Button
- Press the [+] button to operate the vacuum to high suction
power. Press the [-] button to operate the vacuum to low
suction power.
The cleaner is controlled by radio
frequency signals.
If no button is pressed for 30 minutes while cleaning, the safety device is activated and the
power is cut off.
In this case, press the [Power] button on the main unit or unplug and then plug the power
cord in again.
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HOSE (SC12F50P Series)
nsmitter
1. Vacuum cleaner ON/OFF(
)
- Press the ON/OFF button to operate the vacuum cleaner.
Press again to stop the vacuum cleaner.
2. Vaccum cleaner suction(-/+)
- Press the SUCTION (+/) button to increase or decrease
the suction power. Each time you press the button, you
gradually increase the suction power. After the suction
power reaches its maximum, the next time you press the
button, you return the suction power to its minimum.
Handle Control
The cleaner is controlled by radio
frequency signals.
3. BRUSH ON/OFF
- Press the BRUSH ON/OFF button to operate the Power Brush. Press again to stop the Power Brush.
Don’t cover the handle transmitter when you use a handle control button.
FCC NOTICE / FCC ID : A3LROH20S
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two
conditions:
1. This device may not cause harmful interference, and
2. This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
BODY
Press the power ON/OFF button repeatedly to start and to
stop the vacuum cleaner. (OFF → ON → OFF)
If the remote handle control is not working, the
cleaner can be operated using the ON/OFF button on
the body of the machine.
The ON/OFF button operates the vacuum cleanner or stops it.
The filter light is illuminated when the dust pack requires checking or emptying.
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Body-control type (SC12F50V Series)
HOSE
To reduce suction for leaning draperies, small rugs, and
other light fabrics, pull the tap air until the hole is open
-
BODY
To control power level, just slide the power control up and
down.
MIN = For delicate fabrics, e.g.net curtains.
MAX = For hard floors and heavily soiled carpets.
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-
MAX
MIN
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POWER BRUSH (SC12F50P SERIES)
Vacuuming with the power brush
1. Attaching the power brush
The hose must be plugged into the canister and the power
brush must be plugged into the hose and extension wand.
2. Vacuuming
• For best results, move the power brush slowly using short,
overlapping strokes.
• For heavily soiled areas, repeat strokes in several directions.
CAUTION
Do not invert the power brush while it is running.
3. Checking the Performance of the power brush
You can check whether the power brush is operating correctly by lifting up the extension tube
slightly to view the back of the brush.
The power brush will not operate when it is jammed or the unit is turned off.
If the power brush is jammed, unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet.
Turn the power brush over and remove the jammed object.
Turn the power brush back to the vacuuming position and resume vacuuming.
Overload protector
The overload protector shuts off the brush motor if the
floor brush becomes obstructed. The floor brush will
stop, but the suction motor will continue to run. To reset
the overload protector, turn the vacuum off and unplug
it. Clear the obstruction from the floor brush area. Use
a pen tip to press down the reset switch. Turn the
vacuum on and continue cleaning.
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POWER BRUSH (SC12F50P SERIES)
CHECKING the Rotating Floor Brush and Drive Belt
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Unplug the vacuum from the electrical outlet.
Place the handle in low position and turn the vacuum cleaner over so the bottom side is up.
Remove the five screws (at arrows, right) with a screwdriver.
Remove the brush cover from the floor brush.
Grasp the rotating floor brush at both ends and lift.
Clean string, hair and other debris off the rotating floor brush, paying particular attention to brush
ends.
7. Clean string, hair and other debris off the motor pulley and drive belt areas.
8. Check the drive belt carefully for wear, cuts or stressed areas.
9. Check the air passageway for obstructions. Remove debris from this area.
CAUTION
The rotating floor brush could cause the fringe of a rug to become tangled within the
vacuum.
Use caution and turn off the floor brush when vacuuming throw rugs with fringe.
Brush
Cover
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03 MAINTAIN TOOLS AND FILTER
You should check your vacuum cleaner’s rotating floor brush and drive belt regularly for wear or
damage. You should also clean strings, hair, and carpet fibers off the brush and brush ends. These
can wrap around the brush and hamper its ability to effectively clean your carpet. Also remove any
debris that has accumulated under the brush cover.
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Parquet brush (OPTIONAL)
• Vacuums dust in a wide area at once.
• Remove waste matter completely from the
inlet if the inlet is blocked.
1
For picking up pet hair
and fibre on upholstery
and bed linen.
2
3
Turbine
Brush
1. Remove waste matter completely when inlet is blocked.
2. Turn the lock button to (
), and remove.
3. To reassemble, align the cover to the front of the main body and close. After closing the cover,
ensure that the lock button is turned to the (
) position.
CAUTION
Use for bedclothes only. Be careful not to damage the brush during unclogging.
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USING ACCESSORY
Pipe
03 MAINTAIN TOOLS AND FILTER
• Adjust the length of the telescopic pipe by sliding the length control
button located in the center of the telescopic pipe back and forth.
• To check for blockages, separate the telescopic pipe and adjust to
shorten. This allows for easier removal of waste clogging the tube.
Accessory (SC12F50H,SC12F50V Series)
• To use the upholstery tool, push the accessory
on to the end of the hose handle.
• Pull out the button, to use the dusting brush.
• To use the crevice tool, push the accessory on
to the end of the hose handle in the opposite
direction.
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maintain tools and filter
Accessories (SC12F50P Series)
• Push the accessory onto the end of the hose
handle.
• Pull out the dusting brush to use the crevice
tool.
• Push the accessory onto the end of the pipe.
• Pull out the dusting brush to use the crevice
tool.
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MAINTAIN FLOOR TOOLS
2-Step Brush (Optional)
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Carpet Cleaning
Floor Cleaning
• Adjust the inlet lever according to the floor surface.
• Remove waste matter completely if the inlet is blocked.
Power Pet Plus Brush (Optional)
1
For improved pickup
of pet hair and fibre on
carpets.
2
4
Frequent vacuuming of hair or pet fur may cause a falling-off of the rotation due to matters tangled around
the drum. In this case, clean the drum with care.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Push the Open button of the transparent screen cover to separate the cover.
Remove the brushbar from the transparent screen.
Remove waste matter such as dust and hair tangled around the brushbar using scissors.
Remove dust inside the brush housing using a dry duster or crevice tool.
Insert brushbar into rotating belt and assemble.
Click the transparent screen cover back into place to reassemble.
Parquet Master Brush (Optional)
• Vacuum dust in wide area at once.
• Remove waste matter completely if the inlet
is blocked.
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Mini turbo brush (Optional)
- To replace brushroll
1. If a clog is present or debris is visible, unscrew the two screws on
the back of the Mini turbo brush to remove the faceplate and clear
any obstructions.
Inspect condition of brushroll.
Replace brushroll if brushes are worn down.
To remove brushroll, pull up and out of end slots in nozzle housing.
Insert ends of brushroll into same slots to replace.
Inspect belt to ensure that it is in good condition.
If belt is broken or cracked, replace belt according to To Replace
Belt instructions.
3. Using at MAX.
Press the MAX button to operate the vacuum at maximum intake.
- To replace belt
1. Remove bottom plate.
See figure in to replace brushroll instructions.
2. Loop one end of new belt around shaft of pulley.
3. Loop other end of belt around designated area for it on brushroll.
Insert brushroll into slots in nozzle housing.
See figure in to replace brushroll instructions.
4. Fit Mini turbo brush back together as described in to replace
brushroll instructions.
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EMPTYING THE DUST BIN
1
4
3
Take the dust bin out by pushing
the button.
5
Separate the dust bin cover.
6
k
Throw the dust away in the bin.
Close the dust bin cover.
Before use, push the dust
bin into the main body of the
vacuum cleaner until you hear
the “click” sound.
• Empty into a plastic bag.
(recommended for asthma/allergy sufferers)
You may rinse the dust bin with cold
water.
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03 MAINTAIN TOOLS AND FILTER
Once dust reaches the dust full
mark, empty the dust bin.
2
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CLEANING THE DUST FILTER
When to clean the dust filter
• The lamp will turn red when suction
is reduced. If the light comes on,
please clean the dust filter.
• Turn the vacuum power to ‘MAX’.
Body
B
ody Co
Control
Cont
nttro
rol
Handle
Ha
andle Co
Cont
Contro
nttrol
ro
• If the filter check indicator turns red with the inlet floating 10cm
above flat floor, clean the dust pack.
When suction is noticeably reduced continuously or vacuum cleaner abnormally overheats,
p
please
clean the dust p
pack.
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CLEANING THE DUST FILTER
1
2
4
Pull the dust bin cover to open.
Remove the filter from the dust
bin
5
Shake the filter over a garabage
can to remove loose dust, then
wash the filter with water.
Let the filter dry in the shade for
more than 12 hours.
7
Put the filter into the dust bin.
8
Close the dust bin cover.
To close the dust bin cover,
filter should be assembled.
Before use, push the dust
bin into the main body of the
vacuum cleaner until you hear
the “click” sound.
Make sure the filter is completely dry before putting it back into the
vacuum cleaner. Allow 12 hours for it to dry.
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03 MAINTAIN TOOLS AND FILTER
Take the dust bin out.
3
CLEANING THE OUTLET FILTER
1
2
Remove the fixed frame part at
the back of the main body.
4
Pull out the HEPA filter using the
tab.
3
Pull out the micro filter
5
Clean the filter.
Put the HEPA filter and frame part into the main body.
• When suction is noticeably reduced continuously or vacuum cleaner abnormally overheats,
please clean the outlet filter. Note. Do not wash HEPA filter.
If cleaning does not resolve the problem Please replace blocked out filter.
• Replacement
p
filters are available at your
y
local Samsung
g distributor.
CHANGING THE BATTERY
1. If the vacuum cleaner does not work, replace the batteries
in the handle.
If the problem persists, please contact an authorized
dealer.
2. Use 2 AAA batteries.
WARNING
1.
2.
3.
4.
Never disassemble or recharge the batteries.
Never heat up the batteries or throw them into a fire.
Do not reverse the (+), (-) poles.
Dispose of the batteries property.
BATTERY
BAT
BA
ATT
TT
TERY
RY TYPE
TY
YPE : AAA
AA
AA Size
ze
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troubleshooting
PROBLEM
SOLUTION
Motor does not start.
• Check cable, pulg and socket.
• Leave to cool.
Cord does not rewind
fully.
• Pull the cord out 2-3 m and push down the cord rewind button.
Vacuum cleaner does not
• Check hose and replace if required.
pick up dirt.
Low or decreasing
suction.
• Please check filter and, if required, clean as illustrated in the
instructions. if filters are out of condition change them to new ones.
Body overheating.
• Please check filters, if required clean as illustrated in the instruction.
Static electicity
discharge.
• Please decrease power suction.
• This can also occur when air in the room is very dry.
Please ventilate the room to air humidity become a normal.
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Suction force is gradually
• Check for blockage and remove.
decreasing.
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