Holmes Console HM3650 User's Manual

TROUBLESHOOTING
WARRANTY INFORMATION
☎ INFO HOT-LINE: If, after reading this owner’s guide you have any
Water leaks from tank.
Filter turns brown.
questions or comments, please call 1-800-5-HOLMES and a Consumer
Service Representative will be happy to assist you.
SOLUTION
SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
Mineral buildup in tray.
Regular cleaning of tray after each use will help
keep the unit functioning properly.
Accuset is set too low.
Set Accuset to a higher setting.
Humidistat is set too low.
Turn the humidistat knob up.
Filter needs to be replaced.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
1. DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void your warranty.
2. If you have any questions on operation or believe any form of repair is necessary, please call 1-800-5-HOLMES to speak with a Consumer Service Representative.
3. If you need to exchange this product within the first 30 days, please return the unit in it’s original carton, with a sales receipt to the store from where you purchased it.
After 30 days please review your warranty information.
If you have any questions or comments, or would like to order replacement accessories, please write or call us at:
The Holmes Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 769
Milford, MA 01757-0769
Normal
Depending on the humidity setting this
may be normal.
Rubber tank ring is missing
or improperly placed.
Remove tank cap then replace or
reposition ring.
Cap not tight enough.
Tighten the cap.
Your filter needs to be changed.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Short filter life
In areas with particular hard water your filter
will need to be changed more frequently.
Filter has not absorbed water.
Wait 15 minutes before starting humidifier.
Film on tank.
Mineral deposits cause film on tank
to buildup.
Use Cleanse Clean (S1710), to order call
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Water cloudy.
Filter needs to be replaced.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Using warm water to refill tank.
Only use care products suggested by Holmes
and cool water to refill tank.
Unit cycles on/off.
Humidifier is reacting to room humidity level. Set the Accuset to a higher, or lower setting.
Very tight tank cap.
Over tightened.
Add liquid soap to cap gasket to ease opening.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
When not using your humidifier for an extended period of time:
1. Dispose of the filter. DO NOT leave in unit.
2. Clean, rinse and thoroughly dry the humidifier as directed in weekly maintenance. DO NOT leave any water in the unit when
storing. Leaving water in the unit may render the unit inoperable for the following season.
3. Place the humidifier in the original carton and store in a cool, dry place.
4. Order your Holmes replacement filter (HWF75) for next year’s use.
REPLACEMENT ACCESSORIES
(see included Humidifier Accessory Form)
• Comfort Check hygrometer/thermometer
Reads humidity and temperature levels
– Digital HHG175: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19.99
– Analog HHG150: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
• HWF75 Replacement Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
• SC1720 Cool Mist Care Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$14.99
(Complete care for your humidifier:
One bottle each of S1705, 1708, 1710)
Individual Bottles also available:
• S1705 Water Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
• S1708 Bacteriostat Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
• S1710 Cleanse Clean™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
(plus shipping and handling)
For your own records, staple or attach your sales receipt to this manual. Also, please take a moment to write the store name/location and date purchased below.
STORE NAME
LOCATION:
DATE PURCHASED:
(STAPLE RECEIPT HERE)
SIX (6) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
SAVE THIS WARRANTY INFORMATION
A. The quality controls used in the manufacture of this Holmes product are to ensure your satisfaction.
B. This Warranty applies only to the original purchaser of this product.
C. This Warranty applies ONLY to repair or replacement of any supplied or manufactured parts of this product that, upon inspection by Holmes authorized personnel,
proves to have failed in normal use due to defects in material or workmanship. Holmes will determine whether to repair or replace the unit. This Warranty does not apply
to installation expenses.
D. Operating this unit under conditions other than those recommended or at voltages other than the voltage indicated on the unit, or attempting to service or modify the unit,
will render this WARRANTY VOID.
E. Unless otherwise proscribed by law, Holmes shall not be liable for any personal injury, property or any incidental or consequential damages
of any kind (including water damage) resulting from malfunctions, defects, misuse, improper installation or alteration of this product.
F. All parts of this Holmes product are guaranteed for a period of 6 years as follows:
1. Within the first 30 days from date of purchase, the store from which you purchased your Holmes product should replace this product if it is defective in material or
workmanship (provided the store has in-stock replacement.)
2. Within the first seventy-two months from date of purchase, subject to the conditions in paragraph H, Holmes will repair or replace the product if it is defective in material
or workmanship providing it is returned to Holmes, freight prepaid, with PROOF OF PURCHASE date, together with $10.00 for handling and return packing/shipping charges.
G. If you have any problem with this product, please write our Consumer Service Dept., or call, 1-800-5-HOLMES.
H. IMPORTANT RETURN INSTRUCTIONS Your warranty depends on your following these instructions if you are returning the unit more than 30 days after the date of purchase:
1. Carefully pack the item in its original carton or other suitable box to avoid damage in shipping.
2. Before packing your unit for return; be sure to enclose:
a) your name, full address with zip code and telephone number,
b) a dated sales receipt or PROOF OF PURCHASE,
c) your $10.00 check for return packaging, and
d) The model number of the unit and the problem you are having. (Enclose in an envelope and tape directly to the unit before the box is sealed).
3. Holmes recommends you insure the package (as damage in shipment is not covered by your warranty).
4. All shipping charges must be prepaid by you (as noted in paragraph F).
5. Mark the outside of your package:
CONSUMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT
THE HOLMES GROUP, INC.
2 PULLMAN STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01606
SHIPPING AND HANDLING CHARGES: $10.00
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state. The provisions of this warranty are in addition to, and not a modification
of, or subtraction from, the statutory warranties and other rights and remedies contained in any applicable legislation. To the extent that any provision of this warranty is inconsistent
with any applicable law, such provision shall be deemed voided or amended, as necessary, to comply with such law.
3/23/01 last update
HM365001UM1
Printed in CHINA
Console
Humidifier
HM3650
Owner’s Guide
Mist output minimal to none.
PROBABLE CAUSE
FILTER# HWF75
FILTER TYPE: WICK
TROUBLE
PLEASE READ AND SAVE THESE IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ AND SAVE THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WHEN USING ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES, ESPECIALLY WHERE
CHILDREN ARE PRESENT, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS FOLLOW THESE
BASIC PRECAUTIONS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC
SHOCK AND INJURY TO PERSONS:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid fire or shock hazard, plug the appliance directly
into a 120 V AC electrical outlet.
3. Keep the cord out of heavy traffic areas. To avoid fire hazard,
NEVER put the cord under rugs, near heat registers, radiator,
stoves, or heaters.
4. DO NOT place humidifier near heat sources such as stoves,
radiators, and heaters. Do locate your humidifier on an inside
wall near an electrical outlet. The humidifier should be at least
4" away from the wall for best results.
5. NEVER place humidifier in an area where it is accessible to
children. NEVER use humidifier in a closed room, particularly
where a child may be sleeping, resting, or playing (a closed
room may result in excessive humidity).
6. WARNING: DO NOT attempt to refill humidifier without first
unplugging the unit from it’s electrical outlet. Failure to heed
this warning may cause personal injury. Be sure to pull the
plug and not the cord.
7. Never place anything over moisture outlet when the unit
is running.
8. NEVER drop or insert any object into any openings.
9. DO NOT operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug,
after the appliance malfunctions, or if it has been dropped or
damaged in any manner. Return appliance to manufacturer
for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
10. Use appliance only for intended household use as described
in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the
manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons. The use of attachments not recommended or sold
by The Holmes Group, Inc. may cause hazards.
11. DO NOT use outdoors.
12. Always place humidifier on a firm, flat, level surface.
A waterproof mat or pad is recommended for under the
humidifier. NEVER place it on a rug or carpet, or on a finished
floor that may be damaged by exposure to water or moisture.
13. DO NOT allow the Moisture Outlet to directly face the wall.
Moisture could cause damage, particularly to wallpaper.
14. Humidifier should be unplugged when not in use.
15. NEVER tilt, move, or attempt to empty unit while it is operating.
THIS PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED WITH A POLARIZED AC
(Alternating Current)PLUG (a plug having one blade wider
than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet,
reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact qualified
personnel to install the proper outlet.
DO NOT DEFEAT THE SAFETY PURPOSE OF THIS
POLARIZED PLUG IN ANY WAY.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
Shut off and unplug before removing the water tank
and moving the unit.
This humidifier requires daily and weekly maintenance
to operate appropriately. Refer to daily and weekly cleaning
procedures.
NEVER use detergents, gasoline, glass cleaner, furniture polish,
paint thinner, or other household solvents to clean any part
of the humidifier.
Excessive humidity in a room can cause water condensation
on windows and some furniture. If this happens, turn the
humidifier OFF.
DO NOT use humidifier in an area where humidity level is in
excess of 50%. Use the included hygrometer, or purchase one
at your local hardware store or through Holmes, to measure
the humidity.
DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical
functions on this unit. Doing so will void your warranty. The
inside of the unit contains no user serviceable parts. All
servicing should be performed by qualified personnel only.
Never place housing under water flow or immerse in liquids.
DO NOT plug in the cord with wet hands: electric shock could
result.
DO NOT fill through openings other than intakes.
DO NOT block intakes or exhaust grills.
To prevent damage to surfaces, do not place humidifier
under overhanging surfaces.
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Thank you for choosing a Holmes Cool Mist console humidifier.
To ensure the best performance from your humidifier, please
read and save the following instructions.
Consumer Safety Information
Note: This is an electrical appliance and requires attention
when in use.
Note: If moisture forms on the walls or windows of the room,
turn off the humidifier. The room already has plenty of
humidity and additional moisture may cause damage.
Cord and Plug Installation Safety Instructions
The length of cord used on this appliance was selected to reduce
the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping over a longer cord.
If a longer cord is necessary an approved extension cord may be
used. The electrical rating of the extension cord must be equal to
or greater than the rating of the humidifier. Care must be taken
to arrange the extension cord so that it will not drape over the
countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or
accidentally tripped over.
REPLACING THE FILTER
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - STORAGE
FEATURES - OPERATION
HOW COOL MIST WORKS
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
REPLACING THE FILTER
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Your Holmes Cool Mist humidifier draws dry air through the rear air intake
grill area. This air is then passed through a moisture–laden wick filter,
which retains the minerals and deposits in the water. The resulting moist
air is directed back into the room from the top air grill.
NOTE: This humidification system provides a cool, invisible moisture output.
It is normal not to see the mist.
NOTE: A humidity level below 20% can be unhealthy and uncomfortable.
The recommended humidity level is between 40%-50%.
1. The unit display will turn on when you plug the power cord into
the electrical outlet.
2. Once the unit is plugged in the digital display will show the current
room humidity (on the left of the display) and the last set humidity
level (on the right of the display).
3. To turn the humidifier on press the power button once. To adjust the
humidifier speed, press the MODE button. The humidifier will start at
HI then go to MEDIUM, LO and then the AUTO speeds (HI, MEDIUM, LO).
The humidifier will start in the last set speed unless the humidifier has
been unplugged.
Note: If condensation forms on your windows or walls, or your
humidity % on your display reads above 50% then turn the unit off.
When the tank runs out of water push the POWER button OFF and
unplug. Remove and refill the water tank being sure to follow the
Daily maintenance instructions. Replace the tank into the base.
NOTE: If moisture forms on the walls or windows, turn off the humidifier.
REPLACEMENT OF HOLMES EXTENDED LIFE FILTERS:
Humidifiers provide comfort by adding moisture to dry, heated indoor air.
To benefit most from the humidifier and avoid product misuse, follow all
instructions carefully. Please note that this is an electrical appliance and
requires attention when in use.
In addition, if you do not follow the recommended care and maintenance
guidelines, micro-organisms may be able to grow in the water within the
Water Tank. You must routinely follow the cleaning procedures that follow
in order to ensure proper, efficient operation of your humidifier. Proper
maintenance and cleaning is essential to the continued performance of
your unit and the avoidance of algae or bacteria build-up.
WHEEL INSTALLATION
Figure 1
A
A. STATIONARY WHEELS
B. SWIVEL WHEELS
C. UNDER–SIDE OF
HUMIDIFIER BASE
B
C
PRE-OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Be sure the humidifier is switched OFF and the unit is disconnected
from the electrical outlet.
2. Remove humidifier base, filter and tanks.
3. TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL MOBILITY AND CONVENIENCE TO YOUR CONSOLE
HUMIDIFIER, install the wheels. Remove the four wheels located in a small
pouch in the box. Turn the base upside down, and locate the holes at each
of the four corners on the underside.
Note: You will notice that there are two different shaped wheels. Two
of the 4 wheels are stationary wheels and two are swivel type wheels.
The stationary wheels are identified by a flat top surface, while the swivel
type are curved and include a small plastic piece on the shaft. See figure
1 for installation location for each type of wheel. DO NOT use any tools
to install the wheel because tools may damage the base of the unit.
Return the base to the upright position.
4. Replace filter, base and tanks.
5. Choose a location out of reach of children. DO NOT place the humidifier
on a finished floor or near furniture which can be damaged by moisture
or water. Place on a moisture-resistant surface.
FILLING THE WATER TANK
1. Remove the two tanks from the base of the humidifier and bring each
tank to the faucet. Turn the tanks upside down and twist off the tank
caps by turning counter-clockwise. Fill each tank with cool, fresh tap
water. Replace the cap on each tank FIRMLY.
2. When full, carry each tank to the humidifier and place onto the base
(use both hands when carrying each tank). Each tank holds 1.6
gallons of water, and the base holds .25 gallons of water.
3. Plug the power cord into the electrical outlet.
SETTING THE ACCUSET, PROGRAMMABLE
HUMIDISTAT:
Follow the Pre-operating instructions.
The programmable humidistat is designed to operate between 30% and 65%
relative humidity range. The recommended setting is between 40% and 50%.
1. To program a pre-set humidity level, press the MODE button until the AUTO
speeds are displayed, beginning with AUTO HIGH. Choose your desired
Auto speed setting.
2. Once you have chosen your Auto speed, choose your humidity setting
by pressing the SET HUMIDITY button. The SET HUMIDITY button works
in multiples of 5, beginning with lowest setting, 30% and ending with
highest setting, 65%. Choose the appropriate setting and your Accuset
humidistat is now programmed.
NOTE: When the humidity level in the room is less than the humidity level
you have programmed, the humidifier will continue to produce moisture.
Once the room pre-set humidity level is met, the humidifier will stop
producing moisture.
Through normal use, waterborne minerals and sediment become trapped
in the wick filter. The harder your water, the greater the amount of minerals
in the water, and the more often you will need to change your filter.
You will be able to monitor the life of the filter in your humidifier
by checking the Filter Check™ Indicator. When the unit is off, the
Filter Check™ Indicator will read in the OFF position. After 60 minutes
of use, Filter Check™ Indicator (refer to fig. 4 for close-up of indicator)
will move from the OFF position and
indicate your filter condition. A brand Figure 4
new filter will register in the blue
section reading GOOD filter. After
frequent use of your humidifier, the
Filter Check™ Indicator will let you
know when the filter needs to be
changed.
When the needle is in the red (CHANGE) section, this means the proper
amount of moisture is not getting into your air due to the excessive minerals
and sediment that have become trapped on your filter. At this point, you
should replace your filter. It is important to change your filter as indicated
to obtain stated performance level.
TO REPLACE THE FILTER:
1. Push the Power OFF and unplug. Lift off the housing of the unit, remove
the used wick filter, and throw it away.
2. Remove the protective bag from the new filter and slide the filter down
into the circular filter support in the base. Replace the housing, refill the
tanks, plug the cord into the electrical outlet and switch ON. Because the
filter needs to absorb water to function properly, it will take about 30
minutes for the humidifier to reach the maximum moisture output
(figure 3).
NOTE: You can obtain replacement filters (model HWF75) through your local
retailer or through Holmes. Please refer to the Humidifier Accessory Form.
It is recommended that you order your replacement filter at once so you
will have a fresh filter available when necessary.
Figure 3
D.
A.
Figure 2
A. CIRCULAR EXTENDED
LIFE FILTER
B. CIRCULAR FILTER
SUPPORT
C. FLOAT SWITCH
D. HUMIDIFIER
BASE
K.
E.
A
B.
C.
I.
H.
F.
B
D
C
A. WATER TANKS
B. HUMIDISTAT
C. REFILL LIGHT
D. MOISTURE EXHAUST GRILLS
E. POWER LIGHT
F. 3-SPEED HUMIDITY
CONTROL KNOB
G.
G. AIR INTAKE GRILLS
H. HUMIDIFIER BASE
I. HUMIDIFIER HOUSING
J. COLOR-CODED FILTER CHANGE
INDICATOR STICKER (not shown)
K. FILTER CHECK™ INDICATOR
DAILY MAINTENANCE
1. Be sure the humidifier is OFF and the unit is disconnected from
the electrical outlet.
2. Remove the housing and the tanks from the humidifier and place
them in sink or tub.
3. Carry the base of the unit to the sink, remove the wick filter, place in
sink, drain any remaining water and rinse thoroughly to remove any
sediment or dirt. Wipe clean, and dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
4. Drain the water from the tanks into the sink and rinse each tank
thoroughly. Wipe clean, and dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
5. Put filter back in the filter supports, replace the housing, then refill the
tanks with cool tap water as instructed earlier in the Filling Instructions.
Do not overfill.
6. Follow Operating Instructions.
WEEKLY MAINTENANCE
To Remove Scale:
1. Repeat steps 1-4 above.
2. Partially fill the base with Holmes Cleanse Clean™ (Model S1710)
as instructed on bottle, or with two 8 oz. cups of undiluted white vinegar.
Leave this solution in the base for 20 minutes, while cleaning all interior
surfaces with a soft brush. Remove base scale by wiping the base with
a cloth dampened with undiluted white vinegar.
3. Rinse with clean warm water to remove the cleaning solution
before disinfecting the tank.
To Disinfect Humidifier Base and Tanks:
1. Fill Humidifier Base with .2 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon
of chlorine bleach.
2. Fill each tank with .5 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon of chlorine bleach.
3. Let the solution stand for 20 minutes, swishing every few minutes.
Wet all surfaces.
4. Carefully empty the Base and Tanks after 20 minutes, and rinse with
water until you cannot detect any bleach smell. Dry with a clean cloth
or paper towel.
5. Check the Filter Change™ Indicator to see if it is time to replace
the filter. Depending on the water hardness in your area, it may
be necessary to change the filter every 1-2 months. Re-insert
the wick filter into the filter support.
6. Refill the water tanks as directed with cool tap water, replace
the humidifier housing, and turn the Control Knob to ON.
PLEASE READ AND SAVE THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WHEN USING ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES, ESPECIALLY WHERE
CHILDREN ARE PRESENT, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS FOLLOW THESE
BASIC PRECAUTIONS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC
SHOCK AND INJURY TO PERSONS:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid fire or shock hazard, plug the appliance directly
into a 120 V AC electrical outlet.
3. Keep the cord out of heavy traffic areas. To avoid fire hazard,
NEVER put the cord under rugs, near heat registers, radiator,
stoves, or heaters.
4. DO NOT place humidifier near heat sources such as stoves,
radiators, and heaters. Do locate your humidifier on an inside
wall near an electrical outlet. The humidifier should be at least
4" away from the wall for best results.
5. NEVER place humidifier in an area where it is accessible to
children. NEVER use humidifier in a closed room, particularly
where a child may be sleeping, resting, or playing (a closed
room may result in excessive humidity).
6. WARNING: DO NOT attempt to refill humidifier without first
unplugging the unit from it’s electrical outlet. Failure to heed
this warning may cause personal injury. Be sure to pull the
plug and not the cord.
7. Never place anything over moisture outlet when the unit
is running.
8. NEVER drop or insert any object into any openings.
9. DO NOT operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug,
after the appliance malfunctions, or if it has been dropped or
damaged in any manner. Return appliance to manufacturer
for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
10. Use appliance only for intended household use as described
in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the
manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons. The use of attachments not recommended or sold
by The Holmes Group, Inc. may cause hazards.
11. DO NOT use outdoors.
12. Always place humidifier on a firm, flat, level surface.
A waterproof mat or pad is recommended for under the
humidifier. NEVER place it on a rug or carpet, or on a finished
floor that may be damaged by exposure to water or moisture.
13. DO NOT allow the Moisture Outlet to directly face the wall.
Moisture could cause damage, particularly to wallpaper.
14. Humidifier should be unplugged when not in use.
15. NEVER tilt, move, or attempt to empty unit while it is operating.
THIS PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED WITH A POLARIZED AC
(Alternating Current)PLUG (a plug having one blade wider
than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet,
reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact qualified
personnel to install the proper outlet.
DO NOT DEFEAT THE SAFETY PURPOSE OF THIS
POLARIZED PLUG IN ANY WAY.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
Shut off and unplug before removing the water tank
and moving the unit.
This humidifier requires daily and weekly maintenance
to operate appropriately. Refer to daily and weekly cleaning
procedures.
NEVER use detergents, gasoline, glass cleaner, furniture polish,
paint thinner, or other household solvents to clean any part
of the humidifier.
Excessive humidity in a room can cause water condensation
on windows and some furniture. If this happens, turn the
humidifier OFF.
DO NOT use humidifier in an area where humidity level is in
excess of 50%. Use the included hygrometer, or purchase one
at your local hardware store or through Holmes, to measure
the humidity.
DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical
functions on this unit. Doing so will void your warranty. The
inside of the unit contains no user serviceable parts. All
servicing should be performed by qualified personnel only.
Never place housing under water flow or immerse in liquids.
DO NOT plug in the cord with wet hands: electric shock could
result.
DO NOT fill through openings other than intakes.
DO NOT block intakes or exhaust grills.
To prevent damage to surfaces, do not place humidifier
under overhanging surfaces.
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Thank you for choosing a Holmes Cool Mist console humidifier.
To ensure the best performance from your humidifier, please
read and save the following instructions.
Consumer Safety Information
Note: This is an electrical appliance and requires attention
when in use.
Note: If moisture forms on the walls or windows of the room,
turn off the humidifier. The room already has plenty of
humidity and additional moisture may cause damage.
Cord and Plug Installation Safety Instructions
The length of cord used on this appliance was selected to reduce
the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping over a longer cord.
If a longer cord is necessary an approved extension cord may be
used. The electrical rating of the extension cord must be equal to
or greater than the rating of the humidifier. Care must be taken
to arrange the extension cord so that it will not drape over the
countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or
accidentally tripped over.
REPLACING THE FILTER
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - STORAGE
FEATURES - OPERATION
HOW COOL MIST WORKS
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
REPLACING THE FILTER
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Your Holmes Cool Mist humidifier draws dry air through the rear air intake
grill area. This air is then passed through a moisture–laden wick filter,
which retains the minerals and deposits in the water. The resulting moist
air is directed back into the room from the top air grill.
NOTE: This humidification system provides a cool, invisible moisture output.
It is normal not to see the mist.
NOTE: A humidity level below 20% can be unhealthy and uncomfortable.
The recommended humidity level is between 40%-50%.
1. The unit display will turn on when you plug the power cord into
the electrical outlet.
2. Once the unit is plugged in the digital display will show the current
room humidity (on the left of the display) and the last set humidity
level (on the right of the display).
3. To turn the humidifier on press the power button once. To adjust the
humidifier speed, press the MODE button. The humidifier will start at
HI then go to MEDIUM, LO and then the AUTO speeds (HI, MEDIUM, LO).
The humidifier will start in the last set speed unless the humidifier has
been unplugged.
Note: If condensation forms on your windows or walls, or your
humidity % on your display reads above 50% then turn the unit off.
When the tank runs out of water push the POWER button OFF and
unplug. Remove and refill the water tank being sure to follow the
Daily maintenance instructions. Replace the tank into the base.
NOTE: If moisture forms on the walls or windows, turn off the humidifier.
REPLACEMENT OF HOLMES EXTENDED LIFE FILTERS:
Humidifiers provide comfort by adding moisture to dry, heated indoor air.
To benefit most from the humidifier and avoid product misuse, follow all
instructions carefully. Please note that this is an electrical appliance and
requires attention when in use.
In addition, if you do not follow the recommended care and maintenance
guidelines, micro-organisms may be able to grow in the water within the
Water Tank. You must routinely follow the cleaning procedures that follow
in order to ensure proper, efficient operation of your humidifier. Proper
maintenance and cleaning is essential to the continued performance of
your unit and the avoidance of algae or bacteria build-up.
WHEEL INSTALLATION
Figure 1
A
A. STATIONARY WHEELS
B. SWIVEL WHEELS
C. UNDER–SIDE OF
HUMIDIFIER BASE
B
C
PRE-OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Be sure the humidifier is switched OFF and the unit is disconnected
from the electrical outlet.
2. Remove humidifier base, filter and tanks.
3. TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL MOBILITY AND CONVENIENCE TO YOUR CONSOLE
HUMIDIFIER, install the wheels. Remove the four wheels located in a small
pouch in the box. Turn the base upside down, and locate the holes at each
of the four corners on the underside.
Note: You will notice that there are two different shaped wheels. Two
of the 4 wheels are stationary wheels and two are swivel type wheels.
The stationary wheels are identified by a flat top surface, while the swivel
type are curved and include a small plastic piece on the shaft. See figure
1 for installation location for each type of wheel. DO NOT use any tools
to install the wheel because tools may damage the base of the unit.
Return the base to the upright position.
4. Replace filter, base and tanks.
5. Choose a location out of reach of children. DO NOT place the humidifier
on a finished floor or near furniture which can be damaged by moisture
or water. Place on a moisture-resistant surface.
FILLING THE WATER TANK
1. Remove the two tanks from the base of the humidifier and bring each
tank to the faucet. Turn the tanks upside down and twist off the tank
caps by turning counter-clockwise. Fill each tank with cool, fresh tap
water. Replace the cap on each tank FIRMLY.
2. When full, carry each tank to the humidifier and place onto the base
(use both hands when carrying each tank). Each tank holds 1.6
gallons of water, and the base holds .25 gallons of water.
3. Plug the power cord into the electrical outlet.
SETTING THE ACCUSET, PROGRAMMABLE
HUMIDISTAT:
Follow the Pre-operating instructions.
The programmable humidistat is designed to operate between 30% and 65%
relative humidity range. The recommended setting is between 40% and 50%.
1. To program a pre-set humidity level, press the MODE button until the AUTO
speeds are displayed, beginning with AUTO HIGH. Choose your desired
Auto speed setting.
2. Once you have chosen your Auto speed, choose your humidity setting
by pressing the SET HUMIDITY button. The SET HUMIDITY button works
in multiples of 5, beginning with lowest setting, 30% and ending with
highest setting, 65%. Choose the appropriate setting and your Accuset
humidistat is now programmed.
NOTE: When the humidity level in the room is less than the humidity level
you have programmed, the humidifier will continue to produce moisture.
Once the room pre-set humidity level is met, the humidifier will stop
producing moisture.
Through normal use, waterborne minerals and sediment become trapped
in the wick filter. The harder your water, the greater the amount of minerals
in the water, and the more often you will need to change your filter.
You will be able to monitor the life of the filter in your humidifier
by checking the Filter Check™ Indicator. When the unit is off, the
Filter Check™ Indicator will read in the OFF position. After 60 minutes
of use, Filter Check™ Indicator (refer to fig. 4 for close-up of indicator)
will move from the OFF position and
indicate your filter condition. A brand Figure 4
new filter will register in the blue
section reading GOOD filter. After
frequent use of your humidifier, the
Filter Check™ Indicator will let you
know when the filter needs to be
changed.
When the needle is in the red (CHANGE) section, this means the proper
amount of moisture is not getting into your air due to the excessive minerals
and sediment that have become trapped on your filter. At this point, you
should replace your filter. It is important to change your filter as indicated
to obtain stated performance level.
TO REPLACE THE FILTER:
1. Push the Power OFF and unplug. Lift off the housing of the unit, remove
the used wick filter, and throw it away.
2. Remove the protective bag from the new filter and slide the filter down
into the circular filter support in the base. Replace the housing, refill the
tanks, plug the cord into the electrical outlet and switch ON. Because the
filter needs to absorb water to function properly, it will take about 30
minutes for the humidifier to reach the maximum moisture output
(figure 3).
NOTE: You can obtain replacement filters (model HWF75) through your local
retailer or through Holmes. Please refer to the Humidifier Accessory Form.
It is recommended that you order your replacement filter at once so you
will have a fresh filter available when necessary.
Figure 3
D.
A.
Figure 2
A. CIRCULAR EXTENDED
LIFE FILTER
B. CIRCULAR FILTER
SUPPORT
C. FLOAT SWITCH
D. HUMIDIFIER
BASE
K.
E.
A
B.
C.
I.
H.
F.
B
D
C
A. WATER TANKS
B. HUMIDISTAT
C. REFILL LIGHT
D. MOISTURE EXHAUST GRILLS
E. POWER LIGHT
F. 3-SPEED HUMIDITY
CONTROL KNOB
G.
G. AIR INTAKE GRILLS
H. HUMIDIFIER BASE
I. HUMIDIFIER HOUSING
J. COLOR-CODED FILTER CHANGE
INDICATOR STICKER (not shown)
K. FILTER CHECK™ INDICATOR
DAILY MAINTENANCE
1. Be sure the humidifier is OFF and the unit is disconnected from
the electrical outlet.
2. Remove the housing and the tanks from the humidifier and place
them in sink or tub.
3. Carry the base of the unit to the sink, remove the wick filter, place in
sink, drain any remaining water and rinse thoroughly to remove any
sediment or dirt. Wipe clean, and dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
4. Drain the water from the tanks into the sink and rinse each tank
thoroughly. Wipe clean, and dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
5. Put filter back in the filter supports, replace the housing, then refill the
tanks with cool tap water as instructed earlier in the Filling Instructions.
Do not overfill.
6. Follow Operating Instructions.
WEEKLY MAINTENANCE
To Remove Scale:
1. Repeat steps 1-4 above.
2. Partially fill the base with Holmes Cleanse Clean™ (Model S1710)
as instructed on bottle, or with two 8 oz. cups of undiluted white vinegar.
Leave this solution in the base for 20 minutes, while cleaning all interior
surfaces with a soft brush. Remove base scale by wiping the base with
a cloth dampened with undiluted white vinegar.
3. Rinse with clean warm water to remove the cleaning solution
before disinfecting the tank.
To Disinfect Humidifier Base and Tanks:
1. Fill Humidifier Base with .2 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon
of chlorine bleach.
2. Fill each tank with .5 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon of chlorine bleach.
3. Let the solution stand for 20 minutes, swishing every few minutes.
Wet all surfaces.
4. Carefully empty the Base and Tanks after 20 minutes, and rinse with
water until you cannot detect any bleach smell. Dry with a clean cloth
or paper towel.
5. Check the Filter Change™ Indicator to see if it is time to replace
the filter. Depending on the water hardness in your area, it may
be necessary to change the filter every 1-2 months. Re-insert
the wick filter into the filter support.
6. Refill the water tanks as directed with cool tap water, replace
the humidifier housing, and turn the Control Knob to ON.
PLEASE READ AND SAVE THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WHEN USING ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES, ESPECIALLY WHERE
CHILDREN ARE PRESENT, YOU SHOULD ALWAYS FOLLOW THESE
BASIC PRECAUTIONS TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRIC
SHOCK AND INJURY TO PERSONS:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid fire or shock hazard, plug the appliance directly
into a 120 V AC electrical outlet.
3. Keep the cord out of heavy traffic areas. To avoid fire hazard,
NEVER put the cord under rugs, near heat registers, radiator,
stoves, or heaters.
4. DO NOT place humidifier near heat sources such as stoves,
radiators, and heaters. Do locate your humidifier on an inside
wall near an electrical outlet. The humidifier should be at least
4" away from the wall for best results.
5. NEVER place humidifier in an area where it is accessible to
children. NEVER use humidifier in a closed room, particularly
where a child may be sleeping, resting, or playing (a closed
room may result in excessive humidity).
6. WARNING: DO NOT attempt to refill humidifier without first
unplugging the unit from it’s electrical outlet. Failure to heed
this warning may cause personal injury. Be sure to pull the
plug and not the cord.
7. Never place anything over moisture outlet when the unit
is running.
8. NEVER drop or insert any object into any openings.
9. DO NOT operate any appliance with a damaged cord or plug,
after the appliance malfunctions, or if it has been dropped or
damaged in any manner. Return appliance to manufacturer
for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
10. Use appliance only for intended household use as described
in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the
manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons. The use of attachments not recommended or sold
by The Holmes Group, Inc. may cause hazards.
11. DO NOT use outdoors.
12. Always place humidifier on a firm, flat, level surface.
A waterproof mat or pad is recommended for under the
humidifier. NEVER place it on a rug or carpet, or on a finished
floor that may be damaged by exposure to water or moisture.
13. DO NOT allow the Moisture Outlet to directly face the wall.
Moisture could cause damage, particularly to wallpaper.
14. Humidifier should be unplugged when not in use.
15. NEVER tilt, move, or attempt to empty unit while it is operating.
THIS PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED WITH A POLARIZED AC
(Alternating Current)PLUG (a plug having one blade wider
than the other). This plug will fit into the power outlet only
one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet,
reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact qualified
personnel to install the proper outlet.
DO NOT DEFEAT THE SAFETY PURPOSE OF THIS
POLARIZED PLUG IN ANY WAY.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
Shut off and unplug before removing the water tank
and moving the unit.
This humidifier requires daily and weekly maintenance
to operate appropriately. Refer to daily and weekly cleaning
procedures.
NEVER use detergents, gasoline, glass cleaner, furniture polish,
paint thinner, or other household solvents to clean any part
of the humidifier.
Excessive humidity in a room can cause water condensation
on windows and some furniture. If this happens, turn the
humidifier OFF.
DO NOT use humidifier in an area where humidity level is in
excess of 50%. Use the included hygrometer, or purchase one
at your local hardware store or through Holmes, to measure
the humidity.
DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical
functions on this unit. Doing so will void your warranty. The
inside of the unit contains no user serviceable parts. All
servicing should be performed by qualified personnel only.
Never place housing under water flow or immerse in liquids.
DO NOT plug in the cord with wet hands: electric shock could
result.
DO NOT fill through openings other than intakes.
DO NOT block intakes or exhaust grills.
To prevent damage to surfaces, do not place humidifier
under overhanging surfaces.
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Thank you for choosing a Holmes Cool Mist console humidifier.
To ensure the best performance from your humidifier, please
read and save the following instructions.
Consumer Safety Information
Note: This is an electrical appliance and requires attention
when in use.
Note: If moisture forms on the walls or windows of the room,
turn off the humidifier. The room already has plenty of
humidity and additional moisture may cause damage.
Cord and Plug Installation Safety Instructions
The length of cord used on this appliance was selected to reduce
the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping over a longer cord.
If a longer cord is necessary an approved extension cord may be
used. The electrical rating of the extension cord must be equal to
or greater than the rating of the humidifier. Care must be taken
to arrange the extension cord so that it will not drape over the
countertop or tabletop where it can be pulled on by children or
accidentally tripped over.
REPLACING THE FILTER
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS - STORAGE
FEATURES - OPERATION
HOW COOL MIST WORKS
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
REPLACING THE FILTER
CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Your Holmes Cool Mist humidifier draws dry air through the rear air intake
grill area. This air is then passed through a moisture–laden wick filter,
which retains the minerals and deposits in the water. The resulting moist
air is directed back into the room from the top air grill.
NOTE: This humidification system provides a cool, invisible moisture output.
It is normal not to see the mist.
NOTE: A humidity level below 20% can be unhealthy and uncomfortable.
The recommended humidity level is between 40%-50%.
1. The unit display will turn on when you plug the power cord into
the electrical outlet.
2. Once the unit is plugged in the digital display will show the current
room humidity (on the left of the display) and the last set humidity
level (on the right of the display).
3. To turn the humidifier on press the power button once. To adjust the
humidifier speed, press the MODE button. The humidifier will start at
HI then go to MEDIUM, LO and then the AUTO speeds (HI, MEDIUM, LO).
The humidifier will start in the last set speed unless the humidifier has
been unplugged.
Note: If condensation forms on your windows or walls, or your
humidity % on your display reads above 50% then turn the unit off.
When the tank runs out of water push the POWER button OFF and
unplug. Remove and refill the water tank being sure to follow the
Daily maintenance instructions. Replace the tank into the base.
NOTE: If moisture forms on the walls or windows, turn off the humidifier.
REPLACEMENT OF HOLMES EXTENDED LIFE FILTERS:
Humidifiers provide comfort by adding moisture to dry, heated indoor air.
To benefit most from the humidifier and avoid product misuse, follow all
instructions carefully. Please note that this is an electrical appliance and
requires attention when in use.
In addition, if you do not follow the recommended care and maintenance
guidelines, micro-organisms may be able to grow in the water within the
Water Tank. You must routinely follow the cleaning procedures that follow
in order to ensure proper, efficient operation of your humidifier. Proper
maintenance and cleaning is essential to the continued performance of
your unit and the avoidance of algae or bacteria build-up.
WHEEL INSTALLATION
Figure 1
A
A. STATIONARY WHEELS
B. SWIVEL WHEELS
C. UNDER–SIDE OF
HUMIDIFIER BASE
B
C
PRE-OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Be sure the humidifier is switched OFF and the unit is disconnected
from the electrical outlet.
2. Remove humidifier base, filter and tanks.
3. TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL MOBILITY AND CONVENIENCE TO YOUR CONSOLE
HUMIDIFIER, install the wheels. Remove the four wheels located in a small
pouch in the box. Turn the base upside down, and locate the holes at each
of the four corners on the underside.
Note: You will notice that there are two different shaped wheels. Two
of the 4 wheels are stationary wheels and two are swivel type wheels.
The stationary wheels are identified by a flat top surface, while the swivel
type are curved and include a small plastic piece on the shaft. See figure
1 for installation location for each type of wheel. DO NOT use any tools
to install the wheel because tools may damage the base of the unit.
Return the base to the upright position.
4. Replace filter, base and tanks.
5. Choose a location out of reach of children. DO NOT place the humidifier
on a finished floor or near furniture which can be damaged by moisture
or water. Place on a moisture-resistant surface.
FILLING THE WATER TANK
1. Remove the two tanks from the base of the humidifier and bring each
tank to the faucet. Turn the tanks upside down and twist off the tank
caps by turning counter-clockwise. Fill each tank with cool, fresh tap
water. Replace the cap on each tank FIRMLY.
2. When full, carry each tank to the humidifier and place onto the base
(use both hands when carrying each tank). Each tank holds 1.6
gallons of water, and the base holds .25 gallons of water.
3. Plug the power cord into the electrical outlet.
SETTING THE ACCUSET, PROGRAMMABLE
HUMIDISTAT:
Follow the Pre-operating instructions.
The programmable humidistat is designed to operate between 30% and 65%
relative humidity range. The recommended setting is between 40% and 50%.
1. To program a pre-set humidity level, press the MODE button until the AUTO
speeds are displayed, beginning with AUTO HIGH. Choose your desired
Auto speed setting.
2. Once you have chosen your Auto speed, choose your humidity setting
by pressing the SET HUMIDITY button. The SET HUMIDITY button works
in multiples of 5, beginning with lowest setting, 30% and ending with
highest setting, 65%. Choose the appropriate setting and your Accuset
humidistat is now programmed.
NOTE: When the humidity level in the room is less than the humidity level
you have programmed, the humidifier will continue to produce moisture.
Once the room pre-set humidity level is met, the humidifier will stop
producing moisture.
Through normal use, waterborne minerals and sediment become trapped
in the wick filter. The harder your water, the greater the amount of minerals
in the water, and the more often you will need to change your filter.
You will be able to monitor the life of the filter in your humidifier
by checking the Filter Check™ Indicator. When the unit is off, the
Filter Check™ Indicator will read in the OFF position. After 60 minutes
of use, Filter Check™ Indicator (refer to fig. 4 for close-up of indicator)
will move from the OFF position and
indicate your filter condition. A brand Figure 4
new filter will register in the blue
section reading GOOD filter. After
frequent use of your humidifier, the
Filter Check™ Indicator will let you
know when the filter needs to be
changed.
When the needle is in the red (CHANGE) section, this means the proper
amount of moisture is not getting into your air due to the excessive minerals
and sediment that have become trapped on your filter. At this point, you
should replace your filter. It is important to change your filter as indicated
to obtain stated performance level.
TO REPLACE THE FILTER:
1. Push the Power OFF and unplug. Lift off the housing of the unit, remove
the used wick filter, and throw it away.
2. Remove the protective bag from the new filter and slide the filter down
into the circular filter support in the base. Replace the housing, refill the
tanks, plug the cord into the electrical outlet and switch ON. Because the
filter needs to absorb water to function properly, it will take about 30
minutes for the humidifier to reach the maximum moisture output
(figure 3).
NOTE: You can obtain replacement filters (model HWF75) through your local
retailer or through Holmes. Please refer to the Humidifier Accessory Form.
It is recommended that you order your replacement filter at once so you
will have a fresh filter available when necessary.
Figure 3
D.
A.
Figure 2
A. CIRCULAR EXTENDED
LIFE FILTER
B. CIRCULAR FILTER
SUPPORT
C. FLOAT SWITCH
D. HUMIDIFIER
BASE
K.
E.
A
B.
C.
I.
H.
F.
B
D
C
A. WATER TANKS
B. HUMIDISTAT
C. REFILL LIGHT
D. MOISTURE EXHAUST GRILLS
E. POWER LIGHT
F. 3-SPEED HUMIDITY
CONTROL KNOB
G.
G. AIR INTAKE GRILLS
H. HUMIDIFIER BASE
I. HUMIDIFIER HOUSING
J. COLOR-CODED FILTER CHANGE
INDICATOR STICKER (not shown)
K. FILTER CHECK™ INDICATOR
DAILY MAINTENANCE
1. Be sure the humidifier is OFF and the unit is disconnected from
the electrical outlet.
2. Remove the housing and the tanks from the humidifier and place
them in sink or tub.
3. Carry the base of the unit to the sink, remove the wick filter, place in
sink, drain any remaining water and rinse thoroughly to remove any
sediment or dirt. Wipe clean, and dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
4. Drain the water from the tanks into the sink and rinse each tank
thoroughly. Wipe clean, and dry with a clean cloth or paper towel.
5. Put filter back in the filter supports, replace the housing, then refill the
tanks with cool tap water as instructed earlier in the Filling Instructions.
Do not overfill.
6. Follow Operating Instructions.
WEEKLY MAINTENANCE
To Remove Scale:
1. Repeat steps 1-4 above.
2. Partially fill the base with Holmes Cleanse Clean™ (Model S1710)
as instructed on bottle, or with two 8 oz. cups of undiluted white vinegar.
Leave this solution in the base for 20 minutes, while cleaning all interior
surfaces with a soft brush. Remove base scale by wiping the base with
a cloth dampened with undiluted white vinegar.
3. Rinse with clean warm water to remove the cleaning solution
before disinfecting the tank.
To Disinfect Humidifier Base and Tanks:
1. Fill Humidifier Base with .2 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon
of chlorine bleach.
2. Fill each tank with .5 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon of chlorine bleach.
3. Let the solution stand for 20 minutes, swishing every few minutes.
Wet all surfaces.
4. Carefully empty the Base and Tanks after 20 minutes, and rinse with
water until you cannot detect any bleach smell. Dry with a clean cloth
or paper towel.
5. Check the Filter Change™ Indicator to see if it is time to replace
the filter. Depending on the water hardness in your area, it may
be necessary to change the filter every 1-2 months. Re-insert
the wick filter into the filter support.
6. Refill the water tanks as directed with cool tap water, replace
the humidifier housing, and turn the Control Knob to ON.
TROUBLESHOOTING
WARRANTY INFORMATION
☎ INFO HOT-LINE: If, after reading this owner’s guide you have any
Water leaks from tank.
Filter turns brown.
questions or comments, please call 1-800-5-HOLMES and a Consumer
Service Representative will be happy to assist you.
SOLUTION
SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
Mineral buildup in tray.
Regular cleaning of tray after each use will help
keep the unit functioning properly.
Accuset is set too low.
Set Accuset to a higher setting.
Humidistat is set too low.
Turn the humidistat knob up.
Filter needs to be replaced.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
1. DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void your warranty.
2. If you have any questions on operation or believe any form of repair is necessary, please call 1-800-5-HOLMES to speak with a Consumer Service Representative.
3. If you need to exchange this product within the first 30 days, please return the unit in it’s original carton, with a sales receipt to the store from where you purchased it.
After 30 days please review your warranty information.
If you have any questions or comments, or would like to order replacement accessories, please write or call us at:
The Holmes Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 769
Milford, MA 01757-0769
Normal
Depending on the humidity setting this
may be normal.
Rubber tank ring is missing
or improperly placed.
Remove tank cap then replace or
reposition ring.
Cap not tight enough.
Tighten the cap.
Your filter needs to be changed.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Short filter life
In areas with particular hard water your filter
will need to be changed more frequently.
Filter has not absorbed water.
Wait 15 minutes before starting humidifier.
Film on tank.
Mineral deposits cause film on tank
to buildup.
Use Cleanse Clean (S1710), to order call
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Water cloudy.
Filter needs to be replaced.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Using warm water to refill tank.
Only use care products suggested by Holmes
and cool water to refill tank.
Unit cycles on/off.
Humidifier is reacting to room humidity level. Set the Accuset to a higher, or lower setting.
Very tight tank cap.
Over tightened.
Add liquid soap to cap gasket to ease opening.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
When not using your humidifier for an extended period of time:
1. Dispose of the filter. DO NOT leave in unit.
2. Clean, rinse and thoroughly dry the humidifier as directed in weekly maintenance. DO NOT leave any water in the unit when
storing. Leaving water in the unit may render the unit inoperable for the following season.
3. Place the humidifier in the original carton and store in a cool, dry place.
4. Order your Holmes replacement filter (HWF75) for next year’s use.
REPLACEMENT ACCESSORIES
(see included Humidifier Accessory Form)
• Comfort Check hygrometer/thermometer
Reads humidity and temperature levels
– Digital HHG175: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19.99
– Analog HHG150: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
• HWF75 Replacement Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
• SC1720 Cool Mist Care Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$14.99
(Complete care for your humidifier:
One bottle each of S1705, 1708, 1710)
Individual Bottles also available:
• S1705 Water Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
• S1708 Bacteriostat Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
• S1710 Cleanse Clean™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
(plus shipping and handling)
For your own records, staple or attach your sales receipt to this manual. Also, please take a moment to write the store name/location and date purchased below.
STORE NAME
LOCATION:
DATE PURCHASED:
(STAPLE RECEIPT HERE)
SIX (6) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
SAVE THIS WARRANTY INFORMATION
A. The quality controls used in the manufacture of this Holmes product are to ensure your satisfaction.
B. This Warranty applies only to the original purchaser of this product.
C. This Warranty applies ONLY to repair or replacement of any supplied or manufactured parts of this product that, upon inspection by Holmes authorized personnel,
proves to have failed in normal use due to defects in material or workmanship. Holmes will determine whether to repair or replace the unit. This Warranty does not apply
to installation expenses.
D. Operating this unit under conditions other than those recommended or at voltages other than the voltage indicated on the unit, or attempting to service or modify the unit,
will render this WARRANTY VOID.
E. Unless otherwise proscribed by law, Holmes shall not be liable for any personal injury, property or any incidental or consequential damages
of any kind (including water damage) resulting from malfunctions, defects, misuse, improper installation or alteration of this product.
F. All parts of this Holmes product are guaranteed for a period of 6 years as follows:
1. Within the first 30 days from date of purchase, the store from which you purchased your Holmes product should replace this product if it is defective in material or
workmanship (provided the store has in-stock replacement.)
2. Within the first seventy-two months from date of purchase, subject to the conditions in paragraph H, Holmes will repair or replace the product if it is defective in material
or workmanship providing it is returned to Holmes, freight prepaid, with PROOF OF PURCHASE date, together with $10.00 for handling and return packing/shipping charges.
G. If you have any problem with this product, please write our Consumer Service Dept., or call, 1-800-5-HOLMES.
H. IMPORTANT RETURN INSTRUCTIONS Your warranty depends on your following these instructions if you are returning the unit more than 30 days after the date of purchase:
1. Carefully pack the item in its original carton or other suitable box to avoid damage in shipping.
2. Before packing your unit for return; be sure to enclose:
a) your name, full address with zip code and telephone number,
b) a dated sales receipt or PROOF OF PURCHASE,
c) your $10.00 check for return packaging, and
d) The model number of the unit and the problem you are having. (Enclose in an envelope and tape directly to the unit before the box is sealed).
3. Holmes recommends you insure the package (as damage in shipment is not covered by your warranty).
4. All shipping charges must be prepaid by you (as noted in paragraph F).
5. Mark the outside of your package:
CONSUMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT
THE HOLMES GROUP, INC.
2 PULLMAN STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01606
SHIPPING AND HANDLING CHARGES: $10.00
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state. The provisions of this warranty are in addition to, and not a modification
of, or subtraction from, the statutory warranties and other rights and remedies contained in any applicable legislation. To the extent that any provision of this warranty is inconsistent
with any applicable law, such provision shall be deemed voided or amended, as necessary, to comply with such law.
3/23/01 last update
HM365001UM1
Printed in CHINA
Console
Humidifier
HM3650
Owner’s Guide
Mist output minimal to none.
PROBABLE CAUSE
FILTER# HWF75
FILTER TYPE: WICK
TROUBLE
PLEASE READ AND SAVE THESE IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
TROUBLESHOOTING
WARRANTY INFORMATION
☎ INFO HOT-LINE: If, after reading this owner’s guide you have any
Water leaks from tank.
Filter turns brown.
questions or comments, please call 1-800-5-HOLMES and a Consumer
Service Representative will be happy to assist you.
SOLUTION
SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
Mineral buildup in tray.
Regular cleaning of tray after each use will help
keep the unit functioning properly.
Accuset is set too low.
Set Accuset to a higher setting.
Humidistat is set too low.
Turn the humidistat knob up.
Filter needs to be replaced.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
1. DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void your warranty.
2. If you have any questions on operation or believe any form of repair is necessary, please call 1-800-5-HOLMES to speak with a Consumer Service Representative.
3. If you need to exchange this product within the first 30 days, please return the unit in it’s original carton, with a sales receipt to the store from where you purchased it.
After 30 days please review your warranty information.
If you have any questions or comments, or would like to order replacement accessories, please write or call us at:
The Holmes Group, Inc.
P.O. Box 769
Milford, MA 01757-0769
Normal
Depending on the humidity setting this
may be normal.
Rubber tank ring is missing
or improperly placed.
Remove tank cap then replace or
reposition ring.
Cap not tight enough.
Tighten the cap.
Your filter needs to be changed.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Short filter life
In areas with particular hard water your filter
will need to be changed more frequently.
Filter has not absorbed water.
Wait 15 minutes before starting humidifier.
Film on tank.
Mineral deposits cause film on tank
to buildup.
Use Cleanse Clean (S1710), to order call
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Water cloudy.
Filter needs to be replaced.
Replace your filter (HWF75) by calling
1-800-5-HOLMES, or visit www.holmesproducts.com.
Using warm water to refill tank.
Only use care products suggested by Holmes
and cool water to refill tank.
Unit cycles on/off.
Humidifier is reacting to room humidity level. Set the Accuset to a higher, or lower setting.
Very tight tank cap.
Over tightened.
Add liquid soap to cap gasket to ease opening.
STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS
When not using your humidifier for an extended period of time:
1. Dispose of the filter. DO NOT leave in unit.
2. Clean, rinse and thoroughly dry the humidifier as directed in weekly maintenance. DO NOT leave any water in the unit when
storing. Leaving water in the unit may render the unit inoperable for the following season.
3. Place the humidifier in the original carton and store in a cool, dry place.
4. Order your Holmes replacement filter (HWF75) for next year’s use.
REPLACEMENT ACCESSORIES
(see included Humidifier Accessory Form)
• Comfort Check hygrometer/thermometer
Reads humidity and temperature levels
– Digital HHG175: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19.99
– Analog HHG150: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
• HWF75 Replacement Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$12.99
• SC1720 Cool Mist Care Pack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$14.99
(Complete care for your humidifier:
One bottle each of S1705, 1708, 1710)
Individual Bottles also available:
• S1705 Water Treatment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
• S1708 Bacteriostat Solution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
• S1710 Cleanse Clean™ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.99
(plus shipping and handling)
For your own records, staple or attach your sales receipt to this manual. Also, please take a moment to write the store name/location and date purchased below.
STORE NAME
LOCATION:
DATE PURCHASED:
(STAPLE RECEIPT HERE)
SIX (6) YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
SAVE THIS WARRANTY INFORMATION
A. The quality controls used in the manufacture of this Holmes product are to ensure your satisfaction.
B. This Warranty applies only to the original purchaser of this product.
C. This Warranty applies ONLY to repair or replacement of any supplied or manufactured parts of this product that, upon inspection by Holmes authorized personnel,
proves to have failed in normal use due to defects in material or workmanship. Holmes will determine whether to repair or replace the unit. This Warranty does not apply
to installation expenses.
D. Operating this unit under conditions other than those recommended or at voltages other than the voltage indicated on the unit, or attempting to service or modify the unit,
will render this WARRANTY VOID.
E. Unless otherwise proscribed by law, Holmes shall not be liable for any personal injury, property or any incidental or consequential damages
of any kind (including water damage) resulting from malfunctions, defects, misuse, improper installation or alteration of this product.
F. All parts of this Holmes product are guaranteed for a period of 6 years as follows:
1. Within the first 30 days from date of purchase, the store from which you purchased your Holmes product should replace this product if it is defective in material or
workmanship (provided the store has in-stock replacement.)
2. Within the first seventy-two months from date of purchase, subject to the conditions in paragraph H, Holmes will repair or replace the product if it is defective in material
or workmanship providing it is returned to Holmes, freight prepaid, with PROOF OF PURCHASE date, together with $10.00 for handling and return packing/shipping charges.
G. If you have any problem with this product, please write our Consumer Service Dept., or call, 1-800-5-HOLMES.
H. IMPORTANT RETURN INSTRUCTIONS Your warranty depends on your following these instructions if you are returning the unit more than 30 days after the date of purchase:
1. Carefully pack the item in its original carton or other suitable box to avoid damage in shipping.
2. Before packing your unit for return; be sure to enclose:
a) your name, full address with zip code and telephone number,
b) a dated sales receipt or PROOF OF PURCHASE,
c) your $10.00 check for return packaging, and
d) The model number of the unit and the problem you are having. (Enclose in an envelope and tape directly to the unit before the box is sealed).
3. Holmes recommends you insure the package (as damage in shipment is not covered by your warranty).
4. All shipping charges must be prepaid by you (as noted in paragraph F).
5. Mark the outside of your package:
CONSUMER SERVICE DEPARTMENT
THE HOLMES GROUP, INC.
2 PULLMAN STREET
WORCESTER, MA 01606
SHIPPING AND HANDLING CHARGES: $10.00
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may have other rights which vary from state to state. The provisions of this warranty are in addition to, and not a modification
of, or subtraction from, the statutory warranties and other rights and remedies contained in any applicable legislation. To the extent that any provision of this warranty is inconsistent
with any applicable law, such provision shall be deemed voided or amended, as necessary, to comply with such law.
3/23/01 last update
HM365001UM1
Printed in CHINA
Console
Humidifier
HM3650
Owner’s Guide
Mist output minimal to none.
PROBABLE CAUSE
FILTER# HWF75
FILTER TYPE: WICK
TROUBLE
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