Hunter 31004 User's Manual

Ultrasonic
Humidifier
Owner’s Manual
English
Model
31004
Form# 44061-01
20100802
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Table of Contents
At A Glance
Warnings and Know Your Humidifier............................. 3
Using Your Humidifier
Initial Setup and Operation........................................... 4
Maintenance
Cleaning and Storage.................................................. 5
Humidifier Assistance
Troubleshooting............................................................ 7
Technical Support and Service Parts............................... 8
Humidifier Accessories
Treatments................................................................... 9
Warranty
3 Year Guarantee...................................................... 10
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At A Glance
Warnings and Know Your Humidifier
Read and Save these instructions!
Important Safety Instructions: Read all instructions before
using this humidifier.
• This humidifier may not work properly on an uneven surface. ALWAYS place this
humidifier on a firm, level, and water resistant surface.
• ALWAYS place the humidifier at least six (6) inches away from walls, heat sources, and
electrical appliances such as stoves, radiators, or heaters.
• ALWAYS place the humidifier in an area that is out of the reach of children.
• Before using the humidifier, extend the cord and inspect for any signs of damage. DO
NOT use the product if the cord has been damaged.
• This product has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other) as a safety feature.
This plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit fully into the
outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician. DO NOT
attempt to defeat or override this safety feature.
• ALWAYS UNPLUG AND EMPTY the humidifier when it is not in operation or while it
is being cleaned.
• Use only clean, cool tap water when filling the tank. DO NOT use hot water.
• Never add medication of any type to the water tank.
• You should never leave the unit unattended in a closed room. The room can become
saturated and leave condensation on walls and furniture. Always leave a door partially
open.
• This device complies with part 18 of the FCC Rules.
Thank you for purchasing the Ultrasonic Humidifier by Hunter Fan Company. Please read and
save these instructions to receive the maximum benefit and performance from your humidifier.
Mist Exhaust
Tank Handle
Water
Tank
Refill Tank Light
Humidifier Base
Humidity Adjustment
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Using Your Humidifier
Initial Setup and Operation
Initial Setup:
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Tank Handle
1. Remove the plastic bag covering from the humidifier.
2. Unravel and straighten the cord before use.
3. Remove the tank from the humidifier base by grasping the
tank handle, Figure 1, and pulling straight up. Figure 2.
4. Turn the tank upside down and twist the tank cap counterclockwise to remove. Figure 3.
5. Fill the unit with clean, cool tap water.
Warning: Never fill the humidifier with hot water.
Figure 1
6. Place the tank cap back on the tank and turn it clockwise
until secure.
7. Seat the tank back into the humidifier base, making sure
the tank is seated securely.
NOTE: Failure to ensure the tank is seated correctly could
cause the unit to leak water from the tank.
8. Plug the humidifier into a wall outlet and start the unit.
ON/OFF
Water Level
Operation:
1. To turn the humidifier on, turn the humidity adjustment knob
clockwise until you feel the knob click. At this time the unit
should be on and you can adjust the amount of mist the
unit outputs by continuing to turn the knob clockwise. To
turn the unit off, turn the humidity adjustment knob counterclockwise until it clicks. Figure 4.
Figure 2
Tank Cap
2. When the unit is out of water, the water level light will
illuminate.Figure 4.
3. Refilling the water tank and placing it securely back on the
base will turn this feature off. Figure 4.
Figure 3
ON/OFF
Water Level
Figure 4
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Maintenance
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Cleaning and Storage
Note: ALWAYS unplug the humidifier from the electrical
outlet before cleaning. Never allow water to sit in the tank
when not in use.
Daily Maintenance:
1. Turn off the humidifier and unplug it from the wall outlet.
2. Remove the tank unit by pulling it straight off the humidifier
base.
3. Turn the tank upside down and drain any water into a sink
or tub. Shake the unit gently to remove any remaining water.
4. Rinse the tank thoroughly with water, empty, and wipe with
a dry, clean cloth.
5. Wipe the humidifier base with a dry cloth if necessary.
6. Refill the tank as directed under “Initial Setup and
Operation” on page 4 and resume use.
Weekly Maintenance:
1. Turn off the humidifier and unplug it from the wall outlet.
2. Remove the tank unit by pulling it straight off the humidifier
base.
3. Turn the tank upside down and drain any water into a sink
or tub. Shake the unit gently to remove any remaining water.
4. Fill the water tank with a mixture of one (1) gallon of water
and eight (8) ounces of white vinegar. Leave the mixture in
the water tank for 20 minutes, giving the water tank a shake
every few minutes. After 20 minutes, give the water tank a
final shake and discard the mixture.
5. Rinse the water tank several times with clean water. Leave
the tank cap off to allow the water tank to dry completely.
6. Wipe the surfaces of the humidifier base with a soft damp
cloth.
7. Once all the parts are clean and dry, reassemble the
humidifier, refill the water tank, and resume use.
Note: The tank has built-in antimicrobial properties to inhibit
the growth of bacteria, mold, and fungi that may affect the water
in the tank. Daily and weekly maintenance is still necessary to
prevent the growth of bacteria, mold, and fungi.
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Cleaning and Storage
Maintenance
End of Season Maintenance:
1. Follow the instructions for weekly maintenance before
storing the unit.
2. Ensure all parts are completely dry before storing the unit.
3. Store the unit in a cool, dry place.
4. Never store the unit with water in the tank.
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Humidifier Assistance
Troubleshooting
Problem:
Excessive noise
Solution:
1. Check the Water Tank to make sure it is properly seated on
the base.
2. Check the Water Tank to make sure there are no bubbles
when the Water Tank is full and running. If there are bubbles,
turn the unit OFF until the bubbling stops. When the bubbling
has stopped, set the unit to the desired speed.
Problem:
Humidifier not working
Solution:
1. Make sure the Power Knob is not set to OFF.
Problem:
Mineral build-up on the Water Tank or Tray
Solution:
1. Refer to the section “Cleaning and Storage” on page 5.
Problem:
Humidity output and water usage decreased
Solution:
1. Check the Power Knob to make sure it is set to the desired
humidity level and speed.
2. Check the Water Tank to make sure there are no bubbles
when the Water Tank is full and running. If there are bubbles,
turn the unit OFF until the bubbling stops. When the bubbling
has stopped, set the unit to the desired speed.
3. Clean any components that have mineral build-up. Refer to
the section “Cleaning and Storage” on page 5.
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Humidifier Assistance
Technical Support and Service Parts
Technical Support
If you need any assistance with setup, operation, or parts
for your new Hunter Humidifier, please call us, our technical
support staff is ready to help!
USA: 1-888-830-1326
Canada: 1-866-268-1936
Hours of operation are from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday Friday and 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, Central Time. You
may also contact us over the Internet at www.hunterfan.
com or register your product at www.hunterfan.com/
register and select your product under product registration.
Service Parts
Part #
89676-01-000
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Part Name
Part
Tank
Assembly
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Humidifier Accessories
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Treatments
Model
Product
Evaporative Ultrasonic
31955
Cleaning
Cartridge
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31954
Demineralization
Cartridge
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31961
Vapor Steam
31956
Vapor Pads

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31960
Water Treatment
Tablets
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
Vaporizer
Warm
Mist
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Notes
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3 Year Guarantee
Warranty
IF THE ORIGINAL RESIDENTIAL USER OR CONSUMER
PURCHASER CEASES TO OWN THE ultrasonic humidifier,
THIS WARRANTY AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY WHICH
THEN REMAINS IN EFFECT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED
TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE VOIDED. THIS
WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES.
THE DURATION OF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY, INCLUDING
BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
IS EXPRESSLY LIMITED TO THE PERIOD OF THE EXPRESS
WARRANTY SET FORTH ABOVE.
This warranty is voided if your ultrasonic humidifier is not
purchased and used in the USA or Canada.
This warranty excludes and does not cover defects, malfunctions,
or failures of the humidifier which were caused by repairs by
persons not authorized by us, use of parts, or accessories not
authorized by us, mishandling, modifications, or damage
to the humidifier while in your possession, or unreasonable
use, including failure to provide reasonable and necessary
maintenance. This warranty does not cover humidifiers used
in commercial applications. There are no express or implied
warranties as to commercial purchasers or users.
To obtain service, contact the nearest Hunter authorized service
center or the Hunter Fan Company Service Department, 7130
Goodlett Farms Pkwy., Suite 400, Memphis, TN 38016, 1-888830-1326. You will be responsible for insurance and freight or
other transportation to our factory service center. We will return
the humidifier freight prepaid to you. The humidifier should be
properly packaged to avoid damage in transit since we will
not be responsible for any such damage. Proof of purchase
is required when requesting warranty service. The purchaser
must present the sales receipt or other document that establishes
proof of purchase.
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If no replacement part can be provided, we will replace your
Humidifier.
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The Hunter Fan Company, Inc. makes the following warranty
to the original residential user or consumer purchaser of the
ultrasonic humidifier:
If any part of The ultrasonic humidifier fails during the first
3 (three) years from the date of purchase due to a defect in
material or workmanship, we will provide a replacement part
free of charge.
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3 Year Guarantee
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IN NO EVENT SHALL HUNTER FAN COMPANY BE LIABLE
FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF THE PURCHASE PRICE
OF THE humidifier. YOUR SOLE REMEDY WILL BE REPAIR
OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED ABOVE. SOME AMERICAN
STATES AND CANADIAN PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW:
• LIMITATIONS ON HOW LONG AN IMPLIED WARRANTY
LASTS;
• THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF DIRECT, INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES;
• THE EXCLUSION OR INVALIDITY OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES IF THE USER CEASES TO OWN THE Humidifier;
• THE LIMITATION OF THE REMEDIES AND RECOURSES
AVAILABLE TO THE PURCHASER; OR THE INVALIDITY OF AN
EXPRESS WARRANTY WHEN A PRODUCT IDENTIFIED BY
BRAND NAME IS NOT USED (UNLESS SPECIFIC CONDITIONS
ARE FULFILLED);
SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS 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 OR PROVINCE TO PROVINCE.
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