Sharper Image Dehumidifier IB-EVHD10 User's Manual

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IB-EVHD10
ULTRASONIC
COOL MIST HUMIDIFIER
Instruction Manual and
Warranty Information
EV-HD10
A humidifier this stylish should be seen.
Thank you for purchasing The Sharper Image® Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier.
This product, along with the entire The Sharper Image collection, connects
innovation with cutting-edge design to provide you with years of dependability
and enjoyment. Not only will this ultra-modern Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
from The Sharper Image keep you cool and comfortable all year long – it'll also
look great in any room.
Caution: All
servicing of
this product
must be
performed
by
authorized
SI Products
Service
Personnel
only.
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
WHEN USING ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS, ESPECIALLY WHEN CHILDREN ARE
PRESENT, BASIC SAFETY PRECAUTIONS SHOULD ALWAYS BE FOLLOWED,
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING:
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING
DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK:
•Always unplug the appliance from the electrical outlet immediately after using and
before cleaning.
• DO NOT reach for an appliance that has fallen into water. Unplug it immediately.
• DO NOT use while bathing or in shower.
• DO NOT place or store appliance where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink.
• DO NOT place in or drop into water or other liquid.
• NEVER use pins or other metallic fasteners with this appliance.
• Keep dry - DO NOT operate in a wet or moist condition.
• DO NOT use water above 86º Fahrenheit
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
Caution ­– Please read all instructions carefully before operating.
•Never leave the appliance unattended, especially if children
are present.
•Never cover the appliance when it is in operation.
•Always keep the cord away from high temperature and fire.
•If the cord sustains damage, you must stop using this product
immediately and contact SI Products Service Center. (See the
warranty section for SI Products address.)
WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF BURNS, ELECTRIC SHOCK, FIRE
OR INJURY TO PERSONS:
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•An appliance should never be left unattended when plugged in.
Unplug from outlet when not in use and before putting on or taking off
parts or attachments.
• Close supervision is necessary when this appliance is used by, on
or near children, invalids or disabled persons.
•Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this
manual. Do not use attachments not recommended by The Sharper
Image; specifically any attachments not provided with the unit.
•NEVER operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if
it is not working properly, if it has been dropped, or dropped into
water. Return it to SI Products Service Center for examination and
repair.
•Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
•NEVER drop or insert any object into any opening.
•DO NOT operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or
where oxygen is being administered.
•DO NOT operate under a blanket or pillow. Excessive heating can
occur and cause fire, electric shock or injury to persons.
•DO NOT carry this appliance by the power cord or use cord as handle.
•To disconnect, turn all controls to the “off” position, then remove
plug from outlet.
•This appliance is designed for personal, non-professional use only.
•DO NOT use outdoors.
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Operation and Maintenance
•Do not repair or adjust the unit, the servicing must be performed by
professional or qualified personnel.
•Do not operate any appliance with an aging, knotted or damaged cord or plug,
the replacement must be performed by manufacture, service center or qualified
professional personnel.
•Stop use if there is unusual noise or smell. Servicing should be performed by
qualified personnel only.
•Humidifier should be unplugged when not in use for a long period of time.
•Do not touch the water in the main unit or the parts in the water when the unit is on.
•Never operate unit without water in the tank. Only use water in the tanks.
•Never add any additive to the water that is not produced or under the
supervision of the manufacturer.
•Do not wash, adjust or move the humidifier without first unplugging the unit
from its electrical outlet.
•For indoor use only.
•Keep the appliance out of reach from children. Do not allow children to use
the appliance without supervision. For indoor use only. Keep the appliance
out of reach from children. Do not allow children to use the appliance without
supervision.
WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF INJURY:
•Always place the humidifier on a firm, flat, level surface.
• Please hold the water tank firmly with both hands when carrying full tank of water.
•Never place the humidifier in an area where it is accessible to children.
•Never use humidifier in an environment where explosive gases are present.
•Do not place the humidifier near heat sources, such as, a stove and do not expose
the humidifier to the direct sunshine.
•Always place the unit in the normal temperature environment to avoid excess damage.
•Place the humidifier far away from furniture and home appliances.
•Perform regular maintenance of the Ultrasonic Nebulizer.
•Never put humidifier detergent in an area where it is accessible to children.
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•Avoid contact of detergent to your mouth and eyes. If contact occurs, use clean water
to wash immediately, if serious, contact poison control or seek medical treatment.
•Never use detergent to clean the ultrasonic nebulizer that is not recommended by
the manufacturer.
•Never scrape the ultrasonic nebulizer with a hard object to clean.
Unique Features and Specifications
Ultrasonic Technology
This ultrasonic humidifier uses ultrasonic high frequency technology to convert the
water into 1-5 million super particles that are dispersed into the air evenly. These
particles then combine with the ions generated by the humidifier to moisten the air.
Night Light
A useful night light feature is included for your convenience.
Auto Shut Off Protection
When the tanks are empty the unit will shut off automatically.
Advanced Multi-Protection
The humidifier shuts off automatically if the water tank is removed OR unit is overloaded.
Ultrasonic Nebulizer and Radiator
Utilizes special spray techniques and the ultrasonic nebulizer and radiator is easy
to clean for lifetime use.
Voltage
110-120 V / 60Hz
Watts
25
Tank Capacity
4.063 qt.
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Ultrasonic Cool Mist Humidifier
How to Use
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance is equipped with
a plug (one blade wider than the other). This plug will only fit in a
polarized outlet. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to
install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
LOW WATER LEVEL
Power/Mist Knob
LOW WATER LEVEL
Night Light Button
Fig. 2
Power Knob
Plug unit in to a 120 volt AC electrical outlet. Turn the POWER knob clockwise to
turn unit on. A green indicator light will illuminate.
ATTENTION: When the water in the water tank is almost empty the red indicator
light will turn on and the power will shut off to indicate to the user to refill water.
Mist Adjustment Setting
To increase the mist output, turn the mist ( ) knob clockwise.
Night Light
Press the night light ( ) button to turn on the night light. The dial around the mist
setting knob will light.
Fig. 1
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How to Fill
5. Install the tank back on the base of the
unit. Make sure the tank is firmly seated.
CAUTION: Before filling unit with water, turn power off and unplug unit from outlet.
1.Grasp tank and lift up from humidfier base.
Cleaning and Care
CAUTION: Before cleaning the unit, turn power off and unplug unit from outlet.
2.Turn the tank upside down - remove the
tank cap by turning it counterclockwise.
3.Fill the water tank with clean, cool
tap water.
Tank Cleaning
Remove the water tank from the unit by
lifting it from main unit, then unscrew the
tank cap; wipe the tank with a soft cloth
then wash it with clean water.
Suggestion: Clean the water tank once
every two to three weeks, depending on
your water conditions.
Remove interior cover to access and
clean Water Inlet and/or Ultrasonic
Nebulizer.
4. Replace the tank cap by turning
clockwise until tight.
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Water Inlet Cleaning
Clean scale or residue with a soft cloth
and wash with clean water.
CAUTION: Pour out the excess water,
otherwise the water will pour inside the
unit and damage will occur.
4. Add the blue demineralization cartridge into the tank.
5. Replace the tank cap by screwing clockwise.
6. Place the tank back on the base.
7. To replace a cartridge, simply remove the existing cartridge from the tank and
place a new one in, following the above steps.
Troubleshooting
Ultrasonic Nebulizer Cleaning
Put small amount of mild dish soap on
the surface of the ultrasonic nebulizer,
then pour in some water and soak for 5
minutes, then brush clean with soft bristle
brush (not included) and rinse.
Surface Cleaning
Clean the surface of the unit with a clean damp soft cloth.
Power light is off
Unit not plugged in, plug in and press the POWER button to turn the power on.
Peculiar odor
If unit is new, open the water tank cap and keep it in shady and cool place for 12
hours. If unit has been in use, the odor may be dirty tank or old tank water. Empty
old water, clean the tank and fill with clean water.
Excessive noise
Make sure unit is on flat, even surface. If still noisy, check to be sure water level is
not too low. Refill the tank if the water level is low.
Demineralization Cartridge
The Sharper Image demineralization cartridge will help reduce the appearance
of white dust, a deposit of minerals left behind from the water in your humidifier.
The cartridge should be replaced every 3-6 months. The cartridge may need to
be replaced more often when hard water is used. When the cartridge needs to
be changed white dust will form around the humidifier. If white residue still forms
around the humidifier after a new cartridge has been inserted, please make sure
that the water you are using is untreated. Do not use with water softeners.
Installating the Demineralization Cartridge:
1. Remove tank from humidifier base and turn it over.
2. Unscrew the tank cap by turning the cap counterclockwise.
3. Fill the tank with water as shown in the How To Fill Section.
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