Hunter QLS-05 Use and Care Manual

Ultrasonic
Humidifier
Owner’s Manual
English
Model
QLS-05
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Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions .................................. 3
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Maintenance ............................................................... 5
Troubleshooting .......................................................... 7
Technical Support ....................................................... 8
FCC Warning............................................................... 8
1-Year Limited Warranty .......................................... 9
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Important Safety Instructions
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS!
Important Safety Instructions: Read all instructions before
ALWAYS place this
•
• ALWAYS
and electrical appliances such as stoves, radiators, or heaters.
• ALWAYS
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
DO
NOT attempt to defeat or override this safety feature.
• To reduce the risk of electric shock, ALWAYS UNPLUG AND EMPTY
it is being cleaned.
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.
• DO NOT add water in humidity spout.
•
• DO NOT remove the funnel from the unit while it is turned on.
• DO NOT handle the plug with wet hands.
• Avoid placing the unit where the humidity is pointed directly at an electrical object.
• DO NOT directly inhale the humidity coming from the unit.
• DO NOT clean the unit with detergents or chemicals of any kind. Use only vinegar and
water, as directed.
IMPORTANT: This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge of
this product, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
comply with these warnings may result in electrical shock or serious injury.
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Using Your Humidifier
Spout
Initial Setup:
1.
2. Unravel and straighten the cord before use.
Water
Tank
3. Remove the Water Tank from the Base. (Figure 1)
4. Turn the Water Tank upside down and twist the Water Tank
Cap counter-clockwise to remove. (Figure 2)
5. Fill the unit with clean, cool tap water.
Warning:
Figure 1
6. Place the Water Tank Cap back on the Water Tank and turn
it clockwise until secure.
7. Place the Water Tank back into the Base, making sure it is
seated securely.
Note: Failure to ensure the Water Tank is seated correctly
could cause the unit to leak water.
8.
Operation:
Figure 2
elevated non-metallic lint free, waterproof, level surface for
best performance. This is to help disperse the mist in the air,
and prevent it from being knocked over or cause moisture
damage to surface.
surface. The air vent on the bottom may become blocked,
1. To turn the humidifier on, turn the humidity adjustment knob
clockwise until you feel the knob click. At this time the indicator
light in base will turn on, 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 3)
Humidity Adjustment Knob
Figure 3
Spout
the water tank.
2. When the unit is out of water, the indicator light in the
base will change to red. Please turn the unit off and remove
the water tank to refill it.
base, the indicator light will change to green. (Figure 5)
Water
Tank
Base
Figure 4
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Maintenance
Cleaning:
Note: ALWAYS
before cleaning. NEVER allow water to sit in the tank when not
in use.
Water Basin
Cleaning the Water Tank 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
Nebulizer
Water
Level Sensor
discard the mixture.
Cleaning the Water Basin -
Figure 5
Dampen a cloth with a solution of vinegar and water. Wipe
down the Water Basin (Figure 5) with the damp cloth. Rinse
with cool water. DO NOT IMMERSE the Water Basin or hold
Nebulizer (Figure 5) directly under the water tap.
Cleaning the Base Wipe all exteriors surfaces of the Base (Figure 5) with a soft, dry
cloth. Do not immerse the Base in water or use water to clean
the Base. As with any electrical appliance, an electrical shock
Cleaning the Nebulizer -
Fan Vent
There may be some lime deposits in the Nebulizer (Figure 5),
particularly in areas with hard water. Overcome this by cleaning
the Nebulizer with water and vinegar on a soft cloth regularly
as follows:
Figure 6
• Dampen a cloth with vinegar and wipe the Nebulizer gently,
until the lime deposits disappear completely.
• Gently clean with a dry cloth and remove the residue from the
nebulizer.
Cleaning the Fan Vent It’s important that the Fan Vent area (Figure 6) is kept clean
and free of obstructions. Simply wipe the Fan Vent with a clean,
Phillips Head Screw
Plastic Cap
surface as the Fan Vent may become blocked and cause the unit
to overheat.
Cleaning the Water Level Sensor -
Pin
The Water Level Sensor is made up of the Plastic Cap, the
Water Float, and the Pin. Wipe the parts with a soft damp cloth.
Water Float
Figure 7
screwing the Plastic Cap onto the Pin. (Figure 7)
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Maintenance (continued)
Daily Maintenance:
Spout
1.
2. Remove the Water Tank from the unit. (Figure 8)
3. Turn the Water Tank upside down and drain any water into
a sink or tub. Shake the unit gently to remove any remaining
water. (Figure 9)
Water
Tank
4. Rinse the Water Tank thoroughly with water, empty, and
wipe with a clean, dry cloth.
5. Wipe the Base with a dry cloth if necessary.
Figure 8
6.
Weekly Maintenance:
1.
2. Remove the Water Tank from the unit. (Figure 8)
3. Turn the Water Tank upside down and drain any water into
a sink or tub. Shake the unit gently to remove any remaining
water. (Figure 9)
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
5. Rinse the Water Tank several times with clean water.
Leave the Water Tank Cap off to allow the Water Tank to
dry completely.
6. Wipe the surfaces of the humidi er Base with a soft
damp cloth.
7. Once all the parts are clean and dry, reassemble the
Storage:
Follow the instructions for weekly maintenance before storing
the unit. Never store the unit with water in the tank. Allow the
cool, dry place.
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Troubleshooting
Problem:
Excessive noise
Solution:
• Check the Water Tank to make sure it is properly seated on
the Base.
• 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:
Solution:
• Make sure the unit is plugged in and Adjustment Knob is set to ON
and the indicator light in the base is illuminated.
Problem:
Solution:
• Make sure Water Tank has water in it.
• Clean Water Float. Refer to the “Cleaning” section on page 5.
Problem:
White dust or mineral build-up on the unit
Solution:
• Refer to the “Cleaning” section on page 5.
Problem:
Humidity output and water usage decreased
Solution:
• Check the Adjustment Knob to make sure it is set to the desired
humidity level and speed.
• 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.
• Clean any components that have mineral build-up. Refer to the
“Cleaning” section on page 5.
• Check the Fan Vent and remove any obstructions.
Problem:
Solution:
•
• Be sure to perform regular maintenance.
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Technical Support
If you need any assistance with setup, operation, or parts
support staff is ready to help!
USA: 1-888-880-3267
We open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may also reach
us online at www.HunterHomeComfort.com.
An electronic copy of this user manual can also be obtained
online at www.HunterHomeComfort.com.
FCC Warning
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE :
This equipment has been tested and comply with the CFR 47 part 18 FCC Rules. These limits
are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to
radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If
this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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1-Year Limited Warranty
If no replacement part can be provided, we will replace your
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1 (one) year 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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Hunter Home Comfort makes the following warranty to the
original residential user or consumer purchaser of the
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.
purchased and used in the USA.
This warranty excludes and does not cover defects, malfunctions,
persons not authorized by us, use of parts, or accessories not
use, including failure to provide reasonable and necessary
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 of the Hunter Home Comfort Service Department,
1831-A West Oak Parkway, Marietta, GA 30062. 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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IN NO EVENT SHALL HUNTER HOME COMFORT 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.
1831-A West Oak Parkway, Marietta, GA 30062
Hunter is a trademark of the Hunter Fan Company and
is used under license to Hunter Home Comfort.
Printed in China
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