Samsung VCDC15RH CycloneForce Eco Cylinder Vacuum Cleaner User Manual (Windows 7)

VCDC08**
VCDC12**
VCDC15**
VCDC20**
Vacuum Cleaner
user manual
✻ Before operating this unit, please read the instructions carefully.
✻ For indoor use only.
English
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safety information
SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING
WARNING
• Before operating the appliance, please read this manual thoroughly and
retain it for your reference.
• Because these following operating instructions cover various models,
the characteristics of your vacuum cleaner may differ slightly from those
described in this manual.
CAUTION/WARNING SYMBOLS USED
Indicates that a danger of death or serious injury exists.
WARNING
Indicates that a risk of personal injury or material damage exists.
CAUTION
OTHER SYMBOLS USED
Represents something you must NOT do.
Represents something you must follow.
Indicates that you must disconnect the power plug from the socket.
Notes on the energy label
•
•
•
Declared energy efficiency and cleaning performance class on
carpet can be met with the enclosed 2-Step Brush.
When the hard floor has joints and gaps, please use the
enclosed "Eco Hard Floor" brush which is designed to meet
the energy efficiency and cleaning performance class on hard
floor with joints and gaps.
The values provided on the energy label have been
determinded according to the prescribed measuring process
(in accordance with EN60312 - 1).
Eco Hard Floor
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safety information
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
1. Read all instructions carefully. Before switching on, make
sure that the voltage of your electricity supply is the same
as that indicated on the rating plate on the bottom of the
cleaner.
2. WARNING : Do not use the vacuum cleaner when rug or
floor is wet.
Do not use to suck up water.
3. Do not use the vacuum cleaner without a dust bin.
Empty the dust bin before it is full in order to maintain the
best efficiency.
4. Slide to the Stop(or Min)position before inserting a plug
into the electrical outlet.
5. Do not use the vacuum cleaner to pick up matches, live
ashes or cigarette butts.
Keep the vacuum cleaner away from stoves and other
heat sources. Heat can deform and discolour the plastic
parts of the unit.
6. Avoid picking up hard, sharp objects with the vacuum
cleaner as they may damage the cleaner parts. Do not
stand on the hose assembly. Do not put weight on the
hose.
Do not block the suction or the exhaust port.
7. Switch the vacuum cleaner off on the body of the
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machine before unplugging from the electrical outlet.
Disconnect the plug from the electrical outlet before
changing the dust bag or dust container. To avoid
damage, please remove the plug by grasping the plug
itself, not by pulling on the cord.
8. This appliance can be used by children aged from 8
years and above and persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience
and knowledge if they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way
and understand the hazards involved.
9. Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and
user maintenance shall not be made by children without
supervision.
10. The plug must be removed from the socket outlet before
cleaning or maintaining the appliance.
11. The use of an extension cord is not recommended.
12. If your vacuum cleaner is not operating correctly, switch
off the power supply and consult an authorized service
agent.
13. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified
person in order to avoid a hazard.
14. Don’t carry the vacuum cleaner by holding the hose.
Use the handle on the vacuum cleaner set.
15. Unplug the cleaner when not in use. Turn off the power
switch before unplugging.
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contents
ASSEMBLING THE CLEANER
06
OPERATING THE CLEANER
07
MAINTAIN TOOLS AND FILTER
09
07
07
08
ON/OFF Switch
Power Cord
Power-Control
09
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15
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Using accessory
Maintain floor tools
Emptying the dust bin
When to clean the dust pack
Cleaning the dust pack
Cleaning the outlet filter
Change the battery (option)
TROUBLESHOOTING
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assembling the cleaner
OPTION
OPTION
•
Features may vary according to model.
•
Please do not press the button
of dust bin handle when carrying
machine.
•
For storage, park the floor nozzle.
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operating the cleaner
ON/OFF SWITCH
02
CAUTION
2) HANDLE CONTROL TYPE
OPERATING
1) BODY CONTROL TYPE
• When removing the plug from the electrical outlet, grasp
the plug, not the cord.
POWER CORD
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POWER-CONTROL
BODY-CONTROL TYPE / ON/OFF TYPE
•
HOSE
To reduce suction for cleaning draperies,
small rugs, and other light fabrics, pull
the tap air until the hole is open.
•
BODY (BODY-CONTROL TYPE ONLY)
MIN = For delicate surface e.g. net
curtains.
MAX = For hard floors and heavily soiled
carpets.
HANDLE CONTROL TYPE
•
HOSE
Vacuum cleaner MODE (MIN/MID,MAX)
sender
Press the MODE button repeatedly
to select the correct mode.
(ON) MIN → MID → MAX
Handle Control
The cleaner is controlled by
using infrared signals.
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maintain tools and filter
USING ACCESSORY
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Pipe (Option)
Adjust the length of the telescopic pipe by
sliding the length control button located in the
center of the telescopic pipe back and forth.
•
To check for blockages, separate the
telescopic pipe and adjust to shorten. This
allows for easier removal of waste clogging the
tube.
MAINTAIN
•
Accessory
•
Dusting brush for furniture. shelves, books,
etc.
•
Crevice tool for radiators, crevices, corners,
between cushions.
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MAINTAIN FLOOR TOOLS
2-Step Brush (Option)
• Adjust the inlet lever according to the floor
surface.
Carpet Cleaning
• Remove waste matter
completely if the inlet is
blocked.
Floor Cleaning
Power Pet Plus Brush (Option)
For improved
pickup of pet
hair and fibre on
carpets.
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2
3
4
5
6
Frequent vacuuming of hair or pet fur may cause a reduction in rotation due to matters
tangled around the brush-roller. In this case, clean the brush-roller with care.
1. Push the Open button of the transparent screen cover to separate the cover.
2. Remove the brushbar from the transparent screen.
3. Remove waste matter such as dust and hair tangled around the brushbar using
scissors.
4. Remove dust inside the brush housing using a dry duster or crevice tool.
5. Insert brushbar into rotating belt and assemble.
6. Click the transparent screen cover back into place to reassemble.
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Pet Brush (Option)
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MAINTAIN
For improved pick-up of pet hair and fibre on carpets.
Frequent vacuuming of hair or pet fur may cause a falling-off of the rotation due to
matters tangled around the drum. In this case, clean the drum with care.
Blanket brush (Option)
Clogs on turbine keep brush from turning, thus need to be unclogged
as follows. For picking up pet hair and fibre on upholstery and bed
linen.
Remove waste matter completely when inlet is blocked.
Turn the lock button to ‘UNLOCK’, and remove waste
matter.
Turbine
Brush
To reassemble, align the cover to the front of the main
body and close. After closing the cover, ensure that the
lock button is turned to the ‘LOCK’ position.
WARNING
Use for bedclothes only. Be cautious not to damage brush during
unclogging.
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Mini turbo brush (Option)
- To replace brush-roller
1. If a clog is present or debris is visible, unscrew the two
screws on the back of the Mini turbo brush to remove
the faceplate and clear any obstructions.
2. Inspect condition of brush-roller.
Replace brush-roller if brushes are worn down.
To remove brush-roller, pull up and out of end slots in
nozzle housing.
Insert ends of brush-roller into same slots to replace.
Inspect belt to ensure that it is in good condition.
If belt is broken or cracked, replace belt according to
To Replace Belt instructions.
3. Using at MAX.
Press the MAX button to operate the vacuum at
maximum intake.
- To replace belt
1. Remove bottom plate.
See figure in To Replace brush-roller instructions.
2. Loop one end of new belt around shaft of pulley.
3. Loop other end of belt around designated area for
it on brushroll. Insert brush-roller into slots in nozzle
housing.
See figure in To Replace brush-roller instructions.
4. Fit Mini turbo brush back together as described in To
Replace brush-roller instructions.
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EMPTYING THE DUST BIN
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MAINTAIN
1. Once dust reaches the 2. Take the dust bin out
3. Separate the dust bin
dust full mark, or sution
by pressing the button.
cover.
is noticeably reduced
during cleaning, empty
the dust bin.
click
4. Throw away dust into
the bin.
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5. Close the dust bin
cover.
6. Before use, push the
dust bin into the main
body of the vacuum
cleaner until you hear
the “click” sound.
Empty into a plastic bag
(recommended for asthma/
allergy sufferers)
You may rinse the dust bin with cold water.
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WHEN TO CLEAN THE DUST PACK
-
If suction is noticeably reduced during cleaning, please check the dust pack as
indicated below.
Turn the
vacuum power
to ‘MAX’.
HANDLE CONTROL TYPE
BODY CONTROL TYPE
If suction is noticeably reduced with the inlet floating 10cm
above flat floor, clean it.
When suction is noticeably reduced continuously, please cleaning the Dust Pack as
shown in the following illustration.
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CLEANING THE DUST PACK
1. Remove the dust bin and dust pack as
shown.
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MAINTAIN
2. Remove the sponge and filter from the dust pack.
3. Wash the sponge and the filter of the dust pack with
water.
4. Let the sponge and filter dry in the shade for more
than 12 hours.
5. Put the sponge and filter into the dust pack.
6. Put the assembled dust pack into the main
body.
Make sure the filter is completely dry
before putting it back into the vacuum
cleaner. Allow 12 hours for it to dry.
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CLEANING THE OUTLET FILTER
OPTION - MICRO FILTER
Press the fixed frame part at
the back of the main body to
remove.
Remove and replace the blocked
outlet filter.
Replacement filters are available at your local
Samsung distributor.
OPTION
CHANGE THE BATTERY (OPTION)
1. When the vacuum cleaner dows not work, replace
the batteries. If the problem persists, please contact
our authorized dealer.
2. Use 2 batteries of size AA.
WARNING
1.
2.
3.
4.
Never disassemble or recharge the batteries.
Never heat up the batteries or throw them into fire.
Do not reverse (+), (-) poles
Dispose of the batteries property.
BATTERY TYPE : AA
Size
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troubleshooting
PROBLEM
SOLUTION
• Check cable, pulg and socket.
• Leave to cool.
Suction force is gradually
decreasing.
• Check for blockage and remove.
Cord does not rewind fully.
• Pull the cord out 2-3m and push down the cord
rewind button.
Vacuum cleaner dows not pick
up dirt.
• Check hose and replace if required.
Low or decreasing suction
• Please check filter and, if required, clean as
illustrated in the instructions. if filters are out of
condition change them to new ones.
Body overheating
• Please check filters, If required clean as
illustrated in the instruction.
Static electicity discharge
• Please decrease power suction.
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Motor dows not start.
TROUBLESHOOTING
This Vacuum cleaner is approved the following.
EMC Directive : 2004/108/EEC
Low Voltage Directive : 2006/95/EC
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product fiche
[English]
According to Commission Regulation (EU) No 665/2013 and No 666/2013
A Supplier
B Model
C Energy Efficiency Class
Samsung Electronics., Co. Ltd
VCDC08RH VCDC08SH
VCDC15RH
VCDC15SH
B
E
D
Annual Energy Consumption
(kWh/yr)
34
52
E
Carpet Cleaning Performance
Class
E
C
F
Hardfloor Cleaning Performance
Class
A
C
C
D
G Dust Re-Emission Class
H Sound Power Level (dBA)
77
82
I
750
1300
Rated Input Power (W)
J Type
General purpose vacuum cleaner
1) Indicative annual energy consumption (kWh per year), based on 50 cleaning tasks.
Actual annual energy consumption will depend on how the appliance is used.
2) Measurements for power consumption and performance are based on methods in
EN 60312-1 and EN 60704.
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