Contents
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X PREPARATION
QSafety Precautions .........................................................................................................
QName of Each Part .........................................................................................................
QRemote Control – Buttons and Display ...............................................................
QInserting the Remote Control Batteries ...............................................................
QGetting Started ...............................................................................................................
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X OPERATION
QSelecting Auto Mode ...................................................................................................
QSelecting Cool Mode ....................................................................................................
QSelecting Heat Mode ...................................................................................................
QSelecting Dry Mode ......................................................................................................
QSelecting Fan Mode ......................................................................................................
QSelecting the Turbo Function ...................................................................................
QSelecting the Energy Saving Function .................................................................
QSelecting
Mode ......................................................................................
QAdjusting the Airflow Direction ..............................................................................
QSelecting Auto Cleaning Function .........................................................................
QSetting the On Timer ....................................................................................................
QSetting the Off Timer ...................................................................................................
QSelecting Silence Function ........................................................................................
QOperating Your Air Conditioner Without the Remote Control ..................
QSelecting
Mode ........................................................................................
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X RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
QCleaning the Air Filter on Your Air Conditioner ................................................
QKeeping Filters clean ....................................................................................................
QTemperature and Humidity Ranges ......................................................................
QOperating Recommendations .................................................................................
QSolving Common Problems ......................................................................................
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Safety Precautions
The following safety precautions are provided to protect the users’ safety and prevent property damage.
Make sure to read the followings and use the air conditioner properly.
 Keep this user’s manual together with the installation manual in a handy place so that you can find it whenever
you need to see it after reading this manual thoroughly.
WARNING
y This indicates the possibility of serious injury or death.
CAUTION
y Thisindicates the possibility of serious injury or damage to environments when
operated incorrectly.
WHEN INSTALLING
f Do not install the unit in a
place where it is exposed to
inflammable gas leakage.
f Do not install the outdoor
unit where there’s the risk of
dropping such as on high
outer wall or outside of the
terrace.
f Do not connect the ground
to a gas pipe, water pipe,
lightning rod or telephone
earth.
f The installation must be carried out
f Contact the service center
if the air conditioner is
under water.
by a licensed installer or qualified
personnel when installing the unit
for the first time or reinstalling it.
REGARDING POWER SOURCE
f Do not pull the electric wire
or touch the power plug with
the wet hands.
f Do not bend the electric wire
by force or weigh down the
air conditioner not to be out
of order.
f Install the switch and circuit
f Use the rated current fuse.
breaker only for
air conditioner.
f Use the power source with
separate wiring only for air
conditioner.
f If the power plug is
damaged, replace it by the
manufacturer or qualified
personnel to avoid the risk.
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WARNING
DURING OPERATION
f Do not attempt to repair,
move, modify or reinstall
the unit on your own. Make
sure that these installations
are carried out by qualified
personnel to avoid electric
shock or fire.
f When using a wireless
remote control, the distance
should not be more than
7 meters from the air
conditioner. (If applicable)
f Never spill any kind of liquid
into the unit. Should this
happen, unplug or main
switch off the unit and
contact an authorized
service center.
f If the wireless remote
f Do not place any obstacles in
front of the unit.
Make sure that the unit is
correctly ventilated at all
times: Do not place clothing
or other materials over it.
f The manufacturer declines
control is not used for
a long time, remove the
batteries. (If applicable)
any liability for damage
resulting from modifications
or errors in the electrical or
hydraulic connections.
f Do not connect the electric
heater to the air conditioner
or repair it with your
discretion.
f Do not insert anything
between the air outlet
blades because the inner fan
may be damaged and could
cause injury. Keep children
away from the unit.
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f Failure to observe the
installation instruction, or use
of the unit under conditions
other than those indicated in
the table 'Operating limit' of
the unit installation manual,
will immediately invalidate
the unit warranty.
f Do not place any materials
so that children cannot step
on it.
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WARNING
DISPOSING THE UNIT
f Before throwing out the
device, it is necessary to pull
back the battery cells and get
rid of them safely for recycling
reasons.
f When you need to dispose of
the unit, consult your dealer.
If pipes are removed
incorrectly, refrigerant may
blow out and come into
contact with your skin, causing
injury. Releasing refrigerant
into the atmosphere also
damages the environments.
f Please recycle or dispose
of the packaging material for
this product in an
environmentally responsible
manner.
CAUTION
WHEN INSTALLING
f Install the air conditioner
avoiding direct sunlight or
heater, especially water.
f Install the outdoor unit so as
to let the discharged air out
properly. Avoid a place that
may disturb your neighbor by
noise.
f Install the drain hose to let
the water run safely and
correctly.
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CAUTION
REGARDING POWER SOURCE
f Disconnect the circuit breaker
when you don’t use the
air conditioner for a long time
to save energy.
f Contact the service center or
manufacturer if you want to
repair the air conditioner.
f Contact the service center
after turning off the air
conditioner if strange noise
is heard, burning smell or
smoke blow.
DURING OPERATION
f Do not open the front grille
during operation.
f Do not use the air conditioner
for a long time in a closed room
or in a place where there’s a
baby or an old person.
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f Avoid cold and hot air
reaching to person, pet or a
plant directly for a long time.
f Do not step on the air
conditioner or put heavy
object on it.
f Avoid the water from
getting into the
air conditioner.
f Do not drink the water from
the air conditioner.
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CAUTION
DURING OPERATION
f Do not touch the pipes
connected to the air
conditioner.
f Do not use the air conditioner
to maintain the machine, food,
pet, plant or cosmetics.
f Do not give excessive shock
to the air conditioner.
OTHERS
f Be sure that the air filter not to
be exposed to direct sunlight.
f The appliance is not intended
for use by young children or
infirm persons without
supervision: Young children
should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play
with the appliance.
f The maximum input power &
current is measured
according to the IEC standard
and the input power & current
is measured according to the
ISO standard.
f Turn off the air conditioner
and if the fan stops to operate,
clean the air conditioner.
f Do not clean the air
conditioner by spraying water
directly or with benzene,
thinner or alcohol.
f The surface of the heat
exchanger is sharp, so be
careful of it when cleaning.
f Clean the air filter every 2 weeks.
f Dispose of the packaging
material in accordance with
the local requirements.
f Be sure to insert the air filter.
f All of the manufacturing and
packaging materials used for your
new appliance are compatible
with the environment and can be
recycled.
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Name of Each Part
The design and shape can be changed according to the model.
Indoor Unit
Air Inlet
Room
Temperature sensor
Power(On/Off)
button
Air filter
(under the panel)
Airflow blade
(outlet)
mode indicator
Timer/
mode indicator
Auto cleaning indicator
Set temperature &
room temperature
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Operation indicator
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Outdoor Unit
AQV09V77Series
AQV12V77Series
Air Inlet (Rear)
Air Outlet
Connection Valve
(Inside)
Outdoor Unit
AQV18V77Series
AQV24V77Series
Air Inlet (Rear)
Air Outlet
Connection Valve
(Inside)
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Remote Control-Buttons and Display
Airflow direction indicator
Operating mode indicator
(Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan, Heat)
Temperature setting
mode indicator
Turbo function indicator
Silence indicator
Fan speed indicator
Energy saving indicator
Remote control
transmission indicator
Off Timer indicator
Battery life indicator
mode indicator
On Timer indicator
Power (On/Off) button
Temperature adjustment
buttons
Mode selection button
(Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan, Heat)
Swing button
Fan speed adjustment button
Digital On/Off button
Turbo button
Auto Cleaning button
Silence button
button
Timer Set/Cancel button
Energy saving button
On Timer button
Off Timer button
mode
adjustment button
Time adjustment button
On/Off button
Note Digital On/Off button
If you want to turn on or off the
Display of the indoor unit during
button
operation, press the
on the remote control.
Inserting the Remote Control Batteries
You must insert or replace the remote control batteries when:
‹ You purchase the air conditioner
‹ The remote control does not work correctly
Note
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‹ Use two AAA, LR03 1.5V batteries.
‹ Do not use old and new batteries or different kinds of batteries
together.
Insert two batteries correctly as indicated by the + and – symbols.
‹
1
Remove the battery cover in the rear of the remote control by pushing
it with your thumb.
2
Insert two batteries, respecting the polarities as indicated by
the + and - symbols.
3
Close the cover by sliding it back in place.
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[Correct disposal of batteries in this product]
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate
battery return systems.)
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this
product should not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working
life. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains
mercury,cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not
properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm to human health or the environment.
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please separate batteries from
other types of waste and recycle them through your local, free battery return system.
Getting Started
The User’s Manual provides you with valuable information about your air conditioner.
In order to take full advantage of the air conditioner’s features, please read this manual
carefully before using.
You have already seen the basic description of the unit on pages from 8 to 10.
Starting with the next page, you will find a series of step-by-step procedures
for each function available.
The illustrations in the step-by-step procedures use three different symbols:
PRESS
PUSH
HOLD DOWN
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Selecting Auto Mode
You can select Auto mode if you want to cool or heat your room automatically.
You can adjust the temperature in this mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Auto is displayed.
‹ The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
‹ The air conditioner runs in Auto mode.
‹ Auto mode cools or heats the room depending on the set
temperature.
‹ The air conditioner changes from Cool or Heat mode
automatically, depending on the current temperature.
Note
You can change modes at any time.
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Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 61°F(16°C) and 86°F(30°C).
button:
Result:
‹ Each time you press the
- The temperature adjusts by 1°F
- The indoor unit beeps
‹ The fan speed adjusts automatically.
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Selecting Cool Mode
You can select Cool mode if you want to cool your room.
You can adjust the temperature and the fan speed when cooling.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Cool is displayed.
‹ The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
‹ The air conditioner runs in Cool mode.
Note
You can change modes at any time.
3
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 61°F(16°C) and 86°F(30°C).
button:
Result:
‹ Each time you press the
- The temperature adjusts by 1°F
- The indoor unit beeps
‹ If the room temperature is higher than the selected
temperature, the air conditioner starts cooling.
‹ If the room temperature reaches the set temperature, the air
conditioner stops cooling, but the fan continues to operate.
4
Press the
displayed.
button to select the fan speed until the required setting is
Auto Low Medium High
Result:
5
Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
To control the airflow direction, refer to page 20.
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Selecting Heat Mode
You can select Heat mode if you want to heat your room.
You can adjust the temperature and the fan speed when heating.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Heat is displayed.
‹ The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
‹ The air conditioner runs in Heat mode.
Note
You can change modes at any time.
3
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 61°F(16°C) and 86°F(30°C).
Result:
‹ Each time you press the
button:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°F
- The indoor unit beeps
‹ If the room temperature reaches the set temperature
(selected temperature+9°F), the air conditioner stops
heating,but the fan is still operating.
‹ The air conditioner starts heating, provided that the room
temperature is lower than the desired temperature
(selected temperature+5°F).
4
Press the
displayed.
button to select the fan speed until the required setting is
Auto Low Medium High
Result:
5
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‹ Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
‹ For the first 3~5 minutes, the fan may not operate to prevent
cool air from flowing out of the indoor unit.
This helps to warm the air in your room sufficiently.
To control the airflow direction, refer to page 20.
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Selecting Dry Mode
Select Dry mode if you want to dehumidify your room.
You can adjust the temperature in this mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Dry is displayed.
‹ The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
‹ The air conditioner runs in the Dry mode.
Note
3
You can change modes at any time.
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 66°F(18°C) and 86°F(30°C).
Result:
‹ Each time you press the
button:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°F
- The indoor unit beeps
‹ The air conditioner starts dehumidifying and the fan speed
adjusts automatically.
4
To control the airflow direction, refer to page 20.
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Selecting Fan Mode
Select Fan mode if you want to ventilate your room. It helps to refresh
the air in your room. You can adjust the fan speed in this mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Fan is displayed.
‹ The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
‹ The air conditioner runs in Fan mode.
‹ The temperature is set automatically.
Note
3
Press the
displayed.
You can change modes at any time.
button to adjust the temperature until the required setting is
Low Medium High
Result:
4
Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
To control the airflow direction, refer to page 20.
Selecting the Turbo Function
You can select the Turbo Function if you want to cool or heat your room as quickly
as possible. The Turbo function operates for 30 minutes with the maximum settings
before returning automatically to the mode and temperature previously selected.
1
2
Press the
Result:
Press the
Result:
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(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
button.
‹ The temperature and fan settings are adjusted automatically.
‹ The air conditioner cools or heats the room as quickly as
possible.
‹ After 30 minutes, the air conditioner is reset automatically to
the previous setting.
‹ You can select the Turbo function in Auto, Cool and Heat mode.
If you select this function in Dry or Fan mode, the mode
changes to Auto mode.
3
Pressthe
button again to stop the Turbo Function before the end of the
30-minute period.
Result:
The air conditioner is reset automatically to the previous setting.
4
To control the airflow direction, refer to page 20.
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Selecting the Energy Saving Function
You can select the Energy Saving Function to save energy when cooling.
The temperature range decreases in order to perform this function.
1
Press the
Result:
2
Press the
button.
Result: ‹ The indoor unit beeps.
‹ The air conditioner runs in the Energy saving function.
‹ The outer airflow blade moves up and down.
‹ The airflow direction indicator is displayed automatically.
again.
‹ To stop the Energy saving function, press the
Note
3
You can select the Energy saving function only in Cool mode.
button to adjust the temperature until the required
Press the
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 79°F(26°C) and 86°F(30°C).
Note
4
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
Press the
If you want to adjust temperature under 79°F(26°C), cancel the
Energy saving function before adjusting the temperature.
to select the fan speed until the required setting is displayed.
Auto Low Medium High
Result:
5
Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
To control the airflow direction, refer to page 20.
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Selecting
Mode
mode helps users to fall asleep well after going to bed whether
being too hot to sleep or being awakened by coldness. The
mode can be
selected only when the air conditioner is switched on or off in cool/heat mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button to select cool or heat mode.
‹ The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
‹ The air conditioner runs in cool or heat mode.
3
Press the
Result:
button.
‹ The timer indicator is displayed.
‹ The Off timer is blinking on the remote control.
4
To set the
Off timer, press the
until the required Off time is displayed.
5
6
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button.
buttons once or more times
Result:
mode will be automatically stopped in
‹ The
8 hours if the operation time is not set.
‹ You can set the Off timer by pressing the
buttons to
mode automatically at the
turn off the
appointed time within a range of 30 minutes to 12 hours.
‹ Each time the
buttons are pressed, the time is
mode will be
increased by 30 minutes or 1 hour.
stopped at the appointed off time.
Press the
Result:
button.
The remaining time is displayed.
Note
In the case of selecting
mode or adjusting the extra
mode, you should press the
time for
button
button within
within 10 seconds. If you do not press the
mode will be canceled automatically.
10 seconds,
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the desired
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 61°F(16°C) and 86°F(30°C).
Result:
Each
time you press the
button;
- The temperature adjusts by 1°F
- The indoor unit beeps
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Temperature changes in
mode
To prevent excessive cooling/heating during sleep, the
mode automatically modifies the
temperature setting in accordance with the time setting. Temperature and air current change according to the
mode, and then the air conditioner
three stages; Falling asleep, Sound sleep, and Waking up from
will automatically turn off when the set time has elapsed
prevents you from having difficulty sleeping on extremely hot/cold nights
Three stage
{Falling Asleep :Eases you into sleep by dropping the temperature.
|Sound Sleep :Relaxes your body and raises your temperature slightly.
}Wake Up :Allows you to wake up to comfortable crisp air making you feel refreshed and energized
mode for more than 5 hours. Sleep
• Set the Off timer in
mode is set for too short or too
may be disturbed if the
long a time because the temperature changes are set to an 8-hour cycle.
mode is set for less than 4 hours, the operation will stop at the set time.
• If the
If the
mode is set for over 5 hours, the last hour will run in Waking Up stage before shutting off.
• Recommended set temperature is between 77˚F~81˚F(25˚C~27˚C )for cooling and 70˚F~73˚F(21˚
C~23˚C) for heating.
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When the 8-hour cycle
completes, this section
repeats.
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When the 8-hour cycle
completes, this section
repeats.
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Set temperature
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Time(hr.)
To deactivate
mode
1. Press the Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
mode shuts off and the
indicator will disappear.
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Adjusting the Airflow Direction
Adjust the airflow direction to circulate the air according to various needs. By adjusting the airflow direction,
the efficiency of the air conditioner can be increased.
Adjusting the Airflow Direction Vertically
You can adjust the airflow direction vertically. The outer airflow
blade moves up and down to increase the efficiency of the cooling
or heating operation.
1
Press the
Result:
button until the required direction is set.
The outer blade is adjusted vertically.
2
Press the
button again to move the blade up and down
automatically during operation.
3
Press the
Note
button again to stop the blade moving up and down.
If you turn the air conditioner... Then the blade...
Off
is closed completely.
On
set to the default position.
Adjusting the Airflow Direction Horizontally
You can adjust airflow direction horizontally manually.
The inner blades with small fins move the air in the desired direction.
1
Adjust the inner blades by moving them left or right.
‹ Make sure do not touch the inner blades during operation.
It may cause injury on your fingers.
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Auto cleaning function offers inside air conditioner dry to prevent mold growth.
This feature allows you to use the air conditioner more clean and fresh air.
1
Press the
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Selecting the Auto Cleaning Function
Remote Control
button.
f
When the air conditioner is turned off,
The indicator on the indoor unit display appears and the Auto cleaning
function runs.
f
When the air conditioner is turned on,
The indicator on the indoor unit display appears and the Auto cleaning
function runs after stopping the air conditioner operation.
Mode
Operating time
Auto(cool), Cool, Dry
30 minutes
Auto(heat), Heat, Fan
15 minutes
Control Panel
Caution Auto cleaning operating time varies according to the mode
you selected before the air conditioner turned off.
Note
X The Auto Cleaning indicator appears only on the indoor unit
display.
X When the air conditioner is turned on, the Auto cleaning
function runs after stopping the air conditioner operation.
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Setting the On Timer
You can set the On Timer to turn on the air conditioner automatically at
the appointed time within a range of 30 minutes to 24 hours.
1
Press the
2
Press the
or
buttons until the desired time is displayed to set
the On Timer. You can set the time between 0.5 hour and 24 hours.
3
Press the
Result:
4
button .
button to complete the setting.
‹ The remaining time is displayed.
‹ The timer indicator stops blinking.
‹ The selected mode and the temperature on the display
disappear after 10 seconds.
‹ The air conditioner turns on automatically at the appointed
time and the On Timer setting disappears.
Press the
button until the desired mode is displayed at the top of
the remote control to select the mode in advance.
Result:
The air conditioner operates in the selected mode when it is
turned on.
Note
‹ The most recently used function is set between On and Off Timer
to turn on/off the air conditioner and
mode.
‹ On Timer of
mode cannot be set out separately.
To Cancel the On Timer
1
Press the
Note
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button to cancel the On Timer.
If you press the
button, both the On Timer and
the Off Timer are canceled.
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Setting the Off Timer
You can set the Off Timer to turn off the air conditioner automatically at
the appointed time within a range of 30 minutes to 24 hours.
1
Press the
2
Press the
or
buttons until the desired time is displayed to set
the Off Timer. You can set the time between 0.5 hour and 24 hours.
3
Press the
button .
button to complete the setting.
Result:
‹ The remaining time is displayed.
‹ The timer indicator stops blinking.
‹ The air conditioner turns off automatically at the appointed
time and the Off Timer setting disappears.
Example
If you would like to turn the air conditioner on after 2 hours
and to operate it for 2 hours during non-operation:
1. Press the
button.
2. Press the
or
buttons until ‘2.0 Hr’is displayed.
3. Press the
button.
4. Press the
button.
5. Press the
or
buttons until ‘4.0 Hr’is displayed.
6. Press the
button.
Note
If you would like to turn on the air conditioner and then to turn
off it automatically at the appointed time by using On/Off Timer
during operation, you should set the On Timer longer than the
Off Timer.
Caution
Make sure that the air conditioner will not continue to run
after On Timer setting is confirmed.
Note
‹ You can check or change the mode and/or the temperature
button or the
button after setting
by pressing the
the Off Timer.
‹ The most recently used function is set between On and Off Timer
to turn on/off the air conditioner and
mode.
‹ Off Timer of
mode cannot be set out separately.
‹ If you would like to turn off the air conditioner and then to
turn on it again automatically at the appointed time by using
On/Off Timer during non-operation, you should set the
Off Timer longer than the On Timer.
To Cancel the Off Timer
1
Press the
Note
button to cancel the Off Timer.
If you press the
button, both the On Timer and
the Off Timer are canceled.
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Selecting Silence Function
Silence function makes the noise much quieter during the operation of the
indoor unit.
The silence function is set only in cool and heat mode.
1
Press the
Result:
2
Press the
Note
(On/Off) button.
‹ The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
button.
By Pressing the
button again, the silence function is canceled.
Operating Your Air Conditioner Without the Remote Control
You can operate your air conditioner directly without the remote control.
1
To turn the air conditioner on, press the ON/OFF switch on the right
side of the indoor unit.
Result:
2
Room Temperature
Operating Mode
Lower than 75°F(24°C)
Higher than 75°F(24°C)
Heating
Cooling
To turn the air conditioner off, press the On/Off button again.
Note
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‹ The Operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
‹ The indoor unit beeps.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in the appropriate mode for the
room temperature. The air conditioner changes the Cool or
Heat mode automatically depending on the current
temperature during operation.
Evenif you turned the air conditioner on with the On/Off button,
you can control it with the remote control.
Mode
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Selecting
The
mode creates strong purified zone by decomposing harmful
particles in the behavior of active hydrogen(H) and oxygen ion(O2).
mode can be selected whether the air conditioner is turned on or not.
The
1
Press the
button.
-Auto mode automatically.
‹ The air conditioner starts up in
‹ The
mode also runs when the air conditioner is turned on.
‹ By pressing the
button again, the
mode is canceled.
2
Press the
to select the
‹ Whenever press the
operation types.
button, Auto, Silence and Rapid will appear
repeatedly.
‹ Auto: Controls the fan speed automatically
Silence: Purifies the indoor air with silence
Rapid: Purifies the indoor air quickly
Note
‹ If
mode is turned on when the air conditioner runs,
operation types by pressing
- You cannot select the
the
button. The
mode runs only in Auto.
- The
mode will also stop by pressing the Power button of
the panel.
‹
: Micro Plasma Ion
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Cleaning Air Filter on Your Air Conditioner
For the best use of your air conditioner, you must clean it every 2 weeks
regularly to remove the dust that accumulates on the air filter.
CAUTION
Front panel
Body groove
Body
1
Open the front panel by pulling tabs on the lower right and left sides of the
indoor unit.
2
Detach the front panel by pulling it forwards.
3
Hold the edge of the air filter under the front panel and pull to release.
4
Remove all dust on the air filter with a vacuum cleaner or brush.
5
When you finish, insert the top of the filter into the slot and fix it to
5 tabs or 3 tabs of the grille.
6
Clean the front panel with a damp cloth and mild detergent
(do NOT use benzene, solvents or other chemicals).
7
Reassemble the air filter and the front panel.
Air filter
Front panel
Hook
Before cleaning your air conditioner, ensure that you have
switched off the breaker used for the unit.
Note
If you have not used the air conditioner for a while, select the Fan
mode for 3 to 4 hours to dry the inside of the air conditioner.
Cleaning Deodorizing and Bio filter (Option)
To remove minute dust particles and odors, deodorizing and Bio filter
are installed in the air conditioner. You should clean the filters every 3 months.
Deodorizing Filter
1
Open the upper front grille by pulling the lower right and left tabs of
the grille.
2
Pull out the deodorizing and Bio filter.
3
Wash the filters with clean water, then dry them in the shade.
4
Insert the filters into the original position.
Bio Filter
Front panel
5
Hook
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Note
You can change the position of filters with each other.
Close the front grille.
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Temperature and Humidity Ranges
If you check the following tables, you can use your air conditioner more efficiently.
If the air conditioner is used at...
Then...
Heating capacity
The air conditioner may stop operating for the reason of protection.
Low temperatures
Water may leak and some malfunction may occur if the heat exchanger freezes.
Protection mechanism
Water may condense and drip from the surface of the indoor unit if you don’t use
the air conditioner for an extended period of time.
Operation
Heating
Cooling
Dehumidifying
Outdoor Temperature
5°F to 75°F approx.
-15°C to 24°C approx.
14°F to 115°F approx.
-10°C to 46°C approx.
14°F to 115°F approx.
-10°C to 46°C approx.
Indoor Temperature
80°F or less
27°C or less
61°F to 90°F approx.
16°C to 32°C approx.
61°F to 90°F approx.
16°C to 32°C approx.
Indoor Humidity
80% or less
-
J If the outdoor temperature is as low as 32°F/0°C, the heating capacity drops up to 70~80% depending on
the operating condition.
If you use the air conditioner in temperatures over 90°F/32°C (indoor temperature), the cooling capacity may drop.
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Operating Recommendations
When you use your air conditioner, it is recommended that you read the following:
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Topic
Recommendation
Heating capacity
The heat pump inside the air conditioner absorbs heat from outside air and brings itindoors.
If the temperature of the outside air drops, the air conditioner heats less. If the room is not warm
enough, use an additional heating appliance.
Warm air circulation
The air conditioner circulates warm air to heat your room. It will take some time to warm
the air in your room entirely after the air conditioner turns on.
Therefore, turn the air conditioner on in advance.
Frost
When you select the Heat mode, frost may form in the outdoor unit due to low temperature
and high humidity.
If this happens:
‹ The heating operation is stopped.
‹ The air conditioner defrosts automatically for about 7 minutes. After about 7 minutes,
the air conditioner starts operating again normally.
High indoor and
outdoor temperatures
If both the indoor and outdoor temperatures are high when you select the Heat mode,
the fan and the compressor of the outdoor unit may stop periodically.
This is normal; wait until the air conditioner turns on again.
Power failure
If a power failure occurs when the air conditioner is operating, the air conditioner will turn off.
When the power returns, the air conditioner will start up again automatically.
Protection mechanism
When the air conditioner is started immediately after being plugged in or stopped,
the normal operation starts up after 3 minutes for the reason of protection.
Cooling operation
The indoor unit may not get the selected fan speed such as Medium and Low under cooling
operation at very low outdoor temperatures for the protection of the indoor unit from ice
or frost.
During Low fan speed operation, cooling performance will be reduced.
If the room does not be cooled down when using Low fan speed operation, please adjust the
indoor unit’s fan speed.
Silence Mode
When you operate Silence Mode in cooling and heating, fan speed will decrease to make
noise quieter.
As a result, the performance of the unit may be reduced.
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Solving Common Problems
Before contacting the after-sales service, perform the following simple checks.
They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call.
Problem
Explanation/Solution
The air conditioner does not
operate at all.
X Check if power is on and operate the air conditioner again.
X Check if the circuit breaker is switched off.
X Check if Off Timer is set.
The temperature is not adjusted.
X Check if you selected the Fan mode.
The air conditioner does not operate
in the HEAT mode.
X Check if the air conditioner is cooling only model.
X Check if the remote control is for cooling only model.
The cool(warm) air does not come
out from the air conditioner.
X Check if set temperature higher(lower) than current temperature.
X Check if you selected the Fan mode. Select the Cool, Heat, Auto or Dry
mode.
X Check if the air filter is blocked by dirt. Clean the air filter regularly.
X Check if the there is cover on the outdoor unit or any obstacle.
Remove the cover or obstacle.
X Check if you installed the air conditioner under direct sunlight.
X The window or door may be opened.
X Check if you turn on the air conditioner just now.
It takes about 3 minutes to cool or heat the room.
X Check if the drain pipe is too long.
The fan speed is not adjusted.
X In Auto or Dry mode, the fan speed is selected automatically.
The remote control does
not operate.
X Check if the battery is discharged. Replace the battery.
X Checkif the remote control sensor is blocked.
X Checkif the air conditioner is placed near strong light.
The Timer is not set.
X Check if you pressed the
Odor is permeated in the
room during operation.
X Check if you use the air conditioner in smoky area or there is a smell.
Ventilate the room or select the Fan mode for 1~2 hours.
The indoor unit indicator
flashes.
X Press the
button to turn on the air conditioner again.
Switch the circuit breaker off and switch on it again.
Strange sound is heard from
the air conditioner.
X The sound is heard when the refrigerant gas flow is changed depending
on the use of the air conditioner.
X When you press the
button, noise may be heard that the
air conditioner sense the airflow blade.
Water drops from the outdoor
unit connection part.
X Water may form due to the difference of the temperature.
SYMPTOMS
The abnormal signal is
displayed
button after selecting time.
CHECK ERROR MODE (DISPLAYED)
Some signal is displayed on the window
LED like
,
,
,
,
,
,
, All blink,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
MANAGEMENT
This product has something
wrong, please call the nearest
contact center.
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USER’S MANUAL
Split - type Air Conditioner
(Cooling and Heating)
E S F DB98-29982A(1)