Arlec PEH208 User manual

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1. Read all instructions before using this heater.

2. This heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, do not let bare skin touch hot surfaces. Allow the heater to cool down before relocating or storing the heater. Keep combustible material such as drapery and other furnishings, at least

1 metre from the heater. When in use keep the mains cord of the heater from touching the heater body. Do not drape the cord over the heater while hot.

3. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used by or near children or invalids and whenever the heater is left operating unattended. Young children must be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance.

4. Always unplug heater when not in use.

5. Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug or after the heater malfunctions, has been dropped or damaged in any manner.

Return heater to suitably qualified facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment or repair.

6. Do not use outdoors, the product is designed only for household use.

7. Never locate heater where it may fall into a bathtub or other water container.

8. Connect to properly earthed socket-outlet of the appropriate voltage.

9. Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter any ventilation or exhaust opening as this may cause an electric shock or fire, or damage the heater.

10. Do not use in areas where petrol, paint, or flammable liquids are used or stored.

11. Use the heater only as described in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury.

12. Do not connect via double adapters or power boards. Avoid the use of an extension cord because the extension cord may overheat and cause risk of fire. However, if this heater is used with an extension cord, use as short a cord as practical.

13. Do not use this appliance with a programmer, timer or any other device that switches the heater on automatically, since a fire risk exists if the appliance is covered or positioned incorrectly.

14. In order to avoid overheating, do not cover the heater.

15. There are no user serviceable parts installed in the unit

16. Keep these instructions handy for future reference


This heater is to be operated only in upright position. The heater incorporates a tip over switch. If the unit is tilted or knocked over while freestanding or wall mounted incorrectly the power will be cut automatically. When the heater is put back to upright position it will start working as normal again.

When the heater is not in use, store in a cool dry location.

Do not store until the heater cools down.


This appliance is not intended for use by persons

(including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.

Young Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

The heater must not be located immediately below a power outlet.

Do not use this heater in the immediate surroundings of a bath, shower or swimming pool.

The heater must be connected to an earthed socket-outlet of the appropriate voltage.

The product is for household use only.

In order to avoid overheating, do not cover the heater.

TechNIcAl specIfIcATIoNs

Model peh208

Rated Power 360-400W max

Rated Frequency 50hz

Voltage 220-240Vac peh209

500-600W max




Arlec guarantees this product in accordance with the Australian Consumer Law.

Arlec also warrants to the original first purchaser of this product (“you”) from a retailer that this product will be free of defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 12 months from the date of purchase; provided the product is not used other than for the purpose, or in a manner not within the scope of the recommendations and limitations, specified by Arlec, is new and not damaged at the time of purchase, has not been subjected to abuse, misuse, neglect or damage, has not been modified or repaired without the approval of Arlec and has not been used for commercial purposes (“Warranty”).

If you wish to claim on the Warranty, you must, at your own expense, return the product, and provide proof of original purchase and your name, address and telephone number, to Arlec at the address below or the retailer from whom you originally purchased the product within 12 months from the date of purchase.

Arlec will (or authorise the retailer to) assess any claim you may make on the Warranty in the above manner and if, in Arlec’s reasonable opinion, the Warranty applies, Arlec will at its own option and expense (or authorise the retailer to) replace the product with the same or similar product or repair the product and return it to you or refund the price you paid for the product.

Arlec will bear its own expenses of doing those things, and you must bear any other expenses of claiming on the Warranty.

The Warranty is in addition to other rights and remedies you may have under a law in relation to the product to which the

Warranty relates.

Our goods come with guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. You are entitled to a replacement or refund for a major failure and for compensation for any other reasonably foreseeable loss or damage. You are also entitled to have the goods repaired or replaced if the goods fail to be of acceptable quality and the failure does not amount to a major failure.

For all Sales & Warranty enquiries

Arlec Australia Pty. Ltd. ACN 009 322 105

(“Arlec”) gives the Warranty.

Building 3, 31 – 41 Joseph Street, Blackburn North, Victoria, 3130

Blackburn North LPO, P.O. Box 1065, Blackburn North, 3130

Customer Service: (03) 9982 5111

New Zealand Toll Free: 0800 003 329

Email: [email protected]


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400W & 600W



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Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference

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Important : The heater must always be positioned so that the power switch is located to the top right hand side of the panel when installed either in wall mounted or free standing position. The heater is NoT designed to be operated in any other mounting position. i. Take into consideration the minimum required clearance for wall mounting as indicated in the figures below and locate the heater on the wall.

Position the heater so that the power switch is located to the top right hand side of the panel. The heater is not designed to be operated in any other mounting position.

Mark the four mounting holes to be drilled.


ThIs WAy up oNly do not install the panel heater:

• Under a fixed mains power socket.

• In Zone 1 & 2 of bathrooms as indicated in the diagram.

• Maybe installed in Zone 3 but must be above the shaded area.

Electrical socket must not be located in the shaded area. four mounting holes

400W & 600W



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Zone 1

Zone 2

Zone 3


150mm 2.25m



Minimum Furniture






2 ii. Make sure you use a drill which is suitable to the type of the wall on which you intend to mount the heater. Drill the mounting holes at the marked position. iii. Insert the plastic fitting supplied with the accessory pack into the holes.

iv. Align the four mounting holes on the panel heater with the plastic fittings and install the panel heater.

v. Screw the four fasten screws into the plastic fitting.

vi. Insert the screw caps over the screw heads.

vii. To remove the unit from wall, switch off and unplug the heater.

Remove the screw caps and unscrew the screws and remove the heater.

2 3


Main oN/off power switch

(control box on rear)


5 feet for freestanding option

befoRe fIRsT use

Remove any promotional material and packaging from the heater.

Unwind the cord to its full length and place the heater on a firm level surface in a stable, upright position. Visually inspect the air inlets and outlets on the control box to ensure that there are no blockages.

To avoid overheating to a circuit do not plug the heater into a circuit that already has other appliance working.

cAuTIoN: There may be some odour coming from the heater for the very first time you use it. This is normal during the break-in period or after long term storage. Make sure the heater is in a well ventilated area and continue running it until the smell goes away.


When using the panel heater as free standing it must always be used with feet assembled and in upright position.

To assemble the feet: i. Place the panel heater on a flat surface. ii. Align the feet in position as shown in the figure and tighten the fixing screw located at the rear of the feet.

Make sure the screw is tight and the assembly is secured. iii. The heater is now ready for use.

NoTe: When using freestanding, keep out of traffic areas where it may be knocked over.

The heater is equipped with a tip over switch. If the heater is knocked over the power will be cut off automatically.

The heater panel body is hot to touch when it is operating. Turn off the heater and allow sufficient time to cool before your relocate the panel heater or store it.

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cAuTIoN: There may be some odour coming from the heater for the very first time you use it.

This is normal during the break-in period or after long term storage.

Make sure the heater is in a well ventilated area and continue running it until the smell goes away.

Please follow the instructions given below i. Plug the heater into a 10 ampere wall socket. ii. Press the On/Off Power Switch along side of the heater to ON position to turn the heater ON.



This unit maybe painted to suit decor using water based paints only, rated at 120°C and above.



The heater requires regular cleaning to ensure trouble free operation: i. Unplug the heater from mains supply before cleaning.

ii. Use a wrung out (damp) cloth to wipe the exterior of the heater to remove dust and dirt.

iii. Ensure heater is dry before plugging back into the mains supply.

iv. To release the heater from the wall, for cleaning or redecoration, just open the screw bolt cap and unscrew the screws to take off from the wall. For short term storage, just unplug the heater; for long term storage, you can dismantle from the wall or put some protective cover over it and store it standing upright.

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