DeLonghi Safeheat DCH5090ER Ceramic Heater Owner`s Manual

DeLonghi Safeheat DCH5090ER Ceramic Heater Owner`s Manual 1-800-934-9194
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Fig. 1
A ON/OFF button
B +/- Adjustment buttons
C Oscillation button
D “ECO” function button
E Timer button
F MODE button
(for selecting the operating mode)
G Power indicator light
A Botón de Encendido/Apagado (ON/OFF)
B Botones de ajuste +/C Botón de oscilación
D Botón de función “ECO”
E Botón de temporizador
F Botón MODE (MODO – para seleccionar
el modo de funcionamiento)
G Luz indicadora de encendido
A Touche ON/OFF
B Touches de réglage +/C Touche d’oscillation
D Touche «ECO »
E Touche minuterie
F Touche MODE (sélection du mode de fonctionnement)
G Lampe témoin 1-800-934-9194
When using any electrical appliance, some
basic safety precautions should always be
observed to reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, and/or injury to persons. Specifically:
1. Read all instructions carefully before
using the appliance.
2. This appliance gets very hot when in
use. To prevent burns, do not touch
hot surfaces with bare skin. Use the
handle when moving the appliance.
Keep all flammable materials, such as
furniture, pillows, bedding, paper,
clothing, and curtains at least 3 feet
(90 cm) from the front and top of the
appliance also avoid contact with the
sides and back.
3. The 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. Children
should be supervised to ensure that
they do not play with the appliance.
4. Always disconnect the plug from the
power outlet when the appliance is not in
5. Do not operate the appliance with a
damaged cord or plug, after faulty operation, or when it has been dropped or
damaged in any way. Contact the nearest authorized service facility for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
6. Do not use the appliance outdoors.
7. This heater is not intended for use in
bathrooms, laundry areas, or similar
indoor locations. Never position the
appliance where it may fall into a bathtub or come in contact with water.
8. Do not run the power cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs,
runners, or the like. Keep the cord away
from any passageways where it could be
tripped over.
9. To completely turn off the appliance,
push the ON/OFF button (A), and then
unplug the heater.
10.Do not wrap the cord around the
appliance immediately after use.
11.Do not insert or allow foreign objects
to get into the air intake or air outlet
grille, as this may cause electric shock
or fire, or damage the appliance.
12.To prevent a possible fire, do not
block air intake or air outlet grille in
any way. Do not use the appliance on
soft surfaces, such as beds, where the
openings may become blocked.
13.Do not cover the appliance while it is
functioning in order to avoid overheating and the risk of fire.
14 The internal parts of the appliance can
become very hot or produce sparks
during operation. Do not use the
appliance in areas where gasoline,
paints, or other flammable liquids are
used or stored.
15.Use this appliance only as described in
this manual. Any other use not indicated by the manufacturer may cause
fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
16.To prevent current overload and blown
fuses, make sure that no other appliance
is plugged into the same outlet or into
another outlet wired into the same circuit.
17.It is normal for heater’s plug and cord
to feel warm to the touch. However, an
excessively hot or deformed plug or
cord is not normal and may be the
result of a defective electrical outlet.
Defective outlets must be replaced
before using the heater. Plugging the
heater into a worn outlet may result in
overheating of the power cord or may
cause the risk of fire.
18.If the supply cord is damaged, to reduce
the risk of malfunction it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service
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agent, or a licensed and qualified pro- 23.The first time the appliance is used, run
it at the maximum power for at least
19. Do not use this appliance with an
two hours. During this time, ventilate
extension cord or outlet strip. Connect
the room thoroughly to eliminate the
the appliance directly to a suitable
“new” smell released by the appliance.
It is completely normal for the applian20. Make sure that the plug is fully inserce to emit “creaking” sounds the first
ted into the outlet. Wall outlets may
time it is run.
deteriorate with time, so check the 24. CAUTION: To prevent electric shock,
plug periodically for signs of overheamake sure the wide prong of the plug is
ting or deformation. If the outlet has
inserted in the wide slot of the outlet.
deteriorated, stop using it and have it 25.Do not place the heater near a bed
because objects such as pillows or
21.Check that neither the appliance nor
blankets can fall off the bed and be
the power cord have been damaged
ignited by the heater.
during shipping.
26.Extreme caution is necessary whenever
22.Make sure that no styrofoam or other
the heater is left operating unattended.
packing materials remain in the applian- 27.Do not open the appliance. No userce.
serviceable parts inside.
For Household use only
Before connecting the plug to the power
outlet, make sure that the voltage of your electrical system corresponds to the voltage
shown on the appliance rating label and the
outlet you are going to use is in good condition.
The appliance may be used on any rigid horizontal surface. Do not overload the electrical
circuit; avoid using the same outlet for multiple appliances.
1. Connect the appliance to the power outlet.
2. The appliance emits a beep and the power
indicator light (H) comes on and remains
on as long as the appliance is powered.
3. The appliance goes into OFF and the
display shows a dot “”.
4. Press the ON/OFF button (A) to turn on the
appliance. It will begin to heat with the
predefined settings.
5. Press the MODE button (F) to select one
of the following functions available:
Ventilation ( )
Anti-freeze ( )
Heating at minimum power (1)
at maximum power/BOOST function (2)
5.1 Ventilation ( )
In this operating mode only the fan
operates, so the appliance does not
heat the room.
5.2 Anti-freeze ( )
In this operating mode the appliance
keeps the room at a temperature of
45°F (7°C) to prevent freezing temperatures.
5.3 Heating 1 and Heating 2/Boost
In this operating mode you can set the
desired temperature by pressing the +
and - adjustment buttons (B).
Heating 1 (minimum power level):
The appliance operates at the minimum power reducing energy consumption to the minimum.
Heating 2/BOOST function (maximum
power level):
The appliance operates at the maximum
power for rapid heating of the room. 1-800-934-9194
6. Eco function
In this operating mode the appliance will
automatically set the power level to guarantee the best comfort reducing the
energy consumption. In this operating
mode the unit may switch the heating
power level from maximum to minimum
and viceversa, several times in an hour.
When using the ECO function, the maximum temperature setting is 79°F (26°C).
To activate this function, press the ECO
button (D). The unit, will always start at
the maximum power.
7. If you want the appliance to distribute the
airflow over a larger area, press the oscillation button (C) (
). The appliance will
then oscillate right and left. To stop the
oscillation in the desired position, just
press oscillation button (C) again.
8. To turn off the appliance press button
ON/OFF (A). The display will show a count
down for about 6 seconds.
NOTE: The display can show the temperature
in both °F and °C. To change the temperature
scale, press and hold the + key for few
seconds, then release.
This function can be activated from any operating mode.
Delayed switch-on: with the appliance in the
OFF position, press the timer button (E) ( ).
The display shows the symbol
and the
time remaining before switch-on. To set the
timer, use the + and - adjustment buttons
(B), then wait a few seconds for the programming to be set.
The display returns to show “ ” for standby and the symbol
to indicate you have
set the timer. When the programmed time
has been reached, the appliance turns on
with the same settings it had during the previous operation.
Delayed shut-off: With the appliance on, press
the timer button (E) (
). The display
shows the symbol
and the time remaining before shut-off. To set the timer, use
the + and - adjustment buttons (B), then
wait a few seconds for the programming to
be set. The display returns to show the current settings and the symbol
to indicate
you have set the timer. When the programmed time as been reached the appliance
shuts off automatically.
If you want to go back to operation without the
timer, press the timer button (F) twice.
The timer symbol
disappears from the
- Before carrying out any maintenance,
always remove the plug from the power
- During the season when the appliance is
being used, regularly clean the air intake
and outlet grilles using a vacuum cleaner.
- Never use abrasive powders or solvents to
clean the appliance.
- Never use this heating appliance in the
immediate vicinity of a bathtub, shower, or
swimming pool.
- Use the appliance always and only in the
vertical position.
- Do not use the appliance to dry laundry,
and do not obstruct the air intake and
outlet grilles (danger of overheating).
- Do not operate the appliance in contact
with walls, furniture, curtains, etc.
- If the power cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer, the authorized service facility, or a qualified electrician, in order to prevent the risk of malfunction.
- Do not cover the appliance while it is operating, as this could potentially cause a
- Do not use this appliance in a room smaller than 43 square feet (4 m²).
- Heaters should never be used with an
extension cord or outlet strip. Heaters
should be plugged directly into an outlet.
- Before storing the appliance, check it is
completely off and the cable is unplugged.
At this point wrap the cord around the base.
Do not store in a dusty room. The room
temperature should be between 32-86°F (030°C). Do not load anything above it.
- Heaters draw more current than small
appliances, overheating of the outlet may
occur even if it has not occured with the
use of other appliances.
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Additional safety features
Overheating protection: a safety device switches the heater off if it accidentally overheats
(e.g.: air intake and outlet grilles obstructed,
filter clogged). In this case remove the plug
from the power outlet and leave it unplugged
for a few minutes, eliminate the cause of
overheating, then plug the fan heater back and
turn it on again.
Note: To avoid overheating the appliance, do
not cover it.
In case “PF” is displayed and a warning sound
is emitted, there is a fault on the temperature
sensor. If the problem persists contact the
Service Center.
If the appliance shuts off unexpectedly:
- Check that the appliance is receiving
- Check the temperature set and the timer:
the appliance may be off because the set
temperature has been reached or the time
set on the timer has elapsed. 1-800-934-9194
This warranty applies to all products with De’Longhi or Kenwood brand names.
What does the warranty cover?
We warrant each appliance to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Our obligation
under this warranty is limited to repair at our factory or authorized service center of any defective
parts or part thereof, other than parts damaged in transit. In the event of a products replacement
or return, the unit must be returned transportation prepaid. The repaired or new model will be
returned at the company expense.
This warranty shall apply only if the appliance is used in accordance with the factory directions,
which accompany it, and on an Alternating current ( AC ) circuit.
How long does the coverage last?
This warranty runs for one year (1) from the purchase date found on your receipt and applies only
to the original purchaser for use.
What is not covered by the warranty?
The warranty does not cover defects or damage of the appliance, which result from repairs or alterations to the appliance outside our factory or authorized service centers, nor shall it apply to any
appliance, which has been subject to abuse, misuse, negligence or accidents. Also, consequential
and incidental damage resulting from the use of this product or arising out of any breach of contract or breach of this warranty are not recoverable under this warranty. Some states do not allow
the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damage, so the above limitation may not
apply to you.
How do you get service?
If repairs become necessary, see contact information below:
U.S. Residents:
Please contact our toll free hotline at 800-322-3848 or log onto our website at
For all accessories, spare parts or replacement parts, please contact our parts division at 1-800-865-6330.
Residents of Canada: Please contact our toll free hotline at 1-888-335-6644 or log onto our website at
Residents of Mexico: Please refer to the Limited Warranty statement for Mexico.
Please refer to the back page of the manual for De’Longhi addresses.
The above warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties and representations. All implied warranties are limited to the applicable warranty period set forth above. This limitation does not apply
if you enter into an extended warranty with De’Longhi. Some states do not allow limitations on
how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above exclusions may not apply to you. De’Longhi
does not authorize any other person or company to assume for it any liability in connection with
the sale or use of its appliance.
How does state law apply?
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which vary from
state to state.
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