Instruction manual | Amcor 12000E Air Conditioner User Manual

INSTRUCTION MANUAL
PLM
9000E12000E15000E
PLUS HEATER VERSIONS
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ENGLISH
THANK YOU!
Thank you for choosing this innovative Amcor air conditioner. We suggest that you keep
this manual in a safe place for future reference. It describes the many benefits and advanced
features this unique product has to offer. Before you use your new air conditioner you should
carefully read these instructions to maximise this product’s performance.
For over 50 years Amcor has specialised in complete indoor environmental control,
manufacturing and marketing; dehumidifiers, portable air conditioners, coolers, air purifiers,
ionisers and aroma therapy scent diffusers. These world class products incorporate the latest
technological developments.
ELECTRIC CONNECTION
For your safety please read the following information.
Warning: This appliance must be earthed.
The appliance is supplied with a moulded 13 amp 3 pin mains plug fitted with a 13 amp fuse. Should
the fuse require replacement, it must be replaced with a fuse rated at 13 amp and approved to BS1362.
The plug contains a removable fuse cover that must be refitted when the fuse is replaced. In the event
of the fuse cover being lost or damaged, the plug must not be used until a replacement cover has been
obtained.
If the moulded mains plug is unsuitable for the socket outlet in your home or is removed for any other
reason, then the fuse should be removed and the cut off plug disposed of safely to prevent the hazard
of electric shock.
There is a danger of electric shock if the cut off plug is inserted into any 13 amp socket outlet.
Important
The wires in the mains lead on this appliance are coloured in
accordance with the following code:
Green and Yellow - Earth
Blue – Neutral
Brown – Live
As the colours may not correspond with the markings
identifying the terminals in your plug proceed as follows.
The green and yellow wire must be connected to the terminal
in the plug which is marked with the letter E or with the earth
or coloured green and yellow.
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The brown wire must be connected to the terminal marked L or coloured red.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT
• The unit is designed for indoor operation.
• Rating: This unit must be connected to a 220-240 V / 50 Hz earthed outlet.
• The installation must be in accordance with regulations of the country where the unit is
used.
If you are in any doubt about the electrical installation, have it checked and if necessary
modified by a qualified electrician.
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The air conditioner is safe. However, as with other electrical appliances, use it with care.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not clean the air conditioner by spraying it or immersing it in water.
Do not insert any object into the opening of the air conditioner.
Disconnect it from the mains before cleaning the unit or any of its components.
Never connect the unit to an electrical outlet using an extension cord. If an outlet is not
available, one should be installed by a licensed electrician.
• Any service other than regular cleaning or filter replacement should be performed by an
authorized service representative. Failure to do so could result in a loss of warranty.
• A damaged supply cord should be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or a
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
WARNING
• Never operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug. Do not lead the cord over
sharp edges.
• Don’t lift or move by pushing the air conditioner at the rear, but always at the front side.
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PARTS
Air outlet
Control
panel
Carrying
handle
Filter holder
Air inlet
Exhaust air
outlet
Cable
storage
Caster
wheels
Water stopper /
drainage point
Water container
Exhaust hose
Remote control
Air filter
Slide bar
connector
Controls
ON/OFF
UP
DOWN
MODE
TIMER
SLEEP
FAN SPEED
4
Telescopic slide bar
Display
COOLING
FAN
HEAT
HOURS:MINUTES
TEMPERATURE
INSTALLATION
WARNING! Before using the air conditioner it should be left in an upright position for at least 2 hours.
This unit can easily be moved from one room to another. In doing so keep this in mind:
– Ensure that the unit is positioned upright, on a level surface and 50 cm away from obstacles.
– To place the loose filters in the filter holder.
• Take the filter holder out of the air conditioner
• Release the filter fixer and place the active carbon filter (black) and 3M Filtrete™ filter
(white), where included, in the filter holder.
• Place the filter fixer back in the holder.
• Place the filter holder back in the air conditioner.
– Do not operate the unit inside the bathroom, shower, or in any other very humid environment.
– Connect the hose to the unit by turning it clockwise (at least 5 turns).
– Similarly, connect the hose to the slide bar connector as far as possible.
– Place the telescopic slide bar in the open window or door and
adjust the length to fill as much open space as possible.
– Put the slide bar connector in the opening in the telescopic slide
bar.
– Close the window or door as much as possible to prevent outside
air entering the room.
– Ensure that the slide bar connector has a free flow outside.
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Important
The flexible exhaust hose can be extended from 500 to 1500 mm for mounting. This length
has been designed especially according to the specifications of the air conditioner. Do not
use an extension or exchange for a different hose as that may lead to malfunctioning. The
exhaust air must flow freely, any blockage can lead to overheating of the air conditioner.
Take care to prevent any sharp bow or bend in the exhaust.
OPERATION
ON/OFF
to switch the unit on or off. A buzzer will beep, and the LCD will display 12:00
Press
o’clock as default.
Setting the clock
button for 3 seconds to set the clock. The 2 left digits of the 4 digits on the
Press the
or
to adjust the hour. Press
momentarily, the 2 right
LCD-display will flash. Press
digits of the 4 digits will flash. Press
or
to adjust the minutes of the clock. Press the
button for 3 seconds again to activate the clock.
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Setting the temperature
or
to set the temperature. The 2 digit
If you want to change the set temperature press
display will indicate the set temperature.
Note: Reaching the set temperature depends on the room and outdoor climatic conditions.
Mode switch
button successively until the icon representing the desired mode is appearing
Press the
(=> Cool => Fan => Heat => etc). On the LCD-display you will see:
Cooling
Fan only
Heat
Each time the unit starts, it starts operating in cool mode with a set temperature of 22°C. The
fan speed will be selected automatically. Heat mode is only available on EH models.
Fan speed
If you prefer a constant fan speed instead of the auto fan speed, press the
on the LCD-display will rotate accordingly.
successively; the fan icon
• Fast - for the turbo speed
• Normal - for the medium speed
• Slow - for the slow speed
• Alternating - for the auto fan speed (in the cooling mode only!)
button
Heat
EH models feature a 1650 W electric heater that can heat a room on cooler days. With
, set the desired temperature and the unit will heat until this
the mode switch select
temperature is reached. Fan speed is selected automatically. Do not place the unit near
anything that could catch fire or be scorched. Do not obstruct the air outlet. The heat
function will operate with or without the hose attached.
Timer
For all of the following TIMER programming, proceed firstly with these standard steps:
• Press the
button briefly; the 2 left digits of the 4 digits on the LCD display are flashing.
• Press
or
to adjust the hour.
button briefly again, the 2 right digits of the 4 digits are flashing.
• Press the
• Press
or
to adjust the minutes of the clock in intervals of 5 minutes. The timer is set.
After 10 seconds the time display returns.
Programming the timer for ON - when the unit is OFF.
• Perform the standard steps as described above.
The circular time scale will be on between the ON programmed times
until 24:00. The flashing bar on the time scale indicates the real time and
moves a segment ahead every 30 minutes until it reaches the ON timer
time, then the black segments in the circular time scale will disappear.
Programming the timer for OFF - when the unit is RUNNING.
Timer example
• Perform the standard steps as described above.
The circular time scale will be on between the present time to the OFF programmed time.
The flashing bar on the time scale indicates the real time and moves a segment ahead every
30 minutes until it reaches the OFF timer time, then the black segments in the circular time
scale will disappear.
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Repeat OFF and ON
Programming the timer for repeat OFF and ON - when the unit is RUNNING.
• Perform the standard steps as described above.
• Repeat the above procedure while the digits are still flashing for setting the ON.
The circular time scale will be ON between 00:00 to the time set with the timer to OFF and
from that time until 24:00. The flashing bar on the time scale indicates the real time and
moves a segment ahead every 30 minutes. The unit will operate daily according to the timer
setting.
Repeat ON and OFF
Programming the timer for repeat ON and OFF - when the unit is NOT RUNNING.
• Perform the standard steps as described above.
• Repeat the above procedure while the digits are still flashing for setting the OFF.
The circular time scale will be OFF between 00:00 to the time set with the timer to ON and
from that time until 24:00. The flashing bar on the time scale indicates the real time and
moves a segment ahead every 30 minutes. The unit will operate daily according to the timer
setting.
After a power failure, or after the unit has been unplugged, you will have to program the
timer settings again.
Cancelling the timer function
button momentarily, then it will
In order to cancel the timer programming press the
return to the time display. The daily mode will be cancelled as well. The black segments in
the circular time scale will disappear.
Air flow
Direct the air flow by adjusting the grill on top of the air conditioner.
Move the grill, by pushing or pulling, in the middle (see illustration). This
will avoid uneven positioning of the grill. Adjusting the air flow is also
possible by moving the direction of the vertical louvers.
Sleep mode
The sleep mode function adjusts the set temperature of the unit to the thermal needs of the
body falling asleep as follow:
• In the COOL or AUTO COOL mode
• Default fan speed: LOW
button to operate the sleep mode. Press the
button again in order to
• Press the
cancel the sleep mode.
The set temperature will increase 1°C after 1 hour and a further 1°C after 2 hours.
• No FAN mode under SLEEP mode operation
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Dehumidification
If the unit will be used mainly as a dehumidifier just let the warm air return in the room.
Continuous drainage is then necessary and more efficient.
For continuous drainage:
• Switch off the unit and remove the plug from the mains.
• Remove the water stopper and rubber plug.
• Connect a drain tube (ø 20 mm inner dimension) onto the water outlet and extend with
extra water tube if needed.
• Place the other end in a normal drain. Make sure that the tube is free from twists and
bends. The tube must decline over its entire length.
AIR FILTER
This air conditioner can be equipped with a 3-layer filter to clean the circulated room air.
a. Screen filter; to remove bigger dust particles.
b. All models: active carbon filter; to remove odours.
c. 3M Filtrete™ filter; to remove unhealthy particles from the air such as pollen, bacteria,
animal dander and dust. Selected models have the 3M Filtrete™ filter as standard.
However, if you require to add this to your model, or wish to purchase a replacement, call
Amcor for details.
NOTE! The active carbon filter and the 3M Filtrete™ filter are delivered in a plastic packaging. Don’t
forget to install these filters. These filters take away unhealthy particles out of the room environment.
The filter holder on the rear of the unit can be opened. The active carbon filter and 3M
Filtrete™ filter can be installed or removed. The screen filter is part of the filter holder (see
illustration).
a. The screen filter has to be cleaned regularly with a vacuum cleaner to avoid blocking of
the air flow.
b. The positive/negative electrostatically charged 3M Filtrete™ filter is recommended to be
changed every 3 months. Unusual dirt, construction work, pets, the presence of smoke
and running the air conditioning unit continuously can shorten the life time of the 3M
Filtrete™ filter.
c. The active carbon filter can be cleaned with a vacuum cleaner when dusty but has to be
changed at the same time as the 3M Filtrete™ filter.
Filter installation
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2
3
• Slide out the filter holder from the unit.
• Separate the filter fixer from the filter holder (see fig. 1).
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4
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Remove the active carbon filter (black) and the 3M Filtrete™ filter (white) from its plastic bag.
Insert the active carbon filter into the filter holder (see fig. 2).
Insert the 3M Filtrete™ filter into the filter holder (see fig. 3).
Fix the filter by reassembling the fixer into the filter holder (see fig. 4).
NOTE!
• Remove the 3M Filtrete™ filter and active carbon filter before seasonal storage and install new filters
at the beginning of the new season. The old filters can be disposed in the ‘Non-biological garbage
container’.
• Replacement filter packages are available directly from Amcor.
• To run the unit without active carbon filter and/or 3M Filtrete™ filter does not do any harm to the air
conditioner. In this case odours and unhealthy dust are not removed from the circulated air.
• The screen filter must always be used.
• 3M and Filtrete are trademarks of the 3M Company.
REMOTE CONTROL
The unit responds to all signals that are sent by the remote control. There will be
a beep sound from the unit after receiving the signal.
The operation of the unit by remote control, is almost identical to the operation
by the circular control panel. The only exception is the clock function.
button for setting the actual time and for programming the
Instead of the
timer, there are 3 push buttons on the remote control as follows:
•
- for setting the actual time.
• TIMER ON - for programming the time when the unit is ON.
• TIMER OFF - for programming the time when the unit is OFF.
EMPTYING THE INTERNAL WATER CONTAINER
Under high humidity conditions it may be necessary to empty the internal water container.
When the internal water container is full the backlight on the LCD-display flashes. The unit
will switch off automatically.
To empty the water container do the following:
• Switch off the unit and remove the plug from the wall socket.
Do not move the unit. Doing this can result in water leakage,
damaging your floor or carpet.
• Place the water container on the floor underneath the permanent
drainage point.
• Remove the water stopper and rubber plug from the drain and let the
water run out. The water container has to be emptied several times
before all water will be drained (ca. 1.5 litres).
• Replace the rubber plug and water stopper, put the plug into the wall socket,
and switch the unit on.
The warning signal should be off.
NOTE! When the air conditioner is in use, under normal circumstances the condensed water will
evaporate and then be discharged through the hot air outlet hose
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CLEANING
WARNING! First of all switch off the unit and remove the plug from the wall socket.
Clean the housing with a soft, damp cloth. Never use aggressive chemicals, petrol,
detergents or other cleansing solutions.
Clean the screen filter regularly with a vacuum cleaner. See also “air filter” section.
NOTE! Never use the air conditioner without the screen filter.
TROUBLE SHOOTING
Never try to repair or dismantle the air conditioner yourself. Incompetent repairs result in loss of
warranty and can endanger the user and the property.
Problem
Cause
The air
No power supply.
conditioner does Is the LCD light flashing.
not function.
Timer function is active.
The air
In direct sunlight.
conditioner does Windows or doors open, many
not seem to
people or a heat source in the room.
perform.
Dirty filter.
Air inlet or air outlet blocked.
Room temperature lower than the
selected value.
The unit is noisy. Unit stands uneven.
The compressor The overheat protection is probably
does not work.
activated.
The remote
Distance too great.
control does not Remote control signal not detected
function.
by the control panel.
The batteries are drained.
Solution
Connect to a functioning outlet and switch on.
Empty the internal water container.
Deactivate TIMER function.
Close curtains.
Close doors and windows, place an extra air
conditioner.
Clean or replace the filter(s).
Remove the blockage.
Change temperature selection.
Place on an even, solid surface (less vibrations).
Wait 3 minutes until the temperature has
decreased, then turn on the unit again.
Make sure the remote control is correctly
aimed at the control panel.
Replace the batteries.
To correct problems that have not been described in the table and/or if the recommended solutions fail to solve the
problem, contact an authorized service centre.
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STORAGE
Empty the internal water container.
Clean the screen filter.
Remove 3M Filtrete™ filter and active carbon filter.
• Remove the 3M Filtrete™ filter and active carbon filter before end of season storage and
install new filters at the beginning of the new season.
The old filters can be disposed of in the ‘Non-biological rubbish
container’.
• Replacement filter packages are available from Amcor.
Put the unit in Fan Only mode for a few hours to ensure that the inside
becomes completely dry.
Store the cable as shown.
Protect the unit against dust and store in a dry place, not accessible to children.
TECHNICAL DATA
Model
BTU/h
kW
Cooling capacity *
Power consumption -Cooling
-Heating (EH only)
-heating element (EH only)
Current
-Cooling
-Heating (EH only)
W
A
Mains
Compressor model
Fan speeds
V / Hz / PH
Thermostatic range
Refrigerant charge
°C
type / g
Dimensions (w x h x d)
Net weight
9000E
9000EH
7000
2
880
4
15000E
15000EH
12000
3.5
1330
6
220 - 240 / 50 / 1
rotary
3 (2+1 turbo)
R407C / 480
mm
kg
12000E
12000EH
9000
2.6
1100
1700
1600
5
7.5
18 - 32
R407C / 570
R407C / 650
555 x 800 x 455
31.5
34
39
* measured conform EN 14511.
Subject to modifications without prior notice. For greater precision, please refer to the rating label placed on
the product.
Reminder:
Waste electrical products must not be disposed of with household waste.
This product should be taken to your local recycling centre for safe treatment.
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YOUR GUARANTEE
DOMESTIC AIR CONDITIONERS
If this product is found to be defective as a result of faulty materials or workmanship
within one year from date of purchase, it will be repaired or replaced free of charge.
This guarantee is subject to the following terms:
Amcor Limited., must be notified of the fault
Proof of purchase must be presented to Amcor’s nominated representative
The warranty will be void if the product is modified, misused or repaired
by an unauthorised person
The guarantee does not cover accidental damage, misuse,
or consumable items such as filters
The guarantee after repair or replacement will not be extended
beyond the original one-year period
All replacement parts or units will be new or reconditioned
Parts or units, which are replaced, become the property of Amcor Limited
Amcor Limited disclaims any liability for incidental or consequential damages
The warranty applies for the use of the product in UK.
This GUARANTEE is in addition to your Statutory Rights.
Creating Quality Environments
AMCOR LIMITED • 9 Ryan Drive • West Cross Centre • Great West Road • Brentford
Middlesex • TW8 9ER • UK
Cat.nr. 913123790
For Customer Support Call: 020 8 560 4141
www.amcorgroup.com
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