Operating instructions | Bionaire 127176 Electric Heater User Manual

AUTO SAFETY SHUT-OFF
This heater is equipped with a technologically advanced,
safety system that automatically shuts off the current
to the heater when a potential overheat temperature is
(Back of Heater)
reached. The heater can only resume operation when you
reset it.
To Reset the Heater
If your heater shuts down, follow these steps:
1. Unplug the heater and wait 30 minutes
2. Plug in the heater, turn the power ON
(Front of Heater)
3. Your heater should now be operating properly
Tip-Over Shut-Off
If the heater is knocked over, it will instantly shut off. To
resume operation, simply place the heater in an upright
position and press the Power
button.
Bulb Replacement
of Heater)
Two 25W(Back
Candelabra
Base Bulbs can be replaced by
opening doors on back of unit with a flathead screwdriver.
TROUBLESHOOTING
• Please DO NOT attempt to open or repair
the heater other than bulb replacement.
Please(Front
seeofthe
Warranty for Service Instructions
Heater)
or call our Consumer Services Department at
1-800-253-2764.
Flame not bright enough
1. Regulate flame brightness using the Flame
Brightness
button
2. Check both bulbs are working and replace if
necessary
Simulated fire will not illuminate
1. Check power
(Back of Heater)
of Heater)
(Front
2. Press
Flame Button
3. Check both bulbs and replace if necessary
Unit making crackling/popping sound
1. Unit is intended to replicate the gentle popping and
crackling sounds of a residential fireplace.
2. Press Sound
button(Front
to adjust
4 levels of sound
of Heater)
and to turn off sound.
Heat will not turn off
1. Refer to operating instructions
2. Press Thermostat
button until 00 is displayed.
(Back of Heater)
The fan will continue to run for flame operation.
Heater blows cool air
1. This is normal in order to cool down the heater and
preserve the heating element
2. This is normal when the heat is turned off
Remote does not work
(Front of Heater)
1. Change batteries (see Assembly Instructions)
2. Be sure to point Remote at Control Panel on unit
3. Be sure there are no obstructions between remote
and unit
4. Make sure glass over LCD Display is clean
5. Ideal range for Remote Control is within 20 feet
Not enough heat.
1. Increase thermostat setting to highest setting
2. This is a 1500 watt heater and is intended for
supplement heat only
Heater cycles on and off frequently
1. The thermostat automatically turns the heater on
and off to maintain selected comfort level
2. To make this occur less frequently adjust the
thermostat setting up or down
HEATER SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN THIS PRODUCT TO
THE PLACE OF PURCHASE. If you have any questions
regarding your Bionaire product, please call us at
1-800-253-2764 or visit us on the web at
www.bionaire.com.
Please check packaging for parts before
discarding.
1 YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY
How to Obtain Warranty Service
Sunbeam Products, Inc. doing business as Jarden Consumer Solutions
or if in Canada, Sunbeam Corporation (Canada) Limited doing business
as Jarden Consumer Solutions (collectively “JCS”) warrants that for a
period of one year from the date of purchase, this product will be free
from defects in material and workmanship. JCS, at its option, will repair
or replace this product or any component of the product found to be
defective during the warranty period. Replacement will be made with
a new or remanufactured product or component. If the product is no
longer available, replacement may be made with a similar product of
equal or greater value. This is your exclusive warranty. Do NOT attempt
to repair or adjust any electrical or mechanical functions on this product.
Doing so will void this warranty.
In the U.S.A.
This warranty is valid for the original retail purchaser from the date of
initial retail purchase and is not transferable. Keep the original sales
receipt. Proof of purchase is required to obtain warranty performance.
JCS dealers, service centers, or retail stores selling JCS products do
not have the right to alter, modify or any way change the terms and
conditions of this warranty.
If you have any question regarding this warranty or would like to obtain
warranty service, please call 1-800-253-2764 and a convenient service
center address will be provided to you.
In Canada
If you have any question regarding this warranty or would like to obtain
warranty service, please call 1-800-253-2764 and a convenient service
center address will be provided to you.
FIREPLACE heater
BFH5000
In the U.S.A., this warranty is offered by Sunbeam Products, Inc. doing
business as Jarden Consumer Solutions located in Boca Raton, Florida
33431. In Canada, this warranty is offered by Sunbeam Corporation
(Canada) Limited doing business as Jarden Consumer Solutions,
located at 20B Hereford Street, Brampton, Ontario L6Y 0M1. If you have
any other problem or claim in connection with this product, please write
our Consumer Service Department.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN THIS PRODUCT TO ANY OF
THESE ADDRESSES OR TO THE PLACE OF PURCHASE.
This warranty does not cover normal wear of parts or damage resulting
from any of the following: negligent use or misuse of the product, use on
improper voltage or current, use contrary to the operating instructions,
disassembly, repair or alteration by anyone other than JCS or an
authorized JCS service center. Further, the warranty does not cover:
Acts of God, such as fire, flood, hurricanes and tornadoes.
What are the limits on JCS’s Liability?
JCS shall not be liable for any incidental or consequential damages
caused by the breach of any express, implied or statutory warranty or
condition.
Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, any implied warranty
or condition of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose is
limited in duration to the duration of the above warranty.
JCS disclaims all other warranties, conditions or representations,
express, implied, statutory or otherwise. JCS shall not be liable for any
damages of any kind resulting from the purchase, use or misuse of, or
inability to use the product including incidental, special, consequential
or similar damages or loss of profits, or for any breach of contract,
fundamental or otherwise, or for any claim brought against purchaser by
any other party.
Some provinces, states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or
limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitations on how
long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusion may
not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have
other rights that vary from province to province, state to state or
jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Read instructions before operating.
Retain for future reference.
Instruction Leaflet
INFO-LINE
If after having read this leaflet, you have any
questions or comments on your heater,
call 1-800-253-2764 in North America.
P.N. 127176
Wall Mounting Template
on other side
CLEANING/MAINTENANCE
Always unplug the heater before cleaning and allow to
cool.
• To clean glass use household glass cleaner
• Lightly run a vacuum cleaner nozzle over the heater grill
to remove any dust or dirt that may have accumulated
• Carefully wipe the heater with a soft, damp cloth.
Please be very cautious near the heating elements.
• NEVER use abrasive or flammable solvents to clean the
heater
• After cleaning, be sure to completely dry the heater
with a cloth or towel
• Store your heater in a cool, dry location
HEATER SAFETY
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFEGUARDS
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, and injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid fire or shock hazard, plug the appliance directly into
a 120V AC electrical outlet.
3. The heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, DO NOT
let bare skin touch hot surfaces. Use handle when moving
this heater. Keep combustible materials, such as furniture,
pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and curtains at least 3
ft (0.9 m) from the front of the heater and keep them away
from the sides and rear.
4. DO NOT run cord under carpeting. DO NOT cover cord with
throw rugs, runners, or the like. Arrange cord away from
traffic area and where it will not be tripped over.
5. This heater is not intended for use in bathrooms, laundry
areas and similar indoor locations. NEVER locate heater
where it may fall into a bathtub or other water container.
6. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used by,
or near children or invalids, and whenever the heater is left
operating and unattended.
7. Always unplug the heater when not in use.
8. When unplugging, be sure to pull by the plug and not the
cord.
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 operate heater with a damaged cord or plug, or
after the heater malfunctions, or has been damaged in any
manner. Return appliance to manufacturer for examination,
electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
11.A heater has hot and arcing or sparking parts inside. DO
NOT use it in areas where gasoline, paint, or flammable
liquids are used or stored.
12.Use appliance only for intended household use as described
in this manual. Any other use not recommended by the
manufacturer may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons. The use of attachments not recommended or sold
by the manufacturer may cause hazards.
13. DO NOT use outdoors.
14.To prevent a possible fire, DO NOT block air intakes or
exhaust in any manner. DO NOT use on soft surfaces like a
bed, where openings may become blocked.
15.To disconnect heater, press the On/Off button, then remove
plug from outlet.
16.Avoid the use of an extension cord because the extension
cord may overheat and cause a risk of fire. However, if you
have to use an extension cord, the cord should be No.
14AWG minimum size and rated not less than 1875 watts.
17.If the heater will not operate, see specific instructions under
Auto Safety Shut-off on resetting the heater.
18.DO NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or
mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void your
warranty. The inside of the unit contains no user serviceable
parts. All servicing should be performed by qualified
personnel only.
19.DISCONTINUE USE IF PLUG OR OUTLET IS HOT.
RECOMMEND OUTLET BE REPLACED IF PLUG OR
OUTLET IS HOT TO TOUCH.
PLEASE SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS
CONSUMER SAFETY INFORMATION
THIS APPLIANCE HAS A POLARIZED
PLUG (one blade is wider than the other).
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this
plug is intended to fit in a polarized outlet
only one way. If the plug does not fit fully
in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still
does not fit, contact a qualified electrician
to install the proper outlet.
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO MODIFY THIS PLUG OR
DEFEAT THIS SAFETY FEATURE IN ANY WAY.
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Amps:
12.5
Wattage: 1500W/ (+ 5% - 10%)
Working Voltage: 120V AC/60 HZ
Bulb Type:
(2) 25W max Candelabra Base
Avoid overloading your circuit by not using other high
wattage appliances in the same outlet. At 1500 Watts,
this unit draws 12.5 Amps.
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
Please make sure to check packaging for parts that could
be used to operate your heater.
This package includes:
1 - Fireplace Heater
2 - Light bulbs
1 - Remote Control
2 - AAA Batteries for Remote
1 - Stand
4 - Machine Screws (for stand)
1 - Wall Mount Hardware Kit
Installing Batteries into the Remote:
Before operation, insert 2 “AAA” batteries into the back of
the remote control:
• Do not mix old and new batteries
• Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon-zinc), or
rechargeable (nickel-cadmium) batteries
The remote control for this unit has the capability of
operating all control panel functions. Please note this
remote will not work through walls.
Bulb Placement:
Unwrap the two 25W Candelabra Bulbs from cardboard
insert found at the top of unit and open doors on back of
unit with a screwdriver.
0 inches
Mark for
Drill
BRACKET
GUIDE
1
2
Stand Assembly:
For floor use attach the Stand to the Fireplace heater using
the 4 machine screws (provided). Gently lay the unit on the
floor and attach the Stand to the bottom For wall mount
see Wall Mount Instructions below.
Wall Mount Installation:
This product weighs 25 lbs. Do not install alone.
Power On/Off
Mounting Template with instructions is attached below to
Turn Power ON. LCD and Power Light will illuminate. The
make mounting your Fireplace Heater easy.
units default
settings are: Temperature 80°; Timer OFF;
(Back
of Heater)
• Wall Mount Hardware Kit includes:
Flame Brightness HIGH; Sound ON.
4 - 1.5” Phillips head self tapping screws
Thermostat
4 - toggle bolts
• Press Thermostat button until desired temperature level
2 - mounting brackets
appears on LCD Display. It is recommended to start by
IMPORTANT: Before drilling into any wall ensure no (Back of Heater)
setting the temperature to the highest setting. When
electrical cables are present in the area.
your room reaches the desired comfort level, lower the
Max. height of 47” (1.2 m).
thermostat until the heat stops and thermostat light
(Back of Heater)
Make sure you allow at least 3 feet (1m) of space on
turns off. Note: the fan will continue to run for flame
the sides of unit.
operation.
(Front of Heater)
•
The system now maintains the selected comfort level
Brackets
by automatically turning the heater ON and OFF. The
(Back of Heater)
Thermostat light cycles ON and OFF with the heater
3 ft.
element as it maintains the programmed temperature.
• When LCD reads 00 the heat will turn off but the fan will
(Front of Heater)
3 ft.
continue to run for flame operation.
(Front of Heater)
3 ft. m
inimu
m
(Front of Heater)
1. Remove stand from main unit, if installed.
2. Secure the mounting brackets to the wall using the Wall
Mounting Template provided (see below).
3. Hang main body on wall brackets by lifting over the
bracket and sliding down.
4. Use Cord Wrap to hide extra cord.
3
4
5
6
Timer
You can set the timer to automatically turn the unit off.
Press the Timer button, select between 1 and 12 hours.
Your selection will then be displayed on the LCD.
Key to Icons
FRONT
On/Off
Flame Brightness
Sound
Fahrenheit/Celsius
Remote Control
Fig. 1
Glass
Panel
Included for mounting:
4 - toggle bolts
2 - mounting brackets
Removable
Stand
Handle
Hanging
Brackets
Fig. 2
(Back of Heater)
Light Bulbs
Cord Wrap
(Front of Heater)
10
11
To mount into wall studs
To mount into drywall
1. Find studs in wall. Studs are typically 16” (40 cm) apart.
2. Cut Mounting Template on dotted line and tape onto wall so
brackets are centered on studs.
3. Use level to make sure template is level. Using a sharp object
such as an awl, mark hole location.
4. Using a Power Driver with Phillips head bit, drive 1.5” (38 mm)
screws through bracket and drywall into wood or metal stud.
Use toggle bolts for 3/8 - 5/8” (10 – 16 mm) thick drywall.
1. Cut Mounting Template on dotted line and tape onto wall. Use level to make
sure template is level and mark wall with a sharp object such as an awl.
2. Drill 3/8” (10 mm) holes at top and bottom of bracket guide in center of studs.
3. A - Align bolts, through bracket holes then thread on Spring Loaded Wings.
B - Collapse Wings while pushing through hole in wall.
C - Pull bolt out to secure Toggle Wings against inside of wall (wings spring
open on other side of wall and securely hold bolt and bracket).
D - Screw bolt in until tight.
IMPORTANT: Before drilling into any wall ensure no
electrical cables are present in the area.
Heat
Vent
BACK
Fahrenheit/Celsius
Press to show temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius.
9
Power
Light
Timer
Sound
Press Sound button to adjust 4 sound levels or turn
crackling sound on or off.
8
LCD
Display
Control panel
Flame Brightness
There are four flame brightness settings: High, Medium,
Low, Off. Press button to select desired brightness.
7
Control
Panel
Buttons
Thermostat
12
Wall Mounting Template
4 - 1.5” (38 mm) Phillips
head self tapping screws
Mark for
Drill
(Back of Heater)
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
• There may be an odor coming from the heater the
first time you use it. This is normal during the break-in
period. Make sure the heater is in a well ventilated area
(Backrunning
of Heater)
and continue
it until the smell goes away.
• You may hear a popping or crackling sound as the
heater heats up. This is normal and safe operation.
• The Fireplace Heater can be operated by using the
remote control (Fig. 1) or the control panel (Fig. 2)
(Front
of Heater)
located on the top of
the unit.
• Place the heater on a firm, level surface or mount on
wall.
• Avoid overloading your circuit by not using other high
wattage(Front
appliances
in the same outlet. At 1500 Watts,
of Heater)
this unit draws 12.5 Amps.
Note: The mounting hardware included is intended for mounting the heater on 3/8” to 5/8” (10 – 16mm) drywall affixed to wood or metal studs. For your convenience the wall mount
brackets are 16” (40 cm) on center to align with 2 studs. Not all studs will be 16” (40 cm) on center. If you are not able to align with studs, toggle bolts are provided. For other wall types,
please consult a professional or visit your local hardware store to determine which type of hardware is best for your particular wall.
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14
15
16
Mark for
Drill
Bolt
Drilled
Hole
Toggle
Wall
Spring
Loaded
Toggle
opens on
inside of
wall
Bracket
BRACKET
GUIDE
Wall
Mark for
Drill
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