Bionaire BRH840 Electric Heater User Manual

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PARABOLIC
heater
BRH840
Read instructions before operating. Retain for future reference.
Owner’s Guide
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INFO-LINE
If after having read this leaflet, you have any
questions or comments on your heater,
call 1-800-788-5350 in North America.
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HEATER SAFETY
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THESE IMPORTANT
INSTRUCTIONS
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. If provided, use
handles 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.
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WARRANTY
Bionaire® warrants to the first retail purchaser, for FIVE (5)
YEARS from the date of original purchase, either to repair
or replace at its option, without charge (parts and labor),
any supplied or manufactured part of this heater which,
upon inspection by an authorized service center, proves to
have failed in normal use due to defects in material or
workmanship, or at its option, to replace the unit.
Operation under conditions other than those recommended or at voltages other than the voltage indicated on the
unit, or any attempts by unauthorized personnel to service
the unit or modify it, will render the guarantee void.
Bionaire® shall not be liable for any personal injury, property damage or any incidental or consequential damages of
any kind (including water damage), resulting from defects,
malfunctions, misuse, improper installation or alteration of
the product.
BIONAIRE® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR
INCIDENTAL LOSSES CAUSED BY USE OF THIS
PRODUCT.
The provisions of this Warranty are in addition to, and not
a modification of, or subtraction from the statutory warranties and other rights and remedies contained in any
applicable legislation and to the extent that any such provision purports to disclaim, exclude or limit any such statutory warranties or other rights or remedies, such provisions
shall be deemed to be amended to the extent necessary
to comply therewith.
For Warranty Service, please call 1-800-788-5350 in North
America.
A Bionaire® consumer service representative will help
determine which is the best procedure in order for your
heater to be repaired.
KEEP THIS NUMBER FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Bionaire® and the Bionaire logo® are registered trademarks of The Holmes
Group, Inc. or its subsidiaries.
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AFTER SEASON CARE:
1. Store heater in a cool, dry location.
2. The manufacturer recommends that you store the unit
in its original carton.
☛ TIP: Over time, dust may accumulate on the front grills.
This can be removed by wiping the unit with a damp cloth.
Always unplug unit and allow to cool prior to cleaning.
TROUBLESHOOTING
If your heater fails to operate:
• UNPLUG THE UNIT
• Make sure the electrical outlet or circuit breaker is working.
• Check for obstructions. If you find an obstruction turn
the heater OFF, and unplug the unit. Carefully remove
the obstruction and follow the reset instructions.
• The temperature may be set too low. Turn the heat
selector knob clockwise until the heater restarts.
• Make sure the selector is in LOW or HIGH setting.
Please DO NOT attempt to open or repair the heater.
Please see the Warranty for Service Instructions.
HEATER SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Do NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or
mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void the
warranty. The inside of the unit contains no user
serviceable parts. All servicing should be performed by
qualified personnel only.
2. If you need to exchange the unit, please return it in its
original carton, with a sales receipt, to the store where
you purchased it. If you are returning the unit more than
30 days after the date of purchase, please see the
enclosed warranty.
3. For service information please call 1-800-788-5350 or
visit our website at www.bionaire.com.
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✉ If
you have any other questions or comments,
feel free to write to us:
The Holmes Group, Inc.
Consumer Service Department
32B Spur Drive
El Paso, TX 79906
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12.Use appliance only for intended household use as
described in this manual. Any other use not recom
mended by the manufacturer may cause fire, electric
shock, or injury to persons. The use of attachments
not recommended or sold by The Holmes Group
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, turn controls to OFF, 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 shall be No.14 AWG minimum size and rated
not less than 1875 watts.
17.If the heater will not operate, see specific instructions
on Auto Safety Shut-off.
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.
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INSTRUCTIONS
THIS PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED
WITH A POLARIZED AC
(Alternating Current) PLUG (a
plug having one blade wider
than the other). This plug will fit
into the power outlet only one
way. If the plug does not fit fully into the outlet, reverse
the plug. If it still does not fit, contact qualified personnel
to install the proper outlet.
DO NOT DEFEAT THE SAFETY PURPOSE OF THIS
POLARIZED PLUG IN ANY WAY.
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AUTO SAFETY SHUT-OFF WITH MANUAL RESET
This heater is equipped with a patented, technologically
advanced safety system that requires the user to reset the
heater if there is a potential overheat situation. When a
potential overheat temperature is reached, the system will
automatically shut the heater off. It can only resume operation when the user resets the heater.
TO RESET THE HEATER:
1. Unplug the heater and wait 10 minutes for the unit to
cool down.
2. After the 10 minutes, push the RESET button.
3. Plug the unit in again and operate normally.
TIP-OVER PROTECTION:
When the heater is accidentally knocked over, it will automatically shut off. To reset, simply place the heater in an upright
position. Press the mode button and operate normally.
ASSEMBLY INSTRUCTIONS
1. Carefully remove your heater from the box. (Please save
the carton for off-season storage.)
2. Insert the right portion of the metal base tubing into the
left portion of the metal base tubing, and push together until the 3 screw holes line up. (See Figure 1).
3. Make sure the power cord comes straight out of the
hole in the middle of the base without obstructing the
channels on the bottom of the base.
4. Place the assembled metal base tubing in the channels
on the bottom of the base. (See Figure 2).
5. Secure metal tubing to the base with the three screws provided.
6. Turn heater upright and follow operating instructions below.
Figure 1
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Figure 2
PRE-OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Make sure the unit is in the OFF position before plugging the heater into the outlet.
2. Place heater on firm level surface.
3. Avoid overloading your circuit by not using other high
wattage appliances in the same outlet.
NOTE: This unit is for FLOOR USE ONLY.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Set the heat selector switch to the
Figure 3
OFF position.
2. Plug in heater.
3. For heater operation, turn heat
selector knob on the back of the
unit to LOW or HIGH, depending on
your heat setting preference.
NOTE: The POWER light will remain lit
during operation.
NOTE: Check to be sure that there are no objects between
you and the heater. Such objects will absorb the heat and
prevent it from reaching you.
NOTE: The parabolic design of the reflector focuses heat
at people and objects located 3 to 10 feet in front of the
heater. Therefore, to fully enjoy the sun-like warmth produced by the heater, it must be positioned at least three
feet from you. Placing it closer is not recommended. Try
different positions until you find the optimal one for you.
CLEANING/MAINTENANCE
DURING SEASON CARE:
1. Always unplug the heater before cleaning.
2. Clean the unit with a soft cloth moistened with a mild
soap solution.
3. NEVER use abrasive or flammable solvents to clean the unit.
4. To clean parabolic reflector dish we recommend the
use of a thin brush. This brush can be inserted through
the front grill in order to move any dust or debris to the
lower edge of the reflector dish. DO NOT REMOVE THE
GRILL. Use a vacuum to remove dust or debris from
the outer edge of the reflector dish.
5. After cleaning, be sure to completely dry the unit with
a cloth or towel.
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