Dimplex CHT20 Fan User Manual

Installation and Operating Instructions
Dimplex Cheriton Fire
Model : CHT20
Issue 0
Fig. 1
Important Safety Advice:
When using electrical appliances, Basic precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire,
electrical shock, and injury to persons, including the
Unpack the heater carefully and retain the packaging for
possible future use, in the event of moving or returning the
fire to your supplier. Loose coals are packed separately
within the carton. When the heater is assembled the coals
are placed on top of the fuel bed.
If the appliance is damaged, check with the
supplier before installation and operation.
The heater is designed to be used free-standing.
Do not use outdoors.
Do not use in the immediate surroundings of a
bath, shower or swimming pool.
Do not locate the heater immediately below a fixed
socket outlet or connection box.
Do not cover the heater. Do not place material or
garments on the heater, or obstruct the air
circulation around the heater, for instance by
curtains or furniture, as this could cause
overheating and a fire risk.
This appliance is not intended for use by children
or other persons without assistance or
supervision if their physical, sensory or mental
capabilities prevent them from using it safely.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
Ensure that furniture, curtains or other
combustible material are positioned no closer than
1 metre from the heater.
In the event of a fault unplug the heater.
Unplug the heater when not required for long
Although this heater complies with safety
standards, we do not recommend its use on deep
pile carpets or on long hair type of rugs.
The appliance must be positioned so that the plug
is accessible.
If the supply cord is damaged it must be replaced
by the manufacturer or service agent or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
A 2kw fan heater discreetly positioned in the canopy of the
fire provides heating in cold weather. Switching allows half
or full heat.
Before connecting the heater check that the supply voltage
is the same as that stated on the heater.
Please note: Used in an environment where background
noise is very low, it may be possible to hear the motor
which operates the flame effect. This is normal and should
not be a cause for concern.
This heater must be used on an AC ~ supply only and the
voltage marked on the heater must correspond to the supply
Before switching on, please read the safety warnings and
operating instructions.
For your convenience, the heater is fitted with a rewireable
plug incorporating a 13 amp fuse. In the event of replacing
the fuse in the plug supplied, a 13 amp fuse approved by
ASTA to BS1362 must be used.
Safety cut-out
The unique flame effect may be enjoyed whether or not the
heating elements are in operation.
An automatic cut-out will switch off the heater if for any
reason it overheats. This could occur for instance, if the air
inlet or outlet were restricted in any way. If the cut-out
operates, the heater will switch off. The heater will switch
on once the obstruction has been removed and the heater
has cooled. If the cut-out continues to operate intermittently,
the heater should be switched off and Customer Services
The heater controls are located on the right hand side of the
canopy heat outlet.
Three switches provide a choice of heat settings.
A switch is in the ON position when the red indicator mark on
the switch is visible.
Fig. 2
Switch 1 - Controls the electricity supply to the heater
and the flame effect.
Note: This switch must be in the ON position
for the heater to operate.
Before commencing cleaning, unplug the heater and allow
it to cool.
The surfaces of the heater should be given an occasional
wipe over with a dry soft cloth.
Do not use detergents, abrasive cleaning powder or polish
on the body of the heater.
The glass screen should be cleaned carefully with a
chamois leather. DO NOT use proprietary cleaners.
To remove any accumulation of dust or fluff the soft brush
attachment of a vacuum cleaner should occasionally be
used to clean the outlet grille of the fan heater located under
the canopy.
To clean the fuel effect, remove the coals and wash in warm
water. The plastic tray should be wiped clean with a damp
cloth. When dry replace the coals and arrange for best effect.
Switch 2 - Provides 1kw heat output.
After Sales Service
Switch 3 - Provides 2kw heat output with switch 2.
Lamp Replacement
There are two lamps located beneath the fuel effect. To gain
access to the lamps, remove the coals and place in a
container, remove the two screws from the grate (see Fig. 1)
and lift out the plastic fuel effect and grate assembly to reveal
the lamp. Remove the rotisserie by carefully sliding the
rubber connecter off the motor shaft. Replace the defective
lamp with a 240V 60W E14 SES candle lamp.
Replace plastic fuel effect and grate and place coals back
on fuel effect.
Your product is guaranteed for one year from the date of
Within this period, we undertake to repair or exchange this
product free of charge (excluding lamps & subject to
availability) provided it has been installed and operated in
accordance with these instructions.
Your rights under this guarantee are additional to your
statutory rights, which in turn are not affected by this
Should you require after sales service you should contact
our customer services help desk on 0870 727 0101. It
would assist us if you can quote the model number, series,
date of purchase, and nature of the fault at the time of your
call. The customer services help desk will also be able to
advise you should you need to purchase any spares.
Please do not return a faulty product to us in the first
instance as this may result in loss or damage and delay in
providing you with a satisfactory service.
Please retain your receipt as proof of purchase.
The product complies with the European Safety Standards EN60335-2-30 and the European Standard Electromagnetic Compatibility
(EMC) EN55014, EN60555-2 and EN60555-3 which cover the essential requirements of EEC Directives 73/23 and 89/336
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