Installation and Operating Instructions Dimplex Skirting Heaters Models : DXLAT75, DXLAT150 & DXLAT150Ti INDCLTS7RG Issue 1 Dimensions (millimetres) Models Specification A B DXLAT75 0.75kW Switch / Thermostat / Neon 250 120 DXLAT150 1.5kW Switch / Thermostat / Neon 305 165 DXLAT150Ti 1.5kW 24Hour Timer / Thermostat 305 165 Fig. 1 IMPORTANT : THESE INSTRUCTIONS SHOULD BE READ CAREFULLY AND RETAINED FOR FUTURE REFERENCE Important Safety Advice If the appliance is damaged, check immediately with the supplier before installation and operation. WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST NOT BE USED IN A BATHROOM. WARNING - DO NOT USE THIS HEATER IN THE IMMEDIATE SURROUNDINGS OF A BATH, A SHOWER OR A SWIMMING POOL. WARNING – THIS HEATER MUST NOT BE LOCATED IMMEDIATELY BELOW A FIXED SOCKET OUTLET. DO NOT USE THE HEATER UNTIL THE FEET ARE FITTED CORRECTLY. FOLLOW these instructions carefully. NEVER cover or obstruct in any way the heat outlet slots at the top of the heater or the air inlet slots in the base of the heater. The heater carries the Warning symbol, indicating that it must not be covered. Warning: In order to avoid overheating, do not cover the heater Caution: In order to avoid a hazard due to inadvertent resetting of the thermal cutout, this appliance must not be supplied through an external switching device, such as a timer, or connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on and off by the utility. 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. If young children, the aged or infirm are likely to be left in the vicinity of the heater, we advise that adequate precautions should be taken. We recommend that a guard be fitted to ensure contact with the heater is avoided and objects cannot be inserted into the product. If the mains lead is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. IMPORTANT : If the plug is not suitable for your socket, the 13 amp plug should be removed. Before wiring the appropriate plug, please note that the wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code : GREEN AND YELLOW: EARTH BLUE : NEUTRAL BROWN : LIVE Connect the GREEN AND YELLOW wire to the terminal marked ‘E’ or by the earth symbol , or coloured GREEN or GREEN AND YELLOW. Connect the BROWN wire to the terminal marked ‘L’ or coloured RED. Connect the BLUE wire to the terminal marked ‘N’ or coloured BLACK. Positioning the heater Always ensure that the heater is stood on a firm, level base near to, but not directly beneath, a suitable mains supply socket, ensuring at least 300mm clearance from any shelf above. Ensure that curtains and furniture are not positioned close to the chosen position, as this would create a potential fire hazard. See also ‘Important Safety Advice’. Fitting Feet NEVER USE THE HEATER FREE STANDING WITHOUT THE FEET FITTED. Electrical connection WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED This heater must be used on an ~ supply only and the voltage marked on the heater must correspond to the supply voltage. This 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 BS 1362 must be used. If any other type of plug is used, a 15 amp fuse must be fitted in the plug, the adaptor, or at the distribution board. Fig. 2 Lay the heater on its back, and locate the foot fixing screw (see ‘a’ in Fig. 2). Remove the screw using an X–head screwdriver, then align foot over slots and holes in base and slide home. Finally take the foot fixing screw, insert and tighten using a screwdriver to secure the foot. Using the heater Plug in and switch on at the wall socket. On standard models with a neon, the red POWER ON neon will light when the heater is connected to the power supply. On timer models the timer clock will operate all the time that the heater is connected to the mains supply. On model DXLAT150 the heat selector switch positions are as follows: ‘MAN ON’ MODE allows power to the heater uninterrupted by the program settings. Key Lock: If ‘ENTER’ and ‘MODE’ are pressed within 1 second, the keys will be locked. The user will know the keys are locked as the lock symbol ‘ ’ will be displayed on the top left hand corner of the screen. To unlock the keypad, press ‘ENTER’ and then ‘MODE’ within 1 second. Initial Operation O - Off I - Low Heat (750W) II - High Heat (1500W) For initial use, plug the heater into a regular household power point and turn the power on. The timer is now ready to be set up for use. On model DXLAT75 there is an On /Off switch – operation as follows: O - Off ON OFF 13 : 17 P1 ADVANCE I - AUTO On (750W) Model DXLAT150Ti is controlled by a Digital Timer – see ‘Digital Timer Operation’ The heat output is controlled by the thermostat - see ‘Thermostat’ Please note – the element has been coated with a protective film which will burn off during the first few minutes of use and may cause a small amount of fuming. This is quite normal – the fumes are non-toxic and will quickly disappear. We recommend that you open a window to ventilate the room when using the heater for the first time. Controls Thermostat - see Fig. 3 The thermostat controls the heat output according to the room temperature. MAN ON Fig. 4 Setting Current Time 1. Press the ‘PROGRAM’ button ONCE. The clock symbol appears on the top left hand side of the screen. The user can now set the clock. 2. The hour digit will flash. To adjust the hour use the ‘-‘ & ‘+’ buttons. Confirm the hour digit by pressing ‘ENTER’. 3. Once ‘ENTER’ has been pressed the minutes will flash. To adjust the minutes use the ‘-‘&‘+’ buttons. Confirm the minute digit by pressing ‘ENTER’. 4. The timer now returns to the default display. 5. To reset incorrect time, repeat previous steps. Once the correct time is set, a total of four ON/OFF time programs can be set for operation. There are two program options. Setting Programmes Fig. 3 This ensures that the heater will not produce heat unnecessarily when the room is warm. To set the temperature you require, turn the thermostat knob clockwise until the desired temperature is reached. Alternatively to heat a cold room quickly, turn the thermostat knob up fully. When the room has reached the desired temperature, turn the thermostat knob anti-clockwise until the thermostat just clicks off. The heater will now automatically operate at this temperature. The thermostat also has a frost protection setting marked ‘*’. This setting is useful in areas such as garages to prevent frost damage. If the thermostat is set to its minimum setting ‘*’, the heater will cycle ON and OFF to maintain a temperature of approximately 5°C to help protect against frosty conditions. Digital Timer Operation - see Fig. 4 IMPORTANT: Remember to observe all safety warnings when operating the heater on auto setting, either attended or unattended. The timer allows you to select ‘AUTO’ or ‘MAN ON’ by pressing the ‘MODE’ button until the required MODE appears at the bottom of the timer display. ‘AUTO’ MODE allows the heater to switch ON and OFF according to a set 24 Hour program period (see ‘Setting Programs’ section below). Press the ‘PROGRAM’ key twice to set the programs. You are now setting the programs starting with P1 ‘ON’. SETTING P1 ON TIME: 1. To set the hour use the ‘-‘ & ‘+’ buttons. Confirm the hour digit by pressing ‘ENTER’. 2. To set the minutes use the ‘-‘ & ‘+’ buttons. Confirm the minute digit by pressing ‘ENTER’. Note: The minutes can only be set in 10 minute blocks in programme ‘MODE’. SETTING P1 OFF TIME: 3. To set the hour use the ‘-‘ & ‘+’ buttons. Confirm the hour digit by pressing ‘ENTER’. 4. To set the minutes use the ‘-‘ & ‘+’ buttons. Confirm the minute digit by pressing ‘ENTER’. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to programme P2, P3 & P4. After programming P4 ‘OFF’ you automatically exit to the default display. At any time while programming the timer you can press the ‘PROGRAM’ button to exit to the default display. The Advance Function When in ‘AUTO’ MODE, if the ‘+’ button is pressed for longer than 2 seconds the programme will ADVANCE to the next setting programmed and will only revert back to the program when the subsequent programme time is reached. When the ‘ADVANCE’ function is running the ‘ADVANCE’ segment will be displayed on the LCD screen. If the ‘-‘ button is pressed when the ‘ADVANCE’ programme is running the ‘ADVANCE’ feature will be automatically cancelled and the programme will run as normal. Note - Timer Memory Back Up Batteries - Once the heater has been left plugged in with the socket switched on for at least 72 hours the timer’s memory back up batteries will be fully charged. Once the timer batteries are fully charged, if there is a power cut or if the heater is disconnected from the mains for less than six months, then the timer will continue to keep time & the settings in the memory will remain intact. Safety – overheat protection For your safety, this appliance is fitted with a thermal cut-out. In the event that the product overheats for some reason, the cut-out prevents excessive temperatures on the product by cutting the power to the heater. Once the heater has cooled down, it will reset automatically, it will continue to cycle on and off automatically until the reason for overheating has been removed. Important Notes Although this heater is manufactured to comply with the relevant safety standards, certain types of carpets could become discoloured by the temperatures under a portable heater. If you are concerned about this, we recommend that you contact the carpet manufacturer for guidance. Alternatively, either stand the heater on a suitable base to shield the carpet – call our Helpline for further advice. You may notice some parts of the element appearing to be hotter from time to time because of the variable airflow through the heater. This does not cause a safety hazard. The heat outlet grille may become discoloured with use – this is caused by airborne pollution and is not a fault. Cleaning and User Maintenance WARNING – ALWAYS DISCONNECT FROM THE POWER SUPPLY BEFORE CLEANING THE HEATER. Do not use detergents, abrasive cleaning powder or polish of any kind on the body of the heater. Allow the heater to cool, then wipe with a dry cloth to remove dust and a damp cloth (not wet) to clean off stains. Be careful not to allow moisture into the heater. Recycling For electrical products sold within the European Community. At the end of the electrical products useful life it should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice in your country. After Sales Service Your product is guaranteed for three years from the date of purchase. Within this period, we undertake to repair or exchange this product free of charge 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 guarantee. Should you require after sales service you should contact our customer services help desk on 0845 600 5111. 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. 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 Glen Dimplex UK Limited Millbrook House Grange Drive Hedge End Southampton Hampshire. SO30 2DF UK customer help line 8.00am–5.00pm Mon-Fri and 8:30am-1.00pm Sat (Autumn–Winter only) Customer Services: Tel. 0845 600 5111 Fax. 01489 773053 e-mail [email protected] Republic of Ireland Tel. 01 8424833 [c] Glen Dimplex UK Limited All rights reserved. Material contained in this publication may not be reproduced in whole or in part, without prior permission in writing of Glen Dimplex UK Limited.
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