UV-AIRE™ AIR PURIFYING SYSTEM Model: UV-500C *For best results, operate the UV-500 continuously 24 hours a day. ITEMS INCLUDED IN SYSTEM: 1-UV-Aire™ UV-500C unit 1-Ultra Violet Lamp Individually Boxed 1-Instruction Sheet 4-10” x 10” x 1” Filters 1-Bagged Parts: containing lamp connector, alcohol swab and access door screw The high intensity ultraviolet light attacks airborne mold, bacteria, and viruses. The high efficiency filter traps allergens, dust, and pollen. The carbon filter removes odors and attacks VOC’s (volatile organic compounds). READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH THE INSTALLATION LEAVE THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITH THE OWNER/OPERATOR OF THE DEVICE AFTER OPENING THE CARTON, UNPACK AND INSPECT THE UNIT AND LAMP FOR DAMAGE. DO NOT INSTALL THIS UNIT IF ANY DAMAGE IS NOTICEABLE. SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. • Looking directly at the UVC light may cause permanent eye damage or blindness. • Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System with the UV lamp access door open. WARNING: DO NOT mount this unit outdoors. • This product is designed for indoor installation only. WARNING: To avoid electrical shock hazard, do not operate in wet environment. I. INDICATION FOR USE This product is not sold as a medical device and is not for the purpose of diagnosis of any disease or condition nor for use in the mitigation, treatment, or prevention of any disease or condition. II. GENERAL INFORMATION Model Volts Amps Hz Watts Lamp Intensity at 1 meter Recommended Max Sq. Feet Weight UV-500C 120 .4 60 38 15 μW/cm2 500 11 Lbs Width Height Depth (Inches) (Inches) (Inches) 12 15 13 FEATURES 1. The UV-500C is equipped with a three speed control to allow the user to adjust the airflow through the unit from 30 cfm to 70 cfm. Any speed is effective in rooms up to 500 square feet. 2. The UV-500C is equipped with a circuit board to monitor the operation of the UV lamp and the operation time until the filter or lamp needs to be changed. III. UV-500C SET UP PROCEDURE 1. Remove the lamp from the top carton pad. 2. Remove the lamp connector from the bagged parts provided. 3. Remove the UV-500C from its protective plastic bag. WARNING: DO NOT PLUG INTO WALL OUTLET! 4. Connect the UV lamp to the lamp connector knob (See Figure 1) 5. Clean the lamp with the alcohol swab provided. (See Figure 2) Figure 1 NOTE: Dirt and fingerprints will reduce lamp output and effectiveness. 6. Open the lamp access door on the back of the unit. Figure 2 7. Insert the ceramic tip of the lamp into the UV port and twist the lamp connector clockwise to lock in place. (See Figure 3) Figure 3 8. With unit still UNPLUGGED, insert the lamp power connector into the recessed receptacle on the unit. (See Figure 4) Figure 4 9. Close the access door and install the access door screw provided in the bagged parts. (See Figure 5) Figure 5 WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System with the UV chamber door open. Avoid touching the glass portion of the Page 2 lamp with your hands. 10. Slide the filter drawer out of the base. Remove one the four filters from its plastic bag and place it in the drawer with arrow/carbon side up. (See Figure 6) 11. Slide the filter drawer with filter back into the base unit. Press firmly until drawer catches. NOTE: The positive catch eliminates vibration and ensures proper function of the filter. 12. Unwind the power cord from underneath the unit and insert plug into any standard 120volt outlet. Figure 6 13. Turn the speed control knob clockwise to turn the unit on. After the fan has started, the LED lights will show a continuous “GREEN” color and the LCD will indicate 365 days left for the lamp and 90 days for the filter. See Figure 7) Motor Fan Speed Control Knob Lamp LED Filter LED Figure 7 NOTE: If the LCD display reads differently use the point of a pen or paper clip to press the “reset” button beside the LED for either the lamp or the filter to reset the days as shown above. IV. OPERATION 1. Place the UV-500C in the desired area; plug the power cord into a standard 120-volt wall receptacle. 2. Turn the speed control knob clockwise to turn on the unit and to adjust the motor/fan speed to the desired airflow. (Refer to Figure 7) 3. After the fan has started, the LED light for the lamp and filter will show a continuous “GREEN” color indicating proper unit operation. IV. MAINTENANCE 1. Replace 10”x 10” intake filter every 90 days. The LED beside the filter indicator will turn “RED” and the display will say “FILTER: CHANGE” when it is time to replace the filter. 2. Replace your UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System lamp once a year to maintain the lamps maximum output intensity. The lamp should operate continuously for maximum lamp life and light effectiveness. The LED beside the lamp indicator will turn “RED” and the display will say “LAMP: CHANGE” when it is time to replace the filter. VI. REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES Figure 8 REPLACING THE UV LAMP VERY IMPORTANT: Turn the speed control switch on unit to ‘OFF’ position and unplug unit from outlet or turn off power to the unit before replacing the UV lamp. 1. Loosen the screw on the lamp access door on the back of the UV-500C. (See Figure 8) 2. Open the door to expose the lamp connection. (See Figure 9) Figure 9 WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System with the UV lamp access door open. Avoid touching the glass portion of the Page 3 lamp with your hands. 3. Disconnect the lamp connection, then rotate lamp-mounting knob counter-clockwise and pull the lamp out of the unit. (See Figure 10 & 11) 4. Remove lamp carefully, by un-plugging the lamp from the lamp-mounting knob. (See Figure 12) NOTE: When replacing the lamp, always wipe off lamp with the supplied alcohol wipe before installing. Figure 10 5. Plug the new lamp onto the lamp-mounting knob. (See Figure 12) 6. Guide the other end of the lamp through the hole in the UV chamber. (See Figure 11) 7. Secure the lamp into position by rotating the lamp-mounting knob clockwise. 8. Plug the lamp power leads back into the power connection. (See Figure 10) NOTE: UV lamps contain a small amount of mercury, like a typical fluorescent lamp. According to the EPA’s Universal Waste Rule, these types of lamps may be disposed of into household waste. Check with your local waste management authority for local disposal or recycling requirements. Figure 11 9. Close the access door and install the access door screw. (See Figure 8) 10. Plug the power cord back into the wall receptacle or restore power to the UV-500C. 11. Use the point of a pen or paper clip to press the “reset” button beside the lamp LED. (See Figure 13) 12. Lamp LED will turn from “RED” to “GREEN” and the display will say “LAMP: 365 DAYS”. Figure 12 REPLACING AIR FILTERS 1. Pull the drawer out at the base of the unit and remove the old filter. 2. Remove the filter from its plastic bag and place the filter into the tray of the drawer with the black carbon facing up. 3. Use the point of a pen or paper clip to press the “reset” button beside the filter LED. Figure 13 4. Filter LED will turn from “RED” to “GREEN” and the display will say “FILTER: 90 DAYS”. VII. REPLACEMENT PARTS KIT For replacement parts, contact your local heating service company. 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The health aspects associated with the use of these products and their ability to aid in disinfecting of environmental air have not been investigated by UL. WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause permanent eye damage or Page blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System with the4UV chamber door open. Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.