3kW FAN HEATER Model No. : E0111R OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Thank you for choosing a Challenge Fan Heater. It is a remarkably versatile product which offers a choice of 1500 or 3000 watt fan-boosted heating in winter, or the option of a fan-only air-circulation for summer comfort. This fan heater has been designed and manufactured to high standards of engineering and with proper use and care, as described in this leaflet, this appliance will give you years of useful service. Please read these instructions carefully. GENERAL CARE AND SAFETY GUIDE Read all instructions before using this appliance and keep them for future reference. Use only the voltage specified on the rating plate of the heater. Do not cover or restrict airflow to the inlet or exhaust grilles in any manner as the appliance may overheat and become a fire risk. Keep all objects at least 1.5 meter from the front, sides and rear of the appliance. Do not block air inlets or outlets in any manner. Check the openings from time to time for accumulated dust. Ensure long shag carpet does not obstruct airflow under the unit. Do not place appliance close to a radiant heat source. Do not operate in areas where gasoline, paint or other flammable liquids are used or stored. Do not use the appliance to dry clothes. Do not insert or allow foreign objects to enter any ventilation or exhaust opening, as this may cause an electric shock, fire or damage to the appliance. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord, plug or after the appliance malfunctions or has been dropped or damaged in any manner. Return to a qualified electrical person for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment, service or repair. This appliance is intended for household use only and not for commercial or industrial use. Use this appliance only as described in this manual. Any other use is not recommended by the manufacturer and may cause fire, electric shock or injury. The most common cause of overheating is deposits of dust or fluff in the appliance. Ensure these deposits are removed regularly by unplugging the appliance and vacuum cleaning air vents and grilles. Do not use abrasive cleaning products on this appliance. Clean with a damp cloth (not wet) rinsed in hot soapy water only. Always remove plug from the mains supply before cleaning. Do not connect the appliance to the mains voltage until completely assembled and adjusted. This appliance heats up slightly when in use. To avoid burns, do not let bare skin touch hot surfaces. Switch off and use handles where provided when moving. Always operate on a flat horizontal surface. Do not operate with cord set coiled up as a build up of heat is likely, which could be sufficient to become a hazard. The use of an extension cord with this appliance is not recommended. Do not remove plug from power socket until the appliance has been switched off. Do not remove plug from power socket by pulling flex - always grip plug. Always unplug appliance when not in use. Do not allow cord to come in contact with heated surfaces during operation. Do not run cord under carpeting, throw rugs or runners etc. Arrange cord away from traffic areas so that it will not be tripped over. Do not twist, kink or wrap the cord around the appliance, as this may cause the insulation to weaken and split. Always ensure that all cord has been removed from any cord storage area. Do not store appliance while it is still hot. The appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Young children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance. The appliance must not be located immediately below a socket-outlet. Do not use this appliance in the immediate surrounds of a bath, a shower or a swimming pool or other liquids. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a qualified electrical person in order to avoid a hazard. Do not use this appliance outdoors, or on wet surfaces. Avoid spilling liquid on the appliance. Always switch off the heater at the controls and at the power outlet then unplug heater from the power outlet when not in use. Do not use this heater with programmer, timer or any other device that switches the heater on automatically since a fire risk exists if the heater is covered or positioned incorrectly. Do not run the cord under carpeting or cover the cord with run runners or the like. Arrange cord away from traffic areas and where it will not be tripped over. Important-This heater is intended for floor use only. Do not mount on ceiling or walls. Do not operate the heater near curtains, as the material could be sucked into the air vents. The appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Always choose a safe location for the heater, keeping in mind the safety precautions outlined. How to operate 1. 2. 3. 4. Remove heater from its carton and unwind the cord to its full length. Place heater on a firm level surface, in a stable upright position. Make sure the function knob is turned to OFF “0 “ Plug the cord into a 230-240V AC power outlet. To avoid and electrical circuit overload, be sure that no other appliances are plugged into the same circuit with your heater. Fan Turn fan on by turning the function knob to “ ” and rotating the thermostat to maximum position. You can use the fan at any time during the year to circulate the air within the room. Heating Turn the function knob to “ ”or 1500W heat setting and “ ” for 3000W heat setting. For greater economy, use the 3000W heat setting initially and then switch to the 1500W heat setting. For the 1500W and 3000W heat settings the fan remains at the same settings, only the elements used changes to create the greater/lesser heat flow. THERMOSTAT CONTROL IN FUNCTION KNOB The thermostat is used to control the room temperature. It acts as a switch and does not vary the amount of heat output from the heater. Temperature setting Turn the function knob to high temperature setting. Once the desired room temperature is reached, slowly turn the thermostat knob clockwise until you hear a click. The heater will now stop operating. The heater will turn on and off automatically maintaining the room temperature that you have set. OVERHEAT SAFETY DEVICE Your heater is fitted with a safety device the switches off the heater in the event of overheating. Should the heater stop working, turn the heater off and inspect for blockage of air inlet or outlet. Wait at least 5 minutes for the protection system to reset before attempting to restart the heater. If the heater fails to operate or the safety device switches the heater off again, return heater to your nearest service center for examination or repair. TIP OVER SWITCH The heater is fitted with a safety switch which cuts the heater off if it falls over. This switch is located under the base. Standing the unit on the long pile carpet may not activate the switch. CARE AND MAINTENANCE The heater requires regular cleaning to ensure trouble free operation: Always turn off unplug the heater from the mains supply before cleaning. Use a damp cloth to wipe the exterior of the heater to remove dust and dirt. Use a vacuum cleaner to remove dust and fluff from the inlet and outlet grilles. Ensure the heater is dry before plugging back into the mains supply. If the heater has collected dust or dirt inside the unit or around the element, have the unit cleaned by a qualified service agent. Do not operate the heater in this condition. CONNECTION TO POWER Before Switching on make sure that the voltage of your electricity supply is the same as that indicated on the rating plate MAIN CORD This appliance may be fitted with a non-rewireable plug. If it is necessary to change the fuse in a non-rewireable plug the fuse cover must be refitted. If the fuse cover is lost or damaged, the plug must not be used until a replacement is obtained. It is important that the color of the replacement fuse cover corresponds with the colour marking on the base of the plug. If the plug has to be changed because it is not suitable for your socket, or becomes damaged, it should be cut off and an appropriate plug fitted following the wiring instructions below. The plug removed must be disposed of safely as insertion into a 13A socket is likely to cause an electrical hazard. For your own safety read the following BLUE instructions carefully before attempting (NEUTRAL) FUSE to connect this unit to mains. The wires N in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: BLUE = NEUTRAL BROWN BROWN – LIVE OUTER (LIVE) SLEEVE IMPORTANT L As the colours of the wire in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as following:The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter N or coloured black. The wire which is coloured brown must be connected to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red. No connection is to be made to the earth terminal of the plug. If a 13 Amps (BS 1363) plug is used, it must be fitted with a 13 Amp Fuse conforming to BS1362 and be ASTA approved. If in doubt consult a qualified electrician who will be pleased to do this for you. Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle where facilities exist. Check with your local authority or retailer for recycling advice.
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