Kambrook KFH500 Quick Start Guide

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Instruction Booklet

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Please retain your instruction book for future use.

In the event that you need some assistance with your

Kambrook appliance, please contact our Customer Service

Department on 1300 139 798 (Australia) or 09 271 3980 (New

Zealand). Alternatively, visit us on our website at www.kambrook.com.au

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Kambrook Recommends

Safety First

Your Upright

Fan Heater

Quick Start Guide

Using Your Upright

Fan Heater

Care and Cleaning

Warranty Details p4 p6 p7 p8 p10 p12

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Kambrook Recommends Safety First

IMPORTANT: Please retain your instruction book for future use.

At Kambrook, we believe that safe performance is the first priority in any consumer product, so that you, our valued customer can confidently use and trust our products. We ask that any electrical appliance that you use be operated in a sensible fashion with due care and attention placed on the following important operating instructions.

Important Safeguards For Your Kambrook

Upright Fan Heater

• Carefully read all instructions before operating the Fan Heater and save for future reference.

• Remove any packaging material and promotional stickers before using the Fan

Heater for the first time.

• Connect only to 230V or 240V power outlet.

• Avoid touching heater body while it is on, some parts of the heater are hot. When moving the unit switch off and hold the heater by the handles where provided.

• Keep combustible materials such as drapes and other furnishings at least 1.7 metres from the front, sides and rear of the heater. Do not use heater to dry your laundry.

WARNING: In order to avoid overheating do not cover the heater.

• Extreme caution and supervision is necessary when this heater is used by or near children, invalids or animals.

• Important – this heater is intended for floor use only.

• Do not mount on ceiling or walls.

• Do not leave heater unattended. 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 operate heater whilst asleep.

• Do not operate any heater with a damaged cord or plug, or if heater has been dropped or damaged in any manner. Return heater to your nearest Kambrook Service Centre for examination, electrical or mechanical adjustment or repair.

• Do not use outdoors. This heater is not intended for commercial use, such as construction sites.

• Do not locate the heater immediately below a socket outlet when in use.

• Do not use this heater with a programmer, timer or any other device that switches the heater on automatically. Since a fire risk may exist if the heater is covered or positioned incorrectly.

• This heater is not intended for use in wet or moist locations. Do not use this heater in the immediate surroundings of a bath, a shower or a swimming pool. Do not immerse or allow liquids to be spilt on heater.

• This heater has hot and arcing or sparking parts inside. Do not use in areas where petrol, paints, aerosols, or other inflammable substances are used or stored.


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• Do not operate the heater with the power cord damaged, frayed or split, wound around any part of the heater, or in contact with heated surfaces of the heater.

• Do not allow materials that have been in contact with oil, petroleum based products or drying fluids to come in contact with the heater.

• Do not run the cord under carpeting or cover the cord with rugs, runners or the like. Arrange cord away from traffic areas and where it will not be tripped over.

• To disconnect heater turn the control switch to off. Turn off at the power outlet then remove the plug from its outlet.

• Do not insert or allow foreign objects to pass through the inlet or outlet openings.

This may cause an electric shock, fire or damage the heater.

• To prevent a possible fire or heat damage, allow ample space around the heater (1.7m at front and 0.5m at the rear, top and sides) and do not totally or partially block the air inlet or outlets in any manner. Check the openings from time to time for accumulated dust.

• Do not touch hot surfaces.

• Switch off at the control switch and power outlet, then unplug and allow heater to cool down before cleaning or storing.

• Use this heater only as described in this instruction manual. Any other use not recommended by the manufacturer may cause fire electric shock or injury and voids all warranties.

• Regularly inspect the supply cord, plug, control settings, air inlets and outlets and main housing for any damage in any way.

Immediately cease use of the heater and return to Kambrook or an authorised service agent for inspection or repair.

Important Safeguards For All Electrical


• Fully unwind the power cord before use.

• Do not let the power cord hang over the edge of a bench or table, touch hot surfaces or become knotted.

• 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.

• Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

• It is recommended to regularly inspect the appliance. To avoid a hazard do not use the appliance if power cord, power plug or appliance becomes damaged in any way. Return the entire appliance to the nearest authorised Kambrook

Service Centre for examination and/or repair, or contact Customer Service on

1300 139 798.

• Any maintenance other than cleaning should be performed at an authorised

Kambrook Service Centre.

• This appliance is for household use only.

Do not use this appliance for anything other than its intended use. Do not use in moving vehicles or boats. Do not use outdoors. Misuse may cause injury.

• The installation of a residual current device (safety switch) is recommended to provide additional safety protection when using electrical appliances. It is advisable that a safety switch with a rated residual operating current not exceeding 30mA be installed in the electrical circuit supplying the appliance. See your electrician for professional advice.

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Your Kambook Upright Fan Heater

1. 2400 watt heating element

2. ThermoGuard protection for peace of mind

3. Convenient carry handle

4. Cord wrap for convenient cord storage

5. Safety tip-over cut-out switch

(not shown)

Control Panel

6. 2 heat settings, plus fan only setting

7. Power-on indicator


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Quick Start Guide

Turning the heater on

Setting the heat temperature

Turning the heater off

Set the Heat

Setting dial to the OFF position.

Plug the cord into a 230V or

240V power point and switch on.

Turn the Heat

Setting dial to setting 1 or 2.

Turn the heater off by turning the Heat

Setting dial to the

OFF position.

Hints/Tips to Retain Heat in

Your Home

• Don’t overheat your home. The temperature of a heated room in winter should be 18-21°C

• Your heater will work more efficiently if you stick to Kambrook’s recommended clearance spaces

• Choose the right size heater for the room type you want to heat

• Zone off unoccupied rooms by closing doors and only heat the main living areas

• Fit window coverings like curtains to halve winter heat loss

• Put draft stoppers, such as a rolled up towel, at the bottom of outside doorways to keep out cold air

• Keep the heat in and the cold out by installing wall and ceiling insulation.

• Avoid placing items too close to the heater (both at the front and back) for optimal air flow

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Using Your Low Profile Fan Heater

Before First Use

Remove any promotional material and packaging from the heater.

Unwind the cord to its full length and place the heater on a firm, level surface in a stable, upright position.

Visually inspect the air inlet and outlets to ensure there are no blockages.

Turning Your Heater On

Ensure the Heat Setting dial is turned to the OFF position and Variable

Thermostat dial to “MAX”.

Setting the Heating Mode

To control the heater, turn the Heat

Setting dial as follows.

The Heat Setting dial has 4 modes:

OFF - Shuts off the heater and fan


- For fan only operation

1 - Low heat setting (1200 watts)

2 - High heat setting (2400 watts)

Turn the heater off by turning the Heat

Setting dial to the OFF position.

Plug the cord into a 230V or 240V power point and switch on.

NOTE: To avoid an electrical circuit overload, it is recommended that no other appliances are plugged into the same circuit as your heater, when it is in use.

The Power-On Indicator, on the front of the heater, will illuminate when the heater is turned on.

NOTE: This heater features a tip- over switch. If the heater tips over, it will automatically switch off. Once placed back into the upright position, the heater will automatically switch on again.


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ThermoGuard Overheating

Safety Device

Your heater is fitted with a safety device that switches off the heater in the event of overheating. Should this heater stop working, turn off the heater and inspect the air inlet and outlet for blockages. Wait at least five minutes for the protection system to reset before attempting to restart the heater.

If the heater fails to operate or the safety device switches off again, return the heater to your nearest

Kambrook service centre for examination or repair.

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Care and Cleaning

Ensure that the heater is switched off and disconnected from the power point before cleaning.

Use a clean, dry cloth to clean the external surfaces of the heater. If the heater has collected dust or dirt inside the unit or around the elements, have the unit cleaned by a qualified service agent. Do not operate the heater in this condition.

Do not attempt to open the case of the heater at any time as there are no customer serviceable parts inside.

When not in use, store the heater

(preferably in its original box) in a cool, clean and dry location.


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Kambrook 12 Month Replacement Warranty

In Australia, this Kambrook Replacement Warranty does not affect the mandatory statutory rights implied under the Trade Practices Act 1974 and other similar State and Territory legislation relating to the appliance. It applies in addition to the conditions and warranties implied by that legislation.

In New Zealand, this Kambrook Replacement

Warranty does not affect your mandatory statutory rights implied under the Consumer Guarantees

Act 1993 in relation to the appliance. It applies in addition to the conditions and guarantees implied by that legislation.

This Kambrook Replacement Warranty is valid only in the country of purchase, but other statutory warranties may still apply.

This Warranty card and the purchase receipt for this product are to be retained as proof of purchase and must be presented if making a claim under the Kambrook Replacement Warranty. Please note that under any applicable statutory warranty you are not required to produce these documents, but may be required to provide a proof of purchase.

Kambrook warrants the purchaser against defects in workmanship and material for a period of 12 months domestic use from the date of purchase

(or 3 months commercial use).

The Kambrook Replacement Warranty does not apply to any defect, deterioration, loss, injury or damage occasioned by, or as a result of, misuse or abuse, negligent handling or if the product has been used other than in accordance with the instructions. The Kambrook Replacement Warranty excludes breakables such as glass and ceramic items, consumable items and normal wear and tear.

This Kambrook Replacement Warranty is void if there is evidence of the product being tampered with by unauthorised persons.

If the product includes one or a number of accessories only the defective accessory or product will be replaced. Subject to your statutory rights, in the event of Kambrook choosing to replace the appliance, the Kambrook

Replacement Warranty will expire at the original date, i.e. 12 months from the original date of purchase.

In the event that you need some assistance with your Kambrook appliance, please contact our Customer Service Department on 1300 139

798 (Australia) or 09 271 3980 (New Zealand).

Alternatively, visit us on the website at www.kambrook.com.au

Kambrook 12 Month Replacement Warranty

Your Purchase Record (Please Complete) Attach a copy of the purchase receipt here.

Date Of Purchase ________________________________

Model Number ___________________________________

Serial Number ____________________________________

Purchased From __________________________________

(Please don’t return purchase record until you are making a claim)

Register your warranty at www.kambrook.com.au/service.asp

Kambrook - Australia

Building 2, Port Air Industrial Estate

1A Hale Street

Botany NSW 2019


Customer Service Line 1300 139 798

Customer Service Fax 1800 621 337

Kambrook - New Zealand

Private Bag 94411

Botany, Manukau

Auckland 2141

New Zealand

Customer Service Line/Spare Parts

0800 273 845 or 09 271 3980

Customer Service Fax 0800 288 513

Due to continual improvement in design or otherwise, the product you purchase may differ slightly from the illustration in this book. Issue 1/10

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