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Operating Instructions
Air Conditioner
Model No.
Indoor Unit
Outdoor Unit
CS-E18NKUA
CS-E24NKUA
CU-E18NKUA
CU-E24NKUA
ENGLISH
Before operating the unit, read these operating
instructions thoroughly and keep them for future
reference.
QUICK GUIDE
© Panasonic Appliances Air-Conditioning Malaysia
Sdn. Bhd. 2012. Unauthorized copying and distribution
is a violation of law.
F568726
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
Thank you for purchasing
Panasonic Air Conditioner
To prevent personal injury, injury to others, or property damage, please
comply with the following.
Incorrect operation due to failure to follow instructions below may cause
harm or damage, the seriousness of which is classified as below:
TABLE OF CONTENTS
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
REMOTE CONTROL
4~5
The illustrations in this manual are for
explanation purposes only and may
differ from the actual unit. They are
subjected to change without notice for
future improvement.
OPERATION CONDITION
Use this air conditioner under the following
temperature range
COOLING
HEATING
Max.
Min.
Max.
Min.
These symbols denote an
actions that is COMPULSORY.
8
NOTE
Temperature (°F)
This symbol denotes an action
that is PROHIBITED.
7
QUICK GUIDE
BACK COVER
HEATING
This sign warns of injury or
damage to property.
6
INFORMATION
Max.
Min.
Max.
Min.
CAUTION
The instructions to be followed are classified by the following symbols:
TROUBLESHOOTING
COOLING
This sign warns of death or
serious injury.
2~3
INDOOR UNIT
Temperature (°F)
WARNING
Indoor
*DBT *WBT
89.6
73.4
60.8
51.8
86.0
60.8
-
WARNING
INDOOR UNIT AND OUTDOOR UNIT
This 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.
Please consult authorized dealer or specialist to clean the internal
parts, repair, install, remove and reinstall the unit. Improper
installation and handling will cause leakage, electric shock or fire.
Confirm to authorized dealer or specialist on usage of specified
refrigerant type. Using of refrigerant other than the specified type
may cause product damage, burst and injury etc.
Do not install the unit in a potentially explosive or flammable
atmosphere. Failure to do so could result in fire.
Do not insert your fingers or other objects into the air
conditioner indoor or outdoor unit, rotating parts may
cause injury.
Do not touch the outdoor unit during lightning, it may cause electric
shock.
Do not expose yourself directly to cold air for a long period to avoid
excess cooling.
Do not sit or step on the unit, you may fall down
accidentally.
Outdoor
*DBT *WBT
109.4 78.8
0.0
75.2
64.4
5.0
3.2
Indoor Unit
Air Inlet
* DBT: Dry bulb temperature
* WBT: Wet bulb temperature
POWER SUPPLY
Time Delay Rated
Circuit Breaker Volts
CS/CU-E18NKUA
20 Amps
208/
230V
CS/CU-E24NKUA
25 Amps
Power
Supply
Remote
Control
Air Outlet
Models Number
2
Air Inlet
Outdoor
Unit
Air Outlet
WARNING
REMOTE CONTROL
Do not allow infants and small children to play
with the remote control to prevent them from
accidentally swallowing the batteries.
POWER SUPPLY
Do not use a modified cord,
joint cord, extension cord or
unspecified cord to prevent
overheating and fire.
To prevent overheating, fire or electric shock:
• Do not share the same power outlet with other
equipment.
• Do not operate with wet hands.
• Do not over bend the power supply cord.
If the supply cord is damage, it must be replaced
by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly
qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
It is strongly recommended to install this unit
using an Earth Leakage Circuit Breaker (ELCB)
or Ground Fault Interrupt (GFCI) or Appliance
Leakage Current Interrupt (ALCI) to prevent electric
shock or fire.
Stop using the product if any abnormality/failure
occurs or turn off the power switch and breaker.
(Risk of smoke/fire/electric shock)
Examples of abnormality/failure
• The ELCB or GFCI or ALCI trip frequently.
• Burning smell is observed.
• Abnormal noise or vibration of the unit is
observed.
• Water leaks from the indoor unit.
• Power cord becomes abnormally hot.
• Fan speed cannot be controlled.
• The unit stops running immediately even if it is
switched on for operation.
• The fan does not stop even if the operation is
stopped.
Contact your local dealer immediately for
maintenance or repair assistance.
This equipment must be earthed to prevent
electrical shock or fire.
Prevent electric shock by switching off the power:
- Before cleaning or servicing.
- Extended non-use.
- Abnormally strong lightning activity.
CAUTION
INDOOR UNIT AND OUTDOOR UNIT
Do not wash the indoor unit with water, benzene,
thinner or scouring powder to avoid damage or
corrosion at the unit.
Do not use for preservation of precise equipment,
food, animals, plants, artwork or other objects. This
may cause quality deterioration, etc.
Do not use any combustible equipment in front of
the airflow outlet to avoid fire propagation.
Do not expose plants or pet directly to airflow to
avoid injury, etc.
Do not touch the sharp aluminium fin,
sharp parts may cause injury.
Do not switch ON the indoor unit when waxing the
floor. After waxing, aerate the room properly before
operating the unit.
Do not install the unit in oily and smoky areas to
prevent damage to the unit.
Do not dismantle the unit for cleaning purpose to
avoid injury.
Do not step onto an unstable bench when cleaning
the unit to avoid injury.
Do not place a vase or water container on the
unit. Water may enter the unit and degrade the
insulation. This may cause an electric shock.
Do not open window or door for long time during
COOL/DRY mode operation.
Ensure drainage pipe is connected properly and
keep drainage outlet clear of gutters, containers
or does not immersed in water to prevent water
leakage.
After a long period of use or use with any
combustible equipment, aerate the room regularly.
After a long period of use, make sure the
installation rack does not deteriorate to prevent the
unit from falling down.
REMOTE CONTROL
Do not use rechargeable (Ni-Cd) batteries.
It may damage the remote control.
To prevent malfunction or damage of the remote
control:
• Remove the batteries if the unit is not going to be
used for a long period of time.
• New batteries of the same type must be inserted
following the polarity stated.
3
REMOTE CONTROL
Press the remote control’s button
1
• Please be aware of the OFF indication on the remote
control display to prevent the unit from starting/stopping
improperly.
Maximum distance: 26ft
2
INDICATOR
(Green)
TIMER
(Orange)
QUIET
(Orange)
POWERFUL
(Orange)
3
FAN
SPEED
AIR
SWING
4
N
1
MODE
3
FAN SP
EED
TEMP
QUIET
6
POWER
2
FUL AIR SWIN
G
9
12
TO SELECT FAN SPEED (5 OPTIONS)
FAN SPEED
• For AUTO, the indoor fan speed is automatically adjusted
according to the operation mode.
5
TO ADJUST AIRFLOW DIRECTION (5 OPTIONS)
7
SET
1
4
5
TIMER
ON
8
TO SELECT OPERATION MODE
AUTO mode - For your convenience
• During operation mode selection the power indicator
blinks.
• Unit selects operation mode every 10 minutes according
to temperature setting and room temperature.
HEAT mode - To enjoy warm air
• Unit takes a while to warm up. The power indicator blinks
during this operation.
COOL mode - To enjoy cool air
• Use curtains to screen off sunlight and outdoor heat to
reduce power consumption during cool mode.
DRY mode - To dehumidify the environment
• Unit operates at low fan speed to give a gentle cooling
operation.
Remote
Control display
AUTO
HEAT
COOL
DRY
TO SET TEMPERATURE
• Selection range : 60°F ~ 86°F.
• Operating the unit within the recommended temperature
could induce energy saving.
HEAT mode : 68°F ~ 75°F.
COOL mode : 78°F ~ 82°F.
DRY mode : 2°F ~ 4°F lower than room temperature.
POWER
OFF/O
TO TURN ON OR OFF THE UNIT
AIR SWING
2
3
OFF
CANCE
L
AC
SET CH
ECK CL
OCK
RESET
RC
10
11
• Keeps the room ventilated.
• In COOL/DRY mode, if AUTO is set, the louver swing
left/right and up/down automatically.
• In HEAT mode, if AUTO is set, the horizontal louver fix at
predetermined position. The vertical louver swing left/right
after the temperature rises.
6
TO ENJOY QUIET OPERATION
• This operation reduces airflow noise.
4
7
TO REACH TEMPERATURE
QUICKLY
• This operation stops automatically after 20 minutes.
8
Press and hold for 5 seconds to dim or restore the
unit’s indicator brightness.
9
Press and hold for approximately 10 seconds to
show temperature setting in °C or °F.
10
Press and hold for approximately 5 seconds to show
12-hour (am/pm) or 24-hour time indication.
11
Press to restore the remote control’s default setting.
12
Not used in normal operations.
TO SET THE TIMER
• To turn ON or OFF the unit at a preset time.
ON
1
NOTES
QUIET
POWERFUL
,
• Can be activated in all modes and can be cancelled by
pressing the respective button again.
QUIET
2
SET
OFF
Select ON or
OFF timer
Set the time
Confirm
ON
• To cancel ON or OFF timer, press
or OFF then
press CANCEL.
• When ON Timer is set, the unit may start earlier (up
to 35 minutes) before the actual set time in order to
achieve the desired temperature on time.
• Timer operation is based on the clock set in the
remote control and repeats daily once set. For clock
setting, please refer to Remote Control Preparation
on the back cover.
• If timer is cancelled manually or due to power failure,
you can restore the previous setting (once power is
SET
resumed) by pressing
.
POWERFUL
,
• Cannot be selected at the same time.
5
INDOOR UNIT
CAUTION
• Switch off the power at the circuit breaker before cleaning.
• Do not touch the aluminium fin, sharp parts may cause injury.
CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
HINT
• Do not use benzene, thinner or scouring powder.
• Use only soap ( pH7) or neutral household detergent.
• Do not use water hotter than 104°F.
• To ensure optimal performance of the unit, cleaning
maintenance has to be carried out at regular intervals.
Dirty unit may cause malfunction and you may see error
code “H99”. Please consult authorized dealer.
2
4
1
7
9
8
3
5
6
1
INDOOR UNIT
• Wipe the unit gently with a soft, dry cloth.
2
FRONT PANEL
Remove Front Panel
• Raise and pull to remove the front panel.
• Wash gently and dry.
Close Front Panel
• Press down both ends of the front panel to close it securely.
3
REMOTE CONTROL RECEIVER
4
ALUMINIUM FIN
5
HORIZONTAL AIRFLOW DIRECTION LOUVER
• Do not adjust by hand.
6
VERTICAL AIRFLOW DIRECTION LOUVER
• Do not adjust by hand.
6
7
AUTO OFF/ON BUTTON
• Use when remote control is misplaced or a malfunction occurs.
Step
Action
1
Press once.
Press and hold until you hear one
2
beep, then release.
Repeat step 2. Press and hold
3
until you hear two beeps, then
release.
Repeat step 3. Press and hold
4
until you hear three beeps, then
release.
Press the button to turn off.
8
Mode
Automatic
Force cooling
Normal cooling
Force heating
AIR PURIFYING FILTER
Vacuum the air purifying filter.
• It is recommended to clean the filter every 6 months.
• Replace the filter every 3 years or replace any damaged filter.
Part no.: CZ-SA20P
9
AIR FILTERS
• Air filter cleaning is required every two weeks.
• Wash/rinse the filters gently with water to avoid damage to the
filter surface.
• Dry the filters thoroughly under shade, away from fire or direct
sunlight.
• Replace any damaged filters.
TROUBLESHOOTING
The following symptoms do not indicate malfunction.
SYMPTOM
CAUSE
Mist emerges from indoor unit.
Water flowing sound during operation.
The room has a peculiar odor.
► • Condensation effect due to cooling process.
► • Refrigerant flow inside the unit.
► • This may be due to damp smell emitted by the wall,
carpet, furniture or clothing.
► • This helps to remove the surrounding odours.
Indoor fan stops occasionally during automatic fan speed
setting.
Airflow continues even after operation has stopped.
Operation is delayed a few minutes after restarting.
Outdoor unit emits water/steam.
TIMER indicator is always on.
POWER indicator blinks during HEAT mode with no warm
air supply (and louver is closed).
Indoor fan stops occasionally during heating operation.
Power indicator blinks before the unit is switched on.
Cracking sound during operation.
► • Extraction of remaining heat from the indoor unit
(maximum 30 seconds).
► • The delay is a protection to the unit’s compressor.
► • Condensation or evaporation occurs on pipes.
► • The timer setting repeats daily once set.
► • The unit is in defrost mode (and AIR SWING is set to
AUTO).
► • To avoid unintended cooling effect.
► • This is a preliminary step in preparation for the operation
when the ON timer has been set.
► • Changes of temperature caused the expansion/
contraction of the unit.
Check the following before calling for servicing.
SYMPTOM
CHECK
Heating/Cooling operation is not working efficiently.
► •
•
•
•
► •
•
Noisy during operation.
Set the temperature correctly.
Close all doors and windows.
Clean or replace the filters.
Clear any obstruction at the air inlet and air outlet vents.
Check if the unit has been installed at an incline.
Close the front panel properly.
Remote control does not work.
(Display is dim or transmission signal is weak.)
► • Insert the batteries correctly.
• Replace weak batteries.
The unit does not work.
► • Check if the circuit breaker is tripped.
• Check if timers have been set.
The unit does not receive the signal from the remote
control.
► • Make sure the receiver is not obstructed.
• Certain fluorescent lights may interfere with signal
transmitter. Please consult authorized dealer.
The unit stops and the TIMER indicator blinks.
Use remote control to retrieve error code.
TIMER
for 5
ON
1 Press
seconds.
1
3
4
Press for 5
seconds to
quit checking.
SET
3
2
OFF
CANCEL
AC
SET CHECK CLOCK
2
Press until you hear
beep sound, then
write down the error
code.
RC
RESET
Note:
• For certain errors, you
may restart the unit for
limited operation with 4
beeps when operation
starts.
Turn the unit off and reveal the error code to authorized dealer.
7
INFORMATION
FOR SEASONAL INSPECTION AFTER EXTENDED NON-USE
• Check remote control batteries.
• No obstruction at air inlet and air outlet vents.
• Use Auto OFF/ON button to select Cooling/Heating operation.
After 15 minutes of operation, it is normal to have the following
temperature difference between air inlet and air outlet vents:
Cooling: ≥ 14.4°F
Heating: ≥ 25.2°F
FOR EXTENDED NON-USE
• Activate Heat mode for 2~3 hours as an alternative to remove
moisture left in the internal parts thoroughly to prevent mould
growth.
• Switch off power at the circuit breaker.
• Remove the remote control batteries.
NON SERVICEABLE CRITERIAS
SWITCH OFF POWER AT THE CIRCUIT
BREAKER then please consult an authorized
dealer under the following conditions:
• Abnormal noise during operation.
• Water/foreign particles have entered the remote
control.
• Water leaks from Indoor unit.
• Circuit breaker switches off frequently.
• Switches or buttons are not functioning properly.
Information for Users on Collection and Disposal of Old Equipment and used Batteries
[Information on Disposal in other Countries
outside the European Union]
These symbols are only valid in the European Union.
If you wish to discard these items, please contact
your local authorities or dealer and ask for the correct
method of disposal.
Pb
Note for the battery symbol
(bottom two symbol examples):
This symbol might be used in
combination with a chemical symbol.
In this case it complies with the
requirement set by the Directive for the
chemical involved.
Contact your local hazardous waste disposal hotline.
Models Number
CS-E18NKUA / CU-E18NKUA only.
The above listed models have been designed and manufactured to meet ENERGY STAR® criteria for
energy efficiency when matched with appropriate coil components. However, proper refrigerant charge
and proper air flow are critical to achieve rated capacity and efficiency. Installation of this product should
follow the manufacturer’s refrigerant charging and airflow instructions. Failure to confirm proper charge and
airflow may reduce energy efficiency and shorten equipment life.
Federal Communications Commission Interference Statement
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device
may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of
the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee
that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
FCC Caution: To assure continued compliance, follow the attached installation instructions. Any changes or modifications
not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.
Industry Canada Notice
8
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
MEMO
MEMO
MEMO
QUICK GUIDE
Remote Control Preparation
1
2
3
4
5
6
TIMER
ON
1
Pull out
2
Insert AAA or R03 batteries (can be used ~ 1 year)
3
Close the cover
4
Press CLOCK
5
Set time
6
Confirm
SET
3
2
OFF
CANCEL
AC
SET CHECK CLOCK
1
AUTO
DRY
1
RC
RESET
MODE
HEAT
COOL
AUTO
HEAT
COOL
DRY
Select the desired mode.
FAN
SPEED
AIR
SWING
OFF/ON
2
2
MODE
OFF/ON
FAN SPEED
1
3
TEMP
Start/stop the operation.
QUIET
POWERFUL
AIR SWING
TIMER
ON
3
1
TEMP
SET
3
2
OFF
CANCEL
AC
Select the desired temperature.
SET CHECK CLOCK
RC
RESET
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