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features of your new
air conditioner
• Cool Summer Offer
On those hot sweltering summer days and long restless nights, there is no better escape
from the heat than the cool comforts of home. Your new air conditioner brings an end to
exhausting hot summer days and lets you rest. This summer, beat the heat with your own
air conditioner.
• Cost Efficient System
Your new air conditioner not only provides maximum cooling power in the summer, but can
also be an efficient heating method in the winter with the advanced “Heat pump” system.
This technology is up to 300% more efficient than electrical heating, so you can further
reduce its running cost. Now, meet year-round needs with one air conditioner.
• A Look for Everywhere
The elegant and harmonious design gives priority to the esthetics of your space and
complements any of your existing interior décor. With its soft color and rounded-edge shape,
the new air conditioner adds class to any room. Enjoy what your air conditioner offers both
functionally and esthetically.
•
function
mode allows you to set a comfortable sleep temperature while saving energy and
having sound sleep.
For easy future reference write the model and serial number
down. You will find your model number on the right side of
the air conditioner.
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Model #
Serial #
safety information
To prevent electric shock, disconnect the power before servicing, cleaning, and
installing the air conditioner.
SAFETY INFORMATION
Because the following operating instructions cover various models, the
characteristics of your air conditioner may differ slightly from those described in
this manual. If you have any questions, call your nearest contact center or find
help and information online at www.samsung.com.
Important safety symbols and precautions:
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in severe
WARNING personal injury or death.
CAUTION
CAUTION
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in minor
personal injury or property damage.
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or
personal injury when using your air conditioner, follow
these basic safety precautions:
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions carefully.
Cut-off the power supply.
Make sure the machine is grounded to prevent electric
shock.
Call the contact center for help.
Note.
These warning signs are here to prevent injury to you and others.
Please follow them carefully.
After reading this section, keep it in a safe place for future
reference.
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Before using your new air conditioner, please read this manual thoroughly to
ensure that you know how to safely and efficiently operate the extensive features
and functions of your new appliance.
safety information
WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS
Do not place the air conditioner near hazardous substances
or equipment that releases free flames to avoid fire,
explosions or injuries.
•Potential risk of fire hazard or explosion.
Do not install the outdoor unit at an unstable place or
elevated surface where there is potential risk of falling.
•If the outdoor unit falls, it may cause personal injury or loss of
property.
Failure or damage may occur if any changes or
modification that is not stated in the installation manual
was performed. In this case, user will be responsible for the
repair expenses.
Install the air conditioner away from direct exposure to
sunlight, heating apparatus, and humid places.
•Hang curtains on windows to boost cooling efficiency and to
avoid the risk of electric shock.
Use the power line with the power specifications of the
product or higher and use the power line for this appliance
only. In addition, do not use an extension line.
•Extending the power line may result in electric shock or fire.
Install an exclusive circuit breaker and short-circuit breaker
for the air conditioner.
•Potential risk of electric shock or fire.
Do not insert anything such as fingers or branches into the
air conditioner vents while the air conditioner is running.
•Keep the children away from the air conditioner to prevent
them from putting their finger on the air conditioner. Potential
risk of personal injury.
If any foreign substance such as water has entered the
appliance, cut-off the power supply and contact the
nearest service center.
•Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Turn off the air conditioner using the provided remote
control or control accessory (if provided). Do not cut-off
the power supply to turn off the unit (unless there is an
immediate danger).
Do not run the air conditioner for an extended period of
time in a room with the door closed or with babies, elderly
or disabled people.
•Open the door or windows to ventilate your room at least
once an hour to prevent oxygen shortage.
The air conditioner is composed of moving parts. Keep
children away from the unit to avoid physical injury.
Make sure that children take precautions against access to
the air conditioner and they do not play with the unit.
Do not clean the interior of air conditioner on your own.
•You may damage the parts which can cause electric shock or fire.
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•Consult contact center for cleaning the interior of the air
conditioner.
Do not connect the air conditioner with heating apparatus
or attempt to disassemble, remodel or repair it yourself.
•Potential risk of malfunction, electric shock or fire. If repairs
are needed, consult the contact center.
Disconnect the air conditioner from power supply before it
is repaired or disassembled.
Clean the air conditioner after the inner fan stops operating.
•Potential risk of injury or electric shock.
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Consult the place of purchase or contact center to install,
reinstall or disassemble the air conditioner.
•Improper installation carries a risk of unit malfunction, water
leakage, electric shock or fire.
•If installing in specialty areas, such as a factory complex or
saline coastal area, consult the place of purchase or contact
center for specific installation details.
•The units must be installed according to distances declared,
in order to permit
accessibility from each side, either to guarantee correct
operation of maintenance or repairing products. The unit’s
parts must be reachable and removable completely under
safety condition (for people or things).
Consult a dealer regarding the appropriate measures to
prevent the allowable concentration from being exceeded.
•If the refrigerant leaks, and cause the concentration limit to
be exceeded, hazards due to lack of oxygen in the room may
result.
If the indoor unit gets wet, turn the power off immediately
and call your nearest contact center.
•Potential risk of fire or electric shock.
Always make sure that the power supply is compliant with
current safety standards. Always install the air conditioner
in compliance with current local safety standards.
Verify that the voltage and frequency of the power supply
comply with the specifications and that the installed power
is sufficient to ensure the operation of any other domestic
appliance connected to the same electric lines.
Use a rated circuit breaker only.
•Never use steel wires or copper wires as a circuit breaker. It
may cause fire or unit malfunctions.
Do not put undue stress or place heavy object on the
power cable.
Do not bend the power cable excessively.
•Potential risk of fire or electric shock.
To protect the product from water and possible shock, you
should keep the power cable and the connection cord of
the indoor and outdoor units in the protection tube.
When opening or closing the front panel, use a stable stool
and watch your steps carefully.
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WARNING
SEVERE WARNING SIGNS (Cont’d)
Use a receptacle that has a ground terminal. The receptacle
must be used exclusively for the air conditioner.
•Improper electrical grounding may cause electric shock or fire.
Be sure to ground the unit. Do not connect the ground wire
to gas or water pipes, lighting rods, or telephone grounding
lines.
•If the unit is not properly grounded, electric shock may result.
If the appliance generates a strange noise, a burning
smell or smoke, cut-off the power supply immediately and
contact the nearest service center.
•Potential risk of fire or electric shock.
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS
Do not block or place items in front of the air conditioner.
Do not step, hang onto, or place heavy items on the air
conditioner.
•Potential risk of personal injury.
If failure or damage occurs on the conditions of improper
use not followed by the installation manual, there will be an
extra labor charge for installing and construction.
•Potential risk of malfunction, electric shock or fire if repairs
or installations are attempted by a non-qualified service
technician.
Do not spray flammable gases such as insecticide near the
air conditioner.
•Potential risk of electric shock, fire or unit malfunction.
Do not open the front grille during operation.
•Potential risk of electric shock or unit malfunction.
Cool air should not flow directly towards people, pets, and
plants.
•It is harmful to your health, pets, and plants.
Do not drink drain water coming out of the air conditioner.
•Potential risk of health hazard.
Do not allow children to climb on the air conditioner.
Do not use the air conditioner as a cooling precision
instrument for food, pets, plants, cosmetics or machinery.
Do not pull or give excessive shock to the air conditioner.
•Potential risk of fire, or unit malfunction and there are risk of
personal injury because unit may fall down.
Do not spray water directly on the air conditioner or use
benzene, thinner or alcohol to clean the surface of the unit.
•Potential risk of electric shock or fire.
•Potential risk of damage to the air conditioner.
Do not place any objects, especially containers with liquid.
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Do not touch the pipe connected to the air conditioner.
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Install the indoor unit away from lighting apparatus using
the ballast.
•If you use the wireless remote control, reception error may
occur due to the ballast of the lighting apparatus.
Install the outdoor unit where operating noise and vibration
will not disturb your neighbor and in a well-ventilated area
with no obstacle.
•Potential risk of malfunction.
•Operating noise may disturb your neighbor.
Make sure that there are no obstacles or covers that block
the air conditioner.
Allow sufficient space for air circulation.
•Insufficient ventilation may result in poor performance.
If the power cable is damaged, the manufacturer or a
qualified service technician must replace it.
If a power outage occurs while the air conditioner is
working, turn off the power source immediately.
Max current is measured according to IEC standard for
safety and current is measured according to ISO standard
for energy efficiency.
Check for damage on delivery. If damaged, do not
install the air conditioner and call the place of purchase
immediately.
Keep indoor temperatures stable and not extremely cold,
especially where there are children, elderly or disabled
people.
The packaging material and used batteries of the remote
controller (optional) must be disposed of in accordance
with the national standards.
The refrigerant used in the air conditioner must be treated
as chemical waste. Dispose the refrigerant following
national standards.
Have a qualified service technician install the air
conditioner and perform a trial operation.
Firmly connect the drain hose to the air conditioner for
proper water drainage.
Check for damages on the outdoor unit installation pad at
least once a year.
•Potential risk of personal injury or property loss.
When using a wireless remote control, the distance should
not be more than 7 meters from the air conditioner.
If the remote control is not used for a long period of time,
remove the batteries to prevent leakage of electrolyte.
When cleaning the outdoor unit, touch the heat exchanger
radiator fins with extreme care.
•Wearing thick gloves can protect your hands.
Make sure that the condensed water dripping from the
drain hose runs out properly and safely.
safety information
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 that
they do not play with the appliance.
CAUTION
CAUTION SIGNS (Cont’d)
Inspect the condition, electric connections, pipes and
external case of the air conditioner regularly by a qualified
service technician.
Do not open doors and windows in the room being cooled
during operation unless necessary.
Do not block the air conditioner vents. If objects block the
air flow, it may cause unit malfunction or poor performance.
Make sure there are no obstacles under the indoor unit.
•Potential risk of fire or loss of property.
The air conditioner should be used only for the applications
for which it has been designed: the indoor unit is not
suitable to be installed in areas used for laundry.
Our units must be installed in compliance with the spaces
indicated in the installation manual to ensure either
accessibility from both sides or ability to perform routine
maintenance and repairs. The units’ components must be
accessible and that can be disassembled in conditions of
complete safety either for people or things.
For this reason, where it is not observed as indicated into
the Installation Manual, the cost necessary to reach and
repair the unit (in safety, as required by current regulations
in force) with slings, trucks, scaffolding or any other means
of elevation won’t be considered in-warranty and charged
to end user.
Ensure the off-on and protection switches are properly
installed.
Do not use the air conditioner if damaged. If problems
occur, immediately stop operation and cut-off the power
supply.
When not using the air conditioner for a long period of time
or during a thunder/lightning storm, cut the power at the
circuit breaker.
Call the place of purchase or a contact center if repairs are
needed.
•Potential risk of fire or electric shock if disassembly or repairs
are attempted by a non-qualified service technician.
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contents
viewing your air conditioner
10
14
using advanced functions
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cleaning and maintaining
the air conditioner
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APPENDIX
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14Turning the air conditioner on and off
14Selecting operation mode
14Auto
15Cool
16Dry
17Fan
18Heat
19Adjusting the air flow direction
19Vertical air flow
19Horizontal air flow
20 Using the Turbo function
21 Setting timer
21
On timer
22
Off timer
23
Combining On timer and Off timer
24
mode
26 Cleaning the exterior
26 Cleaning the filter
26
Air filter
27
Bio filter
28 Replacing the filter
28
Deodorizing filter
29 Maintaining your air conditioner
29
Periodical checks
30Internal protections via the unit control system
31Troubleshooting
32 Operation ranges
This product has been determined to be in compliance with the Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC), and the Electromagnetic
Compatibility Directive (2004/108/EC) of the European Union.
Correct Disposal of This Product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be
disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human health from uncontrolled waste
disposal, please separate these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they
can take these items for environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories
should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.
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operating basic function
10Checking the indoor unit and digital display
10Main parts
10Display
11Removing the front panel
11Power button and Room temperature sensor
12Checking the remote control
13Remote control display
13Using the remote control
13Installing the batteries
viewing your air conditioner
Congratulations on the purchase of the air conditioner. We hope you enjoy the features of your air
conditioner and stay cool or warm with optimal efficiency.
Please read the user manual to get started and to make the best use of the air conditioner.
CHECKING THE INDOOR UNIT AND DISPLAY
Carefully unpack your air conditioner, and check the unit to make sure it is not damaged.
Main parts
Air intake
Air filter(under the panel)
Air flow blade
Power
Blade pin lever
button
Air flow blade
Display
Operation indicator
Timer indicator
Turbo indicator
Your air conditioner may slightly look different from illustration shown above depending on
your model.
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REMOVING THE FRONT PANEL
Tightly grab both side of the front panel and lift up the panel to open. Then slide the panel towards to
remove the panel.
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Power button and Room temperature sensor
You may locate the Power
button on the right bottom side of the air conditioner. If the front
panel is open, you can check the room temperature sensor.
button.
You can turn on the air conditioner without the remote control by pressing the Power
The room temperature sensor measures indoor room temperature.
Room temperature
sensor
Power
button
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CHECKING THE REMOTE CONTROL
You can activate the air conditioner by pointing the remote control away from it. When using the remote
control, always point it directly at the air conditioner.
Remote control display
Mode
Set one of the 5 operating modes.
(See pages14~18 for instructions.)
Temperature 
Increase/decrease the temperature
by 1˚C.
Turbo
Operate in maximum fan speed to
cool/warm quickly.
Air swing
Activate/Deactivate air flow blade
movement automatically up and down.
Fan speed
Adjust how much air flows through the
air conditioner with the
4 different fan speeds such as Auto/
Low/Medium/High.
On timer
Set the on timer on.
Adjust the time for On timer.
Off timer
Set the off timer on.
Adjust the time for Off timer.
Set the
mode on/off.
Power
& Set/Cancel
Turn on/off the air conditioner and
set/cancel the timer function.
Each time you press the button, a short beep will sound and a transmit indicator appears
on the remote control display.
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Remote control display
Transmit indicator
Operation mode indicator
Auto
Cool
Set temperature indicator
Dry
Fan
Heat
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indicator
Turbo indicator
Fan speed indicator
Air swing indicator
On Timer indicator
Auto
Low
Medium
High
/ Off Timer
indicator
Turbo
Low battery indicator
Using the remote control
•Point the remote control towards the remote control sensor of the unit.
• When properly pressing the button on the remote control, you will hear beep sound
from the unit.
•The signal may not be received well of electronic lighting style fluorescent lamps,
such as inverter fluorescent lamps are in the same space.
•If other electrical products operate by the remote control, call your nearest contact center.
Installing the batteries
1. Slide the cover, on the
rear side of the remote
control, down to open.
2. Install two AAA batteries. 3. Close the cover by sliding it
back to its original position.
Check and match the “+” and
You should hear click sound
“-” signs accordingly. Make
when the cover is locked
sure you have installed the
properly.
batteries in correct position.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Applicable in countries with separate collection systems)
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of
with other household waste at the end of their working life. Where marked, the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate
that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are
not properly disposed of, these substances can cause harm to human health or the environment.
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please separate batteries from other types of waste and
recycle them through your local, free battery return system.
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TURNING THE AIR CONDITIONER ON AND OFF
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
You will hear a ringing sound and the air flow blade will move up and
down automatically when the air conditioner is properly on.
The air conditioner will operate in the most recent operation mode
used or Auto mode.
When you turn off the air conditioner, air flow blade will stop moving
and remain closed.
Turning on/off your air conditioner without the remote control.
You can operate your air conditioner by pressing the Power
air conditioner.
button on the right bottom side of the
SELECTING OPERATION MODE
Auto
In Auto mode, the air conditioner will automatically set the temperature and fan speed depending
on the room temperature detected by the room temperature sensor.
1. Turn on the air conditioner.
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
2. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until
Auto mode and Auto fan speed indicator appear on the
remote control display.
The air conditioner will automatically set the operation
mode to Cool or Heat depends on the room
temperature.
When you press the Mode button, mode will change in order of Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan and
Heat.
3. Set the Temperature.
Press the Temperature  or  button on the
remote control to increase or decrease the desired
temperature.
You can set the desired temperature between the
range of 16˚C~30˚C.
You can increase/decrease the temperature by 1˚C.
• When the air conditioner is already operating in another mode, press the Mode button
until Auto mode indicator appears on the remote control display.
• When you are using the remote control, make sure correct indicator which matches your
selection appears on the remote control display.
• Air flow can be adjusted manually.(See page 19 for instructions.)
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Cool
In Cool mode, the air conditioner will cool your room. You can adjust the temperature and the fan
speed to feel cooler in hot season.
1. Turn on the air conditioner.
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
2. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until
Cool mode indicator appears on the remote control
display.
The air conditioner operates in Cool mode and it will
lower the temperature in your room.
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When you press the Mode button, mode will change in order of Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan and
Heat.
3. Set the temperature.
Press the Temperature  or  button on the
remote control to increase or decrease the desired
temperature.
You can set the desired temperature between
the range of 16˚C~30˚C.
You can increase/decrease the temperature by 1˚C.
4. Set the fan speed.
Press the Fan Speed
button on the remote control
to set the desired fan speed.
If room temperature reaches desired value, the air
conditioner will shut off cooling for a while and just the
fan runs.
When you press the Fan Speed
Medium and High.
button, fan speed will change in order of Auto, Low,
• When you are using the remote control, make sure correct indicator which matches your
selection appears on the remote control display.
• Air flow can be adjusted manually.(See page 19 for instructions.)
• If current outside temperatures are much higher than the selected indoor temperature,
it may take time to bring the inner temperature to the desired coolness.
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SELECTING OPERATION MODE
Dry
The air conditioner in Dry mode acts like a dehumidifier by removing moisture from the indoor air.
Dry mode makes the air feel refreshing in a humid climate.
1. Turn on the air conditioner.
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
2. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until Dry
mode indicator appears on the remote control display.
The air conditioner operates in Dry mode and
automatically adjusts the fan speed to Auto.
hen you press the Mode button, mode will change
W
in order of Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan and Heat.
3. Set the temperature.
Press the Temperature  or  button on the
remote control to increase or decrease the desired
temperature.
You can set the desired temperature between
the range of 18˚C~30˚C.
You can increase/decrease the temperature by 1˚C.
• When you are using the remote control, make sure correct indicator which matches your
selection appears on the remote control display.
• Air flow can be adjusted manually.(See page 19 for instructions.)
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Fan
Fan mode can be selected to ventilate your room. Fan mode will be helpful to refresh the stale air
in your room.
1. Turn on the air conditioner.
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
2. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until
Fan mode indicator appears on the remote control
display.
The air conditioner operates in Fan mode and
automatically adjusts the temperature according to the
current room temperature.
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When you press the Mode button, mode will change
in order of Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan and Heat.
3. Set the fan speed.
Press the Fan Speed
button on the remote control
to set the desired fan speed.
When you press the Fan Speed
button, fan
speed will change in order of Auto, Low, Medium and High.
• When you are using the remote control, make sure correct indicator which matches your
selection appears on the remote control display.
• Air flow can be adjusted manually.(See page 19 for instructions.)
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SELECTING OPERATION MODE
Heat
The air conditioner heats as well as cools. Warm your room with this versatile appliance in the
cold of winter.
1. Turn on the air conditioner.
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
2. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until
Heat mode indicator appears on the remote control
display.
The air conditioner operates in Heat mode and warms
your room.
hen you press the Mode button, mode will change
W
in order of Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan and Heat.
3. Set the temperature.
Press the Temperature  or  button on the
remote control to increase or decrease the desired
temperature.
You can set the desired temperature between
the range of 16˚C~30˚C.
You can increase/decrease the temperature by 1˚C.
4. Set the fan speed.
Press the Fan Speed
button on the remote control
to set the desired fan speed.
If room temperature reaches desired value, heating will
stop for a while.
• When you press the Fan Speed
button, fan
speed will change in order of Auto, Low, Medium
and High.
• Fan may not operate for about 3~5 minutes at the beginning to prevent any cold blasts
while the air conditioner is warming up.
• Air flow can be adjusted manually.(See page 19 for instructions.)
• Since the air conditioner heats the room by taking heat energy from outdoor air, the
heating capacity may decrease when outdoor temperatures are extremely low. If you
feel the air conditioner insufficiently heats, using an additional heating appliance in
combination with the air conditioner is recommended.
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ADJUSTING THE AIR FLOW DIRECTION
Air flow can be directed to your desired position.
Vertical air flow
Air flow blades move up and down.
1. Press the Air swing
button on the remote control.
Air swing indicator will be on and air flow blades move up and down continuously to circulate
the air.
To keep the air flow direction in a constant position, press the Air swing
remote control again.
button on the
Horizontal air flow
Make sure one of the blade pins that stick out of the air flow blades are not broken.
1. Move the blade pin lever left or right to keep the air flow direction in a constant position you
prefer.
CAUTION
Be extremely careful with your fingers while adjusting the
Horizontal air flow direction.
There is a potential risk of personal injury when the unit is
mishandled.
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using advanced functions
Using the Turbo function
Turbo function will be helpful to cool or heat your room quickly and effectively by operating at the maximum
fan speed for 30 minutes.
1. Turn on the air conditioner.
Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
2. Set the operating mode.
Press the Turbo button on the remote control until
Turbo indicator appears on the remote control display.
The air conditioner operates in Turbo fan speed and
automatically adjusts the temperature according to the
current room temperature. The unit operates for
30 minutes and then operates in last used mode, or in
Auto mode if Dry/Fan mode is most recent mode used.
Turbo function is only available in Auto/Cool/Heat mode. If Turbo function is selected in
Dry/Fan mode, operating mode changes to Auto.
To deactivate Turbo function
1. Press the Turbo button on the remote control again.
The air conditioner operates in last used mode, or in Auto mode if Dry/Fan mode is most
recent mode used.
• When you are using the remote control, make sure corresponding indicator appears on
the remote control display.
• Temperature/Fan speed cannot be adjusted while using this function.
• Air flow can be adjusted manually.(See page 19 for instructions.)
• When the Turbo function is activated, pressing Mode button will automatically cancel the
function.
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SETTING TIMER
This advanced Timer function allows you to turn on/off your air conditioner automatically even when you are
away. Simply set the time and your air conditioner will turn on/off automatically.
On timer
This function allows you to turn on the air conditioner automatically within the time range of
24 hours. On timer is available while your air conditioner is on/off.
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1. Press the On Timer button on the remote control.
On timer indicator blinks on the remote control display.
2. Set the time you want the air conditioner to turn on
automatically.
Press the On Timer button on the remote control to
change the time setting while On timer indicator is
blinking.
You can set the time up to 24 hours, increasing in 30
minute unit up to first 3 hours and in hourly unit after
first 3 hours.
3. Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control to active it on.
The remote control display will show the hour(s) you have set.
The air conditioner will operate automatically at set time and then On timer indicator
disappears. If On timer is not set within 10 seconds, the air conditioner will end setting.
4. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until the
desired mode appears on the remote control display.
The air conditioner will operate in the mode you set.
On timer function is available in Auto/Cool/Dry/Fan/
Heat mode.
• Temperature can also be adjusted.(See step 3 on page 15 for instructions.)
• After the set up while the unit is off, approximately after 10 seconds, all the other
indicators will be gone except the On timer indicator and remaining time.
• Setting time allows you to change by pressing the On Timer button. Press the On Timer
button to change time setting and then press the Power
& Set/Cancel button to
active it on.
To deactivate the On timer
1. Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
On timer you set will be canceled and On timer indicator will disappear.
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using advanced functions
SETTING TIMER
Off timer
This function allows you to turn off the air conditioner automatically within the time range of 24
hours. Off timer is functional when the unit is operating.
1. Press the Off Timer button on the remote control.
Off timer indicator blinks on the remote control display.
2. Set the time you want the air conditioner to turn off automatically.
Press the Off Timer button on the remote control to
change the time setting while Off timer indicator is
blinking.
You can set the time up to 24 hours, increasing in 30
minute unit up to first 3 hours and in hourly unit after
first 3 hours.
3. Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the
remote control to active it on.
The remote control display will show the hour(s) you have set.
The air conditioner will turn off automatically at set time and then Off timer indicator
disappears. If Off timer is not set within 10 seconds, the air conditioner will end setting.
• Setting time allows you to change by pressing the Off Timer button. Press the Off
Timer button to change the time setting and then press the Power
& Set/Cancel
button to active it on.
• You can combine Off timer function with On timer function to turn on and then off the air
conditioner at the desired time.(See page 23 for instructions.)
To deactivate the Off timer
1. Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
Off timer you set will be canceled and Off timer indicator will disappear.
22_ using advanced functions
Combining On timer and Off timer
You can combine the On timer and Off timer together for more convenient use of the timer
function.
1.
See page 21 for more detail instructions on setting On timer.
2.
Set the Off timer.
Press the Off Timer button.
Set the time with Off Timer button.
& Set/Cancel button to activate the Off timer.
Press Power
When you set the time, there can be two possible options:
On timer is shorter than Off timer
The air conditioner will turn on and then off
automatically. Set up should be done while the air
conditioner is off.
For example, If the On timer is set at 3 hours and
the Off timer at 5 hours, the air conditioner will turn
off automatically 3 hours after the set time and
then operate for next 2 hours before turning off
automatically.
On timer is longer than Off timer
The air conditioner will turn off and then on
automatically. Set up should be done while the air
conditioner is operating.
For example, If the On timer is set at 3 hours and
the Off timer at 1 hour, the air conditioner will turn off
automatically an hour after the set time and remain off
for 2 hours before turning on automatically.
See page 22 for more detail instructions on setting Off timer.
To deactivate the timer combination
1. Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
Both of the On and Off timer will be canceled and the indicators will disappear.
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Set the On timer.
Press the On Timer button.
Set the time with On Timer button.
& Set/Cancel button to activate the
Press Power
On timer.
using advanced functions
SETTING TIMER
mode
mode allows you to set a comfortable sleep temperature while saving energy and
having sound sleep.
mode can be set up when the air conditioner is on.
1. Set the operating mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control until
Cool/Heat appears on the remote control display.
is only available in Cool/Heat mode.
2. Press the
button on the remote control.
indicator appears and Off timer indicator
starts blinking on the remote control display.
3. Set the length of time you want the air conditioner to
stay on.
Default
You can set the time up to 12 hours, increasing in
30 minute unit up to first 3 hours and in hourly unit
after first 3 hours.
time is set to 8 hours. Press
button on the remote control to change the
time setting while Off timer indicator is blinking.
4. Press the Power
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control to active it on.
The remote control display will show the hour(s) you have set.
When the set time has elapsed, the air conditioner will automatically turn off and
then
indicator disappears.
If
mode is not set within 10 seconds, the air conditioner will end setting.
• Temperature/Fan speed/Air swing can be adjusted after setting
in Heat
mode.
• Temperature can be adjusted and the air conditioner automatically adjusts the Fan
speed/Air swing after setting
in Cool mode.
24_ using advanced functions
Temperature changes in
mode
To prevent excessive cooling/heating during sleep, the
mode automatically modifies
the temperature setting in accordance with the time setting. Temperature and air current change
according to the three stages; Fall asleep, Sound sleep, and Wake up from
mode,
and then the air conditioner will automatically turn off when the set time has elapsed.
prevents you from having difficulty sleeping in summer/winter night.
Three stage
mode over 5 hours. You feel disturbed sleep if the
• Set Off timer in
is set too short or long because the default is set to 8-hour-operation.
mode is set less than 4 hours, the operation will stop at the set time.
• If the
If the
mode is set over 5 hours, it will run as Wake up stage for the last one
hour before stop.
• Recommended set temperature is between 25˚C~27˚C for cooling and 21˚C~23˚C for
heating.
To deactivate
1. Press the Power
mode
& Set/Cancel button on the remote control.
mode you set will be canceled and
indicator will disappear.
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 Fall asleep : Eases you into sleep by dropping the temperature.
 Sound sleep : R
elaxes your body and raises your temperature slightly.
 Wake up from
mode :
Allows you to wake up from comfortable intermittent air and it makes you feel refresh.
cleaning and maintaining the
air conditioner
CLEANING THE EXTERIOR
1. Wipe the surface of the unit with a slightly wet or dry
cloth when needed.
CAUTION
Do not use Benzene, Thinner or
CloroxTM.
They may damage the surface of the air conditioner and can
create a risk of fire.
CLEANING THE FILTER
When cleaning the filter, make sure to to turn off the power of the indoor unit. No special tools are needed to
clean it.
Air filter
Washable foam based air filter captures large particles
from the air. The filter is cleaned with a vacuum or by
hand washing.
1. Remove the front panel.
Tightly grab both side of the front panel and lift up
the panel to open. Then slide the panel towards you to remove the panel.
2. Grab the handle and lift it up. Then, pull the Air filter towards you.
3. Clean the Air filter with a vacuum cleaner or soft brush. If dust is too heavy, then rinse it with
running water and dry it in a ventilated area.
• For the best conditions, repeat every two weeks.
• If the Air filter dries in a confined(or humid) area, odors may generate. If it occurs,
re-clean and dry it in a well-ventilated area.
4. Insert the Air filter back in its original position.
5. Close the front panel.
26_ cleaning and maintaining
Bio filter
Washable foam based Bio filter leads to reduction in allergens that thrive in polluted air. The filter
is cleaned with a vacuum or by hand washing.
1. Remove the front panel.
Tightly grab both side of the front panel and lift up the panel to open. Then slide the panel
towards you to remove the panel.
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2. Slide the Bio filter(color in sky-blue) out to remove it from the slot.
• Bio filter can be placed in any 4 slots beneath the air filter.
• Front panel of your air conditioner is actually not detachable.
3. Clean the Bio filter with a vacuum cleaner or soft brush. Then rinse it with running water and
dry it in a ventilated area.
4. Install the Bio filter back in position.
5. Close the front panel.
Clean the Bio filter every 3 months. The cleaning term may differ on usage and
environmental conditions.
cleaning and maintaining _27
cleaning and maintaining the
air conditioner
REPLACING THE FILTER
Replacement filter may be purchased from the retail store or ordered from the dealer where you purchased
the unit. If you cannot find one, please call a contact center.
Deodorizing filter
Deodorizing filter absorbs efficiently cigarette smoke, pet odors and other unpleasant smells.
Deodorizing filter cleaning is simple, just remove old filter and install a new one.
1. Remove the front panel.
Tightly grab both side of the front panel and lift up the panel to open. Then slide the panel
towards you to remove the panel.
2. Slide the Deodorizing filter(color in black) out to remove it from the slot.
• Deodorizing filter can be placed in any 4 slots beneath the air filter.
• Front panel of your air conditioner is actually not detachable.
3. Install the new Deodorizing filter back in position.
4. Close the front panel.
• The replacement timing of the Deodorizing filter differs depending on usage and
environmental conditions.
• Even if Deodorizing and Bio filters are installed in an inverted position, it will not affect its
filtration system.
28_ cleaning and maintaining
MAINTAINING YOUR AIR CONDITIONER
If the air conditioner will not be used for an extended period of time, dry the air conditioner to maintain it in
best condition.
1. Dry the air conditioner thoroughly by operating in Fan mode for
3 to 4 hours and cut-off the power supply. There may be internal
damage if moisture is left in components.
Periodical checks
Refer to the following chart to maintain the air conditioner properly.
Type
Description
Clean the air filter (1)
Indoor unit
Monthly
Every 4
months

Clean the condensate drain pan (2)

Thoroughly clean the heat exchanger (2)

Clean the condensate drain pipe (2)

Replace the remote control batteries (1)
Clean the heat exchanger on the outside of
the unit (2)
Outdoor unit
Once a
year


Clean the heat exchanger on the inside of
the unit (2)

Clean the electric components with jets of
air (2)

Verify that all the electric components are
firmly tightened (2)

Clean the fan (2)

Verify that all the fan assembly is firmly
tightened (2)

Clean the condensate drain pan (2)

The checks and maintenance operations described are essential to guarantee the
efficiency of the air conditioner. The frequency of these operations varies according to the
characteristics of the area, the amount of dust, etc.
(1) The described operations should be performed more
frequently if the area of installation is very dusty.
(2) These operations must always be performed by qualified
personnel. For more detailed information, see the Installation
Manual.
cleaning and maintaining _29
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2. Before using the air conditioner again, dry the inner components
of the air conditioner again by running in Fan mode for 3 to 4
hours. This helps remove odors which may have generated from
dampness.
cleaning and maintaining the
air conditioner
MAINTAINING YOUR AIR CONDITIONER
Internal protections via the unit control system
This internal protection operates if an internal fault occurs in the air conditioner.
Type
Description
Against cold air
The internal fan will be off to against cold air when the heat pump is
heating.
De-ice cycle
The internal fan will be off to against cold air when the heat pump is
heating.
Anti-protection of
internal battery
Protect compressor
The compressor will be off to protect internal battery when the air
conditioner operates in Cool mode.
The air conditioner does not start operating immediately to protect the
compressor of the outdoor unit after it has been started.
If the heat pump is operating in Heat mode, De-ice cycle is actuated to remove frost from
an outdoor unit that may have deposited at low temperatures.
The internal fan is switched off automatically and restarted only after the de-ice cycle is
completed.
30_ cleaning and maintaining
appendix
TROUBLESHOOTING
Refer to the following chart if the air conditioner operates abnormally. This
may save time and unnecessary expenses.
SOLUTION
•Because of the protective mechanism, the appliance
does not start operating immediately to keep the unit
from overloading.
The air conditioner will start in 3 minutes.
The temperature
does not change.
•Check if you selected Fan mode.
Press the Mode button on the remote control to
select another mode.
•Check power status and then operate the air
conditioner again.
•Check if the circuit breaker is switched off.
•Check if there is a power failure.
•Check your fuse. Make sure it is not blown out.
The cool(warm)
•Check if the set temperature is higher(lower) than the
air does not come current temperature. Press the Temperature  or
out of the air
 button on the remote control to change the set
conditioner.
temperature. Press the Temperature  or  button
to increase or decrease the temperature.
•Check if the air filter is blocked by dirt. Clean the Air
filter every two weeks.
•Check if the air conditioner has just been turned on. If
so, wait 3 minutes.
The fan speed
does not change.
•Check if you selected Auto or Dry mode.
The air conditioner automatically adjusts the fan
speed to Auto in Auto/Dry mode.
Timer function
does not set.
•Check if you press the Power & Set/Cancel
button on the remote control after you have set the
time.
Odors permeate
•Check if the appliance is running in a smoky area or if
in the room during there is a smell entering from outside. Operate the air
operation.
conditioner in Fan mode or open the windows to air
out the room.
The air
•A bubbling sound may be heard when the refrigerant
conditioner
is circulating through the compressor. Let the air
makes a bubbling
conditioner operate in a selected mode.
sound.
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PROBLEM
The air
conditioner does
not operate
immediately
after it has been
restarted.
The air
conditioner does
not work at all.
appendix
Water is dripping
from the air flow
blades.
•Check if the air conditioner has been cooling for
an extended period of time with the air flow blades
pointed downwards. Condensation may generate
due to the difference in temperature.
Remote control is •Check if your batteries are depleted.
not working.
•Make sure batteries are correctly installed.
•Make sure nothing is blocking your remote control
sensor.
•Check that there are strong lighting apparatus near
the air conditioner. Strong light which comes from
fluorescent bulbs or neon signs may interrupt the
electric waves.
OPERATION RANGES
The table below indicates the temperature and humidity ranges the air
conditioner can be operated within. Refer to the table for efficient use.
MODE
OPERATIONAL TEMPERATURE
INDOOR
OUTDOOR
INDOOR HUMIDITY
IF OUT OF CONDITIONS
Condensation may occur on
the indoor unit with risk to have
either water blow off or drops on
the floor.
COOLING
16˚C to 32˚C
-5˚C to 43˚
80% or less
HEATING
27˚C or less
-15˚C to 24˚C
-
Internal protection triggers and
the air conditioner will stop.
-
Condensation may occur on
the indoor unit with risk to have
either water blow off or drops on
the floor.
DRYING
16˚C to 32˚C
-5˚C to 43˚C
The standardized temperature for heating is 7˚C. If the outdoor temperature drops to 0˚C or below,
the heating capacity can be reduced depending on the temperature condition.
If the cooling operation is used at over 32˚C(indoor temperature), it does not cool at its full capacity.
32_ appendix
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