FREESTANDING TABLE TOP
FREEZER
USER’S GUIDE
Model number:
RHTTFZ1/RHTTFZ1B
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REFERENCE
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Safety Instructions
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Safety Instructions
Before Switching On
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Installing and Switching on the Appliance
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The Appliance and the Compartments
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Thermostat Setting
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Cleaning and Maintenance
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Important Notes
Product Specification
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Connection to the Mains Supply
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Transportation and Handling
Where to put your Appliance
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Reversing the Door
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Troubleshooting
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Guarantee
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Usage Information
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BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
Safety Instructions
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The model contains R600a (the coolant, Isobutene), a natural refrigerant gas that is
environmentally friendly but also combustible. When transporting and installing
the unit, care must be taken to ensure that none of the refrigeration circuit
components are damaged. In the event of damage avoid naked flames or ignition
sources and ventilate the room in which the unit is placed for a few minutes. Contact
a local service engineer.
Warning: Keep ventilation openings, in appliance enclosure or structure for building in,
clear of obstruction.
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The appliance must not be placed or rested on the power cord.
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Do not use mechanical devices or other artificial means to accelerate the defrosting
process.
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Do not use electrical appliances in the refrigerator compartment of the appliance.
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If this appliance is to replace an old refrigerator with a lock, break or remove the lock
as a safety measure before storing it, to protect children while they play locking
themselves inside.
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Old refrigerators and freezers contain insulation gases and refrigerant, they must be
disposed of properly. Entrust the disposal of the scrap unit categorically to the
competence of your local waste disposal service. Contact your local authority or
your dealer if you have any questions. Please ensure that you do not damaged the
scrap unit prior to being picked-up by the relevant waste disposal service.
Important Note: Please read this booklet before installing and switchin g on this
appliance. Th e manufacturer assumes no responsibility for incorrect installation
and usage as described in this booklet.
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Safety Instructions
Warning:
• This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with
reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a
safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not play with the
appliance.
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Do not use adaptors , multiple receptacles or extension leads.
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Do not plug in damaged plugs.
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Do not pull, twist or damage the power cable.
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Do not put the appliance or any other objects on the power cord.
• This appliance is designed for the use by adults, do not allow children to play with the
appliance or let them hang over the door.
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Do not plug-in or un-plug the appliance with wet hands to prevent electrical shock.
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Do not place explosive or flammable material in your freezer for your own safety.
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Effervescent (fizzy) drinks should not be stored in the freezer.
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Do not cover the body or the top of the appliance with lace. This affects the
performance of your freezer.
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Fix down the accessories in the fridge during transportation to prevent damage to
them.
Before Switching On:
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Let the appliance rest for 4 hours before plugging into the main power to ensure
proper performance.
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There can be an odour when you first switch on the appliance, this is normal and will
disappear when the appliance starts to cool.
• Before using your appliance, add a teaspoon of bicarbonate of soda to warm water
and with a damp clothe wipe down all parts of the new appliance, then repeat the
process with a clean damp clothe and dry. (ENSURE THE APPLIANCE IS NOT
CONNECTED TO THE POWER WHEN PERFORMING THIS TASK)
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Installing and Switching on the Appliance
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Operating voltage for your fridge is 220-240V at 50Hz.
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If you need help or are unsure how to install the unit, please contact Customer
Services on 0345 208 8750 or visit www.productcareuk.com.
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Before plugging in the power supply, ensure that the voltage on the nameplate
corresponds to the working voltage of your electrical system in your home.
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Insert the plug into an efficient Ground (Earth) connection. If the socket has no
Ground (Earth) contact or the plug does not match, we suggest you call an authorised
electrician for assistance.
• We do not take responsibility of the damages that occur due to Ungrounded (Unearthed) usage.
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Place your freezer in a place that is not exposed to direct sunlight.
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Your appliance should be placed at least 500 mm away from stoves, ovens and
other heating cores.
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It should never be used outdoors or left in the rain.
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Do not place anything on your appliance and install your freezer in a suitable place so
that there is at least 300 mm clear above the appliance.
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If placing your freezer next to kitchen cabinets, leave 50 mm between them.
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The rear of the appliance should be at least 60 mm away from the back wall.
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The appliance must be used in the vertical position and on a flat surface. To level the
appliance use the adjustable foot on the front of the appliance.
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Do not place your appliance on a carpeted surface as this will prevent adequate
ventilation.
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Do not place hot food or containers in the freezer as this can damage your appliance.
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THE APPLIANCE AND THE COMPARTMENTS
1. Cabinet
2. Wire Rack (Shelf)
3. Side
4. Adjustable foot
5. Door Hinge and Cover
6.
7.
8.
Door
Door Gasket
Thermostat – OFF – MIN – NORMAL - HIGH
Parts may vary according to the appliance model.
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USAGE INFORMATION
Thermostat Setting
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The thermostat automatically regulates the inside temperature of the refrigerator
compartment.
• The « NORMAL » position on the thermostat is recommended for everyday use.
• By selecting the position « MIN » a cooler temperature can be obtained, selecting
« HIGH » a colder temperature can be obtained.
• « 0FF » position shows thermostat is closed and no cooling is available.
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Note that: the temperature of the freshly stored food and how often the door is
opened affects the temperature in the freezer compartment. If required,
change the temperature setting.
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When you first switch on the appliance, for starting suitable freezing, the appliance
should work 24 hours continuously until it cools down to sufficient temperature.
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During this time do not open the door frequently or place a lot of food inside
the appliance.
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If the unit is switched off or unplugged, you must allow at least 5 minutes before
restarting or re-plugged the unit in order not to damage the compressor.
Your freezer is designed to operate in the ambient temperature intervals stated in
the associated standards, according to the climate class stated on the information
label. We do not recommend operating your appliance out of stated temperatures,
value limits in terms of cooling effectiveness.
Climate Class
ST
16 ̊C - 38 ̊C
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CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE
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Disconnect the appliance from the power supply before cleaning.
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Do not pour water directly over or on the appliance.
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The freezer compartment should be cleaned periodically using a solution of
bicarbonate of soda and lukewarm water.
• Do not use abrasive products, detergents or soaps. After cleaning wipe down with a
damp clean clothe.
• Note: Reconnect to the power after you have dried your hands.
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IMPORTANT NOTES:
The cooling gas which circulates in the freezer circuit may make a slight noise
(bubbling sound) even when the compressor is not running. This is quite normal.
If these sounds are different check that ;
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The appliance is level.
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Nothing is touching the rear of the appliance.
If the problem persists after you have followed all the instructions above, please
consult Product Care on 0345 208 8750.
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Compressor protection function will be activated after sudden power breakdowns
or after unplugging the appliance, because the gas in the cooling system will
not have stabilized sufficiently. Your freezer will start after a short period of time,
this is quite normal.
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If you do not use your appliance for a long period of time (e.g. in summer holidays)
unplug it. Clean and leave the door open to prevent humidity and bad odours.
Product Specification
• Energy efficiency performance rating: A+
• Energy consumption: 157kWh/year
• Net Fridge Capacity: 32 Litre / 1.13 cubic feet
• Noise level: 42dB
• Compartments, racks & shelving:
- 1 Removable wire shelf
• Reversible Door
• Adjustable thermostat
• Adjustable foot
• Dimensions (CMs): (H)49.2 x (W)47.2 x (D)45.0
Voltage: 220 – 240V
Frequency: 50Hz
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Connection to the mains supply
For UK use only – Plug fitting details (where applicable):
As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not
correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug,
proceed as follows:
The GREEN/YELLOW wire is the EARTH and must be connected to the
terminal which is marked with the letter E or by the earth symbol or coloured
GREEN or
GREEN/YELLOW.
The BLUE wire is the NEUTRAL and must be connected to the
terminal marked with the letter N or coloured BLACK. The
BROWN wire is the LIVE wire and must be connected to the
terminal marked with the letter L or coloured RED.
Always ensure that the plug cord grip is fastened correctly.
If a 13A (BS1363) fused plug is used it must be fitted with a
13amp fuse conforming to BS1362 and be BSI or ASTA approved.
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Transportation and Handling
For safe lifting, tilt the appliance backwards by no more than 45 degrees, hold the
base and rear corners of cabinet. Lift the appliance carefully. Never use the door
handles for lifting. To move the appliance on a flat level surface, tilt it slightly
backwards onto the two rear moulded feet and push backwards.
This unit is heavy and could cause injury – We recommend 2 person
handling
*DIAGRAM USED FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY. IT MAY DIFFER FROM THE PURCHASED APPLIANCE.
Where to put your freezer
This appliance should only be placed on a flat, firm surface.
Do not place your appliance on a carpeted surface as this will prevent
adequate ventilation.
Choose a dry and well-ventilated space. No less than 50mm must be left around
the sides to allow efficient cooling.
Choose a location away from a heat source, e.g. direct sunlight, a radiator or oven.
The appliance should be positioned so that the plug is easily accessible.
Do not place your appliance on a carpeted surface as this will prevent
adequate ventilation.
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Reversing the door
Remove the top plastic
hinge cover and set aside.
Unscrew the two screws
from the metal bracket
and set aside.
Remove the three plastic inserts
on the opposite side of the
fridge and door. Now fix the top
door bracket to this side using
the screws that was previously
removed. Replace the plastic
hinge cover.
Remove the adjustable
foot at the bottom of the
fridge and set aside.
Unscrew the two screws holding the bottom door hinge and carefully moving
it across to the opposite side and fix into position. Care must be taken as the
door will be loose. Once this has been completed screw in the adjustable foot
to the opposite side of the fridge.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Solution
The freezer doesn't work.
- Check that the appliance is switch on.
- Check that there has not been a power cut.
- Check that the plug is faulty.
- Check that the fuse has not blown.
- Check that the voltage is correct for the appliance.
The temperature inside the appliance
- Check that there is not to much food in the appliance.
is not cold enough.
- Check that the thermostat is set to a suitable temperature.
- Check that the appliance is not placed in direct sunlight, or to
near to a heating source.
- Check that the ambient temperature is within the operation
limits of the appliance.
- Opening the doors frequently will also reduce the temperature
within the freezer.
The temperature within the appliance is
to cold.
- Reduce the working temperature by adjusting the thermostat to
a lower setting.
The outer surfaces of the appliance are
wet.
- Caused by condensation - dry the outer of the appliance carefully.
Excess ice or frost has built up inside the
appliance.
- Check that the door has not been left open.
- Check that the door gasket is clean and undamaged.
Unusual noises
- Check that the appliance is on a flat, level surface and is stable.
- Check the spacing's around the appliance(not touching other items).
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Warranty
This product is guaranteed for 12 months from the date of the original
purchase. If any defect arises due to faulty materials or workmanship the faulty
product must be returned to the place of purchase.
Refund or replacement is at the discretion of the retailer.
The following conditions apply:
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The product must be returned to the retailer with the original proof of
purchase.
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The product must be installed and used in accordance with the
instructions contained in this instruction guide and any other instructions
for use which has been supplied.
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It must be used for domestic purposes only and for its intended use.
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This warranty does not cover wear and tear, damage, misuse or
consumable parts.
This does not affect your statutory rights.
Produced for:
G2S Limited
Wigan
WN2 4EZ
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Spare Parts please call
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Monday – Friday
8am – 6pm
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Revision 2
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