AYD-12
Dehumidifier
Operation manual
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
Do not install and use your dehumidifier before completely reading these instruction. This will help you
optimize the operation of your dehumidifier.
The following advice and instructions should be followed closely:
1. Your unit must always be used in an upright position because it contains cooling agent.
2. After unpacking your unit, place the unit upright to allow the cooling agent to stabilize, and wait 2
hours before use.
3. This product must not be disposed together with the domestic waste.This product has to be disposed
at an authorized place for recycling of electrical and electronic appliances.
4. The appliance shall not be installed in the bathroom.
5. The appliance shall be installed in accordance with national wiring regulations and must be positioned
so that the plug is accessible.
6. If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, service agent or qualified
person in order not to get any dangers.
7. Please check before the first operation:Check if the floater on bucket is at right position. If the position
is not correct, move it by hand to the right position.
Failure to comply with these instructions may damage the unit and will invalidate the warranty.
ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
WARNING!
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire,
electric shockor personal injury.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
When using this dehumidifier, always follow basic safety precautions, including the following:
 Always operate the product from a power source of
the same voltage , frequency and rating as
indicated on the product identification plate.
 Never unplug the dehumidifier while it is working,
This could damage the electronic circuits.
 Never place anything on top of the unit and do not
cover it with any kind of cloth while it is plugged in
or in-use.
 Close supervision is necessary when any product
is used by or near children or invalids. Do not allow
children to use it as a toy.
 Do not place objects on the product or allow
objects to obstruct the inlet or outlet openings, or
operate in close proximity to walls or curtains, etc.
 Do not operate any product with a damaged cord
or plug, or after the product malfunctions, or is
dropped or appears damaged in any way. Return
the complete product to the place of purchase for
inspection, repair or replacement.
 The use of attachments or accessories not
recommended or sold by the product distributor
may cause personal or property hazards or
injuries.
 Never connect the unit to a defective socket.
 To avoid tripping the circuit, DO NOT USE AN
EXTENSION CORD FOR THIS UNIT.
 Keep the area around the warm air outlet
sufficiently clean and make sure that it is not
congested.
 Make sure that the unit is correctly connected
before turning on the unit's power. Never lay down
the unit while it is working.
 This product is intended for normal domestic
/household use only.
 Always keep it in an upright position to avoid any
damage to the unit.
 Repairs should only be carried out by competent
service department.
 Switch off and unplug from outlet when not in use
or before cleaning.
 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.
 Do not place the power cord under a carpet.
 Never install the unit in direct sunshine.
 Prevent children from climbing on the unit.
 Children should be supervised to ensure that they
do not play with the appliance.
 To turn on your unit, always use the switch on the
control panel.
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ABOUT THE CONTROLS ON THE DEHUMIDIFIER
High and Low fan
indicator lights.
Bucket full light indicates bucket
needs to be emptied or it is not in
the proper place.
4 hour or 2 hour
indicator lights
Continuous operation
on indicator light.
Power On indicator light
Clean the Filter indicator
light
NOTE: When the bucket is full or removed, the
controls cannot be set.
humidity level. If you still have damper air than
desired, set the humidity level to a lower setting
or select Continuous for maximum
dehumidification. This unit has 3-min lag due to
the device for protecting circuit .In order to
prolong the compressor's working life, the
compressor will not start until the unit has run
for 3 minutes.
ON/OFF Pad
Press to turn the dehumidifier on and off.
FILTER Pad
After 250 hours of operation, the Clean the
Filter indicator light will glow to remind you to
clean the filter. Remove the filter and clean it.
Press to turn off the Clean the Filter light. See
the Care and Cleaning section.
Display
Shows the set % humidity level while setting,
then shows the actual (+/– 5% accuracy) room
% humidity level.
Humidity Set ControlPads
FAN SPEED
The humidity level can be set within a range of
80% RH (Relative Humidity) to 35% RH
(Relative Humidity) in 5% reduce or at CO for
continuous operation.
NOTE: If CO (Continuous) is selected, the
dehumidifier will operate continuously at its
maximum dehumidification settings if attached
to a hose to drain or until the bucket is full.
For drier air, press the - pad and set to a lower
percent value (%). For damper air, press the +
pad and set to a higher percent value (%).
When you first use the dehumidifier, set the
humidity control to 45% or 50%. Allow at least
24 hours for the dehumidifier to achieve the
Controls the fan speed. Press to select High or
Low fan speed. Set the fan control to High for
maximum moisture removal. When the humidity
has been reduced and quiet operation is
preferred, set the fan control to Low.
TIMER Pad
If unit is turned on and running in timer mode
for 2hr or 4hr,can turn off the unit. When unit
stand by and running in timer mode for 2hr or
4hr can turn on the unit.
Other Features
BUCKET FULL Light
Auto Defrost
Glows when the bucket is ready to be emptied, or
when the bucket is removed or not replaced in the
proper position.
When frost builds up on the evaporator coils, the
compressor will cycle off and the fan will continue to
run until the frost disappears.
Alarm
Power Outage
If the bucket is full or missing for more than three
minutes, an alarm will sound for about 10 seconds to
remind you to empty and replace the bucket.
In the case of a power outage or interruption, the unit
will automatically restart, in the settings last used,
after the power is restored.
Auto Shut Off
The Water Level Control Switch shuts off the
dehumidifier when the bucket is full, or when the
bucket is removed or not replaced in the proper
position.
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USING THE DEHUMIDIFIER
When first using the dehumidifier, operate the unit continuously 24 hours.
How the Dehumidifier Operates
Automatic Defrost
Moist, humid air is drawn over a cold refrigerated
dehumidifying coil. Moisture in the air condenses on
this coil and drains into a bucket (or through a hose
and drain). Dry, clean air is drawn through the
condenser where it is heated and discharged out the
top grille into the room. It is normal that the
surrounding air to become slightly warmer as the
dehumidifier operates.
When frost builds up on the evaporator coils, the
compressor will cycle off and the fan will continue to
run until the frost disappears. In defrosting mode, fan
motor normally run, compressor stop running.
Choosing a Location
A dehumidifier operating in a basement will have little
or no effect in drying an adjacent enclosed storage
area, such as a closet, unless there is adequate
circulation of air in and out of the area.
YES
Above
5 °C
 Do not use outdoors.
NO
Below
5 °C
 This dehumidifier is intended for indoor residential
applications only. This dehumidifier should not be
used for commercial or industrial applications.
 Place the dehumidifier on a smooth, level floor
strong enough to support the unit with a full bucket
of water.
100 cm
 Allow at least 12–18 inches of air space on all
sides of the unit for good air circulation(The place
with a draught leaves the distance of the wall as 40
inches).
 Place the dehumidifier in an area where the
temperature will not below 5°C. Or the coils can
become covered with frost, which may reduce
performance.
NOTE: The dehumidifier has rollers to aid placement,
but it should only be rolled on smooth, flat surfaces.
Do not attempt to roll the dehumidifier on carpet or
over objects.
 Use the dehumidifier to prevent moisture damage
anywhere books or valuables are stored.
 Use the dehumidifier in a basement to help prevent
moisture damage.
 The dehumidifier must be operated in an enclosed
area to be most effective.
 Close all doors, windows and other outside
openings of the room.
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USING THE DEHUMIDIFIER
Always make sure the water bucket is locked into place on the dehumidifier.
Removing Collected Water
There are 2 ways to remove collected water:
1. Use the bucket. When the bucket is removed, the
unit will shut off. Empty and replace the bucket.
2) Screw the drain connector to (included in the
package) the spout by turning clockwise.
NOTE: Support bucket with both
hands when emptying.
3) Insert the drainage hose in to drain connector.
Important: Do not use the hose if using the water
tank to collect water. When the hose is connected,
water will be drained out through it onto floor
instead of into the tank.
NOTES:
 Do not remove the bucket while the unit is in
operation or it has just stopped. Otherwise it
may cause some water to drip from the draining
pan.
ATTENTION: When using continuous drainage
option, place dehumidifier on a level surface and
make sure garden hose is clear of any obstructions
and is directed downward. Press down drain door so it
rests on top of the hose.
Placing dehumidifier on an uneven surface or
improper hose installation may result in water filling up
the bucket and causing the unit to shut off. Empty
water bucket if shut off occurs, then check
dehumidifier location and hose for proper setup.
 The bucket must be in place and securely
seated for the dehumidifier to operate.
 This is just the schematic plan, please refer to
the actual product.
2. Use a hose. Water can be automatically emptied
into a floor drain by attaching 14mm inner diameter
hose (not included).
1) Remove the continuous drain cap 1 by turning it
counter clockwise then remove the rubber
stopper 2 from the spout.
Water Level
The dehumidifier will turn off automatically when the
bucket is full, or when the bucket is removed or not
replaced in the proper position.
The bucket must be replaced in the proper position for
the dehumidifier to work. The light will be on and the
dehumidifier will not run if the bucket is not in the
proper position.
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CARE AND CLEANING OF THE DEHUMIDIFIER
Turn the dehumidifier off and remove the plug from the wall outlet before cleaning.
Grille and Case
To clean the case:
Use water and a mild detergent. Do not use bleach or
abrasives.
To clean the front grille:
Use a vacuum attachment or brush.
Water Bucket
To clean:
Every few weeks, clean the bucket to prevent growth
of mold, mildew and bacteria. Partially fill the bucket
with clean water and add a little mild detergent. Swish
it around in the bucket, empty and rinse.
NOTE: Do not use a dishwasher to clean the water
bucket.
To remove:
Remove the bucket and pour any water out.
To replace:
Slide the bucket into the dehumidifier.
NOTE: The bucket must be in place and securely
seated for the dehumidifier to operate.
Air Filter
The air filter should be checked and cleaned at least
every 250 hours of operation or more often if
necessary.
Buttons
※ After 250 hours of operation, the Clean the Filter
indicator light will glow to remind you to clean the
filter. Remove the filter and clean it. Replace the
filter and press the Filter RESET pad to turn off the
Clean the Filter light.
To remove:
Press the two buttons, then pull out the filter.
To clean:
Clean the filter with warm, soapy water. Rinse and
let the filter dry before replacing it.
To install:
Put the filter back into the dehumidifier.
NOTE: DO NOT rinse or put the filter in an
automatic dishwasher.
Caution: Do not operate the dehumidifier without
a filter because dirt will gather and affect the
unit's performance.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Problem
Dehumidifier does not
start.
Possible Causes
The dehumidifier is unplugged.
Dehumidifier has reached its
preset level or bucket is full.
Bucket is not in the proper
position.
Power failure.
Dehumidifier does not
dry the air as it should.
Did not allow enough time to
remove the moisture.
Airflow is restricted.
Dirty filter.
The Humidity Cont rol may not
be set low enough.
Doors and windows may not be
closed tightly.
Clothes dryer may be blowing
moisture-laden air into the room.
Room temperature is too low.
Dehumidifier runs too
much.
Frost appears on the
coils.
Controls cannot be
set.
Fan noise.
Water on floor.
Area to be dehumidified is too
large.
Doors and windows are open.
Dehumidifier has been recently
turned on, or room temperature
is below 5°C.
The compressor will turn off and
the fan will automatically
continue to run for
approximately 3 minutes at a
fixed setting.
There is sound created when
wind passing the unit. That is
the sound of wind.
Hose connection may be loose.
Intend to use the bucket to
collect water, but a hose is
attached.
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What To Do
Make sure the dehumidifier’s plug is pushed
completely into the outlet.
The dehumidifier automatically turns off when either
condition occurs. Change to a lower setting or
empty the bucket and replace properly.
The bucket must be in place and securely seated
for the dehumidifier to operate.
There is a protective time delay (up to 3 minutes) to
prevent tripping of the compressor overload. For
this reason, the unit may not start normal
dehumidifying for 3 minutes after it is turned back
on.
When first installed, allow at least 24 hours to
maintain the desired dryness.
Make sure there are no curtains, blinds or furniture
blocking the front or back of the dehumidifier. See
the Choosing a Location section.
See the Care and Cleaning section.
For drier air, press the - pad and set to a lower
percent value (%) or at CO (continuous) for
maximum dehumidification.
Check all doors, windows and other openings are
securely closed.
Install the dehumidifier away from the dryer. The
dryer should be vented to the outside.
Moisture removal is best at higher room
temperatures. Lower room temperatures will reduce
the moisture removal rate. Models are designed to
be operated at temperatures above 5°C.
The capacity of your dehumidifier may not be
adequate.
Close all doors and windows to the outside.
This is normal. Frost will usually disappear within 60
minutes. See the Automatic Defrostsection.
This is normal. Wait approximately 3 minutes and
set the fan as desired.
This is normal.
Check the hose connection. See the Removing
Collected Water section.
Disconnect the hose if using the bucket to collect
water. See the Removing Collected Water section.
LONG TERM STORAGE
When you do not use the unit for a long period, we suggest you to take following steps to store the
unit in a good condition:
 Make sure there is no water left in the water tank and take off the draining hose.
 Take off the power cord and plug and warp them well.
Clean the unit and packed it well to keep it from dust.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
Model
AYD-12
Rated Voltage
220–240 V~
Rated Frequency
50 Hz
Rated Power
230 W (max. 340 W)
Moisture Removal (at 30 °C, 27,1 °C)
12 liters/day
Operating Temperature
5–35 °C
Refrigerant (quantity)
R134a (0,09kg)
Sound pressure level / Sound power level
Max 43 dB(A) / Max 53 dB(A)
Weight
11,0 kg
Tank capacity
3,0 liters
Dehumidification is the value measured during continuous operation of the dehumidifier in the room at 30°C and
80% relative humidity.
Maximum power dehumidification at 30°C DB / 27,1°C WB.
DB - dry bulb
WB - wet bulb
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NOTE CONCERNING PROTECTION OF
ENVIRONMENT
This product must not be disposed of via normal household waste after its service life, but must be
taken to a collection station for the recycling of electrical and electronic devices. The symbol on the
product, the operating instructions or the packaging indicate such disposal procedures. The materials
are recyclable in accordance with their respective symbols. By means of re-use, material recycling or
any other form of recycling old appliances you are making an important contribution to the protection
of our environment. Please ask your local council where your nearest disposal station is located.
INFORMATION CONCERNING USED REFRIGERANT
MEDIUM
This unit is containing fluorinated gases included in the Kyoto protocol. The maintanance and the liquidation must
be carried out by qualified personel.
Type of refrigerant: R134a
The composition of the cooling medium R134a: (100% HFC-134a)
The quantity of the refrigerant: please see the unit label. Hermetically sealed system.
The value GWP: 1430
GWP = Global Warming Potential
In case of quality problem or other please contact your local supplier or authorized service center.
Emergency number: 112
PRODUCER
Producer: SINCLAIR CORPORATION Ltd., 1-4 Argyll St., London W1F 7LD, UK, www.sinclair-world.com
This product was manufactured in China (Made in China).
REPRESENTATIVE, TECHNICAL SUPPORT
NEPA spol. s r.o.
Purkyňova 45
612 00 Brno
Czech Republic
Tel.: +420 541 590 140
Fax: +420 541 590 124
www.ayrton-world.com
info@ayrton-world.com
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