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Electronic
shower
Installation and
Operating
Instructions
Installers
please note these instructions are to be left with the user
2180498I November 2009
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CONTENTS
Page
Important safety information........................................................... 1
Introduction.................................................................................... 2
Specifications................................................................................... 2
Advice to users................................................................................ 2
Main components........................................................................... 3
Electrical requirements..................................................................... 4
Water requirements......................................................................... 6
Siting of the shower........................................................................ 7
Fitting the shower to the wall.......................................................... 8
Plumbing connections.................................................................... 10
Electrical connections..................................................................... 11
Commissioning............................................................................... 12
Replacing the cover........................................................................ 14
Operating the shower.................................................................... 15
Operating functions........................................................................ 17
Cleaning......................................................................................... 18
Instructions for installers and service engineers only....................... 19
Spare parts..................................................................................... 20
Fault finding................................................................................21 - 22
Guarantee, service policy, etc....................................................rear cover
To check the product suitability for commercial and multiple installations, please contact Triton’s
specification advisory service before installation.
Telephone: 0844 980 0730
Facsimile: 0844 980 0744
E mail: technical@tritonshowers.co.uk
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PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
 Products manufactured by Triton are safe and without risk provided they are installed, used and
maintained in good working order in accordance with our instructions and recommendations.
 WARNING: DO NOT operate shower if frozen, or suspected of being frozen. It must thaw out
before using.
 DO NOT operate the unit if the showerhead or spray hose becomes damaged.
 DO NOT restrict flow out of shower by placing showerhead in direct contact with your body.
 DO NOT operate the shower if water ceases to flow during use or if water has entered inside
the unit because of an incorrectly fitted cover.
 WARNING: If restarting the shower immediately after stopping, be aware that a slug of
hot water will be expelled for the first few seconds.
GENERAL
1
1.1 Isolate the electrical and water supplies before
300mm of the shower unit, as heat can
transfer along the pipework and damage
components.
2.4 DO NOT fit any form of outlet flow control as
the outlet acts as a vent for the heater can.
2.5 DO NOT use excessive force when making
connections to the flexible hose or
showerhead, finger tight is sufficient.
2.6 All plumbing connections must be completed
before making the electrical connections.
removing the cover.
1.2 Read all of these instructions and retain them
for later use.
1.3 DO NOT take risks with plumbing or electrical
equipment.
1.4 Isolate electrical and water supplies before
proceeding with the installation.
1.5 The unit must be mounted onto the finished
1.6
a)
wall surface (on top of the tiles). Do not tile up
to unit after fixing to wall.
Contact Customer Service (see back page), if
any of the following occur:
If it is intended to operate the shower at
pressures above the maximum or below the
minimum stated.
If the unit shows a distinct change in
performance.
If the shower is frozen.
If it is intended to operate the shower in areas
of hard water (above 200 ppm temporary
hardness), a scale inhibitor may have to be
fitted. For advice on the Triton Scale Inhibitor,
contact Triton Customer Service.
The showerhead must be cleaned regularly
with descalent to remove scale and debris,
otherwise restrictions to the flow on the outlet
of the unit will result in higher temperatures
and could also cause the Pressure Relief Device
in the unit to operate.
This product is not suitable for mounting into
steam rooms or steam cubicles.
ELECTRICAL
3
3.1 The installation must comply with BS 7671
‘Requirements for electrical installations’ (IEE
wiring regulations), building regulations or any
particular regulations as specified by the local
Electrical Supply Company.
3.2 This appliance MUST be earthed.
3.3 In accordance with ‘The Plugs and Sockets etc.
(Safety) Regulations 1994’, this appliance is
intended to be permanently connected to the
fixed wiring of the electrical mains system.
3.4 Make sure all electrical connections are tight
to prevent overheating.
3.5 Fuses do not give personal protection against
electric shock.
3.6 A 30mA residual current device (RCD) MUST
be installed in all UK electric and pumped
shower circuits. This may be part of the
consumer unit or a separate unit.
3.7 Switch off immediately at isolating switch if
water ceases to flow during use.
3.8 Other electrical equipment i.e. extractor fans,
pumps must not be connected to the circuits
within the unit.
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b)
c)
1.7
1.8
1.9
PLUMBING
2
2.1 The plumbing installation must comply with
3.9
Water Regulations, Building Regulations or any
particular regulations as specified by Local
Water Company or Water Undertakers and
should be in accordance with BS 6700.
2.2 The supply pipe must be flushed to clear
debris before connecting to the shower unit.
2.3 DO NOT solder pipes or fittings within
Switch off at isolating switch when not in use.
This is a safety procedure recommended with
all electrical appliances.
3.10 As with all electrical appliances it is
recommended to have the shower and
installation checked at least every two years by
a competent electrician to ensure there is no
deterioration due to age and usage.
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INTRODUCTION
INTRODUCTION
Introduction
ADVICE
TO USERS
Advice to users
This book contains all the necessary fitting and
operating instructions for your Triton shower.
Please read them carefully.
Important: When first installed the
unit will be empty. It is essential the
unit should contain water before the
elements are switched on. It is vital that
the commissioning procedure is followed.
Failure to carry out this operation will
result in damage to the unit and will
invalidate the guarantee.
The shower installation must be carried out by a
suitably qualified person and in the sequence of
this instruction book.
Care taken during the installation will provide a
long, trouble-free life from your shower.
SPECIFICATIONS
Specifications
Specifications
Electrical
Nominal power
rating at 240V
The following points will help you understand
how the shower operates:
a. The electric heating elements operate at a
constant rate at your chosen power setting.
It is the rate of the water passing through
the heater can which determines the water
temperature. (The slower the flow, the hotter
the water becomes; the faster the flow, the
cooler the water.)
Nominal power
rating at 230V
9.5kW – (40A MCB rating) 8.7kW – (40A MCB rating)
10.5kW – (45A MCB rating) 9.6kW – (45A MCB rating)
Water
Inlet connection – 15 mm diameter.
Outlet connection – ½” BSP male thread.
b. During winter the mains water supply will
be cooler than in the summer, so the flow
rate will vary between seasons at any one
temperature setting. At different times of the
year you may have to adjust the position of
the temperature control to maintain your
desired temperature setting.
Entry Points
Water – bottom, back or right-hand side entry.
Cable – top or back.
Materials
Backplate, cover, controls, showerhead – ABS.
Sprayplate – Acetal.
Elements – Minerally insulated corrosion resistant
metal sheathing.
c. The stabiliser valve minimises variations in
shower temperature during mains water
pressure changes. If changes in shower
temperature are experienced during normal
use, it will most likely be caused by the
water pressure falling near to or below the
minimum level. The drop in pressure may
be due to water being drawn off at other
points in the house while the shower is in
use. If pressure drops appreciably below
the minimum, the heating elements will
automatically cut out.
Dimensions
Height – 309mm
Width – 212mm
Depth – 95mm
Standards and Approvals
Splashproof rating IPX4.
Complies with the requirements of current British
and European safety standards for household
and similar electrical appliances.
Complies with requirements of the British
Electrotechnical Approvals Board (BEAB).
If ever the water becomes too hot and you
cannot obtain cooler water, first check that
the sprayplate in the showerhead has not
become blocked.
Meets with Compliance with European
Community Directives (CE).
Do not place items such as soap or shampoo
bottles on top of the unit. Liquid could seep
through the joint between the cover and
backplate, and possibly damage the sealing
rubber.
Replacement parts can be ordered from Customer
Service. See ‘spare parts’ for details and part numbers.
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MAIN
COMPONENTS
MAINcomponents
Main
COMPONENTS
Note: Not all wiring shown for reasons of clarity
Fig.1
Inside unit (fig.1)
1. Top cable entry
2. Bottom pipe entry
6
11
3. Rear pipe entry area
11
8
13
4. Side pipe entry area
1
5. Rear cable entry area
7
6. Wall screw fixing
12
7. Terminal block
8. Power PCB
309 mm
14
WARNING
9. Stabilising valve
9
10. Solenoid valve
10
11. Guide pockets
12. Can and element assembly
13. Thermal cut-out (main)
6
15
14. Earth connection
5
17
Inlet
3
4
51 mm
16
66 mm
11
15. Pressure relief device
2
16. Outlet temperature limiter
Outlet
17. Trimplate
212 mm
Inside cover (fig.2)
18. Cover tags
19. Control PCB
20. Start/Stop switch
Fig.2
18
18
19
21. Neon lens
21
20
18
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ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
Shepperton Park,
Triton Road, Nuneaton,
Warwickshire, CV11 4NR
WARNING!
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THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED
The installation, supply cable and circuit
protection must conform with BS 7671 (IEE
wiring regulations) and be sufficient for the
amperage required.
The following notes are for guidance only:
1
Fig.3
The shower must only be connected to a
230-240V ac supply. If you are installing a
shower with a kilowatt rating above 9kW, it
is advisable to contact the local electricity
supply company.
Fig.4 Schematic of installation circuit
Pull cord
isolating switch
1.1 The electrical rating of the shower is shown
on the rating label (Fig.3) within the unit.
2
Before making any sort of electrical
connection within the installation make sure
that no terminal is live. If in any doubt,
switch off the whole installation at the mains
supply and remove the correct fuse.
3
The shower must be connected to its own
independent electrical circuit. IT MUST NOT
be connected to a ring main, spur, socket
outlet, lighting circuit or cooker circuit.
80A or 100A
main switch
Table A
CIRCUIT PROTECTION
4.2 You will need to contact the local electricity
company. They will check the supply and
carry out what is necessary.
For close circuit protection DO NOT use a
rewireable fuse. Instead use a suitably rated
Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) or cartridge
fuse (see Table A).
5.1 A 30mA residual current device (RCD) must
be installed in all UK electric and pumped
shower circuits. This may be part of the
consumer unit or a separate unit.
6
A 45 amp double pole isolating switch with
a minimum contact gap of 3 mm in both
Incoming
supply
fuse
Meter
tails
Check your consumer unit (main fuse box)
has a main switch rating of 80A or above
and that it has a spare fuse way which will
take the fuse or Miniature Circuit Breaker
(MCB) necessary for the shower (Fig.4).
4.1 If your consumer unit has a rating below
80A or if there is no spare fuse way, then the
installation will not be straightforward and
may require a new consumer unit serving
the house or just the shower.
5
Consumer
unit
Meter
Fuse or
MCB
3.1 The electrical supply must be adequate for
the loading of the unit and existing circuits.
4
Shower
unit
RCD
(can be part of
consumer unit)
unit
rating
MCB
cartridge
fuse
7.0kW
7.5kW
30/32A
32A
30A
35A
8.0kW
8.5kW
9.0kW
9.5kW
10.5kW
40A
40A
40A
40/45A
45A
35A
45A
45A
45A
45A
cabling is bunched with others, surrounded
by thermal loft or wall insulation or placed in
areas where the ambient temperature is
For close circuit protection DO NOT use a
above 30°C. Under these conditions,
rewireable fuse. Instead use a suitably rated
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Miniature Circuit Breaker (MCB) or cartridge
select a larger cable size.
fuse (see Table A).
carry out what is necessary.
5
9.2 In the majority of installations, the cable
will unavoidably be placed in one or more
of the above conditions. This being so, it
is strongly recommended to use a
minimum of 10mm cabling throughout
the shower installation.
5.1 A 30mA residual current device (RCD) must
be installed in all UK electric and pumped
shower circuits. This may be part of the
consumer unit or a separate unit.
6
A 45 amp double pole isolating switch with
a minimum contact gap of 3 mm in both
poles must be incorporated in the circuit.
9.3 In any event, it is essential that individual
site conditions are assessed by a competent
electrician in order to determine the correct
cable size and permissible circuit length.
6.1 It must have a mechanical indicator showing
when the switch is in the OFF position, and
the wiring must be connected to the switch
without the use of a plug or socket outlet.
Table B
6.2 The switch must be accessible and clearly
identifiable, but out of reach of a person
using a fixed bath or shower, except for the
cord of a cord operated switch, and should
be placed so that it is not possible to touch
the switch body while standing in a bath or
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shower cubicle. It should be readily
accessible to switch off after using the
shower.
7
Where shower cubicles are located in any
rooms other than bathrooms, all socket
outlets in those rooms must be protected by
a 30mA RCD.
8
The current carrying capacity of the cable
must be at least that of the shower circuit
protection (see Table B).
Twin and earth PVC insulated cable
Current carrying capacity
8.2 It is also necessary to satisfy the
disconnection time and thermal constraints
which means that for any given combination
of current demand, voltage drop and cable
size, there is a maximum permissible circuit
length.
The shower circuit should be separated from
other circuits by at least twice the diameter
of the cable or conduit.
9.1 The current rating will be reduced if the
cabling is bunched with others, surrounded
by thermal loft or wall insulation or placed in
areas where the ambient temperature is
above 30°C. Under these conditions,
derating factors apply and it is necessary to
select a larger cable size.
9.2 In the majority of installations, the cable
will unavoidably be placed in one or more
of the above conditions. This being so, it
is strongly recommended to use a
In conduit
trunking
6 mm²
35A
10 mm²
47A
16 mm²
63A
6 mm²
38A
10 mm²
52A
16 mm²
69A
6 mm²
47A
10 mm²
64A
16 mm²
85A
Note: Cable selection is dependent on
derating factors
8.1 To obtain full advantage of the power
provided by the shower, use the shortest
cable route possible from the consumer unit
to the shower.
9
Installed in an
insulated wall
Clipped direct
or buried in a
non-insulated
wall
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WATER
REQUIREMENTS
Water
WATERrequirements
REQUIREMENTS
Mains electric supply
(via double pole switch)
The installation must be in accordance with
Water Regulations/Bylaws.
To make sure of activating the heating elements,
the shower must be connected to a mains water
supply with a minimum running pressure of
100kPa (1.0 bar) at a minimum flow rate of nine
litres per minute. The maximum static pressure
must be no greater than 1 000kPa (10 bar).
Double
pole
isolating
switch
Shower
unit
Isolating
stopvalve
Note: For the 10.5kW rated shower the
minimum running pressure must be 150kPa (1.5 bar) at a minimum flow rate of eleven litres
per minute with a maximum static pressure no
greater than 1 000kPa (10 bar).
Switch may
be wall
mounted
in accordance
with IEE regs.
Note: If the stated flow rates are not available,
it may not be possible to achieve the best
performance from the unit throughout the year.
Mains
water
supply
For guidance on the running and static pressures
contact the local water company or consult a
competent plumber.
During periods of high ambient temperatures it
may be necessary to select a low power setting
to achieve your preferred shower temperature.
Separate permanently
connected supply
from consumer unit
The water supply can be taken from a cold water
storage cistern provided there is a minimum
head of ten metres (fifteen metres for the
10.5kW rated shower) above the showerhead. It
must be an independent supply to the shower
only.
Fig.5 Diagrammatic view (not to scale)
If it is intended to operate the shower at
pressures above the maximum or below the
minimum stated, contact Customer Service for
advice.
Fig.5 shows a typical system layout.
Do not use jointing compounds on any pipe
fittings for the installation.
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SITING
OF
THE
SHOWER
SITINGofOF
Siting
the
THE
shower
SHOWER
WARNING!
Important: If installing onto a tiled wall
always mount the unit on the surface of the
tiles. NEVER tile up to the unit.
The shower must not be positioned
where it will be subjected to freezing
conditions.
Refer to fig.6 for the correct siting of the
shower. Position the unit where it will not be in
direct contact with water from the showerhead.
Position the shower unit vertically.
Shower unit can
be mounted either
side of riser rail
Allow enough room between the ceiling and the
shower to access the cover top screws. Leave
enough space between the left-hand side of the
unit and the wall to allow access to the pressure
relief device (PRD) in the future.
Note: Water regulations require the showerhead
be ‘constrained by a fixed or sliding attachment
so that it can only discharge water at a point
not less than 25mm above the spill-over level
of the relevant bath, shower tray or other
fixed appliance’. The use of the supplied gel
hanger/hose guide will in most cases meet this
requirement, but if the showerhead can be
placed within a bath, basin or shower tray, then
a double check valve, or similar, must be fitted in
the supply pipework to prevent back-flow.
Height of
sprayhead
and shower
to suit user's
requirement
Mains cold
water supply
bottom, back
and side
Soap dish
retaining
ring
25mm minimum
Pressure relief safety device
Spillover
level
A pressure relief device (PRD) is designed into
the shower unit which complies with European
standards. The PRD provides a level of appliance
protection should an excessive build up of
pressure occur within the shower.
Shower unit
must not
be within
an area
1 metre
from base
Outline of bath
or shower tray
Fig.6 Diagrammatic view (not to scale)
Do not operate the shower with a damaged or
kinked shower hose, or a blocked showerhead
which can cause the PRD to operate.
Important: The unit must be mounted
on a flat surface which covers the full
width and length of the backplate. It is
important that the wall surface is flat
otherwise difficulty may be encountered
when fitting the cover and subsequent
operation of the unit may be impaired.
When commissioning, the showerhead must
be removed from the flexible hose, while at the
same time the temperature control must be at
the minimum flow position. Failure to follow this
procedure may also cause the PRD to operate.
Make sure the shower is positioned over a bath
or shower tray because if the PRD operates, then
water will eject from the bottom of the unit.
Should this happen, turn off the electricity and
water supplies to the shower at the isolating
switch and stopvalve. Contact Customer Service
for advice on replacing the PRD.
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FITTING
THE
SHOWER
TOWALL
THE WALL
FITTING
Fitting
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shower
SHOWER
to theTO
wall
THE
Fig.7
Warning!
Check there are no hidden cables or
pipes before drilling holes for wall
plugs. Use great care when using
power tools near water. The use of
a residual current device (RCD) is
recommended.
Note: The control knob is an integral part of the
cover – do not attempt to remove it.
Lift the cover from the backplate. To access the
pipe and cable connections lift off the trimplate
(fig.7).
Entry positions for the mains water are from the
bottom, rear or side. Cable entry is via the top
or rear.
Note: Deviations from the designated entry
points will invalidate product approvals.
Fig.8
If bottom or side surface entry is required for the
mains cold water, then the necessary opening
will need to be cut out in the trimplate (fig.8).
If surface cable entry from the top is required
then a small area will need to be cut out in the
backplate (fig.9).
Area to be
cut away for
side entry
If installing a feed pipe from the rear, bottom
or side the centre of the inlet valve to the wall
surface is 21 mm (fig.10).
Area to be cut away
for bottom entry
Note: If entry is from the rear, the nut of the
compression fitting will be partially behind the
surface of the wall (fig.10). This area must
be left clear when plastering over the pipework
in order to make the nut accessible for future
adjustments.
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Important: Always seal around the
incoming pipework to prevent water entering
the wall.
After choosing the site for the shower, use the
backplate as a template and mark the two fixing
holes (fig.11).
Fig.9
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Drill and plug the wall.
(An appropriate drill bit should be used. If the
wall is brick, plasterboard or a soft building block,
appropriate wall plugs and screws should be fitted).
Fig.10
Screw the bottom fixing screw into position
leaving the base of the screw head protruding
6mm out from the wall.
Hook the backplate over the bottom screw and
fit the top fixing screw into position. Do not fully
tighten the screws at this stage, as the fixing
holes are elongated to allow for out of square
adjustment after the plumbing connections have
been completed.
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Note: If replacing an existing shower unit, a
replacement installation trim is a­­­vailable to
help accommodate other pipe and cable entry
arrangements. See ‘spare parts’ for details.
Fig.11
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Warning!
The outlet of the shower acts as a
vent and must not be connected to
anything other than the hose and
showerhead supplied.
PLUMBING
CONNECTIONS
PLUMBING
Plumbing
connections
CONNECTIONS
Plumbing to be carried out before wiring
Do not use jointing compounds on any pipe
fittings for the installation.
Do not solder fittings near the shower unit
as heat can transfer along the pipework and
damage components.
Compression fittings must be used to connect
to the inlet of the shower. (Push-on fittings must
not be used as full engagement cannot be
guaranteed.)
Note: An additional stopvalve (complying with
Water Regulations) must be fitted in the mains
water supply to the shower as an independent
means of isolating the water supply should
maintenance or servicing be necessary.
Important: Before completing the
connection of the water supply to the inlet
of the shower, flush out the pipework to
remove all swarf and system debris. This can
be achieved by connecting a hose to the
pipework and turning on the mains water
supply long enough to clear the debris to
waste.
Procedure
Turn off water supply either at the mains
stopvalve or the isolating stopvalve. Connect the
mains water supply to the inlet of the shower
via 15mm copper, stainless steel or plastic
pipe using a 15mm x 15mm elbow or straight
coupler compression fitting.
Do not use excessive force when making these
connections.
Make sure the backplate is square on the wall
and tighten the two retaining screws which hold
it to the wall.
Turn on the mains water supply and check for
leaks in the pipework connection to the shower.
Note: At this stage no water can flow through
the unit.
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ELECTRICAL
CONNECTIONS
ELECTRICAL
Electrical
connections
CONNECTIONS
Fig.12
Switch off the electricity supply at
the mains.
Fig.12 shows a schematic wiring diagram.
L
The cable entry points are shown in fig.1. The
cable can be surface clipped, hidden or via
20mm conduit.
N
1
E
6
2
4
Note: Conduit entry can only be from rear.
Route the cable into the shower unit and
connect to the terminal block (fig.13) as
follows:
3
8
10
11
Earth cable to terminal marked
Neutral cable to terminal marked N
Live cable to terminal marked L
9
Important: Fully tighten the terminal
block screws and make sure that no cable
insulation is trapped under the screws. Loose
connections can result in cable overheating.
9
7
outlet
Note: The supply cable earth conductor must
be sleeved. The outer sheath of the supply cable
must be stripped back to the minimum.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
The supply cable must be secured either by
routing through conduit or in trunking or by
embedding in the wall, in accordance with
current IEE regulations.
inlet
5
7.
Terminal block
Earth post
Control PCB
Power PCB
Solenoid Valve
Thermal cut-out
(main)
Thermal cut-out
(outlet)
8. Connector socket
9. Element
10. Power LED
11. Low Pressure LED
The use of connections within the unit, or other
points in the shower circuit, to supply power to
other equipment i.e. extractor fans, pumps etc.
will invalidate the guarantee.
Fig.13
DO NOT switch on the electricity supply until
the cover has been fitted.
Note: The elements on UK models are to
240V specification and will give a lower kW
rating if the voltage supply is below 240V.
Terminal
block
L
11
N
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COMMISSIONING
Commissioning
Commissioning
Fig.14
At this stage, temporarily fit the cover in order to
carry out the commissioning procedure.
The first operation of the shower is intended to
flush out any remaining unit debris and to make
sure the heater unit contains water before the
elements are switched on.
Valve
spindle
Refit the trimplate.
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Turn the valve spindle fully clockwise until it hits
the 'stop' (fig.14).
Turn the temperature control on the cover to the
minimum flow setting as shown in (fig.15).
Offer the cover to the unit.
T
INLE
Fig.15
Temperature
control at
minimum
flow setting
Important: Do not connect the 10-way
ribbon cable at this stage.
Carefully locate the cover into the backplate
and make sure that the wires are not trapped.
Guide the cover into position so that the control
spindle locates correctly (minor adjustment may
be necessary to align the control and spindle).
Should any difficulty arise, recheck the points
above.
While applying slight pressure to the front
cover, secure in position with the three retaining
screws.
Fig.16
Temperature
control at
maximum
flow setting
Fit the flexible hose to the shower outlet making
sure the outlet of the hose is directed to waste.
Check the supplied sealing washer is in place.
Do not attach the showerhead at this stage.
Before turning on the electric and mains
water supplies to the shower, make sure the
temperature control is rotated fully clockwise to
the minimum flow position (fig.15).
Note: Failure to rotate fully clockwise may cause
the PRD to operate.
Turn on the water supply to the shower at the
isolating stopvalve. Switch on the electricity
supply to the shower at the isolating switch.
Wait until water starts to flow from the flexible
hose.
Slowly rotate the temperature control fully
anti-clockwise to the maximum flow position
(fig.16).
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It will take about thirty seconds for a smooth
flow of water to be obtained while air and any
debris is being flushed from the shower. When
a smooth flow of water is obtained, turn the
temperature control from minimum flow to
maximum flow and back again several times to
release any trapped air from within the unit.
Fig.17
Once the flushing out has been completed,
switch off the electricity to the shower at the
isolating switch. The water will cease to flow.
Unscrew the three retaining screws once again
and lift the cover from the backplate.
Attached to the display PCB, inside the cover,
is a 10-way ribbon cable. The ribbon cable
connector must be plugged into the socket
located at the right of the power PCB situated
inside the unit (fig.17).
Note the cable connector can be fitted to the
socket only one way. The ribbon cable has
a coloured edge which is lowermost when
correctly fitted to the socket.
Note: Make sure the cable is not trapped when
fitting the cover.
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REPLACING
THE
COVER
Replacing the cover
REPLACING
THE COVER
Fig.18
Important: Before finally fitting the cover,
the following steps must be taken:
a.Check plumbing connections are
watertight.
Valve
spindle
b.Check terminal block screws are fully
tightened.
>POM-GF30<
c.Make sure the pipe and cable entering
the unit do not prevent the cover locating
correctly to the backplate.
d. Rotate the valve spindle fully clockwise
until it hits the 'stop' (fig.18).
Fig.19
T
INLE
e.Turn the temperature control on the cover
to the minimum flow setting (fig.19).
Offer the cover to the unit.
Carefully locate the cover into the backplate and
make sure the wires are not trapped.
Guide the cover into position so that the knob
spindle locates correctly (minor adjustment may
be necessary to align the knob and spindle).
Should any difficulty arise, recheck the points
above.
While applying slight pressure to the front
cover, secure in position with the three retaining
screws.
Turn the electric supply back on at the isolating
switch. The POWER indicator will light. No water
will flow until the Start/Stop button is pressed.
Note: It is recommended that the water and
electric supplies to the shower are turned off
while the riser rail kit is being installed.
The flexible hose can be left attached to the
shower outlet. Make sure the supplied sealing
washers are fitted in both ends of the hose.
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OPERATING
THE
Operating the shower
OPERATING
THE SHOWER
SHOWER
Fig.20
Make sure the commissioning
procedure has been carried out.
When the electricity supply to the shower is
switched on at the isolating switch, the power
indicator will light.
High &
Economy
To start the shower
Press the Start/Stop button and water will
begin to flow.
Cold
Note: The default start up setting is the HIGH
setting.
To stop the shower
Press the Start/Stop button and the phased
shutdown will begin. Water will cease to flow
after a few seconds.
To use the control buttons
Temperature
control
There are two control buttons – high/
economy and cold (fig.20).
The upper button – red symbol is for
switching between the high and economy
power setting.
The high setting allows the highest flow
achievable for your preferred temperature. This
setting should normally be regarded as optimum
shower performance throughout the year.
Start/Stop
button
The economy setting uses less energy when
the ambient mains water temperature is high
during hot months.
Note: When starting the shower, the default
setting is high. The red
button alternates
between the two settings: press the button
once to select the Economy setting; press the
button again to reselect High.
Note: In normal use, it is in order to leave the
water supply permanently on to the shower
unit, but as with most electrical appliances,
the unit must be switched off at the
isolating switch when not in use.
Temperature adjustment at this setting is via the
temperature control.
The lower button – blue symbol
is for cold
water only. Adjusting the temperature control
at this setting will only increase or decrease the
flow of the water from the showerhead. (It will
not alter the water temperature.)
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WARNING!
After any servicing of mains water
supply, always flush out the
pipework to remove any debris.
Always make sure the unit is started
on COLD in order to purge any air in
the pipework.
Warning!
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.
Note: If the stated flow rate required for the
unit cannot be met due to low water pressure,
it will be necessary to operate the unit on the
ECONOMY setting during the warmer months
because of flow rate limitations entering the unit.
To adjust the shower temperature
The water temperature is altered by increasing
or decreasing the flow rate of the water through
the shower via the temperature control (fig.20).
After finding a suitable showering temperature,
the temperature control can be left as the
normal setting and should only need altering
to compensate for seasonal changes in ambient
water temperature.
Note: The preferred position on economy will
give a different temperature to the same position
on high.
To decrease the shower temperature
Turn the temperature control anti-clockwise;
this will increase the flow of water through the
shower.
To increase the shower temperature
Turn the temperature control clockwise; this will
decrease the flow of water through the shower.
Note: It is advisable to be certain that the
showering temperature is satisfactory by testing
with your hand before stepping under the
showerhead. There will always be a time delay of
a few seconds between selecting a flow rate and
the water reaching the stable temperature for
that flow rate.
Caution: 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.
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OPERATING
FUNCTIONS
Operating functions
Fig.21
Power on indicator (fig.21)
When the electricity supply to the shower is
switched on at the isolating switch, the power
indicator will light.
Low pressure indicator (fig.21)
If this indicator lights, this means the water
pressure has fallen below the minimum required
for correct operation of the shower, resulting in
the low pressure cut-out operating. This switches
off power to the heating elements preventing any
undue temperature rises. The shower will operate
on the COLD setting until there is adequate
water pressure which automatically restores the
power to the elements.
Low pressure
indicator
Power indicator
Selector mode indicators (fig.22)
Next to each control button there is an indicator
that lights when the button is pressed, indicating
which shower mode is in operation.
On the high setting both indicators next to the
red
button are lit. On the economy setting
the lower indicator only is lit.
Fig.22
Phased shutdown
High setting
indicators
In use, when the Start/stop button is pressed,
power is switched off to the elements. Water
will continue to flow for a few seconds, flushing
out any remaining hot water. This makes sure
the next immediate user will not receive a slug
of hot water if standing under the showerhead
when starting the shower.
Economy
setting
indicator
Cold setting
indicator
Temperature limiter
During normal operation if an overheat
temperature is sensed, power to the elements
will be reduced. Water will continue to flow.
When the temperature has cooled sufficiently
power to the elements will be automatically
restored to the setting at the time of
interruption.
Safety cut-out
The unit is fitted with a non-resettable
thermal cut-out safety device. In the event of
abnormal operation which could cause unsafe
temperatures within the unit, the device will
disconnect the heating elements. It will require a
visit from a qualified engineer to determine the
nature of the fault and replace the safety device,
once the unit has been repaired.
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CLEANING
WARNING!
Do not use abrasive or aggressive
cleaning products when cleaning the
shower as they may damage the unit.
Before cleaning, turn off the unit at the isolation
switch to avoid the shower being accidentally
switched on.
Triton recommends that all products are cleaned
using warm, soapy water.
Do not use abrasive or aggressive chemical
cleaning products as this may affect the product
surface finish and invalidate your guarantee.
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INSTRUCTIONS
FOR INSTALLERS
Instructions
for installers and service
engineers only AND
SERVICE ENGINEERS ONLY
Cleaning the inlet filter
Fig.23
It is recommended that the filter is periodically
cleaned in order to maintain the performance of
the shower. It is essential that this operation is
carried out by an installer or service engineer.
Important: Before servicing, switch off both
the electricity supply and water supply at the
mains.
The inlet filter is situated in the side of the inlet
pipe (fig.23).
To gain access to the filter, remove the trimplate
and then unscrew the retaining nut from the
side­­­ of the inlet pipe.
Filter
When cleaning the filter, do not use a sharp
object, as it will cause damage. It is preferable to
use an old toothbrush or similar.
Incoming
pipework
DO NOT overtighten the filter retaining nut
when refitting.
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SPARE PARTS
Spare parts
Ref DescriptionPart No
3
1
2
4
5
7
6
8
11
9
1. Power PCB
7073333
2. Terminal block S12130905
3. Thermal cut-out
22011180
4. Heater can assembly
9.5kW
10.5kW
P12120705
P12120706
5. Solenoid/stabiliser valve
assembly
P12120801
6. PRD & ‘O’ ring
82800450
7. Inlet pipe assembly
S12121005
8. Outlet pipe assembly
S12131001
9. Trimplate
7053429
−
7053386
Drip shield
10. Cover assembly
S12140601
11. Cover PCB
7073482
10
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Fault finding
IMPORTANT: Switch off the electricity at the mains supply and remove the circuit fuse before
attempting any fault finding inside the unit.
Problem/Symptom
Cause
Action/Cure
1 Shower
inoperable, no
water flow.
1.1 Interrupted power
supply.
1.1.1 Blown fuse or circuit breaker. Check
supply. Renew or reset fuse or circuit
breaker. If it fails again, consult a qualified
electrician.
1.1.2 Power cut? Check other appliances and
if necessary, contact the local Electricity
Supply Company.
1.2 Unit malfunction.
1.2.1 Have unit checked. Ring Customer Service.
2.1 Not enough water
flowing through the
shower.
2.1.1 Increase the flow rate via temperature
control.
2.1.2 Blocked showerhead – clean blocked
sprayplate.
2.2 Blockage in supply.
2.2.1 Check if stop valves are fully open. Check
if blockage in inlet filter.
2.3 Increase in ambient
water temperature.
2.3.1 Switch to economy power setting and
readjust flow rate to give required
temperature.
3 Water
temperature
cycling hot/cool
at intervals.
3.1 Heater cycling on
outer temperature
limiter.
3.1.1 See 'Water too hot' causes 2.1, 2.2 and
2.3 and their action/cures. If it continues,
contact Customer Service.
4 Water too cool
or cold.
4.1 Too much flow.
4.1.1 Reduce flow rate via temperature control.
4.2 Water pressure below
minimum stated on
rating label.
4.2.1 Check low pressure indicator. If lit,
continue with remainder of checks. If not
lit, see 4.1 & 4.4.
4.2.2 Is water supply mains or tank fed?
4.2.3 If tank fed, replumb to mains water supply
or see 4.2.5.
4.2.4 If mains fed, make sure the mains stop
valve is fully open and that there are
no other restrictions in the supply while
shower is in use, or see 4.2.5.
4.2.5 Fit a pump to give minimum pressure;
contact Customer Service for advice.
4.3 Reduction in ambient
water temperature.
4.3.1 Switch to full power setting and readjust
the flow rate via the temperature control
to give required temperature.
2 Water too hot.
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Fault Finding
Problem/Symptom
Cause
Action/Cure
4.4 Electrical malfunction
or safety cut-out has
operated.
4.4.1 Have unit checked by suitably qualified
electrician or contact Customer Service.
5 Shower varies
from normal
temperature to
cold during use.
5.1 Water pressure has
dropped below
minimum required.
Indicator lit.
5.1.1 Wait until the water pressure resumes
to normal. Low pressure indicator
extinguishes.
6 Pressure relief
device has
operated (water
ejected from PRD
tube).
6.1 Blocked showerhead.
6.1.1 Clean sprayplate and then fit a new PRD.
6.2 Twisted/blocked
flexible shower hose.
6.2.1 Check for free passage through hose.
Replace hose if necessary and then fit new
PRD.
6.3 Showerhead not
removed while
commissioning.
6.3.1 Fit new PRD. Commission unit with
showerhead removed.
7 Shower fails to
shut off flow
when Start/
Stop button is
pressed.
7.1 Faulty Stop/Start
switch.
7.1.1 Replace switch.
7.2 Debris in solenoid
valve.
7.2.1 Replace solenoid valve assembly.
Note: Identify cause of operation before fitting new PRD unit.
When fitting a new PRD, follow the commissioning procedure.
It is advised all electrical maintenance/repairs to the shower
should be carried out by a suitably qualified person.
In the unlikely event of a fault occurring please contact Triton Customer Service.
Do not remove the shower from the installation.
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UK SERVICE POLICY
In the event of a product fault or complaint occurring, the
following procedure should be followed:
1. Telephone Customer Service on 0844 980 0750 having available,
your details including post code, the model number and power
rating of the product, together with the date of purchase.
2. Based on information given over the telephone, a Triton Customer
Service Advisor will attempt to diagnose the fault and confirm
whether a site visit from a qualified service engineer is required.
3. All products attended to by a Triton service engineer must
be installed in full accordance with the Triton installation
guide applicable to the product. (Every product pack contains
an installation guide, however, they can also be bought via our
Customer Service Spares Department).
4. Our engineer will require local parking and if a permit is required
this must be available to the engineer on arrival at the call.
5. It is essential that you or an appointed representative (who must
be over 18 years of age) is present for the duration of the service
engineer's visit. If the product is in guarantee you must produce
proof of purchase.
6. Where a call under the terms of guarantee has been booked and
the failure is not product related (i.e. scaling and furring, incorrect
water pressure, pressure relief device operation or electrical/
plumbing installation fault) a charge will be made. A charge will
also be issued if nobody is at home when the service engineer
calls or adequate parking/permit is not available.
7. If the product is no longer covered by the guarantee an up front
fixed fee will be charged before the site visit.
8. Should proof of purchase not be available on an “in-guarantee”
call, or should the service engineer find that the product is no
longer under guarantee, the engineer will charge the same
fixed price and the customer will be expected to pay the
engineer before he leaves. If payment is not made on the day an
administration charge will be added to the fixed charge.
9. If a debt is outstanding from a previous visit, or from any other
Triton purchase. Triton reserves the right to withhold service until
the debt has been settled.
10. Triton takes the health, safety and wellbeing of its employees very
seriously and expects customers to treat all staff members with
respect. Should any employee feel threatened or receive abuse,
either verbally or physically, Triton reserves the right to withhold
service and will support the employee with a legal prosecution.
Replacement Parts Policy
Availability: It is the policy of the manufacturer to maintain parts
availability for the duration of production and a period of five years
thereafter, in accordance with industry standards.
Spare parts are available via our website, www.tritonshowers.
co.uk, or by telephoning Triton Customer Service Spares Department.
Payment should be made by credit/debit card (excluding American
Express or Diners Card).
Payment can also be made by pre-payment of a pro forma invoice by cheque or money order.
Triton Showers
Triton Road
Nuneaton
Warwickshire CV11 4NR
Triton is a division of Norcros Group (Holdings) Limited
TRITOn STandaRd GUaRanTEE
Triton guarantee this product against all
mechanical and electrical defects arising from
faulty workmanship or materials for a period of
two years for domestic use only, from the date of
purchase, provided that it has been installed by
a competent person in full accordance with the
fitting instructions.
Any part found to be defective during this
guarantee period we undertake to repair or replace
at our option without charge so long as it has been
properly maintained and operated in accordance
with the operating instructions, and has not been
subject to misuse or damage.
This product must not be taken apart, modified or
repaired except by a person authorised by Triton.
This guarantee applies only to products installed
within the United Kingdom and does not apply to
products used commercially. This guarantee does
not affect your statutory rights.
What is not covered:
1. Breakdown due to: a) use other than domestic
use by you or your resident family; b) wilful act
or neglect; c) any malfunction resulting from the
incorrect use or quality of electricity, gas or water
or incorrect setting of controls; d) failure to install
in accordance with this installation guide.
2. Repair costs for damage caused by foreign
objects or substances.
3. Total loss of the product due to non-availability
of parts.
4. Compensation for loss of use of the product or
consequential loss of any kind.
5. Call out charges where no fault has been found
with the appliance.
6. Call out charges where the water supply cannot
be isolated, this includes consequential losses
arising from unserviceable supply valves.
7. The cost of repair or replacement of pressure
relief devices, showerheads, hoses, riser rails
and/or wall brackets, isolating switches,
electrical cable, fuses and/or circuit breakers or
any other accessories installed at the same time.
8. The cost of routine maintenance, adjustments,
overhaul modifications or loss or damage arising
therefrom, including the cost of repairing
damage, breakdown, malfunction caused by
corrosion, furring, pipe scaling, limescale,
system debris or frost.
Customer Service:
% 0844 980 0750
%
Trade Installer Hotline:
0844 980 0730
Fax: 0844 980 0744
www.tritonshowers.co.uk
E-mail: serviceenquiries@tritonshowers.co.uk
Extended Warranty AVAILABLE NOW. Call 0844 980 0740 for more details.
29-5-2009
TRITON reserve the right to change product specification without prior notice. E&OA. © TRITON SHOWERS 2009