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Room Air Conditioner
OWNER'S MANUAL
Prior to installation, this airconditioning unit must be
submitted for approval by the
utility service which provides
electricity (EN 61000-2,
EN 61000-3 Norm).
Dear Owner
Thank you for installing LG air conditioner.
Your best choice guarantees you a great
and service to make your life
comfortable & pleasant.
performance
IMPORTANT
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Please read this owner's manual
and
before
air conditioner.
installing
and
carefully
operating your room
thoroughly
Please retain this owner's manual for future reference after
reading it thoroughly.
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Room Air Conditioner Owner's Manual
TABLE OF CONTENTS
A.
Safety Precautions ..............................3
B. Electrical
Safety...................................6
Temporary Use of an Adapter ...............6
Temporary Use of an Extension Cord ...6
Symbols used in this Manual.................6
C. Product Introduction ...........................7
Indoor Units ...........................................7
Operation
Indication
Lamps
FOR YOUR RECORDS
Write the model and serial numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
You
Operating
Staple
Maintenance ..........................................9
Method..................................9
Wireless Remote Controller.................10
Operation Mode...................................11
Healthy Dehumidification Operation ....12
Auto Operation
(Cooling Only Model)...........................12
Auto Changeover Operation
(Heat Pump Model) .............................12
Jet Cool/Heat Operation ......................13
NEO PLASMA Purification Operation
(Optional).............................................13
Auto Clean (Optional)..........................13
Energy-Saving Cooling Mode
(Optional).............................................14
Forced operation .................................14
Sleep Mode .........................................15
Setting the Current Time .....................15
Timer Setting .......................................15
Vertical / Horizontal Airflow Direction
(Optional) ................................16
Air Circulation Mode ............................16
Auto Restart Function..........................16
E. Maintenance and Service..................17
Indoor Unit ...........................................17
Outdoor Unit ........................................19
Operation Tips! ....................................19
Self-Diagnosis Function ......................19
Troubleshooting Tips!
Save time and money!.........................20
Call the service immediately in the
following situations ..............................20
2
on
the side of each unit.
your
receipt to this page in the event you need
purchase or for warranty issues.
Instructions........................9
READ THIS MANUAL
Wireless Remote Controller
Control
label
it to prove date of
How to insert the Batteries ....................9
Operating
on a
Date Purchased
..................8
Outdoor Unit ..........................................8
D.
find them
can
Dealer's Name
Room Air Conditioner
Inside you will find many helpful hints on how to use
and maintain your air conditioner properly. Just a little
preventive care on your part can save you a great deal
of time and money
over
the life of your air conditioner.
You'll find many answers to common problems in the
chart of troubleshooting tips. If you review our chart of
Troubleshooting Tips first,
you may not need to call
for service at all.
PRECAUTION
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Contact the authorized service technician for
repair
or
maintenance of this unit.
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Contact the installer for installation of this unit.
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The air conditioner is not intended for
young children
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use by
supervision.
supervised to ensure
invalids without
Young children should be
they do not play with the
that
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or
air conditioner.
When the power cord is to be replaced,
replacement work shall be performed by
authorized
personnel only using only genuine
replacement parts.
Safety Precautions
Safety
To
prevent injury to the
Precautions
user or
other
Incorrect
the
operation due to ignoring
following indications.
Meanings
of
symbols
people
and
property damage, the following instructions
instruction will
cause
harm
or
This
symbol
indicates the
possibility
of death
or
serious
This
symbol
indicates the
possibility
of
or
damage.
used in this manual
are as
Be
Be
Always use a power plug and socket with
a ground terminal.
Do not
sure
use a
There is
a
risk of electric shock.
defective
For electrical
work, contact the dealer, seller,
qualified electrician, or an Authorized
Service Center. Do not disassemble or repair
the product by yourself.
sure
not to do.
or
Do not
underrated
correctly rated
this
There is risk of fire
or
electric shock.
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There is risk of fire
use a multi consent. Always use
appliance on a dedicated cicuit and
breaker.
or
electric shock
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Always ground the product as per the
wiring diagram. Do not connect the
ground wire to gas or water pipes
lightening rod or telephone ground wire.
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There is risk of fire
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injury.
to follow the instruction.
circuit breaker. Use the
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injury
by
shown below.
breaker and fuse.
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must be followed.
The seriousness is classified
damage.
or
electric shock.
Otherwise it
can cause
electric shock
or
fire.
panel and the cover of control
securely.
Install the
box
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There is risk of fire
or
electric shock due to
dust water etc.
,
Use the
correctly rated
breaker
or
fuse.
Do not
modify or extend the power cable.
If the power cable or cord has scrathes or
skin peeled off or deteriorated then it
must be
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There is risk of fire
or
electric shock.
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For installation, removal or reinstall
always contact the dealer or an
Authorized Service Center.
replaced.
There is risk of fire
or
electric shock.
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There is risk of fire, electric
or
Do not install the
product on a defective
installation stand. Be
installation
area
sure
that the
does not deteriorate with
Never install the outdoor unit
on a
moving base
where it
can
or a
place from
It may
cause
product to fall.
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product is soaked (flooded or
submerged) in water contact an
Authorized Service Center for repair
before using it again.
,
fall down.
In outdoor unit the step-up capacitor
supplies high voltage electricity to the
The
falling outdoor unit can cause damage or
injury or even death of a person.
When
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before
An
sure
to
use
or
eletric shock.
only those parts which
are
listed in the
svc parts list. Never
attempt to modify the equipment.
The
use
conducting the repair work.
charged capacitor can cause electrical
shock.
There is risk of fire
Be
installing the unit, use the
provided with the product.
installation kit
electrical components. Be sure to
discharge the capacitor completely
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shock, explosion,
injury.
When the
age.
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Otherwise the unit may fall and
injury.
cause severe
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of
electrical
inappropriate parts can cause an
shock, excessive heat generation or
fire.
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Safety Precautions
Safely dispose off the packing materials.
Like screws, nails, batteries, broken
things etc after installation or svc and
then tear away and thraw away the plastic
packaging bags.
Indoor/outdoor wiring connections must
be secured tightly and the cable should
be routed
force
properly so that there
pulling the cable from the
is
no
connection terminals.
Improper or loose connections can cause
heat generation or fire.
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Be
sure
to check the
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refrigerant to the
on the product.
Incorrect
normal
refrigerant used can prevent the
operation of the unit.
There is risk of fire and electric shock.
then
only insert the plug completely.
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Otherwise it may
shock.
cause a
Do not allow water to
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Dirty,
cause
Don't use a power cord, a plug
socket which is damaged.
Do not place a heater or other heating
appliances near the power cable.
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play with them and cause
sure
is not
injury.
used. Please read the label
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Children may
Make
plug
fire
run
or
or a
loose
to check that the power cable
dirty, loose or broken and
loose
or
Do not touch
,
operate,
or
product with wet hands.
hand when taking out
electrical
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Do not store
into electric
sources.
product.
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can
repair the
plug by
Hold the
or
or
fire.
allow
or use or even
flammable gas
product, or
plug
There is risk of electric shock
parts. Install the unit away from water
There is risk of fire, failure of the
broken power
or fire.
electric shock
combustibles
near
the
There is risk of fire.
electric shock.
Do not
use
space for
a
product in a tightly closed
long time. Perform ventilation
Do not open the front grille of the product
during operation. (Do not touch the
electrostatic filter, if the unit is so equipped.)
the
regularly.
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Oxygen deficiency could occur and
hence
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harm your health.
or
product room from time to
operating it together with a
stove, or heating element etc.
Oxygen deficiency can
occur
and hence harm
physical injury,
product failure.
electric
shock,
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There is risk of electric shock.
care
especially
to
ensure
that
Take
nobody
step
on or
fall onto
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This could result in
personal injury and
care
to
ensure
that power cable
There is risk of fire
or
fire.
or
product damage or failure,
operation.
place ANYTHING
or
the power
on
cable.
pulled out or damaged
during operation.
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comes
There is risk of
Do not
could not be
the outdoor unit.
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There is risk of electric shock
unintended
kids could
smoke
product is not to be used for a
long time, disconnect the power supply
plug or turn off the breaker.
your health.
Take
or
When the
product.
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strange sounds, smell
product.Immediately turn the breaker
off or disconnect the power supply cable.
Turn the main power off and unplug the
unit when cleaning or repairing the
Ventilate the
time when
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There is risk of
If
from
electric shock.
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There is risk of fire
or
electric shock.
product damage.
Do not
When flammable gas leaks, turn off the gas and open
for ventilation before turn the product on.
plug or unplug the power supply plug to turn the unit
ON/OFF
.
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There is risk of fire
Two
or more
or
electric shock.
people must lift and
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Avoid
personal injury.
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Keep level even when installing the
product.
It may
cause
corrosion
Do not install the
or
on
the
product.
product where the
Install the drain hose to
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noise
To avoid vibration
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or
noise.
Room Air Conditioner
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It may cause a problem for your
and hence dispute.
neighbors
ensure
that the
condensed water is drained away
properly.
A bad connection may
leakage.
cause
water
Always check for gas (refrigerant)
leakage after installation or repair of
product.
hot air from the outdoor unit could
damage or disturb the neighborhoods.
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window
Do not use the telephone or turn switches on or off. There is risk of
explosion or fire.
Do not install the product where it will be
exposed to sea wind (salt spray) directly.
transport the product.
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Low refrigerant levels may cause failure of
product.
Safety Precautions
Do not use the
product for special purposes,
preserving foods, works of art, etc. It
is a consumer air conditioner, not a precision
refrigeration system.
such
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Do not block the inlet
or
outlet of air flow.
Use
There is risk of
damage or loss of property.
a
harsh
as
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It may
cause
product failure.
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parts of the
Do not step on or put anyting on the
product. (outdoor units)
product when removing the air filter.
There is risk of
personal injury.
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There is risk of
personal injury
.
There is risk of fire, electric
shock,
or
damage
plastic parts of the product.
Always insert the filter securely after
cleaning. Clean the filter every two weeks
or more
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use
detergents, solvents or splashing
water etc
to the
Do not touch the metal
soft cloth to clean. Do not
and failure of
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A
often if necessary.
dirty filter reduces the
efficiency.
product.
Do not insert hands or other objects
through the air inlet or outlet while the
product is operating.
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There
cause
Be cautious when
unpacking and
installing the product.
sharp and moving parts that could
personal injury.
are
Do not tilt the unit when
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The condensed water inside
Sharp edges could cause injury.
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specified refrigerant used
can
spill
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.
control with
Replace the all batteries
be done in accordance with local and
Do not mix old and
new ones
new
same
batteries
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liquid from the batteries gets onto
There is risk of fire
or
a
run
long time when the humidity
and
a
door
or
for
is very
a window is left open.
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burns
other health hazards.
It is not
be harmfull for your health.
recharge or disassemble the
dispose off batteries
in
fire.
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Moisture may condense and wet
furniture.
issues.
or
explode.
a
Do not expose your skin
plants to the cool or hot
or
kids
or
air draft.
This could harm to your health.
damage
Use
a firm stool or ladder when cleaning, maintaining or
repairing the product at an height.
product.
sanitary and could cause serious health
or
They may burn
high
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cause
Do not drink the water drained from the
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can
batteries. Do not
or
batteries have leaked.
or
Otherwise it
Do not
type.
product failure.
Do not let the air conditioner
your skin or clothes, wash it well with
clean water. Do not use the remote if the
The chemicals in batteries could
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different types of batteries.
national standards.
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refrigernat gas can cause frostbite (cold
burn)
refrigerant gas leaks during the
installation, ventilate the area immediately.
in the remote
of the
The
If the
.
If air enters the refrigerant system, an
excessively high pressure results, causing
equipment damage or injury.
Dismantling the unit, treatment of the
refrigerant oil and eventual parts should
If the
refrigerant gas leaks during the
repair, do not touch the leakaing
refrigerant gas.
Do not mix air or gas other than the
in the system
removing or
uninstalling it.
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If the
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Be careful and avoid
personal injury.
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Electrical
Safety
Electrical
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This
appliance
must be
Safety
properly grounded.
To minimize the risk of electric
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alway plug into a grounded oulet.
grounding
plug.
Attaching the adapter ground terminal to the wall receptacle cover screw does not ground the appliance
unless the cover screw is metal and not insulated, and the wall receptacle is grounded through the
house wiring.
If you have any doubt whether the air conditioner is properly grounded, have the wall receptacle and
circuit checked by a qualified electrician.
Do not cut
or remove
Temporary
shock, you
the
must
prong from the power
Use of an
Adapter
We
strongly discourage the use of an adapter due to potential safety hazards. For temporary connections,
only a genuine adapter, available from most local hardware stores. Ensure that the large slot in the
adapter is aligned with the large slot in the receptacle for a proper polarity connection.
To disconnect the power cord from the adapter, use one hand on each to avoid damaging the ground
terminal. Avoid frequently unplugging the power cord as this can lead to eventual ground terminal damage.
use
Never
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use
the
appliance
Temporary
We
with
a
broken
adapter.
Use of an Extension Cord
strongly discourage the use of an
use only CSA certified and
situations,
extension cord due to
UL listed 3-wire
This
appliance should be installed in accordance
guide to help to explain product features.
Symbols
potential safety hazards. For temporary
grounded extension cords, rated 15 A, 125 V.
with national
wiring regulations.
6
guide
acts
used in this Manual
This
symbol
alerts you to the risk of electric shock.
This
symbol
alerts you to hazards that may
air conditioner.
NOTE
This
This
symbol
Room Air Conditioner
indicates
special
notes.
cause
harm to the
as a
Product Introduction
Product Introduction
Here is
a
brief introduction of the indoor and outdoor units. Please
indoor unit
see
the information
specific
to your
type.
Indoor Units
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Standard
Split Type
Display panel LED indicators
Air inlet
Grille tab
Plasma filter
(Optional)
Front
grille
ON/OFF button
Air filter
Air outlet
Louvers
Signal
(Vertical blades)
receiver
Flap
(Horizontal blade)
Art Cool
Type
Display panel LED
indicators
Front
Signal
panel
receiver
Plasma filter
Air filter
ON/OFF button
Air
Power cord
discharge
Art Cool
Type Wide
Display panel LED indicators
Plasma filter
Air inlet
Front
panel
Power cord
Air filter
Signal
receiver
ON/OFF button
Air
discharge
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Product Introduction
Art Cool
Deluxe(Type 1)
Display panel LED indicators
Art Cool
Deluxe(Type 2)
Display panel LCD indicators
Air inlet
Air inlet
Air filter
Plasma filter
Plasma filter
Air filter
Air
Air
discharge
Front
Signal
panel
panel
Power cord
receiver
ON/OFF button
Power cord
receiver
Signal
ON/OFF button
Indication
Operation
the
Lights
up
during
:
Lights
up
during sleep
Energy-Saving
Cooling Mode
:
Lights
up
during Energy-Saving Cooling
Plasma
:
The function illustrates its
Timer
:
Sleep
OUT
Lamps
:
On/Off
mode
system operation,
Lights
Lights
up
up
during
during
timer
timer
mode auto
error
code and auto restart
setting.
operation.(non-Inverter Model)
dynamic
Mode
mode
Operation(Inverter
by using
a
Model
multiple lighting system.
operation.(non-Inverter Model)
operation or sleep mode auto operation (Inverter
Defrost mode
:
Lights
up
during
defrost mode
Outdoor unit
:
Lights
up
during
outdoor unit
*hot start
or
operation (Heat
operation. (Cooling
Power
Display
:
Indicates the
Auto
Operation Cooling, heating,
mode
Dehumidification
Mode
Shape of
display
Setting
temperature
model
Hot start
Standard
operation: Stops
In defrost mode unit
exchanger
only)
only)
only)
Too hot
setting temperature
operation
Hot
the indoor fan in
and
operation
mode
Comfortable
mode.
Jet
Cold
heating operation
Too cold
Cool/Heat
for minutes to
Energy-saving
cooling mode
Test
Auto
operation
clean
prevent cold air from blowing
stops heating operation for few minutes
coils to maintain the
to remove formation of ice on the heat
efficiency.
Outdoor Unit
Air intake vents
Connecting
wires
Refrigerant pipes
Air outlet vents
Base
8
Model
pump model
from unit.
*
only)
operation
DOOR
*
discharge
Front
Room Air Conditioner
plate
Drain hose
out
Operating
Instructions
Instructions
Operating
How to insert the Batteries
1. Remove the
battery
cover
by pulling
it
according
to the
arrow
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direction.
2. Insert
batteries
new
installed
making
sure
that the
and
(+)
(-)
of
battery
are
correctly.
3. Reattach the
cover
it back into
by sliding
position.
NOTE
1.
Always use/replace
2. If the
system is
batteries to
3. If the
save
display
both batteries of
not to be used for
their
working
same
type.
long time,
a
remove
of remote controller starts,
screen
the
life.
fading replace
both of the batteries.
Wireless Remote Controller Maintenance
1. Choose
a
suitable
place
where its safe & easy
to reach.
2. Fix the holder to wall etc with the
screws
supplied
firmly.
3. Slide the remote controller inside the holder.
NOTE
1. Remote controller should
direct
2.
Signal
never
be
exposed
to
sunlight.
transmitter & receiver should
always
clean for proper communication. Use
cloth to clean them.
a
be
soft
3. In
case some other appliances also get
operated with remote control, change their
position or consult your serviceman.
Operating
1. The
signal
Method
receiver is inside the unit.
2. Aim the remote controller towards the unit to
There should not be any
blockage
operate it.
in between.
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Operating
Instructions
Wireless Remote Controller
The controls will look like the
1. START/STOP BUTTON
following.
Signal
Used to turn off/on the unit.
transmitter
2. OPERATION MODE SELECTION BUTTON
Used to select the
mode.
operation
3. ROOM TEMPERATURE SETTING BUTTONS
Used to select the
temperature.
room
4. INDOOR FAN SPEED SELECTOR BUTTON
Used to select fan
speed
in four
steps
low, medium, high and CHAOS.
5. JET COOL BUTTON
Used to start
(It operates
5
stop the speed cooling.
or
fan in super
high speed
in
cooling mode)
6. CHAOS SWING BUTTON
1
6
3
Used to
stop
desired
up/down
or
start louver movement and set the
airflow direction.
7. ON/OFF TIMER BUTTONS
Used to set the time of
4
and
starting
stopping
operation.
10
2
8. TIME SETTING BUTTONS
CANCEL
7
ON
SET
OFF
AUTO CLEAN
11
Used to
9
12
8
17
19
13
18
adjust the
time.
9. TIMER SET/CANCEL BUTTON
Used to set and to cancel the timer
operation.
10. SLEEP MODE AUTO BUTTON
Used to set
14
15
sleep
mode auto
operation.
11. AIR CIRCULATION BUTTON
16
Used to circulate the
room
air without
cooling
or
heating.
ENERGY-SAVING COOLING MODE BUTTON
(OPTIONAL)
door
Flip-up
(opened)
For inverter
type models
12. ROOM TEMPERATURE CHECKING BUTTON
Used to check the
room
temperature.
13. PLASMA
Operation
Mode
BUTTON(OPTIONAL)
start or stop the plasma-purification
Used to
function.
Cooling Operation
14. HORIZONTAL AIRFLOW DIRECTION CONTROL
BUTTON
Auto
Operation
or
Auto
(OPTIONAL)
Used to set the desired horizontal airflow direction.
Changeover
15. RESET BUTTON
Used
Healthy Dehumidification Operation
Used
), Heat Pump Model(
Cooling Model(
time.
prior to using
modes
printed
in blue at the
bottom of buttons.
Heating Operation
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prior to resetting
16. 2nd F BUTTON
)
17. AUTO CLEAN BUTTON(OPTIONAL)
Used to set auto clean mode.
In
some
models this button has
control.
a
2nd function of LED
luminosity
18. HEATER BUTTON(OPTIONAL)
(Not available in all models)
19. LCD LUMINOSITY
NOTE
To
use
button.
Used to
the functions
Pressing
printed
LCD
BUTTON(OPTIONAL)
luminosity.
in blue at the bottom of the buttons press 2 nd F button first and then the required function
printed function of the respective button. To cancel the function
the 2 nd F button activates the blue
press the 2nd F button
10
adjust
again
else it will
Room Air Conditioner
automatically
cancel if remains idle after 10 seconds.
Instructions
Operating
Operation
Mode
Press the START/STOP BUTTON to
1
turn the unit
on.
The unit will
respond
with
a
beep.
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1
Open the
operation
operation
2
3
door of the remote controller and press the
mode button. Each time the button is pressed, the
mode is shifted in the direction of the
arrow.
4
2
ON
Auto
Healthy
Changeover
Dehumidification
Cooling
Auto
Auto
3
For
cooling
or
heating operation
Heating
(Heat pump model only)
Operation (Cooling Only Model)
Changeover (Heat Pump Model)
set the desired indoor
temperature by pressing the ROOM TEMPERATURE
To raise the temperature
SETTING BUTTONS.
For
for
4
cooling the temperature can be set within 18°C~30°Cand
heating the temperature range is 16°C~30°C.
Set the fan
speed
with the remote controller. You
can
To lower the temperature
select the fan
speed
in four
steps-low,
medium, high and CHAOS by pressing the INDOOR FAN SPEED SELECTOR BUTTON.
Each time the button is
pressed,
CHAOS Air
Natural wind
by the
CHAOS
the fan
Fan
mode is shifted.
speed
speed
is
on
low.
Fan
speed
is
on
medium.
Fan
speed
is
on
high.
logic
For fresher feeling, press the INDOOR FAN SPEED SELECTOR BUTTON selector and set to CHAOS mode.
In this
mode, the wind blows like
a
natural breeze
by automatically changing fan speed according to the
CHAOS
logic.
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Operating
Instructions
Healthy Dehumidification Operation
During Healthy Dehumidification Operation
If you select the dehumidification mode
SELECTION
function. It
Healthy
Dehumidification
BUTTON, the product
automatically
the best condition for
sets the
on
the OPERATION MODE
starts to
room
run
the dehumidification
temperature and airflow volume
dehumidification, based
on
the sensed current
to
room
temperature.
In this case, however, the setting temperature is not displayed on the remote
controller and you are not able to control the room temperature either.
During the healthy dehumidification function, the airflow volume is
automatically set according to the optimization algorithm responding to the
current room temperature status, so that the room condition is kept healthy
and comfortable
even
in the very humid
To run the healthy dehumidification
(See operation mode)
Auto
season.
mode follow
steps 1, and 2 and 4
Operation (Cooling Only Model)
In this
operation mode the actual setting temperature and the fan speed
automatically set by the electronic control logic based on the current
room temperature. If you feel hot or cold press the temperature setting
buttons respectively for more cooling or heating effect.
are
NOTE
:
You cannot set the actual
setting temperature and the indoor fan
operation mode. But you can use the Chaos swing
in this operation.
If the system is not operating as desired, switch manually to
speed
Auto
in this
another mode.
To
Auto
run
the auto
operation
follow
steps 1, and 2. (See operation mode)
Changeover Operation (Heat Pump Model)
Auto
operation basically
is
heating
or
cooling
function of the air
conditioner.
But during this operation the controller changes the operation mode
automatically to keep the temperature within ±2°C with respect to the
setting temperature.
Auto
Changeover
To
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run
this
operation
follow
steps 1, 2, 3, and 4. (See operation mode)
Operating
Jet Cool/Heat
Instructions
Operation
Jet cool function
can
be used to cool the
quickly
room
in hot
summer.
When this
function is turned on, the air conditioner runs in cooling operation mode with super
high fan speed and 18°C setting temperature for 30 minutes for fast and effective
cooling.
Similarly, jet heat function (available only in some models) warms up the room quickly
by operating at super high fan speed and 30°C setting temperature for 60 minutes.
You
To
can activate this operation by pressing the JET COOL BUTTON.
change from jet cool mode to high fan speed cooling mode, press the
INIDOOR FAN SPEED SELECTOR BUTTON
or
JET COOL BUTTON
or
the ROOM TERPERATURE SETTING BUTTON
again.
NOTE
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Jet cool function cannot be activated
?
In
case
of
pressing
?
or
auto
changeover operations.
can use jet heat
function
by
JET COOL BUTTON for
Art Cool and Art Cool Wide
cooling
during heating
Inverter, Art Cool and Art Cool Wide(non-Deluxe) model, you
and
heating operation.
models close the side discharges during jet
cool/heat
operation,
for
strong
heating.
NEO PLASMA Purification
Plasma filter is
a
Operation (Optional)
technology developed by LG to get rid of microscopic
by generating a plasma of high charge electrons.
and destroys the contaminants completely to provide clean and
contaminants in the intake air
This
plasma
hygienic air.
kills
Plasma
purification can be started by pressing
Repressing it will deactivate the operation.
the PLASMA BUTTON
on
the remote controller.
NOTE
This feature
can
plasma filter
is
be used in any
operation
mode and any fan
speed
can
be used while
functioning.
Auto Clean
(Optional)
During auto clean function,
operation can be removed.
AUTO CLEAN
moistures left in indoor units after
cooling operation
or
healthy
dehumidification
1. Press the AUTO CLEAN BUTTON to activate this function.
2. Now whenever the unit is turned
minutes
internally
without
off, the indoor fan is still running for about
cooling
or
dehumidification
operation.
30
Also the louver is
closed.
3. This dries up any remains of moisture & cleans the unit
NOTE
During
can
auto clean
4. If you press AUTO CLEAN BUTTON
cancelled.
internally.
again during operation, this function
is
function, only START/STOP BUTTON, PLASMA BUTTON and AUTO CLEAN BUTTON
be used.
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Operating
Instructions
Energy-Saving Cooling Mode (Optional)
Energy-saving cooling mode can save energy in cooling and healthy dehumidification operation, because it
operate efficiently by setting body-adaptation time according to the change of time and temperature and
adjusting automatically desired temperature.
can
1. Press the START/STOP BUTTON to start the unit.
2.
Open
the door
Select
on
the remote controller.
cooling operation
or
healthy
dehumidification
operation.
3. Press the ENERGY-SAVING COOLING MODE BUTTON.
4. To cancel the
energy-saving cooling mode, press the ENERGY-SAVING
again and unit will operate in previous
mode(Cooling or healty dehumidification mode).
COOLING MODEL BUTTON
Display Luminosity (Optional)
The
Display Luminosity can be adjusted by using the remote control.
start/stop button to start the unit. Open the door on the remote control,
and, press display luminosity button.
Display will be dark. Press the button again to set bright display.
Press the
Forced
press the 2ndF button
operation
Operation procedures when the remote control can't be used.
operation will be started if the ON/OFF button is pressed.
If you want to stop operation, re-press the button.
The
ON/OFF
button
Cooling
Operating
mode
Indoor FAN Speed
Test
operation
During
the TEST
During
test
Room Temp. ≥ 24°C2 1 °C ≤ Room Temp.
Cooling
Cooling
High
High
Healthy
24°C
Room
Temp. < 21°C
Heating
High
High
OPERATION, the unit operates in cooling mode
at
high speed fan, regardless
of
room
resets in 18 minutes.
operation,
if remote controller
this
signal
is
received, the unit operates
If you want to
1 "beep".
use
If you want to
stop the operation, re-press the button.
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Dehumidification
22°C2 2 °C2 3 °C2 4 °C
Setting Temperature
temperature and
Heat pump Model
Model
operation,
Room Air Conditioner
as
remote controller sets.
Press and hold the ON/OFF button for 3~5seconds, then the buzzer sound
Operating
Mode
Sleep
1. Press the SLEEP MODE AUTO BUTTON to set the time when you want the unit to
2. The timer is
The
Instructions
programmed
in one-hour increments
by pressing the SLEEP
stop automatically.
MODE AUTO BUTTON 1 to 7 times.
mode is available for 1 to 7 times.
sleep
To alter the time
3.
?
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period in steps of 1 hour, press the SLEEP MODE AUTO BUTTON while aiming at air conditioner.
(In case of non-Inverter Model)
Make sure the sleep mode LED lights up.
To cancel the sleep mode, press the SLEEP MODE AUTO BUTTON several times until the sleep mode LED lights
(In case of Inverter Model)
Make sure the Timer LED lights up.
To cancel the sleep mode, press the SLEEP MODE AUTO BUTTON several times until the Timer LED lights off.
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off.
NOTE
?
?
The
sleep mode will operate indoor fan at slow speed in cooling mode and at medium speed in heating mode for
pleasant sleep.
Art Cool and Art Cool Wide (non-Deluxe) close the lower discharge partially in sleep mode for pleasant sleep.
In
cooling mode or healthy dehumidification mode:
setting temperature will rise automatically two times by 1°C over next consecutive 30 minutes (2°C
comfortable sleep. Now this will be the final setting temperature as long as sleep mode is functioning.
The
Setting
in 1
hour)
for
a
the Current Time
1. Time
can be set only when you press the RESET BUTTON. Having replacing the batteries,
you should press the RESET BUTTON to reset the time. Press the Start/Stop button.
2. Press 2nd F button and check if
icon is
on.
3. Press the TIME SETTING BUTTONS until the desired time is set.
CANCEL
4. Press the TIME SET/CANCEL BUTTON.
SET
NOTE
Check the indicator for A.M. and P.M.
Timer
1. Make
Setting
sure
to set current time
correctly
the
on
display
of the remote controller.
ON
OFF
2. Press 2nd F button.
3. Press the ON/OFF TIMER BUTTONS to turn timer
on or
off.
4. Press the TIME SETTING BUTTONS until the desired time is set.
CANCEL
5. To set the selected
time, press the TIMER SETTING BUTTONS aiming the
remote controller at the
SET
signal receptor.
To cancel the timer
Check if
setting
CANCEL
icon is off.
Press the TIMER CANCEL BUTTON
(The
timer
lamp
on
aiming
the remote controller at the
the air conditioner and the
display
will go
signal receptor.
SET
off.)
NOTE
Select
of the
one
Delay
off timer
following
four
types of operation.
Delay
on
timer
Delay
off and
on
timer
Delay
on
and off timer
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Operating
Instructions
Vertical / Horizontal Airflow Direction Control
The
up/down airflow (Vertical airflow) can
adjusted by using the remote controller.
be
(Optional)
The
left/right(Horizontal airflow)
by using the remote control.
1. Press the START/STOP BUTTON to start the
can
be
adjusted
1. Press the START/STOP BUTTON to start the
unit.
unit.
2. Press the HORIZONTAL AIRFLOW
2. Press CHAOS SWING BUTTON.
DIRECTION BUTTON.
3. The louvers will
3. The louvers will
down
4. To
swing
automatically.
stop the louver
angle,
press
at
swing
right automatically.
up &
4. To
desired
a
stop the louvers
angle,
again
at
left &
a
desired
again.
press
NOTE
?
?
By pressing the CHAOS SWING BUTTON the horizontal air flow direction is changed automatically based on the chaos
algorithm to distribute the air in the room evenly and at the same time to make the human body feel most comfortable as
enjoying natural breeze.
Always use the remote controller to adjust the up and down air flow direction. Manually moving the vertical air flow
direction louver by hand could damage the mechanism.When the unit is shut off, the up/down airflow direction louver will
close the air outlet vent of the
system.
Air Circulation Mode
This
operation circulates the air without cooling or heating. It can
by pressing the AIR CIRCULATION BUTTON. Once
the air circulation is activated you can select the air speed by
pressing the INDOOR FAN SPEED SELECTOR BUTTON.
be activated
NOTE
CHAOS Air economizes power consumption and prevents overcooling. The fan speed is
changed from high to low or vice versa, depending on the ambient temperature.
?
In
case
of inverter
type models where there is
operated by pressing
no
AIR CIRCULATION
BUTTON, air circulation
the PLASMA BUTTON.
Auto Restart Function
This function is useful in the situation of power failure.
When power regains after a failure this feature restore the
and the air conditioner will
run
in the
same
previous operating
condition
settings.
NOTE
This feature is enabled by factory default setting, but you can disable it by pressing the
ON/OFF button for 6 seconds. The unit will beep twice and the indicator lamp(2) will blink 4
times.
To enable it, press the button again for 6 seconds. The unit will beep twice and the indicator
lamp(1) will blink 4 times.
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automatically
can
be
if
Maintenance and Service
Maintenance and Service
Before
any maintenance, turn off the main power to the
the power cord.
performing
unplug
system, disconnect the circuit breaker and
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Indoor Unit
Clean the unit with
a
soft
dry
cloth. Do not
bleach
or
abrasives.
Never
?
?
use any of these
Water hotter than 40°C. It may
Volatile substances. They may
use
P
o
cause
deformation and discoloration.
wder
G a soline
the surface of the air conditioner.
damage
Air Filters
The air filters behind the front
cleaned
remove
model
panel / grill
should be checked and
in every 2 weeks or more often if necessary. To
the filters see the self explanatory diagrams for each
once
type. Clean the filters with
a vacuum
cleaner
or warm
soapy water. If dirt is not easily removed, wash with a solution of
detergent in luke warm water. Dry well in shade after washing and
reinstall the filters back in
place.
Plasma Filters
The
plasma
cleaned
remove
model
filters behind the air filter should be checked and
in every 3 months or more often if necessary. To
the filters see the self explanatory diagrams for each
once
type. Clean the filters with
wash it with water and
dry
a vacuum
well in shade
an
cleaner. If it is
install back in
dirty
place.
Deodorizer Filters
Remove the deodorizer filters behind the air filter and expose
sunlight for 2 hours.
them in direct
And then insert these filters into
original position.
Removal of Filters
1. Art Cool
Type
Pull down the
plasma
filter
:
grille bottom,
as
after
shown. After
lifting out the filter tab a bit and take the filter out slowly. Remove the
cleaning and drying well reinstall the filter and grille by matching the hook.
Front
panel
hook
HookFront
hanger
panel
Air filter
Plasma
filter
The
Type Wide :
procedure of removal
Air filter
2. Art Cool
Don't touch this
of filters is
plasma filter within
same as
in Art Cool
10 seconds after
opening
Type
model
the inlet
as
grille,
shown above.
it may
cause an
electric shock.
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Maintenance and Service
3. Deluxe
(Type 1):
upside of the panel and lift it up
filters. Then pull out the plasma filter
Open
air
the
as
shown. The hooks of the
panel
will
come
off. Remove the
Plasma filter
Front
panel
Panel hook
After
and
cleaning
drying
well reinstall the filters in their
original position.
4. Deluxe
(Type 2):
panel as shown.
Then pull the filter tab slightly forward to remove the air filter.
After removing the air filter remove the plasma and deodorizer
Open
the front
filter
by slightly pulling
forward.
Plasma filter
Front
panel
How to
1. Front
Move
use
the front
panel closing
the link upward
5. Standard
Split Type
:
panel
2. Front
and close the front
panel.
panel removing
Raise the link up to hook
front panel forward.
Two different methods to open the front panel based
on
hanger
and
remove
types of air
conditioner as below ;
Type
1:
Open
Then
After
the front panel as shown.
pull the filter tab slightly forward to remove the air filter.
removing the air filter remove the plasma and deodorizer
filter
Deodorizer
filter
Plasma filter
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by slightly pulling
forward.
Maintenance and Service
2: Pull the front
Type
panel from both sides as shown.
pull the filter tab slightly forward to remove the filter. After removing
plasma and triple deodorizer filter by slightly pulling forward.
Then
the
the air filter
remove
Deodorizer
filter
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Plasma filter
Don't touch this
plasma filter within
10 seconds after
opening
the inlet
grille,
it may
cause an
electric shock.
Outdoor Unit
The heat
exchanger coils and panel vents of the outdoor
clogged with dirt or soot, the heat exchanger
and panel vents may be professionally steam cleaned.
unit should be checked
regularly.
If
NOTE
Dirty
or
clogged
coils will reduce the
operating efficiency
of the
system and
higher operating
cause
costs.
Operation Tips!
Do not overcool the
Keep
room.
blinds
or
curtains
Keep the
closed.
This is not
wastes
good for the
electricity.
health and
Make
sure
Do not let direct sunshine enter
Adjust the vertical
and horizontal
airflow direction to
ensure a
are
Avoid
shut
as
uniform
operation.
Ventilate the
regularly.
temperature in the
Use
room
high
fan
room.
speed
for effective and fast
occasionally.
cooling.
doors and
much
possible to keep
air in the
when the air conditioner
thight.
opening
windows
room
Clean the air filter
that the
temperature
the
is in
doors and windows
room
uniform.
Blockages
as
the cool
room.
in the air filter
Since windows
are
kept
good
idea
reduce the airflow and
closed, it is
lower cooling and
dehumidifying effects.
to open them and
Clean at least
and ten.
once
a
ventilate the
every
The unit
gives its rated
cooling capacity when the
fan speed is high.
room now
two weeks.
Self-Diagnosis
This unit has
an
inbuilt
Function
error
diagnosis capability.
Please contact your serviceman/dealer in such
Error
Display
LED
(
sec
3
sec
3
Unit
LED(
)
will blink in
case
if thermistor fails.
situation
)
(once)
3
a
Check Point
?
Indoor
room
?
Indoor
pipe temperature
temperature thermistor open/short.
thermistor
open/short.
sec
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Maintenance and Service
Troubleshooting Tips! Save
The air conditioner may be
Problem
time and
money!
when:
operating abnormally
Possible Causes
What To Do
The air conditioner is
?
unplugged.
The fuse is blown/circuit
breaker is
Air
Make
sure
the air conditioner
pushed completely
?
Check the house fuse/circuit breaker box
and
tripped.
Power failure.
?
conditioner
does not start
is
plug
into the outlet.
replace
the fuse
or
reset the breaker.
If power failure occurs, turn the mode
control to OFF.
When power is restored, wait 3 minutes to
restart the air conditioner to prevent
tripping
High voltage.
?
If the
of the compressor overload.
voltage
is
unusually very high
trip.
or
low
the circuit Breaker will
?
Airflow is restricted.
Make
sure
furniture
there
are no
blocking
curtains, blinds,
or
the front of the air
conditioner.
The air filter is
Air
The
Clean the filter at least every 2 weeks.
See the Maintenance and Service section.
?
When the air conditioner is first turned on,
you need to allow time for the room to cool
dirty.
may have been hot.
room
conditioner
?
does not cool
as
down.
it should
Cold air is
Check the
There
1.
Anything
temperature settings.
might
source
Call the service
escaping.
be any
in the
try
2. Main power cord is too hot
or
3. Error code is
self
4. Water leaks from indoor unit
Any switch,
breaker
Make
?
sure
Check and
the
they
are
remove
using
registers
correct.
such
turn it
source or
the air conditioner.
etc.
happen. Stop
restart the
the unit and
system in such
cases.
damaged.
diagnosis.
even
(safety, earth)
if the
or
humidity
is low.
fuse fails to work
properly
User must carry routine checkup & cleaning to avoid unit's poor performance.
In case of special situation, the job must be carried out by service person only.
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and
following situations
burning smell, loud noise
to repair by yourself or
as
generated by
?
off while
immediately in
abnormal such
Check for open furnace floor
cold air returns.
room.
turn the breaker off. Never
5.
heating
?
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