Room Air Conditioner OWNER'S MANUAL ? Please read before ? carefully and thoroughly operating this unit. Contact the authorized SVC man for this manual repair or maintenance of this unit. ? Contact the installer for installation of this unit. ? The is not intended for use by young infirm persons without supervision. children should be supervised to ensure that appliance children ? Young they do or not play MODELS: Prior to with the appliance. LS-C186V_Series LS-H186V_Series LS-C246V_Series LS-H246V_Series AS-C186V_Series AS-H186V_Series AS-C246V_Series AS-H246V_Series A18_Series A24_Series installation, this air-conditioning approval by the utility which provides electricity (EN 61000-3 Norm). unit must be submitted for service ENGLISHTAOPFRCDU GRE K Safety precautions Safety Precautions Warning ................................2 To prevent injury and property damage, follow these instructions. Incorrect operation due to ignoring instructions will cause harm damage, the seriousness of which is indicated by the following symbols. Caution .................................3 WARNING WARNING Operating Instructions Preparation before ..4 operation or This symbol shows the possibility of death serious or injury. Remote Control Features .....5 Operation CAUTION CAUTION Mode Selection ......6 This Additional features ..............13 TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 2 indicates the symbol possibility of injury or damage to property. The Care and Maintenance following items are classified by these symblos. Care and Maintenance .......16 Operation Tips ....................18 Never Do This Troubleshooting tips Do This Always Before You Call For Service ...............19 WARNING WARNING Plug in the power plug properly. ? Otherwise, it will or cause fire due to heat Do not operate or stop the unit by inserting or pulling out the power plug. electric shock generation ? It will electric shock cause to heat or or fire due generation. Do not damage or use unspecified power cord. ? It will ? In the electric shock. Do not modify power cord length or share the outlet with other appliances. ? It will cause to heat electric shock or fire due Do not operate with wet hands or in damp environment. ? It may cause electric shock. Do not allow water to grounding may cause electric ? shock. Do not direct airflow at ? run into This could damage Always install and It may cause failure of machine or ? electric shock. Unplug the unit if sounds, smell, comes ? or fire. room occupants only. electric parts. No electric shock supply cord is damaged, it mut be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly quallfied person in order to avoid a hazard. (Y Attachment) your health. generation. Always perform grounding work. ? cause an or strange Do not smoke loose use or a air dedicated No installation may leakage breaker switching board. cause fire and electric shock accident. the socket if it is Do not open the entrance during operation. damaged. from it. It may cause fire and electric shock accident. ? Keep firearms away. It may cause fire and electric shock. ? Do not use the power cord close to the It may cause electric shock. Do not use the power cord near flammable gas or combustibles, such as gasoline, heating tools. benzene, thinner, etc. ? It may cause fire. ? It may cause fire and electric shock. ? It may cause an explosion or fire. WARNING WARNING Ventilate before operating air conditioner Do not disassemble when gas goes out. ? It may cause explosion, or modify products ENGLISH randomly. fire and, burn. ? It may cause failure and electric shock. CAUTION CAUTION Never touch the metal of the unit when parts removing Do not clean the air Ventilate well when used conditioner with water. together with a stove, etc. the filter. ? They are sharp injury. When and may cause ? Water may enter the unit and degrade the insulation. It may cause an electric shock. Do not cleaning the unit, first make put a pet or plant where it will exposed to direct the power and breaker are turned off. sure ? An oxygen house Do not Since the fan rotates at high speed during operation, cause injury. it may ? This could the window in storm Operation vegetables, precision machine, may cause soaking or opened ? It may or conservation of art articles. It may cause damage vegetables or of animals loss of Turn off the main power switch when not using it for a cause electric shock and ? damage. Do not Ensure that the outdoor It may cause failure of or accident. use a animals property. of indoor and wetting as long time. It may or fire. cause failure of product of household furniture. Do not ? ? or around the such or plug by the head of the power plug when taking place obstacles absorption inlet or instead of blowing-out inlet. ? pet it out. with windows appliance for special air flow. Hold the hurricane. ? the occur. purpose such plant. and close Stop operation injure use may be or ? shortage use appliance ? Use caution when could If leaving appliance damaged, concern of damage due to the falling of product. every two weeks. ? Do not ? There is danger of unpacking and installing. cause injury. fire or electric without filters may failure. Do not drink water drained place heavy object on the shock. Operation cause power cord and take care so that the cord should not be pressed. soft cloth. Sharp edges Always insert the filters securely. Clean it once there is thinner but Appearance may be deteriorated due to change of product color or scratching of its surface. installation console of appliance is not damaged due to the use for a long time. strong detergent as wax or an from air conditioner. ? It contains contaminants and will make you sick. If water enters the product, turn the power body of appliance off. After taking the power-plug out from the socket, switch of the main contact with the service center. 3 before Preparation operation How to Insert the Batteries Remove the battery arrow direction. Insert new battery are cover batteries making sure correctly. installed Reattach the cover by pulling by sliding it according that the it back into (+) to the and of (-) position. NOTES: TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 4 ? Use 2 AAA(1.5volt) batteries. Do not use rechargeable batteries. Storage and Tips ? For Using the Remote Control The remote control may be stored mounted ? on a wall. To operate the air room remote control at the Signal Receptor Receives the signals from the remote control.(Signal receiving sound: two short conditioner, aim the signal receptor. beeps or one long beep.) Operation Indication Lamps On/Off Sleep Mode up during : Lights up during Sleep up Timer : Defrost Mode : PLASMA operation system operation. Lights Timer Outdoor unit the : Lights Lights up Hot Start during during operation.(Heat : Indicate PLASMA or pump model outdoor unit Lights during (Cooling model only) operation. operation. Defrost Mode : up Mode Auto only) operation. purifier operation. Operation indication lamps About the remote control The remote control transmits the signals to the on the system system. Features of the Remote Control- Door 1 Signal OPERATION MODE SELECTION BUTTON Used to select the operation mode. 3 ROOM TEMPERATURE SETTING BUTTONS Used to select the room temperature. 4 INDOOR FAN SPEED SELECTOR Used to select fan speed in four steps low, medium, high and CHAOS. 5 JET COOL Used to start 6 CHAOS SWING BUTTON Used to stop or start louver movement and set the desired up/down airflow direction. 7 ON/OFF TIMER BUTTONS Used to set the time of starting and 1 6 3 CANCEL 9 7 ON 9 TIMER SET/CANCEL BUTTON Used to set the timer when the desired time is obtained and to cancel the Timer operation. 10 SLEEP MODE AUTO BUTTON Used to set Sleep Mode Auto operation. AUTO CLEAN 11 (See 16 8 13 page 12 11 15 14 page 12 Operation Mode 13 (See 13) AIR CIRCULATION BUTTON Used to circulate the room air without page cooling or 14) ROOM TEMPERATURE CHECKING BUTTON Used to check the room temperature. PLASMA(OPTIONAL) Used to start or stop the plasma-purification function. (See page 11) 14 RESET BUTTON Used prior to resetting time batteries. 15 2nd F Button Used prior to using modes printed in blue at the bottom of buttons. (See page 12) 16 AUTO CLEAN Used to set Auto Clean mode. Cooling Operation Auto 13) 13) heating. (See Flip-up door (opened) stopping 13) TIME SETTING BUTTONS Used to adjust the time. (See page SET OFF page 8 10 2 or stop the speed cooling. (Speed cooling operates super high fan speed in cooling mode.) operation. (See 4 ENGLISH START/STOP BUTTON Operation starts when this button is pressed and stops when the button is pressed again. 2 transmitter 5 Opened Operation or after replacing Healthy Dehumidification Operation Heating Operation ? Cooling Model( ), Heat Pump Model( ) 5 How to use the Operation Mode Selection button Cooling Operation 1 Press the a TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 6 2 Start/Stop button. respond with The unit will beep. Open the door on the remote control. To select Cooling Operation, press the Operation Mode Selection button. Each time the button is pressed, the operation mode is shifted in the direction of the Auto Cooling 3 Close the door lower than the set within a arrow. Healthy Dehumidification on Heating (Heat pump model only) the remote control. Set the room temperature temperature. The temperature can be range of 18°C~30°Cin 1°C increments. ON To raise the temperature To lower the temperature 4 Set the fan with the door speed again of the remote control still closed. You can select the fan speed in four steps- low, medium, high and CHAOS. Each time the button is fan Natural wind For more by the fresh CHAOS feeling CHAOS mode. In this speed according speed pressed, the mode is shifted. logic than other fan speed, press the Indoor Fan Speed Selector and set to mode, the wind blows like natural breeze by automatically changing fan to the CHAOS logic. Auto Operation Press the 1 a 2 beep. Open the door on the remote control. To select Auto Operation, press the Operation Mode Selection button. Each time the button is pressed, the operation mode is shifted in the direction of the 3 The arrow. Auto Cooling ON ENGLISH Start/Stop button. respond with The unit will Healthy Dehumidification temperature and fan speed electronic controls based on Heating (Heat pump model only) automatically are the actual room set by the temperature. If change the set temperature, press the Room Temperature Setting buttons. The cooler or warmer you feel, the more times (up to two times) you should press the button. The set temperature will be changed automatically. you want to To raise the temperature To lower the temperature During Auto Operation: You cannot switch the indoor fan If the system is not operating speed. as It has already been set desired, manually switch by the Fuzzy rule. to another mode. The system will not cooling mode to the heating mode, or from heating mode to cooling mode, it must be done by manually resetting. During Auto Operation, pressing the chaos swing button makes the horizontal louvers swing up and down automatically. If you want to stop auto-swing, press the chaos swing button again. automatically switch from the 7 Healthy Dehumidification Operation Press the 1 a TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 8 Start/Stop button. respond with The unit will 2 beep. Open the door the remote control. To select on Dehumidification Operation, press the Healthy Operation Mode Selection button. Each time the button is pressed, shifted in the direction of the Auto Cooling 3 Set the fan operation Healthy Dehumidification speed again mode is Heating (Heat pump model only) with the door of the remote control still closed. You can select the fan ON speed in four or time the button is pressed, Natural wind the fan mode is shifted. by the fresh CHAOS logic speed, press the Indoor Fan Selector and set to CHAOS mode. In this mode, the wind more Speed steps- CHAOS. Each low, medium, high, speed For the arrow. feeling than other fan blows like natural breeze according to the CHAOS by automatically changing logic. fan speed During Healthy Dehumidification Operation: If you select the dehumidification mode on the operation selection button, the A/C starts to run the dehumidification function. It automatically sets the room temp. and airflow volume to the best condition for dehumidification, based on In this case, however, the setting control the room temp. either. the sensed current temp. is not room displayed temp. in the remote control and you are not able to During the healthy dehumidification function, the airflow volume is automatically set according to the optimization algorithm responding to the current room temp. status which makes the room condition healthy and comfortable even in the high humidity season. Heating Operation(Heat pump 1 Press the ENGLISH Start/Stop button. respond with beep. Open the door on the remote control. To select Heating Operation, press the Operation Mode Selection button. Each time the button is pressed, the operation mode is shifted in the direction of the Close the door arrow. Auto Cooling 3 only) The unit will a 2 model Healthy Dehumidification on Heating (Heat pump model only) the remote control. Set the temperature higher than the room temperature. The temperature can be set within a range of 16°C~30°Cin 1°C increments. ON To raise the temperature To lower the temperature 4 Set the fan speed again with the door of the remote control still closed. You the fan speed in four can select steps--low, medium, high and CHAOS. Each time the button pressed, the fan speed mode is shifted. Natural wind by the CHAOS For more fresh feeling CHAOS mode. In this speed according is logic than other fan speed, press the Indoor Fan Speed Selector and set to mode, the wind blows like natural breeze by automatically changing fan to the CHAOS logic. 9 Jet Cool Operation 1 Press the a TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 10 2 beep. Press the Jet Cool button to the will on 3 Start/Stop button. respond with The unit will speed cooling operate mode and the unit operate in super high fan speed cooling mode for 30 minutes. To cancel the Jet Cool mode, press the Jet Cool button or room temperature setting button again and the unit will operate in high fan speed on cooling the fan speed button or the mode. or or NOTE: During the JET COOL function at any moment, the A/C starts to blow the cool air at extremely high speed for 30 minutes setting the room temp. automatically to 18°C. It is especially used to cool the room temp. in the shortest time in a hot summer. In heat pump mode or neuro fuzzy mode, however, the JET COOL function is not available. In order to return to the normal either the or operation the JET COOL button again. mode from the JET COOL mode, you just press button, airflow volume selection or temp. setting button cooling mode selection PLASMA Purification 1 Operation(Optional) Press the ENGLISH Start/Stop button. respond with a The unit will beep. 2 3 Open the door on the remote control. Press the PLASMA air purifying operation ON/OFF button. Operation will start when the button is pressed and stop when the button is pressed again. Set the fan speed again closed. You with door of the remote control speed in four steps-low, medium, high or CHAOS. Each time the button is pressed, the fan speed mode is shifted. can select the fan Air purifying operation (PLASMA) can be cooling, Heating or any other operations. PLASMA Air with Purifying Operation only If you press the only PLASMA button, PLASMA air purifying operates. only Then, fan speed is low. You can select the fan speed in four steps-low, medium, high or CHAOS. Each time the button speed ( ) is pressed, the fan mode is shifted. 11 2nd F Operation 1 Press the a TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 12 2 Start/Stop button. respond with The unit will beep. Open the door of the remote control and press the 2nd operate functions printed in blue at bottom Function button to of buttons. (Check the display.) indication of 2nd function These buttons on operate the timer setting remote control as follows: CANCEL ON OFF SET AUTO CLEAN CANCEL ON OFF SET AUTO CLEAN 3 2nd function goes off in the button is a short time automatically or when pressed again. For more details, refer to functions next page. Additional features Mode Sleep 1 2 Press the Sleep time you want the unit to turn off Sleep Mode, press the sleep Mode Auto button several times until the star automatically. programmed in one-hour by pressing the Sleep Mode ( Auto mode is available for 1 to 7 times. To sleep alter the time the Sleep in period steps of Mode Button while 1 In hour, press aiming from the operation display. Mode will be Sleep operated at slow fan speed (cooling) or medium fan speed (heat pump only) for quiet sleeping. button 1 to 7 times. The ) disappears Note: The The Timer is increments ENGLISH To cancel the Mode Auto button to set the sleep mode: Chaos not at air Swing function does operate. IN COOLING MODE OR HEALTHY conditioner. DEHUMIDIFICATION MODE: 3 Make sure the Sleep Mode Auto LED lights The up. over Setting the 1 temperature will automatically rise by 1°C the next 30 minutes and for comfortable sleeping. Press the Time Setting Time Time can be set only when you have pressed the Reset button. If you have just replaced the batteries, the Reset button should be pressed 3 by 2°C in 1 hour buttons until the desired time is set. to reset the time. Press the Start/Stop button. Press the Timer SET button. 4 CANCEL Press 2nd F button 2 SET and check if 2nd F icon is Note: Check the indicator on. for A.M. and P.M. Delay Start/Pre-Set Stop 1 2 3 Make sure the time is set remote control correctly on the To set the selected 5 display. Press 2nd F button. SET receptor. Press the ON/OFF Timer buttons to turn Timer CANCEL time, press the Timer SET button while aiming the remote control at the signal To cancel the timer ON off. on or OFF CANCEL setting Check if 2nd F icon is off. Press the Timer Cancel button while 4 Press the Time ET Setting buttons until the desired aiming remote control at the signal receptor. time is set. (The timer lamp on the display will go out.) air conditioner and the NOTE: Select one of the following four types of operation. with the unit Delay OFF Timer Delay ON Timer Delay running OFF and ON Timer Delay ON and OFF Timer 13 Airflow Direction Control The up/down and right/left airflow can adjusted by using the remote control. TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 14 Press the Start/Stop be Press Chaos Swing button and the louvers will swing. Press the button button to start the unit. After 30 again and the louvers will minutes, the louvers maximum airflow stop. return to the position automatically. Air Circulation Mode Circulates the 1 2 Press the Open air without room Start/Stop the door on cooling or button. the unit will heating. respond with a beep. the remote control. Press the Air Circulation button. Close the door remote control. Now each time that you press the Indoor Fan shifted from low to CHAOS and back to low again. CHAOS Air Fan speed is on low. Fan Speed Selector, speed is on medium. the fan Fan speed is on the speed on is high. Note: CHAOS Air economizes power consumption and automatically changed from high to low or vice versa, prevents overcooling. The fan speed is on the ambient temperature. depending Auto Clean ? the door on the remote control. Press the Auto Clean Button. Close the door on the remote control. Now each time that you press the Open start/stop button, the Air conditioner operates clean function automatically. ? To operate the Auto Clean function, flip open the remote controller and press the Auto Clean button. The Auto Clean icon appears on the LCD. Every time you turn off the air conditioner, Auto Clean function operates automatically for about 30 minutes. To cancel the Auto Clean function, press the Auto Clean button again. Forced Operation Operation procedures ENGLISH when the remote control can't be used. The operation will pressed. be started if the power button is If you want to the button. stop operation, re-press Power Button Cooling Model Operating mode Indoor FAN Speed Setting Temperature Test Heat pump Model Room Temp. ≥ 24°C2 1 °C ≤ Room Cooling Cooling High High Healthy Temp. < 24°C Dehumidification High Room Temp. < 21°C Heating High 22°C2 2 °C2 3 °C2 4 °C operation the TEST OPERATION, the unit operates in cooling mode at high speed fan, regardless of temperature and resets in 18 minutes. During test operation, if remote controller signal is received, the unit operates as remote controller sets. During room If you want to use this operation, open the front for about 3 seconds. panel upward and Press the power button let it be pressed If you want to stop the operation, re-press the button. Auto restart In power failure, Auto Restarting Operation is the function to previous operating conditions. So there is no need of activating this function by pressing any key or button. In the initial mode, the fan operates at a low speed and the compressor starts 2.5~3minutes later. As the compressor starts, the fan speed also resumes its previous setting mode. case the power comes on again operate procedures automatically after a to the Helpful information Fan speed and cooling capacity. cooling capacity indicated in the specification is the value when the fan speed is set to high, and the capacity will be lower at low or medium fan speed. High fan speed is recommended when you wish to cool the room quickly. The High Speed 15 Care and maintenance of the air conditioner CAUTION: Before performing any maintenance, turn off the main power to the system. Indoor Unit Never Grille, Case, and Remote Control ? Turn the system off before cleaning. To clean, wipe with a soft, dry cloth. Do not use bleach Could ? abrasives. or TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 16 cause deformation and/or discoloration. damage the surfaces of the air conditioner. Supply power must be disconnected before cleaning followings: Volatile substances Could NOTE: any of the use Water hotter than 40°C. the indoor unit. 1 Pull down the lifting up the slowly (Notice : Clean the filter after being stopped the product) filter tab 2 a grille bottom, Clean the filter with ? Filter ? After bit and take the filter out a vacuum or warm, soapy water. If dirt is conspicuous, wash with a solution detergent in lukewarm water. If hot water (40°C or more) is used, it may of be deformed. AIR FILTERS The air filters behind the front be checked and cleaned weeks or more once grill should every 2 3 After washing with water, 4 Re-install the air filter. dry well in the shade. often if neccessary. Outdoor Unit The heat If clogged exchanger coils with dirt or and panel vents of the outdoor unit should be checked regularly. soot, the heat exchanger and panel vents may be professionally steam cleaned. NOTE: Dirty or clogged coils will reduce the operating efficiency of the system and cause higher operating costs. (Rear) Air intake vents (Rear) (Side) Piping Air intake vents Drain Hose Air outlet vents (Side) Piping Drain Hose Air outlet vents Cleaning of Purifying Filter ? 1 Recomended use Slide down the bottom period : About 3 months panel. 2 Bend and (Rib 3 Remove the Air Filter then pull of the 4 plasma purifier. ENGLISH pull off the 4th panel. panel off the hole.) of the Put in Plasma Filters in the neutral detergent for 1~2hours and then raise them. 5 Relocate dried Plasma Purifier and Air Filter. 6 Put in the 4th panel then slide up the bottom panel. 17 When the air conditioner is not going to be used for a long time. When air conditioner is not used for to be going When the air conditioner is to be used long time. a Clean the air filter and install it in the indoor Operate the air conditioner on Air circulation mode (Refer to page 14) for 2 to 3 hours. unit. (Refer to page ? TroubleshtingpCadMcOISfyP 18 This will dry 16 for cleaning filters.) out the internal mechanisms. Turn off the circuit the again. breaker, and disconnect plug. Check that the air inlet and outlet of the CAUTION CAUTION indoor/outdoor unit are not blocked. Turn off the circuit breaker when the air conditioner is not going to be used for a long time. Dirt may collect and may cause a fire. Remove the batteries from the remote control. Operation Tips Do not overcool the room. Keep blinds or curtains closed. This is not good for the electricity. health and wastes Keep the Do not let direct sunshine enter Adjust the horizontal airflow direction to room when the air operation. ensure a in the Make sure that the doors are Avoid doors and opening windows to keep as much shut as Clean the air filter regularly. tight. the cool air in the room. vertical and uniform temperature room. Ventilate the room occasionally. Blockages possible temperature the conditioner is in and windows room uniform. in the air filter reduce the airflow and lower cooling and dehumidifying effects. Clean at least every two weeks. once Since windows it is are kept closed, idea to open them and ventilate the room now and a then. good Before you call for service... Troubleshooting Tips! Save ? Check the following points contact your dealer or before ? operate. ? room has a peculiar ? odor. or service.... If the fault ENGLISH persists, please Explanation See page Have you made a mistake in timer operation? Has the fuse blown or has the circuit breaker 13 been The requesting repairs money! service center. Case The air conditioner does not time and - tripped? Check that this is not the a damp walls, carpet, furniture, or smell exuded by cloth items in the - room. It is seems that condensation leaking ? from the air Condensation occurs when the airflow from the air conditioner cools the warm room air. - conditioner. Air conditioner does not ? This is the operate for about ? Wait about three minutes and 3 minutes when restarted. Does not cool or protector of the mechanism. operation will heat ? Is the air filter dirty? See air filter cleaning 16 instructions. effectively. ? Has the ? Are the indoor unit's air inlet temperature been set incorrectly? or The air conditioner is ? For a - noise that sounds like water -This is the sound of freon noisy. 6,9 outlet vents obstructed? operation - begin. flowing flowing. inside the air conditioner unit. ? For noise that sounds like the compressed atmosphere. -This is the sound of the dehumidifying water being processed inside the air conditioning air a releasing into - unit. Remote control ? Are the batteries faint, ? Are the batteries inserted in the or no display is display at all. and Crack sound is heard. ? (-) depleted? opposite (+) 4 directions? This sound is generated by the expansion/constriction of the front panel, due to changes of temperature. etc. - 19 P/No.: 3828A20149U After reading this manual, Printed in Korea keep it in a place easily accessible to the user for future reference.