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USER’S MANUAL
AQ12T Series
Split - type Air Conditioner
(Cooling and Heating)
E R DB98-27248A(2)
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Contents
 PREPARATION
Safety Precautions .........................................................................................................
Name of Each Part .........................................................................................................
Remote Control – Buttons and Display ...............................................................
Inserting the Remote Control Batteries ...............................................................
Getting Started ...............................................................................................................
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 OPERATION
Selecting Auto Mode ...................................................................................................
Selecting Cool Mode ....................................................................................................
Selecting Heat Mode ...................................................................................................
Selecting Dry Mode ......................................................................................................
Selecting Fan Mode ......................................................................................................
Selecting the Turbo Function ...................................................................................
Selecting the Energy Saving Function .................................................................
Selecting
Mode ......................................................................................
Adjusting the Airflow Direction ..............................................................................
Setting the On Timer ....................................................................................................
Setting the Off Timer ...................................................................................................
Selecting Auto Cleaning Function .........................................................................
Operating Your Air Conditioner Without the Remote Control ..................
Selecting
Mode ........................................................................................
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 RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE
Cleaning the Air Filter (Gold Mesh Filter) on Your Air Conditioner .........
Keeping Filters clean ....................................................................................................
Temperature and Humidity Ranges ......................................................................
Operating Recommendations .................................................................................
Solving Common Problems ......................................................................................
Installation and maintenance ..................................................................................
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Safety Precautions
The following safety precautions are provided to protect the users’ safety and prevent property damage.
Make sure to read the followings and use the air conditioner properly.
 Keep this user’s manual together with the installation manual in a handy place so that you can find it whenever
you need to see it after reading this manual thoroughly.
WARNING
 This indicates the possibility of serious injury or death.
CAUTION
 This indicates the possibility of serious injury or damage to environments when
operated incorrectly.
WHEN INSTALLING
 Do not install the unit in a
place where it is exposed to
inflammable gas leakage.
 Do not install the outdoor
unit where there’s the risk of
dropping such as on high
outer wall or outside of the
terrace.
 Do not connect the ground
to a gas pipe, water pipe,
lightning rod or telephone
earth.
 The installation must be carried out
 Contact the service center
if the air conditioner is
under water.
by a licensed installer or qualified
personnel when installing the unit
for the first time or reinstalling it.
REGARDING POWER SOURCE
 Do not pull the electric wire
 Install the switch and circuit
 Use the rated current fuse.
 Do not bend the electric wire
 Use the power source with
 If the power plug is
or touch the power plug with
the wet hands.
by force or weigh down the
air conditioner not to be out
of order.
breaker only for
air conditioner.
separate wiring only for air
conditioner.
damaged, replace it by the
manufacturer or qualified
personnel to avoid the risk.
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WARNING
DURING OPERATION
 Do not attempt to repair,
move, modify or reinstall
the unit on your own. Make
sure that these installations
are carried out by qualified
personnel to avoid electric
shock or fire.
 When using a wireless
remote control, the distance
should not be more than
7 meters from the air
conditioner. (If applicable)
 Never spill any kind of liquid
into the unit. Should this
happen, unplug or main
switch off the unit and
contact an authorized
service center.
 If the wireless remote
 Do not place any obstacles in
front of the unit.
Make sure that the unit is
correctly ventilated at all
times: Do not place clothing
or other materials over it.
 The manufacturer declines
any liability for damage
resulting from modifications
or errors in the electrical or
hydraulic connections.
control is not used for
a long time, remove the
batteries. (If applicable)
 Do not connect the electric
heater to the air conditioner
or repair it with your
discretion.
 Do not insert anything
between the air outlet
blades because the inner fan
may be damaged and could
cause injury. Keep children
away from the unit.
 Failure to observe the
installation instruction, or use
of the unit under conditions
other than those indicated in
the table 'Operating limit' of
the unit installation manual,
will immediately invalidate
the unit warranty.
 Do not place any materials
so that children cannot step
on it.
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WARNING
DISPOSING THE UNIT
 Before throwing out the
device, it is necessary to pull
back the battery cells and get
rid of them safely for recycling
reasons.
 When you need to dispose of
 Please recycle or dispose
 Install the outdoor unit so as
 Install the drain hose to let
the unit, consult your dealer.
If pipes are removed
incorrectly, refrigerant may
blow out and come into
contact with your skin, causing
injury. Releasing refrigerant
into the atmosphere also
damages the environments.
of the packaging material for
this product in an
environmentally responsible
manner.
CAUTION
WHEN INSTALLING
 Install the air conditioner
avoiding direct sunlight or
heater, especially water.
to let the discharged air out
properly. Avoid a place that
may disturb your neighbor by
noise.
the water run safely and
correctly.
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CAUTION
REGARDING POWER SOURCE
 Disconnect the circuit breaker
 Contact the service center or
 Contact the service center
 Do not open the front grille
 Avoid cold and hot air
 Avoid the water from
 Do not use the air conditioner
 Do not step on the air
 Do not drink the water from
when you don’t use the
air conditioner for a long time
to save energy.
manufacturer if you want to
repair the air conditioner.
after turning off the air
conditioner if strange noise
is heard, burning smell or
smoke blow.
DURING OPERATION
during operation.
for a long time in a closed room
or in a place where there’s a
baby or an old person.
reaching to person, pet or a
plant directly for a long time.
conditioner or put heavy
object on it.
getting into the
air conditioner.
the air conditioner.
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CAUTION
DURING OPERATION
 Do not touch the pipes
connected to the air
conditioner.
 Do not use the air conditioner
 Do not give excessive shock
 The appliance is not intended
 The maximum input power &
 Do not clean the air
 The surface of the heat
 Dispose of the packaging
 All of the manufacturing and
to maintain the machine, food,
pet, plant or cosmetics.
to the air conditioner.
OTHERS
 Be sure that the air filter not to
be exposed to direct sunlight.
for use by young children or
infirm persons without
supervision: Young children
should be supervised to
ensure that they do not play
with the appliance.
current is measured
according to the IEC standard
and the input power & current
is measured according to the
ISO standard.
 Turn off the air conditioner
and if the fan stops to operate,
clean the air conditioner.
conditioner by spraying water
directly or with benzene,
thinner or alcohol.
exchanger is sharp, so be
careful of it when cleaning.
 Clean the air filter every 2 weeks.
material in accordance with
the local requirements.
 Be sure to insert the air filter.
packaging materials used for your
new appliance are compatible
with the environment and can be
recycled.
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Name of Each Part
The design and shape can be changed according to the model.
Indoor Unit
Power(On/Off) button
Air Inlet
Air filter
(under the panel)
Airflow blade
(Left side)
Inner blades with
small fins
Airflow blade
(Right side)
Room
Temperature sensor
mode indicator
Operation indicator
(Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan, Heat)
Remote control sensor
Set temperature
Timer/
mode
indicator
Auto cleaning indicator
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Outdoor Unit
Air Inlet (Rear)
Air Outlet
Connection Valve
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Remote Control-Buttons and Display
Airflow direction indicator
Temperature setting
mode indicator
Fan speed indicator
Battery life indicator
mode indicator
Operating mode indicator
(Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan, Heat)
Turbo function indicator
Energy saving indicator
Remote control
transmission indicator
Off Timer indicator
On Timer indicator
Power (On/Off) button
Mode selection button
(Auto, Cool, Dry, Fan, Heat)
Surround Swing button
Digital On/Off button
Turbo button
Temperature adjustment
buttons
Fan speed adjustment button
Left Swing button
Right Swing button
Auto Cleaning button
Energy saving button
On Timer button
button
Timer Set/Cancel button
Off Timer button
mode adjustment button
Time adjustment button
On/Off button
Note
Digital On/Off button
If you want to turn on or off the Display of the indoor unit during operation,
button on the remote control.
press the
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Inserting the Remote Control Batteries
You must insert or replace the remote control batteries when:
 You purchase the air conditioner
 The remote control does not work correctly
Note
 Use two AAA, LR03 1.5V batteries.
 Do not use old and new batteries or different kinds of batteries
together.
 Insert two batteries correctly as indicated by the + and – symbols.
1
Remove the battery cover in the rear of the remote control by pushing
it with your thumb.
2
Insert two batteries, respecting the polarities as indicated by
the + and - symbols.
3
Close the cover by sliding it back in place.
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Getting Started
The User’s Manual provides you with valuable information about your air conditioner.
In order to take full advantage of the air conditioner’s features, please read this manual
carefully before using.
You have already seen the basic description of the unit on pages from 8 to 10.
Starting with the next page, you will find a series of step-by-step procedures
for each function available.
The illustrations in the step-by-step procedures use three different symbols:
PRESS
PUSH
HOLD DOWN
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Selecting Auto Mode
You can select Auto mode if you want to cool or heat your room automatically.
You can adjust the temperature in this mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Auto is displayed.
 The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
 The air conditioner runs in Auto mode.
 Auto mode cools or heats the room depending on the set
temperature.
 The air conditioner changes from Cool or Heat mode
automatically, depending on the current temperature.
Note
You can change modes at any time.
3
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 16°C and 30°C.
 Each time you press the
button:
Result:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°C
- The indoor unit beeps
 The fan speed adjusts automatically.
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Selecting Cool Mode
You can select Cool mode if you want to cool your room.
You can adjust the temperature and the fan speed when cooling.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Cool is displayed.
 The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
 The air conditioner runs in Cool mode.
Note
You can change modes at any time.
3
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 16°C and 30°C.
 Each time you press the
button:
Result:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°C
- The indoor unit beeps
 If the room temperature is higher than the selected
temperature, the air conditioner starts cooling.
 If the room temperature reaches the set temperature, the air
conditioner stops cooling, but the fan continues to operate.
4
Press the
displayed.
button to select the fan speed until the required setting is
Auto  Low  Medium  High
Result:
5
Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
To control the airflow direction, refer to pages 22 and 23.
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Selecting Heat Mode
You can select Heat mode if you want to heat your room.
You can adjust the temperature and the fan speed when heating.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Heat is displayed.
 The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
 The air conditioner runs in Heat mode.
Note
You can change modes at any time.
3
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 16°C and 30°C.
Result:
 Each time you press the
button:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°C
- The indoor unit beeps
 If the room temperature reaches 5°C higher than the set
temperature, the air conditioner stops heating, but the fan
continues to operate.
 If the room temperature reaches 3°C lower than the set
temperature, the air conditioner starts heating again.
4
Press the
displayed.
button to select the fan speed until the required setting is
Auto  Low  Medium  High
Result:
5
 Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
 For the first 3~5 minutes, the fan may not operate to prevent
cool air from flowing out of the indoor unit.
This helps to warm the air in your room sufficiently.
To control the airflow direction, refer to pages 22 and 23.
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Selecting Dry Mode
Select Dry mode if you want to dehumidify your room.
You can adjust the temperature in this mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Dry is displayed.
 The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
 The air conditioner runs in the Dry mode.
Note
3
You can change modes at any time.
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the required
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 18°C and 30°C.
Result:
 Each time you press the
button:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°C
- The indoor unit beeps
 The air conditioner starts dehumidifying and the fan speed
adjusts automatically.
4
To control the airflow direction, refer to pages 22 and 23.
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Selecting Fan Mode
Select Fan mode if you want to ventilate your room. It helps to refresh
the air in your room. You can adjust the fan speed in this mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button on the remote control until Fan is displayed.
 The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
button.
 The air conditioner runs in Fan mode.
 The temperature is set automatically.
Note
3
You can change modes at any time.
Press the
displayed.
button to adjust the temperature until the required setting is
Low  Medium  High
Result:
4
Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
To control the airflow direction, refer to pages 22 and 23.
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Selecting the Turbo Function
You can select the Turbo Function if you want to cool or heat your room as quickly
as possible. The Turbo function operates for 30 minutes with the maximum settings
before returning automatically to the mode and temperature previously selected.
1
2
Press the
Result:
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
button.
 The temperature and fan settings are adjusted automatically.
 The air conditioner cools or heats the room as quickly as
possible.
 After 30 minutes, the air conditioner is reset automatically to
the previous setting.
 You can select the Turbo function in Auto, Cool and Heat mode.
If you select this function in Dry or Fan mode, the mode
changes to Auto mode.
3
Press the
button again to stop the Turbo Function before the end of the
30-minute period.
Result:
The air conditioner is reset automatically to the previous setting.
4
To control the airflow direction, refer to pages 22 and 23.
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Selecting the Energy Saving Function
You can select the Energy Saving Function to save energy when cooling.
The temperature range decreases in order to perform this function.
1
Press the
Result:
2
button.
Press the
Result:  The indoor unit beeps.
 The air conditioner runs in the Energy saving function.
 The outer airflow blade moves up and down.
 The airflow direction indicator is displayed automatically.
again.
 To stop the Energy saving function, press the
Note
3
You can select the Energy saving function only in Cool mode.
button to adjust the temperature until the required
Press the
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 26°C and 30°C.
Note
4
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
If you want to adjust temperature under 26°C, cancel the Energy
saving function before adjusting the temperature.
to select the fan speed until the required setting is displayed.
Press the
Auto  Low  Medium  High
Result:
5
Each time you press the
button, the indoor unit beeps.
To control the airflow direction, refer to pages 22 and 23.
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Selecting
Mode
mode helps users to fall asleep well after going to bed whether
being too hot to sleep or being awakened by coldness. The
mode can
be selected only when the air conditioner is switched on in cool/heat mode.
1
Press the
Result:
(On/Off) button.
 The operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The air conditioner starts up in the mode you selected last.
 The indoor unit beeps.
2
Press the
Result:
button to select Cool or Heat mode.
 The indoor unit beeps each time you press the
 The air conditioner runs in cool or heat mode.
3
Press the
Result:
button.
 The timer indicator is displayed.
 The Off timer is blinking on the remote control.
4
To set the
Off timer, press the
until the required Off time is displayed.
5
6
button.
buttons once or more times
Result:
 The
mode will be automatically stopped in
8 hours if the operation time is not set.
 You can set the Off timer by pressing the
buttons to
mode automatically at the
turn off the
appointed time within a range of 30 minutes to 12 hours.
 Each time the
buttons are pressed, the time is
mode will be
increased by 30 minutes or 1 hour.
stopped at the appointed off time.
Press the
Result:
button.
The remaining time is displayed.
Note
In the case of selecting
mode or adjusting the extra
mode, you should press the
time for
button
button within
within 10 seconds. If you do not press the
mode will be canceled automatically.
10 seconds,
Press the
button to adjust the temperature until the desired
temperature is displayed.
You can set the temperature between 16°C and 30°C.
Each time you press the
button;
Result:
- The temperature adjusts by 1°C
- The indoor unit beeps
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In cool mode
mode keeps the skin temperature at the best during the 3 stages
such as, Falling Asleep Stage  Sound Sleep Stage  Wake Up Stage in order.
Falling Asleep Stage :
This stage supports the environment to quickly cool down. Together with
comfortable intermittent air, you will be able to fall asleep quickly.
Sound Sleep Stage :
This stage helps users to take deep sleep and keep the healthy skin by
controlling wavy temperature control and insensible air stream.
Wake Up Stage :
This stage supports comfortable intermittent air to the room to raise human
body temperature for refreshing wake up.
Temp.
Set temperature
When the set time is over 8 hours,
this section will be repeated.
Time(hr.)
 The recommended temperature is set between 25°C and 27°C, and 26°C is
the most ideal temperature for comfortable sleep.
 Airflow blades (left and right swing) and fan speed are controlled automatically
as the above 3 stages in
mode.
 Set Off timer in
mode over 5 hours. You feel disturbed sleep
if the
is set too short or long because the basic off timer is set for
8 hours.
 If the
mode is set less than 4 hours, the operation will be stopped
after the set time. If the
mode is set over 5 hours, it will run as Wake
Up stage for the last one hour before stop.
In heat mode
 The temperature decreases by 1°C every hour. After a decrease of 2°C,
the temperature is maintained.
 You can set the airflow blades (left and right swing) and fan speed separately
during
mode.
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Adjusting the Airflow Direction
Adjust the airflow direction to circulate the air according to various needs. By adjusting the airflow direction,
the efficiency of the air conditioner can be increased.
Left swing-Up and down
To adjust the left swing airflow blade up and down
1
Press the
button to adjust the left swing airflow blade up and down.
 By pressing the
button again while the airflow blade moves up and
down, you can set the desired direction.
The airflow blade has stopped at right angles to the desired direction.
Right swing-Up and down
To adjust the right swing airflow blade up and down
1
Press the
button to adjust the right swing airflow blade up and down.
 By pressing the
button again while the airflow blade moves up and
down, you can set the desired direction.
The airflow blade has stopped at right angles to the desired direction.
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Surround swing-Up and down
To adjust the left/right swing airflow blade up and down at a time
1
Press the
at a time.
button to adjust the left/right swing airflow blade up and down
 Each left/right swing airflow blade turns round differently.
 By pressing the
button again, you can set the airflow blade in the same
direction.
 If you press the
button again, the airflow blade has stopped at right
angles to the desired direction.
Adjusting the Airflow Direction Horizontally
You can adjust airflow direction horizontally manually.
The inner blades with small fins move the air in the desired direction.
1
Adjust the inner blades by moving them left or right.
 Make sure do not touch the inner blades during operation.
It may cause injury on your fingers.
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Setting the On Timer
You can set the On Timer to turn on the air conditioner automatically at
the appointed time within a range of 30 minutes to 24 hours.
1
Press the
2
Press the
or
buttons until the desired time is displayed to set
the On Timer. You can set the time between 0.5 hour and 24 hours.
3
Press the
Result:
4
button .
button to complete the setting.
 The remaining time is displayed.
 The timer indicator stops blinking.
 The selected mode and the temperature on the display
disappear after 10 seconds.
 The air conditioner turns on automatically at the appointed
time and the On Timer setting disappears.
Press the
button until the desired mode is displayed at the top of
the remote control to select the mode in advance.
Result:
The air conditioner operates in the selected mode when it is
turned on.
Note
 The most recently used function is set between On and Off Timer
to turn on/off the air conditioner and
mode.
 On Timer of
mode cannot be set out separately.
To Cancel the On Timer
1
Press the
Note
button to cancel the On Timer.
If you press the
button, both the On Timer and
the Off Timer are canceled.
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Setting the Off Timer
You can set the Off Timer to turn off the air conditioner automatically at
the appointed time within a range of 30 minutes to 24 hours.
1
Press the
2
Press the
or
buttons until the desired time is displayed to set
the Off Timer. You can set the time between 0.5 hour and 24 hours.
3
Press the
button .
button to complete the setting.
Result:
 The remaining time is displayed.
 The timer indicator stops blinking.
 The air conditioner turns off automatically at the appointed
time and the Off Timer setting disappears.
Example
If you would like to turn the air conditioner on after 2 hours
and to operate it for 2 hours during non-operation:
1. Press the
button.
2. Press the
or
buttons until ‘2.0 Hr’is displayed.
3. Press the
button.
4. Press the
button.
5. Press the
or
buttons until ‘4.0 Hr’is displayed.
6. Press the
button.
Note
If you would like to turn on the air conditioner and then to turn
off it automatically at the appointed time by using On/Off Timer
during operation, you should set the On Timer longer than the
Off Timer.
Caution
Make sure that the air conditioner will not continue to run
after On Timer setting is confirmed.
Note
 You can check or change the mode and/or the temperature
button or the
button after setting
by pressing the
the Off Timer.
 The most recently used function is set between On and Off Timer
to turn on/off the air conditioner and
mode.
 Off Timer of
mode cannot be set out separately.
 If you would like to turn off the air conditioner and then to
turn on it again automatically at the appointed time by using
On/Off Timer during non-operation, you should set the
Off Timer longer than the On Timer.
To Cancel the Off Timer
1
Press the
Note
button to cancel the Off Timer.
If you press the
button, both the On Timer and
the Off Timer are canceled.
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Selecting the Auto Cleaning Function
Remote Control
Auto cleaning function offers inside air conditioner dry to prevent mold growth.
This feature allows you to use the air conditioner more clean and fresh air.
1
Press the
button.
 When the air conditioner is turned off,
The indicator on the indoor unit display appears and the Auto cleaning
function runs.
 When the air conditioner is turned on,
The indicator on the indoor unit display appears and the Auto cleaning
function runs after stopping the air conditioner operation.
Control Panel
Mode
Operating time
Auto(cool), Cool, Dry
30 minutes
Auto(heat), Heat, Fan
15 minutes
Caution Auto cleaning operating time varies according to the mode
you selected before the air conditioner turned off.
Note
 The Auto Cleaning indicator appears only on the indoor unit
display.
 When the air conditioner is turned on, the Auto cleaning
function runs after stopping the air conditioner operation.
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Operating Your Air Conditioner Without the Remote Control
You can operate your air conditioner directly without the remote control.
1
Open the front panel.
 Push the front panel to left while holding the lower left and right sides of
it and then lift the panel down to open.
2
To turn the air conditioner on, press the On/Off button in the front panel of
the indoor unit.
Result:
Note
3
 The Operation indicator on the indoor unit lights up.
 The indoor unit beeps.
 The air conditioner starts up in the appropriate mode for the
room temperature. The air conditioner changes the Cool or
Heat mode automatically depending on the current
temperature during operation.
Room Temperature
Operating Mode
Lower than 21°C
Higher than 21°C
Heating
Cooling
By pressing the On/Off button again, you can turn
the air conditioner off.
Reassemble the front panel.
 Lift the front panel up while holding the lower left and right sides of it and
then push the panel to right to close.
Note
Even if you turned the air conditioner on with the On/Off button,
you can control it with the remote control.
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Selecting
Mode
The
mode creates strong purified zone by decomposing harmful
particles in the behavior of active hydrogen(H) and oxygen ion(O₂).
The
mode can be selected whether the air conditioner is turned on or not.
1
Press the
button.
 The air conditioner starts up in
-Auto mode automatically.
mode also runs when the air conditioner is turned on.
 By pressing the
button again, the
mode is canceled.
 The
2
Press the
to select the
 Whenever press the
repeatedly.
operation types.
button, Auto, Silence and Rapid will appear
 Auto: Controls the fan speed automatically
Silence: Purifies the indoor air with silence
Rapid: Purifies the indoor air quickly
Note
 If
mode is turned on when the air conditioner runs,
- You cannot select the
operation types by pressing
the
button. The
mode runs only in Auto.
- The
the panel.

mode will also stop by pressing the
button of
: Micro Plasma Ion
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Cleaning Air Filter (Gold Mesh Filter) on Your Air Conditioner
For the best use of your air conditioner, you must clean it every 2 weeks
regularly to remove the dust that accumulates on the air filter.
Before cleaning your air conditioner, ensure that you have
switched off the breaker used for the unit.
CAUTION
1
Open the front panel.
 Push the lower left and right sides of the front panel to the left side first,
and then take off the panel.
2
Detach the air filter by pulling it forwards.
3
Remove all dust on the air filter with a vacuum cleaner or brush.
 If the air filter has been covered in a lot of dust, wash the air filter with mild
detergent in clean water and dry it completely.
 Make sure not to rub the air filter when washing.
4
When you finished, insert the air filter again.
5
Clean the front panel with a damp cloth and mild detergent.
(do NOT use benzene, solvents or other chemicals.)
6
Reassemble the air filter and the front panel.
Note
Air filter
(Gold Mesh Filter)
Front panel
If you have not used the air conditioner for a while, select the Fan
mode for 3 to 4 hours to dry the inside of the air conditioner.
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Keeping Filters clean
Cleaning Anti-allergy Filter
Anti-allergy filter protects you from allergy-causing particles, even if you raise
pets at home.
1
Take off the front panel from the indoor unit.
 Push the front panel to left while holding the lower left and right sides of
it and then lift the panel down to open.
 Push up the fixed body groove for the left and right sides of panel and
then detach the panel by pulling it forwards.
2
Detach the anti-allergy filter(sky blue) by pulling it forwards.
3
Wash the filter with clean water.
 Make sure not to rub the filter when washing.
4
Dry it in the shade, and then insert it in its place.
 Avoid direct sunlight when dry the anti-allergy filter. If not, it may cause
variation.
5
Reassemble the front panel.
 Fix the hanger of panel to the slot of the indoor unit and then take down
the hooks on the left and right sides of the indoor unit.
 Lift the front panel up while holding the lower left and right sides of it and
then push the panel to right to close.
Front panel
Hook
Deodorizing Filter
Anti-allergy Filter
Front panel
Hook
Note
 You should clean the filters every 3 months even if the cleaning
period might be different depending on how long and where
you are using.
 The filter function is not affected even if deodorizing filter and
anti-allergy filter are inverted.
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Replacing Deodorizing Filter
Activated carbon is incorporated in the Deodorizing filter, efficiently absorbing
cigarette smoke, pet odors and other unpleasant smells.
1
Take off the front panel from the indoor unit.
 Push the front panel to left while holding the lower left and right sides of
it and then lift the panel down to open.
 Push up the fixed body groove for the left and right sides of panel and
then detach the panel by pulling it forwards.
2
Detach the deodorizing filter(black) by pulling it forwards.
3
Replace the deodorizing filter with a new one into the slot.
 Use the deodorizing filter you purchased after removing the vinyl wrap.
4
Reassemble the front panel.
 Fix the hanger of panel to the slot of the indoor unit and then take down
the hooks on the left and right sides of the indoor unit.
 Lift the front panel up while holding the lower left and right sides of it and
then push the panel to right to close.
Note
 You should clean the filters every year even if the replacing
period might be different depending on how long and where
you are using.
 You can purchase deodorizing filter at the customer care
center.
Front panel
Hook
Anti-allergy Filter
Deodorizing Filter
Front panel
Hook
 The filter function is not affected even if deodorizing filter and
anti-allergy filter are inverted.
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Temperature and Humidity Ranges
If you check the following tables, you can use your air conditioner more efficiently.
If the air conditioner is used at...
Then...
Heating capacity
The air conditioner may stop operating for the reason of protection.
Low temperatures
Water may leak and some malfunction may occur if the heat exchanger freezes.
Protection mechanism
Water may condense and drip from the surface of the indoor unit if you don’t use
the air conditioner for an extended period of time.
Operation
Outdoor Temperature
Indoor Temperature
Indoor Humidity
Heating
-10°C to 24°C approx.
27°C or less
Cooling
10°C to 43°C approx.
16°C to 32°C approx.
80% or less
Dehumidifying
18°C to 43°C approx.
16°C to 32°C approx.
-
-
 If the outdoor temperature is as low as 0°C, the heating capacity drops up to 70~80% depending on
the operating condition.
If you use the air conditioner in temperatures over 32°C (indoor temperature), the cooling capacity may drop.
Operating Recommendations
When you use your air conditioner, it is recommended that you read the following:
Topic
Recommendation
Common
Air conditioner should be used only in the single closed room. Effective air conditioner operation
can be guarantee if all windows and doors in the room are closed.
Heating capacity
The heat pump inside the air conditioner absorbs heat from outside air and brings itindoors.
If the temperature of the outside air drops, the air conditioner heats less. If the room is not warm
enough, use an additional heating appliance.
Warm air circulation
The air conditioner circulates warm air to heat your room. It will take some time to warm
the air in your room entirely after the air conditioner turns on.
Therefore, turn the air conditioner on in advance.
Frost
When you select the Heat mode, frost may form in the outdoor unit due to low temperature
and high humidity.
If this happens:
 The heating operation is stopped.
 The air conditioner defrosts automatically for about 7 minutes.
After about 7 minutes, the air conditioner starts operating again normally.
High indoor and
outdoor temperatures
If both the indoor and outdoor temperatures are high when you select the Heat mode,
the fan and the compressor of the outdoor unit may stop periodically.
This is normal; wait until the air conditioner turns on again.
Power failure
If a power failure occurs when the air conditioner is operating, the air conditioner will turn off.
When the power returns, the air conditioner will start up again automatically.
Protection mechanism
When the air conditioner is started immediately after being plugged in or stopped,
the normal operation starts up after 3 minutes for the reason of protection.
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Solving Common Problems
Before contacting the after-sales service, perform the following simple checks.
They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call.
Problem
Explanation/Solution
The air conditioner does not
operate at all.
 Check if power is on and operate the air conditioner again.
 Check if the circuit breaker is switched off.
 Check if Off Timer is set.
The temperature is not adjusted.
 Check if you selected the Fan mode.
The air conditioner does not operate
in the HEAT mode.
 Check if the air conditioner is cooling only model.
 Check if the remote control is for cooling only model.
The cool(warm) air does not come
out from the air conditioner.
 Check if set temperature higher(lower) than current temperature.
 Check if you selected the Fan mode. Select the Cool, Heat, Auto or Dry
mode.
 Check if the air filter is blocked by dirt. Clean the air filter regularly.
 Check if the there is cover on the outdoor unit or any obstacle.
Remove the cover or obstacle.
 Check if you installed the air conditioner under direct sunlight.
 The window or door may be opened.
 Check if you turn on the air conditioner just now.
It takes about 3 minutes to cool or heat the room.
 Check if the drain pipe is too long.
The fan speed is not adjusted.
 In Auto or Dry mode, the fan speed is selected automatically.
The remote control does
not operate.
 Check if the battery is discharged. Replace the battery.
 Check if the remote control sensor is blocked.
 Check if the air conditioner is placed near strong light.
The Timer is not set.
 Check if you pressed the
Odor is permeated in the
room during operation.
 Check if you use the air conditioner in smoky area or there is a smell.
Ventilate the room or select the Fan mode for 1~2 hours.
The indoor unit indicator
flashes.
 Press the
button to turn on the air conditioner again.
Switch the circuit breaker off and switch on it again.
Strange sound is heard from
the air conditioner.
 The sound is heard when the refrigerant gas flow is changed depending
on the use of the air conditioner.
 When you press the
button, noise may be heard that the
air conditioner sense the airflow blade.
Water drops from the outdoor
unit connection part.
 Water may form due to the difference of the temperature.
button after selecting time.
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Installation and maintenance
Air conditioners are technically complex products that require regular maintenance.
Failure to heed to these requirements and Operation Recommendations could result in reduction
of product life span as well as breakdowns of expensive parts.
Installation*
It is recommended to perform installation works by organizations with certified state licenses and Samsung
certificate. Contacts for certified organizations you can receive in “Samsung Contact Center” by phones,
mentioned in Warranty card 8-800-200-0-400. There should be a stamp of Installation Company in warranty
card after installation.
 when choosing installation site, please remember that unit should be easy accessible for service.
Service will not be available for the outdoor unit where our servicemen can not access and the cost of
moving the outdoor unit to the service area will be borne by the customer.
Maintenance*
Service works means elimination of defects, caused by Manufacturer. Service works are performed by authorized
Samsung service centers; you can find contacts at “Customer Contact Center” by phones, mentioned in warranty
card 8-800-200-0-400.
Preventive maintenance means periodically carried out cleaning, testing, tuning of Aircon, that necessary for its
normal work. It is recommended to execute Preventive maintenance by organization with certified state licenses
and Samsung certificate. You can find contacts at “Customer Contact Center” by phones, mentioned in warranty
card 8-800-200-0-400.
Recommendations for Preventive maintenance:
 At least once a year engage a certified specialist to carry out maintenance works,
preferably during dry and warm periods.
Maintenance works shall include:
- Cleaning heat exchanger of indoor and outdoor unit
- Cleaning drainage system
- Checking the pressure level (refrigerant quantity)
- Checking the operation modes of the system
- Top-up of refrigerant, if necessary (usually once per 2 years)
 Also, please refer to page “Cleaning your Air conditioner”.
* Manufacturer provides warranty and free of charge service during 12 months, if installation or service
works was performed by organization, not being certified Samsung Installer or Service Center.
Every installation and preventive maintenance works shall be paid for by the air conditioner owner,
since the product warranty does not cover any of these works.
Aforementioned expenses on proper installation and maintenance works will be compensated by
the long and reliable air conditioner operations.
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Memo
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Contact SAMSUNG WORLD WIDE
If you have any comments or questions regarding a Samsung product, contact the SAMSUNG customer care center.
Country
Customer Care Center
Web Site
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