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Installation Instructions
READ BEFORE INSTALLING UNIT
Compact Window Mounting (10,000~12,000 BTU)
INSTALLATION WARNINGS AND CAUTION
The unit is for window mounting only.
Carefully read the installation manual before beginning.
Follow each step as shown.
Observe all local, state, and national electrical codes and by qualified, licensed, authorized personnel only.
Pay attention to danger and safety notices.
To avoid risk of personal injury, property damage, or product damage due to the weight of this device and sharp edges that may
be exposed:
Air conditioners covered in this manual pose an excessive weight hazard. Two or more people are needed to move and install
the unit. Wear protective gloves whenever lifting or carrying the unit. AVOID the sharp metal fins of front and rear coils. To
prevent injury or strain, use proper lifting and carrying techniques when moving unit.
Carefully inspect location where air conditioner will be installed. Be sure it will support the weight of the unit overan extended
period of time.
Handle air conditioner with care.
Make sure air conditioner does not fall during installation.
NOTE:
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Mounting Hardware
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SAVE CARTON and these INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS for future reference. The carton is
the best way to store unit during winter, or when not
in use.
DO NOT USE ANY SCREWS OTHER THAN
THOSE SPECIFIED HERE.
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( or Wooden windows)
2
s)
WHERE APPLICABLE, THE TOP RAIL MUST BE
SECURELY FASTENED WITH ALL FOUR (4)
SCREWS FOR SAFETY REASONS.
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weather stripping
(10”X3/4”X1/12”)
window sash seal foam
The top rail on your unit may already be installed. If not,
follow the steps below.
insulation panel
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Top Rail Hardware
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1
3/8Ǝ Screw
4
Top Rail
1
2
2
3
4
5
3
6
7
4
8
9
10
5
11
12
ruler
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1
2
1
Drill (If pilot holes are needed)
Before installing, the top rail must be assembled on the unit.
A. Remove the air conditioner from the carton and place on a flat surface.
B. Remove top rail from the rear of the packaging material as shown in Fig. A
C. Align the hole in the top rail with those on the top of the unit as shown in Fig. B
D. Secure the top rail to the unit with the 3/8Ǝ Screws as shown in Fig. C
Fig. A
Packaging
Top Rail
16120300A11362
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Installation
LEFT + RIGHT FILLER PANEL ASSEMBLY
NOTE: Top Rail and Side Panels at each side are offset to provide the proper pitch to the rear of (5/16”).
This is necessary for proper condensed water utilization and drainage. If you are not using the Side Panels
for any reason, this pitch to the rear must be maintained!
Place unit on floor, a bench or a table. There is a Left and Right side Filler Panels - be sure to use the proper
panel for each side. When installed, the flange for securing the panel in place to the window sill will be facing
into the room.
A. Hold the side Panel in one hand and gently pull back the center to free the open end. See FIG. 1.
B. Slide the free end “T” section of the panel directly into the cabinet as shown in FIG. 2. Slide the panel down. Be
sure to leave enough space to slip the top and bottom of the frame into the rails on the cabinet.
C. Once the panel has been installed on the side of the cabinet, make sure it sits securely inside the frame channel by
making slight adjustments. Slide the top and bottom ends of the frame into the top and bottom rails of the cabinet. See
FIG. 3.
D. Slide the panel all the way in and repeat on the other side.
FIG. 1
FIG. 2 “T” section
FIG. 3 Top Rail
Bottom Rail
Your air conditioner is designed to install in standard double hung windows with opening widths of 23 to 36 inches
(584 mm to 914 mm) (FIG. 4A FIG. 4B)
Lower sash must open sufficiently to allow a clear vertical opening of 15-1/2 inches (394 mm ). Side louvers and the rear
of the air conditioner must have clear air space to allow enough airflow through the condenser, for heat removal. The rear
of the unit must be outdoors, not inside a building or garage.
Fig. 4B
Fig. 4A
Ǝ Ǝ
INNER
WINDOW SILL
ƎPLQ
(394 mm)
ƎPLQ
(394 mm)
INNER
WINDOW SILL
INTERIOR
WALL
Vinyl-Clad Windows
Wooden Windows
Storm Window:
SASH
If the air conditoner is blocked by Storm Window, add wood as
shown in FIG. 5, or remove storm window before air conditioner
is installed.
If Storm Window Frame must remain, be sure the drain holes or
slots are not caulked or painted shut. Accumulated Rain Water
or Condensation must be allowed to drain out.
2
Storm window
frame or other
obstruction.
1-1/2” min
(38 mm)
FIG. 5
Board
thickness as
required, for
proper pitch to
rear, along
entire sill.
Fasten with
nails or screws.
How to Install
Installation
Keep a firm grip on the air conditioner, carefully place the unit into the window opening so the bottom of the air
conditioner frame is against the window sill (FIG. 6A & FIG. 6B). Carefully close the window behind the top rail
of the unit.
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
INSIDE
FIG. 6A
Wooden Windows
FIG. 6B
OUTSIDE
Vinyl-Clad Windows
Extend the side panels out against the window frame (FIG. 7A for wooden windows), (FIG. 7B for Vinyl-Clad
windows).
FIG. 7A
FIG. 7B
window
frame
Place the frame lock between the frame extensions and the window sill as shown (FIG. 8A for wooden
windows), (FIG. 8B for Vinyl-Clad windows).
FIG. 8A
wooden windows:
FIG. 8B
Vinyl-Clad windows:
Drive locking screws:
A: For wooden windows:
Drive 1/2Ǝ (12.7 mm) locking screws through the frame lock and into the sill (FIG. 9A). NOTE:To prevent
window sill from splitting, drill 1/8Ǝ (3mm) pilot holes before driving screws. Drive 1/2Ǝ (12.7 mm) locking
screws through frame holes into window sash (FIG. 9B).
B: For Vinyl-Clad windows:
Drive 1/2Ǝ (12.7 mm) locking screws through the frame lock and into the window sash (FIG. 9B). NOTE:
Before driving the screws, use a drill to drill 5 holes through the holes in the frame lock and frame extensions
into the windows sash as shown ( FIG. 9B).
FIG. 9A
FIG. 9B
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Installation
Measure the width of the inner side curtain with the provided ruler, as shown (FIG. 10). Mark a line on the
patterned side of the provided insulation panel according to the measured width, then cut out the insulation
panel along the line, as shown (FIG.11). Place the patterned side of the insulation panel to face inside your
room, then slide the insulation panel into the frame until the panel goes into the side curtain frame completely.
If the insulation panel does not slide in the frame smoothly, trim the insulation panel then try again, until the
insulation panel fits the frame, as shown (FIG.12). Repeat these instructions for the other side.
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1
2
2
3
4
5
3
6
7
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8
9
10
5
11
12
6
13
14
15
Measure the inner width
of the side curtain
FIG. 10
or
FIG. 11
FIG. 12
(FIG. 13).
NOTE: It is difficult to lock the windows with the sash lock for Vinyl-Clad windows, so you can use lock by
window itself.
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Cut foam window seal and insert it into the space between the upper and lower sashes (FIG. 14).
FIG. 13
FIG. 14
FOAM SEAL
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Installation
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FIG. 15A & FIG. 15B).
normal use, correct the slope otherwise.
FIG. 15A
FIG. 15B
H
H
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
H
about
Bottom Rail
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
Bottom Rail
H1
Wooden Window
Vinyl-Clad Window
FIG. 16
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In order to minimize air leaks between the room air conditioner
and the window opening, suitable weather stripping(trim the
provided weather stripping into suitable size) should be applied
in case of any gaps found at the location as indicated by the
arrows in Fig. 16.
Removing the air conditioner From Window
Turn the air conditioner off, and disconnect power cord.
Remove sash seal from between windows, and unscrew sash lock.
Remove screws installed through frame and framelock.
Remove the insulation panel and close (slide) side panels into frame.
Keeping a firm grip on air conditioner, raise sash and
carefully remove.
Be careful not to spill any condensate water while lifting
unit from window. Store parts WITH air conditioner.
Weather stripping
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