Vinotemp | IL-OW006-2Z | Owner's Manual | Vinotemp IL-OW006-2Z Owner's Manual

 By Owner’s Manual 6-Bottle Dual-Zone Wine
Cooler
IL-OW006 -2Z (6 bottle)
TABLE OF CONTENTS IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...................................................... 3 ELECTRICAL CONNECTION ..................................................................... 4 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ............................................................... 4 OPERATING YOUR WINE COOLER .......................................................... 5 WALL INSTALLATION GUIDELINES .......................................................... 7 CARE AND MAINTENANCE ..................................................................... 9 PROBLEMS WITH YOUR WINE COOLER ................................................ 10 TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE ................................................................. 10 2
Please read and follow all safety rules and operating instructions before using. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock or injury when using your appliance, follow these basic precautions: • Ensure that the wine cooler stays in the upright position during transportation. • Place the wine cooler on a strong, level surface. • This wine cooler is designed for indoor, household use only. Any other use will void the warranty. • Avoid placing the wine cooler in moist areas, near any heat source including direct sunlight, or near any hazardous or flammable material. • This unit must be freestanding and cannot be used as a built-­‐in cooler. • This cooler is designed to store wine bottles and should not be used to store food or other items. • An empty cooler can be a dangerous attraction to children. If disposing of the cooler, remove gaskets, latches, lids or the entire door from your unused appliance, or take other action to ensure the cooler is harmless. Leave shelves in so that children may not easily climb inside. • Do not place any other objects on top of the wine cooler. • Never lift or carry the wine cooler by the cord. • Use of an extension cord for the wine cooler is not recommended. Directly connect the wine cooler to an electrical outlet. • This wine cooler is an electrical appliance. To avoid injury or death from electrical shock, do not operate the wine cooler with wet hands, while standing on a wet surface or while standing in water. • To avoid injury or death from electrical shock, do not operate the wine cooler with wet hands, while standing on a wet surface or while standing in water. • To ensure proper internal air circulation, do not overfill the wine cooler. • Never clean appliance parts with flammable fluids. The fumes can create a fire hazard or explosion. -­‐Save these instructions-­‐ 3
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION Improper use of the grounded plug can result in the risk of electrical shock. If the power cord is damaged, frayed or shows cracks or abrasions across its length, have it replaced at an authorized service center. For your protection, this unit is equipped with a 3-­‐conductor cord set that has a molded 3-­‐prong grounding-­‐type plug, and should be used in combination with a properly connected grounding-­‐type outlet. • Do not under any circumstances cut or remove the third ground prong from the power cord supplied. For personal safety, this appliance must be properly grounded. • The cord should be secured behind the unit and not left exposed or dangling to prevent accidental injury. • When a standard 2-­‐pin wall outlet is encountered, it is your responsibility to have it replaced with a properly grounded 3-­‐pin wall outlet. • Never unplug the unit by pulling the power cord. To disconnect the appliance, always grip the plug firmly and pull straight out from the wall outlet. When moving the unit, be careful not to damage the power cord. • The unit should always be plugged into its own individual electrical outlet with a voltage rating that matches the rating label on the unit. • Do not pinch or kink the power supply cord. • Repair or replace all power cords that have become frayed or damaged. Do not use a cord that shows cracks or abrasion damage along its length or at either end. When moving the appliance, be careful not to damage the power cord. Extension Cord CAUTION: It is strongly recommended that you do not use an adapter or an extension cord with this unit. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Before Using Your Wine Cooler •
Remove all packing material before using your cooler. Check to be sure all parts are included and that the cooler is in good condition. •
Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth before first use. Installation of Your Wine Cooler •
This appliance is designed for free standing or built-­‐in (full recessed) installation. •
Position the cooler in a dry and airy place. The recommended ambient temperature should be between 50° and 80°F. •
Locate the wine cooler away from direct sunlight and sources of heat such as a stove, heater, radiator, etc. Direct sunlight may affect the acrylic coating. Sources of heat may increase electric consumption. Extreme ambient temperatures may cause the unit to malfunction. •
Avoid locating the unit in moist areas. •
Place your cooler on a solid, level surface (other than carpet). This will ensure vibration and noise-­‐free operation. To level your wine cooler, adjust the front leveling legs at the base of the cooler. 4
Defrosting: 1. Your wine cooler will defrost every 8 hours for a period of approximately 30 minutes. Condensation will accumulate in the evaporator drip tray and will eventually evaporate. While your cooler is defrosting, the temperature displayed may be higher than the temperature set. 2. You may notice condensation on the glass exterior of your unit. If you notice an excessive amount of condensation on or around your unit, please relocate it to a less humid location. Drain: 1. Your wine cooler is equipped with a drain to release any excess liquid which may build up inside the unit. 2. We recommend routing the drain or water pipe into the drip tray. Please refer to the diagram shown on page 8 for instruction on drip tray installation. OPERATING YOUR WINE COOLER Recommended temperatures for wine storage: Red Wines: 15-­‐180C (59-­‐640F) Dry /White Wines 9-­‐140C (48-­‐570F) Sparkling Wine 5-­‐80C (41-­‐46 0F) The above temperatures may vary slightly depending on whether or not the interior bulb is ON or OFF or whether the bottles are located in the upper/middle or lower section. Operating your wine cooler as a two-­‐zone wine cooler Please place your wine cooler in a location where the ambient temperature is between 16-­‐35 / 60-­‐95°F. If the ambient temperature is above or below this range, the performance of the unit may be affected. For example, placing your unit in extreme cold or hot conditions may cause interior temperatures to fluctuate. ON/OFF Power To turn the appliance on or off, press the ON/OFF button for 3 seconds. Setting the temperature control Each cooling compartment of the Wine Cooler (left and right) is independently controlled. To set the temperature: 1. Connect the power cord to a properly grounded outlet. In the event of a power interruption, all previous temperature settings are automatically erased and each compartment will default to a preset temperature setting of 5℃ / 41°F for left compartment and 12℃ / 54°F for right compartment. 5
2. Set the desired cooling temperature by pressing the corresponding buttons for “set lower” program. Pressing the button once will decrease the temperature by 1 degree. The temperature selected will flash in the LED display for approximately 5 seconds and then revert back to display the temperature of the internal cooler. The left zone can be adjusted from 5℃ / 41°F to 10℃ / 50°F. The right zone’s temperature setting can be adjusted from 10℃/ 50°F to 18℃/ 64°F. When using your cooler we recommend you maintain 7 degrees difference between the left temperature zone and the right. 3. To view the “set” temperature, press flash in the LED display for 5 seconds. once. The “set” temperature will temporarily RUN This indicator light will illuminate when the cooling mode is currently in operation. Light You can turn the interior light ON or OFF by pushing the button marked with the “bulb” symbol. For best storage of wine, keep the light off except when viewing. LOCK Press the “LOCK” button for 3 seconds to lock the control panel. To unlock the control panel, press the “LOCK” button again. To switch between Celsius and Fahrenheit readings, press the “LOCK” and “LIGHT” buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. NOTE: -­‐If the unit is unplugged, turned off or if there is a power failure, you must wait 3 to 5 minutes before restarting the unit. If you attempt to restart before this time delay, the wine cooler will not start working. -­‐When you use the wine cooler for the first time, or restart the wine cooler after having been shut off for a long time, there could be a few degrees variance between the temperature you select and the one indicated on the LED readout. This is normal and is due to the length of the inactivation time. Once the wine cooler is running for a few hours everything will return to normal. -­‐The top of the cooler has 6 bottle holes. The two on the left side are the low temperature zone. The four on the right side are the high temperature zone. Temperature may fluctuate depending on the ambient temperature and the seal of the wine cooler. 6
WALL INSTALLATION GUIDELINES Add on the adjustable feet/bumpers to the back of each screw on the rear of the wine cooler. This will ensure that your wine cooler has enough room between it and the wall to properly exhaust. Place the M8 boring crowns against the wall and use them as a guide for where to drill your holes. The diagram above shows the required space between each hole. Use the screws (part B) to affix the boring crowns to the wall. 7
Attach Part A to the back of the unit. Slide Part A into the boring crowns to affix your unit to the wall. Drip Tray Installation 1. Affix the mount for the drip tray to the bottom of the cooler as shown in the diagram above. 2. Route the water pipe into the drip tray. 3. Place the drip tray into the mount. 8
Note: Space for the drip tray is limited. For wall installation, we recommend that the water pipe be routed to a separate container. Check your drip tray regularly for condensation and empty as needed to avoid leakage. CARE AND MAINTENANCE Cleaning Your Wine Cooler IMPORTANT: Always unplug the unit before cleaning or performing maintenance. Never use harsh cleansers or scouring pads to clean any part of the unit. •
Before cleaning your wine cooler, turn the power off, unplug the appliance, and remove its contents. •
Wash the inside of the wine cooler using warm water and a baking soda solution (2 tablespoons of baking soda to 1 quart of water). •
Wring any excess water out of the sponge or cloth when cleaning the control panel or any electrical parts. •
Wash the outside of the wine cooler using warm water and a mild liquid detergent. Rinse well and wipe dry with a soft and clean cloth. Power Failure •
The temperature of your appliance will remain steady for a few hours in the event of a power failure. Minimize the number of times the door is opened. •
If your power will be off for a longer period of time, you need to take proper steps to protect the coolers contents. Moving Your Wine Cooler Before moving your wine cooler, first be sure to remove all items from the cooler. •
Securely tape down any loose items, such as shelves, inside the unit. •
Turn the adjustable leg up to the base to avoid damage. •
Tape the door shut. 9
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Ensure that the unit stays securely in the upright position during transportation. Protect the outside of the appliance with a blanket. Energy Saving Tips Locate your wine cooler in the coolest area of your room, away from heat producing appliances and out of direct sunlight. PROBLEMS WITH YOUR WINE COOLER You can solve many common Wine Cooler problems easily, saving you the cost of a possible service call. Try the suggestions below to see if you can solve the problem before calling the servicer. Contact our Customer Service at 1-­‐800-­‐777-­‐8466 or info@vinotemp.com. TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE PROBLEM Wine cooler does not operate. POSSIBLE CAUSE Not plugged in. The appliance is turned off. The circuit breaker has tripped or a fuse has blown. Check the temperature control setting. External environment may require a higher setting. Wine cooler is not cold enough. Turns on and off frequently. The room temperature is hotter than normal. A large amount of contents has been added to the wine cooler. The temperature control is not set correctly. Not plugged in. The circuit breaker tripped or a blown fuse. The bulb has burned out. The light button is “OFF”. Make sure your wine cooler is level. Some noise may come from the flow of the refrigerant, which is normal. As each cycle ends, you may hear gurgling sounds caused by the flow of refrigerant in your Wine cooler. Contraction and expansion of the inside walls may cause popping and crackling noises. The wine cooler is not level. The light does not work. Vibrations. The wine cooler is making too much noise. 10
TERMS AND CONDITIONS Vinotemp International (“Seller”) and the person or entity that acquires these goods from Seller (“Purchaser”) hereby fully agree to the following terms and conditions of the sale: Shipping fees are the responsibility of the Purchaser whether freight prepaid or freight collect. Seller assumes no responsibility for the goods sold to the Purchaser once the goods have left the Seller’s premises, including, but not limited to, late delivery by the moving carrier, or for events caused by any difficulty carrier incurs in attempting to fit the goods into the Purchaser’s place of business or residence due to the size of the goods or otherwise. Purchaser assumes all responsibility for delivery, payment of freight, access, measurement, installation, hook-­‐up, wiring, moving and storage of the goods. The transportation of all goods is subject to the terms and conditions which the moving carrier imposes on Purchaser including, but not limited to, additional charges imposed per flight of stairs, and/or additional charges resulting from the carrier’s inability to safely and/or adequately use the building elevator to lift the goods to an upper floor. Any claim for damages incurred during shipment by the carrier of the goods are insured and handled directly with the carrier and must be noted at time of delivery. Any damages due to manufacture defects will be handled directly with Vinotemp International, subject to the limited warranty. All sales are final, and unless authorized in writing by the Seller, Purchaser may not return the goods, under any circumstance. If Purchaser refuses to accept the goods, under any circumstance, the Purchaser is liable for the return and cost of freight both ways, and if Seller does take back the goods, there will be a restocking/service fee that is 35% of the purchase price of the goods. (Product must be in original packaging). Built-­‐to-­‐Order products (including Cabinets, Racking, and Accessories) are non-­‐returnable. Purchaser must notify Seller of non-­‐conforming goods within four days of delivery, after which time all goods are deemed accepted. If an order has been placed and production has started, cancellation of your order will be a 15% charge. If Purchaser tenders payment with a check that has insufficient funds (NSF), or stops payment on a check or credit card for any reason, Purchaser agrees to pay for all costs associated with the Seller’s collection or litigation of such a claim, including without limitation extra damages, court costs and attorneys’ fees. Finance charges begin the date of invoice. Collection fees plus NSF fee of $50 will be added to your invoice, which you agree to promptly pay. Title to the goods does not pass until payment is received in full by Seller and Seller retains a security interest in the goods until they are paid for in full. Statute of limitations must be handled in arbitration in the County of Los Angeles. Purchaser is liable for any arbitration fees, including fees incurred due to credit card company arbitration. If the item is damaged by the freight company, Purchaser may cancel the order only by paying for freight costs both ways and restocking fee. LIMITED WARRANTY: Seller warrants that the goods will be free of defects in materials and workmanship as follows: Furniture style (wood) wine cabinets made in the U.S.: all cooling unit parts for a period of 5 (five) years; cabinetry and labor (uninstalled) for a period of 12 (twelve) months from date of sale. For the metal cabinet wine units: parts and labor for cooling system and cabinetry for a period of 12 (twelve) months from date of sale. For Designer Series units: parts and labor for a period of 12 (twelve) months from date of sale, compressor part 5 years. Thermoelectric Units: 90 (ninety) days from the date of sale (including Wine Coolers, Beer Dispensers, Humidor, Portofino Wood Cellars, and Refrigerators). Wine-­‐
Mate Split Systems and installed products are parts only for 1 year, no labor. Other Wine-­‐Mate Cooling Systems are 5 years parts, 1 year labor. Wine Accessories and Racking Systems are not warranted. There is no warranty on parts purchased separately. Removal and re-­‐installation of unit is not included in warranted labor. Purchaser’s exclusive remedy is limited, at Seller’s option; to repair or replace defective part[s] with either new or factory reconditioned part[s]. Purchaser is responsible for shipping the unit pre-­‐paid to designated facility and Seller will pay return shipping charges in the continental United States for items repaired under warranty within 12 (twelve) months from date of sale. Since the natural variation in texture, density, grain, color, tone and shade of wood is unavoidable; Seller does not guarantee the texture, color, tone or shade of the wood: nor does seller guarantee the colorfastness of wood or against peeling, chipping, cracking or scratching. Note: Unfinished wood is subject to warping; all wood surfaces must be sealed before placing cellar into service. Improper placement of the unit will void the warranty. By Vinotemp in writing, any third party repair facility must be pre-­‐approved before providing parts free of charge. This limited warranty does not cover damage due to such things as accident, misuse, abuse, mishandling, neglect, acts of God, fires, earthquakes, floods, high winds, government, war, riot or labor trouble, strikes, lockouts, delay of carrier, unauthorized repair, or any other cause beyond the control of the Seller, whether similar or dissimilar to the foregoing. Seller is not responsible for any damages caused to Purchaser's property resulting from the good. This limited warranty applies only inside the Continental US (Alaska, Puerto Rico and Hawaii are not warranted.). For IL Romanzo units: CO2 Chiller, parts and labor for 12 (twelve) months from the date of sale. Wine Coolers, parts and labor 90 (ninety) days from the date of sale. Wine Cooler replacement part 12 (twelve) months from the date of sale. 11
For Non-­‐New Units (Scratch & Dent/Refurbished/Floor Models), warranty for compressor units is 90 days from your dated invoice and 30 days for thermoelectric units (parts for function only, not cosmetic defects). These units are refurbished and sold as is; Purchaser assumes risks to the quality and performance of goods and assumes the costs of all necessary service or repair not covered herein. For Element Grills (via Element Products LLC), grills have a 1 year comprehensive parts warranty on entire product. Three years limited parts warranty covering the stainless burner and a thirty day limited parts warranty on grill accessories. If grill is defective and unused plus all packaging and parts are intact, we will either replace the grill or provide service to repair the grill. Returned product must accompany all original packaging and parts and is subject to our 35% restocking fee (and freight both ways). With Wine-­‐Mate products, if the customer calls and the product is “defective”, you must obtain a letter from your qualified refrigeration technician at the customers cost, to verify that the unit was installed properly, with proper ventilation and the unit is truly malfunctioning due to manufacture defect. Purchaser understands and acknowledges that the goods sold here are wine cellars, cigar humidors, and/or other similar units which house wine or cigars. Purchaser assumes all risk of using these units, including risk of spoilage, humidity variations, temperature variations, leaks, fire, water damage, mold, mildew, dryness and similar and any other perils that might occur. Seller is not responsible for incidental or consequential damages, and there are no warranties, expressed or implied, which extend beyond the Limited Warranty described above. Warranty and liability are non-­‐transferable. The implied warranties of merchantability and of fitness for a particular purpose are hereby expressly disclaimed. Some states do not allow the exclusion of incidental or consequential damages, or a waiver of the implied warranties of fitness and/or merchantability, so the above limitations may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. Seller disclaims any indemnification for claims of infringement of any intellectual property of protectable nature. In the event of any dispute between Seller and Purchaser arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions or to the goods sold generally, Purchaser must first file a written claim with Seller within ten days of the occurrence giving rise to the claim and wait an additional thirty days for a response before initiating any legal action. The sale and all terms are subject to California law. Any legal proceeding arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions or to the goods sold generally shall be brought solely and exclusively in the County of Los Angeles. In no event may Purchaser initiate any legal proceeding more than six months after the occurrence of the event giving rise to the dispute. The above terms and conditions are the only ones governing this transaction and Seller makes no oral representations of any kind. These Terms and Conditions can only be modified in writing, signed by both Purchaser and Seller. 10/13 12
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