LG 8806084576828, VR122HG Owner's manual

LG 8806084576828, VR122HG Owner's manual
ENGLISH ESPAÑOL
OWNER’S MANUAL
AIR
CONDITIONER
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your set and retain it for future reference.
MODELS
Indoor Unit
VR122HG NS30
P/NO : MFL67647008
Outdoor Unit
VR122HG US30
www.lg.com
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TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY
TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY
Here are some tips that will help you to minimize the power consumption when you use the air
conditioner. You can use your air conditioner more efficiently by referring to the instructions
below:
• Do not cool the indoor excessively. This may be harmful for your health and may consume
more electricity.
• Block sunlight with blinds or curtains while you are operating the air conditioner.
• Keep doors or windows closed tightly while you are operating the air conditioner.
• Adjust the direction of the air flow vertically or horizontally to circulate indoor air.
• Speed up the fan to cool or warm indoor air quickly, in a short period of time.
• Open windows regularly for ventilation as the indoor air quality may deteriorate if the air conditioner is used for many hours.
• Clean the air filter once every 2 weeks. Dust and impurities collected in the air filter may block
the air flow or weaken the cooling / dehumidifying functions.
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
WARNING: Before accessing the terminals, all power circuits must be disconnected.
WARNING: Fixed installations will incorporate disconnect means in accordance with installation
rules.
WARNING: This device will not be accessible to public.
WARNING: The appliance must be installed in accordance with national regulations for electrical
installations.
For your records
Staple your receipt to this page in case you need it to prove the date of purchase or for warranty
purposes. Write the model number and the serial number here:
Model number :
Serial number :
You can find them on a label on the side of each unit.
Dealer’s name :
Date of purchase :
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE.
Always comply with the following precautions to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak
performance of your product.
! WARNING
It can result in serious injury or death when the directions are ignored.
! CAUTION
It can result in minor injury or product damage when the directions are ignored.
! WARNING
• Installation or repairs made by unqualified persons can result in hazards to you and others.
• Appliance shall be installed in accordance with national wiring regulations.
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly
qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
• The information contained in the manual is intended for use by a qualified service technician familiar with
safety procedures and equipped with the proper tools and test instruments.
• Failure to carefully read and follow all instructions in this manual can result in equipment malfunction,
property damage, personal injury and/or death.
• When the power cord is to be replaced, replacement work shall be performed by authorized personnel
only using genuine replacement parts only.
Installation
• Use a standard circuit breaker and fuse conforming with the rating of the air conditioner. Failure to do so
may result in electric shock or product failure.
• Contact an authorized service center when you install or relocate the air conditioner. Failure to do so
may result in serious injury or product failure.
• Always use a power plug and socket with a ground terminal.Failure to do so may result in electric shock
or product failure.
• Install the panel and the cover of the control box safely. Failure to do so may result in explosion or fire.
• Install a dedicated electric outlet and circuit breaker before you use the air conditioner. Failure to do so
may result in electric shock or product failure.
• Do not modify or extend the power cable. If the power cable or cord has scratches or skin peeled off or
deteriorated then it must be replaced. It may result in fire or electric shock.
• Be cautious when you unpack or install the air conditioner. Failure to do so may result in serious injury or
product failure.
• Do not install the air conditioner on an unstable surface or place where there may be a danger of falling.
It may result in death, serious injury, or product failure.
• Use inflammable gas (nitrogen) to inspect leak and to purge air, using compressed air or flammable gas
may cause fire or explosion.
• Select installation locations that can properly support the weight of the indoor. Failure to do so may
cause property damage, product failure, and personal injury.
• Improper wiring or installation may cause fire or electric shock.
• Exposure of unit to water or moisture before installation could result in electrical shock. Do not store in it
a wet basement or expose to rain or water.
• When installing the unit, use the installation kit provided with the product. Otherwise the unit may fall
and cause severe injury.
• Do not install the outdoor unit in a place which can be a nest for small animals. Small animals could
enter and contact internal electrical parts, causing a failure or fire.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Operation
• Do not let the air conditioner run for a long time when the humidity is very high or when a door or window has
been left open. Failure to do so may result in product failure.
• Make sure that the power cord is not pulled or damaged while the air conditioner is operating. Failure to do so
may result in fire, electric shock, or product failure.
• Do not place any objects on the power cord. It may result in electric shock or product failure.
• Do not turn on or off the air conditioner by plugging in or unplugging the power plug. It may result in fire or electric shock.
• Do not touch, operate or repair the air conditioner with wet hands. It may result in electric shock or product failure.
• Do not place a heater or other heating appliances near the power cable. It may result in fire, electric shock, or
product failure.
• Do not allow water to run into the air conditioner. It may result in explosion or fire.
• Do not leave flammable substances such as gasoline, benzene and thinner near the air conditioner. It may result in explosion or fire.
• Do not use the air conditioner for an extended period of time in a small place without ventilation. Ventilate the
place regularly. Failure to do so may result in explosion or fire.
• When there is a gas leak, ventilate sufficiently before using the air conditioner again. Failure to do so may result
in explosion or fire.
• Unplug the power plug if there is a noise, smell or smoke coming from the air conditioner. Failure to do so may
result in explosion or fire.
• Stop operating and close the window in strom or hurricane.If possible remove the product from the window
before hurricane arrives
• Contact an authorized service center when the air conditioner is submerged into water due to flooding. Failure
to do so may result in explosion or fire.
• Be cautious water could not enter the product
• Make sure to ventilate sufficiently when this air conditioner and a heating appliance such as a heater are used
simultaneously. Failure to do so may result in fire, serious injury, or product failure.
• Turn the main power off and unplug the power plug when you clean or repair the air conditioner. Failure to do
so may result in death, serious injury, or product failure.
• Unplug the power plug when the air conditioner is not used for an extended period of time. Failure to do so
may result in product failure.
• Do not place any objects on the air conditioner. It may result in product failure.
• For inner cleaning, contact an Authorized Service Center or a dealer.
Do not use harsh detergent that causes corrosion or damage on the unit.
Harsh detergent may also cause failure of product, fire, or electric shock.
• This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
• Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
• For electrical work, contact the dealer, seller, a qualified electrician, or an Authorized Service Center. There is
risk of fire or electric shock.
• Do not hang laundry or other objects from the unit. The unit could fall and cause property damage, product failure, and personal injury.
• Safely dispose of the packing materials. Like screws, nails, batteries, broken things etc after installation or svc
and then tear away and throw away the plastic packaging bags. Children may play with them and cause injury.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
! CAUTION
Installation
• Make sure to check if there is a refrigerant leak after you install or repair the air conditioner. Failure to do so
may result in product failure.
• Install the drain hose properly for smooth drainage of condensed water. Failure to do so may result in product
failure.
• Keep level even when installing the product.
• Install the air conditioner where the noise from the outdoor unit or the exhaust gas will not be inconvenient to
the neighbors. Failure to do so may result in conflict between neighbors.
• When transporting the equipment, there should be at least 2 or more people, or a forklift. It may result in serious injury.
• Do not install the air conditioner where it will be exposed to sea wind (salt spray) directly. It may result in product failure.
Operation
• Do not expose people, animals or plants to the cold or hot wind from the air conditioner. It may result in serious
injury.
• Do not use the product for special purposes, such as preserving foods, works of art, etc. It is a consumer air
conditioner, not a precision refrigeration system. It may result in death, fire or electric shock.
• Do not block the inlet or outlet of air flow. It may result in explosion or product failure.
• Do not use strong cleaning agents or solvents when you clean the air conditioner, or spray water. Use a smooth
cloth. It may result in serious injury or product failure.
• Never touch the metal parts of the air conditioner when you remove the air filter. It may result in serious injury
or product failure.
• Always insert the filter securely after cleaning. Clean the filter every two weeks or more often if necessary.
• Do not insert hands or other objects through the air inlet or outlet while the air conditioner is operating. It may
result in electric shock.
• Do not drink the water drained from the air conditioner. It may result in serious health complications.
• Use a sturdy stool or ladder when you clean, maintain or repair the air conditioner at a height. Failure to do so
may result in serious injury or product failure.
• Do not mix the batteries for the remote control with other types of batteries or mix new batteries with used
batteries. Failure to do so may result in product failure.
• Do not recharge or disassemble the batteries. Failure to do so may result in explosion, fire or serious injury.
• Stop using the remote control if there is a battery fluid leak. If your cloth or skin is exposed to the battery fluid
from a leak, wash it off with clean water. Failure to do so may result in serious injury.
• If you swallow the battery fluid from a leak, wash out the inside of your mouth thoroughly and then consult a
doctor. Failure to do so may result in serious health complications.
• Do not step on the indoor/outdoor unit and do not put anything on it. It may cause an injury through dropping of
the unit or falling down.
• Do not tilt the unit when removing or uninstalling it. The condensed water inside can spill.
• Be careful that liquids do not spill onto the remote controller. Otherwise, it may cause failure of remote controller.
• Do not expose the remote controller to direct sunlight or heat. Air conditioner may not function properly.
Operation ranges
The table below indicates the temperature ranges the air conditioner can be operated within.
Mode
Cooling
Heating
Indoor temperature
18°C~32°C
16°C~30°C
outdoor temperature
-10°C~48°C
-15°C~24°C
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS
2 TIPS FOR SAVING ENERGY
16 ADVANCED FUNCTIONS
3 IMPORTANT SAFETY IN-
16
Changing room temperature quickly
16
Auto indoor cleaning
16
Auto Changeover operation
STRUCTIONS
7 BEFORE USE
17
Energy saving cooling mode
7
Components
17
Silent mode (Outdoor Unit)
8
Using the remote control
18
°C/°F Conversion
18
Adjusting color of indoor lighting
18
Adjusting brightness of indoor lighting
18
Alarm light
19
Operating the air conditioner without the
remote control
19
Restarting the air conditioner automatically
WLAN Connecting (Optional)
13 BASIC FUNCTIONS
13
Feedback lighting
13
Adjusting the temperature
13
Adjusting the fan speed
13
Cooling your room
13
Heating your room
14
Removing humidity
20
14
Airing your room
27 MAINTENANCE
14
Adjusting the air flow direction
14
Setting the timer
15
- Setting sleep mode
28
Cleaning the air filter
29 TROUBLESHOOTING
29
Self-diagnosis function
29
Before requesting service
BEFORE USE
Components
Indoor unit
Air filter
WLAN Module
(sold separately)
Front Panel
Inner cover (fixed)
Signal Receiver
On/Off Button
Air Discharge
* The feature can be changed according to type of model.
!
NOTE
• The number of operation lamps and their locations may vary, depending on the model of
the air conditioner.
• The WLAN Module, an optional accessory (sold separately), is required to enable WLAN
connectivity.
Outdoor unit
Air Intake Vents
Connecting
Wires
Piping
Air Outlet Vents
Drain Hose
Base Plate
* The feature can be changed according to type of model.
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BEFORE USE
Using the remote control
You can operate the air conditioner more conveniently with the remote control.
Inserting battery
Insert battery before using the remote control.
1 Open the bottom of remote control with
turning it clockwise.
Components
Remote
Control
2 Insert the battery. (Match the metal terminals between remote control and battery.)
Cradle
Metal terminal
3 Aligning the lines with each other, close
the bottom of the remote control with turning it counterclockwise.
Battery
1
2
Charger
Bottom
Touch screen tips
Tap
Touch and
hold
(longer than
2 sec)
!
A single finger tap selects an
item. A display screen is
changed when a finger is released.
Touch and hold an item on the
screen by touching it and not lifting your finger until an action occurs.
NOTE
• When selecting an item, tap the center
of icon or display screen.
• Use the tip of your finger to tap the
item you want. Be careful not to tap
any other icons.
BEFORE USE
Operating method
1 Plug the power cord into the wall socket
and the cable into the cradle.
Point the remote control towards the signal
receiver at the bottom of the air conditioner to
operate it.
2 Put the remote control on the cradle.
(Match the metal terminals between remote control and cradle.)
Remote control
2
Cradle
Cable
1
Metal terminal
1
Power cord
!
NOTE
• The battery must be fully charged initially to improve battery lifetime.
• When the battery is short, display
screen shows a description of charging
the battery. (Cannot control any buttons
or icons) Charge the battery.
• Display screen shows time if it is turned
on while charging.
• The brightness of display screen becomes dark while charging.
• When the remote control is not used
for a long time, charge the battery with
remote control turned off to improve
battery lifetime.
!
NOTE
• The remote control may operate other
electronic devices if pointed towards
them. Make sure to point the remote
control towards the signal receiver of
the air conditioner.
• For proper operation, use a soft cloth to
clean the signal transmitter and receiver.
• If you cover the transmitter of remote control, it may result in improper operation.
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Charging battery
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Guide for display
Display Screen
1
After a while
4
5
Set Temp
18
2
7
Set Tem
Temp
18
1
6
°C
Room Temp
°C
25
°C
3
8
9
!
NOTE
•
, , and E are button type and icons on display screen are touch type.
• Display screen turns off if untouched for a period of time.
①
On/Off button : Turns A/C or display screen on/off.
②
Temperature adjustment button : Adjusts the room temperature when ACO,
cooling and heating.
③
E
Indoor fan speed button: Adjusts the fan speed.
④
⑤
⑥
⑦
Battery status display : Displays the amount of battery left.
A C
D B
Set Temp
18
◀▶
°C
Operation mode display : Displays the selected operation mode.
Cooling operation (A) / Auto operation or auto changeover (C) / Dehumidifying operation (D) / Heating operation (B) / Air circulation ( ).
Set temperature display : Displays the room temperature if tapping the “Set
Temp”, and turns to the set temperature after a while.
Icon for moving a menu : Taps ◀ , ▶ , or
right.
to move a menu to left or
⑧
Fan speed display : If additional functions are set, fan speed and additional
function(s) are displayed alternately.
⑨
Icon for turning on/off the lighting of indoor unit.
BEFORE USE
4 Waking up display screen
If press
when screen is off or displays
time, screen wakes up.
1 Turning on A/C
- When screen is off or time is displayed
on screen; If pressing
, screen is
standby.
- Then if pressing
on a screen standby,
A/C turns on.
Press
Screen off
Mon
:00
12AM
Press
OFF
OFF
Display time
(Charging)
Screen off
A/C
A/C
Screen standby
or
A/C
turns on
Press
Set Temp
18
°C
Set Temp
18
°C
Active
home screen
Screen standby
!
Active
home screen
NOTE
• You can adjust only ◀ , ▶ , and P
on a screen standby.
Press
Mon
:00
12AM
Charging battery
Display time
(Charging)
2 Returning to home screen automatically
- It returns back to home screen automatically if any menu is untouched for a period of time.
- It takes more time (about 25 seconds) on
Relaxing and Romantic menu to return to
home screen if untouched.
3 Returning to upper menu and home screen
- Tap
to return to upper menu.
- Touch and hold
to return to home
screen.
- Tap page indicator (
)to return to
home screen.
Adjusting the brightness of display screen
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- Screen standby : ▶ → Settings
→ Screen Brightness
.
→ ▶
- Active home screen : ▶ → More * → ▶
→ Settings
→ ▶ → Screen Brightness
.
2 Tap
Min
or
Max
to select the desired bright-
ness.
- The brightness of display screen changes.
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Menu tree
Home screen is standby ; A/C is off.
Lighting Color
White / Yellow
Relaxing /
Romantic
Customizing
Custom 1~4
Lighting
Brightness
Min/Middle/Max
Custom 5~8
Home
Lighting On/Off
A/C Timer
On
Alarm Light
AM(PM) / Hour /
Minute
Color Rotation
Auto Clean
WLAN*
Settings
Screen
Brightness
Min / Max
Temp Unit
°C / °F
Set Time
Day / Hour / Minute
Lighting Color
White / Yellow
Menu
Lighting Color
Lighting Brightness
Heat
ACO
Cool
Mode
Dry
Fan
Jet
Air Mode
Eco
Swing
A/C Timer
More
Alarm Light
Silent
Auto Clean
Settings
WLAN*
Screen Brightness
Temp Unit
Set Time
+
Page
18
18
13
16
13
14
14
16
17
14
15
18
17
16
11
18
14
Relaxing /
Romantic
Home screen is active. ;
A/C is on.
Customizing
Custom 1~4
Lighting
Brightness
Min/Middle/Max
Custom 5~8
Home
Lighting On/Off
Color Rotation
Heat
ACO
Mode
Cool
Dry
Fan
Air Mode
Jet / Eco
Swing
Vertical /
Horizontal
A/C Timer
Sleep / On
More
Alarm Light
AM(PM) / Hour /
Minute
Silent
Auto Clean
WLAN*
Settings
Screen
Brightness
Min / Max
Temp Unit
°C / °F
Set Time
Day / Hour / Minute
* Some functions may not be supported, depending on the model. (WLAN is optional function.)
BASIC FUNCTIONS
Feedback lighting
- When adjusting ON/OFF, temperature,
mode, and fan speed, offer a feedback lighting. If you change the brightness of indoor
lighting, the brightness of feedback lighting
also changes. Even with the indoor lighting
off, feedback lighting does not turn off.
* This function may not be supported, depending on the model.
Set Temp
18
Press
°C
to adjust the desired fan speed.
Adjusting the temperature
1 Press on an active home screen.
2 Tap
or
to adjust the desired temperature.
3 Tap the display screen or .
- Return to the home screen.
h It is possible to adjust this function on an
active home screen.
Cooling your room
(Cooling operation)
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Mode
→ ◀ / ▶ → Cool A.
2 Tap the display screen or
.
- Return to the upper menu.
Adjusting the fan speed
1 Press E on an active home screen.
2 Tap ◀ or ▶ to adjust the desired fan
3 Press
to adjust the desired temperature.
→ Refer to “Adjusting the temperature”
- The temperature range is
18°C (64°F) ~ 30°C (86°F).
speed.
3 Tap the display screen or
.
- Return to the home screen.
h It is possible to adjust this function on an
active home screen.
Heating your room
(Heating operation)
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Mode
Set Temp
18
°C
→ ◀ / ▶ → Heat B .
2 Tap the display screen or
.
- Return to the upper menu.
3 Press
to adjust the desired temperature.
→ Refer to “Adjusting the temperature”
Press
to adjust the desired temperature.
- The temperature range is
16°C (60°F) ~ 30°C (86°F).
!
NOTE
Cooling-only models do not support this
function.
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Removing humidity
2 Tap
or
to adjust the direction of the
air flow horizontally or vertically. (Both selectable)
(Dehumidifying operation)
This mode removes excess moisture from an
environment with high humidity or in the rainy
season, in order to prevent mold from setting
in. This mode adjusts the room temperature
and the fan speed automatically to maintain
the optimal level of humidity.
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Mode
→ ◀ / ▶ → Dry
2 Tap the display screen or
D.
.
- Return to the upper menu.
!
• In this mode you cannot adjust the room
temperature, as it is adjusted automatically.
Airing your room
(Air Circulation operation)
This mode only circulates the indoor air without changing the room temperature.
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
→ ◀ / ▶ → Fan
,
, or
is displayed on a home
screen.
is not displayed on a home screen.
!
NOTE
• If you restart the air conditioner, it starts
to operate with the previously set direction of air flow, so the air deflector may
not match the icon displayed on the remote control. When this occurs, tap
or
to adjust the direction of the
air flow again.
• You can not adjust
in Jet mode
(Cooling, Heating).
• You can not adjust
and
in Sleep
timer.
• Vent close function stops automatically
when operation mode is changed.
.
2 Tap the display screen or
.
- Return to the upper menu.
3 Press E to adjust the desired fan speed.
→ Refer to “Adjusting the fan speed”
!
3
• Adjusting the air deflector arbitrarily may
cause product failure.
NOTE
follows.
- ▶ → Mode
- Whenever you tap
, the icon changes
(3 steps). (No swing
, Swing
(selected), Vent close
)
NOTE
• In this mode you cannot adjust the room
temperature, as it is adjusted automatically.
Setting the timer
You can use the timer function to save energy and to use the air conditioner more efficiently.
Setting the current time
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- Screen standby : ▶ → Settings
→ Set Time
.
→▶
- Active home screen : ▶ → More * →
▶ → Settings
→ ▶ → Set Time
.
Adjusting the air flow direction
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Swing
2 Tap the display screen.
3 Tap Day .
4 Tap ◀ / ▶ or
/
repeatedly.
5 Tap the display screen or .
6 Set Hour and Minute in the same way as
described in 3-5.
7 Tap AM or PM .
8 Display set time if tapping
3
4
Mon
12:3
30
AM
Setting sleep mode
Use the sleep mode to turn off the air conditioner automatically when you go to sleep.
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → A/C Timer
.
5
Day
Day
Mon
Tue
2 Tap Sleep
3 Tap
or
Sleep
.
.
repeatedly to select hour (up
to 7hrs).
4 Tap the display screen or .
5 It displays a description of the selected
function.
6
Turning on the air conditioner automatically at a set time
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- ▶ → A/C Timer
.
2 Tap On .
3 Tap or
repeatedly to select hour (up
On
to 24hrs).
4 Tap the display screen or .
5 It displays a description of the selected
function.
6
is displayed on a home screen.
!
NOTE
• Sunrise lighting is automatically set
when setting On timer.
• With On or Sleep timer, it counts the set
time as time passes for a menu On or
Sleep of A/C Timer.
is displayed on a home screen.
!
NOTE
• In the Cooling and Dehumidifying
modes, the temperature increases by
1°C after 30 minutes and by a further
1°C after another 30 minutes for a more
comfortable sleep.
• The temperature increases with up to
2°C from the preset temperature.
• Fan speed can't be changed in case of
sleep mode. Super low fan speed is set
up at cooling and low fan speed is set
up at heating.
• Possible to display different fan speed
between remote controller and air conditioner during operation.
• When starting sleep timer, the brightness of indoor lighting becomes dark.
Canceling the timer setting
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- ▶ → A/C Timer
2 Tap
!
Clear all
.
.
NOTE
• You can delete Sleep timer and On timer
individually.
Tap A/C Timer
→ Sleep Sleep or On
On
→ Clear → Yes
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ADVANCED FUNCTIONS
The air conditioner offers some additional advanced functions.
Auto indoor cleaning
Auto Clean operation
Changing room temperature
quickly
(Jet Cool/Heat operation)
This mode allows you to cool indoor air
quickly in summer or warm it quickly in winter.
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Air Mode
function.
is displayed on a home screen.
- In jet cooling mode, strong air blows out
at a temperature of 18°C (64°F) for 30
minutes.
- In jet heating mode, strong air blows out
at a temperature of 30°C (86°F) for 30
minutes.
!
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- Screen standby : ▶ → Auto Clean J.
- Active home screen : ▶ → More
▶ → Auto Clean J.
→
2 It displays a description of the selected
.
2 Tap Jet .
3 It displays a description of the selected
4
In the cooling and dehumidifying operations,
moisture is generated inside the indoor unit.
Use the auto cleaning function to remove
such moisture.
NOTE
• In Air Circulation, Auto, or Auto
Changeover mode, this function cannot
be used.
• This function may not be supported, depending on the model.
function.
3 J is displayed on a home screen.
- If you turn off the power, the fan operates for 30 minutes and cleans the inside
of the indoor unit.
!
NOTE
Some buttons cannot be used while the
auto cleaning function is in operation.
Auto Changeover operation
Heat pump models
This mode changes the operation mode automatically to maintain the set temperature
at ±2°C.
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Mode
→ ◀ / ▶ → ACO C .
2 Tap the display screen or
.
- Return to the upper menu.
3 Press
to adjust the desired temperature.
→ Refer to “Adjusting the temperature”
- The temperature range is 18°C (64°F) ~
30°C (86°F).
4 Press E to adjust the desired fan speed.
→ Refer to “Adjusting the fan speed”
* This function may not be supported, depending on the model.
Silent mode (Outdoor Unit)
It is to prevent potential claims by neighbors,
reducing noise from outdoor units.
The outdoor unit sound pressure in ACO, cooling and heating mode is decreased by 3dB
compared to the rated sound pressure
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
Energy saving cooling mode
This mode minimizes power consumption during cooling and increases the set temperature
to the optimal level for a more comfortable environment.
The temperature automatically sets at
22°C(72°F) if ambient temperature is below
22°C(72°F). The temperature maintains if ambient temperature is above 22°C(72°F).
1 Tap a menu on an active home screen as
follows.
- ▶ → Air Mode
.
2 Tap Eco
.
3 It displays a description of the selected
function.
4 G is displayed on a home screen.
* This function may not be supported, depending on the model.
!
NOTE
• Possible to display different temperature
between remote controller and air conditioner during operation.
follows.
- ▶ → More
→ ▶ → Silent
.
2 It displays a description of the selected
function.
3 I is displayed on a home screen.
!
NOTE
• Setting available only under operation ON.
Silent Mode and Energy Saving Mode
are not available at the same time.
If Energy Saving Mode is pressed under
Silent Mode, Silent Mode is released
and Energy Saving works.
• Capacity may decrease when outdoor
unit silent mode is selected.
• In Air Circulation, Humidity mode, this
function cannot be used.
• At a certain temperature, Silent Mode
would not work to protect the system.
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°C/°F Conversion
Alarm light
The unit converses from °C to °F or from °F
to °C.
When reached a certain set time, sunrise lighting turns on for a period of time.
Set the current time to set the alarm light.
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- Screen standby : ▶ → Settings
→ Temp Unit .
→▶
1 Tap a menu as follows.
- Screen standby : ▶ → Alarm Light
- Active home screen : ▶ → More
→
▶ → Settings
→ ▶ → Temp Unit .
2 Tap ˚C or ˚F to select the desired unit.
- Active home screen : ▶ → More
▶ → Alarm Light + .
2 Tap
AM
PM
or
+
.
→
.
3 Tap Hour.
Adjusting color of indoor
lighting
4 Tap
1 Tap a menu as follows.
6 Set Minute in the same way as described
- ◀ → Lighting Color
or
to select hour (up to 12hrs).
5 Tap the display screen.
in 3-5.
.
2 Tap ◀ or ▶ .
7 Tap
3 Tap the desired color. (Refer to Menu Tree)
8 It displays a description of the selected
- ◀ → Lighting Brightness
2 Tap
,
Min
brightness.
or
Max
9
+
!
1 Tap a menu as follows.
.
to select the desired
- Brightness of indoor lighting changes.
.
function.
- Color of indoor lighting changes.
Adjusting brightness of indoor
lighting
Activate
is displayed on a home screen.
NOTE
• If you want to stop Alarm Light, tap
for a menu “Alarm Light + .”
Stop
Operating the air conditioner
without the remote control
Restarting the air conditioner
automatically
You can use the On/Off button of the indoor
unit to operate the air conditioner when the
remote control is unavailable. However, the
fan speed is set to high.
1 Open the front panel.
- Pull out the lower section of front panel
and lift it up.
When the air conditioner is turned on again
after a power failure, this function restores
the previous settings. This function is a factory default setting.
Disabling auto restart
1 Open the front panel.
Front
panel
- Pull out the lower section of front panel
and lift it up.
2 Press the On/Off button and hold it for 6
seconds.
- The unit will beep twice and the light on
the upper section of the inner cover
(fixed) will blink 8 times.
2 Press the On/Off button.
Air Filter
Front Panel
Inner cover
(fixed)
On/Off Button
On/Off Button
Air Discharge
Signal Receiver
- For cooling and heating models, the operation mode changes, depending on the
room temperature.
Room temp.
Set temp.
Operation
mode
Below 21°C
24°C
Heating
operation
Above 21°C
and below
24°C
23°C
Dehumidifying operation
Above 24°C
22°C
Cooling
operation
- For cooling-only models, the temperature
is set to 22°C (71.6°F).
- To re-enable the function, press the
On/Off button and hold it for 6 seconds.
The unit will beep twice and the light on
the upper section of the inner cover
(fixed) will blink 4 times.
* The feature can be changed according to
type of model.
!
NOTE
If you press and hold the On/Off button
for 3 – 5 seconds instead of 6 seconds,
the unit will switch to the test operation.
In the test operation, the unit blows out
strong air for cooling for 18 minutes and
then returns to the factory default settings.
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WLAN Connecting (Optional)
User Environment
<Minimal Specifications>
Android
OS
Resolution
iOS
4.0.x(ICS), 4.1.x(JellyBean)
6.x.x, 7.0.x
480 x 800/ 720 x 1280
768 x 1280/ 768 x 1024/ 1080 x 1920
960 x 640
Some functions may not operate, or a part of the screen may get fuzzy depending on the smartphone.
* A normal operation is not possible in the environment that does not satisfy the minimal specifications.
User Environment
• The mobile App can be updated for the usability/the design improvement and to reinforce the
contents.
• Some functions may be limited for the air conditioner model without the provided function.
Setting The Environment
After downloading the mobile app, sign up for a membership and receive an account approval.
A connected air conditioner’s remote functions can be used.
Mobile app installation
The mobile app can be downloaded from the Google play/App Store through Wi-Fi or 3G/4G.
(LG Smart AC)
Signing up for a membership
After signing up for a membership on the mobile app or the web page.
http://mx.smartthinq.com(Mexico), http://br.smartthinq.com(Brazil)
The mobile app can be used.
Selected your country. If
you select a country, it will
change to that language.
After that, touch the “Sign
Up”
After checking and agreeing to each user agreement, touch
“Apply”.
Enter the user registration
information to sign up for
the service, and touch
"NEXT"
A confirmation email has
been sent to your email address that you provided.
Please touch the “Apply”
button.
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Once you touch the “Confirm Email” button
on your email, signing up will be completed
Registering the product
A function to register an air conditioner on the server before using the mobile app.
Entering the E-mail and the
password. Then touch the
“Sign In” button
When registering the product for the first time, a popup will be activated. Once
the “Ok” button is touch, it
will change to the air conditioner registration screen.
Before touch the
“Continue” button, you
have to set registration
mode and setting Wi-Fi.
Reference
• Instruction to set registration mode
Set Temp
18
°C
• Tap a menu as follows.
- Screen standby : ► → Settings
→ WLAN
.
- Active home screen : ► → More
→►→
Settings
→ WLAN
.
• Once the registration mode is set, the upper lighting
blinks on the display of the body.
• 5minutes after the setting, the registration mode on
the air conditioner gets cancelled automatically.
h If the registration mode is canceled during the product
registration, re-execute the registration mode. Then,
proceed with the registration.
! CAUTION
• The Wi-Fi on smartphone must be turned on to start registering the product.
• If there is a problem with a connection, the ‘prevention of connection failing’ function in the
advanced menu of the Wi-Fi setting in the smartphone needs to be cancelled for some devices.
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Reference
Registering the product for iPhone
• When the network is not stable or using an app for iPhone
- The app on an iPhone does not support the automatic connection of Wi-Fi.
- So, setting Wi-Fi by hand power. The way setting is as follows:
• How to set Wi-Fi
Press the home button
of iPhone.
Touch the “Settings”
icon.
Touch the “Wi-Fi” menu.
After “Wi-Fi” on, select the
AP named “LGE_AC-xx-xx-xx”
‘x’ represents numbers, and
they may be different from
the numbers on the example screen.
Input the password
“lge12345”
and press the home
button of iPhone twice
Touch the
“LG Smart AC” icon
After complete setting registration mode and Wi-Fi
connection, touch the
“Continue” button
Once the product search is
complete, a pop-up to ask
initialization of the product
appears.
Touch the “OK” button
Please select a router that
you want to connect to.
Enter the password for the
router correctly, and then
touch the “OK” button.
Please check the Mac Address and Wi-Fi password.
Enter “Air Conditioner nickname” and “Installer
phone”, and then touch the
“Complete” button.
(Appropriate product name
must be selected correctly)
! WARNING
If the router is WEP-open security method, you may fail to set up the network. After you
have changed to other security method of router, please register of product again.
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Reference
In case of more than two Product APs, turn on only one
A/C that you want to register.
Check the “Reset product” pop-up
1 It must be initialized for exhibition air-conditioning, because it has the information.
2 When you first register, you must initialize.
3 Information that has been initialized:
- Specific ID of the Product
- Accumulated filter use
Finding password
The mobile app can be used after logging in.
Enter the E-mail ID on the
log in screen.
Touch the “Forgot Password?” button.
h Other details, please refer to the Online manual.
The Online Manual is inside the web page.
Temporary password will
be sent to the email address that you provided
when you signed up.
MAINTENANCE
If the air conditioner will not be used for an extended of time, dry the air conditioner to maintain it
in best condition.
1 Dry the air conditioner in Fan mode for 3 to 4 hours and disconnect the power plug. There
may be internal damage if moisture is left in components.
2 Before using the air conditioner again, dry the inner components of the air conditioner in Fan
mode for 3 to 4 hours. This will help to remove odor which is generated from moisture.
Clean the product regularly to maintain optimal performance and to prevent possible breakdown.
* This may not be provided, depending on the model.
Air Filter
Front Panel
Inner cover
(fixed)
Signal
Receiver
On/Off Button
Air Discharge
* The feature can be changed according to type of model.
Type
Air filter
Indoor unit
Description
2 weeks
Clean the Indoor unit surface by using a soft, dry cloth.
Regularly
Clean the condensate drain pipe.
Every 4 months
Clean the condensate drain pan.
Once a year
Thoroughly clean the heat exchanger.
Once a year
Replace the remote control batteries.
Once a year
Use steam to clean the heat exchanger coils and the
panel vents. (consult with technician)
Outdoor unit
Interval
See “Cleaning the filter.”
Regularly
Clean the fan.
Once a year
Clean the condensate drain pan.
Once a year
Verify that all the fan assembly is firmly tightened.
Once a year
Verify that electric components with jets of air.
Once a year
Clean the electric components with jets of air.
Once a year
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! CAUTION
• Turn off the power and unplug the
power cord before you perform any
maintenance; otherwise it may cause
electric shock.
• Never use water that is hotter than
40°C when you clean the filters. It may
cause deformation or discoloration.
• Never use volatile substances when
you clean the filters. They may damage the surface of the product.
!
4 Clean the filter with a vacuum cleaner or
with warm water. If dirt is difficult to remove, wash the filter in lukewarm water
with detergent.
5 Dry the filter in the shade.
6 Then set a filter orderly.
NOTE
• The location and shape of the filters
may differ, depending on the model.
• Make sure to clean the heat exchanger
coils of the outdoor unit regularly, as
dirt collected in the coils may decrease
the operational efficiency or increase
energy costs.
7 Hang the hook of front panel onto the inner
cover and press the lower section of front
panel until the clicker is.
Hook
Inner
Cover
Cleaning the air filter
Clean the air filter once every 2 weeks or
more if necessary.
1 Turn off the power and unplug the power
cord.
2 Pull out the lower section of front panel
and lift it up.
* The feature can be changed according a
type of model.
Front
panel
! CAUTION
3 Take out a filter.
• If you do not hang the hook in position,
it may result in having a gap between
the front panel and the inner cover.
Then, open the front panel and make
sure if the hook is hung.
!
Air Filter
NOTE
• The lower section of front panel can be
swaying in handling because front
panel has a gap to move smoothly.
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Self-diagnosis function
This product has a built-in self-diagnosis function. If an error occurs, the lamp of the indoor unit
will blink in 2 second intervals. If this occurs, contact your local dealer or service center.
Before requesting service
Please check the following before you contact the service center. If the problem persists, contact
your local service center.
Problem
Abnormal operating conditions.
Possible causes
Corrective action
• There is a burning
smell and a strange
sound coming from
the unit.
• Water leaks from
the indoor unit even
when the humidity
• Turn off the air conditioner, unplug the
level is low.
power cord and contact the service cen• The power cord is
ter.
damaged or generating excessive
heat.
• A switch, a circuit
breaker (safety,
ground) or a fuse is
not operated properly.
• The air conditioner
is unplugged.
• Check whether the power cord is
plugged into the outlet.
• A fuse is blown or
• Replace the fuse or check if the circuit
the power supply is
breaker has tripped.
blocked.
• Turn off the air conditioner when a power
failure occurs.
• A power failure has
occurred.
• When the power is restored, wait 3 minutes, and then turn on the air conditioner.
The air conditioner does not • The voltage is too
work.
high or too low.
• Check if the circuit breaker has tripped.
• The air conditioner
turned off automati• Press the power button again.
cally at a preset
time.
• Is the battery inserted in Remoted controler? Is the battery inserted with the
• Battery setting is
correct terminal?
wrong in the remote
•
Even if you check the upper lists, the aircontroller.
conditioner does not operate. Charge the
battery.`
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Problem
Possible causes
Corrective action
• Make sure that there are no curtains,
• Air is not circulatingblinds or furniture blocking the front of
properly.
the air conditioner.
• Clean the air filter once every 2 weeks.
• The air filter is dirty. • See “Cleaning Air Filter” for more information.
• In summer, it may take some time to
• The room temperacool indoor air.
ture is too high.
• In this case, select the jet cool operation
to cool indoor air quickly.
• Cold air is escaping • Make sure that no cold air is escaping
from the room.
through ventilation points in the room.
The air conditioner does not
• The desired tempergenerate cool air.
• Set the desired temperature to a level
ature is higher than
lower than the current temperature.
the set temperature.
• Avoid using a heat generator such as an
• There is a heating
electric oven or a gas burner while the air
source nearby.
conditioner is in operation.
• Air circulation operation is selected.
• In the air circulation operation, air blows
from the air conditioner without cooling
or heating the indoor air.
• Switch the operation mode to the cooling
operation.
• Outside temperature is too high.
• The cooling effect may not be sufficient.
• When the heating
mode is started.
• Vane is almost
• This symptom is normal.
closed and air flow • Please wait until the unit is preparing
does not come out.
warm air.
• Even though out• This function prepare to blow warm air.
door unit is already
begun to operate.
The air conditioner does not
generate warm air.
• Defrosting mode is
being done in the
outdoor unit.
• Outside temperature is too low.
• In heating mode, ice/frost is built up on
the coils when the outside temperature
fall down.
• This function remove a layer of frost on
the coil.
• Please wait until this operation is completed. It takes about 15 mins.
• The heating effect may not be sufficient.
Problem
Possible causes
Corrective action
• The air conditioner is suddenly
turn off.
• The timer function could be operated.
If the timer function would operate,
the air-conditioner can be turn off.
• Check the timer setting is correct.
• A power failure has occurred during operation.
• There is the Auto Restart Function.
It is a default setting.
• This function can turn on the unit
automatically when the power is restored.
• If you live in frequent power failure
area, this function would be useful.
• Auto-Clean mode is being operated.
• This function is to remove the
rest of moisture indoor unit.
• Please, wait until the end of functions.
• It will be inhibit a fungal growth.
If you do not want this feature, you
can turn off to press.
The air-conditioner stops during operation.
Indoor unit is still
operating even
when the power
is being turned
off.
Mist is discharged
• The cooled air from the air condifrom the air outlet
tioner makes mist.
of the indoor unit.
• When the room temperature is
down, this phenomenon will disappear.
Water leaks from
the outdoor unit.
• In the heating operations, condensed water drop from the heat
exchanger.
• This symptom need to install drain
hose under the base pan.
• Contact the installer.
Operating noise
or vibration.
• Clicking sound
Clicking sound can be heard either
when the unit starts or stops due
to movement of reversing valve.
• Creaking sound
The plastic parts of the indoor unit
• These are normal symptoms.
make sound of shrinks and expands
• After a moment, it will be silent.
due to a sudden temperature change.
• The water flowing sound, Blowing sound
The flow of refrigerant through
the air conditioner is switching,
noise can be heard.
The indoor unit
gives out odor.
• The air smells bad because a
musty or cigarettes odor may be
absorbed into the indoor unit and
discharged with airflow.
Model
Voltage
Frequency
VR122HG
NS30, US30
220 V ~
60 Hz
• If the smell does not disappear, you
need to wash filter or heat exchanger.
• Contact the installer.
Cooling
Power
Current
Heating
Power
Current
NOR. 1 090 W NOR. 5,0 A NOR. 970 W NOR. 4,5 A
MAX. 1 400 W MAX. 6,0 A MAX. 1 600 W MAX. 7,0 A
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LG ELECTRONICS MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V.
Sor Juana lnés de la Cruz No. 555
Col. San Lorenzo Industrial
Tlalnepantla de Baz, Estado de México C.P. 54033
Tel. 5321 1919
Teléfono sin costo 01 800 347 1919
Página web http://www.lg.com.mx
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