Challenge 0.7kW Oil Filled Panel Heater Instruction Manual

Challenge 0.7kW Oil Filled Panel Heater Instruction Manual
Installation & User Instructions — Please keep for future reference | 415/9201
Important — Please read these instructions fully before installing or using
These instructions contain important information which will help you get the best from your
appliance and ensure safe and correct installation, use and maintenance.
If you need help or have damaged or missing parts, call the Customer Helpline: 0345 640 0800
Safety Information
Assembly installation
Fitting the feet
Wall mounting (optional)
Plug replacement
Care and Maintenance
Trouble Shooting
Technical Specifications
Disposal information
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Product codes
A Safety Information
Important — Please read these instructions fully before installation
Dispose of all packaging carefully and responsibly.
* The appliance is designed for indoor use only and must be
protected from rain, moisture and extreme temperature variations.
* This appliance is designed for household use. DO NOT use the
appliance for industrial andcommercial use, or any other purpose.
* The appliance MUST be positioned on a firm level base.
* DO NOT splash water on the appliance. It may cause electrical
parts to fail and result in an electric shock.
* Before connecting the heater, check that the voltage indicated on
the rating plate corresponds to the mains voltage in your home.
* Avoid the use of an extension cord because it may lead to
* Only touch the heater with dry hands.
* DO NOT position the heater directly under a power socket.
* DO NOT position where it can be touched by children, especially
the very young children.
* This heater is NOT intended for use in bathrooms, laundry areas
and other similar indoor locations NEVER locate heater where it
may fall into the bathtub or other water container.
* When using the heater, DO NOT place in the immediate
surroundings of a shower or swimming pool.
* Position the heater in such a manner that the airflow toward the
heater and away from it is not obstructed.
* The heater must NOT be covered.
* Allow a safe area around the heater away from furniture or other
objects at lest 1m from the top and sides and 1m at the front.
* |f the supply cord or plug is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or it service agent or a similarly qualified person in
order to avoid a hazard.
* DO NOT use this heater with a programmer, timer or any other
device that switches the heater on automatically, since a fire risk
exists if the heater is covered or positioned incorrectly.
* This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and
above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental
capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been
given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a
safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not
play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be
made by children without supervision.
Children of less than 3 years should be kept away unless
continuously supervised.Children aged from 3 years and less than 8
years shall only switch on/off the appliance provided that it has been
placed or installed in its intended normal operating position and they
have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the
appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
Children aged from 3 years and less than 8 years shall not plug in,
regulate and clean the appliance or perform user maintenance.
* This appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm
persons unless they have been adequately supervised by a
responsible person to ensure that they can use the appliance safely.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play
with the appliance.
* DO NOT use this heater when it is lying on its side.
- If the heater is tipped over, unplugging it and allow it to cool before
standing it back upright.
* DO NOT use the heater in rooms with explosive gas (e.g. petrol) ог
while using inflammable glue or solvent (e.g. when gluing or
varnishing parquet floors, PVC, etc).
» Extra caution is necessary when the heater is used near children or
when it is left unattended.
* DO NOT insert any object into the heater.
» Keep the mains cord at a safe distance from the main body of the
* |f overheating should occur, the built-in overheating safety device
Will switch off the heater.
* DO NOT use aerosols, inflammable substances or materials
sensitive to hear in the flow of hot air.
* Should the heater stop working first check the fuse in the plug or
fuse / circuit beaker at the distribution board is operating, before
contacting the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly
qualified person in order to avoid hazard.
* The heater contains no user serviceable parts.
- When scrapping the heater, follow the regulations concerning the
disposal of oil.
* Do not attempt to repair the appliance yourself.
Contact the Customer Helpline: 0345 640 0800
* This heater is filled with a precise quantity of special oil.Repairs
requiring opening of the oil container are only to be made by the
manufacturer o r his service agent who should be contacted,if there
Is an oil leak.
CAUTION — Some parts of this product can become very hot and
cause burns. Particular attention has to be given where children and
vulnerable people are present.
- To avoid any risk of overloading your plug socket, the use of
an extension lead with this appliance is not recommended.
- Never overload an extension lead by plugging in appliances
that together will exceed the maximum current rating stated
for the extension lead. This could cause the plug in the wall
socket to overheat and possibly cause a fire.
- If using an extension lead, check the current rating of the lead
before plugging appliances into it and do not exceed the
maximum rating.
P rt If you have damaged or missing parts,
arts call the Customer Helpline: 0345 640 0800
Please familiarize yourself with the parts and accessories listed below
1. Thermostat 3. Cord and plug
2. Function knob 4. Main body
Accessories included
Instructions x 1 Foot X 2 Castor X 4 bracket (A) X 2 bracket (B) X 2
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Assembly instruction
must be fitted to the unit, unless the unit is to
be wall mounted.
MN NOTE: Before using the heater, the feet O | |
1. Carefully turn the unit upside down. Fix the
castors onto the feet. Then fix the feet onto
the heater. Take care to ensure they are
located correctly in the bottom ends of the fig. 1
heater side molding.
See fig. 1 & fig. 2
When drilling into walls always check
that there are no hidden wires or pipes
etc. Make sure that the screws and wall
plugs supplied are suitable for
supporting the unit. Consult a qualified
person if you are not sure.
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Position the heater carefully. It must not be in
front of or below a power socket. It must not
be below a shelf, curtains or any other
obstruction. The heater has to be installed at
least 0.1m above the floor.
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In case of heater gets warm during normal
operation therefore for wall mounting please
ensure that the wall surface is suitable. Some
wall coverings may be affected by the high
Assembly instruction
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help you at this stage. oh bracket B - + id
1. Drill eight holes for the bracket set ((A) + (B))
according to the position showed on Fig 1.
2. Fix the bracket set ((A) + (B)) onto the eight
holes by screw B | м | =
3. Make sure both bracket À & B are fixed : | ; ет т
securely to the wall. a ol a
4. Place the unit onto the bracket A. Then move bracket A ST =
the unit close to bracket B. Fig 1 7
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5. Place the bracket C on the bracket B. The
other side of bracket C should hold the unit.
Use screw A to fix bracket C to bracket B.
6. Then place another bracket C on the another
bracket B. The other side of bracket C should
hold the unit. Use screw A to fix the bracket C
8. Check the unit to ensure it is holding in place
to bracket B.
7. Use screw C to fix the bracket A to the unit.
by the wall mount.
Always make sure the unit is holding by the wall
mount accessories in place before turn it on.
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It is normal when the heater is turned on for
the first time or when turned on after having
not been used for a long time period of time it
may emit some odour.
This will disappear when the heater has been
on for a short while.
. Choose a suitable location for the heater,
taking into account the safety instructions.
. Insert the plug of the heater into a suitable
mains socket.
‚ Turn the thermostat knob fully in a clockwise
direction to the maximum setting “HIGH”.
See fig. 1
. Turn on the heating by turning the function
knob to “I”, “Il” or “II” position, see Fig. 2
. To control the room temperature by
thermostat, turn the knob clockwise to high
temperature setting. Once the desired room
temperature is reached, slowly turn the
thermostat knob anti-clockwise until you hear
a click. The heater will now stop operating.
The heater will turn on and off automatically
maintaining the room temperature that you
Frost protection
The frost protection setting is used to prevent
the room temperature from falling below
approximately 5C.
Turning the function knob to “I”, “II” or “II”
position. Turn the thermostat knob to the
“LOW” symbol. The heater will now switch
ON automatically if the room temperature
falls below approximately 5C
Your heater is fitted with a safety overheat
device to switch off the heater in the event of
overheating or malfunction. If for any reason
the heater is operated in an abnormal
situation or condition which would otherwise
have included a rapid temperature rise to
constitute a hazard the safety overheat device
should intervene by cutting off the supply
current before the temperature reaches the
point at which damage may occur.
For your safety, the heater has a safety tilt
switch inside which switches the heater off it is
knobbed over. For this to work the heater must
be standing upright on a firm and level surface.
Plug replacement
Electrical connection
A Any electrical work that is required to
install this appliance MUST be carried out by a
qualified electrician.
Before making any electrical connections,
ensure that:
* Electrical safety is only guaranteed when the
earth system of your house is in accordance
with the related local regulations.
* Do not bend, stretch or pull the supply cable to
avoid electric shock.
* Ensure the power socket is suitable for the
maximum power of the machine (fuses in the
power circuit must be 13 amp).
* The supply voltage should be the same as that
indicated in the technical specifications and
the appliance rating plate.
* The appliance should be earthed and in
compliance with the applicable law.
* When installed, the power socket must be
within easy reach.
* |f the socket outlets in your home are not
suitable for the plug supplied with this unit
check with a qualified electrician for
* The use of adapters, multiple connectors or
extension cables are not recommended.
* The appliance must be connected to a 220-
240 volt 50Hz AC supply by means of a three
pin socket, suitably earthed and protected by a
13 amp fuse.
* Should the fuse need to be replaced, a 13
amp fuse approved to BS1362/A must be used.
* The plug contains a removable fuse cover that
must be refitted when the fuse is replaced. If
the fuse cover is lost or damaged, the plug
must not be used until a replacement cover
has been fitted or the plug is replaced.
* A damaged plug should be cut off as close to
the plug body as possible, the fuse should be
removed and the plug disposed of safely.
Plug replacement (UK & Ireland only)
Should you need to replace the plug; the wires in
the power cable are coloured in the following
Blue — Neutral ‘N’
Brown — Live L'
Green & Yellow — Earth ‘E’
As the colours of the wires in the power cable
may not correspond with the coloured markings
identifying the terminals in your plug, and
proceed as follows:
The green & yellow wire must be connected to
the terminal in the plug that is marked with the
letter E or by the earth symbol.
The blue wire must be connected to the terminal
that is marked with the letter N.
The brown wire must be connected to the
terminal that is marked with the letter L.
If power supply cord is damaged, it must
replaced by the manufacturer or its service
agent or a similar qualified person in order to
avoid a hazard.
Connect green/yellow
lead to 'E' or - Earth =
- brown lead
to 'L - Live
blue lead
to 'N' -
Care and Maintenance
MN Important: Always unplug the appliance from the power socket during cleaning and
* Never use any sharp instruments or abrasive substances, soap, household cleaner, detergent or wax
polish for cleaning.
* Use luke warm water to clean the cabinet of the appliance and wipe it dry.
* Never clean the appliance with flammable fluids. It could cause a damage and fire hazard.
» Clean the exterior of the appliance with a damp cloth and dry it through.
Avoid water goes in the appliance. Clean with a dry cloth only.
If the heater is not required to use for long period, for example during the summer, it should be stored in
a dry place and preferably covered to prevent the accumulation of dust and dirt.
Trouble Shooting
In the unlikely event of difficulties with your appliance please follow the trouble shooting guide below. If
the problem persists, contact the retailer if the machine is still under guarantee.
Possible cause
Appliance does not
* The mains plug is not plugged in.
* Function knob does not turn to
neither “I”, “II” nor “III”.
* Thermostat knob is on minimum
* Insert the mains plug.
* Turn the function knob to “1”, “II”
ог “И.
* Turn the knob to maximum position.
Appliance not warm
+ Thermostat knob is on minimum
position “LOW”.
* Windows / Doors fully open.
* Turn the knob to maximum position
« Close some Windows / Doors.
Technical Specifications
Voltage 220-240V~50Hz
Heat 700W
Heat setting 3
Variable thermostat Y
Frost protection Y
Net weight
Dimension 89x25.5x61.5cm
We apologise for any inconvenience caused by any minor inconsistencies in these instructions, which may
occur as a result of product improvements and development.
2006/95/EEC Low voltage directive
( С This appliance complies with the following EEC directives:
2004/108/EEC EMC directive
Disposal information
This marking indicates that this product should not be disposed with other
household wastes throughout the EU. To prevent possible harm to the
environment or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, recycle it
responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. To
return your used device, please use the return and collection systems or
contact the retailer where the product was purchased. They can take this
product for environmental safe recycling.
Remember: Old oil radiator must be disposed following the regulations - if in doubt, contact your
local council for details on how to dispose of oil radiator.
This product is guaranteed against manufacturing defects for a period of
— Year
This product is guaranteed for twelve months from the date of original purchase.
Any defect that arises due to faulty materials or workmanship will either be replaced,
refunded or repaired free of charge where possible during this period by the dealer from
whom you purchased the unit.
The guarantee is subject to the following provisions:
* The guarantee does not cover accidental damage, misuse, cabinet parts, knobs or
consumable items.
* The product must be correctly installed and operated in accordance with the instructions
contained in this manual.
* |t must be used solely for domestic purpose.
* The guarantee will be rendered invalided if the product is re-sold or has been damaged by
inexpert repair.
* Specifications are subject to change without notice.
* The manufacturer disclaims any liability for the incidental or consequential damages.
* The guarantee is in addition to, and does not diminish your statutory or legal rights.
* In the event of a problem with the product within the guarantee period call the Customer
Helpline on 0345 640 0800.
Guarantor: Argos Ltd
489 - 499 Avebury Boulevard
Central Milton Keynes
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