Bionaire | BCH3210 | Operating instructions | Bionaire BCH3210 Operating instructions

TWINHEAT
™
ceramic heater
MODELS
BCH3210
BCH3220
Read instructions before operating. Retain for future reference.
Instruction Leaflet
☎
428-0199
INFO-LINE
If after having read this leaflet, you have any
questions or comments on your heater,
call 1-800-253-2764 in North America.
MODEL BCH3220 SHOWN
TROUBLESHOOTING
☛
If your heater fails to operate:
✔
Make sure the electrical outlet or circuit
breaker is working.
✔
Check for obstructions. If you find an obstruction
turn the heater OFF, and follow the Reset
Instructions in the manual. Carefully remove the
obstruction.
✔
The thermostat might be set too low. Raise the
thermostat until the heater restarts.
Please DO NOT attempt to open or repair the
heater. Please see the Warranty for Service
Instructions.
8
HEATER SAFETY
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFEGUARDS.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, and injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid fire or shock hazard, plug the appliance directly
into a 120V AC electrical outlet.
3. The heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, DO NOT
let bare skin touch hot surfaces. If provided, use handles
when moving this heater. Keep combustible materials,
such as furniture, pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and
curtains at least 3 ft (0.9 m) from the front of the heater
and keep them away from the sides and rear.
4. DO NOT run cord under carpeting. DO NOT cover cord
with throw rugs, runners, or the like. Arrange cord away
from traffic area and where it will not be tripped over.
5. This heater is not intended for use in bathrooms, laundry
areas and similar indoor location. NEVER locate heater
where it may fall into a bathtub or other water container.
6. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used
by, or near children or disabled persons, and whenever
the heater is left operating and unattended.
7. DO NOT insert or allow foreign objects to enter any
ventilation or exhaust opening as this may cause an
electric shock or fire, or damage the heater.
8. DO NOT operate heater with a damaged cord or plug,
or after the heater malfunctions, has been dropped or
damaged in any manner. Return appliance to
manufacturer for examination, electrical or mechanical
adjustment, or repair.
9. A heater has hot and arcing, or sparking, parts inside.
DO NOT use it in areas where gasoline, paint, or
flammable liquids are used or stored.
1
10. Use appliance only for intended household use as
described in this manual. Any other use not
recommended by the manufacturer may cause fire,
electric shock, or injury to persons. The use of
attachments not recommended or sold by Bionaire®
may cause hazards.
11. DO NOT use outdoors.
12. To prevent a possible fire, DO NOT block air intakes or
exhaust in any manner. DO NOT use on soft surfaces,
like a bed, where openings may become blocked.
13. To disconnect heater, set controls to OFF, then remove
plug from outlet.
14. Avoid the use of an extension cord because the
extension cord may overheat and cause a risk of fire.
However, if you have to use an extension cord, the
cord shall be No. 14 AWG minimum size and rated not
less than 1875 watts.
15. Always unplug the heater when not in use.
PLEASE SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
CONSUMER SAFETY INFORMATION
THIS PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED WITH A POLARIZED AC
(Alternating Current) PLUG (a plug having one blade wider
than the other). This plug will fit
into the power outlet only one
way. If the plug does not fit fully
into the outlet, reverse the plug.
If it still does not fit, contact
qualified personnel to install
the proper outlet.
DO NOT DEFEAT THE SAFETY PURPOSE OF THIS
POLARIZED PLUG IN ANY WAY.
The length of the cord used on this product was selected
to reduce the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping
over a longer cord. If a longer cord is necessary an
approved extension cord may be used. The electrical
rating of the extension cord must be equal to or greater
than the rating of the heater. Care must be taken to
2
WARRANTY
Bionaire® warrants to the first retail purchaser, for TWO (2)
YEARS from the date of original purchase, either to repair
or replace at its option, without charge (parts and labor),
any supplied or manufactured part of this heater which,
upon inspection by an authorized service center, proves to
have failed in normal use due to defects in material or
workmanship, or at its option, to replace the unit.
Operation under conditions other than those
recommended or at voltages other than the voltage
indicated on the unit, or any attempts by unauthorized
personnel to service the unit or modify it, will render the
guarantee void.
Bionaire® shall not be liable for any personal injury, property
damage or any incidental or consequential damages of any
kind (including water damage), resulting from defects,
malfunctions, misuse, improper installation or alteration of
the product.
BIONAIRE® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL
RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES OR INCIDENTAL LOSSES
CAUSED BY USE OF THIS PRODUCT.
The provisions of this warranty are in addition to, and not a
modification of, or subtraction from the statutory warranties
and other rights and remedies contained in any applicable
legislation and to the extent that any such provision
purports to disclaim, exclude or limit any such statutory
warranties or other rights or remedies, such provisions
shall be deemed to be amended to the extent necessary
to comply therewith.
For Warranty Service, please call 1-800-253-2764
in North America.
A Bionaire® consumer service representative will help
determine which is the best procedure in order for your
heater to be repaired.
KEEP THIS NUMBER FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
7
HEATER SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Do NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or
mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void the
warranty. The inside of the unit contains no user
serviceable parts. All servicing should be performed by
qualified personnel only.
2. If you need to exchange the unit, please return it in its
original carton, with a sales receipt, to the store where
you purchased it. If you are returning the unit more than
30 days after the date of purchase, please see the
enclosed warranty.
3. Should your heater require service, please call
1-800-253-2764 in North America for further assistance.
4. ✉ If you have any other questions or comments,
feel free to write to us:
arrange the extension cord where it cannot be pulled on by
children or accidentally tripped over.
AUTO SHUT-OFF
To prevent damage and risks due to overheating this unit is
equipped with a built-in overheat protection device. It cuts
off the power as soon as the heater’s internal temperature
becomes too high. This patented, technologically
advanced system requires the user to reset the heater in
case of a potential overheat situation. It will only resume
operation when the user resets it.
To Reset the Heater:
1. Unplug the heater and wait 10 minutes for the
unit to cool down.
2. After the 10 minutes, plug the unit in and
operate normally.
PO Box 400
Milford, MA 01757
USA
Canada
6385 Shawson Drive
Mississaugua, Ontario
Canada, L5T IS7
Visit our website at www.bionaire.com
PRE-OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Carefully unpack your heater from the box (it is
recommended to save the box for off-season storage).
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Place the unit on a firm level surface. Plug in the heater
to a 120V power source.
2. To start the unit, press the Power button (BCH3220) or
turn the mode knob (BCH3210) located on the control
panel. The power light will remain lit while the heater
is in operation. For BCH3210, make sure that the mode
knob is in the OFF position.
THERMOSTAT INSTRUCTIONS
On the first use, the heater will operate in fan mode.
After initial use, the heater will operate on the last
programmed setting.
This function allows you to set the heater to your
desired comfort level. The heater will maintain your
desired room temperature.
6
3
☛ TIP: It is normal for the heater to cycle ON and OFF as
For BCH3210:
1. Set the THERMOSTAT knob to the highest setting,
clockwise as far as it will turn.
2. When the desired room temperature level is reached,
lower the thermostat setting, by turning the
THERMOSTAT knob counter clockwise as far as
it will turn.
3. The thermostat will now automatically maintain the
pre-set temperature level by turning the heater on and
off. The thermostat is now set.
Figure 1
90° SWIVEL INSTRUCTIONS
For maximum heat distribution use the revolutionary vertical
twin housing configuration to allow heat to travel in two
different directions.
1. Carefully adjust each swivel to direct the heat flow.
2. Do not swivel the unit beyond the point of resistance.
High
Low
Current Room
Temperature
Indicator
Fan
Set Temperature
Higher
Lower
ff
Power
Button
HIGH
LOW
ROOM
TEMP.
SET
TEMP.
FAN
Mode
mode
it maintains the preset temperature. To prevent the unit
from cycling, raise the thermostat setting.
AUTO
thermostat
Mode
Button
BCH3210
Set
Temperature
Light Night Light Indicator
Sensor
Button BCH3220
NIGHTLIGHT (BCH3220 only)
1. The nightlight will automatically light when the room
becomes dark. When the room becomes light, the
nightlight will automatically turn off.
2. To turn the nightlight off, press the button on the
control panel.
☛ TIP: The nightlight will not automatically operate until
the button is pressed again.
For BCH3220:
1. To change the heater settings, press the MODE button.
Each time you press the MODE button, it will scroll
through the settings FAN, LOW, HIGH, AUTO.
MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Note: The fan speed will not change when the
mode is changed from low to high.
1. Before cleaning make sure the unit is unplugged.
Allow the heater to cool before cleaning.
2. Select the AUTO mode.
2. Carefully wipe the unit with a soft, damp cloth.
Please be cautious near the heating elements.
3. Set the heater to the desired room temperature by
pressing the (+) or (-) buttons.
Note that the degree range is from 60°F - 85°F
(15°C - 29°C). If you scroll past 85°F (29°C) the
display will automatically loop to 60°F (15°C).
4. Now the desired temperature is set.
Note: When the temperature in the proximity of the heater
reaches the set temperature, the heater will automatically
turn on. The fan will continue to run cooling the heater for
30 seconds. The unit will operate again when the
temperature falls below the preset temperature.
4
During Season Care
☛ TIP: Over time, dust may accumulate on the front
grills. This can be removed by wiping the unit with a
damp cloth. Always unplug unit and allow to cool
prior to cleaning.
After Season Care
Store heater in a cool, dry location. Bionaire® recommends
storing the unit in its original, or appropriately sized, box.
5
☛ TIP: It is normal for the heater to cycle ON and OFF as
For BCH3210:
1. Set the THERMOSTAT knob to the highest setting,
clockwise as far as it will turn.
2. When the desired room temperature level is reached,
lower the thermostat setting, by turning the
THERMOSTAT knob counter clockwise as far as
it will turn.
3. The thermostat will now automatically maintain the
pre-set temperature level by turning the heater on and
off. The thermostat is now set.
Figure 1
90° SWIVEL INSTRUCTIONS
For maximum heat distribution use the revolutionary vertical
twin housing configuration to allow heat to travel in two
different directions.
1. Carefully adjust each swivel to direct the heat flow.
2. Do not swivel the unit beyond the point of resistance.
High
Low
Current Room
Temperature
Indicator
Fan
Set Temperature
Higher
Lower
ff
Power
Button
HIGH
LOW
ROOM
TEMP.
SET
TEMP.
FAN
Mode
mode
it maintains the preset temperature. To prevent the unit
from cycling, raise the thermostat setting.
AUTO
thermostat
Mode
Button
BCH3210
Set
Temperature
Light Night Light Indicator
Sensor
Button BCH3220
NIGHTLIGHT (BCH3220 only)
1. The nightlight will automatically light when the room
becomes dark. When the room becomes light, the
nightlight will automatically turn off.
2. To turn the nightlight off, press the button on the
control panel.
☛ TIP: The nightlight will not automatically operate until
the button is pressed again.
For BCH3220:
1. To change the heater settings, press the MODE button.
Each time you press the MODE button, it will scroll
through the settings FAN, LOW, HIGH, AUTO.
MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
Note: The fan speed will not change when the
mode is changed from low to high.
1. Before cleaning make sure the unit is unplugged.
Allow the heater to cool before cleaning.
2. Select the AUTO mode.
2. Carefully wipe the unit with a soft, damp cloth.
Please be cautious near the heating elements.
3. Set the heater to the desired room temperature by
pressing the (+) or (-) buttons.
Note that the degree range is from 60°F - 85°F
(15°C - 29°C). If you scroll past 85°F (29°C) the
display will automatically loop to 60°F (15°C).
4. Now the desired temperature is set.
Note: When the temperature in the proximity of the heater
reaches the set temperature, the heater will automatically
turn on. The fan will continue to run cooling the heater for
30 seconds. The unit will operate again when the
temperature falls below the preset temperature.
4
During Season Care
☛ TIP: Over time, dust may accumulate on the front
grills. This can be removed by wiping the unit with a
damp cloth. Always unplug unit and allow to cool
prior to cleaning.
After Season Care
Store heater in a cool, dry location. Bionaire® recommends
storing the unit in its original, or appropriately sized, box.
5
HEATER SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS
1. Do NOT attempt to repair or adjust any electrical or
mechanical functions on this unit. Doing so will void the
warranty. The inside of the unit contains no user
serviceable parts. All servicing should be performed by
qualified personnel only.
2. If you need to exchange the unit, please return it in its
original carton, with a sales receipt, to the store where
you purchased it. If you are returning the unit more than
30 days after the date of purchase, please see the
enclosed warranty.
3. Should your heater require service, please call
1-800-253-2764 in North America for further assistance.
4. ✉ If you have any other questions or comments,
feel free to write to us:
arrange the extension cord where it cannot be pulled on by
children or accidentally tripped over.
AUTO SHUT-OFF
To prevent damage and risks due to overheating this unit is
equipped with a built-in overheat protection device. It cuts
off the power as soon as the heater’s internal temperature
becomes too high. This patented, technologically
advanced system requires the user to reset the heater in
case of a potential overheat situation. It will only resume
operation when the user resets it.
To Reset the Heater:
1. Unplug the heater and wait 10 minutes for the
unit to cool down.
2. After the 10 minutes, plug the unit in and
operate normally.
PO Box 400
Milford, MA 01757
USA
Canada
6385 Shawson Drive
Mississaugua, Ontario
Canada, L5T IS7
Visit our website at www.bionaire.com
PRE-OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Carefully unpack your heater from the box (it is
recommended to save the box for off-season storage).
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
1. Place the unit on a firm level surface. Plug in the heater
to a 120V power source.
2. To start the unit, press the Power button (BCH3220) or
turn the mode knob (BCH3210) located on the control
panel. The power light will remain lit while the heater
is in operation. For BCH3210, make sure that the mode
knob is in the OFF position.
THERMOSTAT INSTRUCTIONS
On the first use, the heater will operate in fan mode.
After initial use, the heater will operate on the last
programmed setting.
This function allows you to set the heater to your
desired comfort level. The heater will maintain your
desired room temperature.
6
3
10. Use appliance only for intended household use as
described in this manual. Any other use not
recommended by the manufacturer may cause fire,
electric shock, or injury to persons. The use of
attachments not recommended or sold by Bionaire®
may cause hazards.
11. DO NOT use outdoors.
12. To prevent a possible fire, DO NOT block air intakes or
exhaust in any manner. DO NOT use on soft surfaces,
like a bed, where openings may become blocked.
13. To disconnect heater, set controls to OFF, then remove
plug from outlet.
14. Avoid the use of an extension cord because the
extension cord may overheat and cause a risk of fire.
However, if you have to use an extension cord, the
cord shall be No. 14 AWG minimum size and rated not
less than 1875 watts.
15. Always unplug the heater when not in use.
PLEASE SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS.
CONSUMER SAFETY INFORMATION
THIS PRODUCT IS EQUIPPED WITH A POLARIZED AC
(Alternating Current) PLUG (a plug having one blade wider
than the other). This plug will fit
into the power outlet only one
way. If the plug does not fit fully
into the outlet, reverse the plug.
If it still does not fit, contact
qualified personnel to install
the proper outlet.
DO NOT DEFEAT THE SAFETY PURPOSE OF THIS
POLARIZED PLUG IN ANY WAY.
The length of the cord used on this product was selected
to reduce the hazards of becoming tangled in, or tripping
over a longer cord. If a longer cord is necessary an
approved extension cord may be used. The electrical
rating of the extension cord must be equal to or greater
than the rating of the heater. Care must be taken to
2
WARRANTY
Bionaire® warrants to the first retail purchaser, for TWO (2)
YEARS from the date of original purchase, either to repair
or replace at its option, without charge (parts and labor),
any supplied or manufactured part of this heater which,
upon inspection by an authorized service center, proves to
have failed in normal use due to defects in material or
workmanship, or at its option, to replace the unit.
Operation under conditions other than those
recommended or at voltages other than the voltage
indicated on the unit, or any attempts by unauthorized
personnel to service the unit or modify it, will render the
guarantee void.
Bionaire® shall not be liable for any personal injury, property
damage or any incidental or consequential damages of any
kind (including water damage), resulting from defects,
malfunctions, misuse, improper installation or alteration of
the product.
BIONAIRE® EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL
RESPONSIBILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES OR INCIDENTAL LOSSES
CAUSED BY USE OF THIS PRODUCT.
The provisions of this warranty are in addition to, and not a
modification of, or subtraction from the statutory warranties
and other rights and remedies contained in any applicable
legislation and to the extent that any such provision
purports to disclaim, exclude or limit any such statutory
warranties or other rights or remedies, such provisions
shall be deemed to be amended to the extent necessary
to comply therewith.
For Warranty Service, please call 1-800-253-2764
in North America.
A Bionaire® consumer service representative will help
determine which is the best procedure in order for your
heater to be repaired.
KEEP THIS NUMBER FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
7
TROUBLESHOOTING
☛
If your heater fails to operate:
✔
Make sure the electrical outlet or circuit
breaker is working.
✔
Check for obstructions. If you find an obstruction
turn the heater OFF, and follow the Reset
Instructions in the manual. Carefully remove the
obstruction.
✔
The thermostat might be set too low. Raise the
thermostat until the heater restarts.
Please DO NOT attempt to open or repair the
heater. Please see the Warranty for Service
Instructions.
8
HEATER SAFETY
PLEASE READ AND SAVE
THESE IMPORTANT
SAFEGUARDS.
IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions
should always be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, and injury to persons, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid fire or shock hazard, plug the appliance directly
into a 120V AC electrical outlet.
3. The heater is hot when in use. To avoid burns, DO NOT
let bare skin touch hot surfaces. If provided, use handles
when moving this heater. Keep combustible materials,
such as furniture, pillows, bedding, papers, clothes, and
curtains at least 3 ft (0.9 m) from the front of the heater
and keep them away from the sides and rear.
4. DO NOT run cord under carpeting. DO NOT cover cord
with throw rugs, runners, or the like. Arrange cord away
from traffic area and where it will not be tripped over.
5. This heater is not intended for use in bathrooms, laundry
areas and similar indoor location. NEVER locate heater
where it may fall into a bathtub or other water container.
6. Extreme caution is necessary when any heater is used
by, or near children or disabled persons, and whenever
the heater is left operating and unattended.
7. DO NOT insert or allow foreign objects to enter any
ventilation or exhaust opening as this may cause an
electric shock or fire, or damage the heater.
8. DO NOT operate heater with a damaged cord or plug,
or after the heater malfunctions, has been dropped or
damaged in any manner. Return appliance to
manufacturer for examination, electrical or mechanical
adjustment, or repair.
9. A heater has hot and arcing, or sparking, parts inside.
DO NOT use it in areas where gasoline, paint, or
flammable liquids are used or stored.
1
TWINHEAT
™
ceramic heater
MODELS
BCH3210
BCH3220
Read instructions before operating. Retain for future reference.
Instruction Leaflet
☎
428-0199
INFO-LINE
If after having read this leaflet, you have any
questions or comments on your heater,
call 1-800-253-2764 in North America.
MODEL BCH3220 SHOWN
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