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PDF Content Summary: INSTRUCTIONS FOR: DEHUMIDIFIER 20 LITRE MODEL No: SDH20.V3 Thank you for purchasing a Sealey product. Manufactured to a high standard this product will, if used according to these instructions and properly maintained, give you years of trouble free performance. 1. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1.1. ELECTRICAL SAFETY ❐ WARNING! It is the responsibility of the owner and the operator to read, understand and comply with the following: You must check all electrical products, before use, to ensure that they are safe. You must inspect power cables, plugs, sockets and any other connectors for wear or damage. You must ensure that the risk of electric shock is minimised by the installation of appropriate safety devices. A Residual Current Circuit Breaker (RCCB) should be incorporated in the main distribution board. We also recommend that a Residual Current Device (RCD) is used. It is particularly important to use an RCD with portable products that are plugged into a supply which is not protected by an RCCB. If in any doubt consult a qualified electrician. You may obtain a Residual Current Device by contacting your Sealey dealer. You must also read and understand the following instructions concerning electrical safety. 1.1.1. The Electricity at Work Act 1989 requires that all portable electrical appliances, if used on business premises, are tested by a qualified electrician, using a Portable Appliance Tester (PAT), at least once a year. 1.1.2. The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 makes owners of electrical appliances responsible for the safe condition of those appliances and the safety of the appliance operators. If in any doubt about electrical safety, contact a qualified electrician. 1.1.3. Ensure that the insulation on all cables and on the appliance is safe before connecting it to the power supply. See 1.1.1. and 1.1.2. and use a Portable Appliance Tester. 1.1.4. Ensure that cables are always protected against short circuit and overload. 1.1.5. Regularly inspect power supply cables and plugs for wear or damage and check all connections to ensure that none is loose. 1.1.6. Important: Ensure that the voltage marked on the appliance matches the power supply to be used and that the plug is fitted with the correct fuse - see fuse rating at right. 1.1.7. DO NOT pull or carry the appliance by the power cable. 1.1.8. DO NOT pull the plug from the socket by the cable. 1.1.9. DO NOT use worn or damaged cables, plugs or connectors. Immediately have any faulty item repaired or replaced by a qualified electrician. When a BS 1363/A UK 3 pin plug is damaged, cut the cable just above the plug and dispose of the plug safely. Fit a new plug according to the following instructions (UK only). a) Connect the GREEN/YELLOW earth wire to the earth terminal ‘E’. b) Connect the BROWN live wire to the live terminal ‘L’. c) Connect the BLUE neutral wire to the neutral terminal ‘N’. d) After wiring, check that there are no bare wires, that all wires have been correctly connected, that the cable outer insulation extends beyond the cable restraint and that the restraint is tight. Double insulated products, which are always marked with this symbol , are fitted with live (brown) and neutral (blue) wires only. To rewire, connect the wires as indicated above - DO NOT connect either wire to the earth terminal. 1.1.10. Products which require more than 13 amps are supplied without a plug. In this case you must contact a qualified electrician to ensure that a suitably rated supply is available. We recommend that you discuss the installation of an industrial round pin plug and socket with your electrician. 1.1.11. If an extension reel is used it should be fully unwound before connection. A reel with an RCD fitted is preferred since any appliance plugged into it will be protected. The cable core section is important and should be at least 1.5mm2, but to be absolutely sure that the capacity of the reel is suitable for this product and for others which may be used in the other output sockets, we recommend the use of 2.5mm2 section cable. 1.2. GENERAL SAFETY ✓ Check that the dehumidifier is in sound condition and good working order. Take immediate action to repair or replace damaged parts. ✓ Use recommended parts only. Unauthorised parts may be dangerous and will invalidate the warranty. ✗ DO NOT stand or place any object less than 10cm from the front of the unit, 20cm from the rear and sides of the unit, and 30cm above the unit. ✗ DO NOT obstruct the air intakes or outlets of the dehumidifier, and do not cover with washed clothes. ✗ DO NOT place any object into the outlets - the unit has a fan running at high speed, contact with this will cause injury. ✗ DO NOT operate the dehumidifier when you are tired or under the influence of alcohol, drugs or intoxicating medication. ✗ DO NOT switch the dehumidifier off by disconnecting it from the mains. ALWAYS switch to the “OFF” position first. ✗ DO NOT remove the float lever from the water collection tank. ✗ DO NOT connect or disconnect the plug from the mains with wet hands. ✓ Always discard the water from the collection tank, DO NOT use it for any other purpose. ✓ Place the dehumidifier on a level and stable surface. ✓ To prevent water from freezing, do not use the dehumidifier at ambient temperatures below 0°C. ✓ Do not use the dehumidifier outside. ✓ When using continuous draining, make sure that the drain hose is positioned correctly. ✓ Ensure that heating appliances are not exposed to the flow of air from the dehumidifier. ✓ Before attempting to move the dehumidifier, empty the contents of the collection tank. Use top carrying handle when moving unit. ✓ Switch off and disconnect it from the mains before attempting any cleaning or other maintenance work. ✓ Ensure that the dehumidifier is correctly turned off when not in use, and stored in a safe, dry area, out of reach of children. RECOMMENDED FUSE RATING: 3AMP Original Language Version SDH20.V3 Issue: 2(SP) - 17/02/14 © Jack Sealey Limited IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. NOTE THE SAFE OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS, WARNINGS & CAUTIONS. USE THE PRODUCT CORRECTLY AND WITH CARE FOR THE PURPOSE FOR WHICH IT IS INTENDED. FAILURE TO DO SO MAY CAUSE DAMAGE AND/OR PERSONAL INJURY AND WILL INVALIDATE THE WARRANTY. PLEASE KEEP THESE INSTRUCTIONS SAFE FOR FUTURE USE. Refrigerant:. Motor Power: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .230V 400W . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .R134A Dehumidifying Capacity:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20ltr/day Condensate Tank: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.5ltr (with Auto Shut-Off Working Space: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 to 30mtr3 Working Temperature Range:. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 - 35°C Maximum Air Flow: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150mtr3/hr Weight: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14.5kg This dehumidifier is designed to remove uncomfortable humidity, it can also be used for auxiliary drying of washed clothes indoors. It is not suitable for keeping the humidity very low. Efficiency of the dehumidifier is influenced by the air outside the room. For operating efficiently, avoid opening and closing windows and doors. For best performance, operate the dehumidifier within the usable operating temperature. For safety purposes, the dehumidifying operation will stop automatically - and change to the air cleaning operation - when the ambient temperature is higher than approximately 35°C. Ensure that free space around the dehumidifier is kept at all times. Minimum distances of 10cm to the front (water tank location), 20cm to the sides and rear, and 30cm above are required. When the unit is switched on, the appropriate Humidity Indicator will light up (High >70%, Medium between 60% and 70%, Low <60%). This dehumidifier does not have a cooling function, it produces heat during the operation and room temperature will rise. The temperature will rise when it is operated in a cupboard, or similar. Furthermore, room temperature will rise because doors and windows are closed and heat is produced from other appliances in the room and from sun radiation. Circulation of the refrigerant may cause some noise within the dehumidifier when operation is started. See figs.1, 2 and 3 for unit layout, controls and mode applications. 3.1. Automatic Mode 3.1.1. Set the air vent in either the upward or downward position or open the spot air outlet as required. 3.1.2. Press On/Off button to turn unit on, Automatic light will be lit and dehumidifying will commence. 3.1.3. The dehumidifying operation will stop automatically when humidity is below approximately 60%, and change to the air cleaning operation. 3.1.4. If required set the timer by pressing the Timer button - the order is 2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours, Off, 2 hours......etc. 3.2. Continuous Mode 3.2.1. Set the air vent in either the upward or downward position or open the spot air outlet as required. 3.2.2. Press On/Off button to turn unit on. 3.2.3. Press Mode button to select Continuous. 3.2.4. If required set the timer by pressing the Timer button - the order is 2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours, Off, 2 hours......etc 3.2.5. If placing unit in a closet or similar, ensure the water tank faces towards the door and also ensure that the minimum distances of 10cm to the front, 20cm to the sides and rear, and 30cm above the unit, are adhered to. Also ensure that when closing the door, the power cord is not trapped. Original Language Version SDH20.V3 Issue: 2(SP) - 17/02/14 © Jack Sealey Limited 2. SPECIFICATION 3. OPERATION fig.3 fig.1 fig.2 4. MAINTENANCE 4.1. Emptying the Water Collection Tank During the dehumidifying operation, water is collected in the water collection tank. When the tank is full of water, the dehumidifier stops operating automatically, the warning indicator will light and the buzzer will sound. The unit will not restart until the water collection tank has been emptied. 4.1.1. Remove water collection tank from the dehumidifier by pulling it gently outwards (fig.4). 4.1.2. Hold the tank by the handle and carry it carefully to an emptying point. 4.1.3. Tilt the tank in the direction as shown (fig.4) and slowly empty the water out of the tank (DO NOT re-use the water for any other purpose). 4.1.4. Refit the tank in the dehumidifier, making sure it is properly located as the unit will not restart if it is not fitted properly. 4.2. Cleaning Air Filters (every 2 weeks) The dehumidifying capacity is lowered when the air cleaning filters become dirty and clogged. 4.2.1. To remove small front filter, remove the front cover above the water tank from the unit by gently unclipping it. Ease the filter gently away from the unit (fig.5). 4.2.2. To remove large filter, remove the back cover by opening it at the top first, then pulling it away from the unit then lifting it up from it's locators. 4.2.3. Remove the holder from the back cover by unclipping it gently and then lift the filter away from the back cover (fig.5). 4.2.4. To dislodge dust from the filters, tap them lightly or carefully use a vacuum cleaner. 4.2.5. If the filters are very dirty, wash them carefully in water with a neutral detergent, then rinse well with clean water and leave until dry. 4.2.6. Refit the air filters by reversing the procedures above, taking care when refitting the larger filter's holder by gently bending it so it will fit under it's retaining clips. 4.3. Replacing the Air Filter (every 6 months) The life span of the air cleaning filters is approximately 6 months depending on the air conditions where the dehumidifier is located. Use genuine Sealey filters - Front Filter - Part No: SDH20.V3-38 and Large Rear Filter - Part No: SDH20.V3-02 (see parts list). Refer to 4.2. above to remove/re-install air filters. Do not deform or damage the new filters when installing them.
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3.3. Dry Clothes Mode 3.3.1. Set the air vent in either the upward or downward position or open the spot air outlet as required. 3.3.2. Press On/Off button to turn unit on. 3.3.3. Press Mode button to select Dry Clothes. 3.3.4. If required set the timer by pressing the Timer button - the order is 2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours, Off, 2 hours......etc. 3.4. Air Clean Mode This unit is not intended for use exclusively as an air cleaner. Air cleaning function will not work if the air cleaning filter is dirty, clogged or in need of replacement (see 4.2. and 4.3. below). 3.4.1. Set the air vent in either the upward or downward position or open the spot air outlet as required. 3.4.2. Press On/Off button to turn unit on. 3.4.3. Press Mode button to select Air Clean. 3.4.4. If required set the timer by pressing the Timer button - the order is 2 hours, 4 hours, 8 hours, Off, 2 hours......etc. 3.5. Defrosting Operation The evaporator within the dehumidifier frosts during the dehumidifying operation at a room temperature of approximately 15°C or less. To remove frost, the defrosting device works automatically at an interval of approximately every 30 minutes for a duration of approximately 5 minutes. Both the dehumidifying function and the air cleaning function stop during the defrosting operation. Do not disconnect the plug or turn off the unit during the defrosting operation. 3.6. Continuous Draining 3.6.1. If there is a suitable draining point, which must be lower than the dehumidifier, continuous draining can be carried out. The continuous operation enables the dehumidifying operation to continue uninterrupted for long periods of time. 3.6.2. Turn off the dehumidifier, disconnect the plug and remove the water collection tank. 3.6.3. The hose length required for draining is the distance to the place for draining plus approx. 40cm for feeding through the dehumidifier. Select a hose of appropriate diameter for a tight fit on the internal drain pipe outlet. 3.6.4. To make the opening in the rear of the dehumidifier, remove the cover carefully by means of a screwdriver or knife. 3.6.5. Feed the pipe through from the rear of the unit and securely push the pipe over the drain pipe outlet. Refit the water collection tank (the unit will not operate unless the tank is in place). 3.6.6. Continue to use the dehumidifier as normal. fig.5 fig.4 4.4. Storage 4.4.1. Unplug the unit, bundle the power cord, and hang the bundled cord at the back of the unit. 4.4.2. Remove the water collection tank by sliding it out, and pour the water from it into a suitable container. Remove the tank cover and wash the inside of the tank with clean water. The tank may be scratched if it is scrubbed strongly with a brush. Do not remove the float lever from the tank. Wipe off the water on the outside of the tank with a cloth. Refit the tank cover onto the tank and replace the tank in position. 4.4.3. Clean the air cleaning filters (see above). 4.4.4. When the unit is to be stored for a long time, wipe the dehumidifier over with a dry soft cloth. To remove dirt, wipe over with a very slightly dampened cloth (never use a wet cloth for cleaning the controls). To avoid deformation or cracking, do not use benzine, thinner or liquid cleaners. 4.4.5. When storing, place in a safe, dry, childproof location. Stand the unit upright and avoid exposure to direct sunlight. Before attempting any repairs, check the following: Dehumidifier does not operate Check if the plug is disconnected. - Insert the plug into an electrical outlet fully and securely - check fuse in plug is OK. Check if the water tank is full of water. - Empty water out of the tank. Check if the water tank is fitted properly in position. - Fit the tank to the unit in it's correct position. Check if all the air vents are closed - Open one of the vents. Dehumidified volume is small Check to see if the filter is dirty. - Clean or replace the filter as specified in 4.2. and 4.3. above. Check to see if the air opening is blocked. - Remove any obstacles from the air opening. Check to see if the dehumidifier is in air clean mode. - Change the operation mode to the dehumidifying mode. Dehumidifier volume decreases when temperature is low. - The unit stops dehumidifying when the room temperature is below approx 5°C. Humidity in room has reached a low level. - Dehumidifying stops because the humidity level is below 60% in "Automatic" mode. Operation stops during spot dehumidifying Room temperature is above the operating temperature. - The dehumidifying operation will start automatically when the temperature drops to 35°C. The humidity remains too high The room size may be too large. - Ideally unit should only be used in rooms with up to 30mtr2 floor space. Doors and windows may be being opened and - Keep windows and doors shut during operation. closed frequently. The dehumidifier is used together with a kerosene - Turn the heater off. heater which emits water vapour. Environmental Protection Recycle unwanted materials instead of disposing of them as waste. All tools, accessories and packaging should be sorted, taken to a recycle centre and disposed of in a manner which is compatible with the environment. When the product is no longer required, it must be disposed of in an environmentally protective way. Contact your local solid waste authority for recycling information. WARNING: DO NOT dispose of by fire. This could result in an explosion. NOTE: It is our policy to continually improve products and as such we reserve the right to alter data, specifications and component parts without prior notice. IMPORTANT: No liability is accepted for incorrect use of this product. WARRANTY: Guarantee is 12 months from purchase date, proof of which will be required for any claim. INFORMATION: For a copy of our latest catalogue and promotions call us on 01284 757525 and leave your full name and address, including postcode. 01284 757500 01284 703534 firstname.lastname@example.org © Jack Sealey Limited Sole UK Distributor, Sealey Group, Kempson Way, Suffolk Business Park, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7AR Web email Original Language Version SDH20.V3 Issue: 2(SP) - 17/02/14 sealey.co.uk
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