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Hi. Water has started coming out of the drainage hole at the bottom of the unit which has never done this before. (quite a lot) drenched my hall carpet. my filters are clean and free from dust, in fact I have taken of the sides and got rid of all the dust on the condensing unit as well. Was there supposed to be a bung or cap in that drainage hole that I may now of lost. Should that hole be bunged or capped to stop water from coming out of there. Thanks in advance.Answer question
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19 GB Warnings • This appliance is designed for home air conditioning and must not be used for other purposes. • It is dangerous to modify or alter the characteristics of the appliance in any way. • The appliance must be installed in conformity with national legislation regulating electrical equipment and installations. • If the appliance requires repair, contact a Service Centre authorised by the manufacturer only. Repairs carried out by unauthorised personnel may be dangerous. • f the power cable is damaged, it must be replaced by a qualified professional authorised by the manufacturer only. • This appliance must be used exclusively by adults. • The 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 supervi- sion 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. • The appliance must be connected to an efficient earth system. Have your electrical circuit checked by a qualified electrician. • Do not use extension cables. • Before cleaning or maintenance, always unplug the appliance from the mains socket. • Do not move the appliance by pulling the power cable. • Do not install the appliance in rooms containing gas, oil or sulphur. Do not install near sources of heat. • Do not rest heavy or hot objects on top of the appliance. • Clean the air filter at least once a week. • Avoid using heating appliances near the air conditioner. • Always transport the appliance upright or resting on one side. • Use the appliance as described in this instruction manual only. As with all electrical equipment, whilst the instructions aim to cover as many eventualities as possible, caution and common sense should be applied when operating and installing this appliance. • At the end of its working life, consign the appliance to a specialist collection centre. • The materials used for packaging can be recycled. You are therefore recommended to dispose of them in special differentiated waste collection containers. • When putting the appliance away, do not cover with plastic bags. • The refrigerant gas R407C conforms to EC regulations on the environment. Avoid perforating the refri- gerant circuit of the appliance. ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION: This equipment contains fluorinated greenhouse gases covered by the Kyoto Protocol. It should only be serviced or dismantled by professional trained personnel (R407C, GWP=1653). • Keep the appliance at least 50 cm away from flammable substances (alcohol etc) or pressurised containers (e.g. aerosol cans). DESCRIPTION 1 control panel 2 air outlet grille 3 castors 4 handles 5 filter 6 evaporator air intake grille 7 air exhaust hose housing 8 condensate drain connection 9 power cable 10 flange with cap 11 suckers 12 air exhaust hose 13 window outlet 14 castor locks 15 remote control unit (certain models only)
20 During the summer, you feel comfortable at a temperature of between 24 and 27° C with a relative humidity of about 50%. An air conditioner removes excess moisture and heat from the room where it is located. Compared with installed models, portable air conditioners have the advantage that they can be moved from one room to another in the home or be transported from one building to another. Hot air from the room is passed through a heat exchanger cooled by refrigerant gas. Excess heat and moisture are removed from the air which is then re-emitted into the room cooler and dryer. In single unit models, a small part of this air is used to cool the refrige- rant gas and then, when hot and damp, is discharged outsi- de. In models with outdoor unit, the circuit is cooled using air from outside. All Pinguino models can also be used in fan-only mode. WhatisPinguino?
21 GB 1 2 The instructions below will enable you to prepare your air conditioner for operation as efficiently as possible. Before use, make sure the air intake and outlet grilles are unobstructed. AIR-CONDITIONING WITHOUT INSTALLATION Just a few simple steps and your comfort is ensured with Pinguino: • Fit the air exhaust hose 12 in the housing 7 at the back of the appliance. Insert as shown in figure A. • If you have a double window, use the suckers 11 provided to hold the two parts of the window together (fig. C). • Fit the window outlet 13 to the end of the hose 12. • Place the air conditioner near a window or French window. • Make sure the air exhaust hose is unobstruc- ted. • Open the window or French window sligh- tly and position the outlet 13 as shown in figure B. A Preparing for use B C Keep the air hoses as short and free of curves as possible to avoid bottlenecks. ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS Before plugging the appliance into the mains socket, check that: • the mains power supply corresponds to the value indicated on the rating plate on the back of the appliance; • the power socket and electrical circuit are adequate for the appliance. • the mains socket matches the plug. If this is not the case, have the plug replaced; • the mains socket is adequately earthed. Failure to follow these important safety instructions absolves the manufacturer of all liability. The power cable must be replaced by a qualified professional only.
22 Preparing for use AIR-CONDITIONING WITH INSTALLATION If required, the Pinguino can also be installed semi-permanently (Fig. D). • Fit the flange accessory provided 10 in the hole • Fissare il tubo 12 in the housing at the back of the appliance (fig. A, page 21). • Fit the end of the hose 12 to the flange 10 as shown in fig. F. Proceed as follows: • Drill a hole in an outside wall or through a window pane. Respect the height and dimensions of the hole as given in figures E and F. 30 cm 30 cm 125 MAX100 cm MIN 35cm When the hose 12 is not fitted, the hole can be closed with the flange cap 10. NOTE: When installing the air conditioner semi-per- manently, you should leave a door slightly open (as little as 1 cm) to guarantee correct ventilation. in the window pane in the wall: you are recommended to insulate the sec- tion of wall using suitable insulation. in the woo- den kick- board of a French win- dow E F Keep the air hoses as short and free of curves as possible to avoid bottlenecks. D
23 GB Control panel DESCRIPTION OF THE CONTROL PANEL A ON/STAND-BY button B MODE selection button Air conditioning, dehumidifying, fan C FAN speed selection button D Timer button E Programmed operation increase temperature/time button F Programmed operation decrease temperature/time button G Display showing the temperature values set and the programmed operating time H Timer in operation light I/L/M/N Fan speed and AUTO mode lights O Fan mode light P Dehumidifying mode light Q Air-conditioning mode light R Remote control receiver D A B C E F G H I L M N O P Q R
24 Operating from the control panel TURNING THE APPLIANCE ON Plug into the mains socket. Two lines appear on the display indicating that the appliance is in stand-by. Press the ON/STAND-BY button (A). When turned on, the air con- ditioner starts operating in the same mode as when it was turned off. Press the MODE button (B) until the light corresponding to the required mode lights up: Light (Q) : air-conditioning mode Light (P) : dehumidifying mode Light (O) :fan mode AIR-CONDITIONING MODE Ideal for hot muggy weather when you need to cool and dehu- midify the room. To set operation of the appliance correctly, press the + (E) or - (F) buttons until the desired temperature is displayed. Then select the fan speed by pressing the FAN button (C) until the light corresponding to the required fan speed lights up: HIGH: the air conditioner operates at maximum to reach the required temperature as rapidly as possible MED: reduces noise levels but still maintains a good level of comfort LOW: for silent operation AUTO: the appliance automatically selects the most suitable fan speed in relation to the temperature set on the digi- tal display. The most suitable temperature for the room during the summer varies from 24 to 27°C. You are recommended, however, not to set a temperature much below the outdoor temperature. 25
25 GB DEHUMIDIFYING MODE Ideal for reducing humidity in spring and autumn, during rainy spells or in damp rooms, etc. In dehumidifying mode, the appliance must have the same configuration as for the air conditioning mode, with the air exhaust hose fitted to the appliance to allow air to be discharged externally. For instructions on preparing for use, see the section "Air conditioning without installation" (page 21). When the dehumidifying mode is selected, the light (P) comes on and “ ” appears on the display. At the same time, the AUTO fan light (N) comes on. In this mode, other speeds cannot be selected. FAN MODE Adjust fan speed by pressing the FAN button (C) as described for the air- conditioning mode. In this mode, AUTO cannot be selected. The fan speed selected will be displayed. Operating from the control panel SETTING THE TIMER The timer can be used to delay appliance start up or shutdown. This avoids wasting electricity by optimising operating periods. How to programme delayed start up • Plug the appliance into a mains socket and press the ON/STAND-BY button (A), then select the required operating mode and other settings (temperature, fan speed, etc). • Press the ON/STAND-BY button (A) again: The appliance switches to stand-by mode (the two central segments are displayed). • Press the TIMER button (D). The last timer setting or the preset value 6.0 flashes on the display. • Use the + (E) or - (F) buttons to set the number of hours delay before the appliance comes on. During the first ten hours, you can select half hour intervals. For times greater than ten hours, one hour intervals can be selected. If the + (E) or - (F) buttons are pressed for more than 2 seconds, the time runs rapidly up to a maximum of 24 hours. Press the timer button again within a few seconds to confirm the setting. If the setting is not confirmed within a few seconds, the display resets to stand-by. With the timer activated, the countdown before the programmed start up time is displayed and the light (H) flashes. To cancel the timer programme, press the timer button (D) again. How to programme delayed shutdown • Delayed shutdown can be programmed in any operating mode (air conditioning/dehumi- difying/fan). • Press the TIMER button (D). The last timer setting or the preset value 6.0 flashes on the display. • Use the + (E) or - (F) button to set the number of hours delay before the appliance goes off. During the first ten hours, you can select half hour intervals. For times greater than ten hours, one hour intervals can be selected. If the + (E) or - (F) buttons are pressed for more than 2 seconds, the time runs rapidly up to a maximum of 24 hours. Press the timer button again within a few seconds to confirm the setting. When the timer is set, the light (H) flashes. At the set time, the air conditioner shuts down and remains in stand-by. To cancel the timer programme, press the timer button (D) again.
26 Self-diagnosis SELF-DIAGNOSIS The appliance has a self diagnosis system to identify a number of malfunctions. LOW TEMPERATURE (frost prevention) PROBE FAILURE (sensor damaged) FULL TANK When the appliance is operating in dehumidifying mode, this device pre- vents the formation of ice. The appliance starts up again automatically when the defrosting process is completed. If this is displayed, contact your local authorised service centre. Empty the internal tank, see page 31 "End of season operations" IF ... IS DISPLAYED ...WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
27 GB Using the remote control unit (Certain models only) CORRECT USE OF THE REMOTE CONTROL • Point the remote control at the receiver (R) on the air conditioner. • Maximum distance: around 7 metres (without any obstacles between the remote control and the receiver). • The remote control should be handled with extreme care. Do not drop it, expose it to direct sunlight, or sources of heat. DESCRIPTION OF THE REMOTE CONTROL 16) FAN button 17) ON/OFF button 18) MODE button 19) TIMER button 20) Display Inserting or replacing the batteries • Remove the cover on the rear of the remote control; • Remove the flat batteries if present. • Insert two R03 AAA 1.5V batteries, making sure they are in the correct position (see the instructions inside the battery com- partment); • Replace the cover. If the remote control unit is replaced or discarded, the batteries must be removed and disposed of in accordance with current legislation as they are harmful to the envi- ronment. 20 16 17 19 18
28 Using the remote control unit TURNING THE APPLIANCE ON Plug into the mains socket. Press the ON/OFF button 17 (when turned on, the air conditioner starts operating in the same mode as when it was turned off). Press the MODE 18 button to select the required mode AIR-CONDITIONING (COOL) DEHUMIDIFYING (DRY) FAN ONLY (FAN) An arrow on the display indicates the selected mode. AIR-CONDITIONING MODE (COOL) Ideal for hot humid weather when you need to cool and dehumidify the room. In air-conditioning mode, use the buttons to select the desired temperature. The display shows the set temperature. To change the fan speed, use the FAN button 16 on the remote control, choosing from the avai- lable speeds: AUTO: the appliance automatically selects the most suitable fan speed in relation to the tem- perature set on the digital display. HIGH: the air conditioner operates at maximum to reach the required temperature as rapidly as possible MED: reduces noise levels but still maintains a good level of comfort LOW: for silent operation Two arrows on the display indicate respectively COOL and the fan speed. The most suitable temperature for the room during the summer varies from 24 to 27°C. You are recommended, however, not to set a temperature much below the outdoor temperature. DEHUMIDIFYING MODE (DRY) Ideal to reduce room humidity while avoiding temperature variations (spring and autumn, damp rooms, rainy periods, etc). In dehumidifying mode, the appliance selects fan speed automatically. Two arrows on the remote control display indicate DRY and AUTO respectively. FAN MODE ONLY (FAN) In fan mode, fan speed can be set by pressing the FAN button 16. The fan speed changes between the speeds available (LOW/MED/HIGH). Two arrows on the display indicate FAN mode and the speed set. In this mode, AUTO speed cannot be selected. SETTING THE TIMER The timer can be used to delay appliance start up or shutdown. This avoids wasting electricity by optimising operating periods. How to programme delayed shutdown • With the air-conditioning unit on, press the TIMER button 19. The time is displayed and the "h" symbol flashes, with a flashing arrow indicating TIMER OFF. • Set the time when you want the appliance to go off using the buttons (from 30 minutes to 24 hours). During the first ten hours, you can select half hour intervals. For times greater than ten hours, one hour intervals can be selected. • Press the TIMER button again to confirm the selection. The appliance emits a beep and the light (H) flashes on the control panel, confirming successful activation of the timer. A count- down of the time left is displayed on the remote control display and the light (H) flashes on the air conditioner display. • At the end of the set time the appliance switches off automatically.
29 GB • To cancel the timer programme, press the TIMER button again. The appliance emits a beep and both displays reset to display the settings prior to activation of the timer. How to programme delayed start up • With the air conditioner off, press the TIMER button. An arrow indicating TIMER ON flashes on the display. Now make all the desired settings for when the appliance will switch on (opera- ting mode, fan speed and temperature). Confirm the settings by pressing the TIMER button. The time is displayed and the "h" symbol flashes. Set the time when you want the appliance to switch off using the buttons (from 30 minutes to 24 hours). During the first ten hours, you can select half hour intervals. For times greater than ten hours, one hour intervals can be selected. • Press the TIMER button again to confirm the start-up time. A beep sounds and the time set is also displayed on the control panel, confirming setting of the timer. The light (H) flashes on the air conditioner display. A countdown of the time left is displayed on both displays. • At the end of the set time the appliance switches on automatically, with the settings made previously. • To cancel the timer programme, press the TIMER button again. The appliance emits a beep and both displays reset to stand-by. Using the remote control unit
30 To get the best from your air conditioner, fol- low these recommendations: • close the windows and doors in the room to be air conditioned. The only exception is when the appliance is installed through a hole in the wall. In this case, you are recom- mended to leave a slight draught through a door or window to guarantee correct venti- lation. • Protect the room from direct exposure to the sun by partially closing curtains and/or blinds to make the appliance much more economical to run; • Never rest objects of any kind on the air conditioner; • Never obstruct the air intake 6 or outlet 2; • Make sure there are no heat sources in the room. • Never use the appliance in very damp rooms (laundries for example). • Never use the appliance outdoors. Tips close doors and windows close blinds or curtains do not cover the appliance • Make sure the air conditioner is standing on a level surface. If necessary, place the two castor locks 14 under the front wheels 3.
GB Before cleaning or maintenance, turn the appliance off by pressing the ON/STAND-BY button (A) or in models with remote control unit, by pressing the ON/OFF button, then always unplug the appliance from the mains socket. CLEANING THE CABINET You should clean the appliance with a slightly damp cloth then dry with a dry cloth. For safety reasons, never wash the air conditioner with water. Precautions Never use petrol, alcohol or solvents to clean the appliance. Never spray insecticide liquids or similar. CLEANING THE AIR PURIFYING FILTERS To keep your air conditioner working efficien- tly, you should clean the dust filter every week of operation. The filter is housed in the intake grille. To clean the filters, proceed as follows 1. Remove the dust filter by extracting it upwards (figures G and H). 2. Use a vacuum cleaner to remove dust accu- mulations from the filter. If it is very dirty, immer- se in warm water and rinse a number of times. The water should never be hotter than 40°C. After washing, leave the filter to dry, then put back in place. START OF SEASON CHECKS Make sure the power cable and plug are undamaged and the earth system is efficient. END OF SEASON OPERATIONS To empty the internal circuit completely of water, remove the cap (figure I) Run off all water left into a basin. When all the water has been drained, put the cap back in place. Clean the filter and dry thoroughly before putting back. G 31 Cleaning H I
32 Troubleshooting PROBLEM CAUSE REMEDY The air conditioner does not come on • there is no current • it is not plugged into the mains • The safety device has tripped • wait • plug into the mains • Contact your service centre The air conditioner works for a short time only • the air exhaust hose has a constriction • the air exhaust hose is blocked • there are bends in the air exhaust hose • position the exhaust hose cor- rectly • check there are no obstacles obstructing air discharge • eliminate the bends The air conditioner works, but does not cool the room • window open • there are heat sources in the room (burner, lamp, etc) • ithe exhaust hose is detached • air filter clogged • the air conditioner is not powerful enough for the conditions or size of the room • close the window • eliminate the heat source • connect the exhaust hose • clean or replace the filter • clean or replace the filter Particular odour in the room • the filter is clogged The air conditioner does not operate for about 3 minutes after turning it on • The safety device has tripped • wait for three minutes / / P PF F/ / appears on the display • See self-diagnosis section WARNING - THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED IMPORTANT The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: Green and yellow: Earth Blue: Neutral Brown: Live As the colours of the wires in the mains lead may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as fol- lows: The green and yellow wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug marked with the letter E or the earth symbol or coloured green or green and yellow. The blue wire must be connected to the terminal marked with the letter N or coloured black. The brown wire must be connected to the terminal marked with the letter L or coloured red. ELECTRICAL CONNECTION (UK ONLY) A) If your appliance comes fitted with a plug, it will incorporate a 13 Amp fuse. If it does not fit your socket, the plug should be cut off from the mains lead, and an appropriate plug fitted, as below. WARNING: Very carefully dispose of the cut off plug after removing the fuse: do not insert in a 13 Amp socket elsewhere in the house as this could cause a shock hazard. With alternative plugs not incorporating a fuse, the circuit must be protected by a 15 Amp fuse. If the plug is a moulded-on type, the fuse cover must be re-fitted when changing the fuse using a 13 Amp Asta approved fuse to BS 1362. In the event of losing the fuse cover, the plug must NOT be used until a replacement fuse cover can be obtained from your nearest electri- cal dealer. The colour of the correct replacement fuse cover is that as marked on the base of the plug. B) If your appliance is not fitted with a plug, please follow the instruc- tions provided below:
33 GB Guarantee/technical specification GUARANTEE AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE The conditions of the guarantee and techni- cal assistance are given on the certificate supplied with your appliance. LIMIT CONDITIONS Room temperature for air conditioning 21 ÷ 35°C TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS Power supply voltage see rating plate Max. power input during air conditioning “ Refrigerant “ Cooling capacity “ Dimensions of appliance: • width 463 mm • height 773 mm • depth 372 mm • weight 30 kg Transport, filling, cleaning, recovery and disposal of refrigerant should be performed by a tech- nical service centre appointed by the manufacturer only. The appliance should be disposed of by a specialist centre appointed by the manufacturer only. Important information for correct disposal of the product in accordance with EC Directive 2002/96/EC. At the end of its working life, the product must not be disposed of as urban waste. It must be taken to a special local authority differentiated waste collection centre or to a dealer providing this service. Disposing of a household appliance separately avoids possible negative consequences for the envi- ronment and health deriving from inappropriate disposal and enables the constituent materials to be recovered to obtain significant savings in energy and resources.As a reminder of the need to dispose of household appliances separately, the product is marked with a crossed-out wheeled dustbin.
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