DeLonghi TCH8590ER manual

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  • Brand: DeLonghi
  • Product: Heater
  • Model/name: TCH8590ER
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian

Table of Contents

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When using any electrical appliance, some basic safety precautions should be observed to reduce the risk of
fire, electric shock, and/or injury to persons. Specifically:
1. Read all instructions carefully before using the appliance.
2. This appliance gets very hot when in use. To prevent burns, do not touch hot surfaces with bare skin. Use
the handle when moving the appliance. Keep all flammable materials, such as furniture, pillows, bed-
ding, paper, clothing, and curtains at least 3 feet (90 cm) from the front and top of the appliance also
avoid contact with the sides and back.
3. 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 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.
4. Always disconnect the plug from the power outlet when the appliance is not in use.
5. Do not operate the appliance with a damaged cord or plug, after faulty operation, or when it has
been dropped or damaged in any way. Contact the nearest authorized service facility for examina-
tion, electrical or mechanical adjustment, or repair.
6. Do not use the appliance outdoors.
7. This heater is not intended for use in bathrooms, laundry areas, or similar indoor locations.
Never position the appliance where it may fall into a bathtub or come in contact with water.
8. Do not run the power cord under carpeting. Do not cover cord with throw rugs, runners, or the like. Keep
the cord away from any passageways where it could be tripped over.
9. To completely turn off the appliance, push the ON/STAND-BY button (A), and then unplug the heater.
10. Do not wrap the cord around the appliance immediately after use.
11. Do not insert or allow foreign objects to get into the air intakes or exhaust vents, as this may cause electric
shock or fire, or damage the appliance.
12. To prevent a possible fire, do not block air intake or exhaust in any way. Do not use the appliance on soft
surfaces, such as beds, where the openings may become blocked.
13. Do not cover the appliance while it is functioning in order to avoid overheating and the risk of fire.
14. The internal parts of the appliance can become very hot or produce sparks during operation. Do not use
the appliance in areas where gasoline, paints, or other flammable liquids are used or stored.
15. Use this appliance only as described in this manual. Any other use not indicated by the manufacturer
may cause fire, electric shock, or injury to persons.
16. To prevent current overload and blown fuses, make sure that no other appliance is plugged into the same
outlet or into another outlet wired into the same circuit.
17. It is normal for heater’s plug and cord to feel warm to the touch. However, an excessively hot or deformed
plug or cord is not normal and may be the result of a defective electrical outlet. Defective outlets must be
replaced before using the heater. Plugging the heater into a worn outlet may result in overheating of the
power cord or may cause the risk of fire.
18. If the supply cord is damaged, to reduce the risk of malfunction it must be replaced by the manufacturer,
its service agent, or a licensed and qualified professional.
19. Do not use this appliance with an extension cord or outlet strip. Connect the appliance directly to a suita-
ble outlet.
20. Make sure that the plug is fully inserted into the outlet. Wall outlets may deteriorate with time, so check the
plug periodically for signs of overheating or deformation. If the outlet has deteriorated, stop using it and
have it repaired.
21. Check that neither the appliance nor the power cord have been damaged during shipping.
22. Make sure that no styrofoam or other packing materials remain in the appliance.
23. The first time the appliance is used, run it at the maximum power for at least two hours. During this time,
ventilate the room thoroughly to eliminate the “new” smell released by the appliance. It is completely nor-
mal for the appliance to emit “creaking” sounds the first time it is run.
24. CAUTION: To prevent electric shock, make sure the wide prong of the plug is inserted in the wide slot
of the outlet.
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Before connecting the plug to the power outlet, make sure that the voltage of your electrical system
corresponds to the voltage shown on the appliance rating label and the outlet you are going to use is
in good condition.
The appliance may be used on any rigid horizontal surface. Do not overload the electrical circuit;
avoid using the same outlet for multiple appliances.
1. Connect the base of the appliance to the body, inserting the pegs in the seats provided (see
Figure 2).
2. Turn the appliance over and fasten the base to the body using the screws provided (see
Figure 3).
3. Run the power cord through the opening provided on the base (see Figure 4).
1 Phillips head screwdriver type PH 2 x 100
8 screws (included)
Assembly time: approx. 5 minutes
1. Connect the appliance to the power outlet.
2. The appliance emits a beep and the power indicator light (H) comes on and remains on as long
as the appliance is powered.
3. The appliance goes into STAND-BY and the display shows “- - ”.
4. Press the ON/STAND-BY button (A) to turn on the appliance. It will begin to heat with the
predefined settings.
5. Press the MODE button (E) to select one of the following functions available:
Heating ( ) Ventilation ( ) Anti-freeze ( ).
5.1 Heating ( )
In this operating mode you can set the desired temperature by pressing the + and - adjust-
ment buttons (B) and selecting one of the power levels: MIN, MAX, and AUTO using the
power selector button (D).
MIN power level:
The appliance operates at the minimum power, reducing noise and energy consumption to
the minimum.
MAX power level:
The appliance operates at the maximum power for rapid heating of the room.
AUTO power level:
The appliance automatically determines the operating power based on the ambient condi-
5.2 Ventilation ( )
In this operating mode only the fan operates, so the appliance does not heat the room.
Press the power selector button (D) to select the desired ventilation speed: MIN or
5.3 Anti-freeze ( )
In this operating mode the appliance keeps the room at a temperature of 45°F (7°C) to prevent
freezing temperatures.
6. If you want the appliance to distribute the airflow over a larger area, press the oscillation button
(C) ( ). The appliance will then oscillate right and left. To stop the oscillation in the desired
position, just press oscillation button C again.
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7. To turn off the appliance press button ON/STAND-BY (A) and remove the plug from the outlet.
NOTE: The display can show the temperature in both °F and °C. To select, press and hold the + key
for few seconds, then release.
This function can be activated from any operating mode.
Delayed switch-on: With the appliance STAND-BY, press the timer button (F) ( ).
The display shows the symbol and the time remaining before switch-on. To set the timer, use the
+ and - adjustment buttons (B), then wait a few seconds for the programming to be set.
The display returns to showing “--” for stand-by and the symbol to indicate you have set the timer.
When the programmed time has been reached, the appliance turns on with the same settings it had
during the previous operation.
Delayed shut-off: With the appliance on, press the timer button (F) ( ). The display shows the
symbol and the time remaining before shut-off.
To set the timer, use the + and - adjustment buttons (B), then wait a few seconds for the programming
to be set. The display returns to showing the current settings and the symbol to indicate you
have set the timer. When the programmed time as been reached the appliance shuts off automatical-
ly. If you want to go back to operation without the timer, press the timer button (F) twice.
The timer symbol disappears from the display.
• The remote control functions correspond to those on the control panel. See the section “Opera-
tion and Use" on the previous page. for a description of the functions.
• Remove the cover on the rear of the remote control;
• Insert two AAA (R03/1.5V) batteries (included but packaged separately) making sure they
are in the correct position (see the instructions inside the battery compartment);
• Replace the cover.
• Old batteries must be removed and disposed of in accordance with current legislation as
they are harmful to the environment.
- Before carrying out any maintenance, always remove the plug from the power outlet.
- During the season when the appliance is being used, regularly clean the air intake and
outlet grilles using a vacuum cleaner.
- Never use abrasive powders or solvents to clean the appliance.
- Remove the back grille by pulling it outward (Fig. 1).
Remove the dust filter that filters impurities from the air taken in from the room, blow it ligh-
tly, then reposition it in the appliance.
- Never use this heating appliance in the immediate vicinity of a bathtub, shower, or swimming pool.
- Use the appliance always and only in the vertical position.
- Do not use the appliance to dry laundry, and do not obstruct the air intake and outlet grilles
(danger of overheating).
- Do not operate the appliance in contact with walls, furniture, curtains, etc.
- If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, the authorized service
facility, or a qualified electrician, in order to prevent the risk of malfunction.
- Do not cover the appliance while it is operating, as this could potentially cause a fire.
- Do not use this appliance in a room smaller than 43 square feet (4 m²).
- Heaters should never be used with an extension cord or outlet strip. Heaters should be plugged
directly into an outlet.
- Do not use the appliance before assembling the base, as shown on paragraph “assembling the
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Additional safety features
1. Overheating protection: a safety device switches the fan heater off if it accidentally overheats
(e.g. air intake and outlet grilles obstructed, motor not turning or turning slowly). In this case
remove the plug from the power outlet and leave it unplugged for a few minutes, eliminate the
cause of overheating, then plug the fan heater back and turn on it again.
2. Tip over safety switch: a safety tip-over switch turns the fan heater off if it tips over or is positio-
ned in an improper way that could jeopardize safety.
Note: To avoid overheating the appliance, do not cover it.
In case “PF” is displayed and a warning sound is emitted, there is a fault on the temperature sensor.
If the problem persists contact the Service Center.
If the appliance shuts off unexpectedly:
- Check that the appliance is receiving power.
- Check that the appliance is in the vertical position and on a flat surface, as the safety tip-
over switch may have been tripped.
- Check the temperature set and the timer.
The appliance may be off because the set temperature has been reached or the time set on
the timer has elapsed.
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This warranty applies to all products with De’Longhi or Kenwood brand names.
What does the warranty cover?
We warrant each appliance to be free from defects in material and workmanship. Our obli-
gation under this warranty is limited to repair at our factory or authorized service center of
any defective parts or part thereof, other than parts damaged in transit. In the event of a
products replacement or return, the unit must be returned transportation prepaid. The repai-
red or new model will be returned at the company expense.
This warranty shall apply only if the appliance is used in accordance with the factory direc-
tions, which accompany it, and on an Alternating current ( AC ) circuit.
How long does the coverage last?
This warranty runs for one year (1) from the purchase date found on your receipt and
applies only to the original purchaser for use.
What is not covered by the warranty?
The warranty does not cover defects or damage of the appliance, which result from repairs
or alterations to the appliance outside our factory or authorized service centers, nor shall it
apply to any appliance, which has been subject to abuse, misuse, negligence or accidents.
Also, consequential and incidental damage resulting from the use of this product or arising
out of any breach of contract or breach of this warranty are not recoverable under this war-
ranty. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damage, so the above limitation may not apply to you.
How do you get service?
If repairs become necessary, see contact information below:
U.S. Residents:
Please contact our toll free hotline at 800-322-3848 or log onto our website at
For all accessories, spare parts or replacement parts, please contact our parts division at 1-800-
Residents of Canada: Please contact our toll free hotline at 1-888-335-6644 or log onto
our website at
Residents of Mexico: Please refer to the Limited Warranty statement for Mexico.
Please refer to the back page of the manual for De’Longhi addresses.
The above warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties and representations. All
implied warranties are limited to the applicable warranty period set forth above. This limita-
tion does not apply if you enter into an extended warranty with De’Longhi. Some states do
not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above exclusions may
not apply to you. De’Longhi does not authorize any other person or company to assume for
it any liability in connection with the sale or use of its appliance.
How does state law apply?
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights, which
vary from state to state.

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