Cannon CANTFS-03-LP User Manual
This heater is approved for use with Natural and Propane gases.
Please leave instructions with the owner
What to do if you smell gas
Gas pressure point
Flue installation - Standard flue kit
Alternative double skin flue installation
Alternative flue kit
Access to components
To replace primary glass
To replace the gas control
To replace the fan
To replace the electronic controller
To remove the burner and electrodes
For service to this appliance
The Cannon appliance is warranted against defects in materials and workmanship for a period of one, (1) year from its date of original purchase, for residential use in Australia.
Warranty service, which includes parts and labour for the replacement or repair of defective parts, is available through the CANNON distributor. (Details below or on page 21).
Consumers are responsible for service person’s travel outside normal service areas (approximately seventy (70k) radius from the nearest Cannon dealer’s location), local cartage, and normal maintenance as described in this manual.
Any product subjected to misuse, abuse, negligence, accident or alteration will have its warranty voided. The defacement of serial plate will have its warranty voided.
If installation is not carried out in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, this warranty may be void.
The customer must keep their “Tax Invoice” as proof of purchase of this product, and compliance certificate as proof of required installation.
Model number: ______________________________________
Serial number: _______________________________________
Date of manufacture: _________________________________
Date installed: _______________________________________
Compliance Certificate No: ____________________________
Don’t risk your appliance warranty
Only a licensed person will give you a Compliance Certificate, showing that the work complies with all the relevant standards.
And only a licensed person will have insurance protecting their workmanship for 6 years.
So make sure you use a licensed person to install this appliance and ask for your Compliance Certificate to ensure the manufacturers appliance warranty will be honoured.
This appliance is designed, manufactured and distributed by:
Tel: 1300 727 421
Please read this manual before installing and using the heater.
What to do if you smell gas
1.Turn OFF the main gas supply.
2.Extinguish any open flame.
4.Do not touch electrical switches.
5.Do not use your telephone.
6.Call your gas supplier immediately from a neighbour’s phone.
1.Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause injury or property damage. Refer to other sections of this manual for correct procedures, or consult with place of purchase, a licensed plumber, a gas supplier or the CANNON distributor listed in this manual.
2.Do not build the heater into bookcases or walls. Install only in locations as referred to in these installation instructions.
3.Due to high temperatures the room heater should be located out of traffic and away from:
Furniture and draperies,
Gasoline and other flammable liquids,
Do not place clothing or other flammable material on or near the heater.
4.Keep curtains*, clothing, furniture and other flammable materials at least 900mm from front, rear and sides of the heater.
*At the owner’s discretion curtain clearance can be less than 900mm as long as they are restrained from the front, top and sides of the heater. The manufacturer takes no responsibility if curtain clearance is less than 900mm and not restrained.
5.Children and adults should be alerted to the hazard of high surface temperature and should take care to avoid burns or clothing ignition.
THIS 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.
6. Never attempt to burn paper or any other material in the heater.
7.Do not spray aerosols in the vicinity of this appliance while it is in operation.
Do not place articles on or against this appliance.
Do not use or store flammable materials near this appliance.
8.This heater is not intended for use in a marine environment.
9.If removed, the glass window must be put back onto the unit prior to operating the heater.
10.Installation and repairs should be performed by a licensed service person only, refer to page 21 for service number.
11.The appliance should be inspected prior to use, with regular inspections (annually) to be made by a licensed service person. It is important that circulating air passageways of the appliance be kept clean, dirt and lint free, for a safe and efficient operation of the heater.
12.On first lighting your heater a smell may occur due to its new condition. This is quite normal and will disappear after a few hours use at the maximum control position.
13.Testing the effectiveness of the flue.
Before testing the flue, confirm air vents are unobstructed. If an exhaust fan or other heating appliances are present switch them on. This is to test that there is no interaction between the Cannon heater and other appliances.
For ‘air movement not to affect appliance’ see clause 5.3.1. For ‘air supply to appliance’ see clause 5.4.1.
For ‘ventilation requirements’ see clause 5.4.3.
WHEN THE HEATER IS OPERATING THE GLASS FRONT IS HOT. A safety guard conforming to Australian Standards requirements is available for this heater. It is an optional extra, which may be fitted to the heater to reduce the risk of fire or injury from burns. Its fitting is recommended when there are children present. For permanent protection of young children or the infirm, an optional mesh guard is recommended. Call your retailer or CANNON distributor for further details.
This appliance meets the following standards:
Standards Australia: AS 3100
AS 4553/AG 103
1.Plug the power cord into the wall socket and turn on the power to the heater, see figure 1. Use of an extension cord is not recommended.
2. For control
3. To turn heater on press switch to POWER ON position. There is a 5 second delay before the burner ignites. At this setting the burner is on LOW and the fan speed is on LOW. Refer figure 3.
The burner will ignite on both HIGH and LOW settings.
4. To turn burner to HIGH setting, press switch for HIGH setting. Refer figure 4.
5. To increase the fan speed to MED, press switch for MED setting. Refer figure 5.
6. To increase the fan speed to HIGH, press switch for HIGH setting. Refer figure 6.
7. To turn the burner to LOW setting, press switch for LOW setting. Refer figure 7.
On low burner setting it is more efficient to operate the fan speed on LOW.
8. If the burner fails to ignite, wait 20 seconds and repeat the ignition procedure. See below.
To turn burner OFF
To turn burner ON
9.In case of power failure return the switches to the OFF setting (refer figure 2). When the power returns wait 20 seconds for any unburnt gas to vent and start
The heater flame should be stable, no lifting from the burner and the logs should glow after approximately 15 minutes operation on HIGH setting.
The heater is a fuel effect unit and is designed to operate with luminous flames and may exhibit slight carbon deposits on the logs. If there is any excess carbon
For service to this appliance refer page 21 for contact details.
All cleaning should be carried out when the heater is cold. Normally the heater should only need wiping with a lint - free damp cloth. Any stubborn stains can be removed with a
Internally the heater should only be cleaned by a licensed service person listed in this manual.
If your heater requires attention contact your supplier or licensed service person listed in this manual.
The appliance should be inspected before use and at least annually by an authorised service person. More frequent cleaning may be required due to excessive lint
It is imperative that the control compartment and circulating air passage ways of the appliance be kept clean.
Do not use this fire if the glass is cracked or with the glass safety screen removed.
Do not use fire with broken or missing logs.
The data label is located on the rear of the removable pedestal front.
Natural or Propane gas, as indicated
on data label.
26 MJ/hr input.
21.45 MJ/hr (5.96 kW).
Energy star rating:
Approved to AS4553/AG 103.
Natural gas: 0.75 kPa.
(at the burner)
Propane gas: 2.65 kPa.
Integral part of controller.
Min. inlet pressure:
1.13 kPa (Nat Gas).
2.75 kPa (Propane).
Electronic direct spark.
240 VAC 10 Amp.
90 VA maximum.
• Safety guard.
• Gold trim.
• Cathedral ceiling flue box (for standard flue
Standard flue kit:
2 x 900mm lengths of 125mm ø painted
1 x 900mm length of 125mm ø plain flue.
1 x ceiling plate.
1 x 900mm painted bottom flue spigot length.
1 x 125mm ø flue cowl.
Alternative flue kit for
4 x 900mm lengths of 75mm ø inner
double skin flue:
1 x 850mm length of 170mm wide lower
outer flue cover.
2 x 850mm lengths of 170mm wide upper
1 x ceiling plate.
1 x 75mm ø flue cowl.
Refer fig. 8.
1.This appliance is to be installed by a licensed service person only.
2.This appliance shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s installation instructions, local gas fitting regulations, municipal building codes, electrical wiring regulations, and AS5601 the Australian Standard for gas installations. Refer also AS5601 for gas pipe sizing tables.
THIS HEATER IS NOT INTENDED FOR FIRE PLACE INSERT.
3.Ensure the minimum clearances to combustible construction are maintained during installation, including adequate space for the proper operation and servicing of the heater.
For clearances to curtains and furnishings refer to warning 3 & 4 on page 4.
For minimum clearances refer fig 9 and 10.
4. Remove the carton from the heater and lift from pallet.
Check that the heater is suitable for the gas available. Refer to the data label located on the fan chamber base, rear of pedestal front.
(Please dispose of packaging appropriately, keep away from children).
5.Prepare electrical and gas connections, a 10 Amp wall socket needs to be located within 1.5m of the heater.
6.Fit rear spacers as per figure 10.
7.Place heater in position. (Check flue and gas connection positions. Refer to gas connection instructions on page 11 and flue installation instructions on pages 16 & 17, 18 & 19).
8.Remove the front glass surround by holding it firmly on either side and pulling it towards yourself. Refer figure 11.
9.Remove the inner glass. Slacken off screws in top clamp and remove side clamps. Refer figure 12.