Vinotemp VT-34-2ZONE User Manual

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A P R O U D H E R I T A G E O F E X P E R I E N C E & Q U A L I T Y

Wine Cellar

V T - 3 4 - 2 Z O N E ( 3 4 b o t t l e )

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Y o u r W i n e C e l l a r

This unit can be used for Storage and/or Service. The unit has a glass door and soft interior light that you can leave on to elegantly display your wine.

S e r v i n g W i n e s

Storing wines at the proper temperature is important. To preserve them as long as possible, wine should be stored at approximately 55° Fahrenheit. However, the chart below suggests the optimal drinking temperature for the different styles of wine.

 

°C

 

 

°F

 

 

Wine Style

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19

 

66

 

Armagnac, Brandy, Cognac

18

 

64.5

 

Full Bodied Red wines, Shiraz

17

 

62

 

Tawny Port

15

 

59

 

Medium Bodied Red Wines

14

 

57

 

Amontillado Sherry

13

 

55.5

 

Light Bodied Red Wines

12

 

53.5

 

Full Bodied White Wines

11

 

52

 

Medium Bodied White Wines

10

 

50

 

Rosé, Light Bodied White Wines

9

 

48

 

Vintage Sparkling

8

 

53.5

 

Fino Sherry

7

 

44.5

 

Non Vintage Sparkling

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General Operating Instructions

Remove all external and internal packaging from your wine cellar. Be sure that all parts have been included before discarding any packaging materials. You may want to keep the box and packing materials for use at a later date.

Upon receipt and inspection of unit, the supply cord must be replaced if it is damaged. Contact our customer service at 1-800-777-8466or info@vinotemp.com.

Let the unit rest UNPLUGGED for 24 hours once you have it placed in your home.

Please fully read the instruction manual.

Save these instructions.

Please read and follow all safety rules and operating instructions before using.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS...................................

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .........................

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CORD INSTRUCTIONS.............................................

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WINE CELLAR INSTALLATION...................................

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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ....................................

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TEMPERATURE CONTROL.........................................

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WINE RACK INSTALLATION / REMOVAL ...................

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REVERSAL OF DOOR SWING ..................................

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CLEANING AND CARE ...........................................

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MOVING YOUR WINE CELLAR.................................

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TROUBLESHOOTING .............................................

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TERMS OF SALE AND WARRANTY ...........................

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SERVICE & IMPORTANT NOTICE .............................

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PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

1.Double-panewindow

2.Shelf

3.Cabinet

4.Control panel

5.Temperature adjustment (for upper shelves, white wines)

6.LED display (for upper shelves, white wines)

7.Light button

8.Temperature adjustment (for lower shelves, red wines)

9.LED display (for lower shelves, red wines)

Type

2 Temp.

 

 

Item Number

VT-34-2ZONE

Bottle Capacity

Approx. 34

Dimension (HxWxD) without handle

32.8"×19.8"×22.6"

 

 

Weight

88 Lbs

Input Power (90°F Ambient Temp.)

87.5W

Power Consumption (90°F Ambient Temp.)

1.25 kW.h/24h

Cooling System

R134a

Ambient Temp. Range

60 90°F

 

48 54°F

Temperature Range (for white wines)

 

55 65°F

Temperature Range (for red wines)

 

 

Rated Voltage

115V

 

 

Rated Frequency

60Hz

 

 

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should be followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, and personal injury.

1.Use this appliance only as described in this manual. Other uses are not recommended and may cause fire, electric shock or injury.

2.This product is intended for household use.

3.To protect against electric shock, do not immerse unit, plug or cord in water or other liquids. Avoid locating the unit in moist areas.

4.Never allow children to operate, play with, or crawl inside the unit.

5.Unplug from the outlet when not in use, when moving from one location to another, or before cleaning.

6.To disconnect the appliance, grip the plug and pull it from the wall outlet. Never pull by the cord.

7.Do not operate the appliance in the presence of explosive and/or flammable fumes.

8.Do not place the appliance or any of its parts near an open flame, cooking or other heating appliance.

9.Do not operate the appliance with a damaged cord or plug. If the product malfunctions, or if it is dropped or damaged in any manner, do not use.

10.The use of attachments is not recommended and may be hazardous.

11.Do not operate if the housing is removed or damaged.

12.A loose fit plug may cause overheating and a distortion of the plug. Contact a qualified electrician to replace loose or worn outlet.

13.This unit is designed to be free standing only, not to be built in.

14.The wine cellar is intended for use in a controlled ambient location such that the ambient temperature does not exceed 90°F (32°C).

15.Locate the unit away from direct sunlight and sources of heat (stove, heater, radiator, etc.). Direct sunlight may affect/alter the outside color of the appliance.

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or personal injury, unplug or disconnect the appliance from the power supply before servicing.

WARNING: Risk of child entrapment. Before you throw away your old wine cellar, take off the door and leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

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CORD INSTRUCTIONS

For your protection, this unit should be properly grounded. Unit is equipped with a 3-conductorcord set that has a molded3-pronggroundingtype plug, and should be used in combination with a properly connectedgrounding-typeoutlet as shown in figure A.

It is not recommended to use this wine cellar

with an extension cord or power board. Please ensure that the appliance is plugged directly into the electrical outlet.

WINE CELLAR INSTALLATION

Remove all exterior and interior packaging before use.

Check to be sure you have all of the parts and 1 owner’s manual.

Place your wine cellar on a flat, dry surface that is strong enough to support the unit when fully loaded.

This unit is designed to be free standing only.

Do not place heavy objects on top of the unit.

Unit is not designed for installation in a garage or basement.

Do not place the unit in direct sunlight or near sources of heat. Extreme hot and cold ambient temperatures may cause the unit not to perform properly or increase electrical consumption.

Do not place the unit next to a major appliance that emits large amounts of heat, such as a dishwasher, microwave, oven, etc.

Do not plug unit into the same outlet as a refrigerator or microwave.

Before connecting the appliance to the power source, let it stand upright for approximately 24 hours. This will reduce the possibility of a malfunction in the cooling system from handling during transportation.

Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth before first use.

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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

1.Gently place/slide the racks in the wine cellar.

2.Determine the best temperature setting to use.

3.Place bottles inside the cooler.

4.Plug the power cord into a standard electrical outlet.

5.Limit the frequency of opening the door to conserve energy and maintain proper storage temperature.

6.You can turn the interior light on and off by touching the button labeled with a light bulb on the front control panel.

Important: When using the wine cellar for the first time, allow at least 24 hours for the internal temperature to adjust properly. Make sure there are at least 3 to 5 bottles in the unit.

TEMPERATURE CONTROL

Important: In order to operate efficiently, this product should be in an environment with an ambient temperature of less than 90°F (32°C).

Temperature preset:

For your convenience, the wine cellar is programmed at storing temperature. White wines are stored in the upper two shelves of the cabinet. The white temperature pre-setby the manufacture is 48oF (9oC). Red wines are stored in the lower four shelves of the cabinet. The red temperaturepre-setby the manufacture is 55oF (13oC).

Setting the temperature control (manually):

You can manually adjust the temperature. Simply press the (-)button on the control panel to decrease the temperature and the (+) button to increase the temperature inside the wine cellar. The temperature range for white wines is from 48oF (9oC) to 54oF (12oC). The temperature range for red wines is from 55oF (13oC) to 65oF (18oC).

When the cabinet temperature is too low, the LED will display “LL”. When the temperature is too high, it will display “HH”. The “ER” display shows when there has been a power disruption.

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WINE RACK INSTALLATION / REMOVAL

To prevent damaging the door gasket, make sure to have the door all the way open when pulling shelves out of the rail compartment.

To insert a rack in the cabinet (See Figure 1):

1.Using a right angle engagement on both sides, gently push the rack into the cabinet until the notch is positioned over the screw, then put it down over the screws and push the shelf into the cabinet until it stops.

To remove a rack from the cabinet (See Figure 2):

1.Remove all bottles stored on the wood shelf.

2.Grasp the front of the shelf, and gently slide it until the side screws are positioned above the notches in the shelf, then lift the shelf and take it out.

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