Vinotemp VT-38 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

B e v e r a g e / W i n e C o o l e r

V T - 3 8

O W N E R ’ S M A N U A L

Y o u r B e v e r a g e / W i n e C o o l e 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 wines or beverages.

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°F. The chart below suggests the optimal serving temperature for the different styles of wine.








Wine Style












Armagnac, Brandy, Cognac





Full Bodied Red wines, Shiraz





Tawny Port





Medium Bodied Red Wines





Amontillado Sherry





Light Bodied Red Wines





Full Bodied White Wines





Medium Bodied White Wines





Rosé, Light Bodied White Wines





Vintage Sparkling





Fino Sherry





Non Vintage Sparkling

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General Operating Instructions

Remove all external and internal packaging from your cooler. 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

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

Please fully read the instruction manual.

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

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Parts And Specifications .............................................


Important Safety Instructions .....................................


Cord Instructions ......................................................


Cooler Installation .....................................................


Operating Instructions ...............................................


Temperature Control..................................................


Rack Removal / Installation ......................................


Cleaning And Care...................................................


Moving Your Cooler..................................................


Troubleshooting ......................................................


Terms Of Sale And Warranty.....................................


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Adjustable leveling legs









Control Panel



LED Indicator



Temperature Adjustment



Light Switch





2 Temp.

Item Number


Dimension (HxWxD)





153.9 Lbs

Power Consumption

2.1 kW.h/24h

Cooling System


Temperature Range (for Right Side)

48 65°F



Temperature Range (for Left Side)

40 65°F



Rated Voltage


Rated Frequency


Input Power


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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 users 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.Keep away from children.

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 appliance is designed to be built-in(fully recessed) or free standing.

14.This cooler is intended for use in a controlled ambient location such that the ambient temperature does not exceed 90°F (32°C) and is not below 60°F (16°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 cooler, take off the door and leave the shelves in place so that children may not easily climb inside.

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For your protection, this unit is equipped with a 3-conductorcord set that has a molded 3- pronggrounding-typeplug, and should be used in combination with a properly connectedgrounding-typeoutlet as shown in figure A.

It is not recommended to use this cooler with an extension cord or power board. Please ensure that the appliance is plugged directly into the electrical outlet.


1.This cooler is designed to be built-in(fully recessed) or free standing.

2.Remove all exterior and interior packaging.

3.Place your cooler on a flat surface that is strong enough to support the unit when fully loaded.

4.Do not place the unit in a moist place or display in direct sunlight.

5.Do not place heavy objects on top of the unit.

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

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

8.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 due to handing during transportation.

9.Clean the interior surface with lukewarm water using a soft cloth before first use. Be sure to wipe dry.

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

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o Plug the power cord into a standard electrical outlet.o Gently place/slide the racks in the cooler.

o Determine the best temperature setting to use.o Place bottles inside the cooler.

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

Important: When using the cooler 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.


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

Temperature Presets:

For your convenience, the cooler is programmed at storing temperature. The temperature zone for the right side pre-setby the manufacturer is 54oF (12oC). The temperature zone for the left sidepre-setby the manufacturer is 45oF (7oC).

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 cooler in 1° increments. The temperature zone for the right side ranges from 48oF to 65oF (9oC-18oC).The temperature zone on the left side ranges from 40oF to 65oF (4oC - 18oC). The variance between compartments can be no more than 18oF (10oC).

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.

Both sides of this unit can store wine or beverages, but the left side can be set colder than the right side.

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

1.Remove any bottles stored on the rack.

2.Grasp the rack, and gently pull it up, then take it out.

3.To reinstall, push the racks into track rails until it completely stops. (See figure 1)

NOTE: Shelves are interchangeable, to store wine or beverage.

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