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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 - 4 5 R

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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 packaging and labels 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 of unit and inspection, the supply cord must be replaced if it is damaged. Contact our customer service at 1-800-777-8466.

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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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

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

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

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

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

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TEMPERATURE CONTROL

 

Setting the temperature control (presets):...............................................

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Setting the temperature control (manually); ............................................

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

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

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

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

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LIMITED WARRANTY:.......................................................................................

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

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Contact..........................................................................................................

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PARTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

1.

Double-panewindow

2. Grill

3.

Adjustable levelling legs

4. Shelf

5.

Cabinet

6. PVC Cover

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

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

9.Light button

10.Temperature adjustment (for lower shelves, red wines) 11.LED display (for lower shelves, red wines)

Type

2 Temp

Item Number

VT-45R

Bottle Capacity

Approx. 45

Dimension (HxWxD)

34.3”×23.9”×22.6”

 

 

Weight

158.7 Lbs

Power Consumption

1.2kw.h/24h

Cooling System

R134a

Ambient Temp

86.5°F

Temperature Range

45 65°F

 

 

Rated Voltage

115V

Rated Frequency

60Hz

Input Power

140W

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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 users are not recommended, as it may cause fire, electric shock or personal injury.

2.This product is intended for household and commercial use.

3.To protect against electric shock, do not immerse unit, plug or cord in water or other liquids.

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.Place the unit on a dry level surface.

12.Unit is not designed for use in a garage or basement.

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

14.A loose fit between the AC outlet (receptacle) and plug may cause overheating and a distortion of the plug. Contact a qualified electrician to replace loose or worn outlet.

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

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

17.Locate the unit away from direct sunlight and sources of heat (stove, heater radiator, etc.). Direct sunlight will 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.

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CORD INSTRUCTIONS

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

OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

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

2.This wine cellar is designed to be built-in(fully recessed) or free standing.

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

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

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

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

7.The unit’s cooling system operates efficiently with an ambient temperature of less than 90°F (32°C). Do not install in a garage or basement.

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

9.Determine the best setting to use: refer to the temperature guides for appropriate serving (see pages 8). An easy reference guide for serving temperatures is also found on the inside door.

10.Place bottles inside the cooler.

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

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.

ALWAYS REMOVE ALL BOTTLES BEFORE MOVING THE WINE CELLAR

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TEMPERATURE CONTROL

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

Setting the temperature control (presets):

For your convenience, The Wine cellar is programmed at storing temperature. White wines are stored in the upper three shelves of the cabinet. The white temperature pre-setby the manufacture is 48oF (9oC); Red wines are stored in the lower three shelves of the cabinet. The red temperaturepre-setby the manufacture is 56oF (13oC). To change the preset temperature in the wine cellar, simply press the Preset button until the desired number appears. The following sections about storing and serving wines will advise the optimal temperature for your wine.

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 45oF (7oC) to 54oF (12oC). The temperature range for red wines is from 54oF (12oC) to 65oF (18oC).

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WINE RACK REMOVAL / INSTALLATION

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 racks.

2.Pull the racks out flatly and press the button in each side. (See figure 1)

3.Push the racks into sliders. (See figure 2)

NOTE: The bottom rack can not be removed. (See figure 3)

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REVERSAL OF DOOR SWING

The door of the wine cellar could be opened either from the left or right side. The wine cellar, as delivered to you, is installed from the left side.

If you want to reverse the open direction of door, please do as follows:

1.Disconnect the power, take out all the wines and lay the wine cellar back on the ground. Please remember when finished reversing the door not to power up the unit for 24 hours to allow the coolants to settle in the compressor.

2.Remove top hinge cover. Use the special screw driver to remove the three screws on the top hinge, then lift up the door to take the door off.

3.Unscrew the two screws and remove the grill.

4.Remove the support wheel on the left bracket.

5.Use the special screw driver to unscrew the six screws on the right downward door axis and left bracket. Remove the support wheel on the left bracket and install it on the right bracket.

6.Install the right bracket and left downward door axis.

7.Remove the fixing screw on the door handle, then remove the handle and fix it on the right of the door.

8.Reinstall the door.

9.Install the top hinge on the other side.

10.Screw back in place the top hinge cover, grill and screw covers. 11.Install the support wheel on the right bracket.

12.You now have the door fully installed on your desired side.

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