EdgeStar AP10001B User Manual

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Portable Air Conditioner

AP10001B

Owner’s Manual

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Important Safety Information

Improper handling can cause serious damage to the appliance and/or to the user. Please read the following safety information.

Electrical Safety

This unit is designed for indoor use only.

Do not use the unit in extremely humid or wet environments.

Do not spray water and wet the housing or control panel.

Do not pull the unit by the cord.

Always turn the unit off and unplug it from the outlet when cleaning.

Unplug the unit if it is not going to be used for a long period of time.

Do not operate the unit with a damaged plug or a loose socket.

Use only the correct power supply with appropriate amperage.

If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, a service agent, or qualified technician.

Do not remove any part of the casing unless instructed by an authorized technician.

General Safety

This portable air conditioner is not intended to be used by children.

Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with this product.

Do not allow children to play with the controls or drop any objects into the air outlets or vents.

Do not place objects or let any person sit on top of the unit.

Only use in the upright position on a flat, level surface and provide at least 20 inches of clearance from any walls or objects.

Route the power cord carefully to avoid a tripping hazard.

This unit is intended for domestic use only. Do not use the portable air conditioner for industrial or commercial use. Any other use may invalidate the warranty.

You must open the front louver when using the portable air conditioner.

RESET

TEST

Your portable air conditioner is supplied with a Leakage-Current Detection and Interruption (LCDI) safety plug. This device provides protection to reduce the risk of fire due to arcing faults in the power supply cord. Before using your portable air conditioner, follow the instructions below to ensure that the LCDI plug is working properly:

1.Plug the power cord to a grounded outlet.

2.Press the TEST button on the LCDI plug. This should trip the plug and cut the power to the air conditioner. If the plug does not trip and you are able to turn on the unit, please contact technical support.

DO NOT USE YOUR PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONER IF THE TEST FAILS.

Press the RESET button to start using your air conditioner.

Do not use the TEST and RESET buttons as an ON/OFF switch.

Electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please contact your local recycling center for more information on how to recycle electronic waste.

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Table of Contents

 

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.................................................................

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INTRODUCTION ...................................................................................................

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PARTS IDENTIFICATION .....................................................................................

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BACK VIEW..........................................................................................................

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FRONT VIEW........................................................................................................

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INSTALLING THE CARBON FILTER...................................................................

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WINDOW KIT INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.................................................

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PREPARATIONS FOR INSTALLING THE WINDOW KIT..................................................

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INSTALLING THE WINDOW PLATES..........................................................................

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ATTACHING THE OVAL ADAPTER TO THE EXHAUST HOSE .........................................

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CONNECTING THE EXHAUST HOSE TO THE UNIT......................................................

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CONNECTING THE OVAL ADAPTER TO THE WINDOW KIT ...........................................

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NOTES ABOUT THE EXHAUST HOSE .......................................................................

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DRAINING THE UNIT............................................................................................

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DIRECT DRAINAGE................................................................................................

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MANUAL DRAIN ....................................................................................................

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CONTROL PANEL OVERVIEW..........................................................................

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OPERATING THE CONTROL PANEL ...............................................................

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POWER .............................................................................................................

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AUTO-RESTART: ................................................................................................

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COOLING MODE .................................................................................................

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DEHUMIDIFYING MODE .......................................................................................

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AUTOMATIC MODE .............................................................................................

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FAN ONLY MODE ...............................................................................................

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FAN BUTTON .....................................................................................................

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TIMER BUTTON ..................................................................................................

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How to set the unit to automatically turn on ................................................

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How to set the unit to automatically turn off ................................................

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LED DISPLAY ....................................................................................................

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Error Codes .................................................................................................

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SLEEP BUTTON ..................................................................................................

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USING THE REMOTE CONTROL ......................................................................

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INSTALLING THE BATTERIES ................................................................................

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NORMAL SOUNDS.............................................................................................

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ENERGY SAVING GUIDE...................................................................................

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MAINTENANCE ..................................................................................................

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CLEANING THE UNIT ...........................................................................................

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CLEANING THE PRE-FILTERS ...............................................................................

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PREPARATION FOR STORAGE .............................................................................

15

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

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TROUBLESHOOTING CONTINUED .........................................................................

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SPECIFICATIONS...............................................................................................

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EDGESTAR LIMITED WARRANTY ...................................................................

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Introduction

Thank you for purchasing this EdgeStar portable air conditioner. We are glad you chose us. We believe that your purchase of this product opens a relationship between you and EdgeStar. We will provide the customer support needed to nurture that relationship.

This manual contains important information regarding the proper installation, use and maintenance of your portable air conditioner. Following this manual will ensure that your product will work at its peak performance and efficiency.

Please save the original product packaging in case you need to safely transport your portable air conditioner.

For Your Records:

Please write down the model number and serial number below for future reference. Both numbers are located on the ratings label on the back of your unit and are needed to obtain warranty service. You may also want to staple your receipt to this manual as it is the proof of your purchase, and is also needed for service under your warranty.

Model Number:

Serial Number:

Date of Purchase:

To better serve you, please do the following before contacting customer service:

If you received a damaged product, immediately contact the dealer that sold you the product.

Read and follow this instruction manual carefully to help you install, use and maintain your portable air conditioner.

Read the troubleshooting section of this manual as it will help you diagnose and solve common issues.

Visit us on the web at http://www.edgestar.com to register your product, download product guides, additional troubleshooting resources and up-to-date information.

If you need warranty service, our friendly customer service representatives are available via email at service@edgestar.com or by telephone at 1 (866) 319-5473.

First Time Operating Instructions

Before use, make sure all packaging labels and materials are all removed from the unit. Be sure to keep track of all included parts and pieces before discarding packaging materials. It is advised that you keep the original box and packaging materials in case you are ever to move or ship the unit in the future.

Let the unit stand for at least 24 hours before you use it; this allows the cooling components time to settle from transit. The instruction manual should be read before use.

This owner’s manual is provided for reference use only. Specifications may change without prior notice. Refer to the product label on the back of your portable air conditioner for the latest technical information.

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Parts Identification

Front View

Window Plate

 

 

Window Plate

 

with Hole

Oval Window

Control Panel

Kit Adapter

Front Air Vent/

 

Exhaust Hose

Louver

Handle

Remote Sensor

Note: You must

 

open the front air

Caster

vent when operating

 

the unit.

 

Back View

Pre-filter

Air Intake

Exhaust Outlet

Upper Drain Valve

Air Intake/

Compressor pre-filter

Lower Drain Valve

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Installing the Carbon Filter

CAUTION: Never operate the air conditioner without the pre-filter attached.

Your EdgeStar portable air conditioner ships with a pre-filter and an activated carbon filter. The carbon filter will help remove contaminates and odors from the air. It is recommended you replace the carbon filter every two to three months, or as needed. It is necessary to clean the pre-filter periodically. Follow the steps below to install the carbon filter:

1. Pull the pre-filter straight up.

Filter frame

 

 

Activated

Pre-filter

carbon filter

 

Note: The size of the carbon filter may vary.

2. Separate the filter frame from the pre-filter.

3. Place the activated carbon filter on the pre-filter.

4. Reattach the filter frame.

5. Insert the assembled pre-filter into the back of the unit.

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Preparations for installing the window kit

NOTE: Some models may ship with foam strips to minimize air gaps and for insulation purposes.

Window Kit Installation Instructions

You must vent your portable air conditioner when running in it cooling mode. Your unit includes a window exhaust kit that can be used to vent the unit out a window.

Before you begin, make sure you have all the parts necessary for installation.

Window Kit Parts:

Window Plate

Window Plate

with Hole

 

Oval Window

 

Kit Adapter

 

Exhaust Hose

 

NOTE: You may need to contact your electrician if your room’s circuit is not able to power your unit.

If you have multiple windows, choose one that is near an electrical outlet that will be able to provide sufficient power to your unit. See the power requirements listed on the product label printed on the side, or on the back of your portable air conditioner.

Your window kit can be installed on a horizontal or vertical sliding window as shown in the following pictures:

Follow the instructions on the next pages to install the window kit.

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