TECHNIKA Ducted/ Reciculating Slide out Range Hood Installation Guide

TECHNIKA Ducted/ Reciculating Slide out Range Hood Installation Guide & troubleshooting

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For Your Safety

Carefully read the following important information regarding installation safety and maintenance. Keep this information booklet accessible for future reference.
The appliance has been designed for use in a Ducted or Recirculating installation.
NOTE: Charcoal filters to be fitted when using in Recirculating mode.

Safety Precautions

Take care when the Range Hood is operating simultaneously with an open fireplace or burner that depends on natural ventilation as the Range Hood removes air from the room, which a burner or fireplace may need for combustion.
Provide adequate ventilation for the safe operation of the Range Hood. Follow any local laws that apply to external air evacuation.

Before connecting to the electricity network:

Look at the data plate (located inside the appliance) to ascertain that the voltage and power correspond to the available power supply and the power outlet is suitable. If in doubt ask a qualified electrician.
If the appliance is used intensively for a long period of time, you may need to opening a window to improve airflow.

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  • Do not check the status of the filters while the Range Hood is operating.
  • Do not touch bulbs or adjacent areas, during or straight after use.
  • CAUTION: Accessible parts may become hot when used with cooking appliances.
  • Do not flambé under the Range Hood.
  • Avoid free flame, as it is damaging to the filters and can cause a fire hazard.
  • Constantly check food frying, overheated oil may become a fire hazard.
  • Disconnect the electrical plug prior to any maintenance.
  • 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 the 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.
  • There shall be adequate ventilation in the room when the Range Hood is used at the same time as appliances burning gas or other fuels.
  • There is a fire risk if cleaning is not carried out in accordance with the instructions.
  • WARNING: DO NOT penetrate any screws into the range hood as this may result in electrical hazards.
  • WARNING: Failure to install the screws or fixing the device in accordance with these instructions may result in electrical hazards.

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  • If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent, or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard.
  • The air must not be discharged into a flue that is used for exhausting fumes from appliances burning gas or other fuels.
  • The minimum distance between the supporting surface for the cooking vessels on the hob and the lowest part of the range hood shall be at least 60cm. If the instructions for installation of the gas hob specify a greater distance, this has to be taken into account.
  • Regulation concerning the discharge of air has to be fulfilled.
  • The hoods can be applicable for 6 burners cooking together max.

THE MANUFACTURER DECLINES ALL RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY BREACHING THE ABOVE WARNINGS.

Use and Care

Before using the hood, open the slide-out shell.
It is recommended to start the Range Hood prior to commencing to cook and leave the Range Hood in operation for 15 minutes after cooking is finished in order to ompletely eliminate cooking vapors and odors.
To ensure the Range Hood continues to operate effectively, regular maintenance and cleaning are required. Clean the fan and other surfaces of the Range Hood regularly using a cloth moistened with warm water or non-abrasive liquid detergent.

LED Light Globe

WARNING: When changing the light globe, the contacts are live.
Before changing the light globe, unplug the appliance from the mains or switch off the circuit breaker in the fuse box.

  1. Remove the grease filter.
  2. You can remove the lamp by rotating the lamp anti-clockwise.
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  3. Please refer to the below specifications for the replacement lamp.
LED Module Max Power Voltage Diagram Lamp Cap ILOCOS D Code
3W 220-240V TECHNIKA Ducted/ Reciculating Slide out Range Hood Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 6 E14 DBL-3-H-E14-35

Controls

To turn ON the light, press the switch to the A position.
To turn OFF the light, push the switch to the B position.
To run the fan on SPEED I, press the switch to the C position.
To stop the fan, push the switch back to the middle E position.
To run the fan on SPEED II, press the switch to the D position.
To stop the fan, push the switch back to the middle E position.
NOTE: With the fan and/or light switches in the on position, the fan and/or light will switch on / off as the front rail is pulled out / pushed in.

Mechanical Switch

Commands Pattern:

A= LIGHT ON
B= LIGHT OFF
C= FAN SPEED I
D= FAN SPEED II
E= FAN OFF

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Cleaning your rangehood

The proper function of the rangehood requires regular maintenance operations.
The anti-grease filters capture the grease particles suspended in the air, and are therefore subject to clogging according to the frequency of the use of the appliance.
In order to prevent fire hazards, it is recommendable to clean the filters at least every 2 months by carrying out the following instructions:
– Remove the filters from the rangehood and wash them in a solution of water and neutral liquid detergent, leaving to soak.
– Rinse thoroughly with warm water and leave to dry.
– Washing the filters in a dishwasher may discolor the aluminum.
Before removing the filters, you should remove the outside filter first, then pull the slide-out shell to the farthest distance position prior to removing the inside filter.
When installing the filters, install the inside filter first with the slideout shell in the farthest distance position, and then install the outside filter.
The aluminum filters may alter in color after several washes.
This is not caused for customer complaints nor the replacement of filters.
Clean the fan and other surfaces of the cooker hood regularly using a cloth moistened with denatured alcohol or non-abrasive liquid detergent.

Charcoal filters (recirculating mode)
Replacing the Charcoal filters
These filters are not washable and cannot be regenerated, and must be replaced approximately every 4 months of operation, or more frequently with heavy usage.
Remove the anti-grease filters
Remove the saturated charcoal filters.
Fit the new charcoal filters.
Replace the anti-grease filters.

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Troubleshooting

Problem Possible reason Solution
Hood doesn’t work No electricity supply

Rangehood is folded closed

Check the plug is connected
Check that the main switch/circuit
breaker/safety switch is turned onUnfold the pull-out shell
Poor airflow Aluminum grease filters clogged Clean the filters and replace them when dry
Motor running but no airflow Butterfly valve jammed Contact service department
Motor turns off after a few minutes High-temperature safety device activated The kitchen is not sufficiently ventilated
The hood is installed too near to the cooking stove The hood must be at least 600mm from the stove
Oil dripping onto stove Aluminum grease filter saturated Wash the aluminum grease filters
Whirring sound Something in contact with fan blade Contact service department

Disposal

TECHNIKA Ducted/ Reciculating Slide out Range Hood Installation Guide  & troubleshooting 9By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.
The symbol on the product indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. Instead, it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
Disposal must be carried out in accordance with local environmental regulations for waste disposal.
For more detailed information about the treatment, recovery, and recycling of this product, please contact your local city council office.

Installation

Assembly and electrical connections must be carried out by authorized personnel.

Electrical Connection

The Range Hood is fitted with a power cord and a 3 pin plug. Install the Range Hood so that the plug is easily accessible. Plug the 3pin plug into a properly earthed, 10A general purpose power outlet.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agent, or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
The appliance has been manufactured as a class I, therefore earth cable is necessary.

PLEASE NOTE:
As a safety precaution, it is necessary for the customer to switch off and unplug the appliance for cleaning purposes.
Please ensure the power outlet is easily accessible with the Range Hood fully installed i.e. in an adjoining or overhead cupboard.

Dimensions

Install Range Hoods in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Technika recommends that all Range Hood clearances be a minimum of 650mm to a maximum of 750mm (between the top of the cooking surface and to the underside of the rangehood). Distance may be reduced to 600mm to align with AS/NZS 5601.

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NOTE: The front rails are fitted with 4 screws behind the rail.
-42mm rail to be fitted for ducted mode.
-80mm rail to be fitted for recirculation mode.

Instructions for Installation

WARNING: DO NOT penetrate any screws into the range hood body as this may result in electrical hazards.
Only use the holes provided for mounting to the wall or cabinet above.
WARNING: Failure to install the screws or fixing the device in accordance with these instructions may result in electrical hazards.
If a connection flue composed of two parts is used, the upper part must be placed outside the lower part.
Exhaust air must not be discharged into a flue which is used for exhausting fumes from appliances burning gas or other fuels.
Installation must comply with any local regulations concerning the discharge of exhaust air.
Before proceeding with the assembly, remove the anti-grease filter(s) (Fig.5) so that the unit is easier to handle. Prepare the hole in the ceiling or wall for the evacuation of the air.

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Fixing to the Wall or Cabinet

Position the rangehood, then mark and drill the holes.
Fix the appliance to the wall or cabinet taking care to align it with the cabinets.
For various installation types, use screws and screw anchors suited to the type of wall (e.g. reinforced concrete, plasterboard, etc.). If the screws and screw anchors are provided with the product, check that they are suitable for the type of wall on which the hood is to be fixed.
Check that the power cord is not squashed or damaged and PowerPoint is easily accessible by the customer.
Make sure ductwork is connected correctly and not squashed or damaged.
When set to Recirculating mode, ensure the charcoal filters are fitted, the large front rail is attached and the lever (see below) is set to Recirculating- air mode.
NOTE: When the charcoal filters are fitted, the suction power will decrease.

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READ THE INSTRUCTION BOOKLET BEFORE INSTALLING AND USING THE APPLIANCE.
The manufacturer will not be responsible for any damage to property or to persons caused by incorrect installation or improper use of the appliance.
The manufacturer is not responsible for any inaccuracies, due to printing or transcription errors, contained in this handout. In addition, the appearance of the figures reported is also purely indicative.
The manufacturer reserves the right to make changes to its products when considered necessary and useful, without affecting the essential safety and operating characteristics.
Technika constantly seeks ways to improve the specifications and designs of its products.
Whilst every effort is made to produce up-to-date literature, this document should not be regarded as an infallible guide.
Actual products only should be used to derive cut-out sizes.
All Technika Appliances must be installed by a qualified person/s with adherence to the relevant electrical, plumbing, and gas codes, with compliance being issued as required by state or national legislation.
Additionally, all Technika Upright cookers must have chains installed correctly in adherence to the relevant gas and plumbing codes by a licensed installer.
For maximum effectiveness and efficiency, all range hoods should be installed with the use of ductwork, by a licensed installer with adherence to the relevant state and national building codes and regulations.
All Technika appliances are for Domestic use only and must be installed by a licensed installer into Domestic Applications only, without exception and to the required Authorities’ guidelines. Any installation outside of this will VOID the warranty.
Alfresco areas are not a Domestic application.

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